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InspectorPro Insurance Announces Premier Partnership to Advance Risk Management Education and Provide Better ... - Odessa American

Home Inspection - Thu, 09/13/2018 - 12:43

InspectorPro Insurance Announces Premier Partnership to Advance Risk Management Education and Provide Better ...
Odessa American
Further, the availability of InspectorPro's pre-claims assistance, errors and omissions, and general liability programs will allow ASHI members to gain access to insurance and legal resources essential to safeguarding their home inspection businesses.

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When to put your home up for sale and other real estate tips - The Oakland Press

Home Inspection - Thu, 09/13/2018 - 07:38

The Oakland Press

When to put your home up for sale and other real estate tips
The Oakland Press
Second, what is the builder's track record for completion dates? Have you spoken to any past customers in the same complex? Normally, after accepting an offer on your home and going through the process of a home inspection, mortgage appraisal, title ...

Whoops! 4 Home-Buying Moves You May Not Realize You Have to Do - Danbury News Times

Home Inspection - Thu, 09/13/2018 - 04:50

Danbury News Times

Whoops! 4 Home-Buying Moves You May Not Realize You Have to Do
Danbury News Times
Buying a house takes time, patience, and careful planning. But because this process has so many moving parts, sometimes buyers miss crucial steps—and it can cost them big-time. To help clue you in to these oft-overlooked tasks, we asked real estate ...

Whoops! 4 Home-Buying Moves You May Not Realize You Have to Do - Danbury News Times

Home Inspection - Thu, 09/13/2018 - 04:50

Danbury News Times

Whoops! 4 Home-Buying Moves You May Not Realize You Have to Do
Danbury News Times
3. Preparing for the home inspection. Most home buyers make their purchase offer contingent on the results of a home inspection, a close examination of the property for defects by a professional home inspector. But to get the most out of your home ...

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WOODY: In college football, patience is a virtue when facing a hurricane - Richmond.com

Home Inspection - Wed, 09/12/2018 - 19:37

Richmond.com

WOODY: In college football, patience is a virtue when facing a hurricane
Richmond.com
Why didn't you do a home inspection to find the problems before buying the house? Guess that wouldn't be good TV.) Like or hate yard work, you have to be prepared when hurricane warnings come, filled with dire consequences if you do not heed them.

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How to prepare your house for Hurricane Florence: Tips from people who blow up houses - Charlotte Observer

Home Inspection - Wed, 09/12/2018 - 14:21

Charlotte Observer

How to prepare your house for Hurricane Florence: Tips from people who blow up houses
Charlotte Observer
On your home inspection, look for openings around windows and doors that need caulking. If you have low-lying basements or other living areas, roll up and remove area rugs. If possible, move basement washing machines and other appliances above the ...

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Home dwellers should test for cancer-causing radon gas - Cleveland Jewish News

Home Inspection - Wed, 09/12/2018 - 10:08

Cleveland Jewish News

Home dwellers should test for cancer-causing radon gas
Cleveland Jewish News
... foundation of the house can be in the $800 to $1,500 range. When going through the process of purchasing a new home and the subsequent home inspection, be sure to include a radon test as part of the information you need to make an informed decision.

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11 Home Inspection Red Flags You Can Actually Overlook (for Now) - Reader's Digest

Home Inspection - Tue, 09/11/2018 - 10:40

Reader's Digest

11 Home Inspection Red Flags You Can Actually Overlook (for Now)
Reader's Digest
When buying a home, the home inspection can be one of the most stress-inducing parts of the process. Will the inspection reveal major foundation flaws? What about a termite infestation? While some home inspection red flags should be dealt with before ...

Buyers should insist on going to home inspection - Palm Beach Post

Home Inspection - Tue, 09/11/2018 - 06:00

Buyers should insist on going to home inspection
Palm Beach Post
Question: We made an offer to purchase our first home and followed your advice by making the offer contingent on the property first passing an inspection. The inspector is coming out next week, but says that he does not want us to be there because he ...

