The cost of an inspection?

Costs vary depending on the type of building, area, location and year of construction. Contact us for a free quote.

The duration of the inspection?

The inspection usually lasts 2 to 4 hours depending on the type of building and its condition.

Should we be present during the inspection?

It is highly recommended to be present during the inspection to ask questions and to receive information from the inspector who will help to better understand the condition of the building and the maintenance of components of the building.

Can we negotiate the listing price after the inspection?

With a legal document (inspection report) providing the corrections to be made to a building, it offers an opportunity to negotiate with the vendor, who often himself ignored these defects.

Are there any risks in not having my future home inspected?

Without legal documentation (inspection report) showing the condition of the building at the time of purchase, it will be difficult to have recourse against the seller.

Does the inspector inspect hidden defects?

A hidden defect remains hidden, therefore not visible and out of the scope of an inspection. On the other hand, it happens that visible clues that are difficult to detect make it possible to believe in the presence of a hidden defect.

Are there pictures in your inspection reports?

Yes, each problem or defect suggested by the inspector is accompanied by pictures, descriptions, symbols and more. A personalized statement accompanies the pictures allowing the buyer to understand the impact of each recommendation.

Why choose an Inspector member of AIBQ?

Building inspectors who are members of the Association des inspecteurs en bâtiments du Québec (AIBQ) have errors and omissions insurance, operate according to a standard of practice and a recognized code of ethics, and undergo mandatory continuing education, which ensures a quality inspection.

Why do an inspection?

Buying a home is probably the biggest investment of your life. Buying a home on a stroke of heart without dealing with a professional in the field could become your biggest nightmare. The certified building inspector will do a complete visual analysis of the condition of the building and the inspection report is considered a legal document that can protect you.

Do you really cover all the territory mentioned?

We cover some parts of the Island of Montreal, all of Montérégie (Beloeil, Brossard, Boucherville, Bromont, Candiac, Chambly, Chateauguay, Contrecoeur, Delson, Granby, Greenfield Park, La Prairie, Longueuil, Marieville, Mercier, McMasterville, Mont St Hilaire, Otterburn Park, Richelieu, Rougemont, St-Amable, St-Basile-le-Grand, St-Bruno-de-Montarville, St-Constant, St-Hubert, St-Jean-sur-Richelieu, St-Lambert, St -Philippe, Ste-Catherine, St-Hyacinthe, Ste-Julie, Varennes, Verchères, etc.) and the Eastern Townships up to Magog and even Drummondville.

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