June 10 2024
Building inspections play a crucial role in ensuring the safety, durability, and overall quality of a property. Whether you are a homebuyer, seller, or property owner, understanding the ins and outs of building inspections [...]
May 5 2024
Save You Money in the Long Run Purchasing a property is a significant investment, and for most Australians, it's the largest financial transaction they will ever make. While it's an exciting milestone, it also [...]
April 28 2024
Pest infestations can wreak havoc on homes and businesses, causing structural damage and health hazards. In Australia, where a diverse climate fosters a wide range of pests, it's crucial to employ effective pest inspection [...]
April 21 2024
Australia is renowned for its stunning landscapes, diverse wildlife, and vibrant cities. However, beneath our country's beauty lies a silent menace that can wreak havoc in homes across the nation: mold. Mold is a [...]
April 14 2024
Australia's unique climate and diverse landscapes make it a beautiful place to live, but it also comes with its own set of challenges, particularly in terms of property maintenance. One of the essential aspects [...]
April 7 2024
The Legal Requirements for Building and Pest Inspections in Different Australian States When buying or selling a property in Australia, it's crucial to ensure that you're well-informed about the condition of the property. Resicert [...]
March 31 2024
When it comes to maintaining a healthy home environment, we often think about clean air, safe drinking water, and proper ventilation. However, one crucial aspect that is often overlooked is the presence of pests [...]
March 24 2024
Buying a home is a significant investment, and ensuring its structural and environmental integrity is crucial. In Australia, one of the essential steps in the property purchase process is conducting a building and pest [...]
March 17 2024
Pest infestations can be a homeowner's worst nightmare. Whether it's a colony of ants marching through your kitchen, rodents scurrying in the attic, or termites quietly chewing away at your home's foundation, pests can [...]
March 10 2024
Termites, often referred to as "silent destroyers," can wreak havoc on your home or property without you even realising it until it's too late. These tiny insects feed on cellulose materials like wood, paper, [...]
March 3 2024
Buying a home is one of the most significant investments you'll ever make, and ensuring that the property is structurally sound and free from hidden defects is crucial. In Australia, the building inspection process [...]
February 25 2024
Buying a property is a significant investment, and ensuring that it's in good condition is crucial. This is where building and pest inspections come into play. These inspections are a standard part of the [...]
February 18 2024
Termites, often referred to as "white ants," are one of the most destructive pests that can infest homes in Australia. These tiny, wood-eating insects can cause extensive damage to the structural integrity of your [...]
February 11 2024
Buying a home is a significant investment, one that can come with a plethora of emotions and decisions. In Australia, where property values can be quite high, it's crucial to make informed decisions during [...]
February 7 2024
Investing in property can be a lucrative endeavor in Australia, our country is renowned for its thriving real estate market. However, like any investment, it comes with its share of risks. One crucial step [...]
November 13 2023
Buying a home is a significant investment, and when it comes to property in Australia, it's essential to be aware of common building defects that can arise. Understanding these defects and knowing how to [...]
November 5 2023
Australia, known for its stunning landscapes and diverse wildlife, is also home to a thriving real estate market. With the dream of owning a property, countless Australians invest in homes, both old and new. [...]
October 30 2023
Selling a home can be both an exciting and daunting task, especially in the competitive real estate market of Australia. To ensure a smooth and successful sale, it's essential to be proactive and address [...]
December 3 2019
Are solar panels for you? Solar panels have had a great increase in usage over the past few years thanks to environmental awareness and government funding. They are a fantastic renewable source of energy [...]
October 22 2019
Aqua smart - Water wisdom Australia has some hot summers! And with hot summers comes long droughts, where water can sometimes become extremely scarce. Right now we have some policies in place to ensure [...]
August 20 2019
Selling a house? Why should you get an inspection? Selling a home can be an arduous task, there’s no doubt. You must to have your house up to scratch so your buyer will feel [...]
August 20 2019
Termites need 3 things... Food, shelter and moisture. Here is my story: We had a Queenslander with a great space under the house. It was mostly concreted with a section of dirt. To give [...]
August 13 2019
Lots of houses have cracks. We can find them in the ceiling, on the walls and sometimes in concrete floors as well. So why do cracks appear? How do they happen, and is there [...]
August 6 2019
  Spotting Termites - Are you sharing your home with these tiny troublemakers? Termites are some homeowners biggest fear, and rightly so! Termites have been known to subtly take down entire sections of a [...]
July 30 2019
Argh… sbestos Your home is a safe haven for your family and yourself. Somewhere you can retreat to for a break from the outside world. It is warm, comfortable and most importantly, it’s safe. [...]
July 23 2019
Hunting for termites - should you do it yourself? Finding termites in your home before they do any serious damage could save you thousands, so it’s important to have your house checked once in [...]
July 16 2019
Termites are universally considered a “pest”, digging in under your home and causing damage that is a pain to repair. But, believe it or not, termites are actually an important part of the world’s [...]
July 9 2019
Insurance covers termites…..Right? In Australia, you have a one in four chance of being targeted by termites. Often when people get house insurance, they overlook the small details that can make a big difference. [...]
July 2 2019
Who is allowed to conduct your building inspection? People will get a building inspection on a property typically before making the decision to purchase it. The reason for this is to have some piece [...]
June 25 2019
What does termite damage look like? Whilst in your home you may walk past some funny looking stuff on the floor boards. It’s kind of dark and in a line, but disappears after a [...]
June 18 2019
Important to know - house with a pool If you are house hunting, looking for a home for your growing family, how important is it to get a place with a nice pool out [...]
