Pre-Settlement Inspection

A Pre-Settlement Inspection is the third phase in the New Construction Process. During this phase, our inspectors will check for any issues; before the final walk-through, the builder might have overlooked that. This is also called a Final Walk-Through Inspection

Why Get A Pre-Settlement Inspection?

A Pre-Settlement Inspection will help identify any issues that are found before moving into your new property. This is an important opportunity to ask your builder to fix these issues. It is also a good time to reach out to your builder with any questions or concerns about your new home

Checking The Oven
An Inspector Checking The Oven is Working Properly

How will This Help me?

This will help minimize the number of issues found before settling into your new home. You want to live in a new home that is free of problems as much as possible.

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Inspector Checking the Electrical Outlet

Our inspector will check these areas during the Pre-Settlement phase

  • Roof
    Shingles, Vent Caps, Flashing (Weatherproofing), Gutters, Eaves and Fascia
  • Structural Components
  • Attic, Ventilation, and Insulation
  • Exterior Siding Including EIFS
  • Porch & Deck
  • Attached Garage
  • Grounds
  • Foundation, Foundation Walls, Driveway, Walkway, Grading / Slope, Main Gas Valve
  • Basement/Crawlspace
  • HVAC System
  • Water Heater
  • Electrical System
  • Outlets, Circuit Breaker Panel, Smoke Detectors
  • Plumbing System
  • Sinks, Toilets, Water Main, Exterior Faucets, Showers, Bathtubs, Drainage
  • Kitchen
  • Built-In Appliances, Countertops, Cabinets
  • Laundry
  • Interior Rooms
  • Ceilings, Floors, & Walls, Doors & Windows
Inspector Noticing Damaged Roof Shingles

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Want To Know More About The Other Phases in New Construction?

The other phases in New Construction are Foundation and Footing, Pre-Drywall Inspection, and 11th Month Warranty. Learn more about the other phases and how the inspection is conducted for each phase.

Foundation and Footing Inspection

The footing supports the foundation or the concrete slab that the house ultimately rests upon. An inspection will check for deficiencies before the concrete being poured—the Phase before Pre-Drywall.​

Pre-Drywall Inspection

The Pre-drywall inspection will help look for any deficiencies that otherwise might be overlooked or hard to determine once the drywall goes up.—the Phase after Footing and Foundation

11th Month Warranty Inspection

After living in the home for a while, you might notice there are still some issues with the house. An inspection can help get these issues corrected before your builder's 1-year warranty expires—the Phase after Final Walk-Through.