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First-Time Homebuyers - Cape May County Herald

Fri, 02/23/2018 - 15:36

Cape May County Herald

First-Time Homebuyers
Cape May County Herald
One of the most satisfying feelings of being a realtor is helping first-time homebuyers find their home. But it's not always easy and glamorous. In most cases, extra leg work is involved with showing the new homebuyers a multitude of properties until ...

Tips on Making a Home Purchase Less Stressful | East Texas Review - East Texas Review

Fri, 02/23/2018 - 14:28

East Texas Review

Tips on Making a Home Purchase Less Stressful | East Texas Review
East Texas Review
Buying a home can be an exciting yet stressful event in life. It's likely the most expensive purchase many will make. As the Federal Reserve has indicated, interest rates are likely to increase this year. Many consumers will be looking to purchase a ...

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What to do if you need a new roof - WISC - Channel3000.com - WISC-TV3

Fri, 02/23/2018 - 12:00

Channel3000.com - WISC-TV3

What to do if you need a new roof - WISC
Channel3000.com - WISC-TV3
Does your roof need replacing? Check out 3 steps that makes it easy to replace your old roof with a new one.

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Airbnb is defined by its CEO's obsessive perfection - Quartz

Fri, 02/23/2018 - 11:27

Quartz

Airbnb is defined by its CEO's obsessive perfection
Quartz
Airbnb's founders are so obsessed with perfection that, early on, they decided to visit every one of their hosts in New York. Now, continuing the company's push for perfect service, they're bringing home visits back. Brian Chesky, Airbnb's CEO, has ...
From New Airbnb Plus, Properties With More AmenitiesNew York Times
Introducing Airbnb PlusAirbnb
Airbnb Unveils Roadmap to Bring Magical Travel to Everyone - Airbnb NewsroomAirbnb Newsroom

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Small details make big difference for shoppers in real estate market - Public Affairs Office of Headquarters, US Army Combined Arms Support Command and Fort Lee (press release) (blog)

Wed, 02/21/2018 - 23:03

Small details make big difference for shoppers in real estate market
Public Affairs Office of Headquarters, US Army Combined Arms Support Command and Fort Lee (press release) (blog)
Get a home inspection and make repairs as necessary. Ignored maintenance issues can come back to haunt previous owners. Virginia is a buyer beware state, meaning purchasers are expected to practice due diligence by getting a home inspection of their ...

Powder that sent Logan County 12-year-old to lock-up was harmless | WBNS-10TV Columbus, Ohio | Columbus News ... - 10TV

Wed, 02/21/2018 - 17:22

Powder that sent Logan County 12-year-old to lock-up was harmless | WBNS-10TV Columbus, Ohio | Columbus News ...
10TV
A judge ordered the 12-year-old held until she could be drug tested and evaluated, and a home inspection could be done. She said it was to make sure the girl and her home environment were safe. The girl's family says she spent seven days at the ...

SCDSS says Midlands counties 'in great need' of foster families - Live 5 News

Wed, 02/21/2018 - 15:42

SCDSS says Midlands counties 'in great need' of foster families
Live 5 News
SCDSS says you must be able to demonstrate the ability to care for a child, attend some training, undergo a background check and have a home inspection. You don't have to be married or own your home. “You pass these children and families in the grocery ...

City to purchase house for homeless families - Elk Grove Citizen

Wed, 02/21/2018 - 14:37

City to purchase house for homeless families
Elk Grove Citizen
The Elk Grove City Council on Feb. 14 voted, 4-1, to authorize the city to purchase a four-bedroom house at 5725 Moon Creek Way, north of Big Horn Boulevard, for use as temporary housing for homeless families. The property will be purchased by the city ...

Q&A: "Will you be checking for moisture during the home inspection?" - Minneapolis Star Tribune

Tue, 02/20/2018 - 05:54

Q&A: "Will you be checking for moisture during the home inspection?"
Minneapolis Star Tribune
There's not a whole lot that we can do during a home inspection to diagnose water intrusion at stucco homes. Stucco homes built since the late 1980's have a high potential for water intrusion, so we recommend intrusive moisture testing on every one of ...

A noisy Queen Village gate turns a young couple's dream home into a nightmare - PhillyVoice.com

Tue, 02/20/2018 - 02:45

PhillyVoice.com

A noisy Queen Village gate turns a young couple's dream home into a nightmare
PhillyVoice.com
It wasn't the type of thing that turned up in their pre-purchase home inspection. The couple said they didn't even notice it when they toured the home before, and on, the day of settlement. They loved the home so much that, in a letter to the previous ...

