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Dana Dratch: 5 home inspection mistakes buyers and sellers make - Virginian-Pilot

Home Inspection - Thu, 04/19/2018 - 13:16

Dana Dratch: 5 home inspection mistakes buyers and sellers make
Virginian-Pilot
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 it's the ...

Borrower beware: 4 things VA loans can't do - Military Times - Military Times

Home Inspection - Thu, 04/19/2018 - 10:03

Military Times

Borrower beware: 4 things VA loans can't do - Military Times
Military Times
From the basics (no down payment) to special cases (farm loans, construction loans) to less-heralded programs (go green!), VA-backed loans offer a variety of benefits for eligible borrowers. But as the agency itself outlines in an online reference ...

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How risky is it to skip the home inspection? - The Boston Globe

Home Inspection - Thu, 04/19/2018 - 08:31

The Boston Globe

How risky is it to skip the home inspection?
The Boston Globe
In coveted Boston neighborhoods and suburbs, prospective buyers are increasingly feeling pressured to waive the home inspection, a decision that could leave them vulnerable to future headaches. Almost three-quarters of home sales nationwide that closed ...

Dear Monty: With a willing seller and buyer, pre-closing occupancy can work - Green Bay Press Gazette

Home Inspection - Wed, 04/18/2018 - 13:02

Green Bay Press Gazette

Dear Monty: With a willing seller and buyer, pre-closing occupancy can work
Green Bay Press Gazette
Reader question: ​I have signed a contract with a seller. I had 10 days due diligence to have the home inspected. I did that, and the house looked like a good deal. Twenty-one days later, the closing attorney calls and says the home is in probate, and ...

Determining the Major and Minor in a Home Inspection - The Good Men Project (blog)

Home Inspection - Wed, 04/18/2018 - 09:00

The Good Men Project (blog)

Determining the Major and Minor in a Home Inspection
The Good Men Project (blog)
Hiring a home inspector is a critical part of the home-buying process. Today, it is unthinkable that anyone would buy a home without bringing in an inspector. Worth their weight in gold, home inspectors provide an experienced and objective assessment ...

HIQA Publishes Kildare Nursing Home Inspection Report. - Kfm Radio

Home Inspection - Wed, 04/18/2018 - 08:08

Kfm Radio

HIQA Publishes Kildare Nursing Home Inspection Report.
Kfm Radio
A Kildare nursing home, at which HIQA carried out an unannounced inspection, has been found to be compliant or substantially compliant with 11 standards. The assessment took place at Hazel Hall Nursing Home, Clane, on January 16th. The Health ...

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Do I need a real estate agent to buy a home? | Mortgage Rates ... - The Mortgage Reports (blog)

Home Inspection - Wed, 04/18/2018 - 05:39

The Mortgage Reports (blog)

Do I need a real estate agent to buy a home? | Mortgage Rates ...
The Mortgage Reports (blog)
No. Every year, hundreds of thousands of home buyers cut this middleman out of the equation. But you might benefit from hiring a real estate agent. For homebuyers, there are three main reasons to hire an agent: To save time; To get information and help ...

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What every hot market home buyer should know about "review date" home sales - KOMO News

Home Inspection - Tue, 04/17/2018 - 21:20

KOMO News

What every hot market home buyer should know about "review date" home sales
KOMO News
It used to be that buying a house meant making an offer, then proceeding with the home inspection and financing once the offer is accepted. But thanks to market conditions in Seattle and other parts of the Puget Sound region, "bidding wars" are making ...

Killeen Home Buyer Expo Saturday - The Killeen Daily Herald

Home Inspection - Mon, 04/16/2018 - 13:05

Killeen Home Buyer Expo Saturday
The Killeen Daily Herald
Local business representatives in the fields of real estate, mortgage lending, insurance, home inspection, remodeling and more will participate. They will offer specific information about their services and products. April is recognized nationally as ...

13 Hidden Rooms You'll Wish You Found in Your Own Home - Reader's Digest

Home Inspection - Mon, 04/16/2018 - 09:14

Reader's Digest

13 Hidden Rooms You'll Wish You Found in Your Own Home
Reader's Digest
When Cristhian Perez, a home inspector in Tampa, Florida, thinks about the hidden room he discovered during one home inspection, he still gets goosebumps. The room was small and dark, tucked behind what only appeared to be an exterior wall of the attic ...

