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Sunday, May 11, 2021

Realtor-Inedpendent Home Inspector

What does that mean?

What is a "Realtor-Independent Home Inspector", anyway? You may have heard this term, but what does it mean? Generally, it 400-101refers to a home inspector that does not solicit business or market to real-estate professionals. In addition, the home inspector, and inspection, should be 100% removed from any influence of the realtor.

What's Wrong with a Real Estate Agent Recommending a Home Inspector?

EVERYTHING!

It is unethical and 70-410a huge conflict of interest. As much as agents are supposed to be on your side, they are ALWAYS working in the seller's best interests, and for the largest commission possible. Remember, the agent doesn't get paid unless050-SEPROAUTH-02 the house sells! Do you believe the agent really wants you to hire someone that might jeopardize the sale? Think again.

House sales are carefully 200-120crafted, staged, and rehearsed to sell as quickly as possible with the least amount of resistance. Keep your perspective. Would you hire the mechanic that a used car salesperson recommended before buying his car? Probably MB2-703not. So why would you hire the home inspector that your real estate agent (think: used home salesperson) recommended? The real-estate agent is in the business of selling houses. Do you really believe they are going to refer someone to you that is 070-462not going to help their business?

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Excerpt from Seacliff Home Inspections website | London Home Inspections 

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