Snag Lists – New Property

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New home snag lists

Snag my home provide a professional snagging service for new home buyers that includes site inspection and preparing snag list reports for new houses & new apartments. All snagging inspections are carried out by our professional, qualified and experienced staff. Our snag list reports follow a set snag list inspection process with a 250 point snag list checklist and we seek a high level of finish quality, all fixtures and fittings should be damage free and houses and apartments that the building “as constructed” complies with the Building Regulations.

Snag lists & snagging inspection process.

Many new home buyers are first time buyers so the service of a snag list and whats involved in the snagging of a new house or apartment is summarized here:

The process of property inspection begins on the outside, checking all external surfaces of the building and utility access hatches, drainage, paving, fences etc. Particular attention is paid to the roof as it is a crucial structural / envelope element.

Internally the home is checked room by room each wall and ceilings being checked. All fixtures included in the house are examined for finish and function (fitted kitchens, sanitary wear, joinery, etc.)
Our snagging checklists & reports include all internal & external windows and doors. All parts and systems of the house or apartment are checked, including heating, electrical system and plumbing.

Renewable energy features

We specialize in renewable energy systems such as Solar, MHRV and Heat pumps which are common features in all new houses built today in Ireland due to the requirement for new homes to comply with Part L of the Building regulations. Our professionals work with a 250 point snag checklist that covers the entire house or apartment internally and externally.

Who gets the snag list report & when?

Within 2 – 3 days after the snagging list site inspection the snag report is issued to both to you as our client and also a copy goes to the builder of the home to carry out the repairs and to rectify the snags we have listed.

The snagging list details all snags found, any serious issues are Photographed and a sample image of repeated snags will be included on the the snag list. Our snag list report service also details what we expect the builder to do about the snag list issues found. Specifying repair, replacement and renewal of the snagging list defects.

How long does the builder take to fix the snags?

This is dependent on the amount of snag list checklist items contained on the snag report however ‘in general’ Builder’s usually takes approximately a week to ten working days to correct the issues on the snag list, ensuring that when you close the sale and move into your new house or apartment you will have the peace of mind that everything is to the high standards that you deserve and you will not be calling trying to get your builder or developer to come back and fix problems.

Benefits of a snag list report –

Having a snag list companies professional acting on your behalf ensures the problems are identified and all repairs are satisfactory, in keeping with ‘best practice’ and of a good standard. Key to our snag report service is the home should be ‘fit for purpose’.

The snag list report also serves as a point of record for problems such as leaks, these are highlighted on the report and resolved by the builder & surrounding finishes made good. However should the problem reoccur the snag list report will demonstrate the issue was previously raised and not resolved satisfactorily.

At Snag my Home we pride ourselves in offering the best value professional property inspections & snag list service without compromising on quality – time or attention to detail. 

Our snag inspectors are reviewing properties on a daily basis and we are available by phone or email to help you with any queries you may have.  As our client you can ask our advice, we never consider questions to be silly or irrelevant as buying a home is an enormous commitment of time and money for the buyer and it is not something you do every week or month, more than likely it is a process that you carry out once or twice in your lifetime. 

Snag list cost – Snag list price Dublin

  • 2 bed House or Apartment :      Snag list offer price – €230.00*
  • 3 bed House or Apartment :      Snag list offer price – €250.00*
  • 4 bed House or Apartment :      Snag list offer price – €290.00*
  • 5 bed House                          :      Snag list offer price – €360.00*
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*The prices listed above are for one site visit and a report of our findings (the snag list report). These prices are for Dublin city & suburbs.  For further information and to view a sample snag list report compared with a competitors snag list Dublin (side by side houses)- Click here 

Parts of County Dublin, Co. Meath, Co. Kildare and Co. Westmeath incur a fuel surcharge, contact our office for your snag list price. If your nearing completion of sale on your new home in Dublin, Kildare, Meath & Westmeath contact us for booking of a comprehensive and independent snag list inspection.

The fee for follow up visits – second snag visit & report: 1 bed = €130 (inc.), 2 bed = €130 (inc.), 3 bed = €150 (inc.), 4 bed = €160 (inc.), 5 bed = €190 (inc.),

– Please note – 2nd upper floor living rooms, offices etc. are counted as ‘bedrooms’ when pricing a snag list. If in doubt just contact a member of our snagging team on 085-1276288 for fixed quote.

Whats required when you need the snag report service & information required for booking a snagging list inspection?

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  phone – 085 1276288

Contact our home snagging company office for details on the snagging list inspection process, our qualified snagging  inspectors can answer any questions you may have with regard to snag list for houses – snag list for apartment & we also can provided a sample snag report from a property inspected by a member of our snag list companies team.

If you are ready to make a snag list booking for a snag report service or

Need a snag list cost – price for a snag list inspection and your builder has notified you that your new home is ready for snagging then the following information is required:

Full name of new home purchaser(s):?

Your contact phone number & email address:?

Full address of the property that you require a snag list in:?

Contact name & phone number of builder on site / office (or agent):