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Question:

When inspecting a residence in a hillside subdivision, the salesperson observes cracks in the foundation and notices the doors and windows do not close properly. As a matter of best practice, the salesperson references their observations in the Transfer Disclosure Statement (TDS) and recommends that which of the following be ordered?

A A soil engineer’s inspection.
Explaination

Here’s an example of arriving at the correct answer by eliminating the wrong answers. Though the other answer selections moderately relate to a property, the existence of cracks in a hillside subdivision indicates there may be a problem with the soil under the property, which is best diagnosed by a soil engineer.