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New Home Inspection

Other Names

New Home Construction inspection

New Construction Inspection

Building inspection for new homes

construction inspection

New home building inspection

New Home Inspection

New Home Inspection is a building inspection through the entire building process of construction of a building. It mainly comprised of the 5 stages mentioned below

Base Stage – This inspection is carried out before the concrete is poured.  This ensures that workmanship is up to standard

Frame Stage –  This inspection is carried out after the framework has been completed.  Inspector check for constructed wall frame, their plumb and correct installation of bracing.

Lockup/Pre-Plaster Stage– This  inspection is carried out just before the plastering of walls and ceiling. At this point,  plumbers, electrician, heating, cooling and other contractors have finished their installation and pipework. the roof coverings are fixed, external doors and windows are fixed.

Fixing Stage – In this stage,  All the cabinet and cupboards,  doors, internal cladding, architraves, skirting, sinks are inspected for proper installation.

Final Inspection (PCI)  – The final inspection for your new home construction is known as the handover inspection. At this stage, all the installations are inspected for proper working.

How New Home Inspection benefits

The basic benefits of the inspection report done before buying a property are:

  • It provides you information about what you are getting.
  • Using the inspection report to get the building defects repaired before it is too late. 
  • acquiring specialist advice to make sure that construction is done according to standards.

For a detailed list of benefits of this Inspection , Please click the link ( 7 must reason for building inspection)

How to choose New Home Inspector

Always use a suitably qualified person such as a licensed building inspector with proper qualification, license, and insurance to provide a professional report of the New home. 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 New Home inspector you choose has an adequate insurance cover, particularly for professional indemnity. For more information, you may like to read Fair Trading Website

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What is included in the New Home inspection

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

New Home Inspection Cost Guidance for each stage

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 it done

Property Seller

Property Buyers

Real Estate Agent

Loan Provider