“What gets us into trouble is not what we don’t know. It’s what we know for sure that just ain’t so.”
– Mark Twain
The current seller’s market has led to numerous properties receiving multiple offers. In an attempt to beat the crowd and gain an accepted bid, there has been a recent epidemic, in some parts of the Bay Area, of buyer pre-sale inspections, often without the seller’s knowledge or permission.
The theory is that the buyer can write a cleaner, more appealing, contract for the seller because of the omission of an inspection contingency. There is much more to the story.Read More