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What You Need to Know About Property Inspections in Moggill

If you’re looking to buy your new dream home in leafy, rural Moggill, you need to secure a pre-purchase building and pest inspection beforehand – this is non-negotiable!  

Property Inspections in Moggill – What You Need to Know!

Moggill is well-established, with stately homes on acreage and small farms making up the majority of homes on offer. Moving there is like making a treechange without the isolation – you’re only 19 kilometres from the CBD! If you’re ready for the feel of a small country town without leaving behind the short commutes and all the modern conveniences, then Moggill is the place for you – but not without that Action Property Inspections pre-purchase inspection! 

Why choose Moggill?

Moggill is a suburb in the west of Brisbane, some 19 kilometres from the city centre. Nearly 5 thousand people call this tranquil, leafy suburb home, with properties consisting of beautiful houses on acreage, some of which have river views, and small remaining farms.  

Moggill offers a peaceful, quiet lifestyle just 25 minutes’ drive from the city, with easy access to the highway and the coast. If you’re after fresh air, lovely parks, and a friendly, small-town atmosphere where you know your neighbours, Moggill is the place for you. It’s a fantastic place for kids, with 21 parks, schools like Moggill State Primary School and Kenmore High School close by, and plenty of room for the kids to have their own horse! This leafy area is also home to a diverse community of native wildlife, with koalas, echidnas, platypus, possums, sugar gliders, and bandicoots all being spotted in Moggill Creek catchment area. Making a treechange never sounded so good! 

One thing though – Moggill is filled with nature just like the rest of West Brisbane, a building inspector is definitely needed to make sure that nature has stayed outside.

The Moggill market

Moggill is a great place for investors, with a capital gain of 14.59% for the past year, higher than the state average. The median price for a house is $650,000 and $450,000 for a unit, with rent averaging $520 per week. Property owners could potentially earn a 4.16% increase in gross rental yield.  

Why it’s vital to secure a pre-purchase property inspection

With the Brisbane River so close to many homes in this suburb, flooding can be a real possibility. A pre-purchase property inspector can inform you of the most likely places to flood, or whether the home you’re looking to buy has suffered flood damage before. They can tell you about any of the other potential issues when it comes to rural properties – fire risk, termites, or any of the problems that can occur when old Queenslanders or other common country-style homes aren’t properly maintained.

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Your gorgeous new home in the forests of west Brisbane might just be a potential money trap. The price tag attached to Moggill homes makes your new property a big investment, and so you need to make sure you choose only the best inspector. At Action Property Inspections, we provide you with all the necessary details to make the right choice for you and your family. Choose Action Property Inspections and discover how to make this knowledge work for you.  


Contact Action Property Inspections and secure an inspection for your Moggill property 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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