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Home Inspection tips specific to North Vancouver, West Vancouver, Gibsons and Sunshine Coast.
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As the Owner's Representative on a new estate development, it was decided to install a tent over the building footprint. It's large enough to cover 6,000 square feet. In Vancouver BC we have a lot of rain all the way through to summer, so for safety, labour efficiency, housekeeping an quality con...
03/17/2018
Background:This is an update to my post from a month ago. There I described changing my company's domain name from http://ekan.biz to https://ekanhomeinspection.com.  The feedback I had from various SEO (search engine optimization) gurus was that the domain name should be the same as the operatin...
03/10/2018
As I was preparing to pass on my 2017 income tax documents to my accountant, I had the opportunity to review where most of my revenue came from last year. It was not what I expected, that is, not from buyer or pre-purchase inspections. Rather it was from other activities.First it was from being t...
02/13/2018
Last week I decided to change my website, completely.Here's the changes made: new service provider new domain name to reflect the same branding throughout all sites dot com suffix rather than the less well known dot biz transitioned to a wordpress platform from a hosted website template added sec...
02/07/2018
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When a client calls EKAN Inspections to book an appointment, there is one key input that should always be provided. I always ask the following question.What concerns you about the house?It’s a simple question with major implications. Everyone gets a first impression of a property on their visits....
01/31/2018
In my opinion, far too few inspections are undertaken by sellers, yet the benefits are enormous. The salient points being... PARTICIPATION at 100% by the client during inspection SUBJECT MATTER EXPERTISE with the right resource present IMMEDIATE FEEDBACK on where, what, how and when CONSUMER EDUC...
01/27/2018
 EKAN receives many inquiries about pre-listing inspections from our North Shore and Sunshine Coast property owners. Also referred to as a seller’s inspection, this is where an inspection report is delivered  prior to having a home posted on MLS. There are a number of reasons why a seller should ...
01/22/2018
Last summer I decided to visit Palm Springs for a real estate scouting expedition. I was greeted by beautiful clear blue skies and a temperature of 110 F (does our celsius scale in Canada even go that high?) As I stepped out the gate into the open-air interior plaza of Sonny Bono Airport I was da...
01/20/2018
 When a home renovation is completed the homeowner has a 1-year warranty period against deficiencies in the contractor's labour and material. From time to time, there are installation shortcomings or failures that can only be discovered through the course of normal use. Contractors are obligated ...
01/19/2018
As a property inspector, my busy time for recreation inspections starts in January and goes through to the end of Spring. Here on the Pacific west coast we don't usually have snow or freezing temperatures to hold back prospective buyers from looking at island get-aways. As long as one dresses for...
01/19/2018
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