“The seller should make the property available for all buyer inspections. A seller should have water, gas, electricity and all operable pilot lights on for the inspections and to the date of closing in case further evaluations, re-inspections or contractor repairs are needed”
Having everything ready for the inspection can prevent unnecessary delays. For liability reasons building inspectors do not move personal belongings or storage items. Most inspectors will charge an additional fee if they must return to the property to inspect items which were not accessible or operable.