• Do all interior/exterior lights and electrical outlets work?

  • Are all the plumbing fixtures working properly?

  • Is there clear access to the attic and basement?

  • Is there access to all  rooms  so that the inspector can view the walls?

  • Are the windows and doors in good operating condition?

  • Are all utilities on - water, electric, gas?

  • Is there clear access to a labeled electrical panel?

  • Is there clear access to the furnance and water heater?

  • Are the heating and AC systems working properly?

  • Are there working smoking detectors?

  • Is the fireplace in working condition?

  • Are there clear records of all the major systems?

  • Is all debris removed from gutters and near the foundation?

  • When was the roof replaced or repaired?

  • The day of inspection will the pets be removed?

  • The day of inspection will keys be made available to access property?  Including shed, garage, all doors?

This list in not all inclusive so be prepared prior to your inspection with items you might have prior to selling your property.

  • Is the home structurally safe and sound?

  • What is the condition of the home's exterior?

  • What is the condition of the roof?

  • Are gutters and downspouts in place to control water?

  • Are windows and doors in good working condition?

  • Are ventilation and insulation adequate?

  • Are heating and AC systems working properly?

  • What is the year of the heater in the home?

  • Are all the plumbing fixtures working properly?

  • Where is the main water shut-off valve?

  • Is the main electrical panel properly labeled?

  • Are smoke detectors properly installed and operating?

  • Is there evidence of water leaks?

  • How does the basement look?

  • Does the home have a security system and is it in working order?

  • Are mold, radon, or asbestos present?

This list is not all inclusive so be prepared prior to your inspection with any questions you might have with the property.

Whether you are the buyer or seller you will want to make sure you address issues prior to the final real estate transaction.  A Top Tier Home Solutions inspection will prepare the seller for the best showing, and to ensure your home sale is a success.   A Top Tier Home Solutions inspection will prepare the buyer with the confidence needed to address possible issues or concerns, and will give you the confidence and peace of mind that you are purchasing the best home possible.

Top Tier Home Solutions would like to share some important checklists that will assist with your residential or commercial inspection.   Remember, Top Tier Home Solutions value the partnership with the Realtor, the Buyer, and the Seller and these resources will help make the next important property decision the best property decision possible.    

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