Great suggestions here. I would add, schedule your inspection and orientation early in the day.
You're smart to check every outside door, inside drawer, window and shade, besides all the electrical, plumbing and mechanical.
I asked that they check the tires. Later, I checked and both fronts 10# low. I think they ran out of time.
Since it's all new to you, ask if you can record the entire session. You'll appreciate that later. Hmmm, what did he say about...
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