Buying a home in Squamish? Make sure you get an inspection!

Dated: February 22 2024

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Buying a house in Squamish - getting a home inspection

Buyi home in Squamish? Make sure you get an inspection!

Buying a new home in Squamish or the Sea to Sky Corridor is exciting! However, it's crucial to have a professional home inspection before you finalize your decision on your new home. An inspection not only reveals if the home is worth purchasing but, assuming you buy the home, it also provides a valuable roadmap for planning your maintenance.

Issues such as non-permitted renovations and "updates" done without Strata approval, such as structural changes, electrical work, suite additions, and so on, can actually decrease your home's value instead of increasing it. You may put yourself at risk for insurability issues or even have to redo or decommission work if it's not done correctly.

There are many home inspection companies out there, but I have consistently had success with the following companies for inspections here in Squamish: House Sound Home Inspections or Elevation Home Inspections and Wolf Pack. in no particular order.

For any home inspection, I will attend the walkthrough with you so that we are all up to speed on the pros and cons of moving forward with your purchase.

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Mike Jones

Having lived in Squamish and the Sea to Sky corridor for over 20 years, Mike has enjoyed life as a professional firefighter, a professional mountain biker, a husband and a dog dad. The trails, the mou....

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