5+ Of The Most Common Hidden Defects In Real Property

These repairs can become expressive. Be sure to seek expert opinions and estimates on repair costs from reputable professionals.

  1. Bad foundation
  2. Worn roof
  3. Water drainage
  4. Termite infestation
  5. Working components of the house:
  • Inadequate wiring
  • Inadequate plumbing
  • Heating/cooling

* Other areas of concern:

  • Environmental issues
  • Title issues
  • Adverse location issues

*Special note: If a property is on private water, sewage or roads, the buyer will most likely have individual inspections on each of these items. A compliance certificate or other written documentation will most likely be requested by the buyer and/or lender to indicate all systems meet the required standards for the area.

The above checklist is for informational purposes only & is not a substitute for legal, tax or other professional assistance.