Buying a home is one of the most fulfilling experiences in life. Not only because the purchase is something buyers can all their own, but because there was likely a lot of hard work and savings involved to get to the point where making this large financial commitment was possible.
Naturally, you want to find a home thatâ€™s suitable to live in, that you can afford for the long haul and that you feel confident perhaps raising a family in. Oftentimes buyers lose sight of the important tasks that must be handled in advance of signing on the dotted line that will make a huge difference in the long term enjoyment of your home purchase.
Chief among these is the need to have a home buyerâ€™s inspection done. Simply put, you cannot afford to skip this steps in false hope that â€œeverything looks greatâ€ at the property. There are so many hidden risks, dangers and other possible issues that only a skilled, trained professional can spot and offer advice on.
Here are the top reasons why you should never skip a home inspection once youâ€™re serious about buying a home.
An Extra Bargaining Chip
Not all homes are priced to sell. Especially homes located in desirable and competitive neighborhoods. These properties typically have multiple bidders and are off the market quickly. Performing a home inspection that reveals even small issues could be a great bargaining chip that helps you come closer to or under budget so you can have those small repairs done once the house is purchased.
Avoid Future Surprises
One of the most important reasons a home inspection is done is to peel back the layers and uncover whatâ€™s really happening behind the new appliances and refinished floors and checking for damage that could end up costing you a lot to fix down the line. If there is any immediate danger or damage, having this information will be critical in your decision to stay away or work with the homeowner to have it remedied before you commit to buying.
Accuracy Plus Home Inspections is accredited by the CT BBB with an A+ Accreditation. All Inspections are conducted or coordinated by Al Dingfelder who is one of only 6 Certified Master Inspectors in the State of Connecticut. We also offer discounts for military, educators, first responderâ€™s ad more.