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Operating throughout the Gold Coast and Northern NSW, Robert is qualified and licensed, providing a range of building inspections on the Gold Coast. He utilizes his industry knowledge and expertise to assess all areas of a property for structural damage, defects, termites, and maintenance issues. With a focus on exceptional customer service and a fast, reliable turnaround time, our range of inspections give you peace of mind from start to finish. Co-Spec are experts in Pest, Building, Pre-purchase, and Handover inspections.

Here at Co-Spec, We understand that buying property is a major investment you want to feel confident in. This is why we specialise in providing comprehensive real estate inspection services for residential and commercial properties, ensuring that you have all the information you need to make an informed decision prior to purchase.

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Co-Spec is led by Robert, who’s an independent and highly experienced building inspector. Using his in-depth understanding of the building industry, Australian Standards and Building Code, Robert is passionate about helping each client make an informed decision by providing a range of premium inspection services.


Whether it’s a family home or a commercial space for your business endeavour, buying property is one of life’s biggest investments. However, while a property may look perfect on the outside, it’s important to enlist the help of professional building inspections Gold Coast to assess any underlying issues that could cause trouble in the future.

Here at Co-Spec, we leave no stone unturned when it comes to our range of pest and building inspection Gold Coast services. We assess and report on all areas of a property to provide you with a complete understanding of its condition, including structural damage, defects relating to interior elements such as doors, windows, flooring, and walls, as well as sheds, driveways, pools, and other exterior features.

By investing in our comprehensive building inspections, you can have complete confidence knowing that your new property won’t have any surprises waiting for you once you move in.


Co-Spec is proud to be a trusted name when it comes to building inspections on the Gold Coast, ensuring that our clients are empowered and informed in their real estate journey. Robert is fully qualified, licensed and covered by professional indemnity and public liability insurance, so you can feel completely at ease at all times.

From start to finish, we aim to make the process of organising a residential or commercial property inspection completely stress-free. Once we have thoroughly inspected the property, we deliver a detailed report within 24hrs that outlines all major and minor defects found during the inspection. And in situations where you may need further information, Robert is always here to answer your questions.

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easy-to-read report

Co-Spec is proud to offer a wide range of pest and building inspection services for both commercial and residential properties. After an inspection, we compile our findings into a detailed yet easy-to-read report that you can use to determine whether a property is right for you.

Operating throughout the Gold Coast and Northern NSW

unmatched expertise

Co-Spec offers comprehensive building inspections throughout the Gold Coast and Northern New South Wales. Over the years, our client-focused approach and unmatched expertise has helped countless people feel more confident when it comes to buying property that is right for them.


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Excellent service from quotation and booking through to my follow up questions.
I received a very detailed building inspection report, and a telephone call to talk through key issues. It was suggested that I read the report and call to clarify any concerns or uncertainties I had – I did so and all my questions were answered. I was also told to call again if I have any further questions.
Expertise and experience was evident throughout the report and in telephone conversations.
Rob from Co-Spec was very helpful, polite and professional. I recommend Rob and Co-Spec.

Grant O'Neill

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If you’re looking for reliable pest and building inspections for your commercial or residential property, look no further than Co-Spec. 

No matter what inspection you require, we are here to make the process seamless from start to finish. Get in touch with us today to book your free quote and find out why we are the preferred building inspectors throughout the Gold Coast.

Need help figuring out which inspection service is best for your needs? Call our friendly team today to find out how we can help you!

Thorough Building Inspections on the Gold Coast

advanced techniques and tools

Co-Spec’s building inspections are your window into the true condition of a property. Our team of seasoned professionals employs advanced techniques and tools to thoroughly inspect every nook and cranny. We leave no stone unturned, ensuring that you have a comprehensive understanding of any potential issues, be they structural, pest-related, or otherwise. Knowledge is the key to making informed decisions. With our detailed property assessment reports in hand, you gain the upper hand in negotiations. Whether you’re a buyer looking for your dream home or a seller aiming to maximize your property’s value, Co-Spec’s inspections provide you with the knowledge you need to make decisions that align with your goals.

Safeguarding Your Investment with Building Inspections

identifying potential problems early

Property investments are substantial, and unforeseen issues can quickly turn them into financial nightmares. Co-Spec’s building inspections serve as a protective shield for your investment. By identifying potential problems early, we help you avoid costly surprises down the road, saving you both time and money. Buying or selling a property can be a stressful experience. Our services are designed to provide you with peace of mind. With Co-Spec, you can move forward with confidence, knowing that your investment is backed by thorough inspections and expert insights.

When it comes to safeguarding your investment in a property, knowledge is power.

Co-Spec, based in the stunning Gold Coast, offers a range of meticulous building inspection services that empower you with the information you need. In this comprehensive guide, we will delve into the myriad benefits of our services, helping you understand why choosing Co-Spec for your building inspections is not just a wise decision, but an essential one.

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A building and pest inspection is a comprehensive evaluation of a property that checks for any structural defects, signs of pests or termites, and any other issues that could potentially affect the safety, habitability, or value of the building. The inspection typically covers the interior and exterior of the building, including the roof, foundation, walls, floors, basic plumbing components and failed waterproofing in wet areas, and any outdoor structures. The inspector will identify any current or potential problems and provide a detailed report with recommendations for repair or further action.

A building and pest inspection is important for several reasons:

Protects your investment: A building and pest inspection provides you with valuable information about the condition of the property and can help you identify any potential problems that could affect the value or habitability of the property.

