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Performance Property Real Estate Question

Risky But Powerful Tactic For Home Inspection Repair Requests

Q: I’m selling my property, the buyer just did an inspection and I got the inspection report with a ton of items they want me to repair. What should I do? Henry, San Diego, CA A: Real estate negotiations don’t necessarily end when you sign a purchase contract. Most real estate contracts contain an inspection clause that allows buyers the right to have the home they’re buying inspected for soundness. That way, if the inspection reveals a serious issue, you and the buyer can address it through renegotiations. After the inspections are complete, you have to decide if any problems found are worth renegotiating. Here’s the risk and opportunity to you as the seller: you are not obligated to address […]

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