Sellers can schedule the inspections at seller's convenience, with little effort on the part of agents. The reports help sellers see their homes through the eyes of a critical third-party, thus making sellers more realistic about asking price. Seller inspections reduce the need for negotiations and 11th hour re-negotiations. Agents are alerted to any immediate safety issues found, before other agents and potential buyers tour the home.
Reports can be used as marketing tools to help sell the homes. Reports hosted online entice potential buyers to tour the homes. The reports provide third-party, unbiased opinions to offer to potential buyers. Repairs made ahead of time make homes show better.
Closing the Deal
Seller inspections eliminate "buyer's remorse" that frequently occurs just after an inspection. Seller inspections relieve the agent of having to hurriedly procure repair estimates or schedule repairs. The reports encourage buyers to waive their inspection contingencies. Deals are less likely to fall apart, the way they often do, when buyer's inspections unexpectedly reveal last minute problems. Reports provide full disclosure protection from future legal claims.
Sellers can schedule the inspections at seller's convenience. Alerts the seller to any items of immediate concern, such as radon gas or active termite
infestation. The report can help the seller realistically price the home if problems exist.
The report can help the seller realistically price the home if problems exist. The report can help the seller substantiate a higher asking price if problems don't exist or have been corrected. A seller inspection reveals problems ahead of time, which:
The inspection is done already. The inspection is paid for by the seller. The report might assist in acquiring financing.
Closing the Deal
The report provides a more accurate third-party view of the condition of the home prior to making an offer. A seller inspection eliminates surprise defects. Problems are corrected, or at least acknowledged, prior to making an offer on the home. A seller inspection reduces the need for negotiations and 11th hour re-negotiations. A seller inspection allows the buyer to sweeten the offer without increasing the offering price by waiving inspections.