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Pre-Purchase Building Inspections & Exterior Envelope Inspections

Purchasing a property, either residential or commercial, is an expensive undertaking and defects in buildings can be difficult to detect for the untrained eye.

Here at Grant Hunt we have considerable experience and expertise in Pre-Purchase Inspection and Exterior Envelope Inspections – so you can have peace of mind that nothing will be missed.

Our Team regularly undertakes professional development ensuring that we are up to date with the latest industry knowledge.

See a list of our Team’s qualifications and experience.


  • prepurchase1Thorough and extensive building inspections by highly qualified staff, providing comprehensive written reports.
  • An interpretation of the City Council’s property file with Council conditions  attached to all reports if applicable – so you don’t get caught purchasing a building that has illegal building work.
  • Well illustrated reports using photos to make our reports easy to understand.
  • Our Pre-Purchase Building Inspection reports include foundations/subfloor space/basement, exterior cladding and trims, exterior timber joinery, roof and spouting, roof space, interior finishes, electrical, plumbing and sundries.
  • Our Exterior Building Envelope Inspection reports focus on exterior claddings and moisture ingress. The inspection includes the roof, the roof space, under floor and exterior cladding.


For more information, contact us today.

The building inspection by Grant Hunt gave us peace of mind, and satisfied the bank's requirements. The staff at Grant Hunt went out of their way to meet the tight time frame imposed by the conditions of sale. We would not hesitate to recommend Grant Hunt Building Consultants Ltd.

Rodney Roberts, Nelson

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