When buying a new-build property it is very common for the sales staff to put you off using a professional snagging company and explain that there is no need because the site and warranty inspector will have been inspected it and signed it off.
Unfortunately the biggest mistake that new-build purchasers make is they trust this and find out issues the hard way.
The above photograph was taken by our snagging inspector Frazer today and it goes to show how serious issues can be missed by all those that go around before us.
One of the worst houses we have inspected externally was actually very good inside and the customer walked around and almost cancelled the inspection with us! So if you are considering a snagging inspection, don't just base your decision on the quality internally when walking around as there will be many things only our inspectors will be able to identify using specialist equipment.
A Snaggers Blog
HomeSnag inspectors are experts at inspecting new-build houses. This blog shares real examples to demonstrate the importance of getting your new build house or apartment snagged professionally
"I always insist that there is specific provision for snagging," says Thomas Moran, partner at law firm Speechly Bircham. "Reputable developers do this anyway, but there are all sorts in the market, some big, some small, so you need a contractual promise than within, say, a year they will come back to remedy any minor defects in the finishing."
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