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How to Make the Most of Your Final Inspection

How to Make the Most of Your Final Inspection

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As you started the search for your dream home, you began to wonder if this day would ever come. After visiting numerous disappointing properties and speaking with several unhelpful Realtors you had almost resigned yourself to the fact that your dream home just wasn’t out there

But, here we are! Ready for the final inspection to take place on the dream home you finally found before you take ownership and call it your own! To help you get the most benefit from your final inspection, below are some great tips to consider.

It Isn’t a DIY Job

Once you move into the home there will likely be a number of small improvement jobs tasks that you want to undertake or designer furniture pieces you picked up from the Groupon Coupons page for Design Within Reach that you are excited to arrange. But as handy and qualified as you may think you are, you aren’t qualified to perform your own final inspection.

When choosing your property inspector, consider the following:

  • Will your roof be inspected?
  • Will they climb under your house to thoroughly inspect your foundations?
  • How long will it take them to prepare and provide their report?
  • How much will they charge?
  • How long will the inspection take?
  • Are they qualified?
  • Can they provide any references?

These considerations can help you narrow your choices to somebody reputable and trustworthy.

Go!

Just because you won’t be officially inspecting the property … [Read the rest]