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HOMEFINDER: Home inspection can buy peace of mind - Victoria News

Sun, 01/26/2014 - 15:02

HOMEFINDER: Home inspection can buy peace of mind
Victoria News
Before moving in to a newly purchased home, many people wouldn't dream of not having house insurance in place to protect their belongings. Having a home inspected before you buy, however, can be just as important. It's a form of insurance against being ...

Change text size for the story - London Free Press

Sat, 01/25/2014 - 05:04

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London Free Press
With the spring real estate market almost here, anyone considering selling their home should consider having a seller or what is sometimes referred to a pre-listing inspection performed by a qualified home inspector. Why? Often minor deficiencies ...

This Home Inspectors Update on Flashlights - Minneapolis Star Tribune

Fri, 01/24/2014 - 11:10

This Home Inspectors Update on Flashlights
Minneapolis Star Tribune
Two years ago I wrote a blog post titled "This Home Inspector's Love Affair With Flashlights", wherein I gushed about my new Fenix TK35 flashlight. Over the past two years I've tried a number of other flashlights, and I'm happy to say that the Fenix ...

Gas service is vital during home inspection - Chicago Daily Herald

Fri, 01/24/2014 - 06:17

Gas service is vital during home inspection
Chicago Daily Herald
Q. We are buying a foreclosed home from a bank, and the home inspection is scheduled for next week. Our Realtor says the bank is not willing to turn on the gas for the inspection, and she seems to think we should accept this refusal. Is it really OK to ...

Mold, water damage most common culprits uncovered in Cape home inspections - Cape Cod Today

Thu, 01/23/2014 - 13:27

Cape Cod Today

Mold, water damage most common culprits uncovered in Cape home inspections
Cape Cod Today
This is where private home inspectors like Brian Tilton come in. Brian has owned The Building Inspector of Cape Cod (TBICC), a home inspection company, since 2004. His company is licensed to perform home inspections and Title V septic inspections.

Haworth to hold special meeting about home inspections - NorthJersey.com

Thu, 01/23/2014 - 06:47

Haworth to hold special meeting about home inspections
NorthJersey.com
The borough will use the inspection of 500 homes to identify issues with sump pumps and other things that may cause excess rain derived infiltration. Boswell will perform the inspections approximately two weeks after the meeting, with repairs to be ...

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Jobs in Sharon: Senior Teller, Home Inspector, Store Manager - Patch.com

Tue, 01/21/2014 - 06:10

Jobs in Sharon: Senior Teller, Home Inspector, Store Manager
Patch.com
Whiting Environmental is a dynamic Home Inspection company that is growing and we are looking for professionals to grow with us. Whiting Environmental Building Inspection is dedicated to providing the most professional and thorough inspectional ...

Home inspectors deregulated in Kansas - Emporia Gazette

Mon, 01/20/2014 - 13:11

Home inspectors deregulated in Kansas
Emporia Gazette
Parham and Jeff Barnes, a Mulvane-based home inspector for 25 years, helped write the Kansas Home Inspectors Professional Competence and Financial Responsibility Act. The measure, which took effect in July 2009, required home inspectors in the state ...
Expiration of law deregulates home inspectors in KansasThe Republic

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Ask Your Home Inspector: Inspectors serve as impartial party in sale of home - Wausau Daily Herald

Thu, 01/16/2014 - 10:39

Ask Your Home Inspector: Inspectors serve as impartial party in sale of home
Wausau Daily Herald
Remember it is the inspector's job to make an educated report of the condition of the home. The home inspector must be an impartial third party to the transaction and needs to report honestly and fairly. The home inspector does not promote the sale of ...

Good home inspections cost money, but they're priceless - MiamiHerald.com

Sat, 12/28/2013 - 05:01

Good home inspections cost money, but they're priceless
MiamiHerald.com
Most homeowners expect to spend money on their house, and not just for mortgage payments and insurance. They might want to add a backyard deck, remodel the kitchen, build an addition or tackle other projects to enhance the home and put their personal ...

