Do you know what to look for on your final walk-through when purchasing a home?  You should have an inspection done on the home during your option period and any agreed upon repairs should have been completed before the final walk-through which is usually the day of or the day before closing.  Below is an outline to help you as you make your final walk-through.

In GENERAL:

  • Have all agreed-upon repairs been completed?
  • Have the sellers removed any contents that are supposed to stay?
  • Is the home relatively clean and ready for new occupants?

WALLS, CEILINGS, AND FLOORS

  • Are there signs of new damage? (water damage, gouges, stains, etc.)

ELECTRICAL

  • Do all light fixtures work?
  • Do outlets have power?

PUMBING

  • Test each faucet. (On/off? Water pressure? Hot/cold water?)
  • Check under sinks for leads
  • Do all toilets flush properly?
  • Are any drains clogged?

WINDOWS/DOORS

  • Do they all have screens (if applicable)?
  • Do all exterior and interior doors open and close properly?
  • If there’s an electric garage door, is it operational?

APPLIANCES

  • Do all appliances included in the home operate correctly?
  • Refrigerator
  • Garbage disposal
  • Exhaust Fans (kitchen and bath)
  • Ceiling Fans

EXTERIOR

Has there been any damage to:

  • Exterior walls or roof?
  • Driveway?
  • Landscaping?

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