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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 ...

Homeowners 'devastated' by inspection reports - The Telegram

Home Inspection - Tue, 09/04/2018 - 18:03

The Telegram

Homeowners 'devastated' by inspection reports
The Telegram
In July, The Telegram reported that both the Canadian Association of Home and Property Inspectors and the N.L. Association of Realtors have been advocating for the government to regulate the home inspection industry. But in an emailed statement to The ...

Don't Fall Behind! Here Are 5 Essential Home-Selling Moves You Might Not Be Doing - Realtor.com News

Home Inspection - Tue, 09/04/2018 - 04:21

Realtor.com News

Don't Fall Behind! Here Are 5 Essential Home-Selling Moves You Might Not Be Doing
Realtor.com News
... property for problems before you put it on the market. This would give you the ability to fix problems ahead of time—while also presenting buyers with a clean bill of health on the property. Buyers love it, and a home inspection costs only about ...

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The ups and downs of buying, selling in a competitive market - Virginian-Pilot

Home Inspection - Sat, 09/01/2018 - 05:12

The ups and downs of buying, selling in a competitive market
Virginian-Pilot
Then the home inspection happens, and the excitement starts to wear off. The buyer starts to second-guess the contract price. Those who pay at or above asking feel like everything on the home inspection should be fixed and may get upset when the seller ...

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

Home Inspection - Fri, 08/31/2018 - 23:01

Nottinghamshire Live

The results of every care home inspection in Nottinghamshire published in August
Nottinghamshire Live
The latest inspection results for care homes across Nottinghamshire have been published. And they range from the glowing to the damning. Throughout the year the Care Quality Commission rate care homes in five areas - if they are safe, effective, caring ...
The results of every care home inspection in Derby and Derbyshire published in AugustDerbyshire Live
Every care home inspection in Leicester and Leicestershire published in AugustLeicestershire Live

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Ask Angie's List: How should I prepare my home for fall drafts ... - New Jersey Herald

Home Inspection - Thu, 08/30/2018 - 22:01

New Jersey Herald

Ask Angie's List: How should I prepare my home for fall drafts ...
New Jersey Herald
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 ...

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Global Home Inspection Software Market 2018 Secure Latest Trends and Forecast Analysis Up to 2025 - Digital Journal

Home Inspection - Thu, 08/30/2018 - 17:45

Global Home Inspection Software Market 2018 Secure Latest Trends and Forecast Analysis Up to 2025
Digital Journal
This report covers Home Inspection Software market from the bottom line, starting from its definition. Later, it segments the market on various criteria to give a depth of understanding on the various product types and pricing structures and applications.
Global Home Inspection Software Market 2018- to garner Attractive Gains driven by rising uptake of TechnologiesTrade Reporter

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4 Certified Home Inspection Coaching Hacks For Realtors - RealtyBizNews

Home Inspection - Thu, 08/30/2018 - 10:45

RealtyBizNews

4 Certified Home Inspection Coaching Hacks For Realtors
RealtyBizNews
Most realtors who have worked with a certain client for a long period, ensuring all their needs and questions have been met, often dread the home inspection time. You certainly know that there are plenty of ways a deal can fall apart after an ...

Global Home Inspection Software Market 2018-2023: Analysis by Business Growth, Development Factors, Applications ... - Digital Journal

Home Inspection - Tue, 08/28/2018 - 17:15

Global Home Inspection Software Market 2018-2023: Analysis by Business Growth, Development Factors, Applications ...
Digital Journal
This report covers Home Inspection Software market from the bottom line, starting from its definition. Later, it segments the market on various criteria to give a depth of understanding on the various product types and pricing structures and applications.

These are the best times of year to buy a home (according to the experts) - CNBC

Home Inspection - Tue, 08/28/2018 - 14:39

CNBC

These are the best times of year to buy a home (according to the experts)
CNBC
Aside from nabbing a better price, you might also score more flexible terms in the fall, such as an extended closing time, or home inspection repairs or credits, Gassett says. The longer a home sits on the market, too, the more willing a seller will be ...

Does the seller need to fix this? - Minneapolis Star Tribune

Home Inspection - Tue, 08/28/2018 - 05:58

Minneapolis Star Tribune

Does the seller need to fix this?
Minneapolis Star Tribune
When we find defects during a home inspection, there are four common ways for the buyer to deal with them: pay less for the house, cancel the purchase, have the seller perform repairs, or do nothing. Today I'm going to give my two cents on these ...

 
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