Internet property buying scams, in Margate, a northern suburb of Brisbane
Internet property buying scams. Inspected by Peter Weddell, owner/operator of Qld Home Buyers Inspection Service and Queensland Building Inspection Service, QBIS.
Photo above, showing brick piers that have moved causing undulation to the inside floor and external walls.
Some excellent examples of how buying a property over the internet and relying on agents photos can be a costly mistake.
Without professional advice from someone totally independent of agents, like Peter Weddell that will give you an unbiased opinion and comprehensive report to help you avoid being a scam victim.
Rotting architraves around windows without appropriate flashing’s fitted.
Loose electrical wires unprofessionally fitted and potentially dangerous.
Stump movement causing sagging of bearers also undulation of the floor.
Rotting timber flooring from leaking of the bathroom above.
Termite damage to timber bridging the ant-capping.
None of the above problems were identified by the agents inspector!
Some information that may be of use:
Government ACCC Real estate property scams
For independent Building Inspections Brisbane in all suburbs, Qld Home Buyers Inspection Service. qbis.com.au