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Limit Renegotiations in a Real Estate Transaction with Pre-Listing Inspections

When you're selling your home, you want to get the highest possible price, of course.

But what happens if a buyer comes back after the sale is complete and asks for a lower

price because they found something wrong with the property after completing their

inspections? This is called a renegotiation, and it can be a major headache for sellers.

How Can I Limit the Possibility of Renegotiation?

One way to limit renegotiations is to have a pre-listing inspection. This is an inspection

that is done before the home is put on the market. The purpose of the inspection is to

identify any potential problems with the property so that they can be fixed before the

home goes on sale.

Benefits of Pre-Listing Inspections

There are several benefits to having a pre-listing inspection. First, it can help you

identify any problems with the property that you may not be aware of. This will give you

the opportunity to fix the problems before the home goes on the market, which will make it more attractive to buyers and limit potential renegotiations.

Second, a pre-listing inspection can help you sell your home faster. Buyers are more likely to make an offer on a home if they know that the property has been inspected and that there are no major problems.

If you're selling your home, I highly recommend having a pre-listing inspection. It's a small investment that can save you a lot of headaches down the road.

Here are some additional tips to help you limit renegotiations in a real estate
  • Be honest about the condition of your home in the listing and all disclosures.

  • Provide the buyer with a copy of the pre-listing inspection report and disclosures.

  • Be prepared to negotiate on the price, but don't be afraid to walk away from a bad deal.

By following these tips, you can increase your chances of selling your home for the

highest possible price and avoid renegotiations. Questions? We will be happy to walk

you through the process!


Content by Team Treacy Vancouver Realtor

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