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Property inspection checklist

Download this checklist to conduct property inspections on commercial or residential properties.

A property investment checklist serves as a tool that guides the property buyers to check the property’s condition before purchasing. This checklist helps perform a walkthrough property inspection, including the exterior, interior, fireplace, roof, yard, garage, and other spaces. It also helps in assessing whether the property’s features are in good condition or need repairs.

This page will discuss:

  • Property inspection checklist requirements
  • The purpose of the property inspection checklist
  • Benefits of using property inspection checklist app

What are the requirements of a property inspection checklist?

To obtain a mortgage from a bank and insurance coverage, property owners must present a professional inspection report. This property inspection checklist can be used to perform a thorough evaluation of a home, apartment, or commercial property to identify defects and damage.

Who uses a property inspection checklist?

Property buyers, landlords, and professional building inspectors can use this property inspection checklist to determine a property’s condition before purchase or before and after rental. Professional property inspectors perform a thorough investigation and assessment of the property’s condition and prepare a professional report.

This checklist outlines the major components of a property, its existing condition, which areas need attention, and which components need maintenance after purchase or rental. The use of a property inspection checklist helps in getting the maximum value from the report.

Why use a property inspection checklist app?

With a property inspection checklist app, the property inspectors can perform complete inspections quickly and efficiently with any mobile device and assess the physical integrity, functionality, and aesthetics of a commercial or residential property.

A mobile inspection app uses a series of questions to highlight the primary inspection points of the property and enables the inspector to send inspection reports in minutes, without having to go back to the office. Plus, it enables users to take pictures or of particular areas that need attention and can be customized according to the requirements of each property.

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