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

Need a Building Inspector in Southern Cross? Look no further than Jim’s Building Inspections for experienced, qualified and fully insured Building Inspectors in Southern Cross 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 Southern Cross, 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 Southern Cross 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 Southern Cross today. We can often offer same day services for properties in Southern Cross 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 Southern Cross Building Inspector Online here.

 

 

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