Building warranties

Building warranties

If your property is a new or near new building, then warranties may be in place for your property.

These warranties may be set by the relevant state government, or offered by the particular builder or trade in question (or all of these).

As the owner of the property, any building warranties relating to the construction of the property are your responsibility as set out in the DHA Lease Agreement.

As you are responsible for any structural issues impacting your property, once the warranties expire, you will be unable to claim against them1.

To protect your investment, we suggest you familiarise yourself with any warranties and associated expirations, and if applicable, consider arranging a qualified tradesman to inspect the property. We can help to coordinate access to the property at a time that is convenient for both the contractor and occupant.

Should any issues arise related to your property’s structural integrity, you will need to address these concerns.


Tip

If there was pest protection installed during construction, the warranty may specify the frequency, nature of inspection or specific inspection company required.

If you decide to elect for DHA's Pest Inspection Scheduling Service we do not take responsibility for maintaining any warranty associated with the pest protection at your property.

Contact us

Email: lessormanagement@dha.gov.au

Call: 139 342, option 2

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These resources are intended for information only. DHA does not accept any responsibility for any inaccuracy or actions taken in reliance upon this information. Please refer to your individual lease for full terms and conditions.
1. Investors/Lessors retain some responsibilities and risks.