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Building and pest Inspections are important

Purchasing an investment property in Melbourne can be a stressful experience or a fantastic one, which is why it’s vital to get a building and pest inspection. The difference between pre-purchase inspection and pest inspections is the advice you earn along the way. Our company has extensive experience in building and pest inspections in Australia, including monitoring termite activity and providing a fully comprehensive report.

How Much Is a Building and Pest Inspection in Melbourne?

A building inspector typically charges around $199 for a small one-bedroom home with some amenities. These building inspectors make sure the area is clear of termite damage and offer a detailed report of any faults to the home structure.

Large two-bedroom homes cost between $200 to $400 for a thorough inspection by experienced inspectors. You receive detailed service and quality reports through the assessment, which can help you determine if the property is a worthwhile investment. Three-bedroom property inspections can cost anywhere from $400 to $699 for the whole process. The building inspection process can be tedious, but luckily, our pest inspectors are meticulous when performing an assessment.

What Is Included in a Building Inspection Report?

Performing pre-purchased pest inspections in Australia gives potential buyers a visual appraisal of the property to highlight areas of concern. Please be aware that building inspections do not cover future issues or major safety hazards on a pre-purchase building. These pre-purchase inspections and regulated under Australian standards and can be performed within a single business day. All real estate agents are handled under professional indemnity and are provided with same-day service to identify areas of concern.

You can expect to receive great customer service from our pest inspections Brisbane branch or anywhere else you are on the Gold Coast. Our work is covered by professional indemnity insurance to give you peace of mind when assessing your home. Once you have a detailed building report or pest report, you can make an informed decision on whether to pay the purchase price or not. We can also provide you with a sample report to help prove exactly what major defects need to be corrected.

Why It’s Imperative to Get Multiple Stage Inspections before a Purchase?

A quality building or a licensed building requires detailed reports on the roof exterior and minor defects, which can minimize the home’s value. Entry points are inspected for a termite attack or another timber pest hindering the entering and exiting of the house. Inspection time can take anywhere from a few hours up to 24 hours, depending on the robust presence of the pests. Surrounding areas could also affect the thermal imaging camera or a moisture meter, so inspectors need to be aware of external factors before coming to view the home.

The pest inspector can provide you with a complete pest inspection report and recommend a pest control service to help you with the problem. The Australian standard for a pre-sale building is set at a federal level and must be adhered to. You are going to be happy to know that our qualified builder is insured for public liability and can provide a verbal report before you sign the purchase contract.


Whether the property you want to purchase has roof voids, is a combined building, or requires a thermal sensor to perform timber pest inspections, our company has you covered, contact us for a free assessment

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