This is a good, short read about why you should invest in a building survey before you make what is for most, the largest purchase of your lifetime.

See the HOBANZ website for more information about what you need to know to protect yourself when purchasing a home.

1. How to Choose a Building Surveyor
2. What to Expect from a Building Survey 
3. Building Survey as a Condition of the Sale and Purchase 
    Agreement
4. Weathertight Surveys

We also highly recommend methamphetamine testing as a condition of the Sale and Purchase Agreement.

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