Entries by Zoe Perl

5 questions to ask yourself before buying

When buying, there are many things you may need to think about. When you’re buying a home, you (or your building inspector) will most likely identify something that you wish wasn’t there; damp wood, termites, leakage, or a frame with damaged structure. The simple fact is no home has a clean bill of health, especially […]

Termites. What attracts them to your home?

Is your home and surrounds the perfect environment for termites to move on in? Queensland is home to summer storms, humid weather and wooden properties which are three perfect environments for termites to thrive. The condition and location of your property are two of the biggest factors which determine if they will thrive in your home. […]

Buying: Is your new home hazard free?

Buying your dream home often comes with an overwhelming feeling of excitement and while you focus on your natural lit hallway, an entertainment balcony or rainfall shower head, you can often turn a blind eye to the common hazards lurking within the property. Although building inspections are not a safety audit, experienced inspectors can identify […]

What makes a good building inspection report?

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 […]