If you've ever bought or sold a home, chances are you've gone through the home inspection process. But was the service and report you received up to par? Test how well you really know this process by taking this quiz.
What is a home inspection?
- a thorough assessment of every aspect of a home, inside and out
- a standard test determining a home's value
- a visual exam of a home's overall condition
Can a home fail an inspection?
Who should you consult to perform a home inspection?
- the homeowner
- an experienced real estate agent
- a certified home inspector
What's a good way to vet a home inspector?
- consult your real estate attorney
- ask for recommendations from friends and business associates
- both of the above
Out of these three factors, what's the most important thing to consider when choosing a home inspector?
- compliance with state regulations
- training and experience
- professional affiliations
Which of these things is NOT typically covered in a standard home inspection?
- the foundation
- electrical systems
- mold and diseases
What will a home inspector do for you?
- recommend whether to buy a house
- provide you with information
- verify local code compliance
If an inspection report reveals problems with a home, what should you do?
- decide whether you have the time and money to fix the problems
- buy it
- don't buy it
All of these are reputable professional organizations EXCEPT which one?
- The American Society of Home Inspectors
- The National Association of Home Inspectors
- The American Society of Certified Home Inspectors
What will a home inspection report identify?
- necessary repairs
- condition of accessible areas throughout the home
- the home's market value