Zillow Advice: Buying a Foreclosure - forclosed inspection http://www.zillow.com/advice-thread/forclosed-inspection/508865/ Zillow Advice | Zillow Real Estate As others have said, you ... http://www.zillow.com/advice-thread/forclosed-inspection/508865/ As others have said, you should have all utilities on when having a home inspection.&nbsp; You should have at least gotten cold water unless the water is off in the property or there could possibly be issues with the water lines.&nbsp; If you still have time I would recommend getting the utilities on including the water.&nbsp; I would also recommend a different inspector.<br/><br/>Good Luck!! Wed, 28 Aug 2013 00:04:00 GMT http://www.zillow.com/advice-thread/forclosed-inspection/508865/ 2013-08-28T00:04:00Z You should always either ... http://www.zillow.com/advice-thread/forclosed-inspection/508865/ You should always either have the listing agent turn on the utilities or if they won't you should put them in your name during the inspection timeframe. It's very important to check all of the main items in a home - ESPECIALLY A FORECLOSURE!<br/>If you still have time during your home inspection contingency get the utilities back on and get the inspector (or another one) to check the entire house.<br/> Tue, 27 Aug 2013 22:21:00 GMT http://www.zillow.com/advice-thread/forclosed-inspection/508865/ 2013-08-27T22:21:00Z I fear you must have had ... http://www.zillow.com/advice-thread/forclosed-inspection/508865/ I fear you must have had a real novice as a home inspector. Yes, you would get cold water unless a valve is off preventing any water flow from the hot side. Tue, 27 Aug 2013 22:03:00 GMT http://www.zillow.com/advice-thread/forclosed-inspection/508865/ 2013-08-27T22:03:00Z