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Discussion in 'Repairs & Maintenance' started by Tranquilo, 19th Jun, 2015.

  1. Tranquilo

    Tranquilo Well-Known Member Premium Member

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    Hi Guy's,
    I'm going to see a property tomorrow and the agent said that down stairs failed a building report due to slight dampness. Its a high set in the Logan area.
    Maybe could get for a good price but is this a easy fix, to fix the dampness problem?.

    I know without seeing it and more Info its a hard one to answer.
    But generally is dampness fixable without a lot of cost.

    The agent who has told me isn't the representing agent so I think its possible to slash the price on this one.
     
  2. Be Developer

    Be Developer Property Developer Business Member

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    @Tranquilo ,

    Best to get Plumber or Building inspector to look at it.

    assumption could cost you lot of money when it comes to building defects!
     
  3. Tranquilo

    Tranquilo Well-Known Member Premium Member

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    Thanks Be Developer.

    Anyway I took another agent with me to check the place out. Even though not being in a flood overlay, 6 or 7 weeks ago they had a heavy rain which blew in under the door and flooded the bottom of the high set.
    So it was moldy carpet and the skirting boards felt soft. Also not legal height. On top of that upstairs felt like you were walking through drunk. Could of only been warped boards but feel its more than that.
    Not going to waste money on building inspection, crossed that one off the list:)
     
  4. MRTLR1000

    MRTLR1000 Active Member

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    sounds a good call....go to next one