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Hidden roof leaks for home buyers

With all the rainy weather we’ve been having, you may be put off from doing your usual house-hunting; however adverse weather is exactly the right time you should be inspecting.  The best light isn’t always good when you’re buying real estate. No matter how deep you’ve fallen in love with a house or apartment, you will want to know its flaws and damages; and, just like bad weather brings out the worst in people, bad weather can do the same for real estate. Continue reading Hidden roof leaks for home buyers

Do I really need a building inspection?

Every property has lots of issues which you need to know about when you are planning to purchase a house or a unit, be it  new or existing.

A common question many prospective buyers ask is  “Do I really need  a building inspection?”

Some financial institutions and most Solicitors/Conveyancers require you to have a Pest Inspection and Building Report carried out on the home you are interested in purchasing. This will give you an indication of any pest issues or structural defects. Continue reading Do I really need a building inspection?