How a Pre-Purchase Building Inspection Can Get You Out of A Sticky Contract

Pest Reports

It happens more often than you’d think. You’ve spent tons of time looking for that perfect property and you think you’ve finally found it. You’ve already signed the contract and then you discover the worst type of problem: an expensive one!   Maybe the building has damage to the ceiling that you didn’t see before. Or maybe there are significant safety hazards that should have been disclosed. If …

7 Prominent Places of Timber Pest Activity

Pest Reports

Termite damage can cost you thousands of dollars in repairs and significantly lower the value of your property. Savvy home buyers and property investors know that it’s extremely important to identify the presence of termites before it is too late. To help you with this, we have provided you with a brief list of the 7 most common places of timber …

How a Strata Report Can Help Uncover Previous & Existing Problems or Disputes Amongst Committee & Occupants

Building Inspections, Strata Reports

If you’re in the market for a strata-titled flat or unit in Sydney then you deserve to know everything about the property before you sign on the bottom line. One of the best ways to get this information is with a Strata Inspection Report. These reports reveal VITAL information that you simply must know before you get too far into …

What Every Property Investor Ought to Know About Termites

Pest Control, Pest Reports

One out of every three homes in Australia has termites, according to the Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation (CSIRO). And here in the Sydney area, the chances of termite infestation is considered to be higher than average. That’s why property investors and homebuyers, in order to protect their investments, need to know as much as they can about termite …

Five Common Contract Traps When Purchasing Property

Building Inspections, Pest Reports, Selling Considerations, Uncategorized

Homebuyers and property investors, especially those with little to no experience, need to pay close attention to what they’re doing and what they’re signing, if they want to protect the value of their investment. One of the things that comes along with working in the Building and Pest Inspection Industry is dealing with customers who have been burnt by dishonest …

Three Helpful Hints for Buying into Strata Schemes

Strata Reports

Strata schemes are more popular than most Sydney homebuyers realise – particularly when it comes to apartment apartment living. But it’s important to understand that buying into a strata scheme is not like buying a traditional property. Strata schemes have their own specific rules and regulations, plus individual obligations and collective responsibilities that you should be aware of before signing …

Seven Helpful Facts About Termites

Uncategorized

Timber damage by termites is prevalent all over Australia, so it only makes good business sense for anyone involved in any type of real estate transaction to find out all they can about termites and termite control. In fact, termites have been known to chew their way through the walls and roof of a newly constructed home in just three …

Five Common Unseen House Defects

Building Inspections, Uncategorized

Many house defects are hiding in the walls, in the basement or under a brand new coat of paint. And unless you have an extensive home construction background, you’ll have little to no chance of spotting these hidden defects. There are, however, a few things you can look out for when touring properties. Here are five of the most common …