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  BU559 Pre-purchase inspections

BU559.jpgThis bulletin outlines the role and content of a non-specialised pre-purchase inspection and the key points that inspections need to cover.

It outlines the requirements of NZS 4306:2005 Residential property inspection.

The bulletin covers:

  • what are pre-purchase inspections
  • standards for pre-purchase inspections
  • why get a pre-purchase inspection done
  • who should carry out the inspection
  • how long should an inspection take
  • how should the information be presented
  • what should a pre-purchase inspection cover
  • weathertightness.

Publication date: April 2013 Keywords: cladding, inspection, maintenance, moisture