Haystack Home Inspections

Home Inspection
3 - 1017 W 7th Ave Vancouver BC V6H 1B2
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Phil in Vancouver
Phil in Vancouver
1 review Vancouver, BC
10/10

Condo Inspection

Chris was friendly and through.
He helped us make the decision not to buy a condo which was very nicely renovated but whose building had maintenance concerns we anticipated would be too troublesome.

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Hi Phil, Thanks for taking the time to share your Port Moody condo purchasing experience. I am always saying you have to see past the stainless steel appliance and granite counter tops. Sincerely, Chris Thompson

J9 in Coquitlam
J9 in Coquitlam
1 review Coquitlam, BC
10/10

Home inspections that are worth it!

I had 2 home inspections at 2 different properties.
Chris is very thorough. He puts together an amazing package for you to review. He is super personable and I completely got my monies worth!!

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Thanks J9, It is rewarding to read you felt the report was amazing and completely worth the money. Sincerely, Chris Thompson

Elvin in Vancouver
Elvin in Vancouver
1 review Vancouver, BC
10/10

Good detailed walkthrough by Chris

Chris did a good job and answered many of my questions. I am happy with his service and would recommend him for anyone looking for a house inspection. Happy holiday.

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Hi Elvin, Thanks for commenting on the inspection of your brand new Vancouver condo and happy new year to you. Sincerely, Chris Thompson

Despina in Vancouver
Despina in Vancouver
1 review Delta, BC
10/10

Exceptional home inspector

Chris did an exceptional job on inspecting the home we wished to purchase. He was extremely knowledgeable and very thorough. After completing his inspection, he walked us through identifying all strengths and possible issues, explaining the difference between the major and minor issues. After sending us his report, Chris followed up with a courtesy call a couple days later to see if we had any questions about the report. He went above and beyond our expectations. He was extremely professional and we would definitely recommend him to anyone in search of a trusted home inspector. Thanks again Chris for giving us the confidence to move forward with our home purchase.

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Company Response

Thanks Despina, That is a great testimonial. I am glad Haystack Home Inspections exceeded you expectations. Sincerely, Chris Thompson

Perry
Perry
1 review Vancouver, BC
10/10

House inspection peace of mind

Chris was an exceptional, trusted partner in our house buying experience. He was extremely knowledgeable and thorough. Before the inspection started he gave us an overview of the types of items he'd be focusing on for a home of our style and ages. Onsite he covered all those areas and more. He left us with a very detailed report with photos and assessments. We felt extremely confident that we knew exactly what we were buying.

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Hi Perry, A trusted partner in your home buying experience is a very nice way of putting your interaction with Haystack Home Inspections. I was also glad your were able to get a price reduction after the home inspection. You must agree it is surprising how many issues big and small there are in a home that is barely 10 years old. Take care and get in touch with any questions. Sincerely, Chris Thompson

Private User
Private User
Private User reviews North Vancouver, BC
10/10

Amazing attention to detail, with great common sense

Chris did an amazing job, in assessing our 4-year old duplex in North Vancouver. He was prompt, and thorough. He prepared a great report, and walked us through the strengths and limitations of the duplex that he identified. He explained things well, and clearly identified the difference between big and small issues. We would highly recommend his services.

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I am glad you had a great experience and look forward to helping you should you have any questions about your North Vancouver town home in the future. Sincerely Chris Thompson

Alex in Vancouver
Alex in Vancouver
1 review Vancouver, BC
10/10

A 1955 Special

Hi Chris
I just had to charge on-line to give you the best review possible. I went through our new home twice before you were called in for a home inspection. Your two Red Light signals made me hesitate for sure. The first one, i had the seller remedy. The second, i was appreciative of, the after the fact phone call to discuss in depth from many points of view how best to deal with the issue. Your advice was invaluable. Thanks for helping. Alex Andrews

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Hi Alex, Thanks so much, your 10 star review is appreciated. For people that might be reading this review the red lights Alex refers to are significantly costly items or safety issues that were highlighted during his character home inspection. It is great to hear the seller has agreed to fix the first issue and that our follow-up conversations gave you the peace of mind you needed to move forward with the other issue. Good luck in your new to you home. Sincerely, Chris Thompson

Mike in Vancouver
Mike in Vancouver
1 review Vancouver, BC
10/10

Home inspection

I would like to say thank you to Chris for providing us a great quick and thorough information about our new place. Highly recomended for your next home inspections. Great work ..

