Home Inspection Checklist BC, Canada | What Residential Inspectors Look For in 2022

Getting a home inspection? Home inspectors play an important role when you’re buying or selling a home. This guide explains what they do and the things they look at during a standard home inspection in British Columbia, Canada. What do home inspectors do? The home inspection process involves a visual inspection of a home’s interior

2023-02-28T09:55:19-08:00October 26th, 2021|A Step Above Inspections|

How To Protect Your Home From Wildfire in BC

With hot, dry, and windy weather becoming the norm for BC summers, wildfires are becoming a regular occurrence in the Okanagan Valley. According to the BC Wildfire Service, 71% of wildfires in 2023 were lightning caused, while 26% were human caused. While we can't control what happens to the weather, we can control what happens

2024-05-14T13:12:53-07:00May 14th, 2024|A Step Above Inspections|

Home Inspection Deal Breakers | 5 Common Reasons Buyers Walk Away

When to Walk Away After Home Inspection If you’re buying or selling a home, the inspection is one of the most important steps in the process. As a buyer, you should know if the home has any defects before committing to a new home purchase. As a seller, you should be sure the inspection won’t

2023-02-28T11:06:13-08:00October 19th, 2021|A Step Above Inspections|

Home Inspections in the Winter

Life happens. And moving doesn’t always happen during the warm, sunny months. Our colder, winter months in the Okanagan can offer a few obvious challenges during the home buying process: freezing, snow, and ice. A winter home inspection may have its own challenges and will vary from a summer inspection. Let’s take a look at

2023-02-28T11:07:33-08:00November 14th, 2018|A Step Above Inspections|

How to Choose a Home Inspector | 7 Things Homebuyers Should Know

For most of us, buying a home is the biggest investment decision we’ll ever make. Before purchasing real estate, you should hire a home inspector to properly evaluate the house and give you peace of mind. You need to be absolutely sure there are no hidden defects that will cost you money in the future.

2022-01-27T16:07:49-08:00October 27th, 2018|A Step Above Inspections|
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