Open home inspection checklist: Reduce your risk when buying a house

During all the excitement and emotions of buying a house, you can sometimes forget to check inspect the property properly. This can lead to issues at settlement.

So to avoid these and help reduce the risk of buying someone else’s problems, we’ve put together an inspection checklist to prompt you with what to look for.

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If you’re buyingselling or want to transfer a property, let us help you. We offer expert property law and conveyancing across Newcastle, Maitland, Lake Macquarie, Port Stephens, Central Coast and NSW.

From contract review through to settlement, you’ll have complete confidence in our legal support, making the process of buying or selling a little easier.

What to do if your offer is accepted

From contract review through to settlement, everything we do is reliable and done with oodles of integrity. We’re here to help with all the steps of your property journey.

Step 2

We’ll provide you with advice in relation to the contract and pre-purchase inspection reports.

We negotiate the terms of the contract in partnership with you and the vendor’s solicitor or conveyancer.

Step 3

You sign the contract, pay the deposit and we exchange contracts. We’ll work hard to enable a quick exchange of contracts – so that the property is secured for you.

Step 5

On settlement day, the seller receives the money owed, the property is legally transferred into your name.

Step 6

You collect the keys and the property is yours.

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