We don’t miss the details that matter

Residential Pre-Purchase Services

Nick Roberts

Nick’s extensive experience in the construction industry spans over fifteen years and two hemispheres. After starting his career in the UK, he went on to work with some of the largest building surveying companies in Auckland before setting up his own company, Castlebridge Surveys.

Committed to maintaining the highest industry standards, Nick is both a Professional Member of The Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (MRICS) and a registered Member of the New Zealand Institute of Building Surveyors (MNZIBS). He has written building reports for over 300 different properties in New Zealand and his services are trusted not just by individuals and homeowners, but also by builders, body corporates and large contractors.

Nick’s expertise is frequently sought during construction disputes, for cases relating to leaking buildings – and for building reports involving residential housing, government property portfolios, commercial buildings and multi-unit apartments.

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The NZ Institute of Building Surveyors
The New Zealand Institute of Building Surveyors is a national body of skilled, professional building consultants who have extensive knowledge and experience in construction and building related matters. Find a member near you.

Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors
The RICS is a professional body established in the UK by Royal Charter. Its roles are to maintain the highest standards of education and training, protect consumers through regulation of ethics and standards, and to advise organisations such as governments and regional boards.

Home Owners and Buyers Association of NZ
HOBANZ represents the interests of New Zealand’s current and future home owners and residents, providing independent information and guidance on buying, selling, maintaining and owning your home.

Weathertight Homes Tribunal
The purpose of the Weathertight Homes Tribunal is to provide speedy, cost-effective and independent adjudication for leaky home claims brought under the Weathertight Homes Resolution Services Act 2006.


✓ Chartered Building Surveyor: Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors

✓ Registered Building Surveyor: New Zealand Institute of Building Surveyors (NZIBS)

✓ Certified Weathertightness Surveyor: NZIBS

✓ Weathertight Homes Resolution Service (WHRS) Assessor

Building Research Association of NZ
BRANZ is an independent and impartial research, testing, consulting and information company providing services and resources for the building industry.

Ministry of Business, Innovation & Employment
The Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment’s goals include providing safer, healthier and more affordable homes and buildings, and directing and supporting people through building processes to achieve compliance with the building regulatory environment.

We can help our clients save thousands in repair costs

Pre-purchase Inspections and Reports

(also called Builder’s Reports)

Leaking Home Assessments and Weather-tightness Reports

(including diagnosis, remediation and construction disputes)

Moisture Testing and Cladding Assessment Reports

Building Inspection and Condition Reports

Building Surveying consultancy contract work

Comprehensive Building Inspection Reports

Receive a clearly understandable report of your property

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Request a quote

Simply call us or send a message via our website and we’ll walk you through all the options available

Site inspection

By organising a time to inspect the premises we ensure we don’t overcharge and that the job is done efficiently without having to come back twice.

Receive Comprehensive Building Report

You’ll receive your detailed report via email and if you have any questions we’re only a phone-call away. Happy to walk through the report with you!

Don’t miss the details that will cost you.

Speak with us and we’ll give you peace of mind that you’ve had a thorough building inspection and all the important details are covered.