When you’re buying a house, it’s an exciting time. And just a little scary. You’re making the biggest financial commitment of your life and you don’t want to discover you’ve bought a dud!
Getting a professional building and pest inspection first can be your best insurance. With a pre purchase inspection, one of our team of building inspectors in Melbourne will examine the place both inside and out, and make sure you know exactly what you’re buying. So start planning your housewarming party, and let Urban take the stress out of signing that contract.> read more
Termites and houses are a bad combination. These nasty insects don’t have a lot of respect for your valuable investment and they’ll eat away your capital – literally.
A pest inspection could save you thousands.
It can bring to light any areas where pests might be lurking and alert you to issues that might become a major problem over time.
Make your house a pest no-go zone and send termites packing.> read more
Know the difference between a noggin and a joist? How about a lintel or a barge board? If all this sounds foreign to you, then you’re not alone.
Building a house introduces you to a whole new language and it can be expensive if you get it wrong. Trust the Melbourne property inspection professionals at Urban to help you through the construction minefield. We can be by your side from pre-slab to final handover, and make sure you understand the process every step of the way. And we’ll keep an eye on what’s going on, so you know that everything is happening as it should.> read more
You’ve got a contract on the table to sell your house and you’ve discovered you need a 137B report. It can be an unexpected surprise.
Owner Builder Defects Reports (or 137Bs) are required by law and affect everyone who has carried out building works on their house, and want to sell within 6.5 years of completing. The upside is in the protection it offers both buyers and sellers.
You can rely on Urban to help you. Our building inspectors are all former builders so they know what to look for and what to do if things go wrong.> read more