Questions to ask a Home Inspector from NAR:
- What are the Top Capital Expenditure Issues?
- What are the Most Urgent Red Flags
- What’s the Inspector’s Background?
- Is the Inspector Certified?
- What’s the State of the Roofline?
- Is There Any Asbestos Present?
- Do I Need a Radon Test?
- What’s the Life Expectancy?
- How Are the ‘Bones’ of the House?
- How is the Soil and the Home Structure?
- Do You Expect Anything Behind Beyond the Walls?
- Are There Receipts of Annual HVAC Checks?
- What About the “Intangibles” of the Property?
Source: 13 Pertinent Questions to Ask During a Home Inspection(link is external) (Forbes, Dec. 21, 2020)
16 Questions to Ask a Home Inspector Before, During, and After a Home Inspection(link is external) (realtor.com®, Oct. 6, 2020)
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