Upon receipt of the inspection report, these buyers wrote up a repair addendum listing the problems that were found and sent it to the sellers’ agent. It gave the sellers two options the buyer would accept in order to continue with the sale: either hire and pay for a heating contractor to correct the problems before closing or give the buyers $750 and let them take care of the problems on their own. In this particular case, the sellers elected to hire a contractor to fix the problems.
Alan and Sandra found a twelve-year-old home in an upscale neighborhood that was exactly what they were looking for. They felt so lucky to find the home that they didn’t want to jeopardize their offer by making it subject to a home inspection.