Any Canadian opinion on providing real estate investors with verbal walk through inspections - no contract, no report, done within an hour as per Russel Rays posts in another thread. The idea is that these inspections are done for clients who know the house is a dump and are looking to fix and flip quick and don’t really need a full inspection and report. Just curious as to what soon think the liability may be, remember no contract and no report, just a verbal walk through.
There’s at least one CMI here that claims to do their entire inspection, drive home, write the entire report and be done in less than three hours.
I personally take anywhere from 4-8 hours on a report making sure that I have not missed anything and writing and rewriting. I use some canned comments, but for the most part I write each comment on my own individually each time.
So I don’t see how anyone could be done in three hours or less, and still thoroughly inspect the attic and crawl or basement.
We did one today a real rough home same three hours the only difference we do our report on site and start to finish about three hours .
I guess that the difference between well over a thousand inspections and just a very few inspections.
Just maybe much knowledge and many courses and lots of training before starting did help a little .
Roy Cooke CMI,CHI,RHI,CAHPI-ON, and they are all mine and more comming.