Hi, I’m Rick Richardson, a Licensed Vancouver Home Inspector
with over 25+ years of combined experience in Residential and Commercial Construction, Home Renovations and Home and Condo Inspections. I am a long time member of the professional association HIABC, and Licensed by Consumer Protection BC #56261. As a builder I have the expertise to do a complete and thorough real estate home inspection of your condominium, house, business or commercial property. As a home owner, I value knowing what repairs or maintenance are required to maintain a well managed home. My job is to inform you on the condition of your home or future home to help you make the decisions that lie ahead of you!
We have a very strong track record of home inspections in British Columbia. We get a lot of referrals, and business from our realtor network, due to our thorough level of completion. We back all of our work with confidence.
A Home Inspection is an important factor in selling, or even buying a home. We understand the importance of inspecting your home.
I specialize in Vancouver’s west side character homes and low and high rise condominiums. I am thorough and detailed in my reporting process.
Arbutus Home Inspections provides inspections for:
- Buyers (Pre-Purchase Inspections),
- Sellers (Pre-Listing Inspections)
- First time home buyers (Condo inspections)
- Home Owners (Maintenance Inspections) and Pre-Renovation Inspections
- Commercial Inspections
A home inspection is a visual examination of the condition of the major systems of the home.
The purpose of the house or condo inspection is to identify and report on any existing major problems.
A detailed and comprehensive electronic home inspection report including pictures of the home, documenting the home’s condition, as observed at the time of the real estate inspection is provided to the client within 24 hours of the Vancouver Home Inspection.
An inspection completed by an Licensed Inspector who is a member of a Professional Inspection Association within BC and one that has a background in residential and commercial construction will ensure that the home in inspected with the Associations Scope of Practice.