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Building inspection

Here is the detail of the items inspected according to the InterNACHI Standards of Practice.

What to expect from your home inspection


Performing a pre-purchase inspection is a precaution to take before purchasing a property. The purpose of this type of inspection is to identify defects that diminish the use, enjoyment and value of a property. This step allows the buyer to learn more and to check if certain work is necessary. In addition, the certified building inspector determines if a defect represents a risk to the safety of the occupants.

The objective of the pre-purchase inspection is also to verify the condition of the elements observed at the time of the inspection according to very specific criteria and governed by  Rigorous Standards of Practice. .


Although it is not mandatory, a presale building inspection is a powerful sales tool. First, potential buyers don’t have to pay for their own inspection. Thanks to our inspection report, they can see at a glance whether the important elements of the property are in good condition.

A presale inspection also provides a good checklist of maintenance issues to resolve before listing your property. By knowing what needs to be fixed up front, you reduce your stress of satisfying a buyer waiting for those repairs to close the deal.

Health check

The health check is aimed at owners who have lived in their building for several years. It is particularly useful for older buildings and those that were extensively renovated before the acquisition from the current owner. In this context, our report becomes an excellent guide for preventive maintenance by indicating what needs to be corrected. For example, does the plumbing require an update before a leak occurs? Is the capacity of the electrical system sufficient? Even by identifying smaller issues, such as window trim to replace, the homeowner protects their investment while saving money in the long run.

In building inspection, our clients are mainly individuals or multi-unit investors.
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