Property Advice Inspection Service Ltd is a local company, which has developed from a successful construction business operating for more than 25 years.

The company director, JoeMacDonald is a qualified Master Builder and has considerable house inspection experience.

Operating since 2000, Joe has completed over 500 reports and now focuses his services on inspecting buildings for safety, structural integrity, maintenance and building code requirements.

Home ownership is usually a New Zealanders largest single investment. New Zealanders have high expectation with regard to solidness and longevity in homes. Pre-purchase inspection will ensure that you are fully advised before making your decision.

We act as a safety net for intending house buyers

Our thorough inspections should reveal most faults with the property.

We alert you to present and future expenditure

We help ensure Building Code legality


The completed report will give you the reassurance to :

Proceed or not  with the purchase


Provide documentation and costs to re-negotiate



Prudent vendors use our services to pro-actively achieve the best results from their sale.

An individually tailored process is worked through to ensure a pre-purchase inspection does not compromise your sale. Please read the Sellsmart pages to get a grasp of this unique service.

Joe MacDonald

Property Advice was formed in the year 2000. It started off as a sideline to the successful Home-base Building Service, which was owned and operated by Joe MacDonald, a trade certified Master Builder with over 25 years of self employed experience in all aspects of the construction business.
The company is now well established, having completed over 1000 reports in the greater Southland and Central Otago areas.