Property inspections


Property inspections

What is a Property Inspection?


A Property Inspection is a Detailed and Systematic Visual Inspection of the Property, its Structures, Design and Fixtures that will provide a Transparent


The Client receives a report" outlining in detail a visual with specific attention paid to areas of Concern.


 Why do I need a Property Inspection?


The purchase of a home is probably the largest single investment you will ever make. It is advisable to make an intelligent decision

 based on all the facts before you buy, in doing so you can avoid costly repairs and/or disputes during the transfer process. After the inspection, you will have a much

clearer understanding of the property you are about to purchase,  and will be able to make a confident buying decision.




If you are a home owner, a property inspection can identify problems early on and recommend preventative measures which might avoid costly

 future repairs.



What will it cost?


The inspection fee for a typical home varies depending upon the size and age of the property.



Can't I do it myself?


Most buyers find it very difficult to remain completely objective and  unemotional about the house they really want, and this may affect

their judgement. For the most accurate picture, it is best to obtain an impartial third-party opinion by an expert in the field of property




What if the report reveals problems?


No house is perfect. If the inspector finds problems, it doesn't necessarily  mean you shouldn't buy the house, only that you will know in advance what

 to expect. A seller may be flexible with the purchase price or contract terms if major problems are found. If your budget is very tight, or if


you don't wish to become involved in future repair work, this information  will be extremely important to you.

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Written by Louwrens Koen Sunday, 12 February 2017 Posted in Property Law and Conveyancing , Offer to Purchase / Deed of Sale Explained