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How To Read A Home Inspection Report

Alright, let's talk about how to read a home inspection report. Don't worry, it's not rocket science! First, you'll want to grab a cup of coffee (or tea if that's your thing) and settle in for some light reading. Then, take a deep breath and remind yourself that whatever problems are found in the report, they're not your fault. You didn't build the house, after all! Now, on to the actual report.


Start with the summary section, because who doesn't love a good summary? This will give you the gist of what the inspector found.


Then, dive into the details. Keep in mind that some of the issues may be minor, like a loose doorknob or a leaky faucet. Others may be more serious, like a crack in the foundation or a gas leak. If you come across something that seems scary or confusing, don't panic! Take a break and come back to it later. And if you still have questions, don't hesitate to reach out to the inspector. They're there to help you understand the report and answer any questions you may have.


So there you have it, folks. Reading a home inspection report may not be the most exciting thing you'll do this week, but it's an important step in the home-buying process. Plus, it's a great excuse to drink some coffee and put your feet up for a bit!


For more information on home inspections and how to get ready for them, contact Bryan & Bryan today at (866) 484-8318 to schedule an inspection. We provide other inspections such as pest control services, stucco services, sewer scopes, irrigation inspections, and more.


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