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TERMS OF ENGAGEMENT

INSIGHT BUILDING INSPECTIONS
(This agreement complies with the Domestic Building Contract Act 2000)

Thanks for booking with Insight Building Inspections, please complete the following pre-engagement agreement and either return or bring along to the inspection. Please note Building Reports are only released on receipt of payment. Invoice will be sent in a separate email.

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To carry out a standard pre purchase building inspection – This will be a visual assessment of the property to identify major defects and to form an opinion regarding the general condition of the property at the time of the inspection. An estimate of cost of rectification of defects is outside the scope of the standard and therefore does note form part of this report.

 

The report is limited to the main structure on the site and any other building, structure or outbuilding within 30 metres of the main structure.

Terms of Payment

Please see invoice for full pricing and payment terms. Inspection WILL NOT be released until payment received.

Approximate date of written report to be provided as soon as possible.
Exclusions
  1. The client is responsible for full and complete, unrestricted access to all areas of the property.
  2. The client is responsible for all vicious animals to be locked away.
  3. The client is responsible for written permission to a tenanted property.
  4. A standard property report is not intended as a certificate of compliance of the property within the requirements of any Act, regulation ordinance; or by-law, or as a warranty or an insurance policy against problems developing within the building in the future. Estimating the cost of remedying defects is not included in a standard building report.
  5. A building report should not be seen as an all-encompassing report dealing with a building from every aspect. Rather it should be seen as a reasonable attempt to indemnify any significant defects visible at the time of the inspection.  Whether or not to a large extent depends upon the age and type of building being inspected.
  6. Reasonable access per table below.
Area Access Hole (in mm) Crawl Space Height
Area
Roof Interior
Access Hole (in mm)
450mm x 600mm
Crawl Space
600m x 600mm
Height
Accessible from a 3.6m ladder
Area
Sub Floor
Access Hole (in mm)
500mm x 400mm
Crawl Space
Vertical clearance
Timber floor 400mm
Concrete floor 500mm
Height
Area
Roof Interior
Access Hole (in mm)
Crawl Space
Height
Accessible from a 3.6m ladder
Information Statement
  • The client has the right to attend the inspection.
  • The client shall inform the building consultant in writing if someone other than themselves is acting on the client’s behalf.
  • The Consultant’s written report is for the client’s purposes only.

Refer to Australian Standard AS 4349.1 2007

Thanks for booking with Insight Building Inspections, please complete the following pre-engagement agreement and either return or bring along to the inspection. Please note Building Reports are only released on receipt of payment. Invoice will be sent in a separate email.

Download our Terms of Engagement

To carry out a standard pre purchase building inspection – This will be a visual assessment of the property to identify major defects and to form an opinion regarding the general condition of the property at the time of the inspection. An estimate of cost of rectification of defects is outside the scope of the standard and therefore does note form part of this report.

 

The report is limited to the main structure on the site and any other building, structure or outbuilding within 30 metres of the main structure.

Terms of Payment

Please see invoice for full pricing and payment terms. Inspection WILL NOT be released until payment received.

Approximate date of written report to be provided as soon as possible.
Exclusions
  1. The client is responsible for full and complete, unrestricted access to all areas of the property.
  2. The client is responsible for all vicious animals to be locked away.
  3. The client is responsible for written permission to a tenanted property.
  4. A standard property report is not intended as a certificate of compliance of the property within the requirements of any Act, regulation ordinance; or by-law, or as a warranty or an insurance policy against problems developing within the building in the future. Estimating the cost of remedying defects is not included in a standard building report.
  5. A building report should not be seen as an all-encompassing report dealing with a building from every aspect. Rather it should be seen as a reasonable attempt to indemnify any significant defects visible at the time of the inspection.  Whether or not to a large extent depends upon the age and type of building being inspected.
  6. Reasonable access per table below.
Area Access Hole (in mm) Crawl Space Height
Roof Interior
450mm x 600mm
600m x 600mm
Accessible from a 3.6m ladder
Sub Floor
500mm x 400mm
Vertical clearance
Timber floor 400mm
Concrete floor 500mm
Roof Interior
Accessible from a 3.6m ladder
Information Statement
  • The client has the right to attend the inspection.
  • The client shall inform the building consultant in writing if someone other than themselves is acting on the client’s behalf.
  • The Consultant’s written report is for the client’s purposes only.

Refer to Australian Standard AS 4349.1 2007