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[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]If you’re on the market to buy an existing property… then it helps to have some basic knowledge of things you can look out for when you’re out inspecting properties.

Spotting obvious faults during an open house can quickly give you an indication of whether or not there are potential maintenance issues that you’ll need to take into consideration. For any house you’re interested in making an offer on, you should always get a qualified building inspector to properly inspect the property.

Building faults the average person can look out for …

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Electrical wiring – old homes vs new homes

Times have changed, especially in this digital world we live in. Houses built decades ago will have an electrical wiring system that was adequate for that time. These days, especially with all the computers and tv’s and gadgets that we all have, a house needs to be properly equipped electrically to handle our needs. If an old house hasn’t had it’s wiring updated to today’s standards, it can lead to problems and can also be dangerous.[/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column width=”1/2″][vc_column_text]

Here’s a few things you can look out for:

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Getting a building inspector to confirm findings

This information is designed to equip you with some basic information so you can get a general indication of any stand-out problems when your inspecting a house. You should always get a qualified and experienced building inspector to provide a full report on any house you intend to buy.

As professional and experienced building inspectors, we can provide you with a photographed and detailed report on any and all problems, including advice on how you may need to handle each situation.[/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row]