Richard grew up in Maroubra in the Eastern Suburbs of Sydney and completed his schooling at Marcellin College Randwick. He started his working life as an apprentice Mechanic due to his love of cars, however realised early on that property was his true passion.
Since 2000 Richard has worked in the construction industry, contracting to some of the largest project home builders and developers in NSW up until 2007,when a career change saw him branch out into renovating houses both for himself and for Joint Venture partners, culminating in over 32 major renovations, granny flat constructions and multi dwelling developments.
Richard is a proud full-time father of two boys and saw the easy transition to Jim’s building Inspections, with a great reputation for customer satisfaction and the backup that allowed him the flexibility when needed to be there for his boys, while still being able to continue within the construction industry and help future homeowners make an informed decision when navigating the buying/renovating process.
Richard is involved with his local community, having been involved with the local football club as a team manager. When Richard isn’t providing a quality building inspection, he spends his spare time with his boys and friends entertaining with a BBQ, camping and fishing, catching a footy match, riding his bikes or working on their father and son project car build.
As a dedicated Franchisee of Australia’s leading building inspection group, Richard can provide his valuable clients with the following services;
- Building Inspections (Pre-sale)
- Building and Pest Inspections (Pre-Purchase)
- Asbestos Inspections, Testing, Clearance and Registers
- Dilapidation reports
- Property Condition reports
- Owner Builder Defects reports
- New Construction Inspections
- Slab, Frame, Lock-up and Completion stage Inspections
- Advisory Services including; Renovation and Design and Quotations and Project management
- Methamphetamine Testing
Having started with Jim’s Building Inspections in 2018, Richard has now helped make the buying process easier for hundreds of first home buyers, people buying a new home, investment property purchasers, developers, renovators and those building a new home. Give Richard a call today to make the stressful process of buying a new property much easier.