A building inspector is a qualified individual with certification and experience in property inspections, including residential, commercial and heritage buildings. Before hiring a property inspector, ensure that they have the relevant expertise and qualifications to suit your particular needs.
A defect report, otherwise known as a building completion report or warranty report, is a written, detailed description of all defects and illegal practices within a new property.
A common problem for Melbourne homes is infestations of insects and pests; specifically termites. Termites, or white ants, can be very destructive to Australian homes, especially along sandy soils and beachside communities.