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Inspectors Down Under Identify Lots of Problems


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Brisbane, Australia

One in three homes sold have a range of problems that could add thousands of dollars to the cost of the property, according to a building advisory service. That's why those who are flocking to benefit from the Federal Government's First Home Owners Boost need to tread carefully before making their property purchase, says Archicentre, the building advisory service of the Australian Institute of Architects.

Mortgage broker Mortgage Choice has announced a 577 per cent leap in the completion of inquiry forms by first-time buyers.

Archicentre state manager Ron Tanton said that with property clearance rates at an all-time low, interest rates dropping, Prime Minister Kevin Rudd tripling the first-home buyers grant for new homes to $21,000 and doubling it to $14,000 for existing homes, it was important home buyers did not drop their guard on taking basic precautions when purchasing a home.

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Hi Tom,

Oh, by negative comments are you referring to the feedback box underneath? Well, I can't be held responsible for those - I don't even bother to read them most of the time. The people that usually respond to those things always seem to be so angry. Tut, tut.

ONE TEAM - ONE FIGHT!!!

Mike

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