A home’s condition is important. It is good to consult with local experts on the property and situational circumstances, from weather and moister to structural integrity. The condition of a home is a significant consideration in most real estate transactions. As a matter of fact, 90% of the complaints voiced by buyers against home sellers, address the condition of the property. In order to evaluate the home’s value, you should thoroughly consider its condition. Our goal is to describe some common condition concerns and help you put them into the proper perspective.
Some Advice to the Buyers. Buyers should always remember not to expect new when they are buying used. Keep in mind, every home usually has some sign of wear or at least the possibility of condition problems. Your expectations should be proportionate with the complete picture, evaluating all aspects of the home. This total evaluation will help to keep condition issues in their proper perspective. Most condition concerns that are understood and properly valued will generally not prevent buyers from purchasing a home and being happy with it. Click here to learn the details.
Let’s look at some specific questions sent in by DearMonty readers from across the country. Read more Q&A articles about the “Inspecting the Home” stage of the Home Buying process: