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What our clients have to say about Coastal Inspection Services Inc…

"I have just been going over your report and I am very glad that I was able to go through the house with you. Lessens the shock factor of the report completely and gives me a much better visual as to where everything is located. It's been a pleasure dealing with you, and if/when we have friends and family moving over to the Island I will definitely be pointing them in your direction for a Home Inspector. Thanks so much." ~ PF

"I did receive the Inspection Report & photos. I thank you for a job well done & very professional. Your service, expertise, professionalism is outstanding & greatly appreciated."

~ DR

"We received the report in the mail today. What a beautiful piece of work!!!! I am so impressed by your thoroughness and professionalism. I wish I knew someone who needed your services! We will certainly pass on a rave review to any who ask.

Thank you very much."

~ DF & MF

"You did a very good job of explaining things to us and we were very pleased with your service. Thanks very much!


"We researched Home Inspectors in the Nanaimo area and Brad's company came up as #1. We can see why, he was very personable, thorough, professional with the house inspection. We are new home owners so had a lot of questions and Brad through email, phone and in person took the time to answer all of them and never seemed bothered. We would highly recommend Brad for your next home inspection - especially first time home buyers.

~ CF & SM

"I was so impressed with your work and your report. I ended up buying the house but got the sellers to drop the price a few thousand dollars to compensate me for some of the repairs to be done immediately. The owner is a qualified electrician so he has agreed to fix the few electrical issues....

So thank you for such thorough work and for explaining everything to me as well as you did. I especially appreciate how you fit us in on the Monday so that I could be there and see for myself what I'm getting into. This was my first real estate purchase as a single person and I felt like you were working for me, in my best interests. I will strongly recommend you in the real estate world. Thanks Brad - money well spent!"

~ TP

"We would like to thank you for all the invaluable information gained during your very thorough inspection of our potential house purchase - excellent job. Your professionalism and knowledge really helped us to understand the nuances of the property, and your patience in explaining items of concern, in layman's terms, certainly helped us understand potential problems and their related costs."

"You really went above and beyond, not only in the extra time you spent to ensure we had all the facts, but the evening you devoted to ensuring we received your full report by our next day deadline."

"We were very impressed with your excellent service, your attention to detail, and your thorough and complete report."

"Definitely we would have no hesitation in recommending your company to potential home purchasers."

"Please feel free to add this to the many testimonials already on your website."

"We wish you all the best."


"Coastal Inspections highlighted countless defects in the house I wanted to buy.
The end result was that I withdrew my offer saving myself many thousands of dollars as well endless heartache.
Excellent inspection and Brad's professionalism showed throughout the process.
Nothing escaped his attention. One very satisfied customer here !!!."

~ PM

"If you want attention to detail, a thorough walkthrough, and a very reasonable price, then look no further. Brad from Coastal Inspection Services Inc. is all that and more. If you compare our home inspection on our last purchase, it is night and day. He is worth every reasonable penny that he charges. If it wasn't for Brad we would have purchased our new home not knowing there was an area of major concern. We added a term to our contract so that we are covered for something that could cost us up to $13,000 to fix."

"Thank you again in helping us make our purchase with absolute confidence."


"We just wanted to pass along how incredibly impressed we were with your inspection. The time and effort that you put in, not to mention how thorough you were, really gave us a comfortable feeling. Thank-you so much and we will highly recommend you in the future. Personality plus!"


"Thank you for this <final home inspection report> Brad. This is the most thorough and complete inspection report I have seen. Excellent job. I would highly recommend you to anyone looking for an inspection. there is no comparison between this one and the one we had done last month. All the best to you and if we ever need an inspection again we will contact you."


<Post Home Inspection Follow-up> "You're welcome Brad and we were watching Holmes on Homes last night and thanking our lucky stars that I found you on the web. You are in his league (I hope that is a compliment)" :)


"I definitely appreciated your knowledge, attention to detail, and professionalism you provided during the inspection. It is my impression that you thoroughly covered all areas of concern. I would highly recommend you to anyone needing home inspection services. Thank you!"

