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Pre Purchase Home Inspection Melbourne: Hire the Experts!

Many Australian homes for sale have termite, borer or other destructive timber pest problems, as well as faults.*

Don’t risk it! We’ll help find out what you’re dealing with before making a property purchase.

What is Pre Purchase Home Inspection?

A Pre Purchase Home Inspection in Melbourne provides you with an unbiased, professional assessment of the property’s current condition. It will reveal any structural issues, safety hazards, or potential future repair costs, giving you a comprehensive understanding of what you’re investing in.

Why Is a Pre Purchase Home Inspection Important?

Buying a home is one of the most significant investments you’ll ever make. A Pre Purchase Home Inspection in Melbourne ensures that you’re making an informed decision. It helps you avoid costly surprises down the line and provides you with the leverage to negotiate a better price or request repairs from the seller.

Low Cost, High Value

The cost of a Pre Purchase Home Inspection in Melbourne is a small fraction of the home’s purchase price. This minor investment can save you thousands in future repair costs, not to mention the peace of mind it offers.

The What, Where, How, and Why

  • What: A detailed assessment of the property’s structural and functional aspects.
  • Where: Anywhere in Melbourne and its surrounding areas, all the way down to the Mornington Peninsula and surrounds.
  • How: Conducted by certified inspectors using state-of-the-art tools and techniques.
  • Why: To provide you with a comprehensive understanding of the property’s condition, helping you make an informed purchasing decision.

What Will the Inspector Check?

Our certified inspectors will examine:

  • Structural integrity
  • Electrical systems
  • Plumbing
  • Roof and gutters
  • Insulation and ventilation
  • Potential pest infestations
  • Compliance with local building codes
  • and much more.

Find out more about what gets checked, with our helpful guide to the inspectors process.

The Report

Following a pre purchase building inspection with Bear Bottom Inspections, you’ll receive a written report within 24 hours detailing the condition of the property. If we discover problems with the property, we’ll provide a consult with you about the rectification and treatment options and costs, so that you’re armed with essential information to make an informed decision.

What Is Typically Found?

Common findings in a Pre Purchase Home Inspection in Melbourne include minor maintenance issues like leaky water systems, to more serious concerns like structural damage or outdated electrical systems. Knowing these issues in advance allows you to make an educated decision on whether to proceed with the purchase or negotiate for repairs or a price reduction.

Bear Bottom Inspections meets the Australian Standards for building inspections (AS 4349.1 – 2007) and timber pest inspections (AS 4349.3 – 1998).

Contact us on 1300 776 072 to organise a property inspection with Bear Bottom Inspections today, or submit a booking request below.

*According to the report by Archicentre, Pre purchase Inspection Research