Home Inspection

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In part one of this two-part blog series, we went over some of the issues that may be raised by a home inspector as part of a property sale, plus when it is or isn’t prudent for a buyer to bring such issues back to the seller as part of the sale agreement. While buyers obviously cannot ignore major repair needs or damage that’s been found by a home inspector, there’s a general etiquette line on the kinds of issues buyers should and shouldn’t raise.

At Daybreak Living, we’re happy to detail any of these customs or basics as you look to buy a home in Daybreak. The last thing we want is for any of our clients to have a sale derailed based on handling home inspection results improperly, and we won’t let this happen to you. In today’s part two, here are a

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At Daybreak Living, we’re proud to assist our clients with buying one of our numerous homes for sale from start to finish. We assist clients all the way from conceptualization and mortgage applications to seller’s accepting an offer and closing needs, ensuring you and your family are set up in the home of their dreams.

One element of this process that we regularly advise clients on: The home inspection, which is carried out by a third party after an offer on a home has been accepted by the seller. The goal of the home inspection is to identify any previously unseen issues that need to be addressed, allowing the buyer and seller to negotiate and potentially alter the sale price based on any such needs. And while you’re within your rights to raise any

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Home inspections will vary depending on the type of property you are purchasing. A large historic home, for example, will require a more specialized inspection than a small condo. However, the following are the basic elements that a home inspector will check. You can also use this list to help you evaluate properties you might purchase.  

For more information, try the virtual home inspection at www.ASHI.org, the Web site of the American Society of Home Inspectors.

  Structure: A home’s skeleton impacts how the property stands up to weather, gravity, and the earth. Structural components, including the foundation and the framing, should be inspected.

  Exterior: The inspector should look at sidewalks, driveways, steps, windows, and doors. A home’s

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