The house hunting process provides a chance to find the perfect place, a place that you desire, but every home buyer should take precautions against purchasing a home which requires more work, time or funding than they can manage. In real estate certain red flags help buyers buy their new place without taking unnecessary risks in buying their new home.
Let’s face it sellers don’t always disclose the whole truth to the potential buyers. Everything may look good on the surface, but don’t let that blind you to the potential problems that may haunt you later.
Bad Smell- Use your nose or check out the smell. Don’t just use your eyes, use your nose to figure out any odour, see what is causing it. Do you smell mildew, pet or cigarette odour? Remember bad smell could translate to a larger issue which can cost you dearly down the road. If you are interested get an inspector to check in for molds or leaks. [Read more…]