No matter the situation, all I normally want is an explanation that includes answers to my 5 W questions. This article focuses on what you can expect to find and do at your potential new home final inspection. From bringing painter’s tape with you to mark problem areas to speaking up when you’ve finally been left with your keys, you can expect to be well informed on taking control of your inspection process and speaking up after you’ve completed the walk through.

Key Takeaways:

  • Anything made by hand must be carefully inspected in thorough detail.
  • Buyers may request additional work or corrective work if the final inspection reveals flaws.
  • Final inspection works as quality control for the builder and they want their customer to be happy with their work.

“As a buyer, you and your builder will typically walk your new home together and mark items needing attention.”

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