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New Home Inspections - Why does a buyer need one? - KTVZ

Thu, 06/06/2013 - 00:01

New Home Inspections - Why does a buyer need one?
KTVZ
There are at least two main reasons a new home needs an inspection. First, a minor defect in a new home can become a major issue in the future. For example, if ventilation is not installed in an attic properly mold can develop over time and roof ...

Liberals re-examing issue of long-term care home inspections - Windsor Star

Wed, 06/05/2013 - 22:45

Liberals re-examing issue of long-term care home inspections
Windsor Star
Only two of 20 long-term care homes in Windsor and Essex County and one in five across the province have undergone comprehensive inspections in the three years since the introduction of the new Long-Term Homes Care Act. While the Liberal ...

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Manitoba family's dream of disabled daycare shattered despite four home ... - Yahoo! News Canada (blog)

Tue, 06/04/2013 - 21:25

Yahoo! News Canada (blog)

Manitoba family's dream of disabled daycare shattered despite four home ...
Yahoo! News Canada (blog)
“When we first drove up, my first impression was, this is it. We're home,” Teresa Campbell told CBC News. "The house passed everything. We got our licenses from both agencies that we work with. The home inspector said mild to moderate upkeep." ...
Foster parents' home sits empty after inspection nightmareCBC.ca

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John Hansen – Home Improvement – Stanford Who's Who Certified - Watch List News (press release)

Mon, 06/03/2013 - 21:49

John Hansen – Home Improvement – Stanford Who's Who Certified
Watch List News (press release)
Owner of Rest Assured Home Inspections From Canada Joins Stanford Who's Who HAMILTON, ONTARIO, CANADA, June 3, 2013 /Stanford Who's Who/ — Stanford Who's Who proudly announces the addition of John Hansen to the ranks of professional ...

American Society of Home Inspectors Announces New President - EON: Enhanced Online News (press release)

Sat, 06/01/2013 - 11:37

American Society of Home Inspectors Announces New President
EON: Enhanced Online News (press release)
Tamny, who owns Professional Property Inspection, a home and commercial property inspection company serving Central Ohio, joined ASHI in 1993 and became the founding president of the North Central Ohio ASHI Chapter. He served as ASHI's national ...

Silence of the Jambs: Home Inspection Horrors - Fox Business

Fri, 05/31/2013 - 20:10

Silence of the Jambs: Home Inspection Horrors
Fox Business
From a 15-foot boa constrictor holed up in the dark to a house ready to collapse in a stiff breeze to electrical wiring that bursts into flames at the flip of a switch, home inspectors have seen it all. And those horror stories could be yours if you ...

Midday Fix: Home inspection tips for buyers and sellers - WGNtv.com

Fri, 05/31/2013 - 16:15

Midday Fix: Home inspection tips for buyers and sellers
WGNtv.com
Your home inspector should be looking at all the aspects of your home, from the condition and age of the roof, to drainage systems, the foundation, walls, insulation, grading, electrical systems, plumbing, condition of windows and doors, appliances ...

Buyer regrets not having home inspection - Chicago Daily Herald

Fri, 05/31/2013 - 08:41

Buyer regrets not having home inspection
Chicago Daily Herald
Q. We bought our house about two years ago, but we did not have a home inspection. Since then, we've found problems that were not disclosed by the sellers or their agent. The worst of these is an addition that was built without a permit. The roof on ...

TK Home Inspection 50% off Pre-Listing Home Inspection $180 - Reg. $325 - Canton Repository

Tue, 05/28/2013 - 04:37

TK Home Inspection 50% off Pre-Listing Home Inspection $180 - Reg. $325
Canton Repository
TK Home Inspection brings in full time experts in their field to perform each inspection for radon, well and water flow, pests and septic. Because of this, your home inspection can usually be completed in under two hours, while a single home inspector ...

Ask the Inspector: Inspection spectators - Leader-Telegram

Sat, 05/25/2013 - 05:07

Ask the Inspector: Inspection spectators
Leader-Telegram
If this is not possible, reschedule the inspection. n Inspectors cannot enter a home if there are unsupervised minors there. An adult must be home or the children need to be elsewhere during the inspection. Duerkop is a licensed home inspector and ...