Identifies hidden issues: A thorough building and pest inspection can uncover issues that may not be visible to the naked eye, such as structural damage, pest infestations, or or moisture issues around external wall linings and wet areas with waterproofing issues. 

Helps make informed decisions: Knowing the condition of the property can help you make an informed decision about whether to proceed with the purchase or negotiate with the seller for repairs or other concessions.

Increases safety: A building and pest inspection can help identify potential safety hazards, such as fire risks, electrical hazards, and other issues that could affect the safety of the property.

Avoids unexpected costs: By identifying potential problems before you purchase the property, you can avoid unexpected costs for repairs or renovations down the road.

Overall, a building and pest inspection is a valuable investment that can provide peace of mind and help ensure that you make a well-informed decision about purchasing a property.

The cost of a building and pest inspection in Queensland, Australia, can vary depending on several factors, such as the size of the property, its location, and the complexity of the inspection. On average, a building and pest inspection in Queensland can cost anywhere from $400 to $1000 or more. It’s best to get quotes from several inspectors to compare prices and ensure you’re getting a fair price for a thorough inspection , please note when spending X amount of money on your property, going with the cheapest inspector may come back to haunt you. Cheap is not always good when doing a structural report on a big investment. 

The length of a building and pest inspection can vary depending on the size and complexity of the property, but on average it can take anywhere from 1-3 hours to complete. The inspector will carefully examine the interior and exterior of the building, including the roof, foundation, walls, floors, basic plumbing components and failed waterproofing membranes, and any outdoor structures. The inspector will also take the time to explain any findings and answer any questions you may have about the inspection. It is important to allow enough time for the inspector to complete a thorough examination of the property, so you can make an informed decision about your purchase.

Building and pest inspections typically do not have a specific expiry date, but the information contained in the inspection report may become outdated over time due to changes in the condition of the property or the surrounding environment. The report will only reflect the condition of the property at the time of the inspection, and it may not take into account any subsequent changes or repairs that have been made.

If you are considering purchasing a property that was inspected some time ago, it is recommended that you arrange for a new inspection to be conducted to ensure that you have up-to-date information about the condition of the property. This can also be especially important if you have concerns about the potential for pest infestations or any other issues that may have arisen since the last inspection.

A building inspector typically checks the following areas during a building inspection:

Exterior: The inspector will examine the roof, walls, windows, doors, and other exterior features of the building to identify any signs of damage, wear, or other issues.

Foundation: The inspector will check the foundation of the building for cracks, settling, or other signs of structural damage.

Structure: The inspector will evaluate the walls, floors, and ceiling for stability and any signs of damage or deflection.

Basic plumbing components in wet areas and kitchens checking for failed waterproofing, showing signs of deterioration and leaking into internals wall Frames and sub floors. It is always recommended a full plumbing and electrical inspection is carried out by a qualified plumber or electrician prior to purchasing a property. 

Interior: The inspector will examine the interior of the building, including the kitchen, bathroom, and other rooms, to identify any signs of damage, wear, or other issues.

Pests and termites: The inspector will look for any signs of pests or termites and check for any damage that may have been caused by these pests.

Safety features: The inspector will check for fire alarms, smoke detectors, and other safety features to ensure that they are functioning properly.

These are some of the main areas that a building inspector will check during a building inspection. The inspector may also perform additional tests or inspections as necessary, depending on the specific needs and concerns of the property being inspected.

In Queensland, Australia, the person who pays for the building and pest inspection is typically the buyer of the property. The inspection is usually arranged and paid for by the buyer’s as part of the pre-purchase process. However, in some cases, the seller may agree to pay for the inspection as a condition of the sale.

The cost of the inspection is usually factored into the overall cost of purchasing the property and is considered a necessary expense for ensuring that the buyer is fully informed about the condition of the property. It is important for the buyer to understand the importance of the inspection and to ensure that a thorough and comprehensive inspection is performed, even if it involves an additional cost.

It is always advisable to discuss the arrangements for the inspection with your real estate agent and to carefully review the inspection report before making a final decision about purchasing the property.


Gold Coast Building Inspections: Compliant with Licensing and Insurance

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When it comes to building inspections Gold Coast, compliance with licensing and insurance is crucial. Co-Spec not only guarantees the highest standards in property assessment but also ensures full compliance with all relevant licensing and insurance regulations. Our experienced team is well-versed in the intricacies of local Gold Coast regulations, guaranteeing that your inspections are conducted with the utmost professionalism. In addition, we maintain comprehensive insurance coverage, providing an extra layer of protection for you and your property. By choosing Co-Spec for your building inspections, you not only receive expert insights but also the peace of mind that comes with knowing your investment is safeguarded by a licensed and insured inspection service. Trust us to navigate the complexities of compliance, giving you confidence in your property transactions without the worry of financial complications. 

Streamlined Gold Coast Building Inspection Process

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Co-Spec understands that your time is valuable. Our streamlined inspection process ensures that you receive comprehensive reports in a timely manner. We prioritize efficiency and convenience, allowing you to move forward with your property transaction or maintenance plans without unnecessary delays. Choosing Co-Spec for your building inspections means choosing a trusted partner. We are dedicated to providing you with accurate, detailed, and timely inspection services that empower you to make confident decisions regarding your property. Let us be your partner in protecting your investment and ensuring your peace of mind.