Whether you are buying your dream home or an investment property, a building inspection report will help determine the health and value of the house and ultimately assist you in your buying decision.
As an independent information tool, a building inspection report should include enough information for you to be aware of the property’s condition and know any complications that are present or could eventually occur. If the house has termite damage or structural decay, you are better of knowing before you buy as it may determine your overall buying decision, or allow you to address the damage before it gets too bad to repair.
A good building inspection report will clearly set out the areas within the property which were inspected, inaccessible or obstructed and therefore not inspected. Some building reports will include a visual inspection but this alone can be limiting and make it hard to identify any structural or hidden damage of the property.
Remember, the format and amount of details in the building inspection report will be dependent on the type of property which is being inspected; its size, age and condition. To give you an idea of what to expect, a building inspection report from APM Solutions is formatted into six sections;
http://apmsolutions.com.au/file/2016/08/buildinginspect.png416997Zoe Perlhttp://apmsolutions.com.au/file/2016/06/logo-271x300.pngZoe Perl2016-08-12 01:02:412016-08-12 01:08:57What makes a good building inspection report?