Finding Building Inspectors Brisbane

You probably already know the importance of having a building inspection carried out. This means that you need to know how to start finding building inspectors Brisbane. Hopefully, the tips on this page are going to go a long way towards helping you to find the building inspector that is right for you.


Choose a qualified inspector


While there is no specific qualification required to be building inspectors Brisbane, you do need to ensure that anybody you do hire has experience in the field. For example; a property surveyor, or a licensed building. If the company does not state they have experience with building inspections, then do not work with them. You need somebody that is able to produce a report which conforms to the Australian Standard for building inspections (AS 4349.1). If it doesn’t, it won’t be a valid inspection which could cause issues.


Ideally, both the buyer and the seller of the property will agree on the building inspector.


Residential or Commercial Property?


One of your first considerations should be finding a building inspector for your building inspections Brisbane that deals with your type of property. While there is likely to be some overlap between certain building inspectors, the last thing you want is a building inspector who has only ever dealt with residential properties trying to work out whether there is a problem with the warehouse you are planning to buy.




Under absolutely no circumstance should you hire a building inspector who does not does not have indemnity insurance. If you do, then you run the risk of not having any ‘come back’ if the building inspector misses an issue which ends up costing you a lot of money.


Check reviews


Before you hire a building inspector, you may want to read a few reviews online. This will give you an idea as to the experience that other people have had with that particular inspector. Never opt for one who has overwhelmingly negative reviews.