home inspection

Can I Buy A House this Spring?

Below are the steps to closing on a real estate property. Most of these are affected by public health concern about Covid19. The Realtor® association, and individual attorneys, inspectors, lenders, and real estate offices are working to keep business going during times when we are restricted from face-to-face meetings. Moving services: Can you close when

Why Pre-Inspections are Bad for Sellers

Eastern Massachusetts, and other areas, have experienced a long period of seller’s market. That’s when there are more buyers (demand) than houses or condos for sale (supply). Sellers and their agents have the upper hand. Because of this, sellers and their agents are trying ways to get the most advantage over buyers. But pre-inspections should

What’s happening in the spring market, 2019?

Spring real estate market Here's what we're seeing at 4 Buyers Real Estate. Our clients continue to buy properties, even against competition that is willing to waive their rights to a home inspection or a mortgage contingency. (That contingency allows buyers to get their deposits back if their mortgage is delayed or denied.

Our clients get home inspections, because they matter.

Did your buyer's agent tell you to waive home inspection in order to be more competitive? We don't recommend that, ever! We want you to know what to expect, in terms of care and maintenance on this high-priced investment you are making. With average sales well over $600,000 in most areas we work in, we

By |2020-08-12T11:26:41-04:00March 20th, 2019|Categories: buying process|Tags: , , , , , |

Even Before House Hunting, Choose Your Attorney and Inspector

We recommend that house hunters choose an attorney and an inspector--and a back-up for each--early in the house hunting process. That way, when you find a house and start making an offer, you are not scrambling to interview attorneys and inspectors during a busy week. You need to know what they are going to be

By |2020-08-12T11:30:52-04:00March 13th, 2019|Categories: buying process, House Hunting|Tags: , , , |

The home inspection

Did your buyer's agent tell you to waive home inspection in order to be more competitive? We don't recommend that, ever! We want to you know what to expect, in terms of care and maintenance on this high-priced investment you are making. With average sales well over $600,000 in most areas we work in, we

By |2018-02-08T11:59:32-05:00February 14th, 2018|Categories: Negotiating, buying process, Problems and repair|Tags: , , |

Inspection problems: when to run away!

Today, the problems I am discussing are not finite; but “infinite” is not the right term. Really infinite: A problem is not infinite if the house could be torn down and rebuilt. (Many can be, but you probably don't want to.) Infinite problems are the rare houses that never should have been built. They cannot