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Dear Monty: Ten open house tips for home sellers - Antigo Times News (registration) (blog)

Home Inspection - Mon, 01/16/2017 - 11:40

Dear Monty: Ten open house tips for home sellers
Antigo Times News (registration) (blog)
The appliance functions? Heating and cooling? Faucets and drains? Electrical, and more? Consider a good home inspection to determine what needs fixing, then fix it. Some home inspectors will do a follow-up with the buyer to verify nothing has changed ...

DAVID MYERS: 'As-built' permits may help when buying a home with code violations - Sarasota Herald-Tribune

Home Inspection - Sun, 01/15/2017 - 01:09

Sarasota Herald-Tribune

DAVID MYERS: 'As-built' permits may help when buying a home with code violations
Sarasota Herald-Tribune
If the sellers won't honor your request, you can use the home-inspection contingency that you wisely included in your original purchase offer to cancel the sale and get your good-faith deposit back. Real estate trivia: Building department officials in ...

When a home inspection is not enough - Times Herald-Record

Home Inspection - Sun, 01/15/2017 - 01:01

Times Herald-Record

When a home inspection is not enough
Times Herald-Record
It's important to understand than an inspection is a visual inspection that does not involve any other procedures. Photo by Richard Montgomery. Hide caption. Richard Montgomery. Next. Sunday. Posted at 2:01 AM. Share. By Richard MontgomeryMore ...

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You have to do these things in the right order when buying a home - OCRegister

Home Inspection - Sat, 01/14/2017 - 01:02

OCRegister

You have to do these things in the right order when buying a home
OCRegister
You will want to know if there are any red flags – like a previous slab leak, roof leak, or fire damage that's been repaired – before you pay for the home inspection. Knowing about these up front can help you check the insurability right away, and will ...

10 questions to ask when hiring a home inspector - Green Bay Press Gazette

Home Inspection - Thu, 01/12/2017 - 05:15

Green Bay Press Gazette

10 questions to ask when hiring a home inspector
Green Bay Press Gazette
... is probably your largest single financial transaction, a proper inspection helps prevent expensive replacements and repairs. Problems discovered, or overlooked, in a home's inspection can cost thousands or tens of thousands of dollars to repair or ...

Dear Monty: 10 questions to ask when hiring a home inspector - Miami News Record

Home Inspection - Wed, 01/11/2017 - 06:57

Miami News Record

Dear Monty: 10 questions to ask when hiring a home inspector
Miami News Record
Because a home purchase or sale is likely your largest single financial transaction, a proper inspection helps prevent expensive replacements and repairs. Problems discovered, or overlooked, in a home's inspection can cost thousands or tens of ...

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Dear Monty: 10 questions to ask when hiring a home inspector - Echo Pilot

Home Inspection - Tue, 01/10/2017 - 14:37

Echo Pilot

Dear Monty: 10 questions to ask when hiring a home inspector
Echo Pilot
Because a home purchase or sale is likely your largest single financial transaction, a proper inspection helps prevent expensive replacements and repairs. Problems discovered, or overlooked, in a home's inspection can cost thousands or tens of ...

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10 Things Your Arlington Home Might Have Going Against It, According to Atlas Home Inspection - ARL now

Home Inspection - Tue, 01/10/2017 - 04:04

10 Things Your Arlington Home Might Have Going Against It, According to Atlas Home Inspection
ARL now
When we profiled Ed Snope's Atlas Home Inspection company last year, we spoke with busy, all-business Realtors who count on Snope's all-important reports to be thorough, accurate and on time in order to process Arlington real estate transactions. Not ...

Thorough home inspection offers peace of mind - Broomfield Enterprise

Home Inspection - Mon, 01/09/2017 - 11:21

Thorough home inspection offers peace of mind
Broomfield Enterprise
The cost of a professional home inspection typically ranges between $250-$500. It is recommended that the buyer attend the inspection; not only is it buying peace of mind, but a great opportunity to ask questions about the systems, maintenance and ...

Selling your home "as is" - theday.com

Home Inspection - Thu, 01/05/2017 - 22:33

Selling your home "as is"
theday.com
In addition, buyers can still make the sale contingent on a home inspection and ask you to complete some repairs. You might insist that a buyer is responsible for any and all necessary work at the home, but the buyer can also decide to walk away if you ...

