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Frequently asked questions about building inspections

1. Is it mandatory to have a building inspection?
It is not mandatory to have a building inspection but strongly recommended. When you have a building inspection done, you make sure of the current state of the building and avoid unpleasant surprises. You also benefit from the experience of an inspector who will give you tips on the maintenance of your future property. In addition, you have a legal document that shows the condition of the building at the time of your purchase. This document could be useful in case of dispute.
2. How much does a building inspection cost?
The price of a building inspection varies according to the type of building, the year of construction, its location and several other factors. It is also important to let us know if the property is sold with or without legal warranty and if it includes housing. We have rates per hour for condos and special rates for the multi-unit. For all these reasons it is difficult for us to give you a general price.
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