Why should I hire a Building Inspector?
and stress. Purchasing a new home is a big investment and can be stressful, but it doesn’t have to
be. Our professional, concise pre purchase inspection reports will arm you with the information required to
make the best purchase decision possible. Architect Inspect produces comprehensive inspection
reports identifying building defects, faults and conditions that will
be costly to rectify. We have saved our clients many thousands of dollars by alerting them to issues
and identifying defects that they were unaware of before they proceeded with the sale.
What your Inspection will Cover?
accordance with Australian Standard AS4349-2007. The Report will identify:
- Major structural issues
- Minor defects such as expected property maintenance and repairs
- Information on works required, including tradespeople required and a cost basis estimate.
- An overview of termite activity visible in any of the accessible timbers of the property (if
- A review of current conditions that may attract or assist termite or timber pest infestation
descriptions of each defect to assist you to make a fully informed property decision. Our inspectors
hold public liability insurance, professional indemnity insurance and use state of the art
technology and equipment to ensure that they provide the most accurate inspection report possible.
When will I get my report?
available to answer any questions that you may have right up to settlement.
When Should I commission the report?
would recommend making the contract of sale subject to a building and pest inspection and giving
yourself plenty of time to undertake the inspection. Real estate agents may try to talk you out of
an inspection but remember they that they are normally working for the vendor – not you. 14 days is
ideal because further investigations of certain items may be recommended. If you find a home you
would like to purchase at Auction, it is often necessary to carry out a pre purchase inspection
report before auction day. Contact us for further information or to request your free quote or
inspection. If you provide the agents details we can arrange an inspection time on your behalf.
Resources for Existing Home Purchasers
There are a number of free resources available to assist home buyers and renovators build or maintain a
quality building. While in practice the services of a professional building inspector may still be
required, the following documents can provide a useful starting point for people looking to build, buy
Home Pre Purchase Building Inspection Reports
Delivered within a day, reports will illustrate and describe building defects so that purchasers can
understand probable costs of rectification before they commit. We can also provide preliminary design
advice about potential renovation options. We examine all accessible areas of the home including roof
space, sub floor, roofs and guttering. Tested areas include waterproofing, plumbing fixtures, electrical
earthing, floors, walls and fittings. All too often we find termite infestations or defects that can
cost tens of thousands of dollars. Get the full picture before you purchase. Speak with us about your
pre purchase building inspection report
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