Residential Property Inspection


Providing a comprehensive pre-purchase report ensuring buyers confidence and property satisfaction.

A pre-purchase inspection report is an unbiased written report on the present condition of the property, with specific reference to the following:

  • Assessment of Major defects and safety hazards to all visible areas of the property
  • Inspection of the building exterior and Interior
  • Visible condition of services
  • Surface water drainage to the property
  • Roof space and sub floor inspection
  • Requirement of a pest report
  • Maintenance items required-relevant trades on requires
  • General appraisal of property
  • Potential for expansion and improvements
  • Inspection of building files at relevant council for compliance history requested
  • Verbal follow up available after inspection

Your report is provided in plain English, bound and is usually 24 to 26 pages.

Benefits of a Building Inspection Report


  • Outstanding items can be rectified prior to marketing the property or dealt with and included in price appraisal
  • Gives the prospective purchaser a clear picture of the current condition of the property and puts a proper perspective on the extent of any required remedial works
  • Brings to the attention of all parties any discrepancy in the building file held by council, prior to exchange of contracts, if requested
  • Greater interest and exposure of the property for perusal by genuine buyers
  • A more positive appraisal and approach by prospective buyers, resulting in them making a better informed, earlier and more genuine decision or offer
  • A quicker and more trouble free exchange of contracts, benefiting all parties concerned

We hold current Professional Indemnity and Public Liability Insurance with Pacific International/Rapid Solutions and we work in conjunction with Report Systems Australia Pty. Ltd.

Pre-purchase property inspections completed in accordance with Australian Standards AS 4349.1-2007 Part 1: Appendix “C”

We also provide:

  • Special purpose reports.
  • Defects reports.
  • Dispute Mediation.
  • Home Owner Warranty Insurance Inspections and reports

Get in touch today to arrange your residential property inspection with Knights Architectural Design & Construction.