Leading Building and pest inspections Gawler can help safeguard property buyers against investing in fault-ridden properties, as the reports reveal hidden problems a property may have.
While most investors understand how crucial it is to get a professional building inspection on their potential investment, many find reading and interpreting the results difficult.
According to Matthew Williams of Leading Building and Pest Inspections Gawler, if the property has termite damage, for example, you could be up for tens of thousands of dollars in repairs. “Major structural issues can be very costly to fix, so it’s really worthwhile finding out those sorts of things up front.”
The other benefit of a property inspection is that if no major issues are identified, but several minor problems are noted, the report can become a powerful negotiating tool in regards to purchase price.
Matthew Williams has over 20 years of working hands on in the building industry along with industry intensive training specific to property inspections; he will provide you with a professional, highly detailed and readable report with photos.
His fascination with property and the love of great service will provide you with an honest, open and unbiased report on the property you are considering purchasing whether it be your family home or investment property. Leading Building and Pest Inspections Gawler sole purpose in our business is to work for you and you alone.
Matthew is a full time and not a part-time property inspector with full liability and indemnity insurance specific to building and pest inspections covering every detail as per the AS4349.1:2007 inspection standards. Please don’t settle for part-time and non-insured inspectors who charge very little, and provide little levels of service.
Being based in Gawler, North of Adelaide and covering Gawler and Barossa Valley are able to provide clients with a rapid response time, which is especially important during the 48 hour cooling off period.
Our team of skilled pre-purchase inspectors are professional and always on time. When we say we will be there at a certain time, then we will be there with you or the agent as required.
We ensure a completely trouble-free experience with the industry leading reporting systems and technologies to better inform you on the biggest financial investment in your life and if you want the best then that is what you will get with Leading.
Pre-Purchase/ Auction Reports:
Property defects report before purchase, done by the buyer, puts you in control!
Timber Pest Report:
Termites are a small pest, but a huge nightmare for a homeowner.
Defects report before the sale, done by the owner (Same as Property Condition Report).
Builder Handover Reports:
No one else checks your new home for quality of workmanship and quality of materials.
Methamphetamine/Drug Residue Testing:
Meth affected homes can be dangerous to your health and expected remediation could cost from $5000.00 to $25000.00. Don’t be a victim.
Investment Property Tax Depreciation:
Property Data collection and schedule prepared by our partnered Quantity Surveyor and registered Tax Agent to maximise your return on investment.
Details the existing condition of a building at a specific point in time. Completed prior to and on completion of construction works. As part of development approvals most council’s will stipulate that one of these are required to protect adjoining neighbours.
So you can feel safe in your own home.
Property Maintenance Report:
Keep the property well maintained so minor issues don’t turn into major expenses.
Rental Property Condition Report:
Protect your property with pre-tenancy, periodic and exit inspections.
What we report on for pre-purchase, pre-sale, pre-auction, rental properties, property maintenance reports.
Roof – covering, sagging, drainage, flashings, gutters, skylight, chimney (visual only), fascia, barges, downpipes
Exterior – drainage, wall cladding, trim, doors, decks, stairs, timber, windows
Masonry – salt damp, rising damp, cracking, fretting, subsidence, mortar, damp proof course
Attic – roof structure, signs of water leakage, access, party walls, firewalls,Insulation
Interior – walls, ceiling, floors, doors, windows, cupboards
Kitchen – cupboards, drawers, bench tops, sink, tap operation, visible plumbing
Bathroom – tiles, caulking, grout, shower / screens, bath, vanity, toilet, taps operation, visible plumbing
Fireplaces – hearth, mantle, vents, chimney (visual only)
Structural (visible) – foundations and footings, framing (walls, floors, roof), lintels
Subfloor – where access is available, cellars
Insulation – bats, vapour barrier, fire hazards
Ventilation – roof, soffits, bathroom, laundry
Plumbing – (visible plumbing only), water source , leaking pipes, drainage, related piping, water hammer, water pressure, tap operation and leaks
Electrical – (visible electrical items only) switches, power points, lights