Why Choose Us

James Dobney Inspections is one of the largest and most respected building inspection firms in British Columbia. We have attained our position as an industry leader through a simple philosophy; provide a valuable service at fair price. We focus on our clients’ needs while treating vendors and realtors with respect.

In business since 1986, we have seen the industry grow as more homebuyers and investors have recognized the value of knowing the condition of what they are purchasing.

We’re qualified.

All of our inspectors are members of the Canadian Association of Home & Property Inspectors (BC) and are licensed by Consumer Protection Bristish Columbia (CPBC). We comply with the Standards of Practice and Code of Ethics of CAHPI (BC). Our inspectors have completed the most extensive and intensive education program in the industry. In addition, they are continually honing their skills and keeping their technical knowledge current through industry-sponsored and in-house training programs and seminars.

We’re thorough.

Our reporting systems, the Home Reference Book® and Horizon, identify specific repair and maintenance items at a glance as well as provide in-depth explanations in its reference sections. The report can be provided on-line to out-of-town clients.

We’re consistent.

Our inspections are performed in the same way to the same standard on every property.

We’re versatile.

We have inspectors who speak French, Croatian and English. We serve the Lower Mainland and Fraser Valley from Hope to Whistler. For your convenience we accept cash, personal cheques, Visa and MasterCard.

We’re available.

Our office staff is on duty from 8:30 am to 8:30 pm weekdays, and 8:30 am to 6 pm weekends and holidays. They are friendly and helpful and have the time and knowledge to answer your questions. With 10 full-time inspectors, we can book inspections on short notice and we inspect 7 days a week.

We’re supportive.

We are available to answer your questions for as long as you own your home. These telephone and e-mail consultations are complimentary.