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Sunnystate Pest Control Brisbane, Queensland

Why You Need a Building and Pest Inspection Before Buying a Home

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Buying a home is a significant life event – arguably the biggest investment you’ll ever make! So it’s important to get a thorough building and pest inspection done. The dream property you’ve got your heart set on may come with hidden issues, including structural concerns and pest problems that could turn your homeownership dream into a costly nightmare! At Sunnystate Pest Control we are so meticulous with our pest inspections that we’re known by local real estate agents as the Contract Crasher –  because if there’s something to find you can bet we’ll find it!

For buyers – ensuring peace of mind and protection

  • Uncovering hidden issues
  • Building and pest inspections are designed to reveal any underlying problems, including structural issues and pest infestations. These assessments provide a comprehensive view of the property’s condition, allowing you to make an informed decision.
  •  Negotiation leverage
  • If issues are identified during the inspection, you can use this information to negotiate with the seller. This might lead to a price adjustment or an agreement for the seller to address the problems before finalizing the sale.
  • Preventing future expenses
  • Identifying and addressing issues before the purchase can save you from unexpected repair and extermination costs down the road, potentially saving you a significant amount of money.

For sellers – facilitating a smooth sale

  • Demonstrating Transparency
  • Conducting a building and pest inspection before listing your property showcases transparency and honesty. It builds trust with potential buyers and increases the likelihood of a successful sale.
  • Avoiding last-minute surprises
  • Picture this: You have a committed buyer, but just before closing, an issue arises. This can lead to delays, renegotiations, or even a lost sale. A pre-listing inspection ensures there are no unpleasant surprises.
  • Gaining a competitive edge
  • In a competitive real estate market, a property with a clean bill of health from a building and pest inspection can stand out, attracting more interested buyers and potentially fetching a higher selling price.

Whether you’re a buyer searching for your dream home or a seller navigating the real estate market, a building and pest inspection isn’t just a suggestion; it’s a necessity. These inspections are essential for safeguarding your investment and ensuring peace of mind. By addressing any issues upfront, you can make well-informed decisions, negotiate effectively, and enjoy a smooth and secure real estate transaction. Prioritise a building and pest inspection to protect your interests and secure your real estate investment. Contact Sunnystate Pest Control now!

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Jason Neale is the owner of Sunnystate we are a professional Pest Control and Termite company servicing customers throughout Brisbane – Ipswich – Gold Coast and have been in the industry for over 20 years and is also a keen blogger.