Due to the ongoing episodes during a real estate transaction, there are many deficiencies that are known that go undisclosed by the selling party which leaves the homebuyer holding the bag and costing the homebuyer hundreds or even thousands of dollars in out-of-pocket repairs. In the interests of the homebuyer and those who are thinking of purchasing a home, this book is designed for the purpose of assisting, motivating, and educating the home buyers to empower them with knowledge when purchasing a home. This book also provides the homebuyer with critical information and tips on how to conduct their own thorough home inspection which could save them money before escrow closes. Colored digital photos have been provided to help easily identifying troubled areas that can be found within a home. The photos will give the homebuyer a visual image of deficiencies found in areas ranging from electrical discrepancies to roof covering failure, as well as swimming pool safety concerns, mold contamination, the rules concerning water heaters safety and proper seismic strapping methods, fireplaces and chimneys deficiencies, termite damage, wood rot and fungus growth, defensible space in wildfire areas, patio cover installation, smoke detectors, foundation walls, basic plumbing components and more. This book is also an excellent tool for advance and beginner home inspectors or individuals who are interested in learning how to conduct a home inspection or looking to improve their craft by absorbing these additional techniques.