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The home of your dreams has finally been completed, from the first brick to the last roof tile. Whether you plan on living in the house or selling it off, you will need an inspection report to show that the house is suitable for habitation and there is nothing to be fixed.

Why do Building and Pest Reports talk about Conditions Conducive?

Conditions Conducive

When you have a Pre-Purchase Building or Timber Pest Report done it usually contains references to "Conditions Conducive". So what does this mean?

This term comes from AS4349 which is the Australian standard that covers pre-purchase inspections. It refers to situations that exist on the property being inspected that if not removed will lead to problems in the future.

Pre Purchase Inspection Tips

Buying a home or investing in property is one of the most important long-term commitments anyone can make. From finding your perfect house to applying for a home loan and getting it approved, a lot of time and effort is needed. However, once the process is complete and keys in your hand, the hard work is still not over just yet. One of the most overlooked aspects when buying a home is whether the house was built with natural material or material containing toxins that could not be picked up.

Finding a Building and Pest Inspector in Brisbane

Building and pest inspections are a big business in Brisbane. The city and surrounds are home to a number of Brisbane building and pest inspectors, and yet many people in the market for these services struggle to find a company they can trust. The question of what to look for in a building and pest inspector in Brisbane, what services – like pre-purchase building inspections – should be on offer, and what companies are recommended, are all very important, and luckily can be answered right here and right now.

Looking For the Best Building and Pest Inspection Company in Brisbane?

Building inspections are part and parcel of being involved in the property market, and whether you’re building, buying, selling or renting it’s generally a smart idea to investigate building and pest inspections. There’s a certain peace of mind that comes with having those trustworthy building and pest inspections reports, and in real estate there’s nothing better than that feeling.

Who Should Perform My Home's Building and Pest Inspection

Building And Pest Inspection Brisbane

Picking a company or an individual to conduct a Building and Pest Inspection can be difficult and confusing if you have never gone through the process before.

ABIS is happy to provide you with some quick tips for first-time home buyers:

Qualified Building Inspector

Make sure the Building Inspector you pick has a QBCC license to conduct "Completed Residential Building Inspections". The BSA issues two types of license: 

Why a Pre-Purchase Building and Pest Inspection is Really 13 Inspections in One

A Building and Pest Inspection conducted by an Experienced and Qualified Building Inspector is more than a quick look at your property to produce a tick and flick checklist. 

The whole process involves hundreds of observations which must be recorded in a standardised format in regulations with the Australian Standards. It may appear that the comprehensive report you get is a bit lengthy, but it is necessary to convey to you a lot of information about the inspection itself and the property inspected.

Property Market Trends for 2018

Australian Building Inspections wish you all a Happy New Year and prosperous 2018.

The coming year will be a big for the residential property market in Brisbane and across Australia, with many professional forecasts and expert opinions leaning towards only a small increase in the Brisbane property market while Sydney and Melbourne will see a slight decrease.

5 Reasons to Have a Qualified Building Inspector

For the majority of Australians, the most expensive purchase we make in our life is our home - and you don’t want to take the risk of opting for an unqualified building inspector just to save some money.

Unfortunately, only one state in Australia requires a pre-purchase building inspector to be licensed and that is Queensland, which means in other states literally anybody without relevant license or qualifications can claim to be a building inspector.

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