Disclosure importance

112, 2017

Non-habitable sub-floor

December 1st, 2017|Disclosure importance, Heritage listed building, Non compliant, Rising Damp, Rooms not suitable for habitation, Seepage, Stump Movement, Sub-floor structure components|Comments Off on Non-habitable sub-floor

Non-habitable sub-floor, identified in a recent building inspection carried out by Peter Weddell owner/operator of Qld Home Buyers Inspection Service in Kelvin Grove an inner city suburb of Brisbane

The prospective buyer of this property was under the impression he could rent out the non-habitable sub-floor area of this heritage listed house to help pay off the […]

509, 2016

Illegal structure consequences

September 5th, 2016|Dangerous structures, Disclosure importance, Illegal structures|Comments Off on Illegal structure consequences

Illegal structure consequences, identified in a recent building inspection carried out in the Eatons Hills area, a Northern suburb of Brisbane, by Peter Weddell, owner/operator of Qld Home Buyers Inspection Service:

Illegal structure consequences can affect you when considering reselling, do not forget this very important point!
This poorly built patio roof structure requires extensive rectification, so […]

2103, 2016

Termite damage disclosure

March 21st, 2016|Disclosure importance, Termites, Tips for sellers|Comments Off on Termite damage disclosure

Termite damage disclosure was an important factor in helping the sale of this property go through smoothly, in a recent building inspection carried out by Qld Home Buyers Inspection Service:

Affected timber removed showing significance of damage to supporting lintel above an opening of this relatively new house.

More damage to section of the lintel above the […]

702, 2016

Tips for sellers on contract breakers

February 7th, 2016|Disclosure importance|Comments Off on Tips for sellers on contract breakers

Tips for sellers on contract breakers. Having been in the building inspection industry since 1978, the biggest contract breaker I have found is the seller (and sometimes the Agent) not disclosing major problems (with the property or building) they were aware of with a prospective purchaser, then criticising the inspector for doing their job when the […]

510, 2015

Roof termite damage disclosure

October 5th, 2015|Disclosure importance|0 Comments

Roof termite damage disclosure. Suggestions by Qld Home Buyers Inspection Service:

The importance of sellers and agents being upfront with prospective buyers.

Termite damage to roof structure of a house on the Gold Coast (not disclosed to the buyer)!  

Insulation fitted to the roof interior mainly to cover extensive termite damage to the roof structure. The owner […]