~ HK

"Thank you for the excellent work you did on our behalf. You were a pleasure to work with and exceeded our expectations. We found the report clear, professional and enlightening. We have taken the advice to have an electrical inspection and are awaiting the report. Thanks again. We will refer you to others and engage you again if we buy another property."


<Post Home Inspection Follow-up> "The electrical inspection went well. It will cost about $1,500.00 to take care of the immediate electrical problems and the seller has agreed to acknowledge that, so it was definitely worth having the inspection done."


“The home inspection process we had with Brad at Coastal Home Inspections was really worthwhile. The information we received does help us to know major and minor problems of the house that we should be aware of before purchasing. It's also the key for us to negotiate on the new price and terms with the seller. We highly recommend the home inspection with Coastal Home Inspections to family, friends and everyone before buying their new homes.”


"Hi Brad,

I wanted you to know that based on the good work you did and a subsequent walk through, I decided not to lift my "subject to" and have let the property go. I am happy with my decision because I believe that the issues identified are reflective of a bigger issue. Thanks again for all your hard work and time, your good efforts helped me make a difficult decision, but one I am content with and one that was the right one for me!"

~ CH

"We want to thank you for your very detailed inspection and the detailed report which you provided. We visited the house yesterday, with a local tradesman, with a copy of your report in hand. He will attend to the major issues which you identified and the conversion of the putting green into a media room. He was extremely impressed with your work and we are sure will help spread the word about your work, as will we."

"Thank you again. We are very impressed with the manner in which you conduct your business."


"Just a quick note thanking you for your in depth inspection of my daughters future home. The information that you have sent to her is invaluable and the time and effort that you spent on the inspection is well appreciated. I have had inspectors in the past and have always felt like I shouldn't have hired them. In this case, your thorough inspection was money well spent. We will be definitely recommending you to anyone that needs a home inspector."

"Thanking you again"

~ T.S. Family

"I just wanted to thank-you again for all your work and the time you put into your recent inspection. Your professionalism, attention to detail, follow-up, and formal presentation was second to none. I really do appreciate your work on this one, it meant the most to me and my family."

"I will definitely hire you again and, given an opportunity, will certainly recommend you where possible."

~ K.H.

"Thank you Brad...we will review and certainly contact you with any questions...we were very pleased with the thoroughness of your inspection."

~ SN & MN

"Hi Brad, thanks for the report … Again, thanks for your thorough investigation of our new house."

~ C.D.

"Thank you for your professionalism and your prompt timing on the home inspection. I appreciate you taking the time on a Saturday to do this for us."

~ D.F.

"Thank you for your very thorough report and the photos. It will be a great guide for us."

~ F.R.

"It was great to meet you today. Thanks so much for spending so much time going through the house with us today, I know we went far over our allotted 45 minutes for the inspection walk-through, however it was much appreciated. Buying your first home is very scary, but it's really nice to know that you have inspected the house as if you were buying it yourself." :)

"Thanks again!"

~ Q.S.

"Thank you. I really appreciate your taking the time to explain this in such detail. … I was very impressed with you. Keep up the great work!"

~ S.S.

"Thanks for the report Brad, I am very impressed with the thoroughness of your work! I found out about your company by typing in 'mold specialist Vancouver island BC.' I was very impressed with the clean look of your website and the information you provide on your website and that's why I made the choice."

~ J.H.

"Thanks for your work. I had some time to go over the report on the weekend in depth, and it was very good. I went ahead with the house, and I will be fixing most of the deficiencies that you found. The others will have to wait because of the money involved, but it is good to know what I am dealing with."

~ R.S.

"Thanks for the thorough, well written report."

