Highlands NC Real Estate, Common Inspection Issues
Highlands NC real estate transactions include home inspections. An awareness of common inspection issues can help sellers prepare their homes for sale. Furthermore, knowing what might pop up in a home inspection can put buyers’ minds at ease. Your Highlands NC REALTOR will help you throughout the buying and selling process, helping you gain a better understanding of how to respond to a home inspection.
What are common issues that arise with home inspections?
- Doors that do not open or close properly
- Windows that stick and are hard to open
- Missing window screens
- Gaps in, or missing, caulking or seals
- Leaky faucets
- Electric outlets that don’t work
- Cosmetic issues on interior and exterior walls
The above issues are a sampling of common issues that arise during a home inspection. The good news is that the aforementioned issues are repairable. It is the big ticket items that can catch a buyer and/or seller off guard. A roof replacement or a foundational issue can get in the way of a Highlands NC home sale. Big issues require further negotiation and, typically, repairs or cash at closing for the repairs.
Learn more about Highlands NC real estate
Contact our team at Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Meadows Mountain Realty today tolerant more about buying and selling homes in Highlands NC. We will update you on market conditions while answering all of your buying and selling questions. Let our knowledge and experience serve as your guide to Highlands NC real estate.
Click here to read “The 10 Most Common Defects Found in Home Inspections” from REALTOR Magazine.