How to Inspect Properties for Sale
Agents who are dealing for property for sales should ensure that they have all the necessary details about the property before they start their inspections. With enough information, the use of the property and even how it will be marketed will be defined. By getting all the necessary factors, it will be easier to inspect the property for sale. Anybody who is out to inspect the property for sale should follow the following tips.
The details of the plans and drawings of the property as it were before construction is important. With this, you will be able to have an idea about the age of the property and its original configuration before its construction. 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. Make sure that you check at the planning office about information regarding construction approval.
The presence of the title of the property will be enough to know the boundaries of the property. Inquire from the property owner about the boundaries and anything regarding encroachments. Inquire from the property owner if there are problems with the boundaries. Should there be any doubts about property boundaries, you should get a property surveyor to re-peg the boundary points. You should also consult the immediate neighboring property owners to know about the local area and any problem related to the properties.
Buyers and tenants will pay closer attention to the services and amenities of the property. There are several ways you can identify this services supplied to the property though you may require more details and information. This is the case with energy capability and supply from the power grid within the street. Such information is very important to industrial type tenants or building occupiers that needs greater levels of energy for manufacturing.
Inquire about special factors like energy consumption, heritage issues and environmental matters. These factors are often those that provide a lot of significant challenges for property owners and occupants. Everything touching on compliance and legislation regarding all the special factors will dictate the usage and occupancy of the property. If there are any doubts regarding the factors, you should go in person and get various information from the local property authority and even ask for a written evidence. With this written evidence, you will then provide to various buyers and tenants inquiring for the same.