Why should we get an inspection before buying a home in Perth?

Asset Protection Building Inspections provide you a thorough inspection of any existing defects and any hidden Termite damage in the houses before we buy.

Relatively buying a home may be a huge financial investment instead of investing in a pre-purchase inspection as it will be a good decision for your future investments.
It will build confidence in you when the property has been inspected by an experienced accredited builder and you will be able to renovate, extend or sell it further by referring to our comprehensive reports.

Inspecting a home is getting as much information as you get before signing a contract and all the future repairs or alterations will be in the budget or if any problem is identified in the houses; your purchase price will be negotiated.

It will make it easy for the mortgage providers to funding a home loan if the house is already inspected but be aware of the unqualified inspectors without a license or experience because if they will not do it accurately, you will have to pay for their mistake.

What do we look at in a pre-purchase inspection in Perth?

Asset Protection Building Inspections gives you the virtual report, mainly the current condition of the property and identify any other major defects.
Our pre-purchase inspections comply with Australian Standard AS4349.1-1995.

We check certain areas of the houses which are accessible. The interior and exterior parts of the buildings like bedrooms, living areas, ceilings, walls, floors, windows, doors and frames in the kitchen; bathroom, WC, laundry, stairs, areas of rising damp, walls including lintels, claddings, doors and windows, stairs, balconies, verandas, patios, timber or steel frames & structures, chimneys, decks, suspended concrete floors and balustrades are checked.

The roof parts of the building including tiles, shingles and slates, roof sheeting, gables, flashings or the roof exteriors -skylights, vents & flues, fascias, valleys, guttering, eaves, downpipes and barges all are identified by our inspectors including the roof space and sub-floor space too.

We will detect insulation, roof framing and covering and party walls on the roof and timber flooring including supports, floor, drainage, damp and ventilation on the floor.
After the detection of all the major and minor defects, a report is made by our inspector with detailed documentation of the problems with images.

How do we arrange a pre-purchase inspection in Perth?

One can arrange a pre-purchase building inspection by our Asset Protection Building Inspections, we will manage a convenient time and date to inspect the property with a good vendor or agent.
It will take up to two hours to inspect a home, mainly depends on the size and condition of the property. We will provide you inspectors all are experienced accredited building practitioners and qualified ones to offer advice on the cost of repairing and the feasibility of building changes.

The Report is categorized as-

First, the major problem is rectified if there are any unsafe conditions and loss of utility in the property or if the further deterioration is there. Some of the minor defects like primarily aesthetic defects or anyone having some issues relating to some localized parts of the building.
After that, a report will include a defect that will create a potentially serious safety hazard. All the defects are listed in the report and look for it if further investigation is required by an appropriate specialist.

How much will a Pre-Purchase Inspection Costs you in Perth?

An Asset Protection Building Inspections will cost you $350 with combined inspections of timber pest and building inspections, including a full report and depending on the location, size, and age of the current property.
A price quote is send via phone or one can contact us for a fixed price quote.

The charges on inspecting a building are based on an hourly rate. All the time is taken by the inspector to generate a fully customized report and the onsite investigation is covered up in the cost.
Larger and older the buildings, the longer time it will take to inspect the building and more time is consumed in making the report.

Why Choose Asset Protection Building Inspections for Pre-Purchase Building Inspection in Perth?

To have better inspections on the houses, Asset Protection Building Inspections is mostly recommended as it is a Certified 1 qualified building Thermographers as we utilize thermal imaging techniques as part of our inspections and provides you with qualified accredited building practitioners. Mostly we have accredited professional building inspectors.

Your Interests are protected by carrying full professional indemnity insurance and our reports include detailed information with images to identify any problems.
We are an independent consultancy and do not rely on recommendations from any other real estate agent and impartial reporting.

Recent defect examples recorded in inspected buildings (For more information, click on any image).

Thinking to buy a home, feel free to talk with us.

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