Pre-purchase Building & Pest

Pre-Purchase Building Inspections:

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Pre-Purchase Building and Pest Inspections:

Building Assessment Unit understands the significance of pre-purchase building and pest inspections in the home buying process and that’s why we offer a comprehensive service aimed at providing prospective buyers with a clear understanding of the condition of the property they intend to purchase.

 Our team conducts thorough inspections, meticulously examining both minor and major defects within the home providing you a comprehensive written report which is fully photographed and emailed within 4 hours of the inspection completion.  From structural integrity to pest infestations, Building Assessment Unit leaves no stone unturned in our assessment process.

Building Inspection:

Structural Integrity: The inspector evaluates the condition of the property’s structural elements, including the foundation, walls, roof void, subfloor, floors, and ceilings. They look for signs of damage, such as cracks, settlement or water intrusion, that may affect the building’s stability or safety.

Interior and Exterior Features: The inspection covers various interior and exterior components such as doors, windows, stairs, decks, balconies, siding, fences and drainage systems. Any visible defects or maintenance issues are fully documented and detailed.

Roof Exterior: The inspector checks the functionality and condition of exterior of the roof, detailing and major or minor defects that may exist.

Subfloor: The inspection covers the subfloor (where existing) and the overall condition and structural integrity, health and amenity providing you a detailed and photographed overview of all major and minor findings.

Pest Inspection:

Termite and Pest Activity: The pest inspector examines the property for evidence of termite infestations or other pest-related issues. They look for signs such as termite mud tubes, wood damage, droppings, or nests.

Moisture Levels: High moisture levels in certain areas of the property can attract pests like termites. The inspector may use moisture meters to detect areas of excess moisture that could indicate potential pest problems.

Risk Assessment: Based on their findings, the pest inspector assesses the risk of pest infestation and provides recommendations for prevention or treatment if necessary.

Combining both building and pest inspections provides homebuyers with a comprehensive understanding of the property’s condition and any potential risks or issues they may face. Armed with this information, buyers can make informed decisions about whether to proceed with the purchase, negotiate with the seller for repairs or treatment, or budget for future maintenance costs. Ultimately, a pre-purchase building and pest inspection can help buyers avoid unpleasant surprises and ensure a smoother transition into homeownership

Our Customers are Talking

Geno Alvarez
Geno Alvarez
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These guys are the best. Professional, courteous, quick and knowledgeable. My pre purchase home inspection gave me the confidence to renegotiate our offer because of some issues discovered in the inspection. Thank you! BAU.
Joanna P
Joanna P
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No Worries Mate! If you need a Home inspection in Melbourne call the Building Assessment Unit. They did a great job for me, I highly recommend.
Chris Rose
Chris Rose
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I needed a Home inspection the best and I had a great experience with BAUThe Inspector showed up on time and was able to clearly explain everything before the work began. Not only was the price lower than the other Home Inspection companies I called he was quick, professional thanks!
Alex S
Alex S
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Building Assessment Unit were great. We needed a home inspection because our house was damaged in big storm They were able to schedule us quickly, they were there on time, the work was completed very efficiently, and they actually charged us a little below what the estimate was. Fantastic group, and I would certainly use them again!
Candice G
Candice G
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Mark did an amazing job. Getting the appointment was very easy, I texted and he called back right away. The Job was done quickly and professionally. He came recommended by a friend, and I can only recommend BAU further!
John Ortega
John Ortega
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I highly recommend Building Assessment Unit. I had to have major work done on our house including installing a new electrical panel and new plumbing underneath the house to allow for the installation of an EV charger and new electric appliances that would replace our failing gas oven and cooktop. Getting confirmation that all is well helps my wife and I peace of mind.

Why Choose Building Assessment Unit

Melbourne Home Inspection Services Services?

Choosing Building Assessment Unit means partnering with a trusted Building Consutant dedicated to delivering exceptional service and tangible results. Here’s why clients rely on us:


Our team comprises seasoned professionals with extensive experience in building assessment and related fields.

Tailored Solutions:

We understand that every project is unique, which is why we tailor our services to meet the specific needs and objectives of each client.

Client-Centric Approach:

At Building Assessment Unit, client satisfaction is our top priority. We prioritise clear communication, responsiveness, and transparency throughout the assessment process.

Commitment to Quality:

We adhere to the highest standards of quality and integrity in everything we do, ensuring reliable and accurate results.


Innovation: We stay abreast of the latest advancements in building assessment technologies and methodologies, enabling us to deliver innovative solutions that drive value for our clients.

Time and Cost Savings

A thorough inspection can uncover hidden problems or potential issues with the property before you finalize the purchase. Addressing these issues upfront saves you time and money!

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