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Need A Brisbane Building Inspector? Meet Andrew!

Meet Your Brisbane Building Inspector

There’s no other Brisbane building inspector who commits himself to checking a property like Andrew Mackintosh does. As the Director of Action Property Inspections, you will not find Andrew sitting around in his office giving directions; he is out on the road, supporting his team, and undertaking inspections himself. Property is […]

By |October 17th, 2017|Ask the Inspector|0 Comments

Inspections For Dilapidation – What You Need To Know About An Old Property

Inspections For Dilapidation – What You Need To Know About An Old Or Damaged Property

Sometimes the worst house on the street can be an appealing buy to a new home owner who has dreams of renovating a shamble into something house dreams are made of. But before a purchase is made, it’s important to consider […]

By |October 10th, 2017|Ask the Inspector|0 Comments

Buying A House With Rendering – How Long Does Rendering Last?

Buying A House With Rendering – How Long Does Rendering Last?

Are you looking to buy a house with rendering? It’s such a hot trend with home exteriors right now, and it’s highly sought after on the property market. There’s so much you need to know about house rendering though before you make a final decision.
House […]

By |September 12th, 2017|Ask the Inspector|0 Comments

Should A Plumber Do A Pre-Purchase Building Inspection In Brisbane?

Ask The Inspector: Do I Need A Pre-Purchase Inspection Done By A Plumber And An Electrician?

You’ve bought a house! Now’s the time to organise a termite inspection and building inspection on your Brisbane property before the sale becomes unconditional. You tell your tradie friend about your new property purchase, and they put doubt in your […]

By |August 29th, 2017|Ask the Inspector, blog|0 Comments

Top Five Reasons A Property Fails Building and Pest Inspections

Top Five Reasons A Property Fails Building and Pest Inspections

You’ve found the perfect home to buy. Great! But, first things first. Book in your building and pest inspections ASAP. Why? A home inspection will not only uncover any hidden secrets but will establish whether your prospective new home is structurally safe.

What happens if I don’t […]

By |August 24th, 2017|Ask the Inspector, blog|0 Comments

Queenslander House – What To Consider Before You Buy!

Queenslander-Style Homes – What To Consider Before You Buy!

A Queenslander house is a unique piece of Australian architectural history. Many investors love the relaxed feel of the timber finishes, the old-fashioned charm of the wrap-around verandah, and the colonial colour scheme of the paint. Owning one of these beautiful properties may be your dream – […]

By |August 15th, 2017|Ask the Inspector, blog|0 Comments

Renovation Fails – How to spot them and what to do

Renovation Fails: How to spot them and what to do
Thanks to reality TV’s obsession with renovations, it’s easy to believe anyone can renovate and make over a whole house and have it ready to sell in just a few weeks. Whilst many renovation fails are simply a matter of poor taste, some can be downright […]

By |August 13th, 2017|Ask the Inspector, blog|0 Comments

Ask The Inspector: Your Townhouse Property Inspection

Ask The Inspector: Townhouse Property Inspections

After months of property inspections you have found the perfect townhouse, in the perfect location. It’s a dream come true. Or is it?
You have worked hard and saved your money for that deposit. The last thing you want is to have a mortgage for a property that has major structural […]

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

Buying A property? What’s Covered In Building And Pest Inspections?

What’s Covered In Our Building And Pest Inspections?
The house you’ve fallen in love with on sight can harbour many hidden problems. That’s why building and pest inspections are an absolutely critical step to take BEFORE you purchase a property. Action Property Inspections offers the most comprehensive assessment of your prospective home. Take a look at […]

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

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