Depreciation Reports

Recently, I was reviewing a depreciation report for a client and I found a glaring error. The depreciation report stated that the water supply piping was copper and had a 50 year life expectancy. However, during the inspection I noted that the supply piping was NOT copper but polybutylene pipe. This was an important detail …

Age Doesn’t Matter – Home Inspections Are Required

Just because your home is new, has occupancy, and passed city code inspections, do you think that it is safe to live in? For many, the common-sense answer would be yes. But, here’s a great example of why you should have your home inspected. I came across this safety issue in a townhouse that was …

Choosing a Home Inspector

With Vancouver’s red-hot housing market, I am hearing stories about homes being sold without getting a home inspection first. It scares me to know that people are feeling rushed to get into the market, and so, many are bypassing the important step of making an informed purchase. Home inspections matter. They are an important part …