Local home inspector recognized - NUjournal

Home Inspection - Sun, 04/15/2018 - 23:26

Local home inspector recognized
NUjournal
SLEEPY EYE — Cornerstone Home Inspection Services announces that Phil Siefkes is now credentialed as a Certified Master Inspector (CMI)®, which is the inspection industry's top professional designation. The Master Inspector Certification Board has ...

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Seminar lays out home-buying steps - Worcester Telegram

Home Inspection - Sun, 04/15/2018 - 03:30

Worcester Telegram

Seminar lays out home-buying steps
Worcester Telegram
The next step is a home inspection. A home inspection will check all the physical criteria – from the roof to the plumbing. The home inspectors look for problems that the buyer should be aware of. Inspection issues can be a deal breaker or used to ...

Home inspections smart move before buying or selling residence to check for any problem areas - Charleston Post Courier

Home Inspection - Sat, 04/14/2018 - 15:41

Charleston Post Courier

Home inspections smart move before buying or selling residence to check for any problem areas
Charleston Post Courier
A home inspection may identify the need for major repairs or builder oversights, as well as the need for maintenance to keep it in good shape." A homeowner, meanwhile, can seek an inspection can ferret out problems in the making and suggest preventive ...

Outdoor Home Improvement — Getting your home ready for storm season - Daily Ardmoreite

Home Inspection - Sat, 04/14/2018 - 09:17

Daily Ardmoreite

Outdoor Home Improvement — Getting your home ready for storm season
Daily Ardmoreite
With the beginning of spring, Oklahoma now looks to the beginning of storm season, and we all know just how damaging those storms can be. Fortunately, a few proactive measures can help to minimize the damage nature's fury can inflict. Mike Smiley has ...

Barry Stone, Seller Refuses to Make Repairs - NewsOK.com

Home Inspection - Sat, 04/14/2018 - 04:03

NewsOK.com

Barry Stone, Seller Refuses to Make Repairs
NewsOK.com
DEAR BARRY: I just received the inspection report from my home inspector, but I'm wondering if it was worth it. He did a thorough job and found a long list of problems with the electrical wiring, the forced-air furnace and the roof. But when I asked ...
Focus on selling current home before looking for a new onePalm Beach Post

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What can you expect during a home inspection? - Ottawa Sun

Home Inspection - Fri, 04/13/2018 - 13:10

Ottawa Sun

What can you expect during a home inspection?
Ottawa Sun
An Agreement of Purchase and Sale for a residential resale home will most often include a few conditions for the benefit of the buyer. One that we always recommend is that the buyer be allowed to hire a home inspector to inspect the property for ...
Three home inspection mistakes people makeTheChronicleHerald.ca

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Ask Angie's List: How to budget for emergency repairs | Lifestyles ... - Fredericksburg.com

Home Inspection - Thu, 04/12/2018 - 12:29

Fredericksburg.com

Ask Angie's List: How to budget for emergency repairs | Lifestyles ...
Fredericksburg.com
You might not like thinking about it, but everything in your house has a built-in time limit. The hundreds of moving parts and structures that keep your home running smoothly.

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United States Home Inspectors Association (USHIA) Certifies ... - Digital Journal

Home Inspection - Thu, 04/12/2018 - 09:30

United States Home Inspectors Association (USHIA) Certifies ...
Digital Journal
Home buyers searching for a reputable home inspection professional in the Land O'Lakes Florida area will now find Emerald Inspection Service approved by the USHIALAND O'LAKES, FL - APRIL 12, 2018 - The United States Home Inspectors Association (USHIA ...

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Real Estate Advice: How to find a good home inspector - Wicked Local

Home Inspection - Thu, 04/12/2018 - 08:09

Real Estate Advice: How to find a good home inspector
Wicked Local
A: The first thing you need to know is that you should always make an offer to purchase a home, either a condo or single-family home, contingent upon a “satisfactory home inspection.” A home is the biggest purchase you will make in your lifetime. A ...

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The cost of selling a home is on the rise - ConsumerAffairs

Home Inspection - Thu, 04/12/2018 - 07:43

ConsumerAffairs

The cost of selling a home is on the rise
ConsumerAffairs
Hiring a professional to perform basic seller prep projects like painting, staging, carpet cleaning, lawn care, and gardening costs an average of $5,000. Then, once a buyer has performed a home inspection, there could be other repairs or modifications ...

 
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