Merc News Q&A: Why is Our Broker Insisting on Pre-Sale Inspections?

Pat Kapowich for the San Jose Mercury News

Q: I thought buyers paid for inspections, why does my listing agent
keep insisting on us paying for seller inspections?

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A: Your astute agent knows your home will sell better and faster with
a full disclose package, which includes inspections. Moreover, pre-sale
inspections also tend to keep a seller out of legal disputes.

Market Wise column

3-1-08

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pat@www.siliconvalleybroker.net