Building & Pest Inspection Sydney
Dilapidation/Property Condition Reports
Off Plan Reports
Residential | Commercial
Licensed | Insured | Independent
BRC PROPERTY INSPECTIONS
Sydney’s Most Trusted Property Inspection Company
Did You Know?
The Building Inspection industry has been deregulated since 2009 and there are a lot of unlicensed and uninsured inspection companies out there. Don’t be caught out when purchasing a $1M+ property on the basis of a $50 report!
Make sure your report is carried out by an independent, qualified, licensed, insured building inspector who is working for you, not the vendor or real estate agent.
BRC Property Inspections is a Sydney based professional building inspection company. We offer independent, comprehensive Dilapidation/Property Condition Reports, Completion/Off The Plan/Defect reports, pre-purchase Building, Pest and Strata Inspections and reports.
With over 35 years experience in the building and construction industry, our experience allows us to provide a vast range of easy to read and extremely detailed reports for our residential and commercial clients throughout Greater Sydney.
We are members of the Master Builders Association of NSW and are fully insured with professional indemnity insurance.
BRC are your professionals in all aspects of dilapidation reports, property condition reports, completion reports and building and pest inspections in Sydney and suburbs.
What sets us apart from other building & pest inspection companies?
- ⦿ Independent, comprehensive inspections and reports conducted by experienced, licensed, fully insured builders.
- ⦿ Easy to read executive summary of defects at the front of all reports.
- ⦿ Building reports include estimated costs to repair building defects found (must be arranged prior to inspection and incurs additional cost).
- ⦿ Colour photos of major defects.
- ⦿ 48 hour turnaround of reports via email (subject to access to property).
- ⦿ Our clients can call our inspectors for a verbal report (after the report has been received).
- ⦿Servicing Greater Sydney region.
- ⦿ All inspections are carried out in accordance with Australia Standards AS 4349.1-2007 and AS 4349.3 2010.
Pre-Purchase Building Inspections Sydney
A pre-purchase Building & Pest inspection takes around 1.5-2 hours.
Our licensed and insured inspector will inspect the interior and exterior of the building, roof void, sub-floor, roof exterior and site as per Australian Standard AS 4349.1-2007, Property Inspections Residential buildings requirements.
We are looking for both existing and potential problems and can provide estimates for rectification works.
An accurate, independent property inspection can prepare the seller for issues during the sale process and can assist a buyer in the negotiation phase.
Our job is to ensure that you have all the facts available to make a great investment decision on the property you want to buy.
With a BRC Building & Pest Inspection you can rest easy knowing that you will receive an unbiased, comprehensive report.
Dilapidation Reports /Property Condition Reports Sydney
Our Dilapidation Inspections (also known as Property Condition Reports) are comprehensively detailed reports clarifying the existing state and condition of a property, neighbouring structures, roads, retaining walls, footpaths, etc prior to any excavation, dewatering and/or construction induced vibration at the commencement of any work.
Our Dilapidation Reports specify the exact location and extent of any damaged, cracking or structural faults to public or private infrastructure, and include photographic evidence.
We provide reports for civil construction companies, builders, architects home owners, film and TVC production companies and advertising agencies.
As part of a Development Application, most councils will require a Dilapidation Inspection on neighbouring structures which must be completed and submitted to Council with the Notice of Commencement.
As part of risk management, many production companies and ad agencies will arrange a Property Condition Report to reassure the owner that the property used for a location shoot will be returned in the original condition.
BRC inspections are independent, comprehensive and detailed. Our Dilapidation Reports and Property Condition Reports are completed by a Licensed Builder, not a structural engineer.
Completion Inspection / Off The Plan / Defect Inspection
A Building Completion or Defect Report is a final hand over inspection for the client purchasing a newly constructed property.
The report is used to identify general defects and are completed to the National Construction Code and Building Code of Australia
The inspection and report provides advice to a purchaser identifying the builder’s incomplete or defective work, poor workmanship, substandard installations and any other items that require resolving. The report includes the exact location of the issue and written details with supporting photographic evidence of all items.
Strata Inspections Sydney
BRC Property Inspections carries out pre-purchase inspections on the records maintained by Owners Corporations. We report on the following matters in a clear and easy-to-read format:
- Building defects – current and past building defect issues
- Special levies – current, past and possible special levies
- History of expenditures – general maintenance and capital items
- Financial – owners funds and annual budget
- Quarterly levies
- Harmony issues and animals
- Notable matters
Other reports available are Expert Witness Reports, Community Title Inspections, Neighbourhood Title Inspections and Company Title Inspections.
Along with the standard building and pest inspection, general pest treatments are available. Our service includes the treatment of webbing spiders, common cockroaches, ants and carpet beetles.
If you need pest spraying or inspection in Sydney call us today for a quote!
Termite treatments and control are a must to protect your home from termite attack. Our inspector will provide a free quote once you have purchased the home.
Real estate prices in Sydney now match some of the most expensive in the world. Sydney is more expensive than New York City and Paris.
In 2016 there were 1.85 million dwellings in Sydney including over 1 million detached houses and 180,000 semi-detached (terrace) houses which dominate inner city areas like Paddington, The Rocks, Potts Point and Balmain. Besides waterfront properties, terrace houses are amongst the most valuable real estate in the city.
Sydney real estate prices are second only to Hong Kong. The average property costs 14 times the annual Sydney Salary as of December 2016.
About 80% of all dwellings in Western Sydney are stand alone (detached) houses much of these have been part of the increase in high density development in response to environmental and economic pressures.
We Service Sydney and Suburbs and also Wollongong
Lower North Shore
Upper North Shore