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Australia Needs Better Regulation for Building Certifiers
Business
Wednesday March 21 2018

Australia Needs Better Regulation for Building Certifiers

“They are in a very difficult position because, on the one hand, they have been given a responsibility to protect the public interest—that is, the regulatory—and,...

Are You Getting a Donkey Ride?
Business
Tuesday December 12 2017

Are You Getting a Donkey Ride?

If you are building, then you are paying your builder handsomely, so you could be forgiven for thinking you have paid for a good ticket. So...

Senate Inquiry Uncovers Scandalous Construction Con
Business
Friday September 1 2017

Senate Inquiry Uncovers Scandalous Construction Con

The Senate Inquiry’s revelations into the construction industry’s use of dangerous and deadly building products have been truly shocking.

Leaks Beneath the Surface
Residential
Tuesday July 11 2017

Leaks Beneath the Surface

The Australian housing market demands affordable, quality homes. For a potential buyer inspecting a newly-built home, the only observable measures of build quality are often cosmetic...

The Flight of the Termite: The Silent Intruder
Strata
Wednesday June 21 2017

The Flight of the Termite: The Silent Intruder

Many Canberrans are shocked to learn the ACT has a growing termite problem, and it’s one that should not be ignored.

Misconceptions About Pre-purchase Property Inspections
Residential
Tuesday March 21 2017

Misconceptions About Pre-purchase Property Inspections

Pre-purchase property inspections are highly desirable before you buy for essentially two reasons.

What Can Buyers Do About a Seller’s Hidden Agenda?
Residential
Tuesday November 15 2016

What Can Buyers Do About a Seller’s Hidden Agenda?

A meticulous and professional property inspector will often be told "you're too thorough for us to use you for a seller's report, but we would definitely...

What Goes Into a Commercial Building Inspection?
Commercial
Thursday August 18 2016

What Goes Into a Commercial Building Inspection?

Building inspectors frequently get asked to inspect commercial property prior to purchase - a wise request for investment protection because there are many risks, and many...

Where Do the Inspectors Come From?
Strata
Thursday July 14 2016

Where Do the Inspectors Come From?

There’s now a new date for the implementation of the much touted reforms to the NSW strata legislation. Instead of July 1, the 90 amendments to...