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The truth about Thermal Image Cameras

What many people do not realise is that on a typical brick veneer house, the external walls do not provide structural support to your house. The brickwork could be removed and your house would...

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Independent Building Inspection Reports
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Are All Building Inspectors And Reports The Same?

Whilst I would like to say that all Building Inspectors always work in the best interests of their clients, unfortunately this is not always the case.  There's a huge benefit to getting an Independent...

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Institute of Building Consultants

Is there an association for building inspectors? There is an association of building inspectors, known as The Institute of Building Consultants, who hold hold regular committee meetings. This group is part of the Queensland Master Builders...

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Beware of Pool Fencing Safety Certificates being issued on unlawful pool fences

You’ve just purchased your new house and all appears to be proceeding smoothly. Your building inspection report did not highlight an array of disastrous issues and the pest inspectors report confirmed that your house...

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Signing contract Pre-purchase checklist and bank finance meeting, Pre-Purchase Building Inspection
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Should The Building and Pest Inspection Clauses Be For 7 Or 14 Days?

When signing a contract, Action Property Inspections recommends you ensure the Building and Pest Inspection clauses are for 14 days, to allow sufficient time for inspection and proper consideration of the report. Allow time to...

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Best Value Building Inspector in Brisbane
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House Inspection by Action Property Inspections

Key Areas A House Inspection Must Include When you employ the services of a building inspection company, it is important you understand exactly what the house inspection will cover. Inspections are designed to be comprehensive...

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Brisbane Property Market
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Should I Trust A Report Supplied By The Vendor?

As a purchaser, you should never trust a building inspection report provided by the vendor or the real estate agent. An inspection report provided by the vendor or real estate agent has been commissioned by,...

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Why it is imperative that you obtain a legitimate building and pest inspection

In this video you will see why it is imperative that you obtain a legitimate building and pest inspection. As the saying goes, you cannot always judge a book by its cover. Here is an example of a fully renovated house looking fabulous to the untrained eye.

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When do I receive the building inspection report?

You will receive your building inspection report the same day as the inspection is conducted.  Property inspections are conducted on the day booked, with the building inspection reports guaranteed to be completed that same...

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