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Building Inspections and Reports

What a Building Inspection and Report involves

When we conduct an inspection, everything is taken care of for you.

That means we;

  • arrange access with the real estate agent (but never disclose what we find to them, unless approved to do so)
  • spend 1-2 hours assessing and documenting the property’s condition (including photos),
  • phone you that same day after the inspection, or meet on site to talk through what we’ve found and
  • send you a fully comprehensive, easy to follow report the next business day.

We will never re-sell your report to another buyer you can be SURE of that.

We also do Pest Inspections

Your Building Inspection can be done on its own or you can choose to combine it with a Pest Inspection for better value, and also a Compliance Report if you want to be sure the property has all its required council approvals.

Choose how detailed you want your Building Inspection and report to be 

To suit your budget and inspection needs we offer three levels of building assessment, Fundamentals and Peace of Mind.

  • In Fundamentals you receive a comprehensive assessment of the property’s fundamental structures, fixtures and maintenance.
  • The Peace of Mind inspection goes further, assessing the working condition of electrical appliances and power points on top of the fundamentals building inspection (but not the wiring – for that you’ll need an Electrician).
  • If you want even more detail in addition to your choice from above. you can ask us to include individual room and utility space (fridge cavity) measurements . We can also offer a general pest assessment for other pests like Possums, Rodents, Ants & Cockroachs. Call 1300 767 741 for more details on this service.

As well as everything covered by the Fundamentals building inspection, the Peace of Mind inspection tests everything on the property that is powered by electricity by running it through a normal cycle.

Fundamentals and Peace of Mind both include;

  • Site visit by qualified assessor who checks;
    • Structures—house
    • Subfloor Area
    • External finishes
    • Retaining walls & fences
    • Driveways & paths
    • External structures (e.g. pergolas, decks, sheds)
    • Internal finishes
    • Roof void
    • Roof area
    • Doors & windows
    • Smoke alarms
    • Visible plumbing fittings & fixtures and
    • Drainage & wet areas
  • Verbal report or on site meeting the same day
  • Comprehensive report including photos within 24 business hours
  • Unlimited follow-up with your inspector
  • Repair Cost estimate guide available

Peace of Mind also includes;

  • Assessment of all electrical & gas appliances including;
    • Dishwashers, oven, hot plates
    • Power points
    • Air conditioners
    • Automatic roller doors
    • Heating units (not including fireplaces)
    • Cooling units
    • Exhaust fans
    • Hot water units
    • Ceiling fans
    • Ducted vacuum systems

Two additional services we can offer upon request include;

  • Measurements of all internal rooms and utility space
  • Identification of any other obvious pests like Possums, Ants, Cockroaches or Rodents

To find out about Building Inspection pricing options click here

Call 1300 767 741 or Send an enquiry or make a booking

“My first contact with Surety Property Reports was when we were selling our country property. Surety was the company hired by the purchaser. We were so impressed by the thoroughness we decided when we purchase a property we would use their service. We did and could not be more pleased. The report was very well written. This company was reliable and if they were running late would ring and let you know. We found them to be honest with the quote. Old fashioned service at its best. I would not hesitate to recommend them to anyone.”

Di Whiting, Sth Coast buyer

“You have been so personalised in your attention to our inspection, extremely informative about the process, costs and recommendations and have made me feel very confident regarding the information we have received.”

Rachael, Sth Coast Termite Management Client

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