Talking Points – Why does HouseCheck exist?

       


The best way to understanding the HouseCheck business is to understand WHY we exist.
 

HouseCheck is  transforming the real estate industry” – by building bridges of trust between sellers, estate agents and buyers 

 
The HouseCheck strategy is to build bridges of trust between buyers, sellers and estate agents to produce a fairer outcome in the context of the South African property market.
 

HouseCheck is the best partner to facilitate a hassle free transfer of a property. Relieving the agent of come backs and creating understanding between the parties as to the true condition of the property.
 
HouseCheck is efficient and accurate.
 

HouseCheck’s Credibility

  1. Our inspectors are trained by SAHITA – South African Home Inspection Training Academy
  2. Our inspectors are all members of NABISA – National Association of Building Inspectors of South Africa.
  3. Our reports all go through a quality control process
  4. We have been in business for 8 years and are probably the market leaders.
  5. We have national representation in all the metropolitan areas.
  6. We have the quickest turn around time in the country.
  7. Our inspection systems are the best in the country.

HouseCheck’s  Products:

HouseCheck Inspection prices are determined by the number of rooms, not square meterage. The inspector needs 2 to three hours on the property to gather data. Estate Agents normally facilitate this process.
 
Different HouseCheck products are tailored to different types of clients.
 

The VITAL Inspection – For Sellers

The Vital report is limited to serious defects in the following areas: Structure, damp, geysers, roof, grounds and storm water drainage, interiors and observable issues with gas, electrical, plumbing and electrical fence installations. 

The VITAL Plus Inspection – For Buyers and Sellers

The Vital Plus report is limited to serious defects in the following areas: Structure, damp, geysers, roof, grounds and storm water drainage, interiors and observable issues with gas, electrical, plumbing and electrical fence installations. The Vital Plus also includes cost estimates of repairs to defects.

The Comprehensive Inspection – For Buyers

This is our main product and top seller. the comprehensive inspection covers structure, damp, geysers, roof, grounds and storm water drainage, interiors in detail and includes cost estimates of all repairs. 
 

SNAG inspections for buyers from developers

Developers normally give buyers 14 days in which to give them a snag list of all items to be attended to by the builder/developer. The HouseCheck inspectors will do a detailed SNAG of the property in all areas such as structure, damp, geysers, roof, grounds and storm water drainage, interiors and observable issues with gas, electrical, plumbing and electrical fence installations. 
 

Specialist Inspections for when there are problems:

Damp inspections.

Penetrating and rising damp can affect a property by weakening the structure, create unsafe living conditions and generally cause unsightly finishes. The HouseCheck inspector will report on all damp areas and express an opinion on the probable causes of the dampness. 
 

Roof inspections

Incorrectly built roofs or older roofs can be problematic for property owners especially when they fail to perform according to their design. Problems with roof structures are not limited to the roof covering but can also include issues with design, weathering and supporting structure. 
 

“Grateful to have a good report for Agent to offer prospective buyer”

- Nell Browne

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