Home inspection checklist

How to Inspect Your Own House, Part 2: Exterior Water Management

In my last blog post in this series, I gave advice on how homeowners can inspect their own roof and chimney. For this week’s post, we’ll dig into exterior water...
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How to prepare your home for the inspection

Preparing your home for an inspection can mean two things to people. The first is to get the house in tip-top shape, making sure that the home inspector won’t have...
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Home Inspection Checklist – Interior

This is a follow-up to last week’s post, which gave a home inspection checklist for the exterior of homes. The goal of this checklist is to prevent homebuyers from being...
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Four simple things for sellers to do before the home inspection

This is a home inspection checklist for sellers, to help make sure that the home inspection can be completed once, the first time, without any hitches.
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How to Inspect Your Own House, Part 1: Roof and Chimney

While a professional home inspector will provide the most thorough and accurate home inspection, there are a number of things that homeowners can look for themselves as part of regular...
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Pre-Inspection Checklist for the Interior

This is a home inspection checklist of some of the larger problems that are frequently identified during home inspections. Of course, this is no substitute for a professional home inspection,...
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Pre-Inspection Checklist for the Exterior

For home buyers interested in conducting their own home inspection, here's a list of larger items to look out for while viewing houses. This is a cursory overview of some...
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