Don't buy a house without a pre-purchase property inspection

Pre-purchase property inspections are an important part of the home buying process. As a potential homebuyer, it’s essential to understand the importance of inspecting a home before you sign on the dotted line. A pre-purchase property inspection can help you make an informed decision about whether a home is the right fit for you.

When you’re buying a home, a pre-purchase property inspection can provide you with essential information about the home’s condition. An inspection can reveal any existing or potential problems with the home, such as structural issues, water damage and more. . Additionally, an inspection can provide you with valuable information about the home’s history and any maintenance or repairs that may be needed in the future.

Stage Inspections

In addition to helping you make an informed decision, a pre-purchase property inspection can also help protect your financial interests. If structural problems are discovered during the inspection the cost of rectification should be carried by the seller in most instances, . Additionally, it can provide you with the chance to have any repairs taken care of before you move in. This can save you time and money in the long run.


These are the Pre-Purchase inspections we offer.

Structural Inspection

What it covers:

Major structural defect to roof frame and supporting walls only

Building Inspection

What it covers:

  • Structural Option Plus
    • General adequacy of drainage
    • Presence of RCDs and smoke alarms
    • All visual defects relating to masonry, concrete, paving, rust and corrosion
    • Cracking to all areas of the property including major and minor cracking
    • Defects related to the roof exterior including water-tightness
    • All health and safety hazards such as defects which can cause possible injury or health issues including asbestos and mould

Comprehensive Inspection

What it covers:

  • Structural & Building Plus
    • the operation of doors, including cabinetry, windows, including fly screens, and sliding doors, lights, taps, sinks, toilets, and exhaust fans, air conditioners (if controllers available), cook tops and stoves and check for hot water
    • Additional structures including sheds and outbuildings, boundary walls and fencing

Timber Inspection

What it covers:

  • Covers all accessible areas of the interior (including roof space) and exterior of the property and the report includes the findings of the following:
    • Detection or non-detection of Timber Pest Attack and conditions conducive to Timber Pest Attack


Paul has years’ of experience helping to give you peace of mind.
Qualified Builder

Paul Cable is an experienced Building Inspector, with immense industry knowledge. Starting off in the building trade as a teenager, owning his own bricklaying business, as well as owning his own building firm. He now shares his passion for ensuring people are safely guided  through what could arguably be one of the biggest decisions of their life – home ownership.

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This is what some of our clients say about Broad Building Inspections
Cate Bridson
Cate Bridson
Paul is an exceptional inspector who misses nothing with acute attention to detail and who keeps the builders fully accountable snapping at their heels through the entire process. I couldn't recommend him highly enough.
Sarah Klomp
Sarah Klomp
Paul from broad building inspections was available anytime when I needed assistance. If I had any questions he was always happy to answer them. If I didn't have broad building inspection the building company would of done whatever they like. If I was to building again I would definitely use broad building inspections.
Vanessa Pohatu
Vanessa Pohatu
Very happy I chose to go with Broad Building Inspections, Paul was very thorough and saved us a huge headache & expense by picking up structural defects quickly and efficiently! Definitely recommend
johanette maritz
johanette maritz
Very friendly, efficient and timely. Thank you for your great service.
Daniel Mau
Daniel Mau
Tish Deane
Tish Deane
Rose was very helpful with taking care of arranging my booking so last minute. And Paul done such a great job with the report, very thorough and detailed. Would defiantly recommend 😊
Riley Dober
Riley Dober
Russell Corbin
Russell Corbin
Used these guys several times now and always very happy with their work. Highly recommend.
Andrew Nguyen
Andrew Nguyen
Very helpful team from start to finish. They worked closely with me to ensure the work was scheduled and done prior to due diligence. The report from Paul was thorough and easy to read. Would highly recommend.
Alan Bissett
Alan Bissett


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