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Proudly Northland owned and operated we help our clients make well informed decisions when purchasing or selling property from the North Shore to the Bay of Islands

Scope Building Surveyors specialise in:

• Comprehensive Pre-Purchase Building reports

• Meth Testing

• Weathertight Assessments.

Engaging the services of an impartial, qualified Building Surveyor whenever you are purchasing property ensures you know exactly what you are investing in, after all a house is one of the biggest financial commitments many of us will make so it pays to be sure your investment isn’t hiding any nasty surprises.

Buying a property without a comprehensive pre-purchase inspection is risky business, not only could you end up with some costly problems that would have been identified, you may also severely limit your ability to claim damages.
It is imperative when deciding on an inspection company you make sure you are choosing the right people for the job. You want to find out the following.

• Are they fully insured to conduct these services? At a minimum, they will need Public Indemnity insurance with adequate cover.

• Does the individual carrying out the inspection have a relevant technical qualification and experience – to the building industry?

• Are the inspections carried out to NZS4306 - The standard for property inspections? A very important aspect. This sets out the minimum standard of Inspection, competency and reporting levels required to provide protection to the consumer.

Scope Building Surveyors are trade qualified, Licenced Building Practitioners and trained by the countries two leading industry education providers.
Fully insured, all our inspections are carried out in strict accordance with NZS4306.
We pride ourselves on the ability to build strong relationships with our clients.
Next time you’re in the property market, give the friendly team at Scope Building Surveyors a call.

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