How Much Do You Know About Home Inspection?

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Why do Home Inspectors defer to Licensed Contractors and Engineers?
    • A. 

      Because their friends are all contractors and they get a kick back.

    • B. 

      To lower their liability.

    • C. 

      Because they are not smart enough to figure out what is wrong by themselves.

  • 2. 
    What part of the home inspection ends up costing you, the homeowner, your profits?
    • A. 

      Feeding all the inspectors who come to visit.

    • B. 

      The report notes and findings.

    • C. 

      Bribes and gifts to buy off the inspector.

  • 3. 
    What adds "mental weight" to the report and drives buyers right out of the deal?
    • A. 

      They didn't like the color of the shower curtain.

    • B. 

      A massive volume of petty notes that should have been eliminated before the inspection occured.

    • C. 

      Their mother in law didn't like the color of the shower curtain.

  • 4. 
    How can you most effectively preserve your sales profit after the home inspector has arrived?
    • A. 

      I can't. It is inevitable that I will loose my shirt.

    • B. 

      Eliminate the notes before they are ever written.

    • C. 

      I am not worried. My home is perfect.

  • 5. 
    Would you like to learn about the three different packages we have to offer that will help you save thousands at the close of escrow?
    • A. 

      No thanks. I still think my home is perfect. Visit www.27DollarHomeInspections.com for more information.

    • B. 

      I'm not sure. What else have you got? Visit www.27DollarHomeInspections.com for more information.

    • C. 

      Yes. Show me more. Visit www.27DollarHomeInspections.com for more information.

  • 6. 
    What is the minimum allowed the slope of graded soil next to a building's foundation, according to the International Residential Code (IRC)?
    • A. 

      ≥ 5�/10'

    • B. 

      ≥ 5�/12'

    • C. 

      ≥ 6�/12'

    • D. 

      ≥ 6�/10'

  • 7. 
    Every basement and sleeping room is required to have an easily operable emergency escape window. How large must this window be?
    • A. 

      At least 5.7 sq. ft

    • B. 

       At least 4.7 sq. ft

    • C. 

      At least 6.7 sq. ft

    • D. 

      At least 3.7 sq. ft

  • 8. 
    You are inspecting a residential property. You have to observe and/or test all of the readily accessible components of each system. Determine which of the following is not considered to be a readily accessible component of a room.
    • A. 

      A small window

    • B. 

      The doorknob on the closet door

    • C. 

      Nails or screws in the floor

    • D. 

       None of the above

  • 9. 
    Branch circuits must be installed in several locations in every building. Which of the following is not one of them?
    • A. 

      Central HVAC equipment

    • B. 

      An office or bedroom

    • C. 

      The laundry room

    • D. 

      Bathrooms

  • 10. 
    N which of the following locations are ground-fault circuit interceptors (GFCI) required?
    • A. 

       All bathroom outlets

    • B. 

      All outdoor outlets

    • C. 

      All countertop outlets

    • D. 

      All of the above