Building Inspections Melbourne | Timber Pest Inspections | Budget Reports, Melbourne
Building & Pest Inspections

Our Pre-Purchase Building & Pest Inspection could save you thousands $$$. Take the stress out of buying and buy with confidence!
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Free Thermal Scan For Termites

All of our property inspectors are equipped with the latest technology in termite detection (Thermal imaging). Learn more »

New Home Stage Inspections

Our New Home Stage Inspections will identify all defective and non-compliant issues with your new home! Learn more »

Affordable Building & Timber Pest Inspections Melbourne

SAVE up to 27% when booking a
Combined Building and Timber Pest
Inspection in Melbourne*

Budget Reports is an established building inspection company operating throughout Greater Melbourne and Geelong. When engaging our services you will have the confidence of knowing we have the 5 ticks of approval when choosing an inspection company!

  • We are highly qualified
  • We have Professional Indemnity insurance
  • We use thermal imaging
  • We are accredited
  • We are 100% independent

About Budget Reports

At Budget Reports we pride ourselves on excellence in customer service and customer satisfaction. Our company in built on trust, honesty and integrity at the highest level.

It is vital when engaging an inspection company to ensure you will receive the right information and a report that is easy to read and understand. Our inspectors will spend the time with you on site and/or over the telephone to explain important findings to ensure you know where you stand.

Our building experts have qualifications in building surveying, which means you are getting highly qualified professionals that specialise in identifying building faults, defects and non-compliant issues that could potentially save you thousands. Our experts are up to date with current building laws and regulations and each of our inspectors have a minimum 8000 Building & Timber Pest Inspections under their belt.

All building and timber pest inspections are followed up with comprehensive written reports that comply with Australian Standards AS3449.1 & AS3449.2 as provided by our insurer (approximately 40 pages).

For consumer protection and peace of mind, all inspectors have professional indemnity insurance cover up to $500,000 with a leading insurance provider.

The latest technology in termite detection is here and we have it!

Budget Reports is one of the very few companies in Melbourne who use highly advanced infrared thermal imaging cameras for building & timber pest inspections. This smart technology can assist in detecting termite activity and other building defects in areas that may not be visible with the naked eye, therefore providing a much more accurate and thorough inspection (termite detection, water leakage, dampness and missing insulation). Learn more.

Services we provide include: Building & Timber Pest Inspections, Pre-Purchase Inspections, Vendor Inspections, New Home Stage Inspections, Commercial Inspections, Building Defect Reports, Costing Reports, VCAT Reports and more.

Pre-Purchase Building Inspections Melbourne

A Budget Reports BUILDING INSPECTION will thoroughly and accurately assess the condition of the building and identify MAJOR STRUCTURAL DEFECTS as well as any MAINTENANCE ISSUES.

We inspect all areas of the building (subject to safe access limitations) including any outbuildings to ensure they are structurally sound and safe before you commit to buying.

  • Exterior of building
  • Interior of building
  • Roof space
  • Subfloor space (If applicable)
  • Outbuildings (Garages, carports, verandahs, timber decks retaining walls, swimming pool fences/gates, balconies, balustrades and more)

The knowledge you will gain from our thorough inspection and detailed report will empower you to make the right decision. With our assistance, let yourself buy with confidence!

Pre-Purchase Timber Pest Inspections Melbourne

A Budget Reports Timber Pest Inspection will inform you of any timber pest related issues and detect evidence of active or past damage (termites & borers).

Our Timber Pest Inspection is assisted with specialised tools and equipment including the latest technology in thermal imaging and moisture detection equipment.

Our Inspection will identify issues, that increase infestation risks and will recommend modifications. Our timber pest inspection covers: Termites, Borers, Wood Rots & Fungal Decays.

All Budget Reports property inspectors are qualified, accredited and insured to carry out Timber Pest Inspections at the highest level.

A thermal scan of the building is provided with all timber pest inspection bookings for detection of live termite activity, water leaks and dampness.

A Budget Reports Timber Pest Inspection will provide you:

  • A comprehensive visual inspection of the building internally and externally (everything within 50m of the boundary of the building will be inspected).
  • A comprehensive written report that complies with Australian Standards AS3449.2 as provided by our insurer.
  • Overall risk assessment of the building.
  • Latest technology utilised during inspection.
  • General advice on preventative measures.


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Terms and Conditions (Cancellations)
Prepurchase building and pest inspection bookings that are cancelled within three hours of a confirmed inspection time will incur a 50% cancellation fee.
All prepaid inspection services including new home stage inspections, building defect reports, VCAT reports & costing reports will incur a 50% cancellation fee.
For further information contact our office staff.

Our credibility is underpinned by membership of the following professional associations.