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

Home Inspection - Mon, 08/27/2018 - 23:53

Bankrate.com

These are the best times of year to buy a home (according to the experts)
Bankrate.com
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 ...

The Five Most Common Home-Buying Contingencies, Explained - Forbes

Home Inspection - Mon, 08/27/2018 - 21:03

Forbes

The Five Most Common Home-Buying Contingencies, Explained
Forbes
Most buyers know about the home inspection, which covers a general examination of the interior and exterior of the home, as well as its systems. However, there are several other inspections that fall under this contingency, such as ones for mold or ...

Homeowner allows inspection of house where carbon monoxide killed three - The Union Leader

Home Inspection - Sun, 08/26/2018 - 22:15

The Union Leader

Homeowner allows inspection of house where carbon monoxide killed three
The Union Leader
A months-long dispute over whether the home inspection requested by lawyers for Karl Dungs Inc. and Karl Dungs GmbH & Co. KG, which manufacture products for the heating industry, would be allowed is over. According to Joseph Flanagan, one of the ...

How to easily expand your home inspection business - AZ Big Media

Home Inspection - Sat, 08/25/2018 - 13:30

AZ Big Media

How to easily expand your home inspection business
AZ Big Media
“Because commercial property inspections bring in four to five times the income of conducting a home inspection, the earning potential associated with doing commercial property inspections is substantial,” said AHIT Senior Technical Training Instructor ...

Signed a contract? The fun is just beginning - OCRegister

Home Inspection - Sat, 08/25/2018 - 08:23

OCRegister

Signed a contract? The fun is just beginning
OCRegister
You actually might want to wait to pay for the appraisal until after you've had your home inspection, just in case you find out there's something regretfully, terribly wrong with the house and you want to walk away. But that's a slippery slope, because ...

Home Inspection Checklist: What Homebuyers Need To Know - Forbes

Home Inspection - Thu, 08/23/2018 - 08:27

Forbes

Home Inspection Checklist: What Homebuyers Need To Know
Forbes
A home inspection is a professional, third-party inspection of a property that you intend to buy. Its goal is to evaluate the home from a structural and safety standpoint, as well as to ensure you're buying a hazard-free, up-to-code property that's a ...

How To Easily Expand Your Home Inspection Business - PR Newswire (press release)

Home Inspection - Thu, 08/23/2018 - 07:04

How To Easily Expand Your Home Inspection Business
PR Newswire (press release)
"Because commercial property inspections bring in four to five times the income of conducting a home inspection, the earning potential associated with doing commercial property inspections is substantial," said AHIT Senior Technical Training Instructor ...

4 Tips for Negotiating Home Repairs - eGundo.com (blog)

Home Inspection - Wed, 08/22/2018 - 23:09

4 Tips for Negotiating Home Repairs
eGundo.com (blog)
... more issues to get the home in proper shape. Fortunately, with the right approach, you should be able to get the seller to fix major issues or give you a repair credit to cover the cost. Read on to learn how to get the repairs you need after the ...

18 things to do before your Baltimore Home Inspection - Baltimore Post-Examiner

Home Inspection - Tue, 08/21/2018 - 14:54

Baltimore Post-Examiner

18 things to do before your Baltimore Home Inspection
Baltimore Post-Examiner
The purpose of a home inspection is to document the overall condition of the property at the time of inspection and to ensure that its major systems and components are working properly. Therefore, the primary thing that an inspector will need is access ...

Belrose Home Inspection - MyChamplainValley.com FOX44 & ABC22

Home Inspection - Tue, 08/21/2018 - 14:47

MyChamplainValley.com FOX44 & ABC22

Belrose Home Inspection
MyChamplainValley.com FOX44 & ABC22
Brittney talks to Jeff Belrose on the importance of a home inspection when buying. Belrose Home Inspection promises affordable and comprehensive home inspection services. Call them today for a quote at 802-309-2648.

Bannockburn to let voters decide on real estate transfer tax - Chicago Tribune

Home Inspection - Mon, 08/20/2018 - 15:23

Chicago Tribune

Bannockburn to let voters decide on real estate transfer tax
Chicago Tribune
Voters in Bannockburn will decide Nov. 6 if the village will impose a real estate transfer tax on buyers of property in the North Shore suburb. The Village Board of Trustees unanimously approved placing a referendum on the ballot after a public hearing ...

