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Should I Get a Home Inspection

Buying a home? Don't forget to have a home inspection done. Some home buyers wonder if the home they are looking to purchase needs to be inspected.

Every home has some issues, what a home inspection does is look for major defects such as faulty wiring or moisture entering the structure. The home inspection will also address items such as inoperable windows and doors along with leaking plumbing fixtures.

How Real Estate agents can limit their liability

1) Insist that your client have a professional home inspection performed, including ancillary inspections such as mold, radon, termites (WDI) etc.

2) Recommend the high- value inspector, not the low-priced inspector. Trying to save your client $100 on an inspection could cost them $10,000 in missed repairs.

Ideas that will make your Home Inspection go smoother

By preparing your home ahead of time you can speed up the sale of your home and you will have less concerns that will delay closing.

1) Make sure that the utilities are turned on such as the water, electrical and gas.

Three common mistakes homebuyers should avoid

Common mistake #1

Thinking you can't afford it.