- Make sure the entire house available - Locked doors, blocked off rooms and closets, and other conditions can make the buyers nervous
- Prepare to be away from your home for 2 – 3 hours. When the seller is on the inspection, it tends to make the buyers nervous and wonder why they are there.
- Replace any burned out light bulbs inside and outside your home - this makes sure that when a light won't turn on because of a light bulb that no one thinks it is a bigger issue
- Don't cover or hide up problems. This should not have to be said, but it still happens. Home inspectors are trained to find issues that people are trying to hide - it just makes everyone angry when he finds it.
- Have all the utilities on so that everything can be tested - otherwise they may need to come back to finishe the inspection
- Make sure the attic opening is completely accessible - especially if it is in a closet
- If you have pets, please take them with you. No one minds fish, but dogs and the like can make things difficult at times
Congratulations! You have found a buyer for your home. You wnet through a lot of work to get to this point. So how can you get through the buyer's home inspection? Here are a few tips to help make the whole process smoother for everyone:
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