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  • All interior rooms, including doors, windows, doors, walls, ceilings electrical components and closets, with special attention given to kitchens and bathrooms.
  • Attic space, including structural integrity, electrical, ventilation and insulation (if accessible).
  • Mechanical systems, including plumbing, electrical, heating and air conditioning
  • The foundation, including the condition of the crawlspace (if present).
  • Roofing, including flashing, gutters and downspouts.
  • Exterior surfaces, including windows and trim.
  • Lots and grounds (grading, and so on).
  • Fencing.