Ensuring Your Roof is in Good Repair

Roof repair can be costly, but the financial commitment is well worth it, especially as harsher winter weather approaches. And, often times, you can save yourself a load of stress and money by dealing with it as a preventative measure rather than when a leak gets worse or catastrophe strikes and your roof collapses.  There are some common roof issues …

Alleviating COVID-19 Mental & Emotional Exhaustion During Real Estate Transactions

Many homebuyers and sellers, as well as Realtors, are suffering from COVID-19 exhaustion – mental and emotional stress associated with the added worry of contracting and/or spreading the virus during the homebuying process. With booming housing markets across the country fuelled by low supply, high demand and record-low mortgage rates, we’re here to bridge the gap and help ensure we …

Pre-Offer Inspection Services Add Home Buying Confidence in Hot Markets with Bidding Wars

Real estate markets have continued to be in high demand throughout most of the year – with low supply resulting in multiple bid scenarios – and show no signs of slowing down in the near future. In order to better prepare homebuyers and Realtors before multiple offers begin flowing on a property, we’ve developed three new Pre-Offer Inspection Services. In …

A Buyer’s Choice Home Inspections launches in Burlington and Whitby, Ontario

Press Release FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE November 16, 2020 A Buyer’s Choice Home Inspections (ABCHI) – Canada’s premiere home inspections company – is excited to announce 500% growth in the Greater Toronto Area (GTA) with official launches in Burlington (serving Halton & the GTA) and Whitby (serving Durham & the GTA). At nearly 20 Inspectors in Ontario and 110+ in Canada, …

Preventing Falls Around Your Home

Did you know that falls are the leading cause in both children and adults for unintentional injury-related hospitalizations across Canada? In recognition of November being Fall Prevention Month, we’re offering tips to keep you and your loved ones safe while in your home.  While falls are common, they’re also often preventable. Some general things you can do around your home …

fire prevention tips for your home kitchen

Fire Prevention in the Kitchen

Fire damage and loss of life can be devastating to your family and livelihood. The theme for Fire Prevention Week 2020 on October 4th-10th is focused on the kitchen – one area of your home that’s most at risk for a fire to break out. By following these fire prevention and safety tips, you could help protect your loved ones …

Community Support is More Important than Ever for the Safe Return to School!

The beginning of the school year has been staggered. While some of you have already sent your kids off to school or started studies from home, others will begin this week or next. There’s a different feeling in the air for back to school this year – exciting and stressful all at the same time due to the pandemic.  Whether …

Exploring Environmentally-Friendly Pest Control Measures

    More and more Canadians are turning to environmentally-friendly options to address everyday issues within our homes, including pest control. Let’s face it, no one wants to deal with insects, let alone destructive rodents that can wreak havoc on everything from wood and insolation to electrical systems. But having a safer way to deal with pest problems can set …

Pre-Inspection Helps You Safely Sell or Buy a Home Amid COVID-19 Realities

COVID-19 has made us all acutely aware of our surroundings and risk factors as we do our part to help stop the spread of this virus. But, during this time and into the future, many people are still buying and selling properties. Using a pre-inspection not only protects sellers from the anxiety of having multiple people walk through their properties, …

Preparing Your Home for a Flood

Preparing your home for overland flooding during heavy rains and the spring thaw is an important precaution, since this is a serious issue that can occur anywhere in Canada. Overland flooding – where water flows overland and seeps into buildings through windows, doors and cracks – is one of the most frequent and costly natural hazards in Canada. Floods have …