Are you considering purchasing a property in Townsville?

Before you sign on the dotted line, it’s essential to ensure that the property is sound and free from any hidden issues that may cost you dearly in the future.

We specialise in conducting comprehensive building and pest inspections that provide you with the insights you need before committing to buy a property.

Our team of highly skilled and licensed inspectors follows a rigorous process to evaluate every aspect of the property and send you a report within 48 hours.

Have questions? Call today on (07) 4723 2770  or book online below.

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Why Pre-Purchase Property Inspections Are Important

A pre-purchase property inspection is a thorough assessment conducted by a qualified inspector before buying a property. It aims to identify any existing or potential issues, such as structural defects, plumbing or electrical problems, or pest infestations.

This inspection helps buyers make informed decisions, negotiate repairs or price adjustments, and avoid costly surprises after purchasing the property. It provides valuable insights into the property’s condition, ensuring a confident and well-informed real estate investment.

Should you wish to go ahead with the property purchase after the inspection, with all the information on hand you may be able to negotiate a lower price. With a comprehensive report available, it is more likely the owner is willing to alter the final price of the property, especially if there are minor defects or structural issues uncovered in the report.

By booking a pre-purchase building inspection before purchasing your new home, you can also gather helpful information on what needs to be done to bring the house up to scratch. This way, you can start getting quotes from relevant tradespeople and create a comprehensive budget for repairs before you sign the contract.

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What to Expect from Our Building Inspection

Our experienced, fully licensed inspectors will thoroughly inspect all accessible areas of the property, including:

  • Interior of the building
  • The exterior of the building
  • Roof space
  • Under-floor space
  • Roof exterior (subject to health and safety regulations)
  • Garage, carport, and garden shed
  • Separate laundry or toilet
  • Small retaining walls (i.e., non-structural)
  • Steps, fencing, paths, and driveways

Our inspectors recommend that you attend the inspection so that they can show you any areas of concern and answer any questions you may have. However, if this is not possible, we are available to answer your queries by phone or email.

A Timber Pest Inspection: Protecting Your Investment

The timber pest inspection is a visual inspection of the accessible areas of the property to detect evidence of active termites and/or termite damage. In addition to this, the inspector will also identify conditions that are conducive to termite attack, and whether or not a current termite management system is in place.

Also read: How to Termite-Proof Your Home

Your inspector will check the interior and exterior of the property, including accessible roof cavities, roof void, and sub-floor areas. The findings of the inspection will then be noted in your pest report which will be issued via email the following morning, including any recommendations for suitable termite treatments. The property inspection is carried out in accordance with the Australian Standard 4349.3.

We’re Local Inspectors & We Know Townsville

Twin Cities Building & Pest Inspections (TCBPI) is a locally owned and established company that has been servicing Townsville and surrounding areas since 2004.

We provide unbiased & comprehensive pre-purchase building and pest inspections for Townsville and surrounding areas.

Our licensed and fully qualified inspectors will work for you and provide detailed property reports for:

Being committed to building and pest inspections, we endeavour to provide exceptional services to all of our customers, from first-home buyers to property owners and investors.

If you are considering buying a new house, we can help you to reduce risk by giving an expert opinion from our qualified building and pest inspectors.

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Complete Building & Pest Inspection Reports Delivered Within 48 Hours

Our reports are thorough and straightforward, with expert advice from our licensed inspectors. All of our reports are delivered to you within 48 hours.

We carry out all building and pest inspections in accordance with Australian Standards 4349.3 & 4349.1.

Frequently Asked Questions

Our team of seasoned, fully licensed inspectors conducts a comprehensive examination of all accessible areas within the property. This includes but is not limited to:

  1. The interior of the building
  2. The exterior of the building
  3. Roof space
  4. Under-floor space
  5. Roof exterior (where safety regulations permit)
  6. Garage, carport, and garden shed
  7. Separate laundry or toilet
  8. Small retaining walls (non-structural)
  9. Steps, fencing, paths, and driveways

Our aim is to provide a thorough assessment of the property’s condition to ensure you have a clear understanding of its overall state before your purchase

A pre-purchase building and pest inspection typically lasts between 1 to 2 hours. The exact duration may vary based on factors such as the property’s size and the accessibility of all areas to our inspector.

Absolutely! We highly recommend your presence during the inspection. This will enable the inspector to walk you through any areas of concern, engage in discussions, and address any questions you may have about the property.

Your active involvement ensures a better understanding of the inspection findings and the property’s condition.

Building and pest inspections are essential because they provide a thorough evaluation of a property’s condition. They help uncover hidden issues, structural problems, or pest infestations that may not be immediately visible.

By identifying these issues early, you can make informed decisions and potentially negotiate repairs or price adjustments with the seller. This proactive approach can save you significant money in the long run by avoiding costly surprises.

Following the inspection, you will receive a comprehensive property condition report within 24-48 hours. This detailed document encompasses the inspection findings.

Should you have any questions regarding the report, please don’t hesitate to contact our friendly team.

Need more information or want to make a booking?

Call us now on (07) 4723 2770 or send us a message.