24 Oct, 2023

I have a Major Structural Defect

By Houspect, proud partner of the AICWA and respected WA Building Inspectors.  Major Structural Defects – What to do when the REIWA Pre Purchase Building Inspection Annexure has been used 1. BACKGROUND In WA Pre Purchase Building Inspections on residential properties are generally undertaken as a result of a REIWA Purchase Contract where the Standard […]

16 Oct, 2023

Understanding Illegal Building in Perth 3 Key Considerations for Home Buyers

By Justine Gavranich AICWA member and licensee at Mosaic Settlements  Illegal building, encompassing unapproved additions or modifications to a property, presents significant financial and legal risks to potential property buyers in Perth. Roughly 30% of building assessments in Perth uncover various forms of illegal construction, underscoring its prevalence in the local real estate market. To […]