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Home Inspection Tips For Sellers

If you're a homeowner trying to move to a new property, you may be less than excited about the thought of a home inspector coming into your home. In Albany, NY especially, home inspectors are incredibly thorough. The inspection process can take anywhere from a few hours to a full day, and you'll be there to watch as the inspector goes through every nook and cranny of your home while turning on all of your appliances, flushing your toilets, climbing your roof, and wandering through your basement to check for all the minor problems you may have been overlooking.

About four out of every five buyers in the country choose to have a personally hired home inspector check out a property before they purchase, and while you may feel as though your personal space is being trampled, keep in mind that you can end up getting hundreds of thousands of dollars in the end if the home inspection checks out!

Home Inspectors

But, what can you do to help make sure that the home inspection is completed quickly and without any hassle or holdups? While it's the buyer's responsibility to hire a home inspector, it's the seller's responsibility to prepare the home and make sure that the home inspector is accommodated as they walkthrough. You will likely choose to be present during the inspection, and the buyers may choose to walk through the home with the inspector too.

The purpose of the home inspection process is to identify the home's overall condition and make sure that it is being maintained prop