Marjorie Youngren Team | Lynnfield Real Estate, Melrose Real Estate, Middleton Real Estate


The home buying process can be pretty frustrating. What’s worse? The spending never ends. It feels as though you have to pay for everything. No wonder a good number of homebuyers resolve to rent due to frustration from the home buying process. It just never ends.

Now to the expenses. First, you are struggling to get a home that fits perfectly into your dream home and, of course, your budget. Next, you are thinking of hiring an agent to alleviate the stress. Now, you are being told to call a pro for home inspection. Can it get worse?

Well, it can. Failure to conduct a thorough inspection puts you at the risk of repairing damages that are supposed to be corrected by the seller. You also stand a plethora of health risks. That's worse, yes?

Here are a few things to consider before you close the deal.

4 Reasons to Call a Pro for Home Inspection

  • Ensure Your Safety. Your safety and that of your family should always top the list. Do not be compelled into closing a deal without checking the boxes. Professional home inspectors have eyes for safety issues. Also, they conduct tests for mold and noxious gases. Completing this is crucial to ensure your safety and that of your family. Do not risk it!
  • Provides A Chip You Can Use on the Negotiation Board. Home sellers are known to upsell their properties at any slight opportunity. Hiring a pro to inspect the home may give you the chance to negotiate the deal further and cut down the price. A house that is in ‘just good' condition or requires repairs should not cost as much as a home in perfect condition even in the same neighborhood. Use your bargaining chip!
  • Gives You A Glimpse Into The Future. A professional home inspector can ascertain possible future repairs by estimating the date of installation of the systems and comparing it against their normal useful life, thus, giving you a glimpse into what the future holds. Knowing these dates will go a long way to help you choose a warranty package. Take a peep first!
  • Provides an Easy Pass Out The Door. Home inspection reveals the real picture of the house. The home buyer may not easily spot it, but a pro knows just where and how to look. Home buyers retain the right to exit a contract should the house be found in bad condition. Save yourself a plethora of problems and expenses by grabbing the door pass right away!

Hiring a professional home inspector may seem like a costly expense at the moment, but it is a cost-effective investment in the long run. Home inspection saves you the pain of putting out thousands of dollars into repairs, replacement, and medical bills. Get that home inspected today!



5 Barbara Road, Stoneham, MA 02180

Single-Family

$650,000
Price

8
Rooms
5
Beds
2/1
Full/Half Baths
Room to spread out in this 5 bed 2.5 bath Colonial situated on a lovely street on the Stoneham/Wakefield line. Large open concept kitchen with french doors leading to a four season sunroom. Main level has hardwood floors throughout housing 3 of the bedrooms and a full bathroom. Top floor houses 2 additonal bedrooms and a full bath. This well constructed home is in need of some TLC, updating and finishing to become the home of your dreams. Bring your ideas........ Roof 20 years, gas furnace 20 years, hot water tank 3 years, a/c condensor 10 years old. PLEASE JOIN ME AT THE OPEN HOUSE SUNDAY 2:00-4:00
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May 19 at 2:00 PM to 4:00 PM
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Room to spread out in this 5 bed 2.5 bath Colonial situated on a lovely street on the Stoneham/Wakefield line. Large open concept kitchen with french doors leading to a four season sunroom. Main level has hardwood floors throughout housing 3 of the bedrooms and a full bathroom. Top floor houses 2 additonal bedrooms and a full bath. This well constructed home is in need of some TLC, updating and finishing to become the home of your dreams. Bring your ideas........ Roof 20 years, gas furnace 20 years, hot water tank 3 years, a/c condensor 10 years old. PLEASE JOIN ME AT THE OPEN HOUSE SUNDAY 2:00-4:00

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5 Barbara Road, Stoneham, MA 02180

Single-Family

$650,000
Price

8
Rooms
5
Beds
2/1
Full/Half Baths
Room to spread out in this 5 bed 2.5 bath Colonial situated on a lovely street on the Stoneham/Wakefield line. Large open concept kitchen with french doors leading to a four season sunroom. Main level has hardwood floors throughout housing 3 of the bedrooms and a full bathroom. Top floor houses 2 additonal bedrooms and a full bath. This well constructed home is in need of some TLC, updating and finishing to become the home of your dreams. Bring your ideas........ Roof 20 years, gas furnace 20 years, hot water tank 3 years, a/c condensor 10 years old. PLEASE JOIN ME AT THE OPEN HOUSE SUNDAY 2:00-4:00
Open House
No scheduled Open Houses

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This STUNNING, TWO YEAR YOUNG, PRISTINE & UPDATED COLONIAL, HAS ALL THE BELLS AND WHISTLES YOU COULD ASK FOR!! The OPEN CONCEPT FLOOR PLAN IS PERFECT FOR ENTERTAINING! THE STYLISH KITCHEN INCLUDES PLENTY OF CABINET SPACE, AMAZING WHITE GRANITE COUTERTOPS, AN ISLAND & STAINLESS APPLIANCES. THIS room connects to the dining room, & OVERSIZED FAMILY ROOM with sliders that spill out to a SPACIOUS DECK & HUGE FENCED IN YARD! In the winter you can COZY UP TO THE FIREPLACE in the family room. This home has GORGEOUS HARD WOOD FLOORS throughout. Upstairs you will find the master bedroom en-suite, two additional bedrooms, and a study. There is also a walk up attic, and a walk out basement. Either of these rooms could be finished for even more living space! 2 car garage and large driveway offer plenty of parking….Propane heat..Central A/C…Large fenced in yard! MOVE IN READY!

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