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2811, 2017

Misleading advertising

November 28th, 2017|Bathroom, Illegal structures, Misleading advertising, Movement, Non compliant, Unit problems|Comments Off on Misleading advertising

Misleading advertising of a unit. Problems identified in a recent building inspection in a northern suburb of Brisbane recently carried out by Peter Weddell, owner/operator of Qld Home Buyers Inspection Service.

This unit was advertised as having a self contained compliant unit below it. The seller and agent neglected to mention the following in their advertising.

Ceiling […]

2711, 2017

Queenslander frame Components

November 27th, 2017|Pre-sale report, Queenslander, Queenslander frame Components|Comments Off on Queenslander frame Components

Queenslander frame Components, illustration
This illustration is to help gain a better understanding of how a typical Queenslander was constructed. This method of house construction was unique to Queensland and parts of New South Wales, built in the late 1800’s and early 1900’s. Although simple in its form it was most practically suited to the climate.

With […]

2011, 2017

Pre-sale report

November 20th, 2017|Pre-sale report|Comments Off on Pre-sale report

Pre-sale report, benefits and how it may help increase your chances of a property sale, considerably!
All Building Inspections are carried out personally by Peter Weddell owner/operator of Qld Home Buyers Inspection Service.

You can be assured of receiving a detailed, unbiased report from a trusted person in the industry that many leading Solicitors, Banks […]

1311, 2017

Pre-sale report Case study 3

November 13th, 2017|Flooding, High-set vs 2 storey house, Old building falacies, Pre-sale report, Retaining wall problems, Rising Damp, Roof Problems, Rooms not suitable for habitation, Seepage, Tips for sellers, Unsuitable veranda floor|Comments Off on Pre-sale report Case study 3

Pre-sale report Case study 3, carried by Peter Weddell owner/operator of Qld Home Buyers Inspection Service on a house in Fig Tree Pocket, a south west suburb of Brisbane.

A recent pre-sale building inspection of a two storey brick veneer house in the western suburbs with serious seepage and rising damp problems also movement of retaining […]

611, 2017

Pre-sale report Case study 2

November 6th, 2017|Bathroom leaking, Beware of buying over internet!, Buying at auction problems, Fractured concrete stumps, Leaking causing rot, Pre-sale report, Rip-off, Roof Problems, Sagging ceiling linings, Tips for buyers, Tips for sellers|Comments Off on Pre-sale report Case study 2

Pre-sale report Case study 2, carried out by Peter Weddell owner/operator of Qld Home Buyers Inspection Service in the Coopers Plains area a Southern suburb of Brisbane.

Recently building inspection on a lowset timber house supported by concrete stumps in the eastern suburbs for an interstate owner that wanted to know the true condition of the […]

2310, 2017

Pre-sale report Case study 1

October 23rd, 2017|Beware of buying over internet!, Buying at auction problems, Movement, Old building falacies, Pre-sale report, Rip-off, Roof Problems, Sagging roofs, Stump Movement, Tips for buyers, Tips for sellers|Comments Off on Pre-sale report Case study 1

Pre-sale report Case study 1 of a house in Archerfield, a southern suburb of Brisbane, carried out by Peter Weddell owner/operator of Qld Home buyers Inspection Service.

Recent pre-sale building inspection of a house with concrete external and internal walls supported by concrete beams and piers in the southern suburbs for an interstate owner that had […]