Illegal structures

2 07, 2021

Home seller report risks

2021-11-24T14:13:17+10:00July 2nd, 2021|Costly "free" seller-vendor inspection reports, Illegal structures|Comments Off on Home seller report risks

Risks buyers take by accepting "free" building inspection reports from vendors (sellers). Home seller report risks. QBIS. An illegal structure built by the owner without Council approval. This was not mentioned in the vendors report. The owner of this property decided to employ a inspector suggested by the selling agent. Here are some examples of [...]

2 07, 2021

Non-Council approved structure

2021-12-08T14:36:27+10:00July 2nd, 2021|Illegal structures|Comments Off on Non-Council approved structure

Learn about non-Council approved structures and the consequences. Non-Council approved structure. Fact: There have been too many Illegal structures have been built in Queensland, this does not make it acceptable. QBIS. Unfortunately with time restraints placed in the selling contract, this normally does not allow the time that would be required to obtain all [...]

1 07, 2021

Inadequate securing of roof structure

2021-11-26T11:12:02+10:00July 1st, 2021|Illegal structures, New renovation problems|Comments Off on Inadequate securing of roof structure

Dangers and importance of roof structure securing. Learn how inadequate securing of a roof structure can be potentially dangerous and how to overcome this fault. QBIS. Risky & potentially dangerous securing: Rafters of this patio roof were secured to the metal fascia with pop rivets, this is a potentially dangerous situation, if it [...]

1 07, 2021

Illegal building structures

2021-11-26T16:12:46+10:00July 1st, 2021|Dangerous structures, Illegal structures|Comments Off on Illegal building structures

How illegal building structures can cost you dearly and how to avoid.  Why you must not ignore illegal building structures and how to deal with them, QBIS. If Council search results prove that structures on a property have been built without their approval. The following suggestions may help you in avoiding potentially costly mistakes. [...]

1 07, 2021

Consequences of illegal structures

2021-11-26T17:17:28+10:00July 1st, 2021|Dangerous structures, Illegal structures|Comments Off on Consequences of illegal structures

Illegal structure consequences, dangers and affects on home owners Learn the consequences of illegal structures and how they can potentially affect your resale and possibly insurance. QBIS. Inadequate securing patio roof structure could potentially allow it to collapse! This patio roof structure is secured to a metal fascia that is not designed to [...]

2 07, 2020

Dangerous non approved structure

2021-11-27T13:58:16+10:00July 2nd, 2020|Illegal structures|Comments Off on Dangerous non approved structure

Danger of a non approved structure, Dangerous non approved structure. This potentially dangerous non approved structure may not be covered by your insurer for any damage caused from collapse or being blown away. QBIS. Important tips when dealing with non approved structures: Always check with your insurer for cover regarding structures that you are aware [...]

2 07, 2020

Non-compliant apartment

2021-11-27T14:40:15+10:00July 2nd, 2020|Illegal structures, Unit problems|Comments Off on Non-compliant apartment

Apartment that was non-compliant for living use. Non-compliant apartment. QBIS. 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 for use as a habitable area, therefore it was not compliant. Problems associated [...]

2 07, 2020

High-set house sold as 2 storey house

2021-08-15T18:48:59+10:00July 2nd, 2020|Garage conversions to living areas, High-set vs 2 storey house, Illegal structures, Rooms not suitable for habitation|Comments Off on High-set house sold as 2 storey house

High-set house being sold as 2 storey house. Misleading advertised high-set house sold as 2 storey house.  The house did not comply with Building Code requirements for habitable area use. QBIS. This high-set house that was supposedly converted to a 2 storey house, according to the agents brochure. The house had been inspected by [...]

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