A Pre-listing Home Inspection Can Save You Money

A pre-listing home inspection can cost anywhere between $200 and $700, causing many sellers to forego them. If a buyer wants or needs to have an inspection done before closing, let him or her foot the bill, right? While you can let the buyer pay for an inspection, doing so may cost you more than…

Getting in Hot Water During Home Inspections

While a house inspection is a necessary step in the home buying process, you can use this time to your advantage. An inspector will show you important details about your potential new home — knowledge that can save you headaches later. The water heater is one such element. Overall Condition Accompany the inspector on her…

Showing Good Faith Through Inspection Results

As a seller, you are not obligated to have your home inspected before you put it on the market. It’s still a good idea to do so, though. Being transparent about the state of your house with potential buyers can go a long way toward building a trusting relationship with them. Transparency Most people who…

Minimize Stress With a Pre-listing Home Inspection

With uncertainty about when and if your property will sell, where you will live if it sells before you find a new house and whether you will get full asking price, the home selling process is stressful in and of itself. For most sellers, it becomes even more so when buyers’ inspectors begin to reveal…

Radon Tests Affordable and Convenient

The expense and inconvenience of tests are radon myths that keep people from having their homes tested. Thankfully, radon tests do not cost an arm and a leg. Not to mention that these tests take at most a week to conduct with most of it spent waiting. For about $15, you can buy a short-term…