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Are you prepared for emergency home repairs? - Seattle Times

Thu, 05/03/2018 - 16:37

Seattle Times

Are you prepared for emergency home repairs?
Seattle Times
Even if you're not planning to sell your home, a home inspection can provide insight into what systems are most likely to fail soon — and it will typically cost only a few hundred dollars. An inspection can't offer guaranteed protection against hidden ...

Home buyer beware: Make sure that updated flip is not a flop with costly problems - KOMO News

Wed, 05/02/2018 - 21:19

KOMO News

Home buyer beware: Make sure that updated flip is not a flop with costly problems
KOMO News
A former building contractor, with 23 years of experience in the local home inspection industry, Rogers said some flippers appear to avoid making extensive inspections or expensive repairs that might drastically lower their profit margins. In one ...

BUYER BEWARE: Clark Howard warns of home inspection nightmares - WSB Atlanta

Tue, 05/01/2018 - 14:37

WSB Atlanta

BUYER BEWARE: Clark Howard warns of home inspection nightmares
WSB Atlanta
Buying a home? Channel 2 Consumer Adviser Clark Howard has an important warning for you. Howard says it's a standard step when you're buying a home to hire a home inspector, but making sure you have the right inspector is even more important.

Home inspection: Check these important systems before buying - The Mortgage Reports (blog)

Tue, 05/01/2018 - 10:37

The Mortgage Reports (blog)

Home inspection: Check these important systems before buying
The Mortgage Reports (blog)
The big question is whether the imperfections are major or minor. And just because your purchase agreement gives you the right to order a home inspection doesn't mean you can get out of the transaction if the home has problems. It depends on the ...

How a home inspection can put money in your pocket - The Mortgage Reports (blog)

Tue, 05/01/2018 - 10:37

The Mortgage Reports (blog)

How a home inspection can put money in your pocket
The Mortgage Reports (blog)
One home inspection clause might say that the purchaser can have a home inspection, but that the owner is only responsible for the first $1,000 in repairs. The problem here is that repair costs may be very much higher. In one recent case, a home ...

Home Inspections and Why Every Buyer Should Get One - Palestine Herald Press

Mon, 04/30/2018 - 17:37

Palestine Herald Press

Home Inspections and Why Every Buyer Should Get One
Palestine Herald Press
However, I would strongly encourage anyone buying or selling real estate to get a home inspection. Yes, it costs extra and is typically a buyer's expense. Real estate is expensive and an inspection helps you understand exactly what you are buying ...

Why you should consider a home inspector before you buy - Fin24

Mon, 04/30/2018 - 14:33

Fin24

Why you should consider a home inspector before you buy
Fin24
This could include hiring a home inspector. Graham advised the buyer to make it conditional in the offer to purchase for a satisfactory home inspection to be done by an independent inspector. This will empower all parties to renegotiate the deal based ...

Safe and Sound with Boggs Inspection Services - southsoundtalk.com

Mon, 04/30/2018 - 13:01

southsoundtalk.com

Safe and Sound with Boggs Inspection Services
southsoundtalk.com
But with the purchase of his new home, he knew he wanted a professional with experience to give a thorough inspection. Rick says he would not have known about some of the things his inspector from Boggs Home Inspection was able to point out. Things ...

Home inspections help buyer avoid surprises | The Spokesman ... - The Spokesman-Review

Sat, 04/28/2018 - 01:02

The Spokesman-Review

Home inspections help buyer avoid surprises | The Spokesman ...
The Spokesman-Review
Home inspectors are charged with finding the smallest to biggest problems with the interior and exterior of a home for a prospective buyer in hopes of helping them make the most informed decision and offer on a potential purchase.
Homebuyers eschewing inspections in cutthroat marketYahoo News Canada (blog)

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Selling a home for the first time? Know the market and what costs to expect to avoid frustrations - The Spokesman-Review

Sat, 04/28/2018 - 01:02

The Spokesman-Review

Selling a home for the first time? Know the market and what costs to expect to avoid frustrations
The Spokesman-Review
For first-time sellers, putting a home on the market can be a daunting and stressful process that involves staging the residence, scheduling open houses and navigating home inspection and closing costs. The average cost to sell a Spokane home priced ...

