After the Offer: What You Need to Know About the Appraisal & Home Inspection Process

Coldwell Banker agents share their answers to very important questions about the steps after the offer: the home inspection & the appraisal.

Your offer has been accepted, but there are a few more steps before the house is yours. The appraisal and the home inspection are two steps that are extremely important in making sure you’re protected during the home buying process.

But, what happens during an appraisal? Do you really need a home inspection? What happens if the home inspection uncovers an issue like radon? A real estate professional is a great resource throughout the journey of buying or selling a home, so we asked Coldwell Banker agents to share their answers to these very important questions below.


What Happens During the Appraisal Process?

by Ronnie Aiosa, Boswell/Aiosa Group with Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage in Jersey City, NJ

The Pitfalls of High Home Prices

by Shana Maitland with Coldwell Banker Weir Manuel in Plymouth, MI


What is a home inspection and Why Should You Always Have One When Buying a Home?

by Frank Dolski with Coldwell Banker Hearthside, Realtors in Lahaska, PA

What is Radon and What Can Be Done to Remediate It?

by Frank Dolski with Coldwell Banker Hearthside, Realtors in Lahaska, PA

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Header Image: 315 Riverside Drive, Greenville, SC listed by Jacob Mann with Coldwell Banker Caine.

Victoria Keichinger is the Vice President, Brand Marketing for Coldwell Banker Real Estate. When she's not managing national media and advertising for the Coldwell Banker brand at work, she finds herself most at home in Jersey City, NJ with her pre-school crush turned spouse and son. A true Francophile, she loves to travel and will go anywhere there are ski slopes.

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