The Home Inspection Process 

March 19, 2021

This 4-part series will help buyers set and maintain realistic expectations about the home they are purchasing.  Part 1 will cover the home inspection process.


Part 1. The Home Inspection Process 

Part of the process of purchasing a home is the home inspection. The home inspection is for the benefit of the buyer, and it is a buyer expense. The purpose of the home inspection is to discover any defects in the home. The inspection will also allow the buyer to become familiar with all aspects of their new home and learn about items they will want to pay attention to in the future. I call it the “get acquainted with your home” portion of the inspection. These are not major defects that the seller will have to address, but they are things that may require maintenance or be nearing their end-of-life. 

The inspector performs a vital function identifying “major defects” that the seller may need to correct. During the inspection, the inspector may also point out maintenance items to the buyer and things that an expert should examine.  

To get the most from your home inspection, read this article from It includes a timeline of queries to hit before the inspection even starts...

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