Inspecting the Home Inspection - nwitimes.com

Sat, 11/30/2013 - 17:55

Inspecting the Home Inspection
nwitimes.com
Considering that a home purchase is one of the biggest investments you'll ever make, it's smart to enlist the help of a professional home inspector prior to buying a property. However, many buyers aren't aware of what to expect from the inspection and ...

Realtor View: Inspectors may find flaws in 'perfect' home - Houston Chronicle

Fri, 11/29/2013 - 17:42

Realtor View: Inspectors may find flaws in 'perfect' home
Houston Chronicle
A home inspection can spare you from surprises after you buy. After crunching the numbers, searching your favorite neighborhoods, and weighing the pros and cons of each property you've seen, you've chosen a house that seems like the perfect fit for you.

Brookfield Real Estate Services Inc : News from our affiliate, The Home ... - 4-traders (press release)

Thu, 11/28/2013 - 17:51

Brookfield Real Estate Services Inc : News from our affiliate, The Home ...
4-traders (press release)
Leading global relocation company selects national home inspection network as supplier to support the home inspection needs of their clients across Canada. TORONTO, ON (November 28, 2013) - The Home Inspection Network is pleased to announce they ...
Brookfield Global Relocation Services selects The Home Inspection Network as ...EIN News (press release)

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This Home Inspector is Thankful for Warm Boots - Minneapolis Star Tribune

Thu, 11/28/2013 - 11:44

This Home Inspector is Thankful for Warm Boots
Minneapolis Star Tribune
I still remember when I decided I was done with cold toes; it was about five years ago in January with the high temperature of the day below zero. I had several Truth-in-Sale of Housing Evaluations scheduled back-to-back; all were bank owned properties ...

Ask the Home Inspector: Functioning water shut-offs can avoid headaches this ... - Wausau Daily Herald

Thu, 11/21/2013 - 16:16

Ask the Home Inspector: Functioning water shut-offs can avoid headaches this ...
Wausau Daily Herald
Answer: Yes. Know where your main water shut off is and make sure it works and not seized up so it can't move from lack of use. Believe it or not some people do not know where it is. In some of the older home,s there are no shut-offs by the toilets or ...

Timothy Evans of Traverse City Home Inspection Recommends Presale ... - Virtual-Strategy Magazine (press release)

Thu, 11/21/2013 - 10:29

Timothy Evans of Traverse City Home Inspection Recommends Presale ...
Virtual-Strategy Magazine (press release)
Timothy Evans, owner of Traverse City Home Inspections LLC (http://www.traversecityhomeinspections.com), a full service home inspection company serving home buyers and sellers in Traverse City and Northwest Michigan, recommends, for a quicker sale ...

Ask Angie: Differences between a home appraisal and a home inspection - Bellingham Herald

Wed, 11/20/2013 - 20:24

Ask Angie: Differences between a home appraisal and a home inspection
Bellingham Herald
(EDITORS: This version replaces duties of home inspector, deleting major appliances and "whether everything meets code standards and if there are health or safety concerns." The information is being deleted because the authority for determining code ...

Certified Home Inspections Recently Posts Blog Warning First Time Home ... - PR Web (press release)

Wed, 11/20/2013 - 17:11

Certified Home Inspections Recently Posts Blog Warning First Time Home ...
PR Web (press release)
Certified Home Inspections, a home inspection service provider for Long Island, the five boroughs and Westchester, is pointing to three specific items in a Top 10 list of first time homebuyer mistakes from TLC.com to avoid as more critical than the rest.

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How To Not Suck… At Home Inspections - The Consumerist

Tue, 11/19/2013 - 17:11

How To Not Suck… At Home Inspections
The Consumerist
Even a savvy home-shopper can miss hidden problems in homes. Put away your macho. No matter how handy you may be, a home inspection isn't something that fits in the DIY category. Spending a few hundred bucks now on a qualified home inspector can ...

Get The Most From Your Home Inspection - Mortgage Rates & Trends (blog)

Mon, 11/18/2013 - 16:24

Get The Most From Your Home Inspection
Mortgage Rates & Trends (blog)
Home inspections are an essential part of the home buying process, especially since lenders often require a copy of home inspection documents before loans can be approved. Despite their upfront cost, home inspections should be viewed and treated as an ...

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