Property Inspections in Kensington Sydney – Pre-purchase, Pest, Pools, & Building Dilapidation Reports

Doric Property Inspections are the leading building consultants in Sydney, providing commercial and residential property inspections, as well as pest control inspections in the Sydney area including Bellevue Hill.

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The importance of getting a professional pre purchase home inspection as a buyer.
When buying a house, unit or commercial building, it is vital that you obtain a building inspection report and in most cases you will also need a timber pest inspection report as well.

These reports provide you (the potential purchaser) with a thorough understanding concerning the condition of the building and the surrounding structures. With this information, you can be completely happy moving forward with your new acquisition or you can negotiate the asking price and then budget for any possible repairs that need to be performed.

If you are looking at buying a property in Sydney get in touch with Sean O’Connell. Sean is a member of the Master Builders Association; Doric Property Inspections are fully insured and operates beyond Australian Standards compliance. To know more about our residential and commercial property inspections and pest inspection/ control services in Bellevue Hill contact Sean O’Connell .

For Pre Purchase Structural & Pest Property Inspections & Dilapidation Reports

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Australian Standards

When you hire an independent building inspector in Sydney to perform a pre-purchase inspection of any residential or commercial property, these reports must meet the Australian Standard AS 4349.1 – 2007; pest inspections must also comply with the Australian Standard AS4349.3.2010

If your inspector does not comply with these standards, then you cannot be sure that your reports are comprehensive and complete. Inadequate inspections can result in possible omissions, which can mean that you might pay more for the property than appropriate, given its current condition.

So it is vital that you ensure that any building inspector that you employ to perform pre-purchase commercial building inspections or residential property inspection in Sydney fully complies with the Australian Standards.

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Our Reports

At Doric Property Inspections we not only comply with all Australian Standards, but we exceed them and give you even more information than required by these standards. We are also fully insured, so you don’t have any worries with public liability or professional indemnity.

Our reports are compiled on a room by room basis for example (with photographs of the property and defects)–condition of the doors, floor, walls, ceilings, services, sub floor and roof void where applicable and we do not just follow the common tick sheet used by other building consultants in Sydney.

We advise on smoke alarms for compliance with Australian Standards.

Doric Property Inspection reports are easy to read, without the typical builders jargon as in some reports.

For example we provide information on:

  • Major and minor defects and repairs within the boundaries of the property (up to 30 metres from the main building).
  • Any future maintenance issues.
  • Existing and potential water run off problems.
  • We examine all smoke alarms for compliance with Australian Standards.
  • We identify any illegal building works and give you advice regarding the same.
  • Advice on asbestos (and other similar health hazards) – asbestos is typically in most buildings pre 1985, however due to some builders who bulk bought material – containing asbestos in the early to mid-80’s, this material may have been kept in storage and used at a later date.
FREE SERVICE with all residential and commercial property inspections in Sydney

FREE SERVICE with all residential and commercial property inspections in Sydney

We also offer a free service included at the time of inspection – where any future additions or changes to the building that you may be considering, can be discussed. This takes all the worry away from wondering whether you can actually achieve your plans for the property and you can confidently move ahead with the purchase.

FREE post-inspection advice

At Doric Property Inspections we encourage you to call us after reading the reports (even though the reports are generally written in layman’s terms). You might just want to clarify a point or two or ask about possible future repairs that may be required on the property. So it is always good to catch up on the phone, once you have read the report, so you are sure that we have ticked all the boxes for you.

About Kensington

The suburb of Kensington was originally and variously named Lachlan Mills Estate, Stannumville, and Epsom. The name Kensington was settled upon in the 1880s and residential land was released around the same time. It was hoped that Kensington would become the equivalent to the area of the same name in London.

The racecourse at Kensington opened in 1893 on the site now occupied by the University of New South Wales. for which the land was taken back by government in 1950 to construct the university.

West Kensington is dominated by a hill occupied by the Sacred Heart Monastery which is the Australian headquarters of the Catholic Missionaries of the Sacred Heart. Built in 1895,  it was designed by Hennessy and Sheerin. It features a large stone building in the Gothic style with a tower and a Romanesque-Byzantine brick chapel built in 1939,  designed by Mullane. The two buildings are joined by a brick cloister. The monastery can be seen from most parts of Kensington. Anti-Communist organiser Dr PJ (Paddy) Ryan (ordained as priest in 1929) resided in the monastery in the 1940’s and 50’s.

Doric Property Inspections provides pre purchase building and pest inspection and assessment of structural integrity and pest inspection services in most Eastern Sydney suburbs.

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