I'm trying to purchase a HUD home and want to have an inspection done as well as an appraisal.
I'm trying to have the electricity turned on, but the electric company requires that I have the city of Fort Worth do a inspection before the will allow the electricity to be turned on at the property. Well the city came and did the inspection but flagged the property saying Smoke detectors, GFi sockets had to be installed, and some wires had to be repaired before they would release the property for electricity. HUD will not allow any work to be done before we close. So how do I get the Inspection and appraisal done.
You don't. If you're trying to finance this, and this is required for your financing, you're SOL. I did however recently simply bring a generator for a FANNIE property inspection without utilities.
Is this a "want" to get done or "have" to get done in order to get financing ?
If it is a want, there are some ways to modify the inspection and appraisal for example using a generator like Wayne said
If you have to have an Appraisal for financing such as FHA, VA or Conv you are not going to be able to get it done
Free eBook from BiggerPockets!
Join BiggerPockets and get The Ultimate Beginner's Guide to Real Estate Investing for FREE - read by more than 100,000 people - AND get exclusive real estate investing tips, tricks and techniques delivered straight to your inbox twice weekly!
- Actionable advice for getting started,
- Discover the 10 Most Lucrative Real Estate Niches,
- Learn how to get started with or without money,
- Explore Real-Life Strategies for Building Wealth,
- And a LOT more.
Sign up below to download the eBook for FREE today!
We hate spam just as much as you
Join the Largest Real Estate Investing Community
Basic membership is free, forever.