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Pre-Purchase Building Inspections

All our Pre Purchase building Inspection Reports are written in plain English, and follow an easy to understand format. We will walk you through the important items in the pre-purchase building report and highlight any major defects and safety concerns. All Pre-purchase building reports exceed the requirements of the Australian Standards 4349.0, AS 4349.1 AS 4349.3 and AS 3660.2.

From our essential Structural inspection, through to our Structural Premium inspection, we have three levels of pre-purchase building inspection that will provide you the clarity you are seeking, on any type of home, in any condition.

A pre-purchase building inspection from Home Integrity will give you the confidence you are seeking, by making an informed decision. All pre-purchase building inspections are thorough, accurate and reporting exceeds the requirements of the Australian Standards 4349.0, AS 4349.1 AS 4349.3 and AS 3660.2.

A Pre-Purchase Building Inspection agreement as per Australian Standard 4349.1 will be sent to you prior to the inspection. The report(s) will be emailed to you shortly after the inspection and the inspector will call to discuss the inspection findings with you.

If there is a specific area or item you would like inspected and reported on, these can be added to one of the pre-purchase structural and/or the structural plus inspection reports. Additional fees may apply.

To discuss alternative arrangements please phone (08) 8375 8130.

Pre-Purchase Inspection

Structural

Complies with Australian Standard 4349.1 Residential Pre-Purchase Building Inspections and satisfies the REIWA Major Structural Defects annexure. Identifies Major Structural Defects to the Structural Elements of the home. i.e., footings, floor, load-bearing walls, roof/ceiling frame and retaining walls associated with the main residential building. Excludes non-structural elements e.g. Roof Exterior.

Major Structural Defects for the seller to action are highlighted on the summary page of the report.
The number and location of RCD’s and smoke alarms are also recorded in the report.

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Pre-Purchase Inspection

Structural PLUS

Complies with Australian Standard 4349.1 Residential Pre-Purchase Building Inspections and exceeds the requirements of the REIWA Major Structural Defects annexure. Identifies Major Structural Defects to the Structural Elements of the home. i.e., footings, floor, load-bearing walls, roof/ceiling frame and retaining walls associated with the main residential building.

Major Structural Defects for the seller to action are highlighted on the summary page of the report.

The number and location of RCD’s and smoke alarms are also recorded in the report.

For your information, the report also includes some important non-structural elements like the roof exterior and stormwater drainage. Plus, using specialized testing equipment we will inspect interior walls adjacent shower recesses for high moisture content. Water ingress issues can be significant, and these additional checks provide increased peace of mind to our clients. 

This is our most popular inspection.

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Pre-Purchase Inspection

Structural PREMIUM

Most comprehensive. Includes two “stand alone” reports.

The first report complies with Australian Standard 4349.1 Residential Pre-Purchase Building Inspections and exceeds the requirements of the REIWA Major Structural Defects annexure. Identifies Major Structural Defects to the Structural Elements of the home. i.e., footings, floor, load-bearing walls, roof/ceiling frame and retaining walls associated with the main residential building.

Major Structural Defects for the seller to action are highlighted on the summary page of the report.

The number and location of RCD’s and smoke alarms are also recorded in the report.

For your information, the report also includes an inspection of an extensive list of non-structural building elements to the residential building and around the property. Including the roof exterior and stormwater drainage. Plus, using specialized testing equipment we will inspect interior walls adjacent shower recesses for high moisture content. Water ingress issues can be significant, and these additional checks provide increased peace of mind to our clients. Included but not limited to, internal cabinets, doors & windows, tiling, all retaining walls, paths, fences, and other structures on the site are also inspected.

The second report complies with Australian Standard 4349.0 Inspection of Buildings and satisfies the requirement of the REIWA Gas and Electrical or “Good Working Order” annexure.

Major defects to Electrical, Plumbing and Gas fixtures and fittings, are recorded in this report.

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Pre-Purchase Inspection

Termite / Timber Pest

Termites, Borers, Wood Decay Fungi and Conducive Conditions are exactly what our team of qualified inspectors are experienced to inspect and report on. Reporting exceeds the requirements of the Australian Standards 4349.3 and Australian Standard 3660.2.

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Good Working Order Inspection

Electrical, Plumbing & Gas

This inspection can be completed with your Structural or Structural Plus inspection. In an average house there can be over 100 electrical, plumbing and gas items to check are in “Good Working Order”. Complies with Australian Standard 4349.0.

Swimming Pools & Saftey Barriers

Trust your pool inspection to an experienced pool builder not the local pool cleaning shop. Our specialized swimming pool / spa inspection covers the pool, pool equipment including heating and inspection of the safety barriers keeping your family safe.

Retrospective Approvals

Initial inspection and report

Having all structures on a property approved by the local Council / Shire can greatly increase the value of a home. Home Integrity will carry out a full site investigation for structural adequacy and compliance to planning and building codes. This inspection is carried out by a registered builder, who understands the retrospective approval system, and is experienced in having approvals granted fast. Reporting exceeds the requirements of the Australian Standard 4349.0.

Pre-Settlement Inspection

Electrical, Plumbing & Gas

This inspection is generally completed 5 to 7 days prior to settlement. In an average house there can be over 100 electrical, plumbing and gas items to check are in “Good Working Order”. Complies with Australian Standard 4349.0.

Owner Builder Warranty Insurance Building Reports

For owner builders seeking to obtain Home Indemnity Insurance, a valid Building Defects Report must be carried out by a building inspector. The insurer will also require the Building Inspector to carry valid Professional Indemnity insurance. Reporting satisfies the insurer’s requirements and the Australian Standard 4349.0.

Apartment Inspection

A complete and comprehensive inspection designed specifically for new and existing Apartments.
Includes all “unit entitlement” areas. I.E. Parking bay(s) and store. The average apartment there can be over 100 electrical, plumbing and gas items to check are in “Good Working Order”. Exceeds the requirements of Australian Standard AS 4349.1 and the REIWA Structural Building Condition Annexure.

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