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Company Response

Hi Mike, Helping with your Surrey town home inspection was my pleasure. I wish you luck in your new home and thanks for sharing your experience through home stars. Sincerely, Chris Thompson

A&J in North Vancouver
A&J in North Vancouver
1 review North Vancouver, BC
10/10

Detached Home Inspection

Chris conducted a thorough inspection of the new home we wished to purchase. As he worked, he took the time to explain the issues he was finding and answered our questions. He noticed a number of things that we would have missed. Even though this was a new home, I’m glad we contracted with Haystack to inspect the house. Chris provided us with an immediate list of deficiencies and sent a full typed report with photos the next morning. The report was very helpful when we met with the developer the next day to review deficiencies.

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Hi A&J, It great to meet the two of you and I am happy to hear your builder is working with you to fix the deficiencies identified during the inspection. Not all builders are created equal. In my experience with new builds, the worse the build, the more likely the builder is to defend their work then fix it. When builders are willing to work with you it usually says speaks to their concern for their clients and the quality of the work they produce. Good luck with your new North Vancouver home. Feel free to get in touch with any of your questions. Sincerely, Chris Thompson

Private User
Private User
Private User reviews Mississauga, ON
10/10

House Inspection

Unlike some of the reviewers here who relied on their realtor's recommendation to hire a home inspection company, I decided this time to find one myself. I have contacted half a dozen inspectors including two I have used in the past. During our initial conversation Chris of Haystack Home Inspections stood out from the rest thanks to his friendly telephone manner, professional knowledge, and readiness to accomodate our time frame and certain specific requirements. On the day of inspection Chris gave me a brief yet comprehensive summary of his most important findings and later the same night sent me a clear detailed report with a lot of pictures taken in the process of inspection to illustrate the text. Unlike the other inspectors I hired in the past, Chris then followed up with me to see if there are any items in his report requiring further clarification or explanation. Haystack's price was not in the lower part of price range among other quotes I received (albeit frankly the prices did not vary too much) , I do not regret spending a little extra money considering a lot of extra value received. Recommend wholeheartedly.

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Thanks for wholeheartedly endorsing Haystack Home Inspections. Sometimes it is challenging to explain why prices differ from one inspector to the next. It is kind of like driving, we have all been through the training, testing, and all have licenses and yet some drives are just better than others. I am glad you felt you received extra value for the price of your inspection. Sincerely, Chris Thompson

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More about Haystack Home Inspections

The best inspections are performed by passionate inspectors. Buying or maintaining a home or condo can be intimidating. Get the professional guidance you need.

** Flexible workdays help accommodate your schedule.

** Extensive knowledge informs your inspection.

** Exceptional reporting aids your understanding.

** Transparent pricing assures you our best deal.

A genuine concern for your well-being and years of hands-on experience in construction, residential and commercial project management as well as extensive inspection training influence each inspection performed for you.

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CATEGORIES
Home Inspection
PRODUCTS
Pre-sale, Pre-list, Maintenance, and New construction inspection reports & deficiency lists
SERVICES
Residential Inspections: Condominiums, Houses new & old, Town houses, Duplexes, and Mobile homes
BRANDS
Haystack Home Inspections
SPECIALITIES
First-time buyers, Lawyers, Developers, and Tradesmen Strata properties & Heritage Homes
WEBSITE
http://haystackhomeinspections.com/
RETURN POLICY
Ask about our money back guarantee.
PAYMENT METHOD
Cash or Cheque
LICENSES
Consumer Protection BC License No. 54623
MEMBERSHIPS
Canadian Association of Home & Property Inspectors CAHPI(BC)
LIABILITY INSURANCE
Yes
DIPLOMAS
Carson Dunlop Property Inspection Training Program Industrial Design Degree
WORKERS COMPENSATION
Yes
PROJECT RATE
Variable, call for a quote or check out our website.
WRITTEN CONTRACT
Yes
WARRANTY TERMS
Following CAHPI(BC) Standards of Practice
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