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  • Writer's pictureDeb Carr

How Howard Ryan Saved My Brother from a Potential Housing Disaster

Don't buy a dud house

As a Marketing Manager working alongside Howard Ryan since 2013, I've had the privilege of delving into the intricacies of the building inspection industry. Over the years, I've absorbed valuable insights, attended courses, and gained a profound understanding of what makes a reliable building inspection report.

Recently, a personal experience brought home the true significance of this expertise. My brother, filled with excitement about purchasing a house in Queensland, decided to take the crucial step of getting a building inspection. When he received the report, alarm bells started ringing. While I had some knowledge from working with Howard, I knew it was essential to consult an expert.

Enter Howard Ryan

Taking the time out of his busy schedule, Howard meticulously scrutinised the report. What he uncovered sent shivers down our spines – numerous costly problems lurking beneath the surface. It was a stark wake-up call to the harsh realities of the housing market, where appearances can often be deceiving.

Howard didn't just point out the issues; he provided invaluable advice. His recommendation was clear: walk away. It was a tough pill to swallow, especially after my brother had already invested emotionally and financially in the property. However, we trusted Howard's judgment, knowing that his experience and knowledge were second to none.

In hindsight, it was the best decision we could have made. By heeding Howard's advice, my brother avoided a potential disaster. The problems flagged in the inspection report could have led to significant financial burdens and emotional distress down the line. Instead, he was spared from making a costly mistake, all thanks to Howard's expertise.

Reflecting on this experience, I'm grateful for the opportunity to work alongside someone as knowledgeable and dedicated as Howard Ryan. His insights have not only shaped my professional growth but also had a tangible impact on my personal life. My brother's story serves as a testament to the importance of seeking expert advice, especially when it comes to significant investments like buying a home.

So, to anyone navigating the murky waters of the housing market or facing tough decisions regarding property investments, I urge you: don't underestimate the value of expertise. Whether it's through building inspections or seeking advice from seasoned professionals like Howard Ryan, investing in knowledge can save you from costly mistakes and provide invaluable peace of mind.


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