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Preparing for a Home Inspection

The potential purchasers of my home are having a home inspection performed. As the seller, what do I need to do to when preparing for a home inspection? A home inspection is a visible, non-intrusive review of all accessible areas and major systems of the home. As part of a home inspection, the inspector is not permitted to put holes in walls, ceilings or floors. Additionally, home inspectors do not typically move furniture, boxes and clothing. As a result, significant amounts of personal storage or clutter limits the inspector’s review of the home. The home inspector cannot report on what they cannot see. Plus, they’ll report these limitations to the potential purchasers. Having some limitations is an inherent part of the home inspection process. However, if there are too many limitations, the prospective purchasers may feel less confident about purchasing the home. So, to avoid this potential problem, ensure your…