Make sure there are no missing or damaged shingles, and that the roof is properly sealed. Inspect the gutters and drainage system to make sure they are functioning properly.
Check for cracks, holes, and other damage to the walls, siding, and trim. Look for signs of water leakage.
3. Windows and Doors
Verify that they open and close properly, and that the seals are intact. Inspect the locks and hinges for damage.
4. Electrical System
Look for frayed wires, exposed insulation, and other safety hazards. Test the outlets to make sure they are working correctly.
5. Plumbing System
Check for leaks, corrosion, and other damage. Make sure the faucets and valves are working properly.
6. Heating and Cooling Systems
Verify that they are in good working order, and that there is no sign of leakage or water damage.
7. Basement and Foundation
Check for signs of moisture or water damage. Make sure the foundation is stable and level.
8. Roofing Material
Inspect the condition of the roofing material, making sure there is no sign of wear or tear.
9. Eaves, Soffits, and Gables
Make sure they are in good condition, with no signs of damage or decay.
Inspect the chimney for any signs of damage or decay