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4 Major Problems That Will Make You Fail Your Home Inspection - RealtyBizNews

Mon, 02/06/2017 - 17:22

RealtyBizNews

4 Major Problems That Will Make You Fail Your Home Inspection
RealtyBizNews
If you're considering selling your house, a home inspection can help you zero in on problems that you may need to fix before putting it on the market. Home buyers have the opportunity to pay for their own inspection but ideally, there would be nothing ...

Johnson v. Ace Home Inspections of Upstate NY - New York Law Journal (registration)

Mon, 02/06/2017 - 12:05

New York Law Journal (registration)

Johnson v. Ace Home Inspections of Upstate NY
New York Law Journal (registration)
The matter arose from the court's small claims jurisdiction in this contractual dispute action. Johnson entered into a home inspection agreement with Ace Home Inspections alleging Ace failed to notice a defect in her roof that resulted in leaking water ...

State requires liscensed home inspectors - Leader-Telegram

Sat, 02/04/2017 - 01:10

State requires liscensed home inspectors
Leader-Telegram
The state of Wisconsin Standard of Practice exam covers general requirements, and mechanical and structural components included in a home inspection. Inspectors are tested for what should and should not be in a home inspection report. The National ...

Winter home sales heating up - ABC2 News

Fri, 02/03/2017 - 14:57

ABC2 News

Winter home sales heating up
ABC2 News
If weather does interfere with the home inspection, the inspector will come back, usually for a nominal fee, to finish the job. Many older homes have lead, asbestos or other common household dangers and your inspector should point them out. Even newly ...

Where the Cost of Your Home Inspection Really Goes - RISMedia - RisMedia.com (press release)

Sat, 01/21/2017 - 00:06

RisMedia.com (press release)

Where the Cost of Your Home Inspection Really Goes - RISMedia
RisMedia.com (press release)
Home inspections are most commonly ordered by homebuyers before closing on a home, and can also be used by current homeowners who want to learn more ...

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Your Home: The most common (and avoidable) home inspection dings - Shawnee Mission Post

Fri, 01/20/2017 - 14:08

Shawnee Mission Post

Your Home: The most common (and avoidable) home inspection dings
Shawnee Mission Post
Minor electrical issues are frequent culprits on home inspection reports — but can be easily addressed. Chad_Taylor By Chad Taylor. After 13 years in the wonderful business of real estate sales, I have seen my fair share of inspection reports. I ...

When a home inspection is not enough - recordonline.com - Times Herald-Record

Sun, 01/15/2017 - 03:01

Times Herald-Record

When a home inspection is not enough - recordonline.com
Times Herald-Record
Q: One year after we bought our home we had a flood in the basement. Hurricane Sandy left us with a foot of water in the basement. In the process of installing a ...

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Dear Monty: 10 questions to ask when hiring a home inspector ... - Miami News Record

Wed, 01/11/2017 - 08:57

Miami News Record

Dear Monty: 10 questions to ask when hiring a home inspector ...
Miami News Record
Reader Question: We will be looking to buy a home in the near future. When looking for a home inspector, how do we pick a quality one?— Randy and Mary Ann ...

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Suddenly, Home Sale Agreements Are Falling Apart Across the U.S. ... - Bloomberg

Wed, 01/11/2017 - 00:41

Bloomberg

Suddenly, Home Sale Agreements Are Falling Apart Across the U.S. ...
Bloomberg
The share of sales that failed to close doubled in 2016, and nobody knows why.

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10 Things Your Arlington Home Might Have Going Against It, According to Atlas Home Inspection - ARL now

Tue, 01/10/2017 - 06:00

10 Things Your Arlington Home Might Have Going Against It, According to Atlas Home Inspection
ARL now
When we profiled Ed Snope's Atlas Home Inspection company last year, we spoke with busy, all-business Realtors who count on Snope's all-important reports to be thorough, accurate and on time in order to process Arlington real estate transactions. Not ...

Thorough home inspection offers peace of mind - Broomfield Enterprise

Mon, 01/09/2017 - 13:21

Thorough home inspection offers peace of mind
Broomfield Enterprise
The cost of a professional home inspection typically ranges between $250-$500. It is recommended that the buyer attend the inspection; not only is it buying peace of mind, but a great opportunity to ask questions about the systems, maintenance and ...

Camden contractor: Leaks in new homes aren't my fault - Philly.com

Wed, 01/04/2017 - 03:05

Philly.com

Camden contractor: Leaks in new homes aren't my fault
Philly.com
Roxana Stuart points out damage in a second floor bathroom from a leak upstairs in her Berkley Street home. by Allison Steele, Staff Writer. Allison Steele. Staff Writer. The builder of four Camden townhouses that have been the subject of complaints ...

Home inspection franchise opens - Cherokee Tribune Ledger News

Sat, 12/31/2016 - 21:53

Cherokee Tribune Ledger News

Home inspection franchise opens
Cherokee Tribune Ledger News
If that's the case, the husband-and-wife team of Mark and Cate Stewart fit the bill. Starting today, the couple will open a Pillar To Post home inspection franchise serving Cherokee, Cobb, Clayton, Douglas, Forsyth, Fulton, Gwinnett and Paulding counties.

Navy veteran returns home to start home inspection business - Current in Fishers

Tue, 12/27/2016 - 00:16

Current in Fishers

Navy veteran returns home to start home inspection business
Current in Fishers
I decided to retire and move back home and start a WIN Home Inspection franchise,” said Vernier, who lives with his family in Noblesville. “What better place to start a business than back home.” Vernier, 41, officially opened WIN Fishers in September ...

Your Home Inspection Checklist - nwitimes.com

Sun, 12/25/2016 - 06:01

Your Home Inspection Checklist
nwitimes.com
After the excitement of having your offer on a house accepted, the reality of the home-buying process often sets in with the long list of items to complete before closing day. And at the top of your to-do list should be scheduling a home inspection ...

How to Sell a Home 'As Is': A No-Fuss Guide to Unloading a Lemon - Realtor.com News

Wed, 12/21/2016 - 17:45

Realtor.com News

How to Sell a Home 'As Is': A No-Fuss Guide to Unloading a Lemon
Realtor.com News
While selling “as is” means the seller won't be responsible for fixing anything, the buyer may still want to do some due diligence by conducting a home inspection to see what shape the place is in. If the inspection uncovers something bad, the buyer ...

Obituary: Charles "Chuck" Blixt helped establish the home inspection industry - Minneapolis Star Tribune

Tue, 12/13/2016 - 20:16

Minneapolis Star Tribune

Obituary: Charles "Chuck" Blixt helped establish the home inspection industry
Minneapolis Star Tribune
Blixt was a pioneer in the home inspection industry and helped start the National Association of Home Inspectors, the Minnesota Society of Housing Inspectors and Inspecta-Homes, one of the oldest and largest home inspection companies in the Midwest.

Home Inspection Franchise Opportunities on the Rise - Newswire

Tue, 11/15/2016 - 18:43

Newswire

Home Inspection Franchise Opportunities on the Rise
Newswire
HouseMaster Home Inspections are the oldest and most respected home inspection company in North America, carrying out professional and in depth property inspections for customers across the country each and every day. Established back in 1971, ...

The Home Inspector - Minneapolis Star Tribune (blog)

Tue, 11/15/2016 - 17:12

Minneapolis Star Tribune (blog)

The Home Inspector
Minneapolis Star Tribune (blog)
The folks at Airthings recently sent me one of their new NRPP approved Corentium Pro radon monitors to review, which currently retails for $1,499. This company had a booth at ASHI's InspectionWorld conference in January of this year and was previously ...


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