Realities of Real Estate: How to keep everyone happy in a home inspection
1:56 pm Fri, February 1, 2013
Posted: 1:56 pm Fri, February 1, 2013
By Bob and Donna McWilliamsThe Daily Record
As we get into spring, a lot of homes will start to go under contract. But, getting your house under contract isn’t a guarantee that it’ll get to settlement. The inability of a buyer to secure financing can derail a purchase, but the biggest bone of contention is often the home inspection. More than just about anything, home inspections are the leading culprit in blowing a deal. At times, there are legitimate reasons for a buyer to withdraw. However, all too often, problems arise because the agents, buyers and sellers are unclear about how the process should work. Home inspectors themselves can also contribute to creating an issue by overblowing the significance of flaws discovered in a house. Consequently, here are a few tips to help you through the home inspection process.
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