Pre-listing Home Inspection: Rob Smith says it’s the best $500 sellers can spend
Check out our interview on pre-listing home inspection, where you’ll find advice from top-producing Realtor Rob Smith. Because we work with people at the top of their game, Home-Probe gets to see innovation in real estate up close. And we see that successful leaders of the industry are also people interested in sharing their tools to build others up.
So, meet Rob Smith, a real estate agent with Compass Real Estate. Rob’s 16-year career includes helping more than 1,000 people buy and sell their homes. He’s topped the $300 million mark in real estate SOLD. His listing programs consistently sell homes four times faster than the average listing. And Rob’s sellers usually obtain 97% to 105% of their list price with less than two weeks on the market.
Rob explains he started recommending a pre-listing inspection to save contracts. He now leads the industry. And listing inspections have become a critical part of his process. Rob says “inevitably, every single time a seller does [get a listing inspection] … they get their money back 10-fold.”
We did the math ourselves too by comparing outcomes for homes that had a pre-listing inspection to the statistics from the metro area market for 2018 and 2019. And here’s what we found: Homes with a pre-listing inspection had a success rate of selling 4 times better than those that didn’t. They sold for 2% more of the original list price. And they stayed on the market 40% fewer days. What do sellers want? Selling, selling higher and selling faster.
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