Many people assume that condominium inspections are much easier than single-family home inspections, but this is a misnomer. Condominium inspections are similar to single-family home inspections and include heating and cooling, plumbing, water heaters and electrical, attics and crawl spaces and other components/systems that are included in the normal single-family home inspection. However, condominium inspections do not include common area components. Condominium complexes vary substantially in terms of what is covered by the homeowner versus what Is covered by the Condominium Association.
Roofing, siding, and windows are sometimes the responsibility of the homeowners and sometimes the responsibility of the Condominium Association. We suggest you inquire about these components so that you understand what you are responsible for, versus what the Association is responsible for.
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