General FAQs

What areas of Montreal does Mose Home Inspection Services serve?
Our Home Inspectors service all of Montreal and the surrounding regions, from Rigaud to Joliette to the South Shore to the Laurentians. If you aren’t sure if your region is covered, give us a call.

What qualifications do your Home Inspectors have?
Mose Home Inspection Services was launched in Montreal in 2002. Since then, the company has served well over 6000 clients. With all Home Inspectors fully certified members of the Internachi Québec International Association, we are a team of seasoned experts in this field.

What will the home inspection cost?
Home inspection costs vary by the project. Please contact Mose Home Inspection Services, Montreal for an estimate.

How much notice do you require to set up a home inspection?
Typically, we are able to schedule a home inspection within one or two days of receiving an inspection request.

What hours do Home Inspectors work?
We conduct home inspections from Monday-Sunday, 7 days a week, during daylight hours to ensure the best visibility.

How long does a home inspection take?
An average home inspection takes 2.5 hours to complete.

Do your inspectors offer bilingual (and/or) multilingual services?

Mose Home Inspection Services offers inspections and reports in both French and English. In addition, to accommodate Montreal’s multilingual community, we also offer verbal briefings after the inspection in French, English, Russian, Italian, Portuguese, Polish, and Spanish, giving you the chance to ask questions in the language of your choice.

When making a booking with an inspector, please request that he/she speaks your language of choice.

Do I have to attend the briefing with the Home Inspector?
No, but you do need to sign the contract to authorize Mose Home Inspection Services to proceed prior to the home inspection taking place.

We strongly recommend that all home buyers attend the post-inspection briefing with our Home Inspector. The briefing will greatly enhance your understanding of the report.

What does a home inspection include?
Our Inspectors will thoroughly examine all the major systems of the house, including the interior, exterior, roof, electricity, plumbing, heating, and attic. Within 48 hours of the inspection, you will receive a detailed report describing each system of the house, defects we found with appropriate photographs and illustrations. If you have any questions relating to the report, we  are happy to answer them. In fact, we offer free telephone consultation for as long as you own the home.

If the home is brand new, do I still need a home inspection?
Yes! Contractors do make mistakes…we have caught many such mistakes for our clients.

My builder says I don’t need a home inspection – should I get one anyway?
Yes, you need to get an independent, unbiased opinion of the condition of your prospective new home. A qualified Home Inspection is essential to understanding exactly what you are purchasing.

Do I get a full report after the Home Inspection is completed?
Yes, you will receive an electronic report by email in a PDF format. The average report varies between 30 to 100 pages and includes many links to online resources and more detailed information.

FAQ’s for Montreal Home Sellers

For More Detailed Information, read 12 Reasons to do a Pre-Listing Inspection in our blog, The Mose Report.

What are the home seller disclosure obligations in Quebec?
The seller must disclose everything they know about the house to potential sellers, including its weaknesses. This is covered in a formal declaration completed by the real estate agent or the Home Inspector.

Why do I need a Home Inspection?
A Home Inspection helps you understand exactly where you stand before a buyer enters the house. If you can declare a problem before a buyer finds it, it can’t become a point of negotiation on the final price.

Do I have to repair everything wrong with the house?
No. Any repairs on your home are up to you; but depending on the nature of the repairs, you may get a better price for the home.

Business Areas:

Mose Home Inspection Services

Baie D’Urfe, Beaconsfield, Chateauguay, Cote St-Luc, Dollard des Ormeaux, Dorion, Dorval, Eastern Ontario, Hampstead, Hudson, Ile Bizard, Kirkland, Lasalle, Laval, Montreal West, Montréal, Notre Dame de Grâce, Notre Dame de l’Ile Perrot, Outremont, Pierrefonds, Pointe Claire, Quebec, Roxboro, Senneville, Ste. Anne de Bellevue, St-Lazare, Vallyfield, Vaudreuil, Verdun, Ville St Laurent, Westmount.

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