BUYING OR SELLING WITH CONFIDENCE. WITH A TEAM OF IN-HOUSE CIVIL AND STRUCTURAL ENGINEERS, WE CAN HELP YOU CONFIRM THAT YOUR PROPERTY IS UP TO CODE. PROTECT YOUR INVESTMENT AND LEARN WHAT ISSUES MAY COME UP BEFORE YOU PURCHASE OR MAKE SURE THAT THE PROPERTY IS SAFE AND MEETS THE LATEST BUILDING CODES.
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Structural Inspection Survey vs Property Inspection
|Property Inspection||Structural Inspection|
|Cost||Depending on the property’s size, location, condition, etc.||Depending on the property’s size, location, condition, etc|
|Carried out by||Certified Property Inspector or Civil Engineer||Residential Structural Engineer|
|What the inspection assesses||The overall condition and safety of the systems, including electrical, plumbing, heating, and HVAC. This also includes a visual inspection of the visible structural components of the house.||The structural integrity and safety of the property’s foundation, walls, floors, and roof.|
|Areas covered||Chania Old Town, Chania City Centre, Akrotiri, Apokoronas, Platanias, Kissamos, Palaiochora, Sfakia, Rethymnon.||Chania Old Town, Chania City Centre, Akrotiri, Apokoronas, Platanias, Kissamos, Palaiochora, Sfakia, Rethymnon, Heraklion.|
|Time taken to receive report||48 hours – 14 days||Up to 14 days|
The associated cost can be higher depending on the size of the property and whether any specialist expertise is needed when evaluating. For example, a very old property will need a structural engineer who specializes with properties of that era.
Property Inspection Options
Property inspections are a critical part of both, buying and selling real estate transaction processes. Failure to obtain an accurate inspection could potentially cost you a great deal of money and hassles in the long run.
Buying a residential property in Chania, Crete is a significant investment and you should be also confident that what you're buying is sound and fit for purpose.
Getting a building inspection report on the property will uncover any existing issues with the property, and give you the confidence to decide if the property is right for you.
Knowing the condition of a property allows you to make an appropriately informed offer, or budget for repairs or remodeling works later.
When selling your property, you always want to make sure you can get the best, yet reliable price and that no unexpected defects or risks arise which may significantly reduce the asking selling price or discourage, potential buyers.
Getting an inspection report on your property before putting it on the real estate market will provide you all the facts you need to price your property accordingly, or to make the necessary updates - renovations prior to sale to ensure you get the best price.
Do you have a particular issue you'd like inspected or advice on maintenance requirements?
We can conduct non-invasive inspection and provide advice, recommendations and problem solving on what to do next.