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What Your Home Inspector Wishes You Knew - Lansing State Journal

Home Inspection - Thu, 05/17/2018 - 13:54

Lansing State Journal

What Your Home Inspector Wishes You Knew
Lansing State Journal
At first glance, the home inspection can seem a little daunting, especially for first-time buyers and sellers who don't have much experience with the process. But, like anything, if you know what to expect, it can make this critical step seem much less ...

Hidden Camera Investigation: Home Inspectors - 6abc.com

Home Inspection - Thu, 05/17/2018 - 06:55

6abc.com

Hidden Camera Investigation: Home Inspectors
6abc.com
Potential home buyers entrust home inspectors to look for flaws to help avoid buying a money pit. But, as our hidden camera investigation found, not all are as reliable as you think. Like many prospective buyers, Chaney Widmer counted on a home ...

More frustrated homeowners come forward about water leaks DR H - WBRC FOX6 News - Birmingham, AL - WBRC FOX6 News - WBRC.com

Home Inspection - Wed, 05/16/2018 - 21:57

WBRC FOX6 News - WBRC.com

More frustrated homeowners come forward about water leaks DR H - WBRC FOX6 News - Birmingham, AL
WBRC FOX6 News - WBRC.com
We're getting more calls about issues with homes built by a national company. The issue is water lines installed in the homes. A Calera homeowner who doesn't want us to reveal her identity is fed up with issues with her water pipes. She bought her D.R. ...

Inspecting While Black: Watch Man Tell Racist Story Of Memphis Neighbor Who Called Cops - News One

Home Inspection - Tue, 05/15/2018 - 12:57

News One

Inspecting While Black: Watch Man Tell Racist Story Of Memphis Neighbor Who Called Cops
News One
Michael Hayes was interrupted during a home inspection by a neighbor who pulled a racist move and summoned authorities on May 5. The incident comes as Black people are taking to social media to expose racial profiling incidents. Hayes, an entrepreneur ...

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Home Inspection Software Market – Global Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends and Forecast 2018 – 2022 - Digital Journal

Home Inspection - Sun, 05/13/2018 - 21:50

Home Inspection Software Market – Global Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends and Forecast 2018 – 2022
Digital Journal
Global Home Inspection Software Industry. Latest Report on Home Inspection Software Market Global Analysis & 2022 Forecast Research Study. This report studies the global Home Inspection Software market, analyzes and researches the Home Inspection ...

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5 home inspection mistakes buyers and sellers make - The Seattle Times

Home Inspection - Sat, 05/12/2018 - 09:10

The Seattle Times

5 home inspection mistakes buyers and sellers make
The Seattle Times
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 ...

What to look for in a home inspection: recognizing the deal breakers - The Mortgage Reports (blog)

Home Inspection - Sat, 05/12/2018 - 05:36

The Mortgage Reports (blog)

What to look for in a home inspection: recognizing the deal breakers
The Mortgage Reports (blog)
How do you know what to look for in a home inspection report? Unless you work in construction, you may well not understand the jargon used in your report. Of course, you can research the terminology online. However, even then you may not be able to ...

Home Sellers Say 'Jump,' Buyers Ask 'How High?' - NerdWallet (blog)

Home Inspection - Fri, 05/11/2018 - 10:00

Home Sellers Say 'Jump,' Buyers Ask 'How High?'
NerdWallet (blog)
An offer that isn't contingent on the positive outcomes of a home inspection or appraisal, or on the sale of a buyer's current home, may be more attractive to sellers. These contingencies are typically written into contracts to protect buyers ...

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Should home inspectors disclose pest infestation? - Chicago Daily Herald

Home Inspection - Fri, 05/11/2018 - 05:28

Should home inspectors disclose pest infestation?
Chicago Daily Herald
If fungus or dry rot problems are observed during a home inspection, it is permissible to say "apparent moisture damage," followed by the same recommendation. If your home inspector used that kind of verbiage, then the seller acted improperly when ...