Jesal Home Inspections Announces Record Demand for Thermal Imaging Home Inspection Services in Vancouver - Vision Systems Design

Home Inspection - Wed, 01/04/2017 - 11:39

Jesal Home Inspections Announces Record Demand for Thermal Imaging Home Inspection Services in Vancouver
Vision Systems Design
Jesalhomeinspections.com, a reliable and respected source for the best in Vancouver home inspections reports record demand for thermal imaging home inspection services throughout the region. The company has seen a steady and continued increase in ...

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Camden contractor: Leaks in new homes aren't my fault - Philly.com

Home Inspection - Wed, 01/04/2017 - 01:05

Philly.com

Camden contractor: Leaks in new homes aren't my fault
Philly.com
Roxana Stuart points out damage in a second floor bathroom from a leak upstairs in her Berkley Street home. by Allison Steele, Staff Writer. Allison Steele. Staff Writer. The builder of four Camden townhouses that have been the subject of complaints ...

Camden contractor: Leaks in new homes aren't my fault - Philly.com

Home Inspection - Wed, 01/04/2017 - 01:05

Philly.com

Camden contractor: Leaks in new homes aren't my fault
Philly.com
Roxana Stuart points out damage in a second floor bathroom from a leak upstairs in her Berkley Street home. by Allison Steele, Staff Writer. Allison Steele. Staff Writer. The builder of four Camden townhouses that have been the subject of complaints ...

Fun home inspection photos from 2016 - Minneapolis Star Tribune

Home Inspection - Tue, 01/03/2017 - 04:58

Minneapolis Star Tribune

Fun home inspection photos from 2016
Minneapolis Star Tribune
It's almost time for my annual "Top 20 Home Inspection Photos" blog post, but I always have so many great photos to choose from that it's a shame to not share some of these other photos from the past year. For this post, I've shared some of our most ...

Home inspection franchise opens - Cherokee Tribune Ledger News

Home Inspection - Sat, 12/31/2016 - 19:53

Home inspection franchise opens
Cherokee Tribune Ledger News
If that's the case, the husband-and-wife team of Mark and Cate Stewart fit the bill. Starting today, the couple will open a Pillar To Post home inspection franchise serving Cherokee, Cobb, Clayton, Douglas, Forsyth, Fulton, Gwinnett and Paulding counties.

Detroit home buyer finds mummified body during inspection: 'They don't know if it's male or female' - Washington Times

Home Inspection - Fri, 12/30/2016 - 16:00

Washington Times

Detroit home buyer finds mummified body during inspection: 'They don't know if it's male or female'
Washington Times
A seemingly mundane home inspection for a potential home buyer in Detroit turned grisly on Thursday when a mummified body turned up inside the garage. Police told The Detroit News on Friday that investigators are trying to determine whose decomposing ...

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Legacy cited for poor care; Hilo nursing home fined, could lose certification - West Hawaii Today

Home Inspection - Wed, 12/28/2016 - 23:40

Legacy cited for poor care; Hilo nursing home fined, could lose certification
West Hawaii Today
But during that survey (the federal term for a nursing-home inspection), additional problems were found, including both patterns, meaning multiple residents were at risk, and isolated cases of immediate jeopardy to resident health or safety. There were ...

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Legacy cited for poor care; Hilo nursing home fined, could lose ... - West Hawaii Today

Home Inspection - Wed, 12/28/2016 - 22:33

West Hawaii Today

Legacy cited for poor care; Hilo nursing home fined, could lose ...
West Hawaii Today
Legacy Hilo Rehabilitation & Nursing Center will lose its Medicare certification in March if it does not fix problems found during recent inspections.

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Navy veteran returns home to start home inspection business - Current in Fishers

Home Inspection - Mon, 12/26/2016 - 22:16

Current in Fishers

Navy veteran returns home to start home inspection business
Current in Fishers
I decided to retire and move back home and start a WIN Home Inspection franchise,” said Vernier, who lives with his family in Noblesville. “What better place to start a business than back home.” Vernier, 41, officially opened WIN Fishers in September ...

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