Invasive Building Report – Not as we know it.

There’s a new trend in pre-purchase or pre-sale reports called an Invasive Building Report. These “invasive” reports put a camera scope into the wall cavity to obtain a limited view of the cavity between wall studs, dwangs, and the bottom plate. The scope is generally put into the wall through […] Read more »

Providing a pre-sale builders report when selling – A critical need to know

If you are putting your home up for sale, should you consider having your own building inspection? Should this be part of your “sellers info pack”? Based on the rapid increase in seller’s info packs with pre-sale builder’s reports – the answer would appear to be “Yes.” Realistically, the last […] Read more »

Reflecting on 2015 – A Real-Achievement

From Co-founder and Director Sarah Symon How often do you hear – where has the year gone, and here we are again rounding off another year.  WHAT A YEAR. As a nation we aren’t great at celebrating achievements or acknowledging success, yet who we are as an organisation and a […] Read more »

A personal journey from icebox to warmth.

Realsure director, Sarah Symon shares her very own journey transforming her house from a drafty icebox to a warm and comfortable home. Sarah moved into her new place back in 2003 and while she loved the home, going to bed wearing a beanie wasn’t a practical solution to a big problem. […] Read more »

An inconvenient truth about healthy warm homes.

Our building industry can be product driven by suppliers and the message about making your home healthy and warm can sometimes be much the same.  Fighting words perhaps, but you could be wasting your hard earned money on insulation, heating or dehumidifying systems if the home you are putting them into is […] Read more »