Sutton Showplace Realty (2015) Chilliwack

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Why Get a Pre-Listing Home Inspection?

18 February 2019
Sutton Showplace Realty Chilliwack

A pre-listing inspection can uncover previously unknown problems – major and minor – allowing sellers the opportunity to make repairs, updates or replacements as needed or as they wish.

Homes that are already on the market can be at a disadvantage if problems are revealed during a subsequent home inspection. Issues that the seller were previously unaware of could keep a property from selling at its highest potential price, when it’s too late to address them. A home in better condition will normally sell for more than one with problems that could have been corrected. Examples include a roof that needs replacing, heating that functions poorly and plumbing fixtures that leak.

By addressing these types of issues before the home goes on the market, you can list a home with greater knowledge of its condition. This can result in cleaner offers and a smoother transaction for both parties. Having well-informed sellers and buyers will work to everyone’s advantage, including yours.

Inspections include a comprehensive report, complete with photos, printed on-site so there’s no waiting for results. This allows sellers to get the information they need right away so they can decide on their next steps prior to listing. You can also share the report with potential buyers. This is especially important when it comes to issues that might not be addressed or repaired prior to sale. If repairs are made prior to listing, you can be sure to present records of the work being done, including any necessary permits.

With a pre-listing inspection in hand, your agent can market your home with greater confidence and for a better price.

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To Book an Inspection: Phone 800-294-5591