The vendor must hand the property over to you in the same condition it was in when you signed the contract of sale.
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You are entitled to make it a stipulation in the contract of sale that you will carry out a pre-settlement inspection. This can be done at any reasonable time a day or two before settlement will take place.
Leading Building & Pest Inspections can perform a combined pre-purchase and pre settlement inspection or a stand alone pre settlement inspection. This type of inspection should be considered very important due to vendors having been known to replace their favourite curtains, light fittings and the like.