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HOME INSPECTION CHECKLIST
HOW TO USE THIS CHECKLIST
Are you just starting your search or
is the home you’ve fallen for as
“perfect” as it looks? Use this
checklist as a guide. If you plan to
sell, use it to walk through your
home to discover any defects that
could delay the sale.
Ceiling, Floors and Walls 2
Decks and Porches 3
Get a quick check of a property’s
general condition so you can
estimate future repair costs in your
budget before you make an offer, or
make repairs before you put your
home on the market.
Doors and Windows 4
Driveways and Walkways 5
In some cases the seller will pay for
repairs, often it falls to the buyer.
Make sure that the responsible party
is identified in the purchase
Fireplace and Chimney 6
Heating and Air Conditioning 7
And, don’t miss other Smart Tips at
the end of this checklist.
Trees, Lawn and Vegetation 8
Water Heater 9
Smart Tips 12 - 15