Owning a house is the dream of every individual. It is generally the greatest single investment that most of the people make during their lifetime. A major portion of the hard earned money needs to be invested while purchasing a house. Hence, this decision needs to be with caution. Each and every aspect of the house or building needs proper analysis before making a decision to purchase the same. As most of the buyers do not posses in-depth knowledge regarding the various aspects or stages involved in the construction process, it is advisable that they seek the services of experts in the field so that their investment will not go down the drain but will yields profitable returns in future.
There are specialists known as building inspector who undertake the inspection of the entire building or house including every corner, walls, floors, roof, windows, doors etc. These inspectors are generally hired by a city, township and country. In addition to this, there are also private building inspectors who are not connected to any Government department or agency. The building inspectors are generally trained in one or more disciples like plumbing, building, electrical etc as they have to inspect the different aspects of the construction process.
Thus undertaking building inspection is one of the basic requirements before deciding on purchasing a building. The building inspection generally provides for safety fire and structural integrity of buildings and structures. They are responsible for the regulation of construction, alteration, and repair of buildings. Detailed inspection at the various stages of construction is carried out by them and the same are recorded for future references. In addition to the immediate role of ensuring safe construction, these inspection records provide verification of no longer visible building elements located within a building or structure. Building inspection reports helps to reveal the shortcoming and defects in the building which are very important for the buyer as it influences his buying decision. The photos of the defective areas are also included in the report.
Most of the buyers do not realize the importance of inspecting a building as they are not well aware of the benefits that it provides them. Some of the advantages and benefits of undertaking building inspection includes the following;
Thus, building inspection aids in removing all the unpleasant surprises in store for the owner and at the same time ensures that his investment will yield profitable returns in future.