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Eight in 10 new homes are never inspected for defects despite Priory Hall debacle

THOUSANDS of new homes have not been inspected by local authorities despite the fallout from the Priory Hall scandal.

Eight in every 10 houses and apartments built every year are not being checked for structural defects and possible breaches of the fire safety code, the Irish Independent has learned.

And the number of homes being inspected is steadily falling, resulting in properties being sold to an unsuspecting public without basic checks being carried out.

Read the full article in the Irish Independent.

Given that this will probably be the most expensive purchase in one’s life the need for a structural survey is essential. When you take into account the cost of a typical dwelling and spend worthwhile money on a survey, this could save you thousands and a lot of trouble in the long run. So if you are intending to purchase a property, and you require a Structural Survey report or any of our other services  please contact us.

If it’s a Structural Survey Report (Building Survey Report, House Survey Report, Home Survey  Report, Property Survey Report, Condition Survey, Commercial Survey or Land Survey, ABL Surveyors are a firm of Chartered Building Surveyors with vast experience who will provide a professional, cost effective and efficient service to all our clients. Each inspection is carried out by a Chartered Building Surveyor (Building Surveyor, Home Surveyor, House Surveyor, Property Surveyor, or Land Surveyor) who has vast experience in their relevant field of Surveying.

We have offices in Navan, Dundalk and Dublin and also cover the surrounding counties and will travel nationwide if required.

ABL Surveyors are a member of the Society of Chartered Surveyors
Ireland and holds full professional indemnity insurance cover.

In the event that you require any of these services, ABL Surveyors are the right choice for you so please contact us for a quote


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