You’ve set up the alerts on your phone, planned out the calendar and resigned yourself to giving up your Saturday morning sleep-in in preparation for a day full of open home inspections. However, it dawned on you when you ask yourself, “What should I be looking out for at an open inspection?”
So what’s the best way to approach them? Firstly, go to as many as you can. Housing inspections are about more than just the house. It’s a chance to see the rest of the street, explore the neighbourhood and check out the ‘competition’ – the other potential buyers.
As you’re walking through and around the property, take note of the following.
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Keep all your inspection notes and checklists on your phone using an app like Evernote or Quip. Evernote also lets you add photographs into your notes.
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