Call 131 546 and get a quote or book online to get a dilapidation report for VIC today.

Do you require a dilapidation report in VIC? Our local inspectors are able to assist you with your dilapidation surveys. It is advisable to have a dilapidation report done if construction or demolition work on adjoining properties may damage your home. Or if you’re involved in property development and you need to monitor the impact of your development on neighbouring properties.

All our inspectors have extensive experience, public liability and professional indemnity insurance. You can protect yourself against financial loss when you use Jim’s Building Inspections to carry out a dilapidation report.

Jim’s Building Inspections can offer same day service and provide reports via email within 24 hours of the inspection being carried out.

 

SAMPLE DILAPIDATION REPORT

Download a Sample Dilapidation Inspection Report here

Sample Dilapidation Report

DILAPIDATION REPORT DEFINITION


A dilapidation report is a snapshot on the condition of a property at two specific times. Initially, the report records the condition of a property; including any visible damage, that exists prior to the commencement of nearby works (building, demolition or excavation works). The report then documents the condition of the property after the works are complete. The report can therefore be used to protect the owner of property from any claims regarding damage, that is alleged to have occurred due to building works.

 

Who we service

    This report is for:

  • Neighbours
  • New construction projects
  • Work on semi-detached buildings
  • Builders undertaking extensions and renovations

Type of work

    This report is used for:

  • Demolition
  • Excavation
  • Trench digging
  • Compaction of earth
  • Drilling or Boring

Potential Damage

    The report records:

  • Impact damage
  • Cracking
  • Subsidence
  • Water damage
  • Dust/dirt or debris

To arrange a quote or a dilapidation report for a property in VIC, call Jim’s Building Inspections on 131 546.

Or book your dilapidation report service online. Remember, reports can be delivered within 24 hours of inspection.

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

Who Needs a Building Inspection?

Building Inspections are generally ordered in the process of buying or selling a home. A building inspection may also be required if you discover that your home has developed a building defect over time or in response to an incident or accident. ...
Read more

Depreciation - A Most Valuable Deduction

Looking to claim? For property owners, depreciation is the gift that keeps on giving and another reason to talk with the professionals at Jim’s Building Inspections. To wit, investors deduct the amount of income-producing assets in decline over the...
Read more

Meth testing - the new norm for prudent home buyers

The New Norm? Including Meth checks in Pre-Purchase Building Inspections For home buyers there is nothing unusual about organising a Pre-Purchase Building Inspection on a potential property purchase. For smart buyers, a Pre-Purchase Building Inspe...
Read more

10 Horrifying Traps a (Good) House Inspector Might Find

Number One: Asbestos. Enough said. Number Two: Termites. In a word: EVIL. Number Three: Fire hazards. Wouldn’t wish this upon my worst enemy. Number Four: Faulty smoke alarms. It’s a thing. Number Five: Ghosts. Okay, kidding. Okay, ma...
Read more

House Inspections Take Time

Okay, random question: How long would you spend inspecting a house before buying it? In Australia, more than half of homeowners (58%) spend less than an hour inspecting before the big buy, according to research put out by ME bank. Thus, it’s not...
Read more

Asbestos Imports - A Health Concern

If you follow the news, you’ll be aware that Chinese companies have been exporting asbestos products to Australia. But did you know that they’re not alone? There’s a long list of countries exporting products with asbestos to Australia. They ...
Read more

Is Your Smoke Alarm Up To Scratch

Fires can spread rapidly (in less than five minutes) through your house, according to findings from a Fire & Rescue NSW report. Interesting also is that homeowners are encouraged to look at how many fire alarms in their house to cover all potenti...
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

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


vic Suburbs Index