Realtors

Allan

allan@weichert-elite.com
1905 Nw 169 Place Suite 100, Beaverton, OR 97006
P: 503-320-3541
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Dalton

dalton@houseofbrokers.com
LIC: 2019024907
2412 Northampton Dr, Columbia, MO 65201
P: 6366973907

Dorian

doriansellshomes@gmail.com
231 East Main Street, Hillsboro, OR 97123
P: 503-679-3354

IMPORTANT HOME INSPECTION TIPS

July 1, 2022

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IMPORTANT HOME INSPECTION TIPS

1. Order a home inspection soon after your purchase offer has been accepted. Real estate contracts typically allow a limited number of days to complete a home inspection (and then to request repairs, if applicable). 

2. Reputation is important. Choose a home inspector who is known for competence and professionalism — a referral from your lender or realtor is a good place to start. Make sure the inspector you select has access to ongoing technical support and offers you post-inspection advice, if needed.

3. If the home has been vacant, ask the seller to have all utilities turned on during the home inspection. Failure to do so may require a second trip to the home and may involve additional fees. To properly evaluate the home, an inspector must be able to operate all systems.

 4. If your inspector recommends a further evaluation, have a specialist in that area conduct a more extensive examination prior to closing.

5. Be sure you understand all conditions identified in the inspection report and reported defects/and or areas of concern have been resolved to your satisfaction before closing.

6. Your inspector can arrange for other services such as radon screening, termite inspection, water analyses, lead-based paint testing and septic/well system evaluation. Take advantage of your inspector’s contacts when necessary to further minimize unexpected after-sale problems or hazards in your new home.

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