This is not necessarily the best way to go, however it is possible to be reimbursed for this expense. It can be a conflict of interest for the other party to be responsible for securing your inspections – you want to control this aspect of the transaction yourself. A buyer however, is allowed to negotiate that the seller contributes funds at closing to reimburse the buyer for legitimate expenses occurred during the contract process, such as inspections.Keep in my mind, 90% of the negotiations happen before you know what you need, so there for having an experienced, knowledgeable real estate professional on your team is vital!
Home buyers often ask the question “Can I have the seller order and pay for my home inspections?”
Michelle Demopolis, a lifetime resident of Delaware County, has been in the real estate industry for over 8 years and is a leading agent in the Market place. As owner of the Demopolis Team, she is the Team's Lead Generator and Listing Specialist.
Her professional affiliations include the Columbus Board of Realtors, The Delaware County Board of Realtors, The Ohio Association of Realtors, and The National Association of Realtors. She is a multi million dollar producer and CBR Million Dollar Club member.
Michelle was the Director of the Delaware County Tour Association for 2 years, Former Board of Trustee Member for Main Street Delaware. She currently serves on the Member Services Committee and Awards Committee at the Columbus Board of Realtors.