Home Inspection

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Those in the market for a home will have to consider several important steps to this process, and one that will arise as you're in the negotiation and offer phase with a seller is a home inspection. This inspection, which is carried out by a third party, is a way of helping the buyer understand any issues that might be present in the home and impact its value -- including those that may not be visually obvious. 

At Daybreak Living, our realtors are here to help you with every part of your home search and purchase process, from touring any of our Daybreak villages to assistance with many parts of the offer and negotiation segment. As a prospective buyer, what do you need to know about home inspections? This two-part blog will cover a number of important

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In part one of this two-part blog series, we went over some of the simple facts to be aware of when it comes to appraisals in the real estate market. Performed to assign a professionally-determined value to a property's value during the sale process, the appraisal is one of the single most important parts of any homebuying situation. 

At Daybreak Living, we're happy to assist our clients as they move through the process of looking to buy a home in Daybreak, Utah from any of our beautiful villages and neighborhoods. This incudes important pieces of the process like the appraisal, which we'll help you understand fully when the time comes. Today's part two of our series will go over a few additional facts to be aware of regarding real estate appraisals.

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There are several important steps that take place during the homebuying process, and one of these involves the professional, objective evaluation of the value of a given property. This is known in the real estate world as the appraisal process, and it's one that all buyers should be aware of as they begin scouring the market. 

At Daybreak Living, we're happy to walk our prospective buyers through all the important parts of the process if they're looking to purchase any of our homes, condos or townhomes for sale in Utah. This includes all the valuation elements that may go into your process, such as appraisal. What is appraisal, why is it required, and what are some other important details to be aware of? We'll go over everything in this two-part blog

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If you’ve just locked down one of our new, beautiful homes in Daybreak, Utah, congratulations! This is a fresh start, which makes it the perfect time to get into the habit of home maintenance. Moving into a new home is an exciting prospect, but if you let cleaning slip through your fingers early on, you might be disappointed later when you struggle to manage your space. From Daybreak Living, here are our three best home maintenance and cleaning habits to get into when you buy a home in Daybreak Utah.

Staying on Top of Cleaning When You Buy a Home in Daybreak, Utah

Clean As You Go

For many of us, cleaning can seem like an overwhelming task. Especially if you’ve just upgraded to one of our Daybreak, Utah homes, you may not be used to taking care of your new space.

A good way to ward off the anxiety and

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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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