It's that time of the year when we need to do a mini home inspection to prevent any unwanted safety concerns or incur any further expense. Walking around your home for a few minutes and focusing on these areas may alert you to issues that may be of concern.
While the real estate market in Surrey is hot you may be tempted to forego a home inspection to sell or purchase a home in or to move the process along more expediently. But it is always a good idea to arrange a home inspection whether you are selling or buying a new home.
We are committed to raising the standards of your home inspection. That is why we offer RecallCheks for your home appliances with every inspection we do, upon the buyers request. Recallchek is one of the first services for consumer recalls in Canada and has compiled over 205 million recalls from public records, to create a fail-safe system to check for dangerous flaws with home appliances.
It is said that “Home Is Where The Heart Is” and that is probably why buyers put their heart and soul into searching for just the right house to fit their family’s needs. Before they complete the paperwork on purchasing a new property, they want to make sure it is safe and sound with no hidden “issues” to pop up later.
Since January 2009 home inspections in Vancouver have been regulated by the consumer protection agency of BC. This requires that licensed inspectors maintain membership in good standing in a designated professional association and carry professional liability insurance coverage.
There are many sound arguments for getting a professional to inspect your home, perhaps the most compelling of which are keeping the structure sound to protect your investment from everything from wood-rot to fire, and avoiding the health problems associated with damp and mould.
A home inspection is a visual inspection of a house. The inspector will look at systems that will cost you money to fix if they are failing. At a minimum, your home inspector will provide a report on the following details.