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Boggs Inspection Services Goes Green - ThurstonTalk

Home Inspection - Wed, 07/19/2017 - 06:00

ThurstonTalk

Boggs Inspection Services Goes Green
ThurstonTalk
Outside the office, inspectors spend a large portion of their week behind the wheel, traveling from home to home, inspection to inspection. To minimize both cost and environmental impact, the Boggs team drives six eco-friendly, hybrid Toyota Prius. “To ...

Make sure you understand terms of service before paying a home inspector - Washington Post

Home Inspection - Mon, 07/17/2017 - 04:38

Washington Post

Make sure you understand terms of service before paying a home inspector
Washington Post
Good home inspectors are a great start to help a buyer evaluate the condition of a home, but a home inspection is not a guarantee that a home is free of problems. At issue is whether the home inspector has done a good job at evaluating those aspects of ...

Top home inspection deal breakers - Lansing State Journal

Home Inspection - Sun, 07/16/2017 - 16:25

Lansing State Journal

Top home inspection deal breakers
Lansing State Journal
A home inspection can be stressful for both parties. Almost every inspection comes back with at least some sort of repair and, most often, those problems are minor and easy enough to negotiate. However, there are some deal breakers that can cause ...

What are the benefits of a home inspection? - eParisExtra.com (blog)

Home Inspection - Fri, 07/14/2017 - 05:37

eParisExtra.com (blog)

What are the benefits of a home inspection?
eParisExtra.com (blog)
For the buyer, a professional home inspection is an assessment of potential fire hazards, home safety and health risks to you and your family. A professional home inspection will provide you with priceless information about your new home and an ...

Inspectors Missed Condo Defects, Suit Says « CBS Chicago - CBS Chicago

Home Inspection - Thu, 07/13/2017 - 20:41

CBS Chicago

Inspectors Missed Condo Defects, Suit Says « CBS Chicago
CBS Chicago
With Chicago in the midst of a residential construction boom, this is a cautionary tale for anyone in the market to buy. CBS 2's Pam Zekman reports.

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Certified home inspection done right! - Contractor Mag

Home Inspection - Wed, 07/12/2017 - 12:31

Contractor Mag

Certified home inspection done right!
Contractor Mag
The independent certified home inspection industry was born. Instead of coordinating a horde of trade specialists, realtors and prospective homeowners could bring in just one person — the Certified Home Inspector! As a Master Plumber and HVAC ...

The Importance Of Home Inspection - RealtyBizNews

Home Inspection - Wed, 07/12/2017 - 08:28

RealtyBizNews

The Importance Of Home Inspection
RealtyBizNews
A home inspection is a comprehensive examination of the state the house is in. It should be performed before the purchase in order to avoid a costly mistake of buying a property that's in need of major repairs. Don't ring the bells just yet thinking ...

Haisler: Home inspection essential to buying real estate - Northwest Herald

Home Inspection - Mon, 07/10/2017 - 12:29

Haisler: Home inspection essential to buying real estate
Northwest Herald
The main purpose of a home inspection is to ensure the systems of the property are properly functioning. If they aren't working properly, the buyer and seller should discuss how to remedy these concerns. In some situations the seller may agree to pay ...

Overland Park begins rental home inspection program - KMBZ

Home Inspection - Mon, 07/10/2017 - 05:58

KMBZ

Overland Park begins rental home inspection program
KMBZ
The program is a two-phase, two-year process that is part of the city's code compliance program. Property owners must obtain and maintain valid rental licenses and pass exterior inspections of all rental properties. The licensing requirement was ...

Seller can bring clarity to home inspection - Green Bay Press Gazette

Home Inspection - Thu, 07/06/2017 - 07:31

Green Bay Press Gazette

Seller can bring clarity to home inspection
Green Bay Press Gazette
Reader question: We accepted an offer on our home. The contract is subject to a satisfactory home inspection. Our agent called to set up a time for the inspection and asked us to vacate the house. My thinking is that if there is some discovery made ...
Home inspections: another to-do item in contract processOcean City Today

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Ask the Expert: What Advice Do You Have for Homebuyers Forgoing a Home Inspection? - RisMedia.com (press release)

Home Inspection - Tue, 07/04/2017 - 23:56

RisMedia.com (press release)

Ask the Expert: What Advice Do You Have for Homebuyers Forgoing a Home Inspection?
RisMedia.com (press release)
A: As housing markets continue to heat up, many buyers are forgoing the important step of getting a home inspection. While this isn't a widespread phenomenon, it can easily occur when a particular market heats up. In fact, when a market gets hot ...

