About Andrew

Andrew Mackintosh has been answering home inspection questions in the greater Brisbane area since 1995. He has personally carried out over 20,000 building inspections and is a licensed builder and licensed building inspector, Member of Queensland Master Builders Association & Institute of Building Consultants. Being the business owner and the inspector, Andrew is passionate about providing clients with excellent customer service, value for money, honest, unbiased, thorough inspection and reporting in a professional and timely manner to allow clients to make informed decisions when purchasing property.

Why Delaying Your Pre-purchase Inspection Is SO Risky

Why Delaying Your Pre-Purchase Inspection Is SO Risky
Excited about the impending purchase of your new home? Don’t let failing to arrange a pre-purchase inspection spoil everything! Delaying your home inspection is a risk you don’t need to take. Here’s why!

Arrange a pre-purchase inspection as soon as possible
Buying a new house is like living in a […]

By |April 17th, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Buying to Renovate? Here’s Our Take On Brisbane’s TOP Growth Suburbs

Buying To Renovate? Here’s Our Take On Buying In Brisbane’s TOP Growth Suburbs

Buying to renovate is big business in Brisbane with everyone from property developers to your average Joe keen to have a piece of the property pie.
According to a late 2016 property report from researcher CoreLogic, it appears all eyes are on Brisbane’s top […]

By |April 6th, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Brisbane Building And Pest Inspector Reviews – Your Questions Answered!

Seeking a Good Building And Pest Inspector in Brisbane? Here Are Our Answers to All the Top Review Questions.

Buying property is likely to be one of the biggest purchases you’ll make in life, so you want to be sure your new home is not a dud. There are likely to be obvious repairs or signs […]

By |March 27th, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Difference Between A Vendor Report And A Building Inspector Report?

Difference Between A Vendor Report And A Building Inspector Report
You’ve got your heart set on a property. It ticks all the right boxes when it comes to location and features. Best of all, it also comes with a bonus, ready-made vendor report. Surely that means you can keep the money you were about to spend […]

By |March 21st, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

2017 Guide to Building Inspections in West Brisbane. Must Read For Buyers!

The 2017 Guide To Building Inspections In West Brisbane

The prediction for 2017’s property market in Brisbane’s west is for solid growth in housing. Apartments aren’t expected to experience the same rise due to below average growth in the population and the massive multi-dwelling building boom which has oversaturated the market. Want to know more before […]

By |March 7th, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Landslip, Tidal Inundation and Filled Ground – Have You Checked With Council?

Landslip, Tidal Inundation And Filled Ground – Have You Checked With Council?
Believe it or not, there’s a lot more to buying a property than making sure everything’s ok on your side of the fence. Sure, it’s crucial to get all your ducks in a row when it comes to finance, building and pest inspections. But […]

By |February 27th, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Apparent Concealment Of Possible Defects with Action Property Inspections

Apparent Concealment Of Possible Defects – A HUGE RED Light on your Inspection Report

When you are planning to sell your home, it’s tempting to apply a fresh coat of paint to hide a crack in the wall, hire in a designer to strategically position stylish furniture or plant pots of colourful flowers around the garden […]

By |February 21st, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

What Are Your Options When Your Building Inspector is Unable to Inspect?

What Are Your Options When Your Building Inspector Is Unable To Inspect?

What happens when your building inspector is unable to inspect a property you’re interested in buying? This may occur because areas of the house are unsafe, or because stored items are restricting visibility to all the home’s nooks and crannies. Knowing your rights and […]

By |February 13th, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Building And Pest Inspections – Essential For Brisbane West!

Why Building And Pest Inspections Are Essential In Brisbane West

The things that make living in Brisbane’s western suburbs so appealing can often be the same things that cause challenges for new home owners. Character homes and proximity to bushland or river frontage are highly desirable, but can also lead to flooding, pests and drainage problems!
Whether […]

By |February 6th, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Property Inspections – What To Look For In Kitchens And Bathrooms


Pre-purchase property inspections should never be considered an ‘optional extra’ when acquiring a new property. Many property inspections have prevented a buyer from making a huge financial mistake by investing in a house riddled with defects.
Once a defect is found on a property, the owners […]

By |January 30th, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments