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Commonly Asked Pre-Purchase Questions And Important Things To Know

Buying a home involves a significant investment. People spend a considerable amount of time conducting the search, looking at homes, organising for finance etc. when they are planning to buy a new home. One of the most important aspects of investing in any property is to get a pest and building inspection done.


Relevant Questions

When prospective homeowners contact Inspect It First for a property inspection, they generally have certain common questions. Here is a list of some of the commonly asked pre-purchase questions:

#1 How soon can you look at the property?

A. We are able to contact your agent without delay and request for an inspection time which is a suitable for everyone including the agent the vendor as well as for you. In most instances, we will schedule the inspection time and date within 24 to 48 hours of your call to us.

#2 How soon will we receive the report after you have conducted the building inspection?

A. We ensure that you will receive the report the same day as the inspection and it will be emailed to you.

#3 We are considering making some alterations to the house. Would you be able to tell us if these changes can be made?

A. Feel free to send us the plans that you have for your prospective purchase. Our team would be able to give you sound advice on which features are feasible and practical.

#4 Are you certified and insured, as well as experienced to carry out building and pest inspections?

A. We are certified, licensed and insured building and pest inspectors. Not only do we have professional indemnity but also have sufficient public liability trouble. When you choose to hire our services for your pre-purchase pest and building inspection, you can rest assured that you will receive professional and thorough services


Important Things To Know About A Pre-Purchase Inspection

A pre-purchase building inspection might seem like a very tedious aspect of purchasing a home. However, it’s one thing that will stand you in good stead when it comes to the long-term integrity and stability of the structure. Many people feel that a pre-purchase building inspection isn’t necessary and that they would be able to walk through the property and identify any underlying problems in the structure or installations and features.

However, the fact is that there are times when homes can have certain defects or deterioration that will not be very evident to people that don’t have the experience and knowledge to identify what isn’t right in the structure.


Aspects We Keep In View

Hiring a professional for the job is one of the best ways of saving a significant amount of time and trouble and money in the long term. When you hire us for a pre-purchase building and pest inspection that are a number of aspects we keep in view such as:

  • All the structural elements of the house would be inspected in a detailed manner right from the roof to the basement.
  • We will also carry out a detailed assessment of all the elements and make note of defects if any; we will also recommend solutions to fix these problems.
  • Our team will carry out a termite and borer inspection. These pests can cause considerable damage to the features of your home. Aside from this, we also check for rotting timber as well as fungal decay in various areas of the home.
  • Our experts will give you a very clear idea about the structural stability and integrity of the house.

If you want to know more about Inspect It First‘s building and pest inspection services, don’t hesitate to call us at 1300 557 047 or contact us through our contact form.

Thanks for reading,
Inspect It First Team
1300 557 047

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