How to Inspect Properties for Sale
Property for sales inspection isn’t a simple thing that can just be done simply as it demands for full gathering of information by an agent. How the subject property is used or marketed depends to a larger extent on how much of the information is available. Effective and efficient inspections of property for sale will depend much more on these factors. Check the following guidelines that will guide you through as you prepare for property for sale inspections.
Find the general plans and drawings for the property. These details give you a great idea of the age of the property and the original configuration when first constructed. You may find that how the property was to be constructed doesn’t appear to have been and this should give you the go-ahead to check whether the construction and building approvals were followed.
Marketing a property that is not legally approved for the configuration or usage can give a lot of problems on sales and settlement process. The work was done by property buyers before settlement often finds some issues in construction approval. To supplement whatever the property owner will give you, it is important that you find on your own about this kind of details.
The presence of the title of the property will be enough to know the boundaries of the property. Find out from the owner if there are any encroachments on the boundaries of the property. Inquire from the property owner if there are problems with the boundaries. If the boundaries aren’t clear, ensure that you see a surveyor to fix the boundary points. As part of this process, find out any other challenges that the properties face from the adjacent property owners.
The services and amenities of the property will be very crucial and of importance to the property buyers and tenants. It is an easy task to identify all the services directed to the property even though you will require more details. You will have to gather more information about the energy power supply to the property. If the property tenants or occupiers are those that work on manufacturing processes, energy supply will be of great importance to them.
Inquire about special factors like energy consumption, heritage issues and environmental matters. Such things are often very problematic to property owners and occupants. Various things like compliance and legislation touching on each category will impact a lot on the property used or occupants. You should check with the local property authority to learn more about these things and get written evidence. Should there be any buyer or tenants asking for all these, you will be able to provide.