I’ve worked with too many sellers over the years who didn’t get their own home buyer inspections of the home when they purchased it, because they assumed that the required city inspection protected them.
They were wrong.
When cities requires a municipal occupancy inspection prior to a new occupant moving in (whether it is a renter or owner), they have a SHORT list of things they are reviewing. They usually are looking at health/safety issues such as railings, smoke detectors and GFCI outlets. They also are usually concerned about the exterior appearance of the home. They may cite peeling paint, broken windows and even badly damaged concrete driveways.
While I recorded this video earlier this year, but it’s just as true today as it was then.
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