Buying an Old House? House Issues By Year Timeline

By March 16, 2020 March 25th, 2020 Home Buying, Home Inspection
House Issues By Year

If you are purchasing an old home, there are potentially many more items you should be concerned about versus a newer home. Keep in mind though, a newer home could still have items that are flagged during a home inspection. Please note that the list below is not exhaustive and every home is unique.

Use this timeline to find possible concerns during your home purchase process. Click the links to learn more about why it is an issue for your home purchase. (Am I missing a link? That’s because we are planning to write about it! Subscribe to us!)

Table of Contents

Jump to your House Age

1900191019201930
1940195019601970
1980199020002010

House Issues By Year

1990-2000

2000-2010

  • Chinese Drywall (2000-2009)

Keep in mind there are other key issues in older homes, such as, inefficient windows and termite damage. Read about other common problems.

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