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Too good to be true: Plano police warn of home improvement scams - Star Local Media

Home Inspection - Tue, 09/18/2018 - 7:21pm

Star Local Media

Too good to be true: Plano police warn of home improvement scams
Star Local Media
They offer homeowners a free home inspection, and they always find something that needs fixing. They claim to offer homeowners a “once-in-a-lifetime deal,” Bianez said. They've got leftover materials from a previous job, so they can do the job at a ...

State Highway Administration erroneously mandates home ... - Baltimore Sun

Home Inspection - Tue, 09/18/2018 - 7:20pm

Baltimore Sun

State Highway Administration erroneously mandates home ...
Baltimore Sun
After a flea infestation in one of its Hanover offices, the State Highway Administration erroneously told employees to open their homes to mandatory inspection.

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5 Red Flags That Could Sink a Home Inspection - CT Post

Home Inspection - Tue, 09/18/2018 - 6:50am

CT Post

5 Red Flags That Could Sink a Home Inspection
CT Post
But before you blindly forge ahead, you'll want to get a home inspection—and before that, you'll want to check the house yourself for any red flags that might make an inspector tell you this particular piece of real estate could be more trouble than ...

Should sellers plan to get a pre-listing home inspection? - CT Post

Home Inspection - Mon, 09/17/2018 - 4:06pm

CT Post

Should sellers plan to get a pre-listing home inspection?
CT Post
In today's competitive real estate market, it's more crucial than ever for sellers to do their homework before putting their home on the market. You not only need to know the value of your home and price it properly, but you also want to do what you ...

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Home inspectors have a duty to point out a problem, even if it's not in their areas of expertise - Chicago Tribune

Home Inspection - Mon, 09/17/2018 - 1:16pm

Chicago Tribune

Home inspectors have a duty to point out a problem, even if it's not in their areas of expertise
Chicago Tribune
Q: We hired a home inspector when we were buying a home. We received the report, reviewed it and later closed. The report indicated some minor issues but nothing major. About a week after our closing we called an air conditioning company to evaluate ...

Just Listed in Arlington - ARL now

Home Inspection - Fri, 09/14/2018 - 6:06am

Just Listed in Arlington
ARL now
Glossary Term: Earnest Money Deposit. A deposit which a buyer puts at risk when they submit an offer to show good faith and intent to complete the transaction. After all conditions in the contract have been satisfied, like a home inspection, the buyer ...

InspectorPro Insurance Announces Premier Partnership to Advance Risk Management Education and Provide Better ... - Odessa American

Home Inspection - Thu, 09/13/2018 - 2:43pm

Business Wire

InspectorPro Insurance Announces Premier Partnership to Advance Risk Management Education and Provide Better ...
Odessa American
Further, the availability of InspectorPro's pre-claims assistance, errors and omissions, and general liability programs will allow ASHI members to gain access to insurance and legal resources essential to safeguarding their home inspection businesses.
InspectorPro Insurance Announces Premier Partnership to Advance ...Business Wire (press release)

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When to put your home up for sale and other real estate tips - The Oakland Press

Home Inspection - Thu, 09/13/2018 - 9:38am

The Oakland Press

When to put your home up for sale and other real estate tips
The Oakland Press
Second, what is the builder's track record for completion dates? Have you spoken to any past customers in the same complex? Normally, after accepting an offer on your home and going through the process of a home inspection, mortgage appraisal, title ...

Whoops! 4 Home-Buying Moves You May Not Realize You Have to Do - Danbury News Times

Home Inspection - Thu, 09/13/2018 - 6:50am

Danbury News Times

Whoops! 4 Home-Buying Moves You May Not Realize You Have to Do
Danbury News Times
3. Preparing for the home inspection. Most home buyers make their purchase offer contingent on the results of a home inspection, a close examination of the property for defects by a professional home inspector. But to get the most out of your home ...

