When purchasing a property there are so many important decisions to be made which can be stressful enough. Let K-Spec Building Consultants at least put your mind at ease in one of these areas. As a homeowner you need to be fully informed about the state of the property prior to signing the contract. Independent and objective advice from an experience and licensed Building Inspector will give you the confidence to make an informed decision.
Real Estate agents and vendors may be required to disclose certain items to any potential buyer. But do not possess the skills, experience or qualifications necessary to identify major defects or safety issues with the property to the potential buyer. In some instances, the vendors may have even tried to conceal the defects themselves. In the short term this may look fine but in weeks, months and years to come they will deteriorate again bringing to the surface what may be more heartache, disappointment and financial strain.
DON’T let this happen to you!
By engaging a K-Spec Building Consultants prior to your pre purchase building & pest inspections, you will be able to make a fully informed decision about the purchase of the property.
A pre purchase building inspection is purely subjective. We base our reports and findings on a visual assessment of the property. We identify any major defects or safety issues and form an opinion on the general condition of the property at the time of the inspection. We also use some of the latest noninvasive technology such as moisture meters and thermal imaging camera to assist us during the inspection, all at no additional cost to you.
Limitations of the Pre Purchase Building Inspection
Here, at K-Spec Building Consultants we believe that we are the best at what we do; this has come from many years of experience and hard work. However this has not provided us with any psychic ability or sixth sense, so there will always be limitations on what we can report on. The inspection and report will comply with the requirements of AS4349.1.
- An inspection can only take place in areas that are readily accessible. Any areas where reasonable entry is unsafe or denied will be excluded from the report.
- We are unable to touch or move any belongings or go into areas without consent, and as much as we love pets they can sometimes get in the way when we are conducting the inspections.
- The inspection will only cover areas, which can be easily and safely reached from a 3.6 metre ladder.
When we get into roof space things can get really tight, and we need a minimum accessible area of 600mm high or wide. We can only report on areas within the inspector’s unobstructed line of sight and within arm’s length. The same goes for sub floor areas and crawl spaces. If we can’t safely fit we can’t report on it.
K-Spec Building Inspectors DO NOT have control over the space time continuum, so are unable to travel back in time.
Building Standards are changing all the time it would be unfair to expect a 50 year old property to be built to current requirements. So therefore we try and report like for like. However if there is any safety concerns we will still note these.
Call our office today to arrange a pre purchase building & pest inspection. One call and we will arrange everything for you, from contacting the real estate agents, to arranging a suitable time for the inspections.