Why a Roof Inspection is a must for home buyers

By July 21, 2016 Roofing No Comments

Comprehensive Roof Inspection Reports for peace of mind

Did you know that the majority of home buyers purchasing property across Queensland on a daily basis will have a building a pest inspection performed, however how many of these buyers consider the financial implications of a structurally unsound roof on their largest investment?

REDUCE YOUR RISKS

Buying a property is a very emotional process even for seasoned buyers or investors and you can easily forget about looking under the surface at the structural viability of a home once you have fallen in love with it. The reality is that as a home buyer you should have a comprehensive roof inspection performed on your potential buy conducted by an independent and unbiased roof Inspection Inspector. More in-depth than a building and pest inspection a Roof inspection will focuses solely on the integrity of your roof structure. Inspectors will physic ally climb around inside and on top of your roof evaluation and analysis the condition of your roof, the way it has been installed, highlight any areas of concern or potential risk. This allows you as a purchaser to make an informative decision on whether to proceed with your purchase knowing the potential repairs and replacement costs.

As part of the inspection process you will receive a full report with photographs and notes on the condition of your properties roof. Three are a number of good reasons to have a professional roof inspection and report performed on your house:

  1. To check for structural issues
  2. As qualitative information in negotiating price
  3. To determine the level of damage or potential problems which may arise allowing you to budget

Ideally, a roof inspection should be performed before you agree on a price or sign a contract, however if not possible then it should definitely be placed as a condition of purchase.