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11 Home Inspection Red Flags You Can Actually Overlook (for Now) - Reader's Digest

Home Inspection - Tue, 09/11/2018 - 12:40pm

Reader's Digest

11 Home Inspection Red Flags You Can Actually Overlook (for Now)
Reader's Digest
When buying a home, the home inspection can be one of the most stress-inducing parts of the process. Will the inspection reveal major foundation flaws? What about a termite infestation? While some home inspection red flags should be dealt with before ...

Buyers should insist on going to home inspection - Palm Beach Post

Home Inspection - Tue, 09/11/2018 - 8:00am

Buyers should insist on going to home inspection
Palm Beach Post
Question: We made an offer to purchase our first home and followed your advice by making the offer contingent on the property first passing an inspection. The inspector is coming out next week, but says that he does not want us to be there because he ...

Here's why buyers should insist on going to home inspections - The Bellingham Herald

Home Inspection - Sun, 09/09/2018 - 8:02am

The Bellingham Herald

Here's why buyers should insist on going to home inspections
The Bellingham Herald
REAL ESTATE TRIVIA: The nationwide average cost of a professional home inspection is $326, according to a survey by real estate website HomeAdvisor.com. But fees vary from one community to the next, with prices generally higher in areas where sales ...

How should I prepare my home for fall drafts? - Longview Daily News

Home Inspection - Sun, 09/09/2018 - 2:08am

Longview Daily News

How should I prepare my home for fall drafts?
Longview Daily News
This report should include any applicable images and graphics and suggest solutions for each problem. When hiring, ask your energy auditor what experience they have outside the field. Tangible experience in HVAC, construction or home inspection gives ...

Barry Stone, Garage door opener has no safety reverse - NewsOK.com

Home Inspection - Sat, 09/08/2018 - 6:00am

Barry Stone, Garage door opener has no safety reverse
NewsOK.com
DEAR CLAIRE: Safety reverse for garage door openers is a vital lifesaving function that is routinely checked as part of a standard home inspection. Your inspector was right to test the device and to report it as defective and unsafe, but the nature of ...

Why inspectors often avoid asbestos topic - Chicago Daily Herald

Home Inspection - Fri, 09/07/2018 - 8:05am

Chicago Daily Herald

Why inspectors often avoid asbestos topic
Chicago Daily Herald
A. Most home inspectors do not check for asbestos-containing materials because environmental hazards are excluded from the standards of practice for the home inspection industry. In fact, most home inspection reports and contracts specifically disclaim ...

How should I prepare my home for fall drafts? - Fredericksburg.com

Home Inspection - Thu, 09/06/2018 - 8:48pm

Fredericksburg.com

How should I prepare my home for fall drafts?
Fredericksburg.com
In the closing weeks of summer, you might not be thinking much about the chilly months to come. But right now is an excellent time to check your home for drafts and air loss, and to prepare your home for winter. You'll stay warmer and save energy in ...

Before making an offer on an older home, check this checklist - The Boston Globe

Home Inspection - Thu, 09/06/2018 - 11:37am

The Boston Globe

Before making an offer on an older home, check this checklist
The Boston Globe
Looking for that vintage Victorian or your dream fixer-upper? Great! While it's always wise to get a professional home inspection — and that's especially true if you're buying an older home — this checklist can help you avoid some of the pricey ...

Ocean City Real Estate Tips: Always be present at the Home Inspection! - Ocean City Today

Home Inspection - Thu, 09/06/2018 - 9:00am

Ocean City Today

Ocean City Real Estate Tips: Always be present at the Home Inspection!
Ocean City Today
If the seller is unable to be present during the home inspection, it's important for us (the listing agent) to be present at the time of the home inspection. Typically, the buyers-agent and the buyers attend the home inspection. It's a great way for a ...
Are re-inspections necessary?Minneapolis Star Tribune

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Inspections to consider during the Due Diligence process - Mint Hill Times

Home Inspection - Wed, 09/05/2018 - 5:22pm

Mint Hill Times

Inspections to consider during the Due Diligence process
Mint Hill Times
When you're ready to buy a home, you'll want to go through a full due diligence process. This process will include several inspections outside of the common home inspection. Here's a look at some of the inspections you should consider when going ...

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