Things to Inspect Before Buying A House in Kenya

Before you officially sign the purchase, it would be better to check these essential elements

 

Are you planning to buy your first home? Before you officially sign the purchase, it would be better to check these essential elements, questions of not having bad surprises in the coming years.

To do this, a proper inspection must be done for a very large number of points.

Inspection the roof

Special attention to the condition of the shingles can give you an indication if there are shingles missing or some that are damaged. The inspection of the roof also implies the state of the gutters. If they are clogged, they could cause water seepage from the roof.

Plumbing

It is important to inspect the plumbing system to ensure that the pipes are not lead: they should be copper or PVC, otherwise, you will have to pay a significant fee to change the entire system.

Inspect the attic

If possible, get a professional to judge the strength of the frame and its anchoring to the structure of the house. You should also take a closer look at the condition of the wood to see if it shows signs of moisture or termites.

Check for renovations done

It is always wise to find out about renovations that have been made recently.

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