If you are looking to sell your home or property, your main goal is to get what you feel your home is worth or if you are lucky, even more.
And if you are an informed homeowner, that means you are aware of the exact value of the home’s worth, what the home is listed at on the market and the homes in the area, and the lowest price you would want to sell for – that way if you are offered a bid from a prospective buyer, you can make an educated counteroffer if such is warranted.
But if in your inspection of the home, you were not as thorough as you would have liked, that means that some aspects of the home could have been overlooked such as the plumbing.
How To Avoid A Home’s Decreased Value
Like most potential homebuyers, they are going to come into the home, give it the quick glance, then make an offer to you. In that time, if you agree to the offer, the homebuyer will then bring in a home inspector, of their own hiring, to inspect the property.
If you are thinking like a homebuyer, you know they will try to get the best price for them as well. That means if there are flaws in your home, like bad plumbing, this could give the edge to the homebuyer in the bidding war.
To avoid this issue, be on top of the plumbing issues.
Make Those Plumbing Repairs
If you find pipes that are in need of repair, sump pump’s not working properly, or leaks on faucets it is important to get a professional residential plumber to your home.
In fact, if you get these types of repairs and replacements done, you could even increase the value of your home. For example, if you are able to make energy saving and efficient upgrades, this can impact the value in a good way.
When you are looking to sell, don’t allow plumbing problems that can be repaired, to decrease the value of your property.
At Mike Testa Plumbing, we have a focus in residential plumbing repairs that can ensure your systems are safe and effective, especially if you are looking to sell. Contact us at 415-479-0110 today to learn more about the plumbing services we can do for you.