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Buyer's Walk Through Inspection Form
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BUYERS WALK-THROUGH INSPECTION FORM
Many buyers choose to perform a walk-through or pre-settlement inspection prior to the settlement date to
review the property's condition. A systematic review of the building's components prior to settlement or as soon
thereafter as possible will help you develop a baseline of the building's condition and will provide a status report
on any agreed upon repairs or modifications.
General
N/A
YES
NO
OTHER
Any major changes to the property?
Agreed upon modifications or repairs completed?
Receipts/warranties/guarantees provided by repair
contractors?
Pest control clearance provided?
Roofing
N/A
YES
NO
OTHER
Indications of roof leakage?
Gutters and downspouts secure?
Signs of roof surface, flashings, vent or chimney damage?
Exterior
N/A
YES
NO
OTHER
New cracks, paint peeling or other visible defects?
Trip hazards, cracking in the walkways, driveway, or
steps?
Plants growing on the building?
Stairway, deck, porch and other railings secure and
proper?
New cracks or indications of retaining wall failure?
Signs of inadequate surface drainage?
Openings into the building at trim, flashings, chimneys,
etc.?
Signs of soil movement in areas around building?
Subfloor Area/Basement
N/A
YES
NO
OTHER
Accessible areas dry?
Indications of new water entry?
Sump pump operational?
Indications of new foundation cracking or movement?
Musty odors or signs of mold or mildew?
Interior
N/A
YES
NO
OTHER
Stains, cracks or damage to interior walls, ceilings or floors
Cracked or broken windows?
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BUYERS WALK-THROUGH INSPECTION FORM
Many buyers choose to perform a walk-through or pre-settlement inspection prior to the settlement date to
review the property's condition. A systematic review of the building's components prior to settlement or as soon
thereafter as possible will help you develop a baseline of the building's condition and will provide a status report
on any agreed upon repairs or modifications.
General
N/A
YES
NO
OTHER
Any major changes to the property?
Agreed upon modifications or repairs completed?
Receipts/warranties/guarantees provided by repair
contractors?
Pest control clearance provided?
Roofing
N/A
YES
NO
OTHER
Indications of roof leakage?
Gutters and downspouts secure?
Signs of roof surface, flashings, vent or chimney damage?
Exterior
N/A
YES
NO
OTHER
New cracks, paint peeling or other visible defects?
Trip hazards, cracking in the walkways, driveway, or
steps?
Plants growing on the building?
Stairway, deck, porch and other railings secure and
proper?
New cracks or indications of retaining wall failure?
Signs of inadequate surface drainage?
Openings into the building at trim, flashings, chimneys,
etc.?
Signs of soil movement in areas around building?
Subfloor Area/Basement
N/A
YES
NO
OTHER
Accessible areas dry?
Indications of new water entry?
Sump pump operational?
Indications of new foundation cracking or movement?
Musty odors or signs of mold or mildew?
Interior
N/A
YES
NO
OTHER
Stains, cracks or damage to interior walls, ceilings or floors
Cracked or broken windows?
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Windows and window latches operate properly?
Doors and door latches operate properly?
New stains or leaks at kitchen, bathroom or laundry sinks?
Interior staircases have safe, secure handrails?
Smoke Alarms in hallways, on each floor, in each
bedroom?
Kitchen & Bathrooms
N/A
YES
NO
OTHER
Appliances functional?
Cabinets, countertops, sinks or floors damaged?
Garage
N/A
YES
NO
OTHER
Vehicle doors functional?
Fire-rated doors provided?
Automatic door opener reverse properly?
Fire-rated surfaces at house walls, attic and subfloor
areas?
Indications of dampness or mildew?
Electrical
N/A
YES
NO
OTHER
Light fixtures operate?
Outlets functional?
Smoke detectors provided and functional?
Doorbell operational?
GFCI outlets at kitchen, bathrooms, exterior and garage?
GFCI devices functional?
Dangling or exposed wiring?
Extension, lamp cord, or zip cord used as permanent
wiring?
Plumbing
N/A
YES
NO
OTHER
Adequate water flow at fixtures and drains?
Faucet or drain pipe leaks?
Adequate water pressure?
Hot water provided?
Clothes washer and dryer functional?
Water heater adequately strapped
Water heater has proper pressure/temperature relief?
Heating/Cooling
N/A
YES
NO
OTHER
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System functional?
Serviced recently?
Adequate heat/cooling distribution to rooms?
Fireplace
N/A
YES
NO
OTHER
Safety check on older fireplaces and chimneys?
Dampers operational?
Fire boxes need repair?
Spark arrestor and rain cap installed?
Signed:________________________________________
Dated: _______________________________
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