Top 5 Reasons to Hire a Real Estate Professional When Buying or Selling in NJ - TAPinto.net

Mon, 02/19/2018 - 20:52

TAPinto.net

Top 5 Reasons to Hire a Real Estate Professional When Buying or Selling in NJ
TAPinto.net
From the buyers (who want the best deals possible), to the home inspection companies, all the way to the appraisers, there are at least 11 different people who you will need to be knowledgeable of, and answer to, during the process. 4. What is the home ...

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Investment country home for sale in Northeast Texas - eParisExtra.com (blog)

Mon, 02/19/2018 - 15:26

eParisExtra.com (blog)

Investment country home for sale in Northeast Texas
eParisExtra.com (blog)
Country Home for Sale in Deport, Lamar County, Texas. Neat home on nearly half an acre in Rivercrest ISD. First time home buyer, rental investment, country get-a-way, you decide. Come take a look at this 2 bedroom, 1 bathroom investment home. Click ...

7 tips for addressing mold abatement, inspection in flood-damaged ... - Chron.com

Mon, 02/19/2018 - 14:00

Chron.com

7 tips for addressing mold abatement, inspection in flood-damaged ...
Chron.com
Hurricane Harvey may be nearly six months behind us, but thousands of homeowners are still coping with mold abatement, flood damage and repairs. More than 136,000 homes and other buildings suffered flooding, and while plenty have brought in contractors ...
Confronting a ghost of Hurricane Harvey: Mold - Houston ChronicleHouston Chronicle

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KENNETH R. HARNEY: Survey offers helpful insight for buyers and sellers alike - Sarasota Herald-Tribune

Sun, 02/18/2018 - 01:18

Sarasota Herald-Tribune

KENNETH R. HARNEY: Survey offers helpful insight for buyers and sellers alike
Sarasota Herald-Tribune
But most buyers and sellers are smart: 75 percent of all final contracts include at least one contingency clause; 55 percent require a home inspection (still surprisingly low); and 43 percent have mortgage contingencies. How about your prospects of ...

Future homebuyers attend NeighborWorks Great Falls workshop ... - KRTV Great Falls News

Sat, 02/17/2018 - 20:03

KRTV Great Falls News

Future homebuyers attend NeighborWorks Great Falls workshop ...
KRTV Great Falls News
NeighborWorks Great Falls held a Homebuyer Education course on Saturday in which people received advice and guidance on the steps to take when purchasing a home. The course touched on spending plans, home inspection, realtors, and loans. Rosalie ...

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One of a kind country place with 4 bedrooms on 285 acres - eParisExtra.com (blog)

Sat, 02/17/2018 - 15:12

eParisExtra.com (blog)

One of a kind country place with 4 bedrooms on 285 acres
eParisExtra.com (blog)
UNIQUE, & ONE-OF KIND COUNTRY PLACE WITH MANY IMPROVEMENTS! 4 BR, 3 Bath, office, & den. Ranch style home on 285 ac near Greenville, TX. Home has a metal roof, & covered porches. Country casual style with 1500 sq. ft. combined great room, dining ...

Businesses help each other through BNI Foothills chapter - Ahwatukee Foothills News

Sat, 02/17/2018 - 06:07

Ahwatukee Foothills News

Businesses help each other through BNI Foothills chapter
Ahwatukee Foothills News
Last week, O'Neall discussed her home inspection business, regaling the members with a video that not only showed what her inspectors do, but included some of the unusual home-improvement bloopers they've come across – such as a home with a roof that ...

The Property Brothers Uncover Problems a Home Inspection Can't Catch - Realtor.com News

Fri, 02/16/2018 - 13:37

Realtor.com News

The Property Brothers Uncover Problems a Home Inspection Can't Catch
Realtor.com News
"Property Brothers" stars Jonathan and Drew Scott know better than most that "charming" homes with "character" often hide glaring flaws—and this time, in their latest project, a home inspection isn't much help. Like always, they want to do their ...

Lake Stevens couple has opened their home to hundreds - The Daily Herald

Fri, 02/16/2018 - 03:36

The Daily Herald

Lake Stevens couple has opened their home to hundreds
The Daily Herald
Along with training, a foster parent must undergo a home inspection and background check. The state provides reimbursements to help with costs. “You don't do it for the money,” Sylvia Irvine said. “They have a lot of problems and issues. You've got to ...

Hidden heating oil tanks buried on properties may emit potentially cancer-causing fumes - KATU

Thu, 02/15/2018 - 20:10

KATU

Hidden heating oil tanks buried on properties may emit potentially cancer-causing fumes
KATU
The couple made an offer but during the home inspection process, they hit a snag. Their real estate agent hired Andrews to check for an underground heating oil tank. And he found one with a dipstick lying nearby, which Andrews said is unusual. "You ...

 
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