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What Will a Home Inspector Check?

Posted on Jun 24, 2021

Here are the eight main things a home inspector will look at inside a home.

You’ve done it, you’ve won the house you want—that’s great news! The next task is getting a home inspection, a crucial part of the process because it provides a baseline for what may be wrong with the house and what’s great about the house. Sometimes the listing agent will provide a home inspection that the seller has already had done, but not always. Today I’m sharing some of the main things a home inspector will check inside a house.

Feel free to watch the full message above, or use these timestamps that will direct you to various points in the video.

0:00 — Introduction to today’s video

0:55 — Why you need to hire a licensed home inspector

1:20 — Inspecting the house’s electric systems

2:00 — Checking the furnace and water heater

2:40 — Evaluating the appliances

3:10 — Looking at all the windows and doors

3:35 — Assessing the fireplace

4:00 — Examining the bathrooms

5:25 — Analyzing the foundation

6:10 — Inspecting the roof

6:25 — Wrapping up today’s topic

If you’re looking for a good home inspector or have questions about inspections or any other real estate matter, contact us via phone or email. We would love to help you.

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