Top Mistakes Buyers And Sellers Make During Home Inspection

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With many numbers of houses available in the market for sale, it is a tedious process to find the right home for your family. While choosing a new home for your family, it is essential to check whether the house is in good condition.  You also need to know that it has conformed with the building codes and is worth the cost you spent to buy it. After the new home building inspections in Perth, the building inspection company will provide you the document that contains the full details of the inspection report conducted by highly qualified and experienced inspectors. The inspection report makes you aware of the condition of the building and the expense you may face after buying the home. Therefore, it helps you decide whether you need to buy the home or not. Here we mention the mistakes buyers and sellers should avoid while hiring a home inspection service provider.

Not Researching the Inspector

When choosing a home inspection service, you need to do enough research to ensure you choose the right company for you. You can do research online or ask your friends and relatives about the company before hiring them. This could help you choose the right company for your new building inspections in Perth. You can also ask them some questions such as:

  • What is their experience in this field?
  • How many inspections they have done?
  • What are their inspector’s qualification, training, and certification?

These questions can help you get a clear idea of the company and the service they provide.

Not Attending the Inspection

It is not mandatory to attend the inspection, but it is helpful to get the full picture of the inspection. Just reading the inspection report doesn’t give you the full picture. Some inspectors will explain the details once they finish the inspection. They can provide you with an estimate of how much money you need to spend on repair and upgrades.

Not Reading the Inspection Report

Many buyers just give a glance at the inspection report that may not be enough to understand the defects present in the building. So it is necessary to spend some time to read the inspection report and gather the knowledge of the repairs to be done in the home. Also, you can get the help of a knowledgeable pro to explain the details of the report.

Final Recap

While undergoing home inspections in Perth, you need to choose the right company to know the exact condition of the house. Also, keep in mind the tips mentioned above to make the right decision.

What Are You Looking For?

Pre-purchase inspections

Identify major defects or issues that could impact your new property’s value and liveability.

Construction Progress Inspections

Identify major defects early before your build moves to the next stage.

Strata Inspections

Providing a clear understanding of building maintenance requirements.

Owner Builder Inspections

Offering a second set of qualified eyes to assess the work of your trades.

Termite & Timber Pest Inspections

Qualified timber pest inspectors who will inspect every room for termite activity.

Building Disputes

Our team is here to help you with your building and construction dispute.

Defect Inspections

Determine any faults or defects in a building with a qualified building inspector.

Hi there, 

We see you have added an Electrical, Plumbing and Gas inspection (EPG) with a Pre-Settlement inspection. 

Please note these are very similar inspections, just performed at different times. The EPG occurs during your pre-purchase inspection, while the Pre-Settlement occurs 5-7 days before settlement. 

If you require both please proceed to check out. Alternatively, remove one and continue.

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