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Home Inspection Checklist
Print this checklist and take it with you when you’re taking a close look at a home before making an offer on it. Use it to record your
observations and note defects. This checklist is for informational purposes only and is not a replacement for the services of a
qualified inspector.
Address
[Home Address]
Listing agent’s name & phone number
Listing agent’s e-mail address
Price
Taxes
School district
Lot size (sq. feet)
Lot dimensions
No. of floors
House size (sq. feet)
No. of bedrooms
No. of bathrooms
House style and color
 north  south  east  west
House faces
Daytime street traffic
 Yes  No
Nighttime street traffic
 Yes  No
Air traffic
 Yes  No
Train traffic
 Yes  No
Sidewalks
 Yes  No
Nearby playgrounds
Children nearby
Pets nearby
Home Inspection Checklist
Print this checklist and take it with you when you’re taking a close look at a home before making an offer on it. Use it to record your
observations and note defects. This checklist is for informational purposes only and is not a replacement for the services of a
qualified inspector.
Address
[Home Address]
Listing agent’s name & phone number
Listing agent’s e-mail address
Price
Taxes
School district
Lot size (sq. feet)
Lot dimensions
No. of floors
House size (sq. feet)
No. of bedrooms
No. of bathrooms
House style and color
 north  south  east  west
House faces
Daytime street traffic
 Yes  No
Nighttime street traffic
 Yes  No
Air traffic
 Yes  No
Train traffic
 Yes  No
Sidewalks
 Yes  No
Nearby playgrounds
Children nearby
Pets nearby
Home Inspection Checklist
[Home Address]
Proximity to schools
Proximity to shopping
Maintenance records available
 Yes  No
Location on the block
Age and condition of electrical
Age and condition of plumbing
Age and condition of heating
Age and condition of air conditioning
Landscaping features | Garden
Architectural features
Condition of neighboring houses
Why seller wants to sell
Visible Condition of the Property: Using the key below, apply the letter that best describes the condition of each item.
Key
Comments
M – Missing
G – Good condition
S – Scratched
D – Damaged
B – Broken
R – Repair/Replacements needed
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Home Inspection Checklist
[Home Address]
Exterior
Exterior
FEATURE
CONDITION
FEATURE
CONDITION
Front door
Garage
Front screen door
Outdoor lighting
Back door
Parking
Back screen door
Drainage
Screen and storm windows
Retaining wall
Glass and frames
Soil movement
Siding/brick, etc.
Yard
Mailbox
Doorbell
House number
Garbage container
Dining Room
FEATURE
CONDITION
Recycling containers
Paint and trim
Windows
Carpet or floor
Patios and decks
Roof and flashing
Walls
Ceiling
Chimney
Gutters
Lights and switches
Outlets
Eaves
Baseboards
Driveway
Shed
Trim
Visible Condition of the Property: Using the key below, apply the letter that best describes the condition of each item.
Key
Comments
M – Missing
G – Good condition
S – Scratched
D – Damaged
B – Broken
R – Repair/Replacements needed
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Home Inspection Checklist
[Home Address]
Kitchen
Living Room
FEATURE
CONDITION
FEATURE
CONDITION
Windows
Windows
Floor
Carpet or floor
Walls
Walls
Ceiling
Ceiling
Lights and switches
Outlets, including cable outlet
Outlets
Lights and switches
Stove
Hallway and Stairwell
Refrigerator
FEATURE
CONDITION
Sink
Cabinets and counter
Floor
Baseboards
Walls
Trim
Ceiling
Lights and switches
Outlets
Living Room
Baseboards
FEATURE
CONDITION
Trim
Door
Stair treads
Windows
Stair structure
Carpet or floor
Landing and handrail
Walls
Visible Condition of the Property: Using the key below, apply the letter that best describes the condition of each item.
Key
Comments
M – Missing
G – Good condition
S – Scratched
D – Damaged
B – Broken
R – Repair/Replacements needed
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Home Inspection Checklist
[Home Address]
Bedrooms
CONDITION
FEATURE
BEDROOM 1
BEDROOM 2
BEDROOM 3
BEDROOM 4
Door
Windows
Carpet or floor
Walls
Ceiling
Lights and switches
Outlets
Closet
Baseboards
Trim
Bathrooms
CONDITION
FEATURE
BATHROOM 1
BATHROOM 2
BATHROOM 3
BATHROOM 4
Door
Window
Floor
Walls
Ceiling
Visible Condition of the Property: Using the key below, apply the letter that best describes the condition of each item.
Key
Comments
M – Missing
G – Good condition
S – Scratched
D – Damaged
B – Broken
R – Repair/Replacements needed
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