Building and Pest Inspections Reynella - Leading Building and Pest Inspections

Leading Independent Specialist in House & Building Inspections

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Leading Building & Pest Inspections Reynella take the stress out of buying a property and potentially save you thousands!

Buying a property without a thorough building inspection puts your finances at extreme risk. Leading Building & Pest Inspections Reynella provide a range of Building Inspections services conducted to Australian Standards AS4349.1 & AS4349.  I am also Professional Indemnity and Public Liability insured.

It is critical to choose the right inspector for the most important emotional and financial investments that you will make.  It should be an investment that should be made with confidence.

That is why Leading Building & Pest Inspections Reynella should be your first call when you find your dream home or investment property.  I am fully qualified, professionally insured and committed to providing you with an unbiased, in-depth and detailed inspection report on all the components of your home, as well as maintenance tips that will help add value and longevity to your investment.

We specialise in a range of services as listed below to ensure the property is safe and maintained up to standard.

  • Pre-purchase reports: Defects report before purchase, done by the buyer, puts you in control!
  • Pre-Auction Reports: Once the hammer is down, it’s too late to get a property inspection and you’re stuck with what you just bought. Very risky!
  • Pre-Sale Report: Defects report before the sale, done by the owner (Same as Property Condition Report).
  • Timber Pest Report: Termites are a small pest but a huge nightmare for homeowners. We can organise this at the same time.
  • Handover Reports: No one else checks your new home for quality of workmanship and quality materials.
  • Structural Integrity Reports: Is it well-built and sturdy? This is the only way to ensure your home is structurally sound.
  • Verbal Reports: Delivered immediately after the inspection is completed, then written confirmation delivered by email the same day.
  • Asbestos Auditing: So you can feel safe in your own home.
  • Property Video: For that complete picture, popular with interstate and O/S buyers.
  • Rental Property Condition Report: Not all tenants are perfect, so protect your property with pre-tenancy and periodic and exit inspections.
  • Dilapidation Reports: Details the existing condition of a building at a specific point in time. Prior to and completion of construction works. As part of development approvals, most councils will stipulate that one of these is required to protect adjoining neighbours.
  • Property Maintenance Report: Keep the property well maintained therefore, minor issues don’t turn into major expenses.
  • Investment Property Tax Depreciation: Data collection for Quantity Surveyors and registered tax practitioners across the country.
  • Special Purpose: Custom reports to suit your specific needs


*  Save time for Agents and Vendors by arranging multiple inspections for different potential buyers

*  Chance to have any defects rectified before the property is put on the market

*   Ensure all the hard work and marketing campaign funnel in real genuine buyers

*    Vendor can receive the best value of the property and not a list full of defects

*    Could lead to a quicker sale and the money you were after.


 We check all accessible parts of the property, including:

  • the interior of the building
  • the exterior of the building
  • roof space
  • under-floor space
  • roof exterior
  • site.


The following would generally be included in a building inspection report:

  • garage, carport, and garden shed.
  • separate laundry or toilet.
  • small retaining walls (i.e. nonstructural).
  • steps.
  • fencing.
  • surface water drainage.
  • stormwater run-off.
  • paths and driveways.

We will list on the  inspection report the following information:

  • your name.
  • the address of the property to be inspected.
  • reason for the inspection.
  • the date of inspection.
  • the scope of the inspection.
  • a list of any area or item that wasn’t inspected, the reasons why it wasn’t checked, and, if necessary, a recommendation for further investigation.
  • a summary of the overall condition of the property (considering its age and type) and any significant faults found in the property.
  • a list of any significant problems that need fixing.
  • if necessary, a recommendation that a suitably accredited specialist carry out a further inspection or assessment (eg. Pest inspector, electrician, asbestos, plumber, gas plumber, structural engineer, geotechnical engineer, surveyor, or solicitor.

Our reports are thorough and detailed. They note any defects or safety issues of the exterior, the interior, inside of the roof, under the floor, and the property grounds. If requested, the reports are conducted to Australian Standard AS4349.1 or timber pest (termites) AS4349.3.


You may also ask for a particular item or part of the property to be inspected, such as:

  • asbestos survey and sample testing.
  • Investment property tax depreciation schedule.
  • existence of an operable electrical safety switch.
  • smoke alarms are present.
  • drug residue testing of the home.
  • swimming pool safety fence compliance.
  • Please specify any particular items or areas on the site that you would like to be inspected.
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We will be in touch with you to answer any questions and get the inspection under way.