The 10 Most Common Defects Found During Home in Sections

Realtor Hedy Goldman

Realtor Hedy Goldman

During the home inspection process, home inspectors report that most home defects are extremely similar. In light of this, knowing these common home problems can help both the buyer and seller be more proactive in the homebuying process.

For sellers, you can take a quick inventory of your home to see if any problems exist, in order to address and fix them immediately. For buyers, you can prepare yourselves for these common home defects and educate yourselves on how you can proceed with the homebuying process, such as requesting repairs be completed or repair costs covered by the seller.

Here are 10 common home defects that inspectors can typically identify:

1. Poor drainage. Inspectors will determine whether water moves away from the house properly and whether the roof needs new gutters and downspouts. They can also inspect whether the ground-level drainage systems have been properly graded.

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