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Dancer Bill Requiring Background Checks For Home Inspectors Approved In ... - PolitickerNJ

Mon, 04/29/2013 - 19:41

Dancer Bill Requiring Background Checks For Home Inspectors Approved In ...
PolitickerNJ
Assemblyman Ronald S. Dancer's bipartisan proposal to require background checks for home inspectors assessing property values for municipalities was approved today by New Jersey General Assembly. Dancer was the first legislator to propose this ...

CAN YOU TRUST YOUR HOME INSPECTOR? - U-T San Diego

Mon, 04/29/2013 - 11:10

CAN YOU TRUST YOUR HOME INSPECTOR?
U-T San Diego
The National Association of Realtors has compiled a 10-point checklist to verify your inspector meets industry standards. Among its recommendations, the association encourages you to ask direct questions about how home inspectors maintain their ...

Home inspection: Get it done - Reading Eagle - Reading Eagle

Sun, 04/28/2013 - 04:11

Home inspection: Get it done - Reading Eagle
Reading Eagle
When buying a home, you'll probably do a walk-through numerous times before you give an offer to the homeowner. You'll probably also have a friend or relative do a walk-through, too, to give you an idea of what kind of shape the house is in.

Ask the Inspector: New garage wiring - Leader-Telegram

Sat, 04/27/2013 - 05:08

Ask the Inspector: New garage wiring
Leader-Telegram
... 90 percent of the time. Duerkop is a licensed home inspector and serves as president and education director of the Wisconsin Association of Home Inspectors for the central and northern Wisconsin chapters. To submit a question to him, call 1-866-715 ...

What to Look For When Buying a Fixer-Upper House? - Lifehacker - Lifehacker

Fri, 04/26/2013 - 21:00

What to Look For When Buying a Fixer-Upper House? - Lifehacker
Lifehacker
Before you even start looking — Before you even find a realtor — Do your research on a good home inspector in your area. If you are looking at an old house, make SURE to tell the home inspection service that you want someone who knows about houses ...

Are Sellers' Appraisals and Inspections Overkill? - Wall Street Journal

Fri, 04/26/2013 - 18:14

Wall Street Journal

Are Sellers' Appraisals and Inspections Overkill?
Wall Street Journal
Now I'd like to sell it, but I know that it isn't worth as much as other homes nearby because of the maintenance problems. I think I should get an appraisal and home inspection before I put it on the market, but my friends say that's a waste of money ...

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Inspector should support findings with photos of defect - Chicago Daily Herald

Fri, 04/26/2013 - 08:10

Inspector should support findings with photos of defect
Chicago Daily Herald
A. If the home inspector's findings are questionable, you should state this in writing to the buyers and request that the inspector verify his findings with photos. If he doesn't want to get his camera dirty, he can shield it with a plastic bag while ...

Inspecting The Home Inspection: What Buyers Should Know - Hartford Courant

Thu, 04/25/2013 - 16:52

Inspecting The Home Inspection: What Buyers Should Know
Hartford Courant
Before purchasing a home in Connecticut, potential buyers often turn to a state-licensed home inspector to examine the property for any structural and system problems that might cause headaches later. An inspection typically takes several hours and can ...

Red Blue Realty Presents Tips for Handling a Home Inspection on Los Angeles ... - DigitalJournal.com (press release)

Wed, 04/24/2013 - 20:48

Red Blue Realty Presents Tips for Handling a Home Inspection on Los Angeles ...
DigitalJournal.com (press release)
Los Angeles homes for sale all have one thing in common: each residence will need to under go a home inspection before escrow concludes. While the idea of an inspector checking out every detail of a property can be stressful, in reality, the ...

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Greater Cincinnati and Northern Kentucky Home Inspections - Neary Inspections ... - PR Web (press release)

Wed, 04/24/2013 - 12:39

Greater Cincinnati and Northern Kentucky Home Inspections - Neary Inspections ...
PR Web (press release)
A professional and detailed home inspection is an important first step in the home buying process. Having a trusted and experienced inspection company is always recommended. Analysis of the grounds & grading, exterior, foundation, basement/crawlspace, ...

