What to Look for when Viewing an Open Home

If you’re currently looking to purchase a new home, chances are that you may have already made a list of a few properties that you’d like to view. You may have even found a home on the market that seems to have everything you’ve been looking for – right down to those stunning granite countertops.

By |2017-07-05T09:12:36+00:00July 5th, 2017|Uncategorized|

How to Avoid a Dodgy Tradie on your Next Renovation

Over the past few years, more and more instances of tradesmen accepting money from clients and not completing the agreed upon work, or starting a job and not finishing it properly have been reported. Consumer Protection acting Commissioner, David Hillyard, confirmed that instances of this sort had increased exponentially. Below are some tips to take

By |2017-07-01T01:24:11+00:00June 28th, 2017|Uncategorized|

How to Get a Building Inspection when a Property is Tenanted

It’s not only home owners who have the right to privacy and peace; tenants who rent properties have these rights as well, and this can sometimes make it difficult to perform property inspections. Below are a few hints and tips to help ensure that a property inspection is able to go as smoothly as possible

By |2017-06-20T23:16:16+00:00June 20th, 2017|Uncategorized|

What Sort of Building Inspections Should I Get?

After hearing that a variety of property inspections can – and should – be performed on a home before agreeing to purchase it, many people start feeling overwhelmed about the whole process. This need not be the case after reading this post because it outlines the most common types of home inspections that are available

By |2017-06-13T23:28:10+00:00June 13th, 2017|Uncategorized|

Why building inspections are even more important when you purchase at auction

Over the years, house auctions have become an extremely popular way for buyers to obtain properties at (mostly) affordable prices. Amidst the excitement of finally being able to gain a foothold on the property ladder though, many buyers are still under the impression that pre-purchase inspections ‘are a waste of time and money.’ However, there

By |2017-06-07T00:17:18+00:00June 7th, 2017|Uncategorized|

Should I Hire a Building Inspector Before PCI?

A Practical Completion Inspection (PCI) happens when your Construction Supervisor is able to show you your new home after all of the finishing touches have been added to it. This is in fact one of the most important inspections that is performed during the process of building a home because it provides an opportunity to

By |2017-05-30T23:41:38+00:00May 30th, 2017|Uncategorized|

How Much Does a Building Inspection Cost?How Much Does a Building Inspection Cost?

Although pre-purchase building inspections are one of the most crucial aspects to have performed before buying a home, it is also one of the most commonly overlooked. Many people think that the amount of money they will need to spend on having an inspection carried out will be a waste of money. However, it is

By |2017-05-23T23:53:50+00:00May 23rd, 2017|Uncategorized|

Should I Get a Building Inspection Before Making an Offer?

Many people who are in the market to purchase homes are so eager to have their offer accepted that they forego having any building inspections beforehand – usually to their detriment at a later stage though. Take a look at these 5 reasons why it’s crucial to have a property inspection performed before even considering

By |2017-05-17T04:19:43+00:00May 17th, 2017|Uncategorized|

Is your Home Infested with Termites?

Many property owners and dwellers think that termites are nothing but a minor annoyance. However, when undetected and left to their own devices, these heinous pests can cause a significant amount of damage to your home in as little as a few months. As a result, it is recommended that regular termite inspections be carried

By |2017-05-03T04:13:42+00:00May 3rd, 2017|Uncategorized|