A home inspection is an integral component of the home buying process. The intention of having a home inspection is to provide the home buyer with information regarding the condition of the systems and structural components of the home at the time of the inspection.
Based on the inspection, further evaluation may be recommended and common issues will be identified to assist the home buyer. The inspection is an objective, visual, nondestructive review of the operating systems and structure of the home.
The inspection should take approximately two to three hours to complete, culminating with at detailed written report.
When requesting an inspection, the following information is needed:
- Address of the inspection property, including zip code
- Buyer’s name and address including zip code and phone number
- Name, addresses and phone number of both realtors
- Weather the property is occupied or vacant
- Whether or not utilities are turned on
- The of additional structures on the property
- The square footage (finished and unfinished) and the age of the property
What Gets Inspected?
- The Grounds
- Air Conditioning
- Roof and Attic
- Kitchen and Bathrooms