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 Pre-purchase building inspection Report

Our reports pinpoint the major defects with the property and highlight minor defects and areas that will cause problems in time. They are the most detailed and comprehensive inspection report in Hobart Tasmania, they are easy to follow, and are being written (not a tick and flick report from an iPad on site) and include many digital photos which identify any issues that you may not be aware of and make it easy to understand any problems.  it will provide you with the knowledge and confidence to make the right financial decision.


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  • All Pre-purchase building inspection reports comply with and sometimes exceed the Australian Standards 4349.1
  • Once you have received the report, we are more than happy to take the time to discuss the report and provide you with expert advice.
  • Reports are normally available within 24 hours.


The inspection includes the examination of:

  • The hot water system for leaks and age
  • Plumbing and tap fixtures
  • Wet areas including the unwanted presence of moisture
  • Damp-proofing and waterproofing, with particular attention paid to unwanted condensation and/or mould
  • Tiling, grout, and sealants
  • Glazing and ventilation
  • Smoke alarms
  • Doors, with particular attention paid to locks, hinges, handles
  • Insulation
  • Framing, including roof and subfloor
  • Plaster cracks
  • Tanking and dampness
  • Roofing gutters and downpipes
  • Paintwork and any rusted steelwork
  • Ground and surface water drainage
  • Retaining walls, paving, paths and driveway
  • Pool safety, fencing, and barriers
  • Flashings, windows, door, and lintels
  • Foundations, piers, and bearers
  • Joists and floor materials
  • Subfloor space including ventilation
  • Slope ratio (stairs ramps)

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Angelo Di Florio
Angelo Di Florio
11:29 15 Feb 20
I highly recommend Chris. He was on time and was able to accommodate the short notice I gave him. Report was thorough,... detailed and well presented. Chris happily and in detail answered any questions I had about things beyond my more
Dale Baldwin
Dale Baldwin
01:00 15 Jul 19
Chris did a fantastic job at short notice providing us with a comprehensive report over 100 pages long as well as... support over the phone that helped us make a number of key decisions when purchasing our first home. His advice was essential to us and our negotiations and we haven't found a single issue with the property not identified in his more
Simon Gallagher
Simon Gallagher
01:10 18 May 19
I called Chris and on quite short notice and even though he was overbooked that week, he made the time and performed a... building inspection for me. What we appreciated about Chris so much was his honesty, transparency, and professionalism when it came to recommending next steps. He was extremely helpful, and even followed up with me multiple times afterwards due to some of the findings and helped me sort through it all.The quality of his report was great, and it's given me a very good understanding of possible historic problems, as well as current/potential issues that could be resolved. I would highly recommend Chris to anyone looking for a pre-purchase more
Laura Lane
Laura Lane
09:28 05 Mar 19
Chris did a great job of our building inspection. He made two trips to ensure the whole property was inspected and gave... thorough and informed feedback on the property inspected. We wouldn't hesitate to recommend Chris to anyone in and around Tasmania. He was exceptional value for money, well informed and gave us a lot of time in his phone conversations with us, as well as a very detailed building inspection report. Thank you Chris for a great more
Slavica Djirlic
Slavica Djirlic
04:57 08 Feb 19
Chris is simply outstanding! I have used his services on three occasions and he never disappoints. His professionalism... and attention to detail is impressive and I would highly recommend his services. Thank you Chris for your prompt reply and outstanding service. I wish you all the best!!read more
Helene Gossen
Helene Gossen
22:51 14 Dec 18
Great service which I highly recommend. The report was provided in a timely manner and with a good level of details... which helped me make a decision. Chris is very knowledgeable and great to deal with. I would use his services more
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