Trish Mackie-Smith - Author at BuildingPro

Brisbane Lockdown 8th January 2021

We have just had news about another lockdown for COVID-19 in Brisbane, Australia.  Building inspectors are considered to be an essential service and therefore BuildingPro Brisbane office will be available for inspections.  

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Building inspection to maintain your property in Brisbane

Why use a Building inspector to help you maintain your property? So you go to the dentist once or twice a year to get the pearly whites checked and you have the car serviced regularly too. But the house… “Nah. It can wait, sure it’s my biggest asset but I know what I’m doing”. Wake up people, over the years your property is deteriorating and it needs to be maintained. Sticking your head in the sand does not keep your property in peak condition. If you have a house, unit, townhouse, or commercial property, a periodic professional building inspection is a good way to keep informed about maintenance needed on the property.

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Master Builders QLD to showcase inndox!

We’re proud to announce we have the support of Master Builders Queensland to showcase our new innovation – inndox!  Come along to the 2019 Master Builders BUSSQ Road Show. Make sure you locate our stand where we will demonstrate all the benefits of inndox – a property app developed by BuildingPro. The Road Show is […]

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inndox: Your secure platform for building reports

inndox – a new way to manage your building reports developed by BuildingPro BuildingPro has developed a new secure platform to help property owners manage their valuable property information. With inndox you can add more property files (like receipts, quotes, insurance policies, financials, depreciation records, leases etc), add to your handy contact list (for trades, […]

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BuildingPro wins State Award for Excellence 2018!

BuildingPro is proud to announce that it acheived the “2018 Master Builders Housing & Construction Queensland State Award for Excellence in Building Consultancy” for the second consecutive year. This award recognises BuildingPro for innovation and outstanding service to the industry and we are very grateful for this acknowledgement by Master Builders Queensland. A big thank […]

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Interviewed for Domain news article about unfair Buyer Beware law!

Trish Mackie-Smith was interviewed for the article published on the Domain news website titled: Buyer beware: What are your rights if you purchase a shonky property? by Ameila Barnes The article refers to our current lack of consumer protection when it comes to buying property. It quotes Trish Mackie-Smith: “When it comes to the condition of […]

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Andrew speaks on Radio – Building inspections should be part of the listing process

Building inspections part of the listing process – Andrew Mackie Smith  Kevin Turner interviews Andrew on his Realestate Talk show as special guest and author of his book: BUILDING SUCCESS. Why Property Investors need Building Inspections: Click here for Radio interview During the show Andrew and Kevin discuss the advantages of the seller providing building and […]

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Trish Mackie-Smith speaks to A Current Affair about better seller disclosure to home buyers

BuildingPro’s Trish and Andrew Mackie-Smith speak on national television on 30 September 2016 campaigning for fairer property laws. Victims of the buyer beware law are interviewed about their unjust experiences in order to raise awareness of the need for better laws to protect home buyers. Thanks to senior reporter Chris Allen for taking an interest […]

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New Smoke Alarm Laws!!

At BuildingPro, we care about the safety of your buildings so we want you to know about new legislation that will make Queensland households the safest in Australia with respect to fire safety. Queensland dwellings will soon be required to have interconnected photoelectric smoke alarms in all bedrooms, in hallways that connect bedrooms with the […]

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ABC Radio Interview with Trish Mackie-Smith about petition for better seller disclosure

Trish Mackie-Smith was interviewed by Kelly-Higgins Devine on ABC Morning Radio about the Qld parliament petition she started for better seller disclosure to property buyers. The petition that was tabled in Qld parliament on 16th August 2016 has been referred to the Attorney-General the hon Yvette D’Ath for a response. The interview discussed the reasons […]

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