Ceiling Repair Around Skylight

The drywall around this skylight has been repaired and should bring some concerns to the home inspector. Looking at this drywall patch there is a good chance this skylight or roofing has leaked or is still leaking and would need to be repaired.

Look for things like this as red flags when inspecting a house. Something like this could be a quick patch to sell the home and now the responsibility would be passed on to the new homeowner.