Building Inspections: Your Investment Property Safety Net | No BS With Birchy | EP 115

Should you do a building inspection on your properties? Your host, Nathan Birch, and special guest, Sam Robertson, General Manager and Franchisor of Jims Building Inspections Australia and New Zealand, detail what you should inspect before you invest in a property.

Sam joined Jims Building Inspections back in 2012. He had the task of introducing Jims Building Inspections interstate to NSW and then across Australia. Jims Building Inspections currently has 160 franchisees across Australia and New Zealand making Jims the largest building inspector in Australia. With their motto ‘Before you buy, before you build, Jims has helped thousands of investors and first home buyers make the right decision when buying or building their dream home.’

Episode Notes
(6:40) Sam’s Backstory
(11:16) Warning Signs Spotted by Building Inspector
(16:54) Spotting Property Defects
(19:43) The Need for a Building Inspector
(28:22) Areas to Regularly Inspect in Your Property
(30:00) Shocking Property Inspection Stories

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