Post Purchase Inspection – It’s Not Too Late

Have a Third Option

Your long search is over, and you have made an offer on your dream home, only to find out that you have competition; there are multiple offers. What’s worse is that the seller will accept the first offer that does not require an inspection. What should you do?

In a hot sellers market such as we are currently in, this situation is not uncommon. You have two choices, either insist on an inspection (the wise choice under normal circumstances) and possibly lose out on your potential dream home, or take a chance and buy the house without an inspection.

In this article we are offering you a third choice, the Post Purchase Inspection.

Post Sale is Not Too Late

With that in mind, if you decide to go ahead and make the purchase, it is not too late. You can still get an inspection after your purchase and preferably before you move in.

Buying a house without an inspection means that you waive certain legal rights and would have absolutely no protection should you pursue the former owner in court should major problems arise later. It also means that you have no idea what repair and maintenance costs you will be facing once you move in, despite what you were told about the property’s condition by the seller or the agents involved.

To have legal rights when you purchase a property you must have a certified home inspection. The next best thing is a post=purchase inspection from Mose Home Inspection Services.
Be aware of your legal rights when purchasing your home without an inspection.

With that in mind, if you decide to go ahead and make the purchase, it is not too late. You can still get an inspection after your purchase and preferably before you move in.

Know What You Are Buying

A Post-Purchase inspection does not offer the protection that a Pre-Purchase inspection does, but it does identify what repairs are needed and the priorities of making those repairs. Especially in light of any other renovations, you may want to make to the home. Over time minor defects will become significant defects if not attended promptly and correctly.

Typical repair costs average 1% per year of the home’s purchase price and as high as 3% in the first year of ownership. With older homes, the costs can increase to 2 to 3% per year.

Don't get caught with unexpected repair bills when you buy your new home. Contact Mose Home Inspection Services to book your home inspection today.
Don’t get stuck with unexpected expenses.

The Post-Purchase inspection is just as thorough and informative to the new owner as a Pre-Purchase inspection.

BOOK NOW and benefit from a Quality Professional Home Inspection from MOSE Home inspection Services.

5 Disadvantages of Not Getting a Pre-Purchase Inspection

A Pre-Purchase inspection from Mose Home Inspection Services can address all but one of the following disadvantages.

At Mose Home Inspection Services we believe that there are many advantages to having a pre-listing inspection done. This short list will outline 5 of them.

  1. No protection in a court of law if a significant problem should arise
    (this is the one we can’t address)
  2. You have no idea what repairs will be needed and the costs involved over the next few years.
  3. As time goes by, minor repairs become costly extensive repairs.
  4. The house may be a “flip” (An older run-down house bought, updated and resold by a contractor or by somebody aspiring to be a contractor).  Sometimes not everything is brought up to the current building codes, i.e. ungrounded wiring.
  5. The peace of mind provided by a MOSE Pre-Purchase inspection is missing.

Contact Mose Home Inspection Services for an appointment and we will meet with you or your team to explain in detail all of the benefits of the Post-Listing Inspection and how it can improve your sales and your customer’s buying experience.

Click the button below to get your quote and book a convenient time for your inspection using our online booking tool. Any time day or night.

We can serve out clients in:

English, French, Portuguese, Greek, Russian and Spanish

(514) 426-1095 or 1-855-426-1095

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Lay Chan Wee
Lay Chan Wee
01:19 31 Aug 21
I was impressed with the service provided by Rui Su. He was organized, explained in detail area that I am not familiar... with. He provided a good report. I will recommend him if you need home more
Mary Jane Caro
Mary Jane Caro
14:25 27 Aug 21
I am always pleased to recommend Carol Mose from Mose Home Inspection Services to my clients who have had offers... accepted on residential real estate properties. She is knowledgeable, thorough, provides clear explanations, and delivers comprehensive more
Massimo Pannunzio
Massimo Pannunzio
22:05 25 Aug 21
Michael has got to be on of the best home inspectors in all of Quebec. It was amazing working with him and he had my... best interest at heart when making a life changing decision. He made sure I had all the answers and made it easy to work with him. I will be using Mose inspection for any moment that I need an inspection done that's for sure!read more
Amanda Lee
Amanda Lee
19:14 16 Jun 21
Amazing experience with Carol Mose who helped me with a pre-purchase inspection! She was very approachable and... observant, and informed me of all her first impressions on-site. This gave me greater understanding of any conditions as I was able to ask any quick questions on the spot. Her reports are the most thorough that I've seen and include diagrams to help explain what any physical signs mean and potential consequences. Could not have asked for a better inspector!read more
Maeghan Banks
Maeghan Banks
15:38 14 Jun 21
Carol was wonderful to work with for our pre-purchase inspection. She was professional, thorough and communicative,... taking the time to explain her findings as we went through the house. After the inspection, we felt we had clear knowledge of the condition of the house (both pros and cons), allowing us to move forward with the purchase with confidence. Highly recommend!read more
Ryan Chalupovitsch
Ryan Chalupovitsch
13:43 01 Jun 21
Carol Mose is the best home inspector in the business. Approachable and extremely knowledgeable. She did an... inspection for me and really took the time to explain her findings and help me understand the home I was looking to purchase. Cannot recommend her enough. Don’t more
Elisabeth Faure
Elisabeth Faure
21:16 29 Apr 21
This is the second time I have used MOSE, and they are always really amazing. Very nice, very professional. they came... to have a look at my roof and let me know if we were due for a repair - I was very satisfied with everything and would recommend them to anybody!read more
Hannah S
Hannah S
22:05 16 Apr 21
I had a great experience with Mose home inspection. My husband and I are first time homebuyers and so had a ton of... questions about the process. Everyone we talked with was really informative and helpful. Michael was our inspector and was phenomenal. The inspection was very thorough and he explained everything in detail with realistic next steps for us to take. We came out of the inspection feeling really informed. Plus, he is just an absolute delight! He had very contagious enthusiasm and made the inspection a really positive experience. Would highly recommend!read more
Gabriel Lukuc
Gabriel Lukuc
03:05 16 Apr 21
Michael was amazing. He took the time to explain to us what’s really important and the reasoning behind it. We’re not... very handy nor savvy when it comes to home construction so we really appreciate him taking the time to explain to us all aspects of the inspection. Also, Michael was friendly, professional and timely; he provided the report over a holiday and a more
Stephanie Ballard
Stephanie Ballard
14:24 19 Mar 21
MOSE is the best in the business. Once again we were happy with their inspection services - they are professional,... friendly and knowledgeable. Would not hesitate to recommend to friends and family (and have)!read more
Rodrigo Morales
Rodrigo Morales
18:27 10 Sep 20
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