Top 10 Reasons Why You Need a Property Inspection

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Ever wondered why you absolutely MUST get a Property Inspection when looking at buying a new home? Well – Here are the top 10 reasons:

Property InspectionWhen buying a home, it provides you with an ‘out’

A Resicert Property Inspection reveals all the critical information on the condition of a home and all of its systems. It provides all the information you need about the costs, maintenance and repairs that are needed in the home, both immediately and further down the track. In case the building inspection findings are not pleasing, you can even back out of the contract. This could save you a ton of money.

Ensure the Safety of Your Family
A property inspection will determine the safety of your home. We uncover issues that would affect the health and safety of your family. Some of these problems include dangerous structural defects, presence of asbestos and severe timber pest infestation.

Uncover illegal additions or modifications to your home!
Unless you are an experienced builder, it is highly unlikely that you will be able to detect illegal alterations or additions to your home. These constructions may have an adverse effect on your permit applications, insurance or taxes. You end up with something that is not adding value to your home. Our inspectors will let you know if your constructions adhere to building standards. This will give you the chance to rectify these issues before they cost you a lot of money in the long run.

Protect your family from defects!
A property inspection will determine the real condition of your home. Our report will show if there are any damages or structural defects that you need to know. This helps you avoid nasty surprises after purchase and protect your family from possible harm caused by these defects.

Negotiation Leverage
You can use your building inspection report as your negotiation leverage. You can demand that certain repairs be made prior to the settlement. You can use it to demand for a much lower price. You can work with your realtor, so you can draft a good deal and your realtor canhelp you negotiate it properly.

Predict Future Costs Accurately
An excellent building inspection like we offer can help you correctly determine the installation age of major home systems like your air conditioning, plumbing, heating, water systems, electrical systems and so forth. This will help you diagnose the existing condition of your home. Eventually, these systems will need to be replaced. Our building inspection will help you create a proper budget for that. You will also know the insurance you need to consider for your home.

Discover the Deal Breakers
Resicert’s inspection report gives you an advantage. Our report will help you determine the amount of money you will need to spend on repairs. In the event that you are not willing to spend that much money, you can bring the transaction into a halt before you get in too deep.

Protect Your Investment
Property and pest inspections are important mostly as a way to protect your investment. Houses do not come cheap. So, you have to make sure that you keep your home in good shape. A building inspection will help you uncover issues and defects before they become worse. Make sure that you get a good buck for your home if you choose to sell it in the future.

Uncover the Bigger Picture
Our property inspection will help you understand the nuances or real impact of your investment. Most people fall in love with homes based on their external appearance, not knowing the bigger issues that may be hidden by all the pretty strappings. They end up disappointed and frustrated. With a good inspection service, you will really know what you are getting into when you buy a home or make an investment.

If you want to insure your home, you need to book a property inspection.  Many insurance companies won’t insure a home with a lot of defects or issues.  With a good property inspection, you can identify these issues, fix them and secure a good insurance policy for your home.


November 15 2013 - 01:42 PM