A building and pest inspection is a crucial step to purchasing a property. It helps inform buyers about the property’s overall condition and form the best decision out of it. However, as much as the property inspection is significant to the buyer’s decision-making process, the property inspector is as equally important to the quality of the inspection that will be done to the property. If you’re looking to get a property inspection, you must consider these important factors first when hiring an inspector. Continue reading “Need a property inspection? Consider these important factors first.”
What is a ‘DEAL BREAKER’?
The aim of a pre-purchase inspection is to give a prospective buyer an unbiased, true and accurate assessment of the property so you are equipped to make an informed decision when purchasing. Continue reading “Is Your Inspection Report A ‘Deal Breaker’?”
It is critical…
It is critical that flashings and silicone sealants to roof penetrations are well maintained. Continue reading “The importance of roof maintenance”
The WA Department of Commerce recommends that you make one of your contract conditions subject to a Building Inspection
How to spot a property lemon
While we always recommend having a Building & Pest Inspection carried out by an independent and reputable inspector it is always good Continue reading “How to identify structural damage and pest problems when buying property”
A Home Ownership Report conducted by Westpac this year found that only 43% of NSW home buyers actually obtain a professional building and pest inspection before purchasing a home.
We’ve all seen Sydney property prices climb over the years. It’s at the point now that you can’t find too many homes for less than $800,000 within Sydney’s inner-city and coastal suburbs.
Have you been checking out open homes around Sydney lately? If you’re ready to buy a Sydney home there are a few things to look out for in your walk through. Many of the following warning signs would get picked up by a qualified inspector’s property report, but if you can spot them first you can save time and money by moving on to a more appealing home.
Whether a home is one of Sydney’s classic colonial homes, only a few decades old or even relatively new, it is always important to get a building and pest inspection before committing to settle on a property.