A real estate transaction is a multifaceted process with many moving parts. Whatever your realty goals are, I’m here to help — providing the highest level of personalized services to create a unique and satisfactory experience for all our clients. Check out our service offerings below.
Pre-Purchase Home Inspection
An essential part of the real estate transaction. The inspector understands residential construction and offers consumers an expert opinion regarding the condition of a home's major systems and components before the purchase is made.
New Home Pre-Delivery Inspection (PDI)
As a purchaser of a newly built home, and much like a pre-purchase inspection, this is the opportunity to perform an inspection of the home just prior to closing. As a purchaser, the PDI represents your opportunity to view your home in its completed state.
Infrared (thermal imaging) is an advanced, non-invasive technology that allows the inspector to show clients things about their homes or buildings that can't be revealed using conventional inspection methods.
Pre-Listing Home Inspection
A pre-listing home inspection is a home inspection that is performed by the current owner before they list their property. The purpose is to uncover any potential issues with the home, so that they can be rectified before the sale.
"My wife and I wouldn't have been able to buy our first home without Kevin Kennedy. That's no exaggeration. His attention to detail, his honest answers to every question and his encyclopedic knowledge of all things house related were some of the only things that put us at ease about buying a hundred year old home. We love where we live, and Kevin was and is a huge part of that."
Andrew & Emma
"He is a very personable and knowledgable guy. Not only was the
inspection completed well, but he provided insight throughout each step so we understood what the issue was, and also what was needed to fix it. I would recommend his services to anyone."
Rich & Kate
"Kevin is master of home construction and design.
He's got an amazing eye for spotting even the most subtle of issues ranging from unsafe to sub-optimal.
His expert knowledge will guide you to your own decisions as to must-dos versus nice-to-haves.
Hard to imagine anyone more professional than Kevin.
It is obvious Kevin loves his job from the energy he brings to every inspection."
Sara & Jason
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For over 23 years Kevin Kennedy has been managing, building, supervising and inspecting new and used homes in and around Ottawa and the surrounding regions.
Kevin’s father was the ultimate source of his inspiration in this domain, and coupled with his knowledge and patience, helped Kevin develop from a young age an interest in superior construction techniques.
Kevin started his entrepreneurial career with a small construction company in 2001, having performed regular rental turnovers, as well as numerous domestic repairs and minor renovations across the City of Ottawa. Since 2006, Kevin obtained a wealth of experience through various management roles at a prominent property management company and real estate brokerage, as well as one of Ottawa’s largest new home construction and retail companies. These hands-on and managerial experiences, combined with extensive training in the field of home inspection, have provided Kevin with a strong basis to begin a new chapter in his career.
Kennedy Home Inspection Services was launched by Kevin, with the support from his wife and three children. A truly perfect fit for Kevin, this role lends well to his characteristics and values: a keen eye for detail, a passion for the process, a respect for all of his clients, and the expertise to do it right!
Home is more than bricks and wood, it's that feeling that you get when you walk through the door.