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Strata inspections in Perth

Strata inspections in Perth

Strata inspections in Perth are becoming main stream and owners across Perth are benefiting from the reports being produced that are helping to forecast, budget and manage their investments.             A sinking fund is essential for managing ongoing maintenance and expenses associated with strata complexes. Without a sinking fund, your property manager will

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Pre-purchase checklist and final inspection checklist

Final Inspection – how is this different from a structural inspection and what should I check for?

A Final Inspection happens after your offer and acceptance has become unconditional and normally just before settlement. It can occur up to two months post building and timber pest inspection. Knowing the difference between a Pre-Purchase Structural Inspection and a Final Inspection is vital because both are important but for very different reasons. Before the offer and acceptance

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Building Inspectors Should Be Regulated

Building inspectors should be regulated was the strong message in Saturday's West according to Master Builders, Michael McLean: 'Master Builders has asked the Minister for Commerce to register or licence building consultants in WA. The risks associated with using an incompetent person are simply not worth taking'.  BCI and other professional building inspection companies in Perth have known

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Frequently Asked Questions

FAQ's about your pre-purchase building inspection and report. This is all new to me - do I need a building inspection? Yes. Often agents may say that the property is 100 years old and does not require a building inspection. Or, the house is only seven years old and there is nothing wrong with it. In our experience,

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5 quick and cheap fixes to sell your home faster.

Getting your home ready for sale can be a daunting experience. Where to start? Especially when it is meant to look like no one has ever lived there! Here are five tips that you may not think of when you start the decluttering process. From a buyers perspective though, these can make a real difference. Once you think

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A Dilapidation Report can save you a lot more than money!

Dilapidation report or pre-construction surveys can save you more than money.   We conduct a lot of dilapidation reports on properties prior to construction or earthworks. Generally residential builders that call us have met the home owners however when civil works companies call and ask us to report on up to 1000 properties, we are the first contact

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Meet Senior Building Inspector – Ian!

Meet Ian! Ian has been with BCI for 19 years! He was our first consultant to ever join the team and from his first day, he has been worth his weight in gold. Ian inspects every property as if it were his own. He is methodical, experienced and has a work ethic that is hard to match.  

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Support local enterprise – Community counts!

Supporting local enterprise sounds easy enough but is it?? Supporting local enterprise might mean choosing IGA over Coles or buying Aldi meat instead of the cheapest mince from somewhere we have never heard of but when it comes to search engines, does local count? In our industry in the real estate sector, there is basically three search engines

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Protect your home during Perth Winter

6 Ways to Protect Your Home During a Perth Winter

6 Ways to Protect Your Home During a Perth Winter   Protecting your home from leaks and unwanted disasters in winter can save a lot of time and money further down the track.   You will be surprised at how obvious these things appear yet so many people put them off until it is too late. Don't worry

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Dilapidation reports or pre construction surveys – what are they?

If you see earthworks happening within 50 metres of your home, apartment or investment then it is very likely that the vibrations from that construction can travel to the foundations of your home too. Dilapidation reports or pre construction inspections are the quickest and most cost effective way to protect your home because they record the condition of

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