Get A Pre-Purchase Property Inspection In Ashburton and Mid Canterbury

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Get A Pre-Purchase Property Inspection In Ashburton and Mid Canterbury

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Red-LBP-Timaru Ashburton Selwyn - Mid Canterbury

Introducing

Mark Smith

Ashburton / Mid Canterbury Franchise Owner

Mark is the franchise owner for the Mid Canterbury District.

Born and bred in the Temuka district he moved back to the area with his wife Trish after a few years overseas.

Mark is a trade-certified carpenter with over 30 years experience both in New Zealand and overseas. He has been a Licensed Building Practitioner since 2010 and before joining the Red LBP team he has run his building business doing residential new builds and renovations since 2005.

With Mark’s years of experience in the building industry, it has given him a great understanding of the construction process and what to look out for in a house inspection. He is looking forward to helping you into your next home with a pre-purchase report.

In his spare time, Mark enjoys boating and water sports with his family and rugby in the winter (watching not playing)!

Contact Mark direct on 027 617 7079

Book A Pre-Purchase Property Inspection Now!

Mark can help you with a range of property reports in the following suburbs.

  • Ashburton
  • Eiffelton
  • Wakanui
  • Pendarves
  • Dorie
  • Rakaia
  • Winchmore
  • Mayfield
  • Ruapuna
  • Mount Somers
  • Staveley
  • Methven
  • Ashburton Lakes
  • Lake Clearwater

Selecting The Right Pre-Purchase Report

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Verbal Building Report

When it comes to pre-auction inspections, Verbal Reports are the perfect fit for those who need a quick turn-around because time is a premium and you just want an experts eye run over the property you're about to bid on.

An experienced LBP will come and do a site visit, checking on key structural and cosmetic elements, and have a chat with you over the phone about anything you should be concerned about so you can bid with total confidence.
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Written Building Report

This is the report you need when you are buying or selling. It is extremely comprehensive yet easy to read, great for lenders and insurers.

It will highlight and advise on any issues viewed from a construction experts’ perspective, putting focus on the structural elements of the home. It will provide you with all of the information you need to inform yourself or a potential buyer about the status of the house from a practical point of view.

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Healthy Homes Report

The Healthy Homes Standards aim to make a significant change to the quality of New Zealand rental homes and cover improvements to heating, insulation, and ventilation and addressing issues with moisture ingress, drainage and draught stopping.

This report will identify the elements of the dwelling that need immediate repairs to assist with keeping it compliant with the Healthy Homes Guarantee Act 2017.

Additional Reports That You Can 'Add-On'

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Meth Testing Report

Unfortunately, meth testing is one of those things that is a big part of buying and selling and renting a home. Make sure you add on meth testing for your home for peace of mind, and as a document to prove it has been checked for your insurer should any issues arise.

Once samples are taken and sent to the laboratory it takes 2 working days to complete the testing (this excludes courier delivery time). Testing is carried out in accordance to NZS8510.

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Floor Level Report

The Canterbury Earthquakes have taught us that floor level surveys help significantly to prove after an event that issues to do with your foundations are not historic... Make life easier for yourself and tack on having these checked by our qualified LBPs to safeguard your home for any future claim.

Floor level surveys will also help with understanding the current status of the foundations which will be useful for any future developments of the property such as renovations.

Only construction professionals who understand how homes are built truly have the experience and expertise to identify the elements of a house and provide you with the information you need to decide if a house is a good investment – or not.

A Red LBP pre-purchase inspection report will give you what you need. It will be clear, well communicated, well laid out, and focused on the identification of all visible elements of the property, providing insight and expertise into any issues from a construction perspective.

Experienced Property Inspectors

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All our property inspectors are experienced construction professionals and are competent at the identification of all structural and weather tightness elements of residential buildings. They are trade qualified individuals with years of building know-how under their belts.

We have a simple process for booking your pre-purchase property inspection, just pick a time that suits you and the booking will be added directly into your local Red LBP inspectors' calendar. Job done!

Our software allows our inspectors to generate 90% of the report in the field so with the exception of traveling back to the office and adding a few notes relative to your property we're able to turn around pre-purchase reports really quick. Sometimes within 24 hours!

Buying and selling a home can be expensive, because of this The Red LBP has made sure that we have flexible payment options, you can choose to pay now by credit card or pay later by direct bank transfer making booking online as painless as possible.

Only construction professionals who understand how homes are built truly have the experience and expertise to identify the elements of a house and provide you with the information you need to decide if a house is a good investment – or not.

A Red LBP pre-purchase inspection report will give you what you need. It will be clear, well communicated, well laid out, and focused on the identification of all visible elements of the property, providing insight and expertise into any issues from a construction perspective.

Experienced Property Inspectors

All our property inspectors are experienced construction professionals and are competent at the identification of all structural and weather tightness elements of residential buildings. They are trade qualified individuals with years of building know-how under their belts.

Save Time

We have a simple process for booking your pre-purchase property inspection, just pick a time that suits you and the booking will be added directly into your local Red LBP inspectors' calendar. Job done!

Quick
Turn Around

Our software allows our inspectors to generate 90% of the report in the field so with the exception of traveling back to the office and adding a few notes relative to your property we're able to turn around pre-purchase reports really quick. Sometimes within 24 hours!

Flexible
Payment Terms

Buying and selling a home can be expensive, because of this The Red LBP has made sure that we have flexible payment options, you can choose to pay now by credit card or pay later by direct bank transfer making booking online as painless as possible.

Frequently Asked Questions

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“Dan easily builds rapport with a wide range of clients from first home buyers to individuals in the property industry. They have found working with Dan to be very valuable to their transaction. Dan makes the information and reporting thorough yet easy to understand, and it is tailored to each client and property. If issues are identified at a property, Dan has helpful and practical suggestions for solutions and provides valuable information so the clients can assess their risk.  I have no hesitation in referring Dan from The Red LBP to any clients and other industry professionals as well as friends and family.”

CATRINA H, SOLICITOR

“Having a builders report helps all of my clients make sound decisions when it comes to the property that they are buying. Red LBP have always offered fast and professional advise which is appreciated by everyone involved. When it comes to buying a property a builders report is a must and getting one from Red LBP means you’ll get one from an expert.”

JONATHAN L, MORTGAGE ADVISOR

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