The purchase of a property may be one of the biggest financial commitments you make and one that requires well informed advice you can rely on. Scope Building Surveyors have you and your investment covered. Our building reports will help you get a profound idea of what to expect, no hidden surprises down the line. Scope Building Surveyors take the time to provide each client with a verbal debrief once you have reviewed the report. This provides the opportunity for you to ask any questions and ensures you understand the report in full. We are here to help provides peace of mind when ever you are selling or purchasing a property.
Pre-Sale and Pre-Purchase Building Reports
A pre-purchase building report will allow you to enter negotiations for your new property with confidence. Our detailed building reports will give you a full understanding of any defects or inherit risks the building displays and what it will take to bring any defects back to an acceptable standard. We understand the tight time constraints the property market demands and aim to be at site within 2-3 days pending property access. We welcome our clients to be present during the inspection process. We also carry out weathertightness reports
What is a Pre-Sales or Pre-Purchase Building Reports?
Carried out by Scope’s qualified Building Inspectors a pre-sales or pre-purchase building inspection provides an in-depth condition report of the property , identifying all visible defects and high risk details. The inspection process is very thorough and you can expect us to be on site anywhere from 1-3 hours depending on the property. Our building reports are compliant with NZS4306:2005 – The NZ standard for property inspection.
We understand not everyone has a technical background in construction. We compile clear and concise reports to ensure you understand what you are reading.
What is a building maintenance report?
Scope Building Surveyors also offer a complete building maintenance report. We can inspect your home and commercial building and provide a comprehensive report to let you know what is required to keep your investment well maintained. Find out more about us here.
What do your building reports cover?
Scope Building Surveyors building reports cover the entire property. One of our inspectors will assess the site, starting with fencing, drive way access and site services and drainage. We will then check exterior elevations including external joinery and the roof covering while identifying any high risk weathertight details. Entering the building we then check foundations, sub floor services, roof cavity and roof space services, interior rooms will get inspected as well as fixtures and fixed appliances.
All of our pre purchase building reports include extensive non invasive moisture testing.
- An extensive inspection of the property
- Thorough non-invasive moisture testing
- Hot point test and wiring check
- Test fixed appliances
- In-depth written report in PDF format or hard copy
- Verbal debrief following site inspection
- Detailed photos of the dwelling and any high-risk areas