Before you put your house on the market, you may first want get a home & pest inspection. You may be saying, “Isn’t that the responsibility of the buyer to do that?”. Technically yes its the buyer who gets a home inspection. Wouldn’t you like to know what may be potentially going on with your home before you receive an offer? This way it gives you what needs to be fixed up and what you may want to fix.
Home inspectors typically evaluate a number of components of a home. Here is a list of components that can be on an inspection list:
- heating/air conditioning
- installed appliances
- other major components
Pest inspectors will look for wood-destroying insects and environmental contaminates. Make sure that your inspectors are licensed according to the state that you live in. Being prepared before you put your home on the market will help you not loose a potential offer from your buyer.