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Real Estate Guide 2018: Ace Your Home Inspection - 5280 | The Denver Magazine

Fri, 04/27/2018 - 14:37

5280 | The Denver Magazine

Real Estate Guide 2018: Ace Your Home Inspection
5280 | The Denver Magazine
Real Estate Guide 2018: Ace Your Home Inspection. Local experts weigh in on which imperfections you should live with and what flaws should you have the courage to walk away from. By Jeff Waraniak | April 27, 2018. 5280.com · The Realist's Guide to ...

About the House: What is my home worth? You're aksing the wrong guy - Sturgis Journal

Fri, 04/27/2018 - 12:53

About the House: What is my home worth? You're aksing the wrong guy
Sturgis Journal
The gist of a home inspection isn't to give the purchaser a valuation of the property. That's what appraisers do. I am not an appraiser; they are completely different animals. Appraisers look at the selling prices of “comps,” which are properties ...

The Many Satisfied Customers of Boggs Inspection Services - ThurstonTalk

Fri, 04/27/2018 - 07:00

ThurstonTalk

The Many Satisfied Customers of Boggs Inspection Services
ThurstonTalk
One of the most common sentiments expressed by customers is the overwhelming peace of mind that comes along with have their home inspected by a reputable home inspection company. A first time home buyer, Libby's realtor recommended Boggs Inspection ...

Managing the Ups and Downs of First-Time Homebuying - TAPinto.net

Thu, 04/26/2018 - 21:08

TAPinto.net

Managing the Ups and Downs of First-Time Homebuying
TAPinto.net
In my opinion, the toughest part of buying your first home is the home inspection process. You find a home that you think is perfect and it is right in your price range and you tell your realtor you like it and want to make an offer. At that point, you ...

Take a Closer Look - Quad-Cities Online

Wed, 04/25/2018 - 23:06

Quad-Cities Online

Take a Closer Look
Quad-Cities Online
ASHI publishes a standards of practice and a code of ethics, outlining “what you should expect to be covered in your home inspection report.” The group also publishes a detailed question and answer section on its website at homeinspector.org. “Buying a ...

Winning a bidding war is not always just a money game - Washington Post

Tue, 04/24/2018 - 06:58

Washington Post

Winning a bidding war is not always just a money game
Washington Post
“Having a well-known and reputable lender who can call the listing agent on weekends or after hours to licensed home inspectors who can jump in the next day to do a pre-home inspection. It also helps to go through the underwriting process with the ...

Socks or shoes for the home inspector? - Minneapolis Star Tribune

Tue, 04/24/2018 - 04:17

Minneapolis Star Tribune

Socks or shoes for the home inspector?
Minneapolis Star Tribune
I've been shocked while doing a home inspection, and so have a few other people on my team. Fortunately, we were wearing rubber-soled shoes in almost every case. This made the shocks painful, but not too serious. The only time that one of our ...

5 Home Inspection Mistakes Buyers and Sellers Make - RisMedia.com (press release)

Sun, 04/22/2018 - 11:03

RisMedia.com (press release)

5 Home Inspection Mistakes Buyers and Sellers Make
RisMedia.com (press release)
(TNS)— A home inspection is an assessment of a home's condition. Home inspectors not only identify problems with houses; they can give buyers information that will help them with the upkeep. “We want to teach them how to maintain the property because ...

5 Home Inspection Mistakes Buyers and Sellers Make - RisMedia.com (press release)

Sun, 04/22/2018 - 11:03

RisMedia.com (press release)

5 Home Inspection Mistakes Buyers and Sellers Make
RisMedia.com (press release)
(TNS)— A home inspection is an assessment of a home's condition. Home inspectors not only identify problems with houses; they can give buyers information that will help them with the upkeep. “We want to teach them how to maintain the property because ...

 
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