Ask the Realtor: Why the highest offer isn't always the best one - Boston.com

Home Inspection - Thu, 05/10/2018 - 15:01

Boston.com

Ask the Realtor: Why the highest offer isn't always the best one
Boston.com
This is something to discuss with your agent, but it's often in your best interest to take the lower offer without the home inspection contingency. If the inspection is waived, there will be no further negotiation prior to signing the purchase and sale ...

Real Estate Advice: Do your homework when searching for a home - Wicked Local

Home Inspection - Thu, 05/10/2018 - 08:17

Real Estate Advice: Do your homework when searching for a home
Wicked Local
Make sure you have “escape” clauses – contingencies that allow you to get your money back in case of financing difficulties, problems the home inspection may uncover, and other appropriate escape hatches. Make sure deadlines for each step are realistic.

Pasadena considers abandoning city-run inspections for homes on the market - The Pasadena Star-News

Home Inspection - Tue, 05/08/2018 - 15:48

The Pasadena Star-News

Pasadena considers abandoning city-run inspections for homes on the market
The Pasadena Star-News
Dozens of people — most of them Realtors — flooded Pasadena's City Council chambers Monday to convince the Council that a city-run home inspection program is overly burdensome – and may be unconstitutional. Despite their numbers and the pervasive ...

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What Is a Home Maintenance Inspection? | realtor.com® - Realtor.com News

Home Inspection - Tue, 05/08/2018 - 04:31

Realtor.com News

What Is a Home Maintenance Inspection? | realtor.com®
Realtor.com News
Worried your roof is on the fritz or your foundation is a little worse for wear? A home maintenance inspection can clarify those concerns.

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Ambridge could require fire and safety inspections - The Times

Home Inspection - Mon, 05/07/2018 - 14:11

The Times

Ambridge could require fire and safety inspections
The Times
AMBRIDGE — Those looking to sell a home in the borough could have one extra step to go through. Council will vote Tuesday on a proposal that requires a fire and safety inspection before a home can be sold, borough Manager Joe Kauer said. “When someone ...

Free Webinars Reveal How to Become a Home Inspector - PR Newswire (press release)

Home Inspection - Mon, 05/07/2018 - 06:51

Free Webinars Reveal How to Become a Home Inspector
PR Newswire (press release)
BROOKFIELD, Wis., May 7, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Details about what it takes to become a home inspector and how to get home inspection training are revealed during the free webinars hosted by American Home Inspectors Training by OnCourse Learning.

Family 'horrified' to learn dream home contaminated by meth - WAFB.com

Home Inspection - Mon, 05/07/2018 - 03:31

WAFB.com

Family 'horrified' to learn dream home contaminated by meth
WAFB.com
I can't believe this is such a serious issue, and it's not covered in the home inspection,” Amanda Gates said. The home had been auctioned off after a foreclosure, and state officials say they're hearing about more contaminated homes, especially with ...

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Maple Valley family "horrified" to learn dream home is contaminated with meth - KIRO Seattle

Home Inspection - Sat, 05/05/2018 - 12:33

KIRO Seattle

Maple Valley family "horrified" to learn dream home is contaminated with meth
KIRO Seattle
Meth can be cause health problems for adults and can cause developmental issues for children. The results from the home came back positive for meth, with some of the highest traces coming from the 5-year-old child's bedroom upstairs. His toys and ...

Skipping home inspections a major red flag for new buyers - National Post

Home Inspection - Sat, 05/05/2018 - 10:04

National Post

Skipping home inspections a major red flag for new buyers
National Post
Depending on where you live, the real estate market has been really hot the last few years. The sad truth is, for many new homeowners, to even have a chance of closing a sale, they've had to completely forgo the home inspection, among other less than ...

Barry Stone, When buyers decline to hire home inspector - NewsOK.com

Home Inspection - Sat, 05/05/2018 - 04:04

NewsOK.com

Barry Stone, When buyers decline to hire home inspector
NewsOK.com
Here are some common reasons why homebuyers might forgo a home inspection: • Shortage of funds: Some buyers simply want to reduce their expenses, so they buy a home on faith. Everything appears OK when they walk through the house, so they ...

 
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