Due diligence… before you buy.
In today’s real estate market in greater Toronto area, the cost of your average home may be $400K or more. This is over 400 thousand reasons home buyers to do their due diligence and get a proper professional home inspection. The cost of a professional home inspection is a pittance compared to what most people spend on their property purchase.
The valuable information home buyers get from a home inspection is priceless when it comes to negotiation. Depending on the market conditions, the inspection service pays for itself and may times over, especially with my unique unlimited lifetime access service.
Preventive… before you sell.
Smart savvy sellers get a home inspection before they list the house to eliminate surprises. This eliminates complications during the last minutes of the real estate transaction. The inspection informs sellers in advance of any significant defects and gives them the opportunity to make repairs prior to listing. The helps gets them the asking price on their house.
The inspection is part of the full disclosure of the property’s condition reducing the risk of legal problems after the closing. It reduces the risk of buyers discovering undisclosed defects after the purchase.
A pre-sale inspection provides the best basis for an as-is-sale, should the sellers prefer not to fix anything. The inspection report allows the sellers to to decline to make repairs while fully informing the buyers of the conditions that need repair.
Over see the renovation…an independent review.
How do you know the trades people you hired did a good job? How would you know if the renovations were built to code? Did they use the correct materials? Is it safe? If you knew, you would most likely did it yourself. Here is another reason to hire a professional home inspector : they can review and confirm independently and give an objective evaluation of the quality and workmanship of the project.