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5 Key Items To Minimize Unpleasant Surprises When Selling Your Home

5 Key Items To Minimize Unpleasant Surprises When Selling Your Home

1. Independent appraisal…by a licensed appraiser.

2. Preliminary title report…will inform a homeowner of any liens that might be on the property.

3. Inspection by local municipal building inspector(s)…to advise of any building code or zoning violations. 

4. Home Inspection…having a licensed home inspector complete a professional home inspection will assist you, the homeowner, in making sure all mechanical systems are in good working order.  A home in good working order will sell faster than a home in need of repairs.

5. Plat of survey… will notify a homeowner and prospective buyer of the actual lot lines of the property and will indicate any encroachments to the property.

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