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Top 3 Home Inspection Issues in Los Angeles County 


Forewarned, forearmed; preparation is half the victory.

 Top 3 Home Inspection Issues in Los Angeles County Found by the Buyer’s General Inspector


Defective Plumbing

Defective plumbing can manifest itself in several ways, such as restricted water flow.

Improper Electrical

Electric panels manufactured by certain companies have been declared unsafe.  Common electrical problems include missing GFI’s (ground fault interrupters), dangerous wiring such as Romex, and outdated electrical panels.

Aging Heating & Air Conditioning Systems

The average air conditioning and heating systems have a life expectancy of about 15 years.

Home sellers should be prepared. The home inspector will touch and check just about everything in your home.  And if that is not enough, will likely recommend that your buyer have even more inspections.  The two most common additional inspections are a sewer line scan and a chimney inspection.

When you believe your sewer line needs immediate replacement, it may be best to take matters into your own hands.  Order an estimate with a reputable firm.  As buyers sometimes use over-inflated estimates when negotiating inspection repairs, it’s wise for home sellers to have all the facts.

buyer and seller tug of war

Negotiating the property inspection can be difficult.  Each buyer is unique, and it is the buyer’s decision as to what they want to ask the sell YurRealtor’sr make credits for.  Your Realtor’s negotiation skills (or lack thereof) will come into play.

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