Call now on 131546 or Book A Local VIC Building Inspector Online here.

Need a Building Inspector in VIC? Look no further than Jim’s Building Inspections for experienced, qualified and fully insured Building Inspectors in VIC who have local knowledge of the area, building practices, climate and environmental factors, building history, materials and most importantly, who are able to identify any defects (In Victoria our inspectors operate as Building Consultants).

Jim’s Building Inspections team can assist with a wide range of building inspection services including Asbestos Inspections and Testing, Pest and Termite Inspections, to Dilapidation Reports – handy to have before work commences or prior to demolishing, as they document the condition of adjoining buildings and properties.

Even if buying a New Property in VIC, Jim’s Building Inspectors can assist to ensure that your new property or off the plan purchase is exactly what you paid for, and to current standards.

Before renovating or buying, know if a property has structural issues, mould, termites, roof leaks, electrical or plumbing issues, and ensure these issues are clearly documented and factored into negotiations. With Jim’s Building Inspectors all being fully insured, and our reports fully guaranteed, you can progress with confidence knowing that you have all the facts documented in a Pre-Purchase Inspection Report before you sign or commit.

If you are about to sell your VIC property, then consider getting Jim’s Building Inspectors to carry out a Vendor Report to use as a sales tool. Allowing prospective purchasers to have access to an unbiased Building Inspection Report by Jim’s Building Inspectors could easily provide buyers with the reassurance they need to make an unconditional offer, or bid higher.

Call 131546 now to book in a Jim’s Building Inspector in VIC today. We can often offer same day services for properties in VIC depending on our schedule. Our written reports can usually be delivered with 24 hours of inspection, and if samples are required to be sent off to the lab (eg. Asbestos) then allow 3-5 days.

Don’t let that perfect property get a way – but don’t buy or renovate a property without first getting a comprehensive Building & Pest Inspection and Asbestos Inspection & Testing report from a Jim’s Building Inspector. The risk is simply not worth your financial future.

Call now on 131546 or Book A Local VIC Building Inspector Online here.

 

 

Smoke Alarms - America's Move May Trigger Australian Action

It’s an important topic. Will moves in the United States regarding smoke alarms trigger a debate here? The dirt: As the ABC reported, new US smoke alarm laws look likely to drive ionisation alarms out of business – and an American expert has b...
Read more

The Dirty World Of Termites

This summer it’s time to think pests. "Generally the soil moisture is high, that makes a big difference to termites. Termites are really just organised cockroaches," says Dr Ewart to The Age in an article titled: Hungry termites marching on Melbour...
Read more

How To Avoid Renovation Traps

Renovations done right can pay off. Literally. That said there are some serious traps to avoid. Potential problems from wiring to asbestos issues often come up especially in older houses, so it’s important to seek professional help. Jim’s Buil...
Read more

Blacklists For Potential Tenants? You Betcha!

Yes. Blacklisting tenants is a thing and may not be talked about because of shame-related issues. According to the ABC, a person can be blacklisted without even being aware. His or her name in such a case will pop up on tenancy databases meanin...
Read more

What is Caveat Emptor?

Increasingly property buyers are aware of their responsibility to discover building defects before sale – this is known as the Latin principle Caveat Emptor or ‘buyer beware’. The full quotation is ‘caveat emptor, qui ignorare no...
Read more

What Victoria’s New Tenancy Laws Mean For Landlords

Victoria’s new tenancy laws mean that landlords need to pay extra attention to basic standards, especially relating to health and safety. These include (but are not limited to) providing functioning heaters, stoves and even deadlocks. Furthermore, ...
Read more

What is a Building Inspection?

A building inspection is designed to give you independent and objective advice about the physical state of a building, enabling you to make an informed decision, generally about whether or not to buy a building. A building inspection is a snapshot...
Read more

To Buy Or Not To Buy (Off The Plan)

To buy or not to buy (off the plan) is an important issue for an increasing number of new homebuyers and property investors. When done responsibly with professional guidance (offered by Jim’s Building Inspections, for example) it can be a positi...
Read more

The Pitfalls Of Property Investment

The pitfalls of property investment are many. Andrew Heaton from Sourceable advances the argument that it’s important to get a quality survey. While a retail store is often happy to return a $10 item of clothing, it’s far more complex with rea...
Read more

The Science Of Inspections

There’s a science to property inspections. Seriously. Because while your average inspector can and does spot problems, a trained inspector can find problems behind problems and other easy-to-miss issues. What’s more, he or she is less likely t...
Read more


vic Suburbs Index