What Do I Need To Know About Building Inspections?

Building Reports Whangaparaoa

The best way to avoid problems and extra costs down the track is to know as much as you can about the condition of the property before you buy or the current state of your property before you renovate. How? Get a building report.

You’ll thank us later.

Not All Building Reports are the Same

A property report covers the current condition of a property. It reports on any significant building defects or problems such as rising damp, movement in the walls, safety hazards, lack of building compliance, or faulty wiring to name but a few. It identifies any problems with the property which, if left unchecked, could prove costly to repair. 

You should get a building inspection report done before you buy a property so you know in advance of any problems. You may wish to use the information to try and negotiate a lower price for the property, or so you can get specialist advice about any major problems and how they will affect the property over time.

The building inspector should be a qualified building professional and be independent: in no way associated with the seller or the real estate agent. To be confident in the building report, it is vital you organise your building inspection totally independently of anyone else involved in the sale of the property.

All building inspections carried out by Kiwi House Inspections are completely independent, confidential, unless agreed otherwise, and in accordance with the New Zealand residential property inspection standard NZS:4306 2005. Our reports are extremely easy to follow. The hard-to-understand technical information has been removed, and they are written in plain English. The building report has photos, along with an in-depth explanation of each area of the dwelling, ensuring you can see what we are talking about.

You’ll get an affordable property and house inspection, a legible building report and the inspection team will be available to discuss any issues or concerns from their findings.

We cover the Hibiscus Coast: Whangaparaoa, Red Beach, Stanmore Bay, Millwater, Silverdale, Orewa, Hatfields Beach, Mahurangi West, Puhoi. We inspect North Rodney: Warkworth, Snells Beach & Algies Bay, Omaha, Matakana, Leigh, Kaipara Flats, Wellsford, and all areas in between.

Call 021 910 304 for a building report today.

You’ll thank us later. 

Not All Building Inspectors are Equal

Before you employ a building inspector, you need to be sure they are qualified to give an opinion on the building, they are independent from the vendor, or real estate agent, and they have insurance for cover should anything go wrong.

Craig Smith is BOINZ Accredited Building Surveyor and has full liability insurance. Craig has worked on hundreds of both commercial and residential properties. You will get a thorough building inspection carried out by a Licensed Building Practitioner with a huge range of building skills, an in-depth knowledge of building processes and a thorough knowledge of the New Zealand Building Code.

And yes, sometimes a house inspection requires going the extra mile on all fours. If it needs inspecting for your building report, then this team will inspect it.

Craig Smith has over twenty years’ experience in the building industry and can give you expert advice and answers.

Clear, Independent Building Reports Whangaparaoa | Red Beach | Stanmore Bay | Millwater | Silverdale | Orewa | Puhoi

For The Real Home Truths

Call 021 910 304. You’ll Thank Us Later.

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