Representing a Seller?
Make sure to have a termite inspection done before getting any offers. Buyers nowadays will ask for a termite report before making any offer. Be prepared to have termite treatment/repairs in your budget. You don’t want any surprises that will keep your escrow from closing.
Representing a Buyer?
Always ask for a termite report when representing your clients next home. Keep in mind, sellers will try to avoid a termite inspection since they have to spend money in treatments or repairs. Protect your reputation by keeping your client from a buying a home filled with termite and termite damage; which, can cost them greatly in the future. Remember, termites live in the soil, rooftops and in between walls, practically unseen unless by a trained technician.