Clearwater Florida Home Buyers Get Inspection – Avoid Costly Mistake
Clearwater Florida Real Estate – You’ve heard us write about the need for thorough Clearwater home inspections and about Clearwater FL Pool Home inspections and how valuable we think the are when purchasing any home in Clearwater Florida.
Well, another example happened recently that only solidifies the point that a home inspection is ALWAYS worth the money in our opinion.
We have a Clearwater home buyer who we were helping buy an older canal get-a-way home with a great waterfront view and boat dock out back. This Clearwater waterfront property represented a great value for this home buyer and he was anxious to close the real estate deal because he just knew this distressed waterfront house was worth at least $150,000 more than he was going to pay for it – a bargain by most people’s standards here in the Tampa Bay area.
Clearwater Homes – Buyers Get Better Bargain after Home Inspections
Fortunately for this Clearwater home buyer, we insisted upon a home inspection and in slowing down the home purchase process to make sure the buyer would still be happy with his real estate purchase in a few months or years.
Until you have a thorough home inspection there are so many unknowns and unanswered questions. Do you realize the new Florida roofing codes of October 2007 can mean replacing a roof on a home you’re thinking of buying could be double what you were planning on? As we’ve said before – we’re not about selling any one house, we’re about helping people find their Clearwater dream home so they are happy for the long haul.
As you might expect, this older Clearwater waterfront home needed quite a bit of work and the cost of these items quickly ate up the “savings” the buyer was expecting to have. Remember it’s always – Home Buyer Beware and inspections give you the information you need to make informed decisions and allow you to avoid costly mistakes.
So what happened, well now, we are re-negotiating a new deal on this Clearwater waterfront property based on the facts and the home buyer is so happy he listened to our advice.
To purchase real estate in the Clearwater Florida area please call Cyndee & I at (727) 422–8901 and check out our customer testimonials below to know that we will make you a happy home buyer too.
Have you ever had a home inspection that protected you from a potential “money pit”? We’d love to hear your experience.
Clearwater Florida Real Estate on the Water
Are you looking to buy a Waterfront home on a salt water canal, our inter-coastal waterways in Clearwater Florida or the Tampa Bay area we can help Clearwater Homes on the water with a boat slip and easy access to the deep Gulf waters where you can enjoy fishing, diving or just cruising? In addition we can help you find distressed, pre-forclosure, foreclosures and short sales for waterfront homes and condos. Here’s what some of our past clients have to say about how we helped them….
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Buyers tell us that selecting the best Realtor in Clearwater Beach Florida especially online or from a distance, can be a challenge. Some of our past clients agreed to share their experiences and tell you why they think you should work with us.
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