Have you found your dream home in South Melbourne? If so are you getting everything ready for auction day? But are you ready? Are you confident that your dream house or potential investment property is in as good a condition as it looks?
Why it's Important to Have a Pre Purchase Building Inspection
If you want peace of mind, have your property in South Melbourne undergoes a thorough building property inspection.
This is because most people don't know that the seller is under no obligation to let you know about any structural defects the house may have. Meaning you don't know what you are buying unless you undertake a pre purchase building inspection.
Having a pre purchase building inspection is very important, it will help avoid unexpected repair costs when you purchase your dream property in the Melbourne suburb of South Melbourne.
All our South Melbourne Pre Purchase Building Inspections meet the Australian Standard AS4349.1-2007. This means you can be sure that we have the skills and expertise to undercover the worst and most costly damage a property can have. Better yet, we will even uncover damage, where attempts are made to cover it up!
REMEMBER: 50% OFF YOUR NEXT PRE PURCHASE BUILDING INSPECTION IF YOU MISS OUT AT AUCTION
The All Checked Out Difference
Luke owns and operates All Checked Out and is the principal property inspector. He has over 10 years experience in the building inspection industry. This includes the suburb of South Melbourne.
Luke is a Registered Builder with the Building Commission of Victoria (Licence no: DB-U 44801). With his knowledge and expertise you are assured that he will uncover all the potentially costly damage to the property you are thinking of buying.
As a result, you will be fully informed about the condition of the property you are hoping to buy. This is done when you receive your strictly independent property inspection report. All of this is done within 24 hours!
With reports starting from a low $450 (inc GST), it is well worth it, for your peace of mind. Best of all, if you miss out at auction, your next building inspection is 50% off!
What is a Pre Purchase Building Inspection?
A pre purchase building inspection provides a detailed, easy to read report, that tells you about the major faults a home has. This includes any cracking walls, rising damp, leaking roofs and safety hazards. The report will also highlight any unauthorised work, as well as whether the faults can be fixed.
It is recommended by Consumers Affairs Victoria that you consider engaging a qualified building inspector to make sure all faults are found. This includes one where attempts have been made to cover them up!
Pre Purchase Building Inspections in South Melbourne
Within 24 hours (or even sooner if required) you will receive a detailed building inspection report. It will have photos with a detailed report outlining any issues with the property.
As All Checked Out are the building inspection specialists you can trust us to provide you with a comprehensive report. This report details any issues with the property you are thinking of purchasing has.
The following are issues that are frequently uncovered by our building inspections in South Melbourne. If a building inspection is not undertaken it is likely they would go unnoticed.
- Building exterior & surrounds
- brick and mortar deterioration
- poor external drainage
- cracked walls
- subsiding foundation
- tree root damage
- decayed boundary fences
- damaged roof tiles / sheets
- damaged downpipes / gutters
- Building Interior
- fire hazards
- leaking showers, baths & hot water systems
- cracked walls
- safety switches, smoke alarms
- defective chimneys
Pre Purchase Pest Inspections in South Melbourne
It is not that well known that you only need 2mm for common timber pests (including termites) to gain access to a property and start causing damage. It is also not well known that your home insurance is unlikely to cover the cost of repairing your home if you discover after purchase that you are infested with termites.
That is why we specialise in providing pre purchase pest inspections in the Melbourne suburb of South Melbourne. When All Checked Out provide pre purchase pest inspections our reports are on all types of pests. These pests include termites, borers and fungal decay. This way you are fully informed before you make the decision to buy your property in the Melbourne suburb of South Melbourne.
Within 24 hours (or even soon if required) you will receive a detailed report with photos outlining any issues with the property. The following are the areas we inspect when we perform a pest inspection:
- Roof void
- Interior of building
- Exterior of building
- Sub floor area
All pest inspections comply with Australian Standard 4349.3-2010. They will identify any evidence of timber pests (including termites) as well as other pests - including rodents. We also report on conditions in the property that could cause an infestation of pests in the future. Great to know before you make your purchase.
Pre Purchase Building & Pest Inspections in South Melbourne
If you want complete peace of mind before you make the decision to buy, then we recommend both a building and pest inspection. This is especially true as building defects can lead to pest infestations.
Remember that it only takes 2mm for common timber pests (such as termites) to gain access to a home and start causing damage. It is important to know that this damage is unlikely to be covered by your property insurance if the property was infested by pests prior to purchase.
All Checked Out specialise in providing combined building and pest inspections in the Melbourne suburb of South Melbourne - so you can be sure that you will get a report that highlights all the issues the property you are thinking of buying.
Why you Need our Pre Purchase Building Inspection Services for your South Melbourne Home
There are many reasons you need a building inspection for the home you are thinking of buying in South Melbourne. Some of them include:
- Making sure the property does not have any fire hazards
- Identifying any structural issues
- Checking all outdoor buildings have been approved by Council
- Making sure there are no pests - especially termites
South Melbourne Inspection Process
We liaise directly with the Estate Agent for a suitable time for the pre purchase property inspection in South Melbourne to be undertaken.
We carry out the pre purchase property inspection in South Melbourne within 24 hours. You are most welcome to attend the inspection
We provide you with a comprehensive, yet easy to read, report within 24 hours (sooner if required).