Posts made in August, 2016

Watch Out for Stigmatized Properties

Posted on Aug 22, 2016 in Buying or Selling

What Are Stigmatized Properties?

A stigma is a potential cause of concern when it comes to real estate properties. Some stigmas are real while others are imagined. However, it should be noted that both kinds of stigma can impact the value of real estate.

Real stigmas tend to be based on something related to the material condition of a home. For example, sometimes a home goes under contract but that contract soon falls through due to the buyer voiding the contract following their home inspection. This home could be stigmatized as future buyers may hesitate to pursue it if the initial buyers’ reasons for voiding are a mystery.

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John Seggerman Offers Home Inspection Tips for Home Buyers

Posted on Aug 8, 2016 in Buying or Selling

Why Is a Home Inspection So Important?

If you are buying a home, you should get someone you can trust to conduct a thorough home inspection. This is important because homes can conceal to the layperson a wide range of issues with the potential to become serious problems. These can be both expensive and time-consuming to resolve. As a result, if you want to pay a fair price for your new home, you need to make sure that you get a complete picture of its condition, which is where a home inspection comes in.

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