The Most Common Hidden Defects in Real Property


These repairs can become expensive. Be sure to seek expert opinions and estimates

on repair costs from reputable professionals.


1. Bad foundation

2. Worn roof

3. Water drainage

4. Radon

5. Working components of the house:

  • Inadequate wiring
  • Inadequate plumbing
  • Heating/cooling

6. * Other areas of concern:

  • Environmental issues
  • Title issues
  • Adverse location issues


*Special note: If a property is on private water well or septic system, I highly recommend having individual inspections on each of these items.