~ J.M

"Thanks Brad, we received the report. Again, we would like to say thank you for accommodating our short notice
request and providing such a thorough inspection and report. The walk through was informative and helpful, especially with our limited time frame

"We have taken your recommendations and are arranging a further review from an electrician and drainage specialist. We very much appreciate your assistance."

~ B.G & S.G

"Our Realtor also was impressed. He found you to be very polite and helpful. I found your name in the yellow pages. I had called other companies and they didn't respond to my voice messages. I was pleased when you answered your phone so quickly. Best of luck with your new website. I am sure it will increase business for you and I will definitely recommend your company, as will our Realtor."

~ D.F.

"We wanted to convey our sincere thanks to you for our recent home inspection. Your professionalism, attention to detail and your ability to explain the information in a straightforward way are second to none. The thorough report you provided is invaluable and will guide us in our decision making. We have already mentioned your name to others and will continue to do so."

"Thanks again,"

~ L & S

"Thank you so much. For all your hard work on the weekend. Both the real estate agent and my family said what a wonderful person you were to work with and how highly they would recommend you to anyone looking for a building inspector."

"Your report was easy to understand and very thorough, and your patience and friendly manner while explaining things during the walk through made you a true pleasure to work with."

"I will gladly recommend you to anyone looking for peace of mind while buying a house. It is such a stressful time that having friendly professionals on your side can truly make all the difference."

"Thank you again."


"You do very nice work and I will be sure to pass that along. I have now had 3 separate house inspections in 10 years and this is by far the most thorough and comprehensive."

~ L.A.

"Thank you very much for your professional work. We are very pleased."

~ J.W. & E.W.

"Thank you for the report and it was a pleasure doing business with you."

~ S.M

"It's a pleasure doing the business with you again. We appreciate your hard work and services. We are definitely referring you to our families and friends."

"Thank you very much."

~ BC & BL

"Thank you for dropping off the Property inspection Booklet for us. Everything looked good. It was a pleasure to meet you and I will definitely pass your name along to anyone who asks me whom I used."

"Thank you very much

~ A.D.

"Thank you so much for the inspection report you put together for me. I found your inspection extremely thorough, and the walk through was very informative and helpful. I will be able to use your report as the basis for my home maintenance which will be so very helpful to me as a new home owner. Thank you for taking the extra time to inspect the roof vent leak, it was a relief to be able to set my mind at rest as to the extent of the leak so far.

I will be recommending you to all my friends and colleagues for the excellent service and informative report and conversation you provided!"

~ JR

"It's a pleasure doing the business with you again. We appreciate your hard work and services. We are definitely referring you to our families and friends."

"Thank you very much."

~ BC & BL

"Thank you for doing this Brad. I appreciate it, as well as, the professional job you did on the inspection. Well done. "

"After being on the road for a number of days I have had a chance to read the report you did for us. I must say I am mightily impressed with the thorough job you did and for the very polished report you produced. Thank you very much."

~ BG & MS

"The only feedback I have is positive. I was really pleased with everything from your professional and friendly manner to the thoroughness of the inspection."

~ MJ

"Thank you for the inspection today, <my husband> was quite impressed and he said he enjoyed going around the house with you.

Thank you again for your great work."

~ J&B

"Excellent service - thank you very much. We are still a bit in limbo with where we are going and will definitely contact you if we need another inspection."

~ SM & DB

"It has been a true pleasure meeting Brad O'Connor. He did an excellent job inspecting the property and producing a report that went a long way to helping us make an informed decision. He met us on site, was friendly, approachable and extremely knowledgeable. He was thorough in his examination and patient in his explanations. We wouldn't hesitate to engage his services again and to recommend him to anyone." ~ JD & WO

"We received the inspection report in good order. The time onsite with you and the inspection report was very helpful in understanding the maintenance and repairs needed in the home and in the final negotiations on the home sale.

Thanks for being so prompt with this. Much appreciated." ~ RV & K

"Thank you very much Brad … Thank you for your very professional services!"

~ J.S



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