Mar 6, 2015
Rushing into closing on a property is a common mistake many homebuyers make. Only a few steps away from owning a new home, many potential buyers overlook serious issues, distracted by the desire to cross the finish line. Rather than speeding through the process, take your time in evaluating the home before and after the official inspection.
Check out the interior and exterior of the home for any problems or concerns that may have developed after the inspection – especially if the seller has already vacated the home. It’s a good idea to bring a copy of the contract, inspection report, and any seller disclosures with you to the final walk-through.
Here is a basic checklist to consider when doing the final walk-through:
You can ask your inspector to tag along for the final walk-through; a second visit is usually less expensive than the first.
For more information on closing on a home, contact the real estate agents at Hilton Head Island Real Estate Brokers. We can answer all your real estate questions!
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