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Negotiate Like A Pro

Tom O'Dwyer

Negotiating is one of the most important facets of the home buying experience.  

A thorough home inspection report provides the buyer with the necessary information to tactfully negotiate with the seller.  


On the other-hand, if you're the seller, performing a pre-listing home inspection can help highlight unknown defects within the home. These defects will inevitably be used as negotiating chips by the buyer, they may also slow down the deal.  A pre-listing inspection followed with necessary repairs will increase the value of the home and speed up the sale considerably.

The following article by ForSaleByOwner provides some great negotiating advice:

Feel free to contact me with any questions, thanks!

Thomas O'Dwyer, PE