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Rates & Services

Inspection Rates: 

There are really two costs to a home inspection.

The first cost is the fee you pay today for the home inspector to come in, perform the inspection and create the resulting reports. That’ is what most home buyers have in mind when Googling “cost of home inspection”.

Some unfortunate homeowners end up paying a second cost. This second cost comes down the road and in the form of paying for major repairs … and it is usually much, much more than the initial inspector fees for a proper inspection!

A proper home inspection detects major defects and concerns in the best interest of the home buyer. The cost of a proper home inspection today is well worth it if you discover the warning sign of major defects before it’s too late. Fixing issues always cost more than preventing!

Do not be afraid to invest in a proper home inspection and protect yourself! The home inspection cost is relatively small when compared to the overall cost of home ownership yet provides so much benefit to the homeowner.

The fees for our services vary based on the location, age and size of the home. There are different rates apply for each of the following categories, Please contact us for a free custom quote.

Condo, Apartment or Townhouse  $250 - $350
Detached homes up to 3,000 sq ft  $350 - $550
Detached homes over 3,000 sq ft   $550 and Up

Methods of Payment: CASH or CHEQUE

Post-inspection telephone enquirers on any aspect of our inspections are encouraged.

A commitment & appointment is required prior to commencement of the Inspection. The Home Inspection Contract can be emailed to our office to authorize an inspection ahead of time. Payment however is due upon completion of the home inspection and delivery of the oral and written home inspection report.

Archway Home Inspections prides itself on supporting people who need an honest and competent real estate inspection service. Our comprehensive service includes:

  • Site analysis
  • Grading Assessment
  • Thorough Foundation Evaluation
  • Drainage and Waterproofing of Foundation
  • Under Floor Assessment
  • Lot Drainage
  • Sub-flooring
  • Building Code Compliance
  • Framing Integrity
  • Wall Structure
  • Interior Wall Inspection
  • Roof wear and Viability
  • Roof Structure Analysis
  • Roof Water Control
  • Flashing Evaluation
  • Columns
  • Beams
  • Windows
  • Appliances
  • Gas Lines
  • Water to Property
  • Water Pressure
  • Plumbing
  • Heating
  • Electrical Power Distribution
  • Electrical Safety Inspection
  • Air Conditioning
  • Fireplace
  • Swimming Pools
  • Plumbing
  • Bathroom Plumbing

Inspections Service Procedures:


As a qualified Vancouver Home Inspection company, by ASTTBC, our inspectors are trained to examine your potential new home and identify any problems it might have. Following the inspection, we give you a report describing each system of the house and any repairs may needed of these repairs.

The home inspection is strictly visual; we only report on what we see. We do not use scientific equipment or engineering calculations. We do enter attics and crawl spaces and remove covers which are normally accessible for maintenance.

You may accompany us on the home inspection if you wish, but we ask that you do not follow us up the ladder or on to the roof.



4. INTERIOR (Including Basement / Crawl Space)






Following the home inspection, you will receive a summary describing each system of the home and/or any repairs needed.

Step by step, your home inspector will take you through the house to make sure you are clear about the home's strengths and weaknesses. At the end of the briefing, we guarantee that you will have a complete understanding of the condition of your prospective home.

Keep in mind our service doesn't stop with the end of the home inspection. We offer support both before and after you move to your new home.

We are committed to helping all of our Lower Mainland clients make informed decisions on the maintenance of their new homes. To help with this, we provide several free home reference resources to our clients. Through Archway Home Inspections, you will have all of the resources that you need for home maintenance right when you need them. Please visit our website frequently for updates and useful links and information.

Contact us today for a free quote.

604-816-1723 (Lower Mainland)

Our home inspectors do inspections in the following areas: Vancouver, West Vancouver, North Vancouver, Burnaby, Richmond, New Westminster, Surrey, Coquitlam, Port moody and Delta.

BC Certified Home Inspector
Proudly serving Lower Mainland

Archway Home Inspections
(604) 816-1723

The Intelligent Choice!