June 11 2019
Pests in the Garden If you have a home with a nice front or back yard with plants, fruits and vegetables growing, you’ll know there are pests that come for them. But I want [...]
June 7 2019
Trees are obviously of benefit to the environment. They take in carbon dioxide and give out oxygen, so it is great to have lots of trees around. It is important to know though is [...]
May 28 2019
Most business owners these days have to be sales people to a certain degree. Take it a step even further and ask yourself the following few questions: 1. What was that salesperson like? 2. [...]
July 24 2017
Many agents dread the price reduction conversation, but preparation of expectations and knowledge of the market can help turn this reality into more of an agent-seller team experience. Start with asking the right questions [...]
November 15 2013
Ever wondered why you absolutely MUST get a Property Inspection when looking at buying a new home? Well - Here are the top 10 reasons: When buying a home, it provides you with an [...]
October 24 2013
Did you know termites are not covered under your home insurance policy? What a frightening thought! Most insurance carriers don’t cover damage caused by termite infestations. Some policies will call it wood-destroying insect damage. [...]
October 18 2013
For every home buyer in Sydney, it is important to do some research in order to find the best Sydney homes for sale.  Therefore, you need to refine your research process.  Sydney homes are [...]
October 7 2013
Do you know that you are being eaten out of your own house at this very moment? Termites are tenacious little creatures that can eat your home inside out. One in ten homes in [...]
October 3 2013
Appraising a property’s value is more than just inspecting the property.  Buying a house requires careful measurement and appraisal of the property before you actually commit to buying it.  After all, this is not [...]
September 19 2013
You can mitigate against termite attack in a number of ways.  By installing barriers at penetrations in your slab, clearing away gardens and mulch from your property and using termite caps on raised foundation [...]
September 19 2013
It’s not as if you’d want to skin or eat them. But if you can entice thousands of them into one place, you can kill the colony they come from. That is a different [...]
August 15 2013
  HAVE YOU HAD YOUR PROPERTY INSPECTED FOR TERMITES? A Pest Inspection report NEEDS to be carried out on your property regularly, whether you have lived in it for years or are preparing to [...]
July 17 2013
Over the last few years, we have improved our services to the point that we have now become the leading building and home inspection service provider in the country.  Our inspectors are scattered all [...]
July 12 2013
For some homeowners, Colorbond roofing is the best roofing material. It is strong and secure – a quality material through and through. It looks great and it offers life-long performance. With 20 colours to [...]
July 9 2013
For a while, Sydney’s housing market was in a slump.  The real estate industry suffered greatly.  Of course, the problem was prevalent all over the country.  Not surprisingly, the estate of real estate in [...]
July 3 2013
A residual current device or RCD is a safety device that is designed to automatically switch off electricity in case of faults.  These switches are significantly sensitive than your normal circuit breakers.  Additionally, they [...]
July 1 2013
Trees are actually excellent for the environment. They take in the carbon dioxide and give out oxygen, so it is actually very healthy to have lots of trees around. If there are a lot [...]
June 10 2013
A street report offers detailed information about the sales history of properties in a specific area. You will find several Australian websites that offer street sales history report. Of course, you can also request [...]
June 5 2013
We all know that buying a house is the most expensive and stressful time that we come across in our life time. Taking advice from the experts is a choice, but seen as a [...]
May 31 2013
You really have to be careful when it comes to roofing insulation even government rebates on insulation. The government wants to help Australians save money and cut their electric power bills. If you are [...]
May 27 2013
When the final settlement is being delayed, this could cause a huge problem. There are a lot of things that you need to sort out when buying a new home and moving into this [...]
May 22 2013
Cooling off period refers to the length of time during which a homebuyer can return the property or cancel the sales contract. The length of this period varies from one state to another. Some [...]
April 23 2013
The contract has been signed.  Your finances are in order.  You know that the settlement date has been scheduled.  You’ve packed up all your stuff and you are just about ready to move into [...]
April 15 2013
As much as you would probably like to stick to your renovation budget, it sometimes blows out.  It can be frustrating.  Perhaps, this happened to you before.  No matter how much you would like [...]
April 12 2013
Are you unhappy with your mortgage’s interest rates?  Are you having difficulty meeting your mortgage payments?  You are not alone.  Many homeowners feel this way.  Many people are always looking for a better deal.  [...]
April 10 2013
It is incredibly tempting to ignore the steep cost of hiring a professional home improvement contractor to do your home maintenance. Fearing that they’d botch up the job, homeowners often resort to hiring contractors [...]
April 8 2013
Even at first glance, the “theme” of your home should be very clear. Are you going for something traditional? Contemporary? Ultra-Modern? You do not have to overboard with your decorations. Subtle is good. You [...]
April 5 2013
If you are thinking of doing some modifications or renovations, you may need to get a council approval.  Unless you are working with an expert, it may be hard to determine on your own [...]
April 3 2013
Do you have a home project that a Bunnings voucher can help you with?  Do you want to do a little Westfield shopping?  Do you want a free Petrol refill?  We can certainly help [...]
April 3 2013
Have you noticed the huge difference the right kind of lighting can do to your home? Imagine what it can do for your bathroom. If you are building a bathroom or thinking of redecorating [...]
March 28 2013
Home renovations may create a huge dent on your wallet, but it can also be extremely rewarding. Unfortunately, before you get the chance to enjoy the rewards, you will have to deal with the [...]
March 26 2013
It's easy to reduce your energy consumption significantly and boost the eco-friendliness of your home. The key to saving energy is proper lighting. However, choosing the right lighting fixture can be confusing for many [...]