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  • Condo Inspection Add to any Essential or Extended Inspection of any category, or choose just the Healthy Home option alone. $ 425 * PROTECT YOUR INVESTMENT
  • Condo Inspection Add to any Essential or Extended Inspection of any category, or choose just the Healthy Home option alone. $ 395 * $30 OFF WITH PROMO CODE $30Savings WAS $ 425
  • Condo Inspection Add to any Essential or Extended Inspection of any category, or choose just the Healthy Home option alone. $ 395 * $30 OFF WITH PROMO CODE $30Savings WAS $ 425
  • Essential Inspection For: Pre-Listing, Pre-Purchase, Maintenance, Pre-Delivery, New Home Warranty, or Expert Witness Services $ 625 * PROTECT YOUR PURCHASE
  • Essential Inspection For: Pre-Listing, Pre-Purchase, Maintenance, Pre-Delivery, New Home Warranty, or Expert Witness Services $ 595 * $30 OFF WITH PROMO CODE $30Savings WAS $ 625
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  • Essential Inspection For: Pre-Listing, Pre-Purchase, Maintenance, Pre-Delivery, New Home Warranty, or Expert Witness Services $ 775 * $250 Savings $100 + $150 OFF WITH PROMO CODE (LIMITED TIME ONLY) WAS $ 925
  • Essential Inspection For: Pre-Listing, Pre-Purchase, Maintenance, Pre-Delivery, New Home Warranty, or Expert Witness Services $ 1195 * PROTECT YOUR FAMILY
  • Healthy Home Inspection For: Pre-Listing, Pre-Purchase, Maintenance, Pre-Delivery, New Home Warranty, or Expert Witness Services $ 995 * $200 OFF WITH PROMO CODE $200 Savings WAS $ 1195
  • Healthy Home Inspection For: Pre-Listing, Pre-Purchase, Maintenance, Pre-Delivery, New Home Warranty, or Expert Witness Services $ 995 * $200 OFF WITH PROMO CODE $200 Savings WAS $ 1195
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What is a Pre-purchase Home Inspection


A pre-purchase (or homebuyers) home inspection is your home's health report card. It's a step-by-step analysis and report of a home's overall structure, systems, functionality and performance to help you see the true value of a potential home. It can also help identify any major issues, as well as where you might need to invest your money in first for your home's immediate or future repair-all crucial information, especially during renegotiations.
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A MIKE HOLMES pre-purchase inspection examines a home's systems and components, including their health, safety, durability, expected maintenance and lifespan. We look at:


  • Building structure
  • Foundation & waterproofing
  • Roof condition
  • Attic ventilation
  • Insulation value
  • Interior conditions
  • Exterior conditions
  • Heating & ventilation systems
  • Electrical
  • Plumbing
  • Home durability
  • Energy efficiency

Why do I need a pre-purchase home inspection?

1. Protect Your Investment
The value of a home can significantly change due to problems you might not be able to see. A pre-purchase home inspection reduces the risk of unexpected and costly surprises, so you can feel confident in your investment. In fact, many clients have saved thousands of dollars during renegotiations, while others have avoided buying a "money pit" altogether.
2. Protect Your Family
We spend more time in our homes than we do any other place. A pre-purchase home inspection helps ensure your home is safe and your family's health is protected. This includes using specialized tools and techniques to make sure your home's structure is strong, its construction is sound, and the air inside is clean and well maintained.

What can I expect?

Our Approved Inspectors will examine the home and look for potential risks to your health and your investment, both immediate and long-term. This includes evaluating:
  • Overall home safety
  • Future renovation costs
  • Roof upgrades and/or roof repair
  • Leaky basement risk
  • Electrical wiring safety
  • Foundation durability
  • Air filtration maintenance
  • Furnace & heating efficiency
  • Appliances & performance
  • Structural integrity
  • Plumbing & fixtures
  • Ventilation systems & optimization
  • Insulation & vapour barriers
  • Window installation & performance

How long does a pre-purchase home inspection take?

Most home inspections are done within 2 hours, but our inspectors will spend approximately 3 - 4 hours examining a home, depending on its size and age. Older homes typically have more issues to address, and therefore usually require more time to fully inspect properly.

WHAT MAKES MIKE HOLMES INSPECTIONS BETTER?

  • Advanced equipment, technology & training
  • Longer, more detailed reporting
  • Free Home History Report
  • Free Mike Holmes Inspection book
  • 24-hour call centre
  • Professional customer service
  • Free explanations & information
  • Service backed by Mike Holmes and his standards for Quality, Integrity & Trust