August 25, 2016

Building Defect Inspection

The purchase of a new property will probably be the largest single investment any of us will ever make. Yet, it is extremely rare that we can come across a property that is free of defects because of the diverse trades required to complete the property. Most people are under the mistaken belief that the local council issuing the Certificate of Fitness for Occupation (‘CFO’) will discover problems such as defects & shoddy workmanship when they issue it. They do not. Their job is strictly to ensure that there are no by-law violations or safety issues. That said, these are […]