Negotiating Repairs When Buying a Santa Cruz HomePosted by Lauren Spencer on
Inspections can turn up repair issues during the Santa Cruz home buying process that can increase your cash outlay as a buyer. Problems with appliances, plumbing, and HVAC are just a few issues that can crop up. If you find yourself experiencing repair sticker shock, keep these thoughts in mind:
• The choice lies with you: As the buyer, you get to decide whether you want to proceed with the purchase of the Santa Cruz home or not. You are not at the mercy of the seller's demands. If you can't reach an agreement, then you can opt out of the situation, as long as you’ve included a home inspection contingency in your contract.
• The first estimate you get on the potential repair cost may not be the lowest or most accurate: Before you decide to…
1384 Views, 0 Comments