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LiteHouse Ready - Why Every Seller Should Get a Pre-Listing Inspection

At some point, your buyers will check out the condition of your home, likely with a Cincinnati area Home Inspector. And, you can know what they will find if you get there first. Pre-inspections help in many other ways as well, such as:

  • It allows you to see your home through the eyes of a critical and neutral third party.

  • Alerts you to immediate security issues before agents and visitors visit your home.

  • It can alert you to items of immediate concern, such as radon gas or an active termite infestation.

  • It allows you to make corrections ahead of time, so…

  • Defects will not become a stumbling block in negotiations later.

  • There is no delay in obtaining Occupancy.

  • You have time to get a contractor at a reasonable price or do the repairs yourself if you are qualified.

  • It will help you price your home realistically.

  • It can ease potential buyers' fears and suspicions.

  • It may encourage the buyer to waive the inspection of their own.

  • It reduces your liability by adding professional supporting documentation to your disclosure statement.

At LiteHouse Inspect, we have an entire pre-listing inspection program ready to assist you in getting your home ready to sell. Benefits include:

  • Web based and PDF reports that will help your buyer see and understand the condition of the home.

  • Cross -listing of your property on our website for more exposure.

  • A yard sign that will provide a web address to allow potential buyers to view the report if you permit it.

  • Consultation with you and your listing agent on prioritizing the issues noted and contractor bid reviews if requested.

  • Amended report after repairs have been made to document the repair and any associated warranty.

A copy of the inspection report along with receipts for any repairs should be made available to potential buyers.

For more information visit LiteHouse Inspect today!

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