Do the seller have to fix everything on a home inspection?
Remember, as the seller, you don’t have to fix anything but the warranted items; generally, those are considered to be certain items that are necessary in order to live in the home, such as air-conditioning, electricity and plumbing.
What will fail a home inspection?
Top reasons home inspections fail
Electrical problems: The most common electrical issues include wiring that’s not up to code, frayed wiring, or improperly wired electrical panels. Plumbing issues: Leaky pipes (and resulting water damage), failing water heaters, and sewer system problems are some of the most expensive.
How long after a home inspection does the buyer have to back out?
How do you negotiate repairs after a home inspection?
Your Options After a Home Inspection
- Ask the seller to make the repairs themselves.
- Ask for credits toward your closing costs.
- Ask the seller to reduce the sales price to make up for the repairs.
- Back out of the transaction (if you have an inspection contingency in place)
- Move forward with the deal.