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Five ways sellers can prepare for a home inspection - LubbockOnline.com

Sat, 04/20/2013 - 05:06

Five ways sellers can prepare for a home inspection
LubbockOnline.com
Here's good advice for sellers: a little preparation can go a long way to ensuring that a prospective home buyer's inspection of your property goes well. David R. Leopold, owner of Pillar to Post Home Inspection in Fairfield County, Conn., says home ...

Home inspectors provide valuable insurance - Arizona Daily Star - Arizona Daily Star

Fri, 04/19/2013 - 22:27

Home inspectors provide valuable insurance - Arizona Daily Star
Arizona Daily Star
I enjoy a bargain. Who doesn't? There is an exhilarating feeling when you are the one to unearth the best deal. However, there are times when it is not prudent to shave your dollars. Hiring a qualified home inspector is an insurance policy that will be ...
Five ways sellers can prepare for a home inspectionLubbockOnline.com
Inspection offers peace of mindLondon Free Press

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Surviving a Home Inspection - Wall Street Journal

Fri, 04/19/2013 - 18:39

Wall Street Journal

Surviving a Home Inspection
Wall Street Journal
Although I have written about residential real estate for years—and have done everything in my power to keep our home well-maintained—nothing buckles my knees as much as a home inspection. Inevitable after your house goes under contract, as ours did ...
Five ways sellers can prepare for a home inspectionLubbockOnline.com
Inspection offers peace of mindLondon Free Press

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CAHPI(BC): BC Home Inspectors Elect New Board of Directors - Marketwire - Marketwire (press release)

Fri, 04/19/2013 - 17:34

CAHPI(BC): BC Home Inspectors Elect New Board of Directors - Marketwire
Marketwire (press release)
VICTORIA, BRITISH COLUMBIA--(Marketwired - April 19, 2013) - At its Annual General Meeting in Victoria on April 13, 2013, the Canadian Association of Home & Property Inspectors (BC) - CAHPI(BC) - elected its 2013-2014 Board of Directors and President.

Don't rely on home inspectors for A/C report if buying in winter - KPHO Phoenix

Fri, 04/19/2013 - 00:21

Don't rely on home inspectors for A/C report if buying in winter
KPHO Phoenix
A Mesa man is angry with both his home warranty company and the home inspector he hired before buying the home over a denied repair claim. If a problem shows up on the home inspection report for any home system and you later make a claim related to ...

Home inspection company expands throughout US - Bradenton Herald

Thu, 04/18/2013 - 13:11

Home inspection company expands throughout US
Bradenton Herald
When Bill Redfern was a real estate broker in Canada, he often ran into delays and problems with home inspections, which put a damper on sales. So he started thinking about launching a home inspection company, and eventually opened the first franchise ...

Home Inspections: Vegetation, soil moisture affect foundations - Victoria Advocate

Wed, 04/17/2013 - 22:41

Home Inspections: Vegetation, soil moisture affect foundations
Victoria Advocate
While determining whether roots specifically cause plumbing or foundation problems is typically beyond the scope of a Texas home inspection, these tips should be useful for homeowners and homebuyers. To avoid damage to roofs, siding and other exterior ...

Home Inspections: Vegetation, soil moisture affect foundations - Victoria Advocate

Wed, 04/17/2013 - 20:40

Home Inspections: Vegetation, soil moisture affect foundations
Victoria Advocate
While determining whether roots specifically cause plumbing or foundation problems is typically beyond the scope of a Texas home inspection, these tips should be useful for homeowners and homebuyers. To avoid damage to roofs, siding and other exterior ...

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Ask the Experts: What Should Home Sellers Do to Prepare for a Home Inspection? - RisMedia.com (press release)

Tue, 04/16/2013 - 20:27

Ask the Experts: What Should Home Sellers Do to Prepare for a Home Inspection?
RisMedia.com (press release)
Sellers who don't take the time to ensure a smooth home inspection and who pay for it in the long run. The spring market is upon us. A little preparation can ensure sellers have great home inspections. Home inspectors typically arrive 30-45 minutes ...

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Small Business Spotlight: Cedar Hill Home Inspections - Patch.com

Mon, 04/15/2013 - 00:16

Small Business Spotlight: Cedar Hill Home Inspections
Patch.com
Cedar Hill Home Inspection was established in January of 2004. We are a family owned business, based in West Simsbury, CT. Our business was started after I took an early retirement from AT&T, where I finished my 25+ year telecommunications career.