After a buyer has a signed contract, they have time to inspect the house to make sure there are no hidden defects or surprises. In North Carolina, this period of time is called the Due Diligence period. During the due diligence period, a buyer can perform any investigations that are important to them. The due diligence period generally lasts three to four weeks and terminates on a firm date that has been specified in the Purchase Contract.
At the end of the due diligence period the buyer must make a final decision whether or not to buy the house. Here are some of the things a buyer does during the due diligence period:
Harper Tate Homes has a booklet for buyers that includes recommended professionals to assist with all of these tests and investigations.
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