Whether you're buying, selling, building, renovating or investing you’ll find valuable tips, checklists and essential knowledge to optimise the result.
What might be a big problem - or could be an easy repair? And how do you know for sure? Don’t make guesses or go with “what looks okay.” Don’t Expect, Inspect! uncovers a complete plan (with insider tips) to size up a home and its surrounds to prevent surprises and headaches. Packed with real life examples and relevant pictures, Don’t Expect, Inspect! illustrates only the essential information you need now to avoid trouble in the future.
Common myths about termites; what you need to know about them and how to potentially save thousands in damage
Tips on buying, including how to choose an inspector, What your contract should include and what your vendor may or may not be entitled to do
Structural tips - Knowing what to look out for and what it means
How to get the most out of your renovations, including setting budgets, greening up your home and keeping it legal
Information to assist you in selling your property as quickly and profitably as possible
How to save energy and cut down your electricity bills without breaking the bank
What to do if you discover asbestos, electrical, or dampness issues in a home
The step by step guide on how to get the best results when building a home
Easy to understand maintenance and inspection checklists
You’ll have the confidence to move forward with your next project, or close the sale on your next home and avoid expensive mistakes and challenges along the way.
From selling to renovating, buying to building or investing, Don’t Expect, Inspect! will give you the right questions to ask the right people - so you can get the right answers and focus on what’s really important: making your home or property experience the best it can be.