According to an independent survey with different building inspection companies in Australia, 20% houses have some major defects while 60% houses have some minor defects.  Important thing to note is that even a minor defect can cost thousands of dollars.

  • Dream home inspection have building inspector with university education specifically in building inspection. Most of companies  have building inspector with just builder license and no formal education in building inspection.
  • Our building inspector have unique experience of working in different city councils. This experience have made us expert in building standards and building compliance.
  • We have  experience of over 21 years in building industry making us capable of delivering best quality building inspection services. Over the years, we have developed a airtight process making impossible to miss any defect.

Building inspection is visual inspection of a building by an expert. A building inspector is qualified individual with license and expert knowledge to conduct building inspection. It involves the inspection of

  • Exterior roof
  • Interior roof
  • Exterior house
  • Interior house
  • Sub-floors

At the end of inspection, a comprehensive report is handed over describing the defects  and their consequences in future.

We  encourage you to be present at time of inspection. This way we can show you all the defects first hand and explain the repercussions of these defects.

Yes, you are free to ask any question to inspector who conducted building and pest inspection at your house. Your inspector has first hand information about your house.

As thumb rule, cost of building inspection ranges between $250 to $600.The cost of building inspection depends on following factors

  • Size of property
  • Type of property
  • Age of property
  • Location of property
  • Type of inspection

Timber pest inspection is an inspection for potential and existing damages to house from termites and other pests. This inspection is conducted by expert inspector with help of special tools in accordance with Australian Standard.

The cost of timber pest inspection ranges from $200 to $600 and depends on following factors

  • Size of property
  • Type of property
  • Age of property
  • Location of property
  • Type of inspection

It takes good 2-3 hours for site inspection and around 2 hours to compile the building inspection report.  Duration of a building inspection depends on the following factor

  • Size of property
  • Type of property
  • Age of property
  • Location of property
  • Type of inspection

It takes good 2-3 hours for site inspection and around 2 hours to compiles the timber pest inspection report.  Duration for timber pest inspection depends on the following factor

  • Size of property
  • Type of property
  • Age of property
  • Location of property
  • Type of inspection

Building and Inspection is a must for any house purchase. It is your biggest investment of the lifetime and you want to make an informed decision.  A building inspection has the following benefits

  • Warns about Safety Hazards: There can be many life-threatening risks present in the potential house and you do not want to put the life of your family under risk. Building inspection warns you about potential safety risks in the house.
  • Report Structural damage: One of the major issues with houses is problems with structural frames. These structural issues are difficult to fix and may pose serious risks. A building inspection reports point out these structural issues.
  • Protection of potential money pit: Even small minor defects may cost thousands of dollars. Building inspection reports list out all the defects in building and save a buyer from a potential money pit.
  • Negotiation tool: Building Inspection report is a great negotiation tool. The buyer can ask for a price reduction against potential repair costs.
  • Decision maker: It is a great tool for decision making about purchasing a house. If there are too many problems with the house, the buyer may decide to walk away from the deal.
  • Forecast potential repair: The report provides detailed information about problems in the house. This helps in calculating the potential future repair cost.

Know what you are buying – Finally, it helps the buyer to know what he is buying beyond the beautiful facade and colorful walls.

Pre-auction inspection is building and pest inspection report prepared by an expert  about the condition of building before bidding for the house.  The report describes major defects, minor defect  and potential consequences of these defects.

Building inspection should cover the following aspect of house

EXTERIORINTERIORSSTAIRS AND FLOOR STEPS
ROOFGUTTERROOF CAVITY
KITCHENLAUNDRYBATHROOM(S)
GARAGECARPORTGARDEN SHED
WINDOWS AND DOORSHOT WATER SYSTEMGAS / ELECTRICITY / WATER METER
FENCERETAINING WALLSPATHWAY/ DRIVEWAY

 

At Dream Home Inspections, we deliver a building and pest inspection report on the same day. Our report is easy to read in plain English and meet the Australian Standard.

Yes, our building and pest inspectors are insured for a minimum of $5,000,000 for professional indemnity for extra peace of mind.

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