Zillow settles on newest city for its homebuying program - The Real Deal

Home Inspection - Mon, 09/10/2018 - 11:08

The Real Deal

Zillow settles on newest city for its homebuying program
The Real Deal
The program, known as Zillow Offers, allows homeowners looking to sell their houses to request a cash offer from Zillow to buy the property. If they accept the offer, the homeowner selects the closing date, and Zillow does a complimentary home ...
Atlanta Now an Active Zillow Offers MarketplaceRisMedia.com (press release)

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Fall House Hunt: Tips for making that winning offer - Boston.com

Home Inspection - Mon, 09/10/2018 - 07:29

Boston.com

Fall House Hunt: Tips for making that winning offer
Boston.com
The home inspection contingency allows buyers to withdraw from the deal and recover their deposit if there is something wrong with the house. Waiving the contingency strengthens the offer, but leaves the buyer unprotected. There are clever ways to ...

Here's why buyers should insist on going to home inspections - The Bellingham Herald

Home Inspection - Sun, 09/09/2018 - 06:02

The Bellingham Herald

Here's why buyers should insist on going to home inspections
The Bellingham Herald
REAL ESTATE TRIVIA: The nationwide average cost of a professional home inspection is $326, according to a survey by real estate website HomeAdvisor.com. But fees vary from one community to the next, with prices generally higher in areas where sales ...

Barry Stone, Garage door opener has no safety reverse - NewsOK.com

Home Inspection - Sat, 09/08/2018 - 04:00

Barry Stone, Garage door opener has no safety reverse
NewsOK.com
DEAR CLAIRE: Safety reverse for garage door openers is a vital lifesaving function that is routinely checked as part of a standard home inspection. Your inspector was right to test the device and to report it as defective and unsafe, but the nature of ...

Crying foul over rental rules - The Grand Junction Daily Sentinel

Home Inspection - Fri, 09/07/2018 - 23:29

The Grand Junction Daily Sentinel

Crying foul over rental rules
The Grand Junction Daily Sentinel
However, the city will impose an additional $45 in fees for a home inspection and other costs. The regulations call for bed space for up to two people per bedroom and two more people per home or unit, providing the space allows for adequate egress, ...

Deferred maintenance can postpone sales - The Laconia Daily Sun

Home Inspection - Fri, 09/07/2018 - 22:00

Deferred maintenance can postpone sales
The Laconia Daily Sun
Be honest … is your home in need of some repairs? Because if you ever want or need to sell your property, the honest answer to that question may make the difference between sold and stuck. Appraisers and home inspectors sometimes use the term ...

Why inspectors often avoid asbestos topic - Chicago Daily Herald

Home Inspection - Fri, 09/07/2018 - 06:05

Chicago Daily Herald

Why inspectors often avoid asbestos topic
Chicago Daily Herald
A. Most home inspectors do not check for asbestos-containing materials because environmental hazards are excluded from the standards of practice for the home inspection industry. In fact, most home inspection reports and contracts specifically disclaim ...

How should I prepare my home for fall drafts? - Fredericksburg.com

Home Inspection - Thu, 09/06/2018 - 18:48

Fredericksburg.com

How should I prepare my home for fall drafts?
Fredericksburg.com
In the closing weeks of summer, you might not be thinking much about the chilly months to come. But right now is an excellent time to check your home for drafts and air loss, and to prepare your home for winter. You'll stay warmer and save energy in ...

Before making an offer on an older home, check this checklist - The Boston Globe

Home Inspection - Thu, 09/06/2018 - 09:37

The Boston Globe

Before making an offer on an older home, check this checklist
The Boston Globe
Looking for that vintage Victorian or your dream fixer-upper? Great! While it's always wise to get a professional home inspection — and that's especially true if you're buying an older home — this checklist can help you avoid some of the pricey ...

Ocean City Real Estate Tips: Always be present at the Home Inspection! - Ocean City Today

Home Inspection - Thu, 09/06/2018 - 07:00

Ocean City Today

Ocean City Real Estate Tips: Always be present at the Home Inspection!
Ocean City Today
If the seller is unable to be present during the home inspection, it's important for us (the listing agent) to be present at the time of the home inspection. Typically, the buyers-agent and the buyers attend the home inspection. It's a great way for a ...
Are re-inspections necessary?Minneapolis Star Tribune

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Inspections to consider during the Due Diligence process - Mint Hill Times

Home Inspection - Wed, 09/05/2018 - 15:22

Mint Hill Times

Inspections to consider during the Due Diligence process
Mint Hill Times
When you're ready to buy a home, you'll want to go through a full due diligence process. This process will include several inspections outside of the common home inspection. Here's a look at some of the inspections you should consider when going ...

 
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