Here’s an unfortunate fact: in Australia, only one state requires a pre-purchase building inspector to be licensed and that is Queensland. In every other Australian State, almost anyone can set themselves up as a pre-purchase building inspector.

You don’t have to be a genius to figure out how things could go wrong having an unregulated industry such as the building inspection industry. The unfortunate part about it is that many home buyers are unaware that their pre-purchase building inspector may not be properly trained or have the…