Multiple Unit Development Inspection Costings

Payments

  • Payment for our services is due after the completion of each inspection stage.
  • We email out our invoice on the day of your inspection, normally between 4 and 5pm.
  • If payment of our invoice is made within 24 hours of your inspection being carried out we offer a $30:00 prompt payment discount off each invoice.
  • If you choose not to take up our prompt payment discount offer, payment of your invoice will be due within 7 days.

We will happily carry out inspections at any stage during the construction of your Unit development, a one-off Pre Handover inspection or at each and every stage and offer the following rates to help you achieve your desired finish:-

Two Unit Developments

  • Possible saving on single separate dwelling price of around 10%.
  • These prices only apply if both inspections are carried out at the same site and time and invoice together on the same invoice, if these inspections need to be done separately then our single dwelling rates apply.
  • Our $ 30.00 prompt payment discount applies per invoice or to both units collectively, not separately.
  • You will receive a single report covering both units.
Bundled Inspections Single Storey Double Storey
Concrete Slab Pre Pour Stage $ 465.00 for each unit $ 465.00 for each unit
Frame Stage $ 420.00 for each unit $ 465.00 for each unit
Pre Plaster Stage $ 438.00 for each unit $ 483.00 for each unit
Fixing/Waterproof Stage $ 555.00 for each unit $ 600.00 for each unit
Pre Handover Stage $ 555.00 for each unit $ 600.00 for each unit
Single Stage Inspection Single Storey Double Storey
Pre Handover Stage $ 600.00 for each unit $ 645.00 for each unit

Three Unit Developments

  • Possible saving on single separate dwelling price of around 12½%.
  • These prices only apply if all three inspections are carried out at the same site and time and invoice together on the same invoice, if these inspections need to be done separately then our single dwelling rates apply.
  • Our $ 30.00 prompt payment discount applies per invoice or to all three units collectively, not separately.
  • You will receive a single report covering all three units.
Bundled Inspections Single Storey Double Storey
Concrete Slab Pre Pour Stage $ 445.00 for each unit $ 445.00 for each unit
Frame Stage $ 400.00 for each unit $ 445.00 for each unit
Pre Plaster Stage $ 450.00 for each unit $ 465.00 for each unit
Fixing/Waterproof Stage $ 535.00 for each unit $ 575.00 for each unit
Pre Handover Stage $ 535.00 for each unit $ 575.00 for each unit
Single Stage Inspection Single Storey Double Storey
Pre Handover Stage $ 575.00 for each unit $ 620.00 for each unit

Four Unit Developments

  • Possible saving on single separate dwelling price of around 15%.
  • These prices only apply if all four inspections are carried out at the same site and time and invoice together on the same invoice, if these inspections need to be done separately then our single dwelling rates apply.
  • Our $ 30.00 prompt payment discount applies per invoice or to all four units collectively, not separately.
  • You will receive a single report covering all four units.
Bundled Inspections Single Storey Double Storey
Concrete Slab Pre Pour Stage $ 430.00 for each unit $ 430.00 for each unit
Frame Stage $ 390.00 for each unit $ 430.00 for each unit
Pre Plaster Stage $ 405.00 for each unit $ 445.00 for each unit
Fixing/Waterproof Stage $ 510.00 for each unit $ 550.00 for each unit
Pre Handover Stage $ 510.00 for each unit $ 550.00 for each unit
Single Stage Inspection Single Storey Double Storey
Pre Handover Stage $ 550.00 for each unit $ 600.00 for each unit

Other Inspections

For five unit developments or greater, On Site Meetings, Maintenance or any other stage type inspection please contact us for a quote.

Re Inspections

Include our site attendance and an updated report on the status of all items from our original report.

Prices per visit per development:-
Two units-  $ 495:00.
Three units-        $ 595:00.
Four units- $ 695:00.

Conditions our pricing rates are provided subject to:

a) All of our prices are inclusive of GST.

b) Prices are current for all jobs with an initial inspection commencing prior to 1 January 2016.

c)  All inspections come with a fully detailed written report normally delivered within 1-3 business days.

d) Inspection rates cover a single visual inspection of the works carried out by your builder up to the time of our attendance. They cover a once only site inspection/attendance and our fully detailed written report. They do not include or cover any further inspections, re-inspections, site meetings; additional written correspondence or email review, responses, or replies.

e) Additional work carried out by us including our attendance to re-inspections; site meetings; the review of correspondence from your builder; the preparation of additional correspondence to yourself for your builder etc. will be charged for at $ 180:00 per hour.

f)  Building area include Garages, Porches, Balconies, Alfresco’s and the like.

g) All of our site inspections, reports, correspondence and advice, whether written or verbal, are carried out and provided subject to the limitations and exclusions detailed in our standard terms and conditions that are set out within the Sample Reports provided on this web site.

h) As the intention of our service is to identify defects as they arise during the building process, a form of preventative maintenance, we do not allow for the additional time and expense to produce our Stage Inspection reports in accordance with Practice Note 2 under Section 158 of the Victorian Civil and Administrative Tribunal Act 1998 (VCAT PN2). Therefore, in the unlikely event that your matter proceeds to VCAT an additional addendum will have to be prepared and attached to your report, the cost of which is in addition to the initial fee charged.

i)   Attendances to VCAT Mediations; Compulsory Conferences; Hearings and Views carry a minimum 5 hour charge per half day.

j)   Out prompt payment discount is not offered or available on any hourly rate work.

k) We reserve our right to review these rates periodically, however current rates will be held for jobs in progress.