Here’s what buyers should remember when reading the inspection report.
In the business of real estate, a lot of deals tend to fall apart around the inspection process. Oftentimes, the requests buyers make after analyzing an inspection report are not in line with the reality of what a seller is willing to address. John Voutiritsas, our team member and go-to attorney, has seen buyers write up to three pages’ worth of requests—something he always advises against doing.
“If your requests go on for pages and pages... in my experience, you tend to tick off the seller to the point where they may say, ‘You know what, I’m not doing anything. This might not be my buyer,’” John said.
Always try to minimize your requests to the major issues at hand so you don’t reach that tipping point where the seller feels it's more worthwhile to walk out of the deal and re-list. Believe it or not, some buyer requests can be as picky as adjusting a doorknob… don’t be that buyer.
If you have any further questions on this topic, you can call or text John at 773-968-9170. At the Sohail Real Estate Group, we’re always here to be a resource for you, so don’t hesitate to contact us if you want to know more about buying, selling, or investing in real estate.