What to Expect from a Home Inspection

For most people, buying a home is one of the largest investments they will make in their lifetime. Such a major decision should not be made without care and deserved due diligence. Carrying out a home inspection prior to purchase is a prudent decision that will ensure buyers have complete information. A standard home inspection will typically include a review of a home’s roofing, structural integrity, exterior and interior components, electrical and plumbing systems, and heating and cooling systems. Below, we’ve prepared a tidy infographic to help you understand the typical home inspection process, the most common findings post-inspection, and additional services that are usually available as add-ons for a variable fee, from pest and mold to swimming pool examination.

Home Inspections 101: The Basics