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Ask the Expert: How Can I Assist My Buyers in a Seller's Market? - RisMedia.com (press release)

Home Inspection - Sun, 08/19/2018 - 11:12

RisMedia.com (press release)

Ask the Expert: How Can I Assist My Buyers in a Seller's Market?
RisMedia.com (press release)
A home inspection is a prospective buyer's most powerful negotiation tool, as well as the most valuable insurance one can ever get on a property, which is why the Federal Housing Administration (FHA) requires a special form entitled “For Your ...

What Is the Cost of Home Appraisal and What Should I Know? - TheStreet.com

Home Inspection - Fri, 08/17/2018 - 12:46

TheStreet.com

What Is the Cost of Home Appraisal and What Should I Know?
TheStreet.com
In a home inspection, the objective is to protect for the buyer, who usually pays the few hundred dollars it takes to conduct a home inspection. Thus, the priority for a home inspection professional is to look internally or in the "guts" of the home ...

How I Bought a Home in Cincinnati - NerdWallet - NerdWallet (blog)

Home Inspection - Fri, 08/17/2018 - 10:00

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How I Bought a Home in Cincinnati - NerdWallet
NerdWallet (blog)
Nelson and Chelsea Mead bought their first home, a three-bedroom ranch, in May 2016. Here's how their homebuying journey played out.
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What Is a Conventional Mortgage? - NerdWalletNerdWallet

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How to make the most of your home buying, selling experience - The Oakland Press

Home Inspection - Fri, 08/17/2018 - 05:35

The Oakland Press

How to make the most of your home buying, selling experience
The Oakland Press
Rachel said you may have to pay for any mortgage costs to lender, pre-paid taxes, insurance, escrow set-ups, a home inspection, appraisal fee, mortgage title insurance, title closing fee and transaction/compliance fee to real estate. “Buyers usually ...

Bill Skills: How to read your real estate contract - WECT-TV6

Home Inspection - Thu, 08/16/2018 - 17:29

Bill Skills: How to read your real estate contract
WECT-TV6
They need to do a home inspection. That in no way should replace a home inspection." Finally, Drury recommends going over the buyer's preapproval letter, which in some cases can be bogus. Sellers need to call the buyer's lender — likely the seller's ...

What's the Difference Between an Inspection and an Appraisal? - Lansing State Journal

Home Inspection - Thu, 08/16/2018 - 07:19

Lansing State Journal

What's the Difference Between an Inspection and an Appraisal?
Lansing State Journal
A home inspection and appraisal are two inevitable steps in almost every real estate transaction. While some buyers and sellers assume these processes are essentially the same thing, the truth is they are quite different. Let's take a look at some of ...

Roy and JoAnn Waltrip: A Tale of Two Inspections with Boggs Inspection Services - southsoundtalk.com

Home Inspection - Wed, 08/15/2018 - 10:01

southsoundtalk.com

Roy and JoAnn Waltrip: A Tale of Two Inspections with Boggs Inspection Services
southsoundtalk.com
If you've ever sold a home, you'll remember how nerve-wracking the home inspection day was as you waited anxiously for the results. You want the buyer to love your home, but you also hope the inspection report shows only minor fixes, easily remedied ...

Roy and JoAnn Waltrip: A Tale of Two Inspections with Boggs Inspection Services - ThurstonTalk

Home Inspection - Wed, 08/15/2018 - 08:28

ThurstonTalk

Roy and JoAnn Waltrip: A Tale of Two Inspections with Boggs Inspection Services
ThurstonTalk
When I sold my home two years ago, the buyer's home inspection was one of the most nerve-wracking days in the entire process. I wanted the buyer to not only love my home, but hoped the inspection report would come back with only minor issues to correct ...

Judge threatens homeowner with jail if she doesn't allow inspection after Plaistow deaths - The Union Leader

Home Inspection - Wed, 08/15/2018 - 02:12

The Union Leader

Judge threatens homeowner with jail if she doesn't allow inspection after Plaistow deaths
The Union Leader
The home inspection was requested by lawyers for Karl Dungs Inc. and Karl Dungs GmbH & Co. KG, which manufacture products for the heating industry. Dungs is one of several defendants being sued over the deaths in Massachusetts and wants to inspect ...

 
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