Your home has been on the market for 3 months and you have just received your first offer. In the offer, the buyers have decided that they will have a Home Inspector go over all the structural parts and systems in your home before signing the final documents obligating them to buy your home. Their real estate agent had them include a contingency clause in the purchase contract that they had the right to have a home inspection, review the report and get back to you with a list of items that they want fixed before they sign the final documents. When they see that there are problem wires in the attic, they become concerned that there may be problems with all the wiring throughout the house. Buying and/or selling a home is a very emotional time and the buyer is making one of the biggest purchases of their lifetime so they are being doubly cautious.
Mimbres Home Inspection offers the pre-listing home inspection, Move-In Certified™, making it possible to address any problems prior to showing the property and providing you with an inspection report to us as a home sales tool.
If you had a pre-listing home inspection and had found the wire issue, it would have been an easy fix. That little mouse may not have eaten any more wiring than you could see in the attic and at that time you had a very small fix. When the buyer brought their home inspector in, there would not have been the ‘panic’ that the buyer felt because the little chewed wire issue would not have become a big issue because there was no issue – you had fixed the wire.
When you choose Mimbres Home Inspection, you know you are working with a trained, experienced professional, a certified NACHI Home Inspector and a member of ASHI. You don’t have control over who the buyer picks to inspect your home. Don’t let there be any surprises, find out ahead of time what needs to be fixed and fix it or lower the price of the home instead of fixing the problems.
See an example of a Mimbres Home Inspection report HERE