Tip Tuesday: Most Common Flaws Found During Home Inspections

Are you properly preparing your clients for a Home Inspection? In a study of more than 50,000 residences, here are the top 10 defects found during home inspections.

54.9% Doors need adjusting/servicing

54.8% Faucets and shower heads need servicing

54.5% Exterior caulking/sealant missing

53.7% Outlet or light switch problems

48% No circuit breaker (GFCI) protection

45.1% Missing or defective smoke alarms

45% Cosmetic sheetrock cracks or nail pops

40.5% Fixtures and/or bulb problems

33.9% Interior caulking, grout and sealer are missing

33.9% Electric service panel problems

[Sources: Florida Realtors®]

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