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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 the areas of concern and get an indication of the costs to repair them. Request a property inspection report now and if you are buying, you'll be fully refunded if you take up a bond from Standard Bank


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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 that includes:

  • A detailed list of repairs that need to be done
  • An estimated cost of the repairs
  • An estimated replacement cost (to be provided to your building insurance)
  • A refund, when you take up the bond through Standard Bank

See terms and conditions

What is excluded

The following are key exclusions or services not provided:

  • Review of the appropriate technical design and dimensions of specific structural items e.g., the design and supporting structures of the roof or, in the case of a thatch roof, the design and dimensions of the lightning conductor 
  • 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. However, this cost is fully refundable if the property inspection is done prior to applying for a bond and subject to getting the bond from Standard Bank.
How to get it

Send us an email on  [email protected]

  • What you get
  • What is excluded
  • What it costs
  • How to get it

A property inspection that includes:

  • A detailed list of repairs that need to be done
  • An estimated cost of the repairs
  • An estimated replacement cost (to be provided to your building insurance)
  • A refund, when you take up the bond through Standard Bank

See terms and conditions

The following are key exclusions or services not provided:

  • Review of the appropriate technical design and dimensions of specific structural items e.g., the design and supporting structures of the roof or, in the case of a thatch roof, the design and dimensions of the lightning conductor 
  • 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. However, this cost is fully refundable if the property inspection is done prior to applying for a bond and subject to getting the bond from Standard Bank.

Send us an email on  [email protected]