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A Home Inspection Can Save You Thousands!

Buying a home is a big deal both financially and from a commitment standpoint – whether it’s your very first or your fifth property – so it makes sense to protect your investment. Once you’ve fallen in love with a home, it’s especially difficult to keep an open mind to ensure  everything’s structurally sound and your hard-earned money will be …

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A banner year for ABCHI Land+Sea

The results are in – 2018 was a RECORD year! Please join us in congratulating our entire Atlantic, Ontario & BC Inspector team on a phenomenal year of growth and success. President’s Club – TOP PRODUCER of 2018 Special acknowledgement to #Halifax based Zdenko Juric on achieving our top spot in all Canada. Not referring to Zdenko’s collective team here… Zdenko was …

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Have You Filed Your Kitec Plumbing Claim?

With just a year left to file a claim for compensation related to Kitec plumbing issues in your home, a settlement lawyer says only a fraction of eligible applicants have sought reimbursement. A recent CBC article reports that $97 million (78%) of the $125 million class-action settlement has yet to be claimed since the funds became available in January 2012. …

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5 Ways to Ensure Your Franchise’s Success

Like any new endeavour, success comes to those who work hard. There is no lucky break or secret to success in business without giving your all. If you’ve been thinking about changing careers or becoming a business owner, the home inspection industry is a great choice. And, A Buyer’s Choice Home Inspections is the premiere company within this space, as …

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Giving Back is One of Our Passions

As a national organization based in local markets across Canada, our home inspectors are dedicated to giving back and making a difference in the communities where we work and live! One of our key passions is in supporting autism awareness, research and education through organizations such as Autism Speaks Canada.  Autism is a general term used to describe a group …

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This Winter Maintenance Checklist Will Keep Your Home in Good Order!

Inspecting your home on a regular basis and following good maintenance practices is the best way to protect your investment. Whether you take care of a few tasks at a time or several all at once, it’s important to get into the habit of completing these checks annually leading up to each season. With winter well on its way, it’s …

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Are You an Entrepreneur at Heart?

Have you been thinking about starting your own business and becoming your own boss? While self-employment isn’t for everyone, there are several key traits that successful entrepreneurs share. Five beliefs and behaviours that are vital to the success of any business owner, include: Motivation Vision Creativity Collaboration Decisiveness Likely the most important characteristic is motivation. If you’re a self-starter who …

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Does Your Home Have “Graspable” Handrails on Stairs & Decks?

Anyone who has ever personally experienced an accident – or has watched a loved one adapt following an accident – knows that they can be life-changing… and often come with long-term consequences. One important way to help prevent slip and fall accidents in and around your home is to ensure “graspable” handrails are installed on all stairs and decks. This …

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How Will Marijuana Legalization Impact Homebuying?

October 17th, 2018 will be a day many people will remember – and not just because it’s legal to smoke marijuana across Canada, but also because it can be legally grown for personal consumption in every province or territory except Manitoba and Quebec. And, although Nunavut has not banned growing at this time, the provincial government will regulate whether plants …

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Our Home Inspection Fee is Money Well Spent!

Everyone likes to save money, but the old adage that ‘you get what you pay for’ is so true when selecting a professional home inspection company that will ensure your property receives a thorough examination. At the end of the day, home inspections are an exercise in risk reduction. Their true value is in alerting you to big-ticket issues within …