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Are you thinking of buying a new home or perhaps selling your home and relocating? At Edison Electric, we have the experience and know how to help you comply with inspection report issues and city code compliance reports.
Many cities in the metropolitan area now require a point of sale home inspection before a homeowner can list their home for sale. These required inspections are performed by a city official in an effort to make sure houses in the city are kept to a minimum standard. Many times, electrical repairs are required before a home can be sold or listed for sale.
Having a licensed electrician perform all of the repairs for a point of sale inspection is a wise decision because most of the repairs require an electrical permit and another separate inspection to make sure the work was performed correctly. Hiring an unlicensed individual to perform electrical repairs can jeopardize the entire home sale process and usually ends up costing the homeowner more money and causing more stress when all is said and done.
More and more cities are adopting a point of sale inspection policy. Not all cities require the seller to perform repairs so be sure to check with your city inspectors for clarification.Here are some of the cities that have point of sale inspections:
Common electrical issues that we see reported on home inspection reports are: double tapped circuit breakers, GFCI protection, electrical panel repairs, smoke alarms, un-grounded outlets, junction box covers, extension cord wiring, illegal closet lighting and more…
Often times code compliance repairs need to be performed quickly because a home sale or closing date is hanging in the balance. Usually we are able to perform same-day services for these types of repairs so give us a call! We have performed code compliance repairs just like yours in hundreds of homes across the Twin Cities area and we will be happy to serve you!