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If you think getting a building permit for a home renovation is a hassle, here's what can happen if you don't have one - Washington Post

Home Inspection - Tue, 08/07/2018 - 11:42

Washington Post

If you think getting a building permit for a home renovation is a hassle, here's what can happen if you don't have one
Washington Post
During the home inspection, we entered the property and instantly noticed a potent gas smell. The inspector discovered that the flipper had tapped into the gas meter illegally, and it was leaking at an alarming rate. The property was a tragedy waiting ...

How to snag a home in a seller's market and other real estate tips ... - The Oakland Press

Home Inspection - Tue, 08/07/2018 - 10:43

The Oakland Press

How to snag a home in a seller's market and other real estate tips ...
The Oakland Press
Q: We have listed our house for sale and I have a question about the deposit that a potential Buyer will put down. How much does it have to be? A: Well, there ...

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6 worst deal-breakers homebuyers include in offer letters - Bankrate.com

Home Inspection - Mon, 08/06/2018 - 23:27

Bankrate.com

6 worst deal-breakers homebuyers include in offer letters
Bankrate.com
These include a buyer's ability to secure financing, a home inspection revealing costly repairs, needing to sell a primary home first, or an appraisal coming in too low. But when it comes to contingencies in a brisk market, less is more, says Jennifer ...

How to Choose a Home Inspector - ConsumerReports.org

Home Inspection - Mon, 08/06/2018 - 18:01

ConsumerReports.org

How to Choose a Home Inspector
ConsumerReports.org
To learn what a typical inspection does and does not require, the home inspection trade associations' websites can be informative. The list may surprise you. For example, among the items that InterNACHI says inspectors aren't required to examine are a ...

Family didn't know dream home was contaminated with meth - The Republic

Home Inspection - Mon, 08/06/2018 - 16:48

The Republic

Family didn't know dream home was contaminated with meth
The Republic
The Tubbses ordered a home inspection before buying the home, like most homebuyers do. However, meth contamination level inspections are not a part of any standard home inspector's checklist, according to KEZI. Families who unknowingly buy meth ...

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The results of every care home inspection in Nottinghamshire published in July - Nottinghamshire Live

Home Inspection - Fri, 08/03/2018 - 23:01

Nottinghamshire Live

The results of every care home inspection in Nottinghamshire published in July
Nottinghamshire Live
Inspections are always being carried out on care homes across Nottinghamshire in order to keep their residents safe. Here's every report published by the Care Quality Commission during July. They rate each care home in five areas - if they are safe ...
Every care home inspection in Leicester and Leicestershire published in JulyLeicestershire Live
The results of every care home inspection in Derby and Derbyshire published in JulyDerbyshire Live

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Don't assume all home inspectors do a thorough job and catch all important problems - KOMO News

Home Inspection - Fri, 08/03/2018 - 20:26

KOMO News

Don't assume all home inspectors do a thorough job and catch all important problems
KOMO News
When you buy a house without getting a professional home inspection, you risk expensive repairs for problems no one disclosed. But, even if you get an inspection, you can still end up with costly problems. A lot depends on who does the inspection.

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Experts: Home inspections may not detect deeper problems - KEZI TV

Home Inspection - Fri, 08/03/2018 - 20:07

KEZI TV

Experts: Home inspections may not detect deeper problems
KEZI TV
Doug Moore, an inspector for Pacific Environmental Group, said most people don't know their homes may need more inspection. Posted: Aug. 3, 2018 7:07 PM. Posted By: Rachael Maurer. AddThis Sharing Buttons. Share to Facebook Share to Twitter Share ...

Oregon family living a nightmare after purchasing a meth ... - KATU

Home Inspection - Fri, 08/03/2018 - 20:06

KATU

Oregon family living a nightmare after purchasing a meth ...
KATU
In July 2017, Travis and Denay Tubbs thought they had found their dream home in Jefferson, Oregon. The sprawling property contained enough space for them ...

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Don't assume all home inspectors do a thorough job and catch all ... - KIMA CBS 29

Home Inspection - Fri, 08/03/2018 - 19:58

KIMA CBS 29

Don't assume all home inspectors do a thorough job and catch all ...
KIMA CBS 29
When you buy a house without getting a professional home inspection, you risk expensive repairs for problems no one disclosed.But even if you get an ...

