What is a pre-purchase inspection ?

Before you buy a property, you should have it inspected by a professional. The object of the inspection, or home survey is to find out if there are any important problems you should know about before closing the transaction. A good inspector will inform you about repairs and maintenance, so don't be shy about asking questions. Consider that the inspector's role is to criticize the building, and that there is no such thing as a perfect house...



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Choosing an inspector

The professional inspector should have a thorough knowledge of all construction trades, techniques and materials. He should also know about building codes. He should have pratical and theoretical knowledge of construction.
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Real-estate agent vs inspections ?

The realestate agent is a professional who has his clients interest at heart. Of course, he wants to protect them from making a major mistake. For this reason, he will make sure that all information is available to his clients. That is the reason why an agent will want a thorough inspection done by an independant professionnal inspector, even if the transaction may fall through if majors problems are found.
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Owner's disclosure form

When homeowners decide to sell their house, we recommend that they disclose all pertinent information. If the realty agent has not already done so, here is the form that I use. It is meant to protect both partys...
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Major faults ! What should you do ?

You have just purchased your love nest, so to speak, and suddenly, you discover a major problem affecting the house. What should you do ?

Here are a few suggestions to set you on the right track.

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