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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.
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.
Typically, we are able to schedule a home inspection within one or two days of receiving an inspection request.
We conduct home inspections from Monday-Sunday, 7 days a week, during daylight hours to ensure the best visibility.
An average home inspection takes 2.5 hours to complete.
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.
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.
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.
Yes! Contractors do make mistakes… we have caught many such mistakes for our clients.
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.
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.
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.
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.