In areas where winterization is required, all homes will not be able to complete a home inspection without a de-winterization being completed. It will be important that the request to complete a home inspection also note that the home will need to be de-winterized. This request will also go to the Field Services Manager (FSM) noted on the Contacts tab for each property on HUDHomeStore.com.
Each FSM will have their own procedures but prepare your buyer for a request by the FSM for cash up front to pay for the de-winterization and re-winterization process. The amount to be charged will be set by each FSM so you will have to check with them first. Buyers WILL NOT be allowed to provide their own de/re-winterization contractors.