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Whether you’re buying or selling or just want to keep your home in good condition, you’ll need a property inspection report to understand areas that may need attention. Request a property inspection report and for a limited time, if you are buying, you'll be fully refunded if you take up a bond from Standard Bank.

SOME OF THE BENEFITS

Buying a home?

Make sure you know exactly what you’re purchasing. Will the house need repairs? Request a property inspection report now if you are buying, you'll be fully refunded if you take up a bond from Standard Bank can also help with financing of repairs

Selling a home?

A property inspection is the best way to know what needs to be repaired so you can get the best price when selling. Plus, we can also estimate the market value for you.

Maintaining your home?

We can help you maintain your home so that it retains the value. We can also let you know whether your home is over or under-insured.
What you get

A property inspection report that includes:

  • A detailed list of repairs that need to be done
  • An estimated cost of the repairs
  • An estimated  replacement value (your insurer will request this when you want to insure the property)
  • A refund, when you take up the bond through Standard Bank (for new home buyers, for a limited time period)

See terms and conditions

What is excluded

The following are key exclusions or services not provided:

  • Identification of roof, wall and other leaks that may only occur under unusual conditions
  • Review of the inner workings of mechanical items e.g., heating, ventilation and air-conditioning
  • Review of the underground or inside-wall-or-slab pipes, drains or foundations
  • Review of the safety and compliance of electrical installations (a certificate of compliance is required)
  • Review of the safety and compliance of gas installations (a certificate of compliance is required)
  • Review of the safety and compliance of electric fence installations (a certificate of compliance is required)
  • Review of the working condition, functionality or usability of any security alarm installation
  • Review of subsidence or landslip risk (a soil engineering report is required)
  • Review of any other area or aspect of a property that may be required by law to be certified
  • Identification of any hidden defects

(Please refer to T&Cs for the complete list of exclusions>

What it costs
The cost of a property inspection is between R2 000 and R3 500, depending on the size of the property. 
How to get it

Send us an email on  [email protected]

  1. Click on the "Request a Service" button  above
  2. Complete the information requested and be sure to read the "terms and Conditions"
  3. We will send you a personalised quotation for this service
  4. If you would like to proceed, then you need to make the payment into the account indicated on the quotation
  5. Get the owner of the property to complete a "consent form" giving us permission to do the property inspection. This form is emailed to you with the quotation
  6. Once we've received payment and the consent form, one of our service providers will contact the owner (or agent) within 1 business day to schedule the property inspection
  7. Once the inspection is completed, you'll receive the report within 3 business days
  • What you get
  • What is excluded
  • What it costs
  • How to get it

A property inspection report that includes:

  • A detailed list of repairs that need to be done
  • An estimated cost of the repairs
  • An estimated  replacement value (your insurer will request this when you want to insure the property)
  • A refund, when you take up the bond through Standard Bank (for new home buyers, for a limited time period)

See terms and conditions

The following are key exclusions or services not provided:

  • Identification of roof, wall and other leaks that may only occur under unusual conditions
  • Review of the inner workings of mechanical items e.g., heating, ventilation and air-conditioning
  • Review of the underground or inside-wall-or-slab pipes, drains or foundations
  • Review of the safety and compliance of electrical installations (a certificate of compliance is required)
  • Review of the safety and compliance of gas installations (a certificate of compliance is required)
  • Review of the safety and compliance of electric fence installations (a certificate of compliance is required)
  • Review of the working condition, functionality or usability of any security alarm installation
  • Review of subsidence or landslip risk (a soil engineering report is required)
  • Review of any other area or aspect of a property that may be required by law to be certified
  • Identification of any hidden defects

(Please refer to T&Cs for the complete list of exclusions>

The cost of a property inspection is between R2 000 and R3 500, depending on the size of the property. 

Send us an email on  [email protected]

  1. Click on the "Request a Service" button  above
  2. Complete the information requested and be sure to read the "terms and Conditions"
  3. We will send you a personalised quotation for this service
  4. If you would like to proceed, then you need to make the payment into the account indicated on the quotation
  5. Get the owner of the property to complete a "consent form" giving us permission to do the property inspection. This form is emailed to you with the quotation
  6. Once we've received payment and the consent form, one of our service providers will contact the owner (or agent) within 1 business day to schedule the property inspection
  7. Once the inspection is completed, you'll receive the report within 3 business days