Do you offer a same-day report for your building inspection services?
Our comprehensive inspection takes less than a day to complete. In most cases, we’re able to deliver complete building reports on the same day as your inspection.
Do you offer house inspections outside the Geelong area?
Yes, we do offer house inspections in other suburbs outside Geelong.
Why do I need a building inspector during my property purchase?
Building and pest inspections carried out by a certified Altez building inspector can help you fully understand your house’s condition before committing to the purchase. You can identify defects and negotiate accordingly whether by asking for a lower asking price or having the necessary repairs completed before you move forward with the sale.
What are some benefits of getting building inspections done for my property?
Building inspections will provide excellent documentation on lease violations or previously undetected damage at your Geelong property. A qualified building inspector will check for tenant damage and assess the property’s overall condition.
What is the difference between a complete building and pest inspection vs a regular house inspection?
A regular house inspection identifies structural damage or issues that could impact the property and cost you money in the future. It does not examine the property for evidence of timber pests, assess any damage caused by pests, report pest infestations, or report the property’s general wear and tear and weathering.
What can I expect from experienced inspectors on my detailed report?
Hiring Altez’s professional inspectors can help you avoid buying a pest-infested home and save money. Our findings can also help you negotiate a more reasonable price to include necessary repairs. If serious problems or termite activity are identified, you may also wish to back out of the sale should the vendor be unable to complete the required rectification works.
How can I use my building inspections Geelong report?
You can resolve building problems, such as structural faults and other damages with the findings recorded on your building reports.
How will pest inspectors go through my entire property? Do I need to worry about invasive methods?
We start with a visual assessment of the property, taking note of cracks, damage, visible leaks, mould, fittings, broken appliances and lighting, and more. We also determine whether the damage is cosmetic, age-related, structural, or poor workmanship. We only use non-invasive methods to inspect your property.
Can I use my condition reports to settle building disputes?
It depends on the dispute. If the argument is connected to your property, you might be able to use it to settle those disputes as long as you have a contract.
How long will it take for your Geelong inspectors to complete my pre-purchase building and pest inspection report?
A building pest inspection of your Geelong property will take a few hours. In most cases, our reports are emailed within 24 hours of the inspection.
I'm a first home buyer. Can you give me some recommendations on any repairs or trades work?
A property inspection by our professional home inspector can uncover issues and provide a complete overview of your property. With this information, you can decide what you want to do next with complete confidence, whether you’ll follow through with the purchase, request repairs, or repair it yourself.
Do you offer property inspections for residential and commercial clients?
Yes, commercial and investment property owners in Geelong can use Altez building inspection services to check their unit. While we specialise in residential inspections, we also offer comprehensive commercial and investment property inspections for building managers, business owners and investors.