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Building Inspections For Indooroopilly With Action Property Inspections

Why Building Inspections In Indooroopilly Are Crucial

Who wouldn’t want to live in Indooroopilly? This leafy suburb just 6 km from the centre of Brisbane is a highly desirable postcode and real estate listings close quickly. If you’re looking to buy in Indooroopilly or one of the surrounding suburbs such as Toowong, Chelmer or Graceville, you’ll want to be ready to pounce when your dream home is listed!

But this doesn’t mean building and pest inspections should not be part of the deal. Arrange a building and pest inspection, even for a modern Indooroopilly property, and you’re investing in peace of mind.

So many reasons to buy in Indooroopilly!

Indooroopilly has interesting demographics ranging from students who attend the nearby University of Queensland campus, through to executives and professionals appreciative of inner city convenience.

Around 40% of Indooroopilly residents are fully employed in professional roles and the suburb has a reputation for being affluent. Major arterial roads connect Indooroopilly to the city and the Western Freeway, so getting to and from the suburb is easy. There is ample public transport available to residents with a railway station and major bus interchange centrally located.

Indooroopilly’s Westfield Shopping Centre, recently expanded and refurbished, is one of the city’s largest retail complexes. Three storeys high, the centre is home to major retailers, hundreds of specialty stores and the largest Coyle Megaplex cinema in the western suburbs of Brisbane.

Residents are spoilt for choice when it comes to dining options. A number of eateries and restaurants offer food from all over the world and Indooroopilly café culture is alive and well.

The local state high school has a very good reputation for academic excellence and there are a number of highly regarded primary schools – public and private – in the area. Those living here consider close proximity to the University of Queensland St Lucia campus a bonus.

When you’re looking at property in Indooroopilly it really is a case of location, location, location!  Is Indooroopilly high on your list, but at the top of your price range?  Check out some other local burbs!


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Typical Indooroopilly housing styles

As a well established urban area, housing styles in Indooroopilly vary widely. There are many beautifully restored colonial homes along the river, renovated post war timber homes and high end unit blocks. In this environment, a building inspector will be looking at aspects like council approvals for any renovation work done, flood damage and flood mitigation, and pest management, especially in apartment blocks or timber homes.

The trend in the suburb is towards higher density and smaller blocks and town houses are becoming increasingly popular. The average house price in Indooroopilly is $590,000 and typically a new listing lasts only 88 days on the market until sold. If you’re looking at a unit or townhouse in the area, you can expect to pay an average price of $426,000 and these properties tend to sell more quickly.

Ask Andrew:  Our Building Inspector’s top tips for Indooroopilly

Indooroopilly is a very high demand, high ticket location to buy.  This can mean inflated purchase prices.  Don’t make a bad investment just for the post code.  Get the maximum return on your purchase by getting Brisbane’s most comprehensive pre-purchase inspection done with us.  We’ve been doing building inspections Brisbane wide for quarter of a century.  We can spot the problems other inspectors may miss. Our West Brisbane building inspector looks for everything, including issues related to floods, heritage properties and trees. If we do find something not quite right about your Indooroopilly property, we arm you with a comprehensive inspection report that can help you get the seller back to the negotiation table – and reduce your purchase price.

Click here to see how we saved one buyer $45,000!

Arranging building and pest inspections in Indooroopilly

Desirable location and high property turn over means buying in Indooroopilly requires quick action. After signing the contract, you’ll most likely have 14 days for a professional building inspector to give the all clear on your Indooroopilly dream home. There won’t be a moment to waste, so talk with a local building inspector now to be in the position to jump!

Looking for more properties in the area? Have you considered Brookfield?

Building inspections give you peace of mind when investing in Indooroopilly. Contact Action Property Inspections 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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