Real estate agent building inspector referrals – a conflict of interest?

If a building inspector claims to be popular with real estate agents, or a real estate agent is strongly recommending a particular building inspector to the exclusion of any other… read more


Anyone can call themselves a “Building Inspector”!!!

Would you trust a tiler, a plumber, a landscaper, a drywall installer, or even a truck driver or hairdresser to conduct a professional building inspection on your new property?  Many… read more


The Property Settlement Process

Property settlement is the legal transfer of property ownership from vendor to purchaser.  The settlement process is handled by either a conveyancer or a solicitor. Settlement periods range from 30… read more


“Combined” Building & Pest Inspection… Really?

During the property acquisition process, astute buyers will generally organise a pre-purchase building inspection prior to the expiry of the cooling period.  These inspections are paramount when purchasing a property… read more


Why organise staged progress inspections for my new home / investment property that is about to be built?

When building a home or investment property through a licensed builder, you are heavily reliant on the building supervisor in regards to build quality and compliance. It is the role… read more


How do I select the correct building inspector?

Purchasing a property is often the largest investment a person will make in their entire lives, thus it is critical for potential purchasers to ensure that the property they are… read more


Why organise a pre-purchase building inspection?

Buying a new home is often the most significant and exciting purchase someone will ever make. It is very easy for a home buyer to become distracted and get caught… read more


What is a pre-purchase building inspection?

The purchase of residential property is a significant decision and should be supported by an informed awareness of the physical state of the property; thus objective professional advice should generally… read more