November 2, 2018

CAN I COUNTER OFFER THE BUYER’S INSPECTION REQUESTS?

Yes. You may decline some or all of the items, but the buyer can cancel as a result of your response.
November 2, 2018

I WANT TO BE THERE WHEN THE CONTRACTOR DOES THE REPAIR TO THE HOME, IS THIS POSSIBLE?

No. Under no circumstances are buyers allowed to supervise work the seller does in the home.
November 2, 2018

WHEN WILL I RECEIVE THE RECEIPTS FOR THE WORK PERFORMED?

Ideally, the buyer receives them a few days before the closing.  Practically, they are often not given until we get to the closing.
November 2, 2018

CAN I TELL THE SELLER WHOM THEY MUST HIRE TO MAKE THE REPAIR?

No, but you can specify that it be done by a licensed professional.
November 2, 2018

CAN I RECEIVE A CREDIT RATHER THAN HAVING THE SELLER FIX THE ITEM?

Yes, if the seller agrees to it.  In our attorney review letter, we can advise the seller that you are willing to accept a credit when […]
November 2, 2018

WHAT IF I THINK THE SELLERS ARE BEING UNREASONABLE WITH THEIR INSPECTION RELATED RESPONSES?

Most buyers think their sellers are being unreasonable and most sellers think buyers are being unreasonable.  The important thing to remember is that buying a home […]
November 2, 2018

IF THE DEAL FALLS THROUGH AS A RESULT OF THE INSPECTION ISSUES, WILL I GET MY EARNEST MONEY BACK?

Yes. Your realtor will help you get the money back after the cancellation notices are sent.
November 2, 2018

CAN THE SELLER CANCEL THE CONTRACT AFTER I REQUEST REPAIRS?

Yes and no.  The seller’s also have five business days to cancel the contract for any reason.  Beyond those five business days, if the buyers and […]
November 2, 2018

CAN THE SELLER COUNTER-OFFER MY REPAIR REQUESTS?

Yes, and they often do.  We cannot predict what a seller will say or do, but most of them counter.
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