Home Inspection News
Best home inspectors work for buyer -- not real estate agent
Home inspectors and real estate agents often work together, but not always for the best interest of the homebuyer, says Bruce McClure, a Toronto-based licensed home inspector and author of "Buy or Run: I'm a Real Home Inspector Not a TV Celebrity!".
Get the most out of your home inspection
A vital part of the home purchase transaction is the inspection process. Our very own Solomon Syed offers tips on getting the most of your home inspection. Torry Dorsey, a ASHI Certified Home Inspector, said that the home inspection that is conducted ...
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Home inspection best done by a professional
Albuquerque Journal (subscription)
DEAR BARRY: I am planning to buy a home but don't know who the home inspectors are in my area. On the other hand, I have a good friend who is a licensed general contractor, and he has offered to do my home inspection for free. He is a very experienced ...
Fraudulent Home Inspector
The home inspection included environmental tests for radon, mold, and water analysis. No problems were reported. Recently, I contacted the laboratories whose names were on the inspection report. All of these companies sent letters stating that they ...
Ask Angie: Differences between home appraisers and home inspectors
Lexington Herald Leader
Dear Angie: What are the similarities and differences between a home appraisal and a home inspection? — Demetrius F., Marina, Calif. Dear Demetrius: Inspections and appraisals play key, but separate, roles in home buying and selling. An inspection is ...
Should a contractor do your home inspection?
Chicago Daily Herald
Q. I am planning to buy a home but don't know who the home inspectors are in my area. On the other hand, I have a good friend who is a licensed general contractor, and he has offered to do my home inspection for free. He is a very experienced builder ...
Appraisal, home inspection are important for buyers
Q. What are the similarities and differences between a home appraisal and a home inspection? A. Inspections and appraisals play key, but separate, roles in the home-buying and -selling process. An inspection is primarily intended to protect a ...
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Ask Angie: Differences between a home appraisal and a home inspection
Dear Angie: What are the similarities and differences between a home appraisal and a home inspection? - Demetrius F., Marina, Calif. Dear Demetrius: Inspections and appraisals play key, but separate, roles in the home-buying and -selling process.
How a home inspection can help save you from surprises after you buy
A home inspection is a visual examination of the structure and systems of your home. A typical inspection covers the electrical, heating, and air-conditioning systems; plumbing; roof; interior walls and ceilings; insulation; windows; doors; fireplace ...
Licensed home inspector key to peace of mind
Those issues were pointed out by Rick Yerger, a certified inspector with Building Specs Home Inspection Service that Eyewitness News asked to look at the Issoksons' house. Among the problems was the electrical panel. "It wasn't done correctly, plus it ...
Seller suspects home inspector collusion
Chicago Daily Herald
Q. The people who are buying our home just had a home inspection. After the inspection, I heard the inspector tell the buyer's agent that he would change the report to what the buyer wanted. Since the report will be used to negotiate the terms of the ...
Top 10 Home Inspection Myths
Minneapolis Star Tribune
Many cities in Twin Cities metro area have Truth-In-Sale of Housing evaluations (TISHs) that might identify required repairs, but those are separate from the home inspection. Even if the home inspector identifies a defect that was missed by the TISH ...
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