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May25

REPORT ON THE CONDITION OF YOUR HOME

Arrange a report on your home before you sell.

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Jun11

Building inspections across the Mornington Peninsula.

Building inspections across the Mornington Peninsula are now provided by Finalinspect, Melbourne’s leading building inspection firm. About 14 months ago, Finalinspect decided to establish an office in Sorrento to service the needs of clients building new homes across the Mornington Peninsula. Since the Covid Pandemic hit Australia and in particular […]

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Jun08

Knockdown and Rebuild a New Home.

Knockdown and Rebuild a New Home. The knockdown and rebuild process is becoming more and more popular amongst people who are seeking to build a new home. The knockdown and rebuild process is mainly used by people who want to remain living where they have lived for many years and […]

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Jun08

Pre Settlement Inspection

Pre Settlement Inspection – Why it is very important. When you sign a contract to buy a new apartment or townhouse ‘off the plan’ you are usually required to pay a deposit (10%) and then pay the balance (usually 90%) when the new apartment or townhouse is completed by the […]

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Aug10

Residential Construction – Building Inspections Continue – Stage 4.

Residential Construction – Building Inspections Continue during Stage 4 Restrictions. Finalinspect carries out building inspections across Victoria and is continuing to inspect new apartments, new townhouses and new homes at pre-settlement and at all stages of residential construction. Due to recent further outbreaks of Covid-19, we are requiring our inspectors […]

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Apr18

Independent building inspector – absolutely essential !!

The independent building inspector is an integral part of the new home building process. The appointment of an independent building inspector is essential when you are building a new home.  There are many things that can go wrong when a new home is being constructed and there are many cover-ups […]

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Nov04

Apartment Inspections – Several things to check before you buy.

Apartment Inspections  – Several things to check before you buy. Apartment building inspections are very important.  Some of the main things you should consider when arranging apartment building inspections are: How do l know if the apartment is in a good location? A good location for an apartment is close […]

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Jul22

Lock Up Stage Inspections – New Home Inspections

Lock up stage Inspections are very important. Before you hand over one of the largest stage payments to your builder, it is important to arrange for an independent building inspector to check that the lock up stage has been fully and properly completed. The lock up stage inspections should be […]

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Jul22

Fixing Stage Inspections – New Home Inspections

The fixing stage is the stage when all internal cladding, architraves, skirting boards, doors, built in shelves, baths, basins, troughs, sinks, cabinets and cupboards of a home are fitted and fixed in position. The main items checked at the fixing stage include (but are not limited to) the following: The […]

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Jul22

Final Inspections – New House Inspections

Final inspections of new houses are also commonly referred to as Practical Completion Inspections (PCI) and pre handover inspections. Final inspections are generally carried out on new houses when construction of the entire new house has been completed and all internal fittings, fixtures and finishes have been installed and applied inside the house […]

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