Yes, of course you do and for so many reasons!
A pre purchase inspection is required during the cooling off or pre auction to determine if the house or property is too defective or not, you need one or you take a big risk.
You need a Qualified Building Inspector to check for any structural issues. Any structural issues may not be apparent to the untrained eye that that is where we come in.
If you purchase a home that does not conform with the Building Codes and Standards of Australia – you will be responsible for any costs to bring it up to the standard and building code of Australia.
Pre Purchase inspections will reveal any areas of your home that maybe be unsafe and have dangerous materials in your roof or walls. Finding these hazards could safe you from purchasing something that will be a headache and a waste of money in the future.