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We are relocating to another state and need to get our home sold ASAP (he starts in 2 weeks). Good news is that we have a buyer already - and a home inspection has been ordered for Monday.
Some of our windows are older and sigh, yes, need to be replaced BUT it's impossible to do this in North Dakota in the winter!
Is this something that will halt the sale of our home OR, can we give an 'allowance' to the buyer to replace the needed windows in the spring?
Thank you!
 
Posts: 4 | Registered: Dec 21, 2013Reply With QuoteReport This Post
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You know the saying about don't barrow trouble? I know it is hard but try not to be nervous about what the inspector may say.

The windows were there to be seen by the buyers before the inspection. It is unlikely that the inspector will say anything. If they do you can offer an allowance. Your agent will guide you on this.

The last inspection we had they did try to open all the windows. There were 2 that were hard to open but that was because we never used those two. We got them open and nothing was reported. They did not even say anything about a stone chip (from lawn mower) in one of the large windows that was at eye height.

Please try not to worry.
 
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Thank you so much for your response! You are right not to worry before we need to Smile I will now 'breathe' and think positive!
 
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If you have time please come back and tell us how the inspection went.
 
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That's right - don't stir the pot.
 
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Great news. Inspector today said all is well and nothing negative reported!
Now on to closing Smile Thank you for your insight!
 
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Thanks for posting back. I remember how nervous I was about our first inspection and it was all for nothing.

Hope your move is to someplace warmer?? Though who knows where that would be this year.
 
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Just a little warmer where we are going! Northern Wisconsin Smile Nothing can compare to the artic zone we are in now in North Dakota lol. Today it is -44 windchill. I sure won't miss that! Now to just get there so we can find our new home and get settled Smile
 
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Well best of luck.. and stick around to share your experiences with other posters. You sound like a delightful lady! Have fun on your home search and remember sleep on it if you feel pressured at any point.
 
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Originally posted by movingnow2:
We are relocating to another state and need to get our home sold ASAP (he starts in 2 weeks). Good news is that we have a buyer already - and a home inspection has been ordered for Monday.
Some of our windows are older and sigh, yes, need to be replaced BUT it's impossible to do this in North Dakota in the winter!
Is this something that will halt the sale of our home OR, can we give an 'allowance' to the buyer to replace the needed windows in the spring?
Thank you!


Well I agree with metwo completely, the windows should be seen by the home buyers and before finalizing the deal and this can spoil the deal. But instead of that why don't you offer a sort of allowance so that the buyer get convinced or if not then exchange the windows and give the retailer a job to replace the windows by giving them the fee. For more details
check http://www.alphaimpactwindows.com

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she had no problem after all based on her crrent posts more recently, and it's on to closing.
 
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