There are many steps to take when you’re getting ready to sell your home and list it on the real estate market. Knowing the condition of your property will help you better show and sell your property. If you’re ready to sell your property and find a buyer, here are some great reasons to schedule a pre-listing home inspection before the house is advertised.
Price Your Home Correctly
The price of your home depends upon several factors, including the overall condition of the property. You’ll get a better idea of how to price your home correctly if you’re aware of any issues.
If the house is priced too high, you won’t get much interest from potential buyers. If you underestimate the value, you may be losing money in the sale. You’ll also have an easier negotiation process with the buyer if you’ve already disclosed any problems up front.
Schedule a Pre-Listing Home Inspection to Sell the House Quickly
Buyers who schedule a pre-listing home inspection often sell their house more quickly because they can either fix or disclose any issues to the buyer, which eliminates surprises. If you skip the pre-listing home inspection, the buyer’s inspector may discover issues that either give them more negotiating power or causes them to lose interest entirely.
Have Time to Perform Repairs
By ordering a pre-listing home inspection, you have time to complete any repairs that may be needed before putting the house on the market. You can save money by fixing things yourself or choosing the best of multiple estimates. You won’t have to rush to fix issues that are found during the buyer’s inspection. If you wait to perform the inspection after you get an offer, you may discover issues that can delay the sale or cause the buyer to change their mind about the purchase.
Improve Buyer Confidence
One of the best ways to sell your home quickly is to earn the buyer’s confidence by disclosing an inspection report up front. Performing an inspection ahead of time gives the buyer more confidence and reassurance during the transaction. If they’re ready to buy the home, then it will make for an easier process without delays or hesitation from the other party.
You can avoid a good amount of stress when selling your home if you schedule a pre-listing home inspection before putting your property on the market. You’ll know the condition of your home and that there should be no unexpected hurdles before closing.
There are many advantages that come with a pre-listing home inspection that make selling your home easier. JW Goad Home Inspections offers pre-listing home inspections and other home inspection services to Middle Tennessee. Contact us to book an inspection.