Selling a home in Saint George, UT and surrounding areas is more than easy.  Sellers and Buyers look to the expertise of the best real estate agents in Southern Utah to guide them through the selling process. This same process can be used if you’re looking to have your property managed as well! They give valuable information about the house, recommend repair companies and help with negotiation and the home inspection process. 

Let’s look at Home Inspections:

Choosing a Home Inspector in St. George, UT

All home inspection companies are not created equal. Outline criteria that distinguish a reputable home inspection company, like discovering if a company is licensed and certified in St. George or Utah.  Look at how professional a company is. Do they have a professional website? Do they arrive in uniform with marked vehicles making them easily identifiable? Verify that they have both errors and omissions and general liability insurance, which covers the agent and the inspector.

Also, consider how convenient it is to work with them. Do they make the experience easier with online scheduling? text or email reminders about the inspection?schedule any additional services that would be requested by the client, like pest and radon inspections? These will help to enhance the client’s overall experience in buying or selling a home in Southern Utah.

Homebuyer Preparation

Buyer Agents help Buyers understand the inspection process. You can find a buyer agent in Southern Utah by clicking here. Home inspectors have a wide range of knowledge that allows them to evaluate the readily accessible systems and components of a home and having a home inspection enables clients to decide with confidence. Some buyers are more comfortable when their agent attends an inspection with them. This also allows assisting with any seller issues and see how an inspector interacts with a client if you or the buyer have any questions about the inspection. 

Home Seller Preparation

Buying or selling a home in Southern Utah doesn’t need to be a complicated process, our listing Agents help their clients prepare for the best inspection possible by reminding them that a clean and orderly home also gives the impression of a well-maintained home. Encourage them to have the HVAC serviced and cleaned before the inspection.

Some maintenance items that should be checked off the list include re-caulking around bathtubs and sinks, unclogging drains, refreshing grout, replacing torn window screens, and adding new insulation in the attic if necessary. You’ll also want to examine your home for water damage and leaks. Look for leaks under sinks, around faucets, bathtubs, showers, toilets, dishwashers and refrigerators. And don’t forget about the exterior of the house. Clean out gutters, trim trees and sweep debris off the roof.

Conclusion

Checking these items BEFORE the inspector arrives will lead to a smoother transaction and will likely identify issues the buyer’s inspector would uncover.  If the house is vacant, make sure the utilities are on, and be sure there is clear access to attics, crawlspaces, heating systems and garages.

A professional Home Inspection is very important in St. George and Southern Utah due to weather and soil conditions in this part of Utah.  

Realty Executives of ST. George, UT has the best agents in Southern Utah, click here to contact our agents and start your process.

Jerry Jensen

Jensen Property Management & Leasing