You are entitled to conduct a final inspection of the property in the week before settlement. You can arrange this inspection with the agent.  The purpose of the inspection is to establish that the property is in the same condition it was on the day of sale, with fair wear and tear excepted.

You must accept minor deterioration, such as an overgrown garden, but you may be entitled to complain in relation to more serious deterioration in the property, such as a tree falling on the house.

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