You found a house in your dream neighborhood. It has the right number of bedrooms, bathrooms and a nice backyard. It’s just what you were looking for.
Then you learn it is being sold “as is.” That house that seemed so perfect now seems a bit frightening.
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Selling as house “as is” basically means the seller will make no repairs or improvements and is selling the house in its current condition, according to realtor.com. In many cases, the houses are “as is” because the seller can’t afford to make the improvements.
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“Once you buy that house, it’s yours and you’re pretty much stuck with whatever decision you made, so you really need to be very educated and thorough about what you’re doing,” said David Tamny, owner of Professional Property Inspection