Watch for home defects when purchasing a home in Lynchburg Va

Hidden Home Defects

No home is flawless, but certain physical problems can be expensive.  Watch for:
  • Water leaks:  Look for stains on ceilings and near the baseboards, especially in basements or attics.
  • Shifting foundations:  Look for large cracks along the home's foundation.
  • Drainage:  Look for standing water, either around the foundation of the home or in the yard.
  • Worn roofs:  Look for broken or missing copings and buckled shingles as well as water spots on ceilings.
  • Plumbing problems:  Very low water pressure, banging in pipes.
Be sure to check with a home inspector to get a through home inspection of any home prior to purchasing it.