It is crucial that, before you purchase a property, you get a thorough building inspection.

Although some results may leave buyers disheartened, uncovering these nasty secrets prior to making a big commitment can save you the time, energy, and money in the long-run.

Unfortunately, for others, it might be too late... What can you do as a homebuyer?

In this episode, we are joined by building inspectors Zeher Khalil and Ed Waldman from Site Inspections. Lately, their TikTok account ( has gone viral due to their scathing exposés on dodgy workmanship.

Today, Zeher and Ed share some of their inspection horror stories. We talk about the importance of handover inspections, unexpected issues that buyers should be on the lookout for, common faults, and more!

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We'll see you on the inside!

Episode Highlights:
1. Why Zeher Khalil left the building trade [04:31]
2. The difficulty of finding good tradies at the moment [06:17]
3. The waterproofing process [07:26]
4. Getting the builder to come back and fix your property [11:22]
5. Building inspection horror stories [15:23]
6. Why builders need to adapt and improve their standards [20:39]
7. The process of hiring a building inspector [25:17]
8. The most common faults seen in an inspection [31:06]
9. How have builders responded online [40:23]
10. Buying a renovated home [46:14]
11. What should buyers look for in a building inspector [50:19]
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Veronica Morgan & Meighan Wells 

Veronica & Meighan are both licensed real estate agents who exclusively help buyers. Together they have nearly 40 years experience as property professionals.

Veronica is principal of Sydney based Good Deeds Property Buyers and is also co-host of The Elephant in the Room property podcast as well as Location Location Location Australia on Foxtel and author of Auction Ready: how to buy property at auction even though you're scared s#!tless!

Meighan is the multi award winning principal of Brisbane based Property Pursuit, chairperson of the REIQ Buyers Agent Chapter & a regular media commentator.

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