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Why You Should Organise a Building Inspection in Tarragindi

Tarragindi is a much loved Brisbane suburb that appeals to families and corporate workers who want the best of both worlds when it comes to suburban lifestyle and city living.  The suburb is situated on the Southside of Brisbane and is cushioned between Mt Gravatt and Holland Park. The area is quite hilly and offers architecturally designed homes or renovated Queenslanders to suit the modern lifestyle of those who wish make the most of the area. If you’re looking to purchase a property in Tarragindi, it’s important to organise a building inspection before your heart settles on a property. While Tarragindi is known to offer houses that are the perfect fixer upper, there are many homes that have been renovated and will require a thorough inspection to ensure you’re not buying a home that may only look cosmetically sound.

What makes Tarragindi different to other Southside suburbs?

What makes Tarragindi appealing to families and workers alike is its affordability. Being that bit far beyond Greenslopes and Coorparoo means the homes can be more affordable to purchase and therefore more money can be spent on renovations. The most common style of home in this area is the three bedroom, one bathroom Queenslander homes on foundations. The land size can be considerable for an inner city suburb which allows for extensions should the family home need to expand.

Why are building inspections necessary in Tarragindi?

Any property that you consider purchasing should have a building inspection to give you peace of mind. For houses in Tarragindi, there will be vital areas your Brisbane Southside building inspector will focus on. For homes that have been renovated, your inspector will check that the installations have been done to Australian Standards. If a property has been built in underneath, their report will advise on the legal height of the ceiling and whether it can be legally rented out or considered as a ‘room’ in the home. For homes on hills and with retaining walls, cracks in foundations or walls will be considered for possible movement in the area. A thorough inspection will give you the information needed so you can make an informed choice on the amount you offer and what you’re willing to fix should the sale become unconditional.

Organise a building and pest inspection in Tarragindi

When you’ve found the house you’d like to purchase in Tarragindi, organise a building and pest inspection to ensure you’re purchasing a home that won’t cause financial headaches in the future. Action Property Inspections are well known for their building inspections in Brisbane.

Contact the Action Property Inspection team
to organise your inspection today.


About Andrew Mackintosh

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.

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