FAQ’s

Here’s answers to the most commonly asked questions we get.

Should I get a building inspection on a new build
Benefits of getting a building inspection done for a new home are knowing in advance what the problems are.
What is checked in building inspection
The building inspection report is a written account of the property’s condition. It will include any significant building defects or problems.
What are the mandatory inspections
The 4 most common mandatory inspections for a residential property that occur throughout the building cycle are:
– Pre-slab
– Steel
– Frame
– Final
These are inline with the NCC 2019.
What are the stages of a building inspection
– Steel
– Frame
– Re-frame & Pre-plaster
– Waterproofing
– Lock-Up
– Final
How much is a building inspection in Victoria?

A building inspection usually costs between $450 and $1,200, depending on the house size, stages and quality of inspector.

When building a new home at which stage do you need to get a building inspector:
It is important to engage a building inspector from the start of construction to the final stage.
How long after the inspection do you get the report
You will receive a written report within 24 hours of payment. However the builder will receive an onsite report so there is no delay in construction.