Although home inspections are less common in New York City than elsewhere, they are essential in certain cases.
Sparing the expense of several hundred dollars, a buyer is particularly unwise to be pound foolish in the purchase of new apartment or single-family house, whether old or new. Inspections are especially useful for with respect to apartments in small buildings, on top floors and on ground floors.
(The BrickUnderground Web site recently provided a helpful home inspection checklist.)
An important question facing prospective purchasers is how to achieve the inspection with maximum protection and minimum chance to have sellers reject their offers.
Because the time between making an offer and signing a binding contract easily can last one or two weeks here in New York, one approach Continue reading