Below are answers to frequently asked questions about “Inspections”. If you have a question that you would like answered feel free to submit your question here.
Are property inspections required by law?
A property inspection is recommended but not required by Arizona law, however it may be required by contract. The importance of having a property inspected by a qualified licensed professional cannot be over-emphasized.
An inspection is an examination of the condition of a property. The inspector will generally provide the buyer with a report detailing information about the property’s condition at time of inspection. The buyer should carefully review this report with the inspector and ask the inspector about any item of concern. Pay attention to the scope of the inspection and any portions of the property excluded from the inspection.
Are termite inspections required by law?
A termite inspection and/or Wood-Destroying Insect Inspection Report (WDIIR) disclosing “evidence of the existence or absence of wood-destroying insects that were visible and accessible to an inspector on the date the inspection was made” before closing the sale of the home is recommended but not required by Arizona law, however it may be required by contract and many lending institutions will require it.