Agent testimonials

At Nook n Cranny, I work hard for my clients to provide the most information possible about the home they are buying. I am honored to be trusted by many terrific sales agents and thousands of clients to provide an honest and accurate home inspection and report. Here are some testimonials from just a few of these sales agents about me, my company and the service I provide.  If you are an agent and currently "shopping around" for a new home inspector, I would be happy to talk to you and answer any questions you have.. :)


It was a pleasure meeting you on Wednesday night with Karen and Kevin.

I just wanted to let you know that I was very impressed with you. During the inspection you were very positive. Even when there was no water flow in the bathroom, you continued to stay positive and came up with helpful idea's on how easy it would be to fix the problem, especially since they were going to replace the entire bathroom anyway. My client was a little apprehensive about the purchase and yet, even with the lead pipe issue, that really concerned her, you gave a fabulous explanation and was very calm about the issue and I believe brought a sense of relief.

As I read through your report I again was impressed with your work. The pictures with the colour lines and circles outlining everything was so helpful. Your camera takes great, clear, close up pictures. I have worked with quite a few other home inspectors and you by far are the best one yet. I definitely will recommend you to my buyers. Have a great day "   Sharon Musson-Maxted - Royal LePage


"Why I recommend the services of Nook n Cranny Home Inspections I have always found the owner, Darren St.Jacques, to be very thorough and honest. Darren clearly communicates with my buyer clients and as I always remind my clients, Darren works for them and not me."    David Coren- St. Jean Realty

"When making the largest purchase of your life, it is imperative you know everything about the investment you are about to make. Nook 'n Cranny pays close attention to the important aspects of a home, the essential infrastructure like electrical, plumbing, HVAC and roofing. With photos of hard-to-see places in hand, Darren walks customers through their new purchase step by step, ensuring they understand not only what needs to be done now, but also in the future. Clients are satisfied that with Nook n' Cranny on their side, their new home won't spring any new surprises on them. And in a budget-conscious world, that is vital."   
Robert Morrow- Chase Realty

"When one of my clients chooses Darren, I'm thrilled to see his happy face at the prospective home. I look forward to his home inspections as he does a thorough job, has very high standards and is totally unbiased with a very personable attitude. Darren points out big and small issues with the home and explains things very well to the client so that they can make an educated and informed purchase. Like all good professionals, Darren continues to upgrade his education and increase his knowledge in order to best service his clients. At several home inspections Darren has indicated significant problems and the client has chosen to cancel the deal based on his findings. This to me is integrity at its best. He works for the client and in the clients best interest. Do I trust Darren to do a great home inspection? You bet... each and every time, without compromise.   
Lori Veljkovic -Halton Heritage Realty

"On a home inspection and of course we are using Nook n Cranny, again he is THE BEST home inspector around- hands down. Love this guy. We only work with the BEST"   
Monika Dodik - St. Jean Realty (Tweeted)

"Darren St. Jacques cares about his business, his profession and most importantly his clients and their clients. Darren has been thorough, professional and caring with all of my clients. I regularly receive great praise on Darren's attitude and ability to educate my clients on house maintenance and engineering issues, in common language. Darren is a valued member of my customer service team. I would and do, recommend Darren to all of my clients. Darren is a pleasure to work with."   
Ronn James- Stonemill Realty Inc.

"Darren St. Jacques is part of my inner sphere of trusted professionals he is current, knowledgeable, and reliable. He engages and educates clients and is clearly working with their best interests in mind. Darren leverages technology and delivers a comprehensive detailed electronic report with photographs along with client recommendations."   
Shawn Palmer- RE/MAX Escarpment Realty

"If you want to hear what you want to hear, just call anyone. If you want the truth from an experienced Home inspector, then call Darren. "   
Cherry Yang- Real One Realty Inc. Brokerage

"I recommend Nook n Cranny to all my clients for a few reasons; Darren is Professional, well educated in home mechanics and uses cutting edge inspection equipment for the job. He is able to answer my clients questions during an inspection as well as provide a detailed hard copy report (including photos) at the end. As a Real Estate Professional the people I recommend are a direct reflection of my own service; so I only recommend the best!   
Robert Lumsden-  RE/MAX Escarpment Realty

The above agents obviously want what's best for their clients and appreciate the honesty and thoroughness a proper home inspection should provide. Great sales agents will recommend a thorough home inspector because they are looking out for their clients best interest...

Nook n Cranny Home Inspector is a member of OAHI/CAHPI OntarioFirst time home buyer home inspections Certified home inspector serving hamilton, burlington, grimsby, stoney creek Indoor air quality certified Home Inspector. Radon, Mold certified  Home inspector is a chamber of commerce member. Nook n Cranny Home Inspections is a member of the International Association of Certified Home Inspectors   level 1 thermographer certification


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Last Edited: 27/03/2015