+61 2 9418 7750 d.hall@buildreport.com.au

Building and Home Inspections and Reports in Sydney

DHBA was created in 1986 with the vision of providing a professional service and detailed reporting on building defects and issues, as well as providing detailed building expertise to purchasers of a property.

Our Services


Documents the property condition prior to commencement of work.


Building Inspections focused particularly on apartment blocks.


Structural and foundational issues with buildings and properties.

About David Hall Building Appraisals

DHBA (David Hall Building Appraisals) was founded in 1988 and is one of the longest established building consultancy firms in Sydney. Over the last 24 years we have established a highly reputable business, which is focused on the client’s needs to obtain relevant and accurate information on their building or property. We have substantial expertise covering a wide range of building construction and type and have an extensive library of the Building Code of Australia, as well as relevant Australian Standards to refer to. In addition, the building consultants regularly attend high level seminars where experts within a specialised field provide updates on relevant products to buildings. This allows the building expert to remain up-to-date on current problems, as well as new products used in buildings.

At DHBA we also have an extensive range of information sheets on specialist products that can be used to solve building issues or defects.

We offer various expert reports including Building Defects, Experts Reports for the Courts or Consumer Trader and Tenancy Tribunal (CTTT), Dilapidation and Condition Reports, Asbestos Identification Reports, Owner’s Corporation Records Inspection and report, Pest Inspections and Reporting, Inspections during certain stages for your New Construction home, as well as Pre-Purchase Building Inspections.

Further, we provide information on improving older homes, as well as identifying defects or problems with older buildings, which require specialist expertise.

The range of services is noted on the Home page under Services Available column.

DHBA and its consultants have full comprehensive insurance.

Memberships include :

  • Member of the Master Builder’s Association (MBA) and is a Accredited Consultant
  • Member of the Housing Industry Association (HIA)
  • Member of the Australian Society of Building Consultants

Contact Us

Sydney, Newcastle, Wollongong, Blue Mountains and Surrounds