Movement

1 01, 2020

Unit movement

2020-01-21T06:34:07+10:00January 1st, 2020|Cover-ups!, Movement|Comments Off on Unit movement

Unit movement, in the Bulimba area, a eastern suburb of Brisbane by Peter Weddell, owner/operator of  Qld Home Buyers Inspection Service Movement to rear external brick wall of a unit block. Other inspectors don't look at the exterior of the building or common property, even where it is easily accessible, this can prove to be [...]

1 01, 2020

Dangers of buying over the internet

2020-01-24T15:54:49+10:00January 1st, 2020|Dangerous electrical wiring, Dangers of buying property over the internet!, Deck & veranda problems, Electrical faults, Movement|Comments Off on Dangers of buying over the internet

Dangers of buying over the internet. Extensive and significant problems identified in a building inspection, carried out by Peter Weddell, owner/operator of Qld Home Buyers Inspection Service. 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 [...]

1 11, 2019

Misleading advertising

2020-01-21T07:20:53+10:00November 1st, 2019|Bathroom problems, Illegal structures, Movement, Unit problems|Comments Off on Misleading advertising

Misleading advertising, in the Albany Creek area a northern suburb of Brisbane by Peter Weddell, owner/operator of Qld Home Buyers Inspection Service. Non-compliant area: This unit was advertised as having a self contained unit below it. The seller and agent failed to mention the following in their advertising. Ceiling height was under the Code requirement [...]

1 11, 2019

Footing problem

2020-01-18T08:59:33+10:00November 1st, 2019|Movement|Comments Off on Footing problem

Footing problem, in the Yeronga area, a western suburb of Brisbane by Peter Weddell owner/operator of Qld Home Buyers Inspection Service. Poor construction: Here are photos of what an unprofessional construction looks like. Since the building was constructed the soil has eroded away exposing the lack of proper support below the footings and slab edge, [...]

1 11, 2019

Pre-sale building inspections Case study 1

2020-01-24T17:09:19+10:00November 1st, 2019|Buying at auction problems, Dangers of buying property over the internet!, Movement, Old building falacies, Pre-sale building inspections, Sagging roofs, Stump Movement, Tips for buyers, Tips for sellers|Comments Off on Pre-sale building inspections Case study 1

Pre-sale building inspections Case study 1 in Archerfield, a southern suburb of Brisbane. by Peter Weddell owner/operator of Qld Home buyers Inspection Service. Pre-sale building inspection of a house with concrete external and internal walls supported by concrete beams and piers for an interstate owner that had purchased this rental property in 2013, without a [...]

30 10, 2019

Vendor report inaccuracy

2020-01-21T07:24:07+10:00October 30th, 2019|Costly "free" seller-vendor inspection reports, High-set vs 2 storey house, Movement, Understated Inspection Reports|Comments Off on Vendor report inaccuracy

Vendor report inaccuracy. Inspection in the Oxley area, a Southern suburb of Brisbane Identified by Peter Weddell, owner/operator of Qld Home Buyers Inspection Service. Problems missed or severely understated by a building inspection service acting on behalf of a seller and recommended by the agent. Considerable sagging to roof and ceiling: This roof was supported [...]

30 10, 2019

High-set house problems

2019-12-30T17:53:50+10:00October 30th, 2019|High-set vs 2 storey house, Movement, Rising Damp|Comments Off on High-set house problems

High-set house problems, identified in a 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 brick walls indicating footing movement. The prospective purchaser of this house intending using the lower level (sub-floor area) as a [...]

30 10, 2019

Unit building movement

2020-01-21T07:10:53+10:00October 30th, 2019|Movement, Unit problems|Comments Off on Unit building movement

Unit building movement, in the Hamilton area, a North East suburb of Brisbane, carried out by Peter Weddell, owner/operator of Qld Home Buyers Inspection Service. Undulation to exterior of this unit building caused by movement. The chances an inspector identifying this serious problem without looking at the exterior of the building is highly unlikely. These [...]

30 10, 2019

Unit building-movement

2020-01-18T13:06:56+10:00October 30th, 2019|Movement, Unit problems|Comments Off on Unit building-movement

Unit building-movement, in the Windsor area, a Northern suburb of Brisbane, by Peter Weddell, owner/operator of Qld Home Buyers Inspection Service. Movement of this brick pier was taken in the same location on separate occasions. The first in 2009 and the second in 2017. This is strong evidence that it has not stopped moving. The only [...]

30 10, 2019

Unit movement

2020-01-21T07:17:15+10:00October 30th, 2019|Movement, New unit problems, Unit problems|Comments Off on Unit movement

Unit movement, in the Wavell Heights area, a Northern suburb of Brisbane. identified in a building inspection carried out by Peter Weddell, owner/operator of Qld Home Buyers Inspection Service. Considerable movement of block walls between units of a relatively newly built complex. Unit movement. The gap could not be observed from the roof access hole [...]