It’s official: You’re going to be a homeowner. Now comes a critical step – making sure every room, wall and appliance is in tip-top shape and just the way you agreed upon with the seller before closing. Having a thorough new home walk through checklist beforehand can help ensure that you have your bases covered when inspecting a house during a final walk through. All in all, you should confirm that everything is in working order and the house is in the same condition as it was when you last saw it – with the exception of any changes you negotiated in the contract.
Initial final walk through items to check:
- Are all items you’ve purchased with the house still present?
- Has all personal property and unwanted items been removed according to the terms of your contract?
- Have all necessary repairs been made after the home