Before You Buy the House: Take a Look at the Roof [VIDEO]
A home is often referred to as “a roof over your head” — so the roof is obviously a major component to look at if you’re thinking of buying a house. As a first-time home buyer, how can you tell if a roof was likely recently installed, or if it may need to be replaced soon? Here are some things to look at during the initial visit:
You can tell a lot from walking through a home for the first time. For more tips, visit Smart Tips for Savvy House-Hunting.
Think you’ve got house smarts? Take the quiz here.Disclaimer: These are only a few of the items you should look at when assessing the quality of a house. Every situation is different. You should make your purchase or other home buying decisions based on an inspection by a professional, licensed inspector.