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Mentoring is the real role of the Building Inspector

Mentoring is the real role of the Building Inspector. It is not to instruct you whether to buy or not to buy.
Some time ago we wrote an article on this web site titled “What to expect from a Building Inspection Report”. In that article we noted that it should not be the role of the […]

By |April 20th, 2016|News, PrePurchase Building Inspection|Comments Off on Mentoring is the real role of the Building Inspector

Building Inspections do not mean the Purchaser will cool off.

I often feel an uneasy concern when conducting pre purchase building inspections that a Vendor may have when a building inspector enters their home on behalf of a potential purchaser. You just know that they are worried that your inspection may prompt the purchaser to cool off. This occurred just recently in a home I inspected at […]

By |August 20th, 2014|News, PrePurchase Building Inspection|Comments Off on Building Inspections do not mean the Purchaser will cool off.

I don’t want to buy the faults identified on this property

Purchasers of houses can cool off as a result of a building inspection report. That is what a building inspection report is for isn’t it?

As we have posted previously this is not in our opinion why you might buy a building inspection report. The reason for requesting one is to find out what faults you […]

By |January 28th, 2013|News|Comments Off on I don’t want to buy the faults identified on this property

Who Does a Home Building Inspector Work For?

Pre purchase or pre sale building inspections are becoming more frequent. As buyers,   (wishing to ensure they are not buying a “lemon”) employ independent home building inspectors, sellers can be concerned that a fault they were not aware of and which can jeopardise the sale of their home is uncovered.

More often than not buyers commission […]

By |August 14th, 2012|News|Comments Off on Who Does a Home Building Inspector Work For?

Dampness – a Cancer in Buildings

Dampness in buildings can make a building quite unsightly and also unpleasant to live in. Unfortunately dampness in buildings can also present as a serious health risk, ranging from irritation of mucous membranes, respiratory symptoms and infections to permanent diseases, such as asthma and allergy.

Damp related issues therefore will invariably be noted as a major […]

By |August 11th, 2012|News|Comments Off on Dampness – a Cancer in Buildings