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Hundreds can save you thousands... of dollars! - Valley News

Home Inspection - Fri, 08/15/2014 - 20:18

Hundreds can save you thousands... of dollars!
Valley News
Spending a few hundred dollars upfront on a professional home inspection can potentially save a buyer thousands of dollars in home repair costs. An inspection can reveal past, current, and potential problems; health and safety risks; and items that a ...
Should I fix it now or let a buyer fix it later?Albuquerque Journal

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Toxic drywall leaves family with 'worthless' home - WFLA

Home Inspection - Thu, 08/14/2014 - 14:47

Toxic drywall leaves family with 'worthless' home
WFLA
And what about the home inspection? Garcia paid $325 to Zoe Fackler, of Fackler Home Inspection. Her inspection made no mention of toxic drywall, and she didn't recommend further drywall testing. Fackler explains she does only a visual inspection and ...

Ask Your Home Inspector: Keep dryer vent, ac from meter - Wausau Daily Herald

Home Inspection - Thu, 08/14/2014 - 01:08

Ask Your Home Inspector: Keep dryer vent, ac from meter
Wausau Daily Herald
During a home inspection, the air conditioner is often found to be within 3 feet of the gas regulator vent. When this occurs, the gas vent needs to be moved by Wisconsin Public Service (or whoever your gas provider is), which is an easy procedure. They ...

Christina Rordam: Why you need a home inspection - Winter Park/Maitland Observer

Home Inspection - Wed, 08/13/2014 - 10:31

Christina Rordam: Why you need a home inspection
Winter Park/Maitland Observer
I recently had the pleasure of attending a home inspection with one of my buyers on an existing home where everything went very well. The home was around 20 years old but had been upgraded and remodeled and the buyers were happy to learn there were ...

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5 home inspection problems - THV 11

Home Inspection - Wed, 08/13/2014 - 04:30

5 home inspection problems
THV 11
Foundation issues - You do not want to see these words anywhere in the home inspection or appraisal. Almost every house has "settling" of some kind and many cracks are no big deal, but others can indicate a more serious problem. 2. Mold - While surface ...

Ask Ann: Your agent should be expert in these 3 areas - The Tennessean

Home Inspection - Wed, 08/13/2014 - 04:26

Ask Ann: Your agent should be expert in these 3 areas
The Tennessean
Home inspection: Even though you will need to make the final decision on which recommended repairs are important to you, an experienced agent should be able to provide support and counsel during this process. For example, even if the home is offered ...

Coast Guard veteran runs home-inspection business - Las Vegas Review-Journal

Home Inspection - Sun, 08/10/2014 - 23:11

Coast Guard veteran runs home-inspection business
Las Vegas Review-Journal
Since 2005, Lynam has owned a franchise of WIN Home Inspection, an Alabama-based company, in Henderson and has performed thousands of home inspections for potential buyers and those selling their home. Question: What was it like transitioning into ...

Home inspection a must - Cayman 27

Home Inspection - Fri, 08/08/2014 - 09:54

Home inspection a must
Cayman 27
When buying a home, your checklist needs to include a full home inspection by a licensed home inspector. This morning on Daybreak Kel Ebanks of WestPoint Inspections talked to Vanessa Hansen about what needs to be included in a home inspection and ...

ReWatch: Why you need a real estate appraisal and home inspection - The Missoulian

Home Inspection - Mon, 08/04/2014 - 09:29

ReWatch: Why you need a real estate appraisal and home inspection
The Missoulian
Generally speaking, the appraisal is more concerned with the value of the property, and the home inspection is more concerned with the condition of the property, according to Joe Wszolek, Chief Operating Officer of the Greater Northwest Indiana ...

ReWatch: Why you need a real estate appraisal and home inspection - La Crosse Tribune

Home Inspection - Mon, 08/04/2014 - 09:25

ReWatch: Why you need a real estate appraisal and home inspection
La Crosse Tribune
Generally speaking, the appraisal is more concerned with the value of the property, and the home inspection is more concerned with the condition of the property, according to Joe Wszolek, Chief Operating Officer of the Greater Northwest Indiana ...

