Haystack Home Inspections

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3 - 1017 W 7th Ave Vancouver BC V6H 1B2
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Acorn Wood Floors
Acorn Wood Floors
2 reviews Delta, BC
10/10

Inspection of Aldergrove House

We are in the market to find a new home. One of our subjects was to have that home inspected. Chris was extremely thorough, submitting a 69 page report to us. It was clear, easily understandable, and showed what items were of concern. Luckily this home had no fatal flaws but the report makes for a good punch list for future repairs and improvements.

Approximate cost of services:
$750.00
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Private User
Private User
Private User reviews Vancouver, BC
10/10

Thx so much Chris

We recently committed to a purchase contract for a modest unit in a vancouver high rise. We are very happy with our decision to choose Chris as our home inspector, after phone interviews with three other home inspectors. The following is few of the many reasons we know we made a right choice. 1. Chris’ very knowledgeable; his report is meticulous and thorough yet readable. It’s colour coded so that we cut to the chase and identify issues that need immediate attention. 2. Chris followed up with phone calls and encouraged me to phone him if future problem surfaced. A glaring example : long after Chris’s report, the seller hired their own inspector to rebut a missing drywall issue. After I emailed Chris for help, he took care of my enquiries promptly; this happens well after his job as an inspector’s finished. 3. Chris follows up with clients by taking time to explain and discuss with me the report and aftermath etc; he also reassured me that I can continue to call him for other potential issues. 3. Btw, the service fee he charged is very reasonable, we are satisfied with every penny spent.
I’m very fortunate to have found Chris, someone with high integrity, honesty and reliability. Buying a home can be stressful but Chris’ opinion takes the guessing factors out which has alleviated some of our anxiety. I think I’ve found a gem! Thx so very much again. Your former client, Kim w.

Approximate cost of services:
$400.00
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Company Response

Hi PU, Thanks for your review. It is a thorough as one of my inspections I appreciate that. Usually I only report on things once but it never hurts to repeat yourself for clarity. Good luck in your new condo. Sincerely, Chris Thompson

Mahdiar
Mahdiar
0 reviews Lions Bay, BC
10/10

Porfessional Work

Chris helped us with the inspection of the place we ended up buying, and although I haven't seen others' work, the scope of what he covered and the report he provided at the end was very professional and extensive, and has to be way above average. He did not offer various "packages" as some other places I contacted did to charge extra for little things they would add, like using IR camera, etc., and did them mostly as part of his standard inspection, which was great! I contacted him after many months for some details (photos of the radiant heating system somewhere other than what he initially put in the report), and he kindly provided them and more info.

Approximate cost of services:
$535.00
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Company Response

Hello Mahdiar, Thanks for providing such a nice review. I was sorry to hear about the flooding after your renovation and happy to provide the thermal images to prove the in floor heating was operating at the time of the inspection. I wish you luck with your new place and would happily answer and further questions you may have. Sincerely, Chris Thompson

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

Home inpsection

Chris is very professional, informative and very quick in responding to questions. We will definitely find Chris again when we are in need of a new home in the future.

Approximate cost of services:
$470.00
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Company Response

Thanks for your testimonial. Sincerely, Chris Thompson

Pasang
Pasang
0 reviews Vancouver, BC
10/10

Great Inspection

Chris did a thorough review of the depreciation report prior to our in person inspection and brought to my attention all areas of concern. I actually negotiated a lower buying price because of the work that needed to be done on the building moving forward. I would not have known about this work had Chris not brought it up. His report gave me the confidence to buy!
10/10 would recommend.

Approximate cost of services:
$410.00
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Company Response

Hi Pasang, Reviewing engineering and depreciation reports is an important part of the purchasing process. While it is not specifically part of the inspection, we offer to review them for clients to help inform the inspection and answer your questions. It can make a big difference in the purchasing decision. Sincerely, Chris Thompson

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

Great thorough job

Chris did a thorough job in his home inspection and pointed out minor as well as more serious potential issues. He provided a great service and detailed report. Thank you Chris!

Approximate cost of services:
$400.00
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Company Response

Thanks for your input. Sincerely, Chris Thompson

Private User
Private User
Private User reviews Delta, BC
10/10

New Duplex Inspection

We hired Chris to conduct an inspection of a brand new duplex in East Van. Chris conducted a very thorough inspection and provided his report the next day. Based on Chris’s inspection we walked away from the purchase even though it was a new build. I was shocked with the amount of deficiencies Chris pointed out in a new build and in the end we lost confidence with the build quality of the home. I’m very happy that we called Haystack for our home inspection and will use them again in the future.

Approximate cost of services:
$600.00
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Company Response

Hi, I appreciate your comments. Not all new builds are to the same quality. Some builders shoot themselves in the foot by trying to close the deal before the property is ready. Many cosmetic deficiencies may cause a client to lose confidence in the overall build quality. Thanks again, Sincerely, Chris Thompson

10/10

Home Inspection

Chris is a knowledgeable and meticulous home inspector and is up to date on the latest safety codes. His reports are organized, comprehensive, and easy for a prospective buyer to understand.
Besides being good at his trade, he communicates well and takes the time to explain things should you need further information.

Approximate cost of services:
$450.00
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Company Response

Thanks Omiukhi, You review is very concise and meaningful. I appreciate your praise. Sincerely, Chris Thompson

Ben in Maple Ridge
Ben in Maple Ridge
0 reviews Maple Ridge, BC
10/10

Apartment Inspection

Chris did an excellent job with the Property Inspection prior to me purchasing the apartment. He was very thorough, and he provided a detailed report of all the issues and concerns in a very timely manor. He was friendly and took the time to explain everything to me. For my next purchase, I would certainly work with him again.

Approximate cost of services:
$456.75
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Company Response

Hi Ben, Thanks so much for the feedback on your Richmond condo inspection. Sincerely, Chris Thompson

katrina.n
katrina.n
0 reviews New Westminster, BC
10/10

Condo Inspection

I bought my first home and was referred to Haystack Home Inspections. Chris was professional and great to work with. Fair pricing with amazing service. Being a first time home buyer, Chris made sure to explain everything to me in detail. Would definitely use Haystack again.

Approximate cost of services:
$456.75
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Company Response

Hello Katrina, Fair pricing for an amazing service sounds like a good deal. I am glad you found the experience beneficial. 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 HIABC Standards of Practice
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