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What property inspections don’t cover – so you should

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Your Investment Property | 22 Feb 2019, 11:00 AM Agree 0
When buying an investment property, it’s a good idea to get a building and pest inspection before you buy, to flush out any hidden nasty surprises. But do you know what they really cover?
  • Marika | 06 Mar 2019, 01:13 PM Agree 0
    A bit untrue as each building inspection company is different. We are a building inspection company and we check everything from structure, to internal and external roof structures, gas and water leaks and rising damp to ensuring appliances are working and internal fittings are operational.
  • Roger | 19 Feb 2020, 11:57 AM Agree 0
    If you want to know more about building inspections there are some good articles here: https://northbrisbanebuildingandpestinspections.com.au/articles

    In particular, try these two:

    https://northbrisbanebuildingandpestinspections.com.au/about-north-brisbane-building-pest-property-inspections/faq
    https://northbrisbanebuildingandpestinspections.com.au/articles/building-and-pest-inspection-glossary

    The faq has a question similar to yours: What is a building and pest inspection?
    and I quote:
    A building inspection is a visual appraisal of the condition of a completed property by a licenced building inspector. The inspector will write a building inspection report highlighting existing defects such as rising damp, cracking, safety hazards and roofing issues

    and then goes on to defines a "visual" building inspection

    Hope this helps
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