Home Inspection in Houston Just Got Easier, Thanks to New Company Big G Home Inspections - Digital Journal

Home Inspection - Fri, 08/03/2018 - 06:53

Home Inspection in Houston Just Got Easier, Thanks to New Company Big G Home Inspections
Digital Journal
HOUSTON, TX / ACCESSWIRE / August 3, 2018 / Gary Stefaniak, the owner and founder of Big G Home Inspections, is pleased to announce the opening of his new company. For local residents who are looking for a high quality home inspection Houston ...

Homes Recently Listed in the Park Hills Area - Daily Journal Online

Home Inspection - Thu, 08/02/2018 - 23:43

Daily Journal Online

Homes Recently Listed in the Park Hills Area
Daily Journal Online
Sellers have completed prelisting home inspection, and made recommended repairs PLUS are offering a 1-year HOME WARRANTY! Passed Occupancy Inspection! This house is ready to be your new home! Call and schedule your private showing today!

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The buyer's agent home inspection cheat sheet - Inman.com

Home Inspection - Thu, 08/02/2018 - 03:28

The buyer's agent home inspection cheat sheet
Inman.com
The cost of property inspections can present a major outlay for buyers already facing daunting down payments, closing costs and loan fees. Here's your cheat sheet for explaining which inspections are essential and which are not. Article image credited ...

Tips For Avoiding Legal Troubles When Selling Your Home - Forbes

Home Inspection - Tue, 07/31/2018 - 14:09

Forbes

Tips For Avoiding Legal Troubles When Selling Your Home
Forbes
Home inspections are one of the leading issues for a real estate deal to fall through. As recently explained here, home inspections help to discover material and nonmaterial defects in a home. A home inspection is very useful for sellers. The home ...

Global Home Inspection Software Popular Market Trends & Technological Advancements to Watch out for Near Future ... - Digital Journal

Home Inspection - Tue, 07/31/2018 - 10:03

Global Home Inspection Software Popular Market Trends & Technological Advancements to Watch out for Near Future ...
Digital Journal
The new report studies the Global Home Inspection Software Popular Market in detail and presents comprehensive forecasts regarding the market's growth trajectory in the coming years. The report, titled 'Global Home Inspection Software Popular Market ...

A Primer On Appraisals -- And Why You Need One On Your New Home - Forbes

Home Inspection - Tue, 07/31/2018 - 06:37

Forbes

A Primer On Appraisals -- And Why You Need One On Your New Home
Forbes
If you're buying a home or thinking about getting into the market soon, you've probably been told that you need an appraisal. This is an inevitable part of buying a home for anyone who needs a mortgage and, like it or not, it can make or break the ...

Brooks Johnson column: I'm a millennial. I bought a house. Ask me anything. - Duluth News Tribune

Home Inspection - Sun, 07/29/2018 - 18:00

Duluth News Tribune

Brooks Johnson column: I'm a millennial. I bought a house. Ask me anything.
Duluth News Tribune
Though the seller was covering closing costs, we were getting worried about all the other little things that add up — financing charges and escrow and home inspection and title insurance and on and on. Then there was the specter of rising interest ...

Real-estate matters: Lack of seller-disclosure form should raise red flags for buyer - The Columbus Dispatch

Home Inspection - Sun, 07/29/2018 - 03:08

Real-estate matters: Lack of seller-disclosure form should raise red flags for buyer
The Columbus Dispatch
The seller is not providing a seller-disclosure form and is selling the property as is, although his is allowing a home inspection. He says he won't do any cosmetic or aesthetic fixes after the home inspection. We have accounted for carpet change ...

Barry Stone, Septic problem not uncovered by home inspector - NewsOK.com

Home Inspection - Sat, 07/28/2018 - 04:01

Barry Stone, Septic problem not uncovered by home inspector
NewsOK.com
We think the home inspector should have found this problem, but he says septic systems are not included in a home inspection. If the purpose of a home inspection is to find significant defects in the property, how can something this basic be omitted?

Toledo-Lucas County Health Department developing voluntary home inspection program - Toledo Blade

Home Inspection - Thu, 07/26/2018 - 21:50

Toledo Blade

Toledo-Lucas County Health Department developing voluntary home inspection program
Toledo Blade
The most stringent would mirror state inspection standards after a child has been lead poisoned and an eight-point healthy home inspection for hazards such as roof leaks; carbon monoxide and smoke detectors; pests, and mold. A health department ...

 
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