Home Inspection Checklist For Buyers
Look at the base of the walls and the ceilings in each room.
Are there obvious cracks or apparent shifts in the foundation?
Do the same around the outside.
Are there any trees encroaching on the foundation?
Does the drainage appear to be away from the house?
Any obvious soggy areas?
What is the overall condition?
When was it last replaced?
Are there any trees encroaching on it?
Does the house look like it will need repairs or repainting soon?
Are gutters and downspouts firmly attached?
Are there loose boards?
How does the interior of the roof structure look?
Any signs of leaks?
Check ceilings and around windows in each room for evidence of leaks.
Is there dampness?
Do the switches work?
Are there any obvious malfunctions?
Any unusual noises or malfunctions?
If these are included, what is the age and condition of the stove, dishwas