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FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS
WHAT DOES AN INSPECTION INCLUDE?
An Inspection includes a visual examination of the buildings from top to bottom.
The inspector evaluates the condition of the, roof, structure, foundation, walkways, stairs, patios, and all utility services. Only those items that are visible and accessible, by normal means are included in the report.
WHAT IF THE INSPECTION REVEALS PROBLEMS?
If the Inspection finds problems in the building, it does not mean that you should not buy it, only that you are made aware of what type or repairs to anticipate. An Inspection is to reduce risk when making this important decision.
A seller may be willing to make repairs due to significant problems discovered by the Inspection. If your budget is tight, or if you do not wish to become involved in future repair work, you may decide that this is not the property for you.
DO I HAVE TO REPAIR EVERYTHING WRONG THAT WAS FOUND IN THE INSPECTION?
A Inspection Report listing is not intended to be a “to do” or “repair” list for the home. Sellers are not obligated to repair conditions noted in the report, nor are they required to produce a flawless house. With an Inspection Report, potential repair items are subject to negotiation by the interested parties. A seller can make the repairs as a matter of choice.
HOW DO I PREPARE FOR AN INSPECTION?
As a buyer you need to provide for access to the building and verify that needed services are active. A seller needs to provide clearance to required access points such as the following: Attic space access, crawlspace access, electrical service panels, plumbing equipment, water heater, and HVAC equipment.
SHOULD I BE PRESENT FOR THE INSPECTION?
It is not necessary for you to be present at the inspection. You are welcome to attend, but if you are not able to we will be able to answer any questions you may have when reviewing the report with you.