CHIC in the news

2022

National Post, June 21: Identify red flags before you buy

Ottawa Citizen, June 16: Three loopholes we should close to make home-buying fairer

Times Colonist, May 26: B.C. financial regulator advises three-day ‘cooling-off’ period for homebuyers

CBC, May 24: Sudbury, Ont., buyers say housing market pressure made them leap into bad purchase

Bloomberg, May 19: One of the World’s Frothiest Housing Markets Turned Into a Seller’s Headache Overnight

Orangeville.com, May 19: ‘It was a perfect storm’: As buyers in Dufferin forewent home inspections, some had to foot hefty post-purchase bills

The Globe and Mail, May 14: Cooling real estate market gives some leverage back to homebuyers

Global News, May 14: Bidding war no more: How to make an offer in Canada’s cooling housing market

Wall Street Journal, May 13: Waiving a Home Inspection: The Aftermath

Watson Estates (YouTube), May 6: Home Inspection Mandate Coming to Ontario Very Soon with Alan Carson

Properly.ca, May 5: Federal Budget highlights: 5 steps towards making Canada’s housing market more affordable

WBRC TV, April 22: Buyers skipping home inspections getting hurt in the long haul

Toronto Sun, April 9: Skipping Home Inspections Carries Risk

Real Estate Magazine, April 9: Home inspectors advocate for buyers’ legal right for inspections

CP24, March 24: Forgoing a home inspection? How buyers can protect themselves in competitive markets

Macleans, March 22: Want to Buy a House? Don’t Bother Checking the Foundations

STOREYS, March 23: CHIC New Group Created To Educate Buyers About Waiving Inspections

STOREYS, March 17: Don’t Look Now, But Offer Conditions Are Returning to the Market

2021

STOREYS, November 1: A Simple Home Inspection Could Save Thousands in Post-Sale Costs

BNN Bloomberg, October 26: Forgoing home inspections becoming a ‘worrisome’ trend

Globe and Mail, October 21: Amid bidding wars, buyers are omitting home inspections. Here’s why that’s dangerous