Is a Home Inspection worth the cost?
It’s spring time now which gets me to thinking about outdoor stuff and how I can make my backyard a more enjoyable place to hang out, do some work and give my kids a cool place to have fun. And one of the places I head to to look for cool backyard stuff is, of course, Costco.
As I was going through looking at different stuff, I came across the patio table and 2 chairs that you see pictured above. Nice little table and 2 decent looking chairs. But more than the furniture itself, I noticed the price tag: $450.
That's the same cost as a home inspection. So if you were buying a home this spring, you could spend $450 buying a small table and 2 chairs for your patio (which would probably be in a garage sale in 5 years anyway) or your could invest the same amount of money on getting your home inspected. Which one do you think is a better investment?
According to the Edmonton Real Estate Board, the average price for a single family home in Edmonton in 2015 was $439,815. So for about 0.1% of that cost (or 1/1,000), you can get Fortified to inspect your home before you make possibly the single biggest financial decision of your life.
Or you could buy a small table and two chairs at Costco for your garage sale in 5 years.
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Kevan was very meticulous and took his time to carefully go over our home to look for any deficiencies or issues...next time (we move) we'll just call Kevan as he knows what he's doing and we were very happy with him.Kim N. Edmonton, AB
Kevan was polite, thorough, knowledgeable and respectful...we enthusiasticaly endorse his services. Should we ever be contemplating a move we'll be calling Kevan!Kevin K. Fort Saskatchewan, AB
Kevan, thank you very much for your great job! Your very detailed report plus your explanation and advice helped us a lot in making a decision on our house.Franjo G. Edmonton, AB