NAHI Announces NEW National Home Inspection Standards of Practice ... - PR Newswire (press release)

Home Inspection - Mon, 08/04/2014 - 06:26

NAHI Announces NEW National Home Inspection Standards of Practice ...
PR Newswire (press release)
4, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- The National Association of Home Inspectors, Inc. (NAHI), announced today the adoption of the National Home Inspection Standards of Practice, Annotated. Touted as the most significant overhaul of home inspection ...

House-hunters breathe easy with a Pillar to Post home inspection - Orangeville Banner

Home Inspection - Fri, 08/01/2014 - 11:52

House-hunters breathe easy with a Pillar to Post home inspection
Orangeville Banner
It's common for house-hunters to fall in love at first sight with a dwelling of their dreams. But before rushing into buying a new home, it's wise to call in a professional inspector to ensure you're not signing into a nightmare.

Advantages of Home Inspections for Buyers and Sellers - Mortgage Rates & Trends (blog)

Home Inspection - Fri, 08/01/2014 - 06:16

Advantages of Home Inspections for Buyers and Sellers
Mortgage Rates & Trends (blog)
Finally, a home inspection is important from a legal standpoint. After an examination, a full disclosure will be made, which will protect the seller from the threat of legal action in the future. In the event that a buyer is dissatisfied with the ...

Police warn of home inspection scams - 88.9 KETR

Home Inspection - Fri, 08/01/2014 - 00:29

Police warn of home inspection scams
88.9 KETR
At least two Commerce residents have reported an unusual phone call in reference to roofing and foundation inspections. The Commerce Police Department has received at least two reports of a person that has called residents wanting to set up unsolicited ...

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Norwood Crossing offers lecture on home inspections - Park Ridge Herald-Advocate

Home Inspection - Thu, 07/31/2014 - 08:08

Norwood Crossing offers lecture on home inspections
Park Ridge Herald-Advocate
Most times, the need for a home inspection occurs when selling or buying a home. However, home inspections can be equally beneficial to help identify problem areas. Learn more about The Ins and Outs of Home Inspections by attending the Timely Talk, ...

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Your Life: Do you really need a home inspection? - Kawartha Media Group

Home Inspection - Mon, 07/21/2014 - 05:48

Your Life: Do you really need a home inspection?
Kawartha Media Group
Is your house listed for sale? Has your agent presented you with an offer that includes a condition of a home inspection? Is there is anything you can do to help to finalize the sale? We have the answers. Whether you are considering listing your house ...

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Your Life: Do you really need a home inspection? - InsideHalton.com

Home Inspection - Mon, 07/21/2014 - 03:33

Your Life: Do you really need a home inspection?
InsideHalton.com
Is your house listed for sale? Has your agent presented you with an offer that includes a condition of a home inspection? Is there is anything you can do to help to finalize the sale? We have the answers. Whether you are considering listing your house ...

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Inspection of condo definitely worth cost - Albuquerque Journal

Home Inspection - Sat, 07/19/2014 - 23:06

Inspection of condo definitely worth cost
Albuquerque Journal
Dear Barry: We are buying a condominium and are debating whether a home inspection is worth the investment. Here's how we look at it. The seller owns the interior paint and all that is within it. Whatever is outside the interior paint is maintained by ...

Inspection a smart investment, even on new home | HomeWork - The Seattle Times

Home Inspection - Sat, 07/19/2014 - 01:15

Inspection a smart investment, even on new home | HomeWork
The Seattle Times
Occasionally a new-home inspection will reveal that bathroom and kitchen fans are venting into the attic instead of outside, as required by code. Plumbing fixtures may not properly connect to the drain system. Another issue that can arise is improper ...

Your Life upcoming video series: Home inspection 101 - durhamregion.com

Home Inspection - Fri, 07/18/2014 - 23:58

Your Life upcoming video series: Home inspection 101
durhamregion.com
DURHAM -- Is your house listed for sale? Has your agent presented you with an offer that includes a condition of a home inspection? Is there is anything you can do to help to finalize the sale? We have the answers next week on durhamregion.com. Whether ...

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