3 Things Will Help Protect Your Roof This Winter

Winter weather can take its toll on our homes – especially the roof – when we get into heavy snowfall and mixed precipitation like freezing rain that can cause thick layers of ice to form. The key is to have a plan in place to monitor your roof condition and take action before a major issue arises. By doing the …

What You Need to Know About Aluminum Wiring in Your Home

If you – or your home inspector – find aluminum wiring in your home or a property you intend to purchase, it’s important to have a licensed electrical contractor assess the connections in the home to ensure peace of mind. Your insurance company may also require certification by your electrical safety authority. The problem is that aluminum possesses certain qualities …

The Top 5 Expensive Fixes a Home Inspection Can Uncover

Home repairs often come with a hefty price tag. That’s why it’s essential to have a home inspection before you make among the largest financial purchase of your life. Waiving a home inspection can quickly turn your dream home into a money pit. The problem is, not all of the most expensive fixes are visible to the average person walking …

Tips for Ensuring Your Buyers Experience a Smooth Closing

There’s no question that, as a Realtor, you invest a lot of time and energy into each property transaction. Sometimes, months or even years have been spent finding the perfect home for your buyers. That’s why it’s essential to ensure closing day runs as seamlessly as possible. After all, it’s easy for buyers to forget how terrific you’ve been throughout …

‘Informational Inspections’ Vs Traditional ‘Inspection Contingency’

When looking to buy a home during a seller’s market, bidding wars resulting from limited inventory have seen many homebuyers opting to forgo home inspections altogether so their offers are more attractive. So, how do you get the best of both worlds – make a more appealing offer and ensure you get a full home inspection before making a huge …

Moving checklist

Here’s Your 5-Step Moving Checklist!

Moving can be both the most exciting and busiest/stressful time of your life all at once. But where do you start with your moving plan? How do you ensure you don’t forget something important? We’ve created this handy moving to-do list to help make it easier for you to switch addresses. Oh, and if you’re moving with kids, we’ll help …

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Prepping Your Home for Sale in an Accelerated Market? Read This First!

Homes across the country are selling like wildfire right now – and often over asking thanks to accelerated markets triggering bidding wars due to high demand, low supply and rock-bottom mortgage rates.  But in a time when buyers often don’t feel they have the liberty to include a condition in their offer pending a home inspection, it’s more important than …

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, …