By Alan Carson
Realtors know how stressful buying a home can be. The process can seem confusing and complex, especially for first-time buyers.
A home inspector’s goal is to reduce anxiety, not add to it. The home inspection and report should provide clarity and reassurance.
The best way to make the inspection a positive experience is to properly set the stage so your clients have the right expectations every step along the way.
* If there'd been a pre-list inspection, he'd still have them in a row.
Don't let vermiculite, or anything else turn your ducks around.
The overall condition of a property didn't always have such a big impact upon a deal however in recent years, especially in major centres across Canada today Realtors are working more closely with home owners, to sell homes quickly while maintaining higher sales prices. The single most effective method applied is Realtors encouraging sellers to get a home inspection before they list their homes for sale.
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(NC) - For many of us, our home will be our most significant asset. Therefore, it makes sense to employ the services of top-notch professionals when setting out to buy. Referrals from friends, family, or other housing professionals are always a good place to start looking for these key players:
If there had been a pre-listing inspection, he would still have them in a row.
Shortcuts are like chickens; they always come home to roost.
A third of Canadians say they're "house poor" and twenty percent regret their purchases.
Buying a house should be more exciting than stressful, and in a more typical real estate market, home inspections have helped both homebuyers and sellers understand the condition of a house – and what should be expected in terms of repairs and maintenance.
Gil Strachan is a professional home inspector, representing Electrospec Home Inspection Services in east-central Ontario since 1994.