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28Apr2014
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Handover Inspection of a new home

A Handover Inspection is just one type of building inspection Building Help provides.

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These were some of the items included in the ‘Handover Inspection Report’ which was forwarded to the builder who then rectified the issues before handover, final payment and occupation. This was a convenient time frame for the owner’s as they then did not have to be available for appointments with contractors to rectify works after they moved in.

A Handover Inspection is just one type of building inspection Building Help provides. Amongst many types we also can provide Pre Purchase Inspections, Pest Inspections, Strata Inspections, Dilapidation Reports and General Building advice

Incomplete painting
Void in window junction

New South Wales is currently in a mini building boom of new homes in the Sydney basin. Building Help is currently carrying out many building inspections for new home owner’s and investors alike of their new property. A ‘Handover Inspection’ and report is one type of building inspection that is produced when the property is practically complete and ready for occupation prior to the final payment being made to the builder or developer.

An example of some items of issues identified in a recent 'Handover Inspection' include,

· Incomplete painting too difficult to access areas

· Damage to kitchen appliances

· Voids in window junctions allowing drafts and insects to enter the home