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AmeriSpec of Canada: Don't Skimp on the Home Inspection - Digital Journal

Wed, 02/03/2016 - 11:24

AmeriSpec of Canada: Don't Skimp on the Home Inspection
Digital Journal
It can be tempting to try and save a few dollars and cut out the home inspection step. Maybe you're considering having a family member take a quick look instead. But buying a home is the single biggest investment most of us will ever make. Isn't it ...

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Charlestown council approves home inspection program - Evening News and Tribune

Tue, 02/02/2016 - 02:06

Evening News and Tribune

Charlestown council approves home inspection program
Evening News and Tribune
CHARLESTOWN — Charlestown residents living in “at-risk” housing as defined by a newly adopted city ordinance could face annual inspections and re-inspections of their homes. The ordinance, which the city council passed 4-1 on second and final ...

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In home inspections, 'trust, but verify' - azcentral.com

Fri, 01/29/2016 - 23:28

azcentral.com

In home inspections, 'trust, but verify'
azcentral.com
Some states require a home inspector be licensed, some do not, and other states decline to regulate inspections entirely. Some real estate agents have informally abdicated the inspections responsibility almost entirely to the home inspector under the ...
Dear Monty: Five important home inspection disclosure pointsDestin Log

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Boggs Inspection Services Provides a Home Buyer's Guide to a Successful Home Inspection - southsoundtalk.com

Thu, 01/28/2016 - 16:03

Boggs Inspection Services Provides a Home Buyer's Guide to a Successful Home Inspection
southsoundtalk.com
A home inspection is an important part of the home buying process no matter if you are a first-time buyer or a frequent mover with plenty of experience under your belt. A home inspection — an expense of $300 to $400 dollars — can end up saving you ...

Call Kurtis: Why Am I Being Charged Home Inspection Fee When No One Inspected my House? - CBS Local

Tue, 01/26/2016 - 22:28

CBS Local

Call Kurtis: Why Am I Being Charged Home Inspection Fee When No One Inspected my House?
CBS Local
FAIRFIELD (CBS13) – Chris Ryan has owned his house for a quarter-century. After his home loan was taken over by a new company, he says an odd charge popped up on his statement. The new company, BSI Financial, charged Ryan a $35 fee on his ...

Pouring rain? Time to schedule that home inspection - OCRegister

Sat, 01/23/2016 - 20:01

OCRegister

Pouring rain? Time to schedule that home inspection
OCRegister
The best thing you can do is schedule your home inspection when it is pouring down rain. If you can't coordinate your home inspection with the next rainy day, at least ask your Realtor to take you back so you can look inside and outside as the rain ...

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Home inspector frustrated by inspection fees - Chicago Daily Herald

Fri, 01/15/2016 - 07:04

Yahoo Finance UK

Home inspector frustrated by inspection fees
Chicago Daily Herald
Q. I've been a home inspector for about eleven years and am frustrated by the price pressure throughout the inspection business. When I think of the time and effort that goes into a thorough inspection, the valuable information I provide to my ...
How Much Do People Spend on Home Inspection Services?Yahoo Finance UK

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How a Pre-Home Inspection Can Sell "The Silence of the Lambs" Home & Other ... - Benzinga

Thu, 01/14/2016 - 21:00

How a Pre-Home Inspection Can Sell "The Silence of the Lambs" Home & Other ...
Benzinga
EWING, NJ --(Marketwired - January 14, 2016) - HouseMaster, the first and most experienced home inspection franchise company in North America, announces some tips for selling an infamous property through the Pre-Inspection process in the 2016 Real ...

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Home inspection - Know worth of properties before acquiring them - Daijiworld.com

Wed, 01/13/2016 - 08:08

Home inspection - Know worth of properties before acquiring them
Daijiworld.com
What is Home Inspection? - According to Wikipedia, it is a limited, non-invasive examination of the condition of a home/apartment, often in connection with the sale/renting of that property. Home inspections are usually conducted by a home inspector ...

Atlas Home Inspection: Decades of Experience to Give Home Buyers Peace of Mind - ARL now

Tue, 01/12/2016 - 11:01

Atlas Home Inspection: Decades of Experience to Give Home Buyers Peace of Mind
ARL now
A home inspector needs to be knowledgeable in everything between the foundation of a house and the roof. They need to be willing to cram into creepy, dark crawl spaces looking for compromising cracks, and they often need to climb onto dangerously high ...

Dealing with a poor home inspection - Daily Herald

Mon, 01/11/2016 - 11:03

Daily Herald

Dealing with a poor home inspection
Daily Herald
The first thing you should do is discuss with your agent whether or not the home's asking price already reflects the needed repairs. The seller may have had an inspection before she listed the home and priced the home accordingly. Your agent can help ...

FEMA home inspectors visit neighborhoods and assess damage - WTVA

Fri, 01/08/2016 - 22:10

FEMA home inspectors visit neighborhoods and assess damage
WTVA
PEARL, Miss. (FEMA News Release) – Housing inspectors contracted by the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) are assisting eligible survivors of the recent severe storms, tornadoes and flooding by visiting neighborhoods and checking for ...

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Angie's List: Guaranteeing A Good Home Inspector - CBS Local

Thu, 01/07/2016 - 21:50

CBS Local

Angie's List: Guaranteeing A Good Home Inspector
CBS Local
PITTSBURGH (KDKA) — Most people wouldn't dream of buying a home without first having it inspected, but how can you tell a good home inspector from a bad one? And what do you do if your inspector misses something important? Smart home buyers know ...

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What Makes a Company Grow? In Home Inspection, It's Reputation - RisMedia.com (press release)

Wed, 01/06/2016 - 20:21

What Makes a Company Grow? In Home Inspection, It's Reputation
RisMedia.com (press release)
Pillar To Post Home Inspectors, one of the largest home inspection companies in North America, with headquarter offices in both Tampa and Toronto, has added 75 franchisees in 2015…and expects a similar rate of growth in 2016. “Pillar To Post ...

Inspecting Your Home Inspector - WTXL ABC 27

Tue, 01/05/2016 - 10:55

WTXL ABC 27

Inspecting Your Home Inspector
WTXL ABC 27
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (WTXL) -- If you're buying a house, you'll also need a home inspector. But how do you know the good from the bad? And what do you do if your inspector misses something major, like mold or a cracking? We find out in this Angie's List ...

Smart home buying: Hiring a home inspector - KPRC Houston

Mon, 12/21/2015 - 05:23

KPRC Houston

Smart home buying: Hiring a home inspector
KPRC Houston
HOUSTON - Hiring a home inspector is a big part of the home buying process and is key to preventing surprises once the deal is done. Choosing the right inspector is just as important. Smart home buyers know they need a good inspection before signing ...

Angie's List: How to inspect a home inspector - KY3

Sat, 12/19/2015 - 02:03

KY3

Angie's List: How to inspect a home inspector
KY3
“Your home inspection will include checking your foundation as well as the mechanicals of the house such as the H-V-A-C system, the plumbing, electrical, even the roofing system. On the interior, they're going to check your appliances, and they'll also ...

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