The House Detective: Buyer regrets not having home inspection - NewsOK.com

Sat, 05/25/2013 - 05:04

The House Detective: Buyer regrets not having home inspection
NewsOK.com
The House Detective: Buyer regrets not having home inspection. If you bought your home without having it inspected, then one of two errors took place: Either your agent failed to advise you to hire a home inspector, or you failed to heed your agent's ...

FEMA inspections of applicants' homes under way - Morris Daily Herald

Thu, 05/23/2013 - 14:06

FEMA inspections of applicants' homes under way
Morris Daily Herald
The inspector will ask you for identification and proof of ownership and occupancy if you are a homeowner. If you are a renter, only occupancy will be verified. You can speed up the process by having the following appropriate documents on hand: a photo ...

Q & A with America's Real Estate Professor: Home inspection - Norwalk Reflector

Wed, 05/22/2013 - 20:42

Q & A with America's Real Estate Professor: Home inspection
Norwalk Reflector
Q. I have a home inspection coming up for my first house. I know I should be there but I'm just wondering if it is really that necessary because I'm very busy with work. The house is in great shape and my real estate agent is planning to work with the ...

What to Expect From a FEMA Home Inspection - Patch.com

Tue, 05/21/2013 - 13:18

What to Expect From a FEMA Home Inspection
Patch.com
Inspectors from FEMA have begun meeting with disaster applicants in McHenry, Lake, DeKalb, Kane, DuPage, Cook, LaSalle, Kendall, Will, Grundy and Fulton counties. Inspectors are reviewing damage caused by severe storms and flooding from April 16 ...

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Windows Get Used Most During Summer- Seattle Home Inspector Jim Estrada ... - Virtual-Strategy Magazine (press release)

Tue, 05/21/2013 - 08:33

Windows Get Used Most During Summer- Seattle Home Inspector Jim Estrada ...
Virtual-Strategy Magazine (press release)
Jim Estrada from Property Inspector LLC, stopped by the studio for a chat with Host Ben Brashen of The Brashenomics Radio Show, to discuss windows, and how to know when it's time to repair or replace, and the different ways they can be installed ...

5 Questions to ask Before Hiring a Home Inspector - HONOLULUMagazine.com

Mon, 05/20/2013 - 19:22

5 Questions to ask Before Hiring a Home Inspector
HONOLULUMagazine.com
If you are buying a home, you will want to find a reputable home inspector to thoroughly check your home for any unseen or potential disasters. This is your opportunity to see what's on the “inside” of the house through the eyes of a professional ...

What to Expect During a FEMA Home Inspection - RealEstateRama (press release)

Mon, 05/20/2013 - 12:23

What to Expect During a FEMA Home Inspection
RealEstateRama (press release)
CHICAGO, IL – May 20, 2013 – (RealEstateRama) — Inspectors from FEMA have begun meeting with disaster applicants in McHenry, Lake, DeKalb, Kane, DuPage, Cook, LaSalle, Kendall, Will, Grundy and Fulton counties. Inspectors are reviewing damage ...

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What to expect when you're inspecting - Quad-City Times - Quad City Times

Sun, 05/19/2013 - 09:43

What to expect when you're inspecting - Quad-City Times
Quad City Times
While contractors and tradespeople might be able to offer advice on what needs fixing and the best solution, a good home inspector is in the position to offer an unbiased opinion, said Tom Kruse, the owner of Professional Home Inspections in Holmen, Wis.

Sound Off: How do I find a home inspector? - San Francisco Chronicle

Fri, 05/17/2013 - 22:19

San Francisco Chronicle

Sound Off: How do I find a home inspector?
San Francisco Chronicle
Q: How do I find a great home inspector? A: We believe that a great home inspector - and a great home inspection - is the key to a successful real estate transaction. So how do you find a good inspector? Call a few real estate agents and ask who they ...

Plumber disagrees with home inspector - Chicago Daily Herald

Fri, 05/17/2013 - 10:17

Plumber disagrees with home inspector
Chicago Daily Herald
Q. I am a real estate broker and am trying to resolve a difference of opinion between my plumber and my favorite home inspector. The inspector routinely cites water heaters that are installed without a drain pan, especially when the water heater is on ...

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