Andrew

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.

I’m buying a home in the Flood Zone in Brisbane

I’m Buying a Home in the Flood Zone in Brisbane

There are a lot of things to consider when purchasing a new, established home. There’s the location, the house design, the price and the outdoor landscape that can make your new house susceptible to natural disasters. It’s important all of these are thought over thoroughly before […]

By |August 10th, 2017|Ask the Inspector, blog|0 Comments

All You Need to Know About Building Inspection Reports!

All You Need to Know About Building Inspection Reports!

Everything you’ve ever wanted to know about building inspection reports is right here in black and white, to make your home buying experience that much easier!
So, you’ve found your dream home – what’s the next step? Before you jump head first into what might be a financial […]

By |August 8th, 2017|Ask the Inspector, blog|0 Comments

Confessions of the Building Inspector

CONFESSIONS OF THE BUILDING INSPECTOR
A building inspector is one of the first occupations to notice a problem with a property before a trade is called out to fix the issue. Building inspectors are trained professionals who know what to look for when inspecting a property for faults and defects. A pre-purchase building inspection will always […]

By |August 8th, 2017|Ask the Inspector, blog|0 Comments

6 Things Home Inspection Companies Wish You Knew

Six Things Home Inspection Companies Wish You Knew

We all wonder what it’d be like to have a magical crystal ball that could let us see into the future. If there were such a thing, home inspection companies like Action Property Inspections would be out of business! But the reality is, crystal balls don’t exist and […]

By |August 8th, 2017|blog, Building Inspection Tips|0 Comments

How NOT To Find The Best Building and Pest Inspector Brisbane

The Worst Advice On Finding The Best Building And Pest Inspector In Brisbane
Great title for an article, right? Who wants bad advice? Unfortunately the internet is full of incorrect information. If you’re trying to find the best building and pest inspector in Brisbane – be very wary of whose advice you take!
We’ve been in the […]

By |August 8th, 2017|Ask the Inspector, blog, Building Inspection Tips|0 Comments

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 |August 8th, 2017|Ask the Inspector, blog|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 |August 8th, 2017|blog|0 Comments

Property Staging – “Buyer Beware” Factors Hidden In A Well Styled Open Home

Guest Post by Melanie Grace, Professional Property Stylist Brisbane

Found a property you can’t resist? Was it the size of the bedrooms and floorplan that won you over, or did clever property staging blindside you into making a bid before you had a chance to really see the home?

Property staging is a smart investment for sellers […]

By |August 4th, 2017|blog|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|Ask the Inspector, blog|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|blog|0 Comments