Residential Seller Inspection
Having your property inspected before getting it listed for sale can bring in some benefits like:
- You can choose a home inspector with expert credentials as per your choice and not on one appointed by the buyers
- Getting better value for it
- Customers can be more easily convinced that there is no problem with the property
- Getting your home sold in lesser time
- Getting read of trouble making home inspectors
With a pre-listing Dallas home inspection, you always recognize and fix problems with a property before hand and can also reflect the expenditure in the selling price.
Difficulties with a property can be used as a negotiating tool against you, and this will give you a chance to take that weapon off the negotiation table.
Before you ask for a Dallas home inspection, you can take care of certain things by yourself ensuring that the inspectors do not find any fault with them.
- Check the electric, gas and water connections are in perfect condition in your home. Also, keep your kitchen appliances in perfect working conditions and make sure that they have a clear space around them for easy and safe operation.
- Check out the water heater, the air conditioners, and all other electrical appliances, so that the inspector never finds any problem with them. During a Dallas home inspection, these items are commonly considered individually, and you must also ensure that the inspector has a transparent access to each one of them.
- Another thing that you can do by yourself is to check out the doors and windows in the house are accessible and also the staircases – both indoors and outdoors.
- During a pre-listing Dallas home inspection, all these features of your property will be checked by the inspector. So, you can always help him in giving you a flawless report by taking care of these requirements described above.
There is no restriction for a homeowner to be present during the Dallas home inspection; nonetheless, he/she should be present during the inspection.
A pre-listing Dallas home inspection involves checking out the same features and items those are considered during a pre-purchase inspection.
A Dallas home inspection will also include checking out the structure of the house to understand its exact condition, and this plays a pivotal role in determining the pre-purchase inspection cost that you should get for your property according to the market standards.
Though many homeowners are still skeptical about the advantages of pre-listing Dallas home inspection, considering that it will bring down the price of their properties by identifying problems, but in reality, it does exactly the opposite, and a third party home inspection report can always boost the chances of a property getting sold for a higher price.
Copies of the Dallas home inspection report, along with receipts for any repairs, should be made available to potential buyers. Vanguard Property Inspections can also come back for a re-inspection after repairs have been made.
ITEMS WE INSPECT
STRUCTURAL AND MECHANICAL INSPECTIONS INCLUDES:
- Interior and Exterior Walls
- Roof Cover & Roof Structure
- Attic Ventilation & Insulation
- Electrical Panels & Branch Circuits
- Plumbing Systems & Supply locations
- Heating Systems
- Cooling Systems
- Air Ducts
- Floors and Ceilings
- Garage Door Openers
- Porch Areas
- Retaining Walls (if supporting foundation)
- Pools (additional fee)
- Guest Quarters (additional fee)
Note: Fences are not inspected
A Dallas Home Inspection generally takes about an hour per 1,000 square feet.