Building Industry News in SA

 

 Latest property market and building, pest and construction inspections news that affects our customers and clients across Adelaide, South Australia

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Whether you are considering the next step up the property ladder in Brisbane or planning a buy-to-let venture in order to fund your retirement or similar, you'll want to be as sure as you can be that your property investment is a good one. Before completing the purchasing transaction, it's important to have some idea of the condition that the property is in. Read More...
If you purchase a property with any of the above problems, the costs of repairs can be extremely high and may prevent you from moving in or re-selling your property in the timescale you were promised. Being aware of any faults in a property can help you negotiate on price and get a fair deal on your investment. Read More...
If your client believes the work you have done is defective, they can lodge a complaint with us. Defective building usually falls into 2 categories Read More...
You or your builder must lodge a building development application and have it assessed by either a private building certifier or a local authority. The building development approval will specify what stages of the construction process require a building inspection. Read More...

Brisbane's apartment market, beaten down by overbuilding, is now on its way to a major recovery ...

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The City of Casey has launched a new online tool designed to support Casey residents during the process of building a new home ...

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A pre-purchase building inspection conducted by a qualified inspector can provide home buyers with a number of invaluable insights. For example ...

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When you find the house of your dreams, it's tempting to buy it on the spot. But fools rush in. Most property purchase contracts have a building and pest clause - and for good reason. It's not just 'fine print'; you need to really understand these clauses so you don't end up with a property infested with pests or ...

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Victoria has strict building requirements in place for design, construction and installation of spas, swimming pool and also their safety barriers. It is very important that home owners be aware of their legal obligations to maintain their pool/spa safety barriers at all times.

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Many of you must have heard of the Sydney homeowner who bought a house only to discover more than $100,000 worth of pest damage. The buyer purchased the two-bedroom in Sydney's inner west for about $1 million, and had done a building and pest report before making the purchase.
A report which didn't warn him on the huge underlying damage. However, it was mentioned that the building inspector was unable to access parts of the property, but apparently didn't get the buyer's attention.

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