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Do you think your home is in top shape to sell? Not so fast. There are several unexpected hazards a home inspector can uncover that are enough to make prospective buyers run. Some are literally hidden from view; seller’s simply miss.

Selling your home can be a stressful as buying one. Most buyers are going to have an inspection on the home they plan to buy. Having a Pre-Certified Inspection performed on your home ahead of time helps in many ways.

  • It permits you to make repairs ahead of time so that it helps speed up closing.
  • Defects won’t become a negotiating stumbling block at the end of buying process.
  • There is no delay in obtaining the Use and Occupancy Permit.
  • You have the time to get reasonably qualified priced contractors or make the repairs yourself..
  • It helps you to price your home realistically for a faster sale.
  • It may relieve a prospective buyer’s concerns and suspicions about the home’s condition.
  • It may encourage the buyer to waive his inspection contingency agreement.
  • It reduces your liability by adding professional documentation to your disclosure statement.
  • Copies of the inspection report, along with receipts for any repairs, can be made available to potential buyers.

Move In Certified

You may as well know what they are going to find by getting there first.  

Important advantages of listing a home that has been Move-In Certified

For Real Estate Agents:
Your client can assist the inspector during the inspection, something that’s not typically done during a buyer’s inspection.
This can streamline the inspection process and give your client confidence in the condition of the home you’re helping them sell.

A seller inspection helps prevent protracted negotiations and 11th-hour re-negotiations.

  • A seller inspection relieves you of having to hurriedly procure repair estimates and schedule repairs for your client.
  • Repairs can be made ahead of time and will help the home show better.
  • The inspection report will help your client see their home through the eyes of an unbiased third party, thus making them more realistic about their asking price.
  • A great way to help sell the home and engage in a low-stress transaction.
  • Relieve a prospective buyer’s suspicions and concerns before they walk away from an otherwise great deal.
  • The deal is less likely to fall apart the way they often do when a buyer’s inspections reveals unexpected problems at the last minute.
  • A Seller Inspection is easier to schedule because it’s not under the same time constraints of a buyer’s contingency inspection.
  • Working for sellers is typically less stressful than working for buyers about to make the purchase of a lifetime.
  • Makes your job easier and less stressful.
  • A home that is listed as Pre-Inspected might also provide a marketing advantage to you and your business.
  • There are many other good reasons to have a Pre-Certified inspection done before you list a property.


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