By: Ron Kane
There’s a lot involved in buying a home. From finding the right real estate agent and navigating the house-hunting process to negotiating with sellers and handling the closing, the whole process can be overwhelming. Then you have the all-important home inspection to consider, which can present unforeseen problems in a home that you otherwise were excited about.
While home inspections are a critical part of the home buying process, not everything that shows up on an inspection should turn you off from making a purchase. If you feel like you have found your dream home, don’t let these three issues give you cold feet:
Clean water shouldn’t be taken for granted because some homes are in cities where harmful contaminants have been found in the water supply. Nonetheless, this shouldn’t necessarily keep you from purchasing a home.
Yes, having clean air is also one of the most essential aspects of a home. But you can get your air cleaner by following a few simple steps.
Since it’s one of the first things you see when touring a home, bad landscaping can turn you off immediately. However, most of the time, it can be improved with a little work.
There are some problems with homes that should raise red flags and potentially keep you from making the purchase. And then there are issues that can be fixed relatively easily. Unclean water, unclean air, and bad landscaping are examples of the latter. So if you run into one or all of these problems on a home inspection, consider how you can remedy them before you decide to back out of the deal.