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Site visit required - completed new build ?

  • 07-04-2009 9:39am
    Registered Users Posts: 28


    I am selling a new house which has just been built. As the house has been completed I understand I can get a full BER cert for it, not just a provisional. Is this correct?

    I have contacted a number of BER assessors regarding the assessment and apart from getting massively different quotes I have also got different reports on if a site visit is required.

    Out of 4 contacted assessors 2 have said the would have to visit the site to ensure everything is built according to the plans. 2 others have said if the engineer has signed that it has been built according to the plans do not need to visit the property?

    Can someone give me a definite answer on this?


  • Registered Users Posts: 1,379 ✭✭✭Smcgie

    I can answer your question but I need more info.

    What date is on the dwelling plans
    When did building commence?

  • Registered Users Posts: 1,379 ✭✭✭Smcgie

    Just to clarify that if your dwelling is considered a new build the a site visit is not mandatory, the BER cert can be issued taking into account the specification on plan.

    Some Assessors also follow up on this with a site visit. This is their own choice but Definitely not mandatory.