DIY Projects You Should Never Do Yourself


August 28, 2019 Facebook Twitter LinkedIn Google+ Homeowners Tips


Ottawa Real Estate Professional Jeraud Discusses DIY Projects You Should Never Do Yourself

You accepted a contract from your real estate professional and you’re satisfied with the sale price negotiated. But before your house is truly sold, one of the things you have to go through is a home inspection.
If the inspection turns up significant physical problems with the house, the buyer may ask the seller to remedy them or ask the seller to lower the sale, or in the worst-case scenario invoke the option to withdraw from the sale.
With the proliferation of do-it-yourself TV shows and websites many homeowners will attempt to do repairs themselves. YouTube is a great source of information and how-to videos. But just because you KNOW how to do something, doesn’t mean it a wise to do it yourself.
Let me share some insight with you on some DIY home improvement projects that could come back and bite you in the ass when you’re trying to finalize a home sale. Trust me, I’m talking from experience. In Ontario and other Provinces, it may be best to hire a professional to do these things. Learn more about the difference Buyers Agent and Sellers Agent in Ottawa. Also do not overlook the importance of getting a pre-purchase home inspection.