Why You Need Pre-Purchase Building Inspections when Buying or Building a New Home or Investment Property in Brisbane to Invest Smart and Safe
There is a lot that goes into buying new Brisbane properties in and pre- purchase building inspections are one of the most crucial aspects of making safe and sound investments. Choosing the wrong company or an unqualified person to do such inspections can cause you a lot of trouble down the track, as when you are purchasing a new property you are also purchasing all of the issues that come with it.
Just as too many people purchase a new car without first having a mechanic look at the motor, too many people assume that the buildings they are thinking of purchasing are free of potential issues. It is all too easy to seek out surface issues—like dings and rust on a car, or obvious defects to a property—but there are a lot of internal issues and hidden defects that someone with an untrained eye just doesn’t see, that must be assessed in order to assure that you are getting the best value possible on your investment.
When you purchase a building with a number of issues, you add substantially to the initial cost of the property. In the past such bad purchases have spelled ruin for investors. You can avoid making the same mistakes by engaging a qualified building and pest inspector like All Suburbs Building Inspections and Reports to conduct your prepurchase inspection for you.
Buying a Property from a Distance
Some potential buyers and investors don’t even have the capability to see a property before they make a purchase, they have to rely on others. Many pre-purchase building inspections on the Sunshine Coast and in Brisbane must be conducted by a licensed building inspector on the part of an investor as a specific requirement from the lending authority, and in these cases it is important to find an inspection company that you can trust to thoroughly inspect a property fairly and who can make an independent assessment as accurately as possible, and that way assist the prospective purchaser and enable them to make an informed decision.
Having a good eye for detail as well as a good knowledge of different construction concerns, in both older and newer buildings, is the mark of a professional inspector and a reputable inspection company who is able to find any issues and to save their clients a lot of money in the long run.
Fairness and Knowledge
It requires a lot of knowledge about construction to be able to assess properties and conduct pre-purchase building inspections. In Brisbane particularly there are a great variety of buildings and properties, both new and old. A good inspector must know not only about modern Building Codes and Standards for construction and the requirements as set out by the Queensland Building and Construction Commission, but also the particular issues that arise with older buildings.
When you are looking for pre-purchase building inspections in Brisbane and building inspection companies who can conduct them for you, make sure you are looking for an inspector who know the buildings in the area and the specific issues that may arise with those kinds of properties. Experience and an eye for detail can prevent a lot of potential issues for buyers and unwanted and expensive long-term problems.
All Suburbs Building Inspections and Reports are highly experienced inspectors and building consultants with over 35 years industry experience. We are also licensed builders, experienced in both residential and commercial construction. We know what to look for when doing pre-purchase buillding inspections.
We are here to support you every step of the way with professional advice and detailed and accurate inspection reports, which will help you make an informed decision regarding your purchase and give you Peace of Mind!
All Suburbs Building Inspections and Reports Service Areas
Centrally based in the Caboolture / Morayfield area we service a large part of South-East Queensland, including the Woodford and Kilcoy areas and all suburbs of Brisbane and the Sunshine Coast, within a radius of 120km from our office, as far North as Gympie, and South as far as Burleigh on the Gold Coast, and to Ipswich in the West, including the surrounding country towns of Rosewood, Fernvale and Lowood.