Real Estate Blogs by Red Seal Inspection

Are you planning on purchasing a new house in Alberta or Winnipeg area? Red Seal Inspection will perform house inspection and provide you with a detailed report. Make sure you do a thorough check of the house you are going to buy for your family. Read our blogs to learn more about new houses and purchasing new houses in Canada. Contact us for inspection before you purchase your new house.

  • 01/03/2019 - Trevor Sczesny
    The True Value Of A Home Inspection

    Owning your own home is a dream most of us have as we grow older. However, the stresses that come along with owning a home are often unanticipated. On average, your homes maintenance will cost 3-5% of your home value per year (, 2018). For a $400K home that works out to between $12,000 and $20,000 per year. Some homeowners are more proactive about fixing, repairing, and maintaining their homes than others. A lack of maintenance on major components like the foundation, roof, plumbing, and heating can result in major cost in the long term.

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  • 10/01/2019
    Is getting a home inspection really worth it?

    For most of us, buying a home is the biggest single investment we will make in our entire lives. In Calgary, the average home sale price in 2017 was $422,000 (The Canadian Real Estate Association). Because of this large price tag, it is not uncommon for new and experienced home buyers to try and save a dime here and there. One of the first places people often try to save money is on a home inspection. 

    Although it’s enticing to think about saving an extra $300-500 on a home inspection, it can cost you 1K, 10K, or even 100K+ down the road if you are not careful. Below are a few reasons that getting a home inspection will save you far more than the cost of getting one done.

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