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Dilapidation Report

Other Names

Dilapidation Survey

Dilapidation Inspection

Dilapidation Inspection Report

Condition Report

Building Dilapidation Report

Insurance Inspection

Dilapidation Report is a detailed analysis and documentation of the condition of a building in regard to building defects, integrity, and damages. It is normally done prior to any heavy construction in the vicinity of the building. It helps to minimize any potential conflict among the stakeholders in case any damage happens

A dilapidation report inspection is carried out in 2 phase

Phase 1: A report about structure and integrity of building prior to starting any work

Phase 2: A report to access any damage to property due to construction in the vicinity

How Dilapidation Report Helps

The basic benefits of  Dilapidation Report are:

  • It provides detailed information about the condition of the property before construction in the vicinity.
  • Minimize the chances of conflict in case any damage happens to the building during the construction.


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How to choose Dilapidation Report

Always use a suitably qualified person such as a licensed building inspector with proper qualification, license, and insurance to provide a professional Dilapidation Report of the property. These professions should see through any cosmetic improvements covering up faults that might otherwise be missed by an untrained eye.

A professional person will ensure that the format and content of the report comply with the relevant Australian Standard.

Please ensure that the Dilapidation Report inspector you choose has an adequate insurance cover, particularly for professional indemnity.

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What is included in Dilapidation Report

The inspector should check all accessible parts of the property. These include

  • interior of the building
  • exterior of the building
  • roof space
  • under-floor space
  • roof exterior
  • site.

Cost Guidance for Dilapidation Report

Number of Rooms


Single Story

Double Story


$200 -$300

$200 -$300

$200 -$300


$250 -$400

$275 -$400

$275 -$400


$300 -$500

$350 -$550

$375 -$600


$400 -$600

$400 -$600

$400 -$600





Who should Get Dilapidation Report

Property Seller

Property Buyers

Real Estate Agent

Loan Provider