What Is a Pre Purchase Inspection?
Pre Purchase inspection is a report carried out on timber pest status within the property before you commit yourself to purchase it. A timber pest inspector will thoroughly check all areas of the property to find any timber pests that might there. You then receive a report at the end detailing any signs of timber pest and what it would take to get rid of them.
By having a written report before deciding to buy the property you can make an informed decision. If there are no timber pests , you may want to proceed with the purchase. However, if the inspection reveals substantial damage that would require thousands of dollars to rectify, then you may want to think twice about proceeding with the purchase. Or you may choose to negotiate the price to compensate for the costs of the repairs .
With termites and other timber pests being such a pervasive pest in Sydney, you don’t want to take your chances! Have a Pre purchase timber pest inspection done before you commit to buying your dream home.