Movement

2809, 2017

Vendor report inaccuracy

September 28th, 2017|Costly "free" building reports, High-set vs 2 storey house, Movement, Non compliant, Understated Inspection Reports, Vendor reports, Vendor Reports Problems|Comments Off on Vendor report inaccuracy

Vendor report inaccuracy. Problems missed or severely understated by a building inspection service acting on behalf of a seller and recommended by the agent.

Problems identified in a recent building inspection carried out in the Oxley area, a Southern suburb of Brisbane, by Peter Weddell, owner/operator of Qld Home Buyers Inspection Service.

This roof is supported off […]

506, 2017

Unit building-movement

June 5th, 2017|Movement, Unit problems|Comments Off on Unit building-movement

Unit building-movement, identified in a recent building inspection carried out in the Windsor area, a Northern suburb of Brisbane, by Peter Weddell, owner/operator of Qld Home Buyers Inspection Service.

The first and second photos showing movement of a brick pier were taken in the same location of this unit building exterior. The first in 2009 and […]

603, 2017

High-set house problems

March 6th, 2017|High-set vs 2 storey house, Movement, Rising Damp|Comments Off on High-set house problems

High-set house problems, identified in a recent building inspection carried out in the Aspley area, a       Northern suburb of Brisbane, by Peter Weddell, owner/operator of Qld Home Buyers Inspection Service.

Undulation of the upper level external walls at the stump level indicating movement.

The prospective purchaser of this house intending using the lower level (sub-floor […]

1807, 2016

Unit building movement

July 18th, 2016|Importance of photos & access, Movement, Unit problems|Comments Off on Unit building movement

Unit building movement, identified in a recent building inspection, carried out by Qld Home Buyers Inspection Service:

Undulation to exterior of the building caused by movement. The chances an inspector identifying this serious problem without looking at the exterior of the building is highly unlikely.

This indicates the importance of access to be gained by the inspector […]

2305, 2016

Dangers of buying over internet

May 23rd, 2016|Bathroom, Beware of buying over internet!, Deck & veranda problems, Importance of photos & access, Leaking causing rot, Movement, Roof Problems, Wiring|Comments Off on Dangers of buying over internet

Dangers of buying over internet. Significant problems identified in a recent building inspection, carried out by Qld Home Buyers Inspection Service:

A recent inspection of a property in the Ipswich area for an interstate buyer that had not seen the property apart from photos posted on the internet. Fortunately the client had the common sense not […]

1210, 2015

Unit movement

October 12th, 2015|Importance of photos & access, Movement, New unit problems, Unit problems|Comments Off on Unit movement

Unit movement, identified in a recent building inspection carried out in the Wavell Heights  area, a Northern suburb of Brisbane, by Peter Weddell, owner/operator of Qld Home Buyers Inspection Service:

Photos of partition fire wall between the units of a relatively newly built complex.
Unit movement. This movement would not have been picked up by anyone not […]