What to expect during a Home Inspection

Real Estate Agent with eXp Realty, LLC 383205

A home inspection is a thorough examination of a property's condition, performed by a professional home inspector. The purpose of a home inspection is to identify any major defects or issues with the property, so that the buyer can make an informed decision about whether or not to proceed with the purchase.

During a home inspection, the inspector will typically examine the following systems and components of the home:

  • Structural elements (such as the foundation, framing, and roof)
  • Exterior features (such as the siding, windows, and doors)
  • Interior features (such as walls, floors, and ceilings)
  • Electrical system
  • Plumbing system
  • Heating and cooling systems
  • Appliances (such as the stove, dishwasher, and water heater)

The inspector will also look for signs of pests, such as termites or other wood-destroying insects.

The inspector will typically provide a written report detailing the condition of the home and any issues that were identified. It's important to review the report carefully and to consider the implications of any issues that were identified. If there are significant issues with the property, it may be necessary to negotiate with the seller to have them addressed or to ask for a price reduction.

It's also a good idea to attend the inspection in person, if possible, so that you can see the property for yourself and ask the inspector any questions you may have. This can help you get a better understanding of the property and its condition

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Deborah Bly Selling homes in League City TX

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The Bly Team, eXp Realty 

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 League City, TX 77573

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Comments (2)

John Pusa
Berkshire Hathaway Home Services Crest - Glendale, CA
Your All Time Realtor With Exceptional Service

Hello Deborah Bly very good detailed helpful report for what to expect during a home inspection. 

Jan 09, 2023 01:43 PM
Joan Cox
House to Home, Inc. - Denver Real Estate - 720-231-6373 - Denver, CO
Denver Real Estate - Selling One Home at a Time

Deborah, often buyers will ask how much will the inspector inspect, great list!

Jan 09, 2023 04:31 PM