Not prepping the building
The like hood that the prospect buyer of your property will perform a building inspection is very high and you better be prepared. Any conditions discovered by the Buyer’s inspection, could negatively affect the sale and it will cost more to repair. It is very common to see Buyers completely discouraged during the inspection for issues or details that could it be easily corrected in advance.
Losing a sale, having to renegotiate or delaying the transaction will cost hundreds and even thousands of dollars. Been able to anticipate and to be able to present a flawless inspection could save all parties involved, lots of trouble and money. The cost of Seller’s inspections are normally lower than the Buyer’s inspection.
If you find numerous issues during your pre-inspection, that’s something you’re going to have to evaluate with your real estate agent and determine how much of those issues you can resolve. If necessary, you may adjust the offer price in light of what you’ve found, and having it disclosed with anticipation, eliminates the Buyer’s reaction. The picture shows a crawl space that was prepared before the inspection. Everything looks good in there.