The 5 Most Common Issues Found During A Home Inspection!


The 5 Most Common Issues Found During A Home Inspection!


If you are selling your home, you should be prepared for the home inspection process—and chances are, there is going to be at least something that needs to be repaired.


If you are buying a home, these are the 5 most common issues found during the home inspection process. Note, that does not mean your inspection will find them all or may find others. The home inspection is an important part of the homebuying process. Don't skip it!


According to a recent survey from home improvement resource Porch.com, a whopping 86 percent of home inspections uncover at least one thing that needs to be fixed.


But what, exactly, are issues your inspector is most likely to find?


According to the survey, some of the most common issues uncovered during the home inspection include:

  • Roofing (19.7 percent)

  • Electrical (18.7 percent)

  • Windows (18.4 percent)

  • Gutters (16.9 percent)

  • Plumbing (13.6 percent)


The Takeaway:

So, what does this mean for you?


If you are planning on selling your home, knowing the most common issues that come up during home inspections gives you the opportunity to explore and, if necessary, repair those issues before you list your property—and avoid any unexpected or expensive surprises during the home sale process.


If you are planning on buying a home, knowing the most common issues that come up during home inspections gives you the opportunity to explore and, if necessary, ask for repair of those issues during the option period—and avoid any unexpected or expensive surprises during and after the home sale process.


Either way, let's connect. We know the ins and outs of the home buying and selling processes, including the home inspection process.


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