Why Pre-Purchase Building And Pest Inspections Are Essential
ATLG Pest Control Sunshine Coast know that purchasing a home is one of the most important investments that the majority of us will have to make. Purchasing houses are significant owing to the cost of owning one. Additionally, buying a house is significant in that it provides a sense of permanency and security. It thus makes sense to ensure that the house you purchase is – in every sense of the words – in proper condition. That’s where our expert building and pest inspections come in!
With this in mind, home buyers should consider having pre-purchase building and pest inspections conducted on your behalf. However, not every home buyer is sold on having these inspections conducted. In trying to convince skeptics of the benefits of these inspections we will look at some of the main reasons to have your prospective house inspected.
#1. To Determine Whether The House Is Structurally Sound
Just as it is with every other human-made product, houses also experience deterioration over time. The deterioration is exacerbated when pests such as termites come into the picture.
Having a pre-purchase building and pest inspection will ensure that as a home buyer, you have a clear picture of what you are buying. Ideally, you want to purchase a house that will not crumble and collapse due to structural issues. In this regard, if the house is not structurally sound, you can elect to pass on the purchase and thus negate the nightmare of repairing the structure of the house.
#2. To Estimate The Cost of Repairs
Typical of purchasing a house is conducting repairs before moving in. Conducting a pre-purchase building and pest inspection gives the prospective home buyer a clear idea of the amount of money that he or she will have to invest to get the house in proper shape.
Such inspections delve into an in-depth analysis of the condition of the house and not just the superficial look of the house. They are, therefore, better placed when it comes to giving you a better picture of the house a long term investment.
#3. To Determine Possible Fire Hazards
Houses are quite susceptible to fire. Not only does fire endanger the occupants of the house, but it can also spell doom to the house by reducing everything in the house to ashes.
It is thus of critical importance to understand the risk exposure the house has with regards to fire hazards. This gives the prospective homeowners a clear picture of the state of the house as well as the remedies that have to be taken to negate the risk to fire hazards.
#4. To Determine Any Prospective Safety Issue
Whilst purchasing a house, it is important to have a clear picture of the safety of the house. For instance, if you are purchasing a house to start a family, you would want to the house to be safe to bring up you children. Only pre-purchase building and pest inspections can provide the prospective home buyer with a clear picture regarding the state of safety of the house.
Call us today for your pre-purchase building and pest inspections.