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Brooklyn Home Inspection, The Leaky Roof, Who Pays?
Brooklyn Home Inspection, The Leaky Roof, Who Pays?
The majority of the homebuyers in the Brooklyn area have learned, if you are going to buy a home costing several hundred thousands of dollars.  Having a home inspection done for a few hundred dollars is a good idea.  What they haven't learned is how to react to the pages of information the home inspector is going to give them.  Chances are good the home inspector is going to find some little faults in every house they inspect.  They may only be minor things, such as an electrical outlet, which isn't grounded, a furnace needed additional insulation, a door with dry rot, a less-than-perfect roof.
When should the buyer demand the seller make repairs and when should the seller refuse?  Real estate brokers in Brooklyn will tell you if it is a buyer's market, the buyer will have more room for negotiation.  If it is the seller's market, the buyer is limited in the clout they have over negotiations.
If all things were equal, buyers in Brooklyn, should ask sellers to make repairs and the buyer should pay for any upgrades.
It is advisable for seller to have home inspection done prior to putting the house up ... more

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