Pre-purchase inspections

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.

Asbestos Free Houses from when

If you want an asbestos free house you will need to look at houses built after 1992. With 80% of houses built in Adelaide having asbestos containing products in them, only the more recent homes constructed can be viewed as asbestos free.

Asbestos, like cigarettes was the subject of much public media scrutiny for a long […]

By |June 16th, 2014|Asbestos, News|Comments Off on Asbestos Free Houses from when

Inspections of new homes as important as 100 year old homes

Pre-purchase inspections of older homes is certainly important. There are many things that can impact on a house in a hundred years. Don’t be fooled however in thinking that age is the only reason for having an inspection on a home.

 

Recently constructed homes need inspecting too in order to avoid defects that can and do […]

By |November 9th, 2013|News|Comments Off on Inspections of new homes as important as 100 year old homes