Category Archives: Pre-Purchase Inspections

Buying property without inspection? Don’t

Just a few days ago I was contacted by a lovely young lady with a disaster on her hands. She bought a unit without pre purchase inspection and although she knew she shouldn’t have but at the time a lot … Continue reading

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Pre purchase inspection, your investment is at risk!

Buying a property is risky investment and you can get caught out and it could cost you plenty and give you a lot of headache. My client, a young man invested in a unit but did not get a pre … Continue reading

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Pre Purchase Inspection. Renovated home,what really are you buying?

One of the problems with renovated homes is that generally they look nice all dollied up. Its easy to be fooled and untrained eye will miss significant issues. It’s only after professional inspection that will you know if you have … Continue reading

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Pre Purchase Inspection- More disappointment avoided!

Recently I inspected old weatherboard home that had been fully renovated and it looked in mint condition. A young man buying his first home engaged me to do a pre purchase inspection to protect his investment. The home presented nicely … Continue reading

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Pre Purchase Inspection, another disappointment avoided!

A lovely lady engaged me to do a pre purchase inspection on a home she intended to buy. She had been through it and it looked all fine but she wanted a second opinion. She also explained that in the … Continue reading

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How safe is your home?

Recently I inspected a large multi million dollar home in a prestigious suburb. It had many ¬†issues but the following issues stood out   ¬†Finding defects of this type induced me to look further and this is what I found … Continue reading

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Roof leak detection with thermal imaging

Thermal imaging is a wonderful (and expensive) tool that can scan room wall and ceiling surfaces in seconds and in the hands of experienced operator can detect a wide variety of otherwise invisible defects. Just recently I was carrying out … Continue reading

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Pre Purchase Inspection,will you really know what you are buying?

Sometimes badly damaged houses are shoddily fixed up and done up for sale in the hope that purchaser will not get a professional pre purchase inspection. This was the case on a recent inspection. My client had no idea how … Continue reading

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Pre Purchase Inspection, sometimes you get a great compliment!

We do a lot of pre purchase property inspections and the most popular package is building and timber pest inspection. About half of our business comes from first time callers and the rest from referrals from past clients and real … Continue reading

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Pre purchase inspection, fraudulent cover up exposed!

If you are buying a home would you like to know if it had serious termite “HIT” and serous structural damage? Of course you would! Would you expect vendor and the vendor’s agent to disclose it? Don’t hold your breath! … Continue reading

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