First-time homebuying: Learn all of your options ahead of purchase - UpperMichigansSource.com

Home Inspection - Tue, 06/27/2017 - 15:25

UpperMichigansSource.com

First-time homebuying: Learn all of your options ahead of purchase
UpperMichigansSource.com
“I enjoy working with first time home buyers because it gives me a chance to help educate people and maybe stop some mistakes that other people have made in the past". Another aspect that you will need professional help with is the home inspection.

What Are Property Disclosure Statements? Info Buyers Need to Know - Realtor.com News

Home Inspection - Tue, 06/27/2017 - 08:04

Realtor.com News

What Are Property Disclosure Statements? Info Buyers Need to Know
Realtor.com News
And that's just one more reason why buyers absolutely should get a home inspection to root out any potential problems themselves. But all in all, smart sellers inform buyers of everything they need to know upfront. While property disclosures exist ...

Flipper has second thoughts selling home to the county instead of on the open market - Washington Post

Home Inspection - Tue, 06/27/2017 - 06:14

Washington Post

Flipper has second thoughts selling home to the county instead of on the open market
Washington Post
At that point, I was done being nice, and I told them that if the item was not a code issue or it was not on the original home inspection then I was not making the changes. I even reached out to my lawyer to see if I could cancel the contract. I felt ...

Bear spotted in West Hartford - WTNH Connecticut News (press release)

Home Inspection - Mon, 06/26/2017 - 19:19

WTNH Connecticut News (press release)

Bear spotted in West Hartford
WTNH Connecticut News (press release)
WEST HARTFORD, Conn. (WTNH) — A realtor was in for a surprise during a home inspection on Monday afternoon, and it had nothing to do with a cracked foundation or electrical problems. The realtor saw a bear at a home listed for sale in West Hartford.

How to avoid pitfalls when buying a flipped home - Washington Post

Home Inspection - Mon, 06/26/2017 - 06:06

Washington Post

How to avoid pitfalls when buying a flipped home
Washington Post
While a home inspector can check the safety and code of an electrical panel, much of the electrical and plumbing work will not be noticeable in a home inspection. In this case, potential buyers should obtain as much information about the contractor, ...

12 Surprising Costs Every First-Time Home Buyer Needs to Know About - Reader's Digest

Home Inspection - Fri, 06/23/2017 - 10:47

Reader's Digest

12 Surprising Costs Every First-Time Home Buyer Needs to Know About
Reader's Digest
This means a thorough home inspection is extremely necessary and definitely not something you want to skimp on. Home inspections make sure everything from the appliances to the electrical system to the literal house structure are in good working ...

Licensed home inspector's claims don't check out, CBS4 finds - WTTV CBS4Indy

Home Inspection - Tue, 06/20/2017 - 20:06

WTTV CBS4Indy

Licensed home inspector's claims don't check out, CBS4 finds
WTTV CBS4Indy
Instead, the family ended up on "a roller coaster," saying their home inspection process turned into a huge headache. The Snellenbergers searched online and found a company called Home Time Inspections. The owner, Anthony Maxie, told them he could ...

Ask Eli: How To Negotiate A Home Inspection - ARL now

Home Inspection - Tue, 06/20/2017 - 09:00

ARL now

Ask Eli: How To Negotiate A Home Inspection
ARL now
This regularly-scheduled sponsored Q&A column is written by Eli Tucker, Arlington-based Realtor and Rosslyn resident. Please submit your questions to him via email for response in future columns. Enjoy! Question: I just finished the home inspection for ...

Pillar To Post Home Inspection - Dan Warren - The News-Press

Home Inspection - Mon, 06/19/2017 - 12:15

Pillar To Post Home Inspection - Dan Warren
The News-Press
Welcome to your local Lee and Collier County home inspection company. Dan Warren is your local home inspector serving you since 1999. Since that time, he has completed an astonishing 6,000 home inspections. As a long standing resident of Lee and ...

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