Brisbane East is a well-established area that extends south of the Brisbane River from the east of Brisbane City to Moreton Bay and the border of Redlands. Over the 5 years from 2011 t0 2016 there was low population growth in Brisbane East, with only 11,256 new residents (6.6%) bringing the population to approximately 180,000. Coorparoo is the fastest growing suburb with 1,338 new residents in the 5 year period. Much of this growth is from new unit developments. Coorparoo has the highest density of units with 47% of all dwellings being units. Gumdale (1,168), Morningside (1,082) and Cannon Hill (1,026) are the only other suburbs where population increased by more than 1,000. The top 5 most populated suburbs are Coorparoo, Carindale, Wynnum, Wynnum West and Manly West. Brisbane East real estate is predominantly houses 92,158 (91.6% of all dwellings) with only 8,479 units for those looking for more affordable housing options in this great location.
If you’re interested in purchasing a home in Brisbane East, or in surrounding areas, it is imperative before finalising any purchase you undertake a building and pest inspection to ensure your home is free of hazards, defects and importantly, termites. It is important to note that from the outside your desired property may look like it is in great condition, but it may not be the case. One of the best things you can do when purchasing a home is to get a comprehensive pre-purchase Building and Pest Inspection to carefully check the property.
Every year almost 180,000 Australian homes are affected by termite damage and as a result, the annual cost of termite damage repairs amounts to over a billion dollars. If we record significant damage to the property to intend to buy, you may consider withdrawing from the contract or, negotiating a price that is fairer based on our findings. Our team at Building and Pest Inspection Brisbane East have assisted both new home buyers and experienced home buyers from ending up with properties that were overvalued or damaged due to termites and hazards.
Our detailed building and pest reports provide you with a checklist of maintenance items and trades required for repairs and can be useful for negotiations. Our team at Building and Pest Inspection Brisbane East have saved thousands of home buyers from paying full price for properties based on the findings in our building and pest report. When choosing a building and pest inspector, it is crucial you choose an experienced QBCC registered builder and check their sample report, so you know what to expect. Some of our competitors provide 4-page reports without photos that do not classify defects as major or minor. Buying a property regardless of if it is your first home or your tenth, is a huge financial investment that you must never cut corners with. Investing in a reputable building and pest inspector will make you feel secure, when finalising your property purchase.
We promise to take all due care and represent your interests. That’s why so many property professionals choose and recommend our services including Buyer’s Agents, Mortgage Brokers and Conveyancers. Our team at Building and Pest Inspection Brisbane East undertake building inspections in accordance to Australian standards 4349.1 and beyond. All our builders are experienced and fully insured and we go above and beyond our report, by calling you after the inspection to discuss findings. Our team here at Building and Pest Inspection Brisbane East inspect all accessible areas of both the interior and exterior of the property. These will include the bathrooms, laundry, kitchen, wet areas, yard, masonry walls, subfloor, roof void and roof exteriors plus electrical and plumbing checks that we can do by law.
With over 10 years of experience, knowledge and state-of-the-art tools, we will carefully check for moisture problems inside the wall cavities, around doors, windows, ceilings, bathrooms, kitchen and laundry. The root cause of more than 80% of money spent maintaining properties relates to moisture problems. This includes termite damage repairs as termites are highly attracted to moist timber.
Major defects we find generally fall into three main categories:
For pest inspections, our team will do a full visual inspection to Australian standards 4349.3, equipped with the latest Termite Detection Technology. After we have done a comprehensive inspection of the building, we will then benchmark the defects found against other properties that are similar.
We understand the cooling period for contracts of property sale in Queensland is only 7 days, which is why we will perform the building and pest inspection within a 7-day time period. From there, you will receive a comprehensive report within 24 hours, presented in an easy to read format with detailed images of your house.
How to book in with us and what to expect:
Step 1: To book we need your name, mobile, email, inspection address, agent name and number. We will also contact the agent to arrange access to the property. Book now
Step 2: We do a visual building and pest inspection of all accessible areas to Australian Standards.
Step 3: The inspector will call you to explain the key findings.
Step 4: Our comprehensive report is emailed to you within 24 hours.
Step 5: If you have any questions after reading the full report, please contact your inspector, who will be happy to assist you.
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