Meet Gareth Cook, General Manager.

MNZIBS, MBA, DipB.Surv, DipT, Adv TCert

Gareth has extensive experience in the building industry having worked as a builder, overseer, senior manager, independent consultant and building surveyor.  He is passionate about property and people, and proud to lead The Property Inspection Team.   Gareth says:

“Our team is committed to providing our customers with the information they need to help them make the right decisions with confidence. We pride ourselves in a professional service, user friendly reports and knowing that we can add real value to each client’s property experience”


We are extremely impressed by the quality of Gareth’s work. We sought a pre-purchase report for a house which we thought was in need of some work. However, Gareth’s detailed report revealed much more sinister underlying issues. Thanks to Gareth’s diligence we were able to make an informed decision not to buy the property, and this probably saved us a lot of money and stress. The inspection report was thorough, well written, and the communication from the Property Inspection Team was excellent. They were able to work to a tight deadline to deliver a very professional report. We cannot recommend their services highly enough.

Carlos Smith-Diaz

In unfortunate circumstances I was needing the expertise of a property building inspector and The Property Inspection Team were recommended to me.
I was immediately met with professionalism, knowledgeability and a willingness to understand what I needed.
Annette as the face of the company answered all of my questions and promptly communicated with her team. She was efficient in ensuring what I needed could be done, and in a very timely manner. When she said she would be back to me by the end of the day, I just knew she would follow through....and she did. The service I received was exactly what I would expect from a company that acts with integrity and I truly appreciate that.

Sandy Neale

I used The Property Inspection Team to assess a commercial building I was looking at purchasing in the due diligence period. I found this company to be very efficient, pointing out many features that would have cost me money in the future. I was able to use the report to offset some of the costs before confirmation of the deal. This was money well spent, as it would have cost a great deal if these items were not identified. I was able to purchase the property with confidence knowing no hidden surprises. The inspector was thorough and practical, I highly recommend this company.

Hamish G

I'm just writing in regards to our inspection and we have purchased the property and would like to say a thank you for the in depth service. Has been the best money spent on going forth on the property.

Thomas and Robyn

Thank you for your service with the property inspection. You have been great! I highly recommend you and your team.
Thanks again.

Adele T

My wife and I would like to thank you and your awesome team for the Pre-Purchase Property Report you completed for us recently.
The report was very thorough and highlighted exactly what we needed to know about the property prior to submitting an offer to purchase.
We have spoken with the vendors of the property who also commented on the professionalism and friendliness of the Inspector.
Thank you again for your fantastic service, and we will certainly recommend your services to others.

Glenn Pascoe

Having used The Property Inspection Team's service I am very confident to recommend you to anyone out there who needs a good professional inspection of a house whether buying or selling. I am really happy with the professional service and I felt that we were in good hands. Get things done properly and there is no regret.

Lin Lin Cheng

The Property Inspection Team are professional and proficient. When we were buying our first home they were quick to respond to any queries, spoke in language we could understand and gave us a very thorough report. The Property Inspection Team highlighted issues that a report from another company completely missed.

Benet Hitchcock

We were very impressed with a very professional property check report. Thank you team for giving us peace of mind.

Brian and Joan, Rangiora

As first home buyers we thought it necessary to have an inspection completed on our home, all it took was one simple phone call to The Property Inspection Team and things were underway. There was very little I had to do, they took all information required from me and organised the rest. The following morning the inspection was already completed and that evening the report was sent through to me. We could barely believe how quick the turnaround was. There was so much information that went into the report and it has given us the chance to plan and prepare for any renovations in the future. I would highly recommend The Property Inspection Team. Such great people to work with and a very smooth and seamless process in what is usually a very stressful time.

Ashleigh B

The Property Inspection Team went out of their way to ensure we had a very thorough and helpful report. I was really impressed with the amount of detailed information we received and how efficient they were. They went the extra mile with their customer service and I highly recommend them.

Katrina Blake

Thank you very much for the great report you sent through to us, it was very informative; it provided clarity around some issues and helped the purchase run smoothly. We will certainly recommend you to anyone we know who is looking for a building inspector.

Ross and Denise Weir

If you want a clear, straightforward assessment of your property from people you can trust, then try The Property Inspection Team. These guys are great!

Natasha, Christchurch

Good, thorough and well-presented inspection document.

Steve M

I just want to say a huge thank you for being so thorough on our pre-purchase property report.
We appreciate it so much.

Christie C

We are proud to be associated with the New Zealand Institute of Building Surveyors.

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