From $440* Inc GST
Having inspected over 2000 houses in Coffs Harbour and The Coffs Coast, Inspect are your local and trusted Building & Pest inspection team.
*$440 For Units $495 for Houses
Expert inspections include, Licensed builder & Timber Pest Specialist (Two Man Team), Thermal, Aerial Drone, Termite Radar and Same Day Photographic Reports.
Coffs Harbour and the Coffs Coast offer overall affordability and lifestyle for purchasers. Coffs Harbour on The Mid North Coast is known for its long sandy beaches and beach towns with extensive wildlife and marine park.
The housing market will vary if you are looking to buy property in Coffs Harbour. From affordable housing to the West of Coffs Harbour out to Karangi, To higher pricing on the Coast including Korora, Saphire and Moonee Beach.
Inspect are your one stop shop for building and pest inspections. Having a licensed builder means that in addition to building and pest inspections, we can provide further advice with your new home including consultation for proposed renovations, assistance with council applications and more.
Please note: We do not provide quotes for building works as we do not carry out building construction or repair.
More than just your average Building and Pest Inspection.
Did you know Inspect Building and Pest Coffs Harbour offer more than just a building and pest inspection for the same price?
Inspect building and pest inspection services average between $440 for a unit and $495 INC GST for a standard size home with no hidden costs. In addition, this price includes a licensed builder for the building inspection and a timber pest specialist for the pest inspection. That’s two experts for the price of one!
Not all inspection companies in Coffs Harbour will provide a licensed builder! Our licensed builder, in addition to the inspection, can provide advice on structural issues, renovation, repair and consultation and in addition help with town planning and council approval and so forth as an extra if requested.
We can provide more advice on the property you wish to purchase and ensure you take minimal risks when buying a property.
- Aerial Drone Inspections
- Meth Testing
- Asbestos identification and testing
- Building Consultation/ Development Application Assistance
- Building Planing (We do not carry out building works)
- Stage By Stage Building Inspections/ Project Management.
Before you book a Building & Pest inspection in Coffs Harbour read this.
Some important points to consider when booking a building & pest inspection in Coffs Harbour.
Don’t buy a property with wrong advice from amateur inspectors. Inspect provide a two-man team. One who is a licensed builder with 30 Years experience. The other who is a timber pest specialist who has had years of experience treating and protecting houses against termites, not just course completed.
Laws in NSW do not require licensed builders to be able to do pre-purchase inspections but complete a 3-day course, Having our builder ensures you receive adequate advice on critical structural and safety elements. If the inspector is not licensed or experienced he will recommend you seek further advice from a builder rendering your inspection useless.
New laws require inspectors to carry and be trained in the use of additional non-invasive tools such as Thermal and Termite Radar. Our inspectors carry these tools and do not charge extra.
We understand that building and pest inspection reports need to be sent out quickly. Our inspectors will complete the reports after every inspection on site, Ensuring you receive same day building and pest inspection reports. In addition, we will follow up and ensure you understand everything about the building and we have answered any questions you may have.
Pre-Sale Inspections or Pre-Purchase Inspections
Pre-Purchase Inspections Coffs Harbour
A Pre-purchase building and pest inspection is an inspection for a purchaser on a property prior to sale or a condition prior to purchase.
Two inspectors work on the purchaser’s behalf to ensure that the property is what they expect it is to be before they purchase it and any risks are pointed out.
The pest inspection covers timber pest activity, the risk of timber pest activity and conducive conditions that may attract timber pests. Termites are a major cost to homeowners annually and Coffs Harbour is located in a high-risk zone. Termites must be taken seriously. A timber pest inspection is important as some pests such as termites, timber decay and borer can seriously affect a structure and cost a homeowner thousands in repair if not identified.
The building inspection is carried out by a licensed builder. The building inspection will mainly cover structural adequacy, workmanship, and safety. The builder can carry out additional services that may include estimations, consultation and test materials such as asbestos. Inspectors who are not licensed builders do not have experience in building houses and will recommend you seek further advice from a builder, Thus having a builder inspect the property the first time makes sense.
Pre-Sale/ Auction Inspections Coffs Harbour
A pre-sale inspection is beneficial for vendors and agents. Providing a clear understanding of the property prior to listing ensures that any issues minor or major can be rectified thus eliminating aggressive negotiations. Or a report stating there are no issues provides confidence to purchasers.
Pre-Sale inspections are becoming more and more popular providing a speedy transfer, eliminating hawkers and eliminating the need for each party to pay over and over for an inspection.
What’s included in a Pest and Building inspection Coffs Harbour?
➜ Local Coffs Harbour two-man team. Includes a qualified builder and also a timber pest inspector both with 40 years combined experience.
➜ 2 x Easy to read photographic reports (Building & Pest) emailed to you 3Hr after inspection. Guaranteed.
➜ We include (at no additional cost) the use of High Tech equipment as an essential part of our inspections conforming with current Australian Standards.
➜ We will organise access with the tenants and agent on your behalf.
➜ Our licensed building inspector is happy to provide additional expert advice. Additional services can include estimations for proposed works, consultation for proposed works, further testing for asbestos, assistance, and advice on council lodgement.
➜ We do not charge extra for travel. Our inspections for a standard size home are $495 Inc GST.
Inspect – Same Day Property Reports have been servicing Coffs Harbour for years, Andy & Dion are here to help you make the right decision and get the most out of investing or selling a property in Coffs Harbour.
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Further advice in ensuring you choose the right inspection firm
➜ NSW laws, unlike Queensland, unfortunately, do not require the building inspector to be a licensed builder. Some training organizations provide a 3-day building and pest course to allow people to do pre-purchase inspections. By engaging our services we guarantee our services include our building inspector has had over 30 years experience in the building game and is a licensed builder.
➜ A pest inspection a very important element of the building and pest inspection process. Termites are a known threat in Coffs Harbour and surrounding areas. Our timber pest inspectors are experienced and trained professionals, are active in the field, treating and protecting houses on a daily basis. Our timber pest inspectors are also licensed and insured carrying all the latest detection equipment including Thermal Cameras and Termite Radar. We provide the right advice when it comes to termites that co-insides with all current Australian Standards.
➜ Especially in Coffs Harbour, some buildings are high set and there are heights and areas most companies will not gain access. We strive to carry out an inspection that is as informative as possible. We include the use of an aerial drone at no extra charge that can photograph defects on rooftops such as rust and corrosion.
➜ Follow up and ongoing consultation is a key element of our service, We provide a clear understanding of the property you are selling or purchasing. This is reflected in our easy to read photographic inspection reports and our follow up consultation after the inspection and in the future.
Local service locations around Coffs Harbour
Coffs Harbour, Coffs Harbour CBD, Emerald Beach, Korora, Boambee, Karangi, Orara, Moonee Beach, Sandy Beach.