Movement

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]