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Changing Lives: More Than Just a Home Inspection - RisMedia.com (press release)

Home Inspection - Sun, 12/04/2016 - 16:13

Changing Lives: More Than Just a Home Inspection
RisMedia.com (press release)
A simple—yet profound—statement, it's a driving force for everyone at Pillar To Post. With 23 years of experience under its belt, the home inspection company has helped nearly 3 million families move into homes over the years. But as the needs of the ...

Realtors raise $17K to aid ALS patients - Santa Fe New Mexican

Home Inspection - Sun, 12/04/2016 - 05:06

Realtors raise $17K to aid ALS patients
Santa Fe New Mexican
... Trevor Jay; Jinja Bar & Bistro; Moya Home Inspection; Santa Fe Properties; Santa Fe Title Company; WIN Home Inspection; Dale F. Zinn Associates; and Realtor members Cate Adams, Deborah Bodelson, Roger Carson, Melissa Pippin-Carson, Cary Spier, ...

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HouseMaster Home Inspection Founder Ken Austin (1932-2016) - Benzinga

Home Inspection - Fri, 12/02/2016 - 15:45

HouseMaster Home Inspection Founder Ken Austin (1932-2016)
Benzinga
He saw an ad for a company attempting to launch a home inspection franchise system nationwide. While no one at the time even knew what a home inspection was, Ken found the concept to be something that would gain momentum. He bought in as a ...

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Bruce Low Attends WAHI Fall Training Seminar - Door County Pulse

Home Inspection - Thu, 12/01/2016 - 08:38

Bruce Low Attends WAHI Fall Training Seminar
Door County Pulse
Bruce Low, owner/inspector of Bottom Line Home Inspection of Luxemburg, attended the Fall Training Seminar of the Wisconsin Association of Home Inspectors (WAHI) on Nov. 4 and 5 in Baraboo. He successfully completed course studies in Electrical ...

More on why buying your first home in the DC region is so hard - Greater Greater Washington

Home Inspection - Wed, 11/30/2016 - 12:45

Greater Greater Washington

More on why buying your first home in the DC region is so hard
Greater Greater Washington
Like the mortgage contingency, some people waive the home inspection to make their bids more competitive. Neither my wife nor I wanted to forgo an inspection because we knew it would take time to rebuild our savings after closing and we wouldn't be ...

Selling and Inspections - Free Lance News : Lifestyles - Hollister Free Lance

Home Inspection - Wed, 11/30/2016 - 09:31

Hollister Free Lance

Selling and Inspections - Free Lance News : Lifestyles
Hollister Free Lance
There are many types of inspections that require our attention when we are selling our home.

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Ask these key questions before hiring a home inspector - TCPalm.com - TCPalm

Home Inspection - Tue, 11/29/2016 - 12:43

TCPalm

Ask these key questions before hiring a home inspector - TCPalm.com
TCPalm
Buying a home is a huge financial and emotional commitment. Most of us purchase a home just a few times in our lifetime. Unfortunately, one of the first and ...

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Protect yourself against hidden defects in your new home - Chicago Daily Herald

Home Inspection - Sun, 11/27/2016 - 23:05

Chicago Daily Herald

Protect yourself against hidden defects in your new home
Chicago Daily Herald
Mold makes an ugly appearance and causes an unpleasant odor, but most importantly, it has been linked to many health issues. If you are going to make an offer on a home, make the sale contingent upon a satisfactory home inspection in case there is a ...

The home inspector missed a problem. Now what? - theday.com

Home Inspection - Thu, 11/24/2016 - 22:37

The home inspector missed a problem. Now what?
theday.com
Although a home inspection is not a mandatory part of the home buying process, real estate agents will always encourage buyers to arrange one. A professional home inspector will look over the plumbing, electrical systems, and other essential parts of ...

Rye Brook Police Department Vacant House Watch List / Safety Home Inspection Program (SHIP) - HamletHub

Home Inspection - Thu, 11/24/2016 - 11:25

HamletHub

Rye Brook Police Department Vacant House Watch List / Safety Home Inspection Program (SHIP)
HamletHub
It is now possible to place your house on the Rye Brook Police Vacant House list online. Go to the Rye Brook village web site and fill out the Rye Brook Police Vacant House Check Request Form and then submit the form by email. Your house must be vacant ...

Safety For You: Low-tech ways to protect your home while you're away - WLNS

Home Inspection - Mon, 11/21/2016 - 16:32

WLNS

Safety For You: Low-tech ways to protect your home while you're away
WLNS
“We can do a home inspection so we'll come out and we'll actually walk around your residence,” says Osborn. “The exterior, as well as the interior, of the home.” Speaking of things homeowners can do outside their home is mail. Often times burglars will ...

Ask the Expert: What Are the Best Ways to Prepare for a Home Inspection? - RisMedia.com (press release)

Home Inspection - Mon, 11/21/2016 - 15:01

RisMedia.com (press release)

Ask the Expert: What Are the Best Ways to Prepare for a Home Inspection?
RisMedia.com (press release)
A: Today, home inspections are almost universally recommended by every real estate professional. When it comes to their clients—especially first-time buyers—many are not familiar with the home inspection process, and what they can expect. Here are a ...

Home Inspection Franchise Opportunities on the Rise - Newswire

Home Inspection - Tue, 11/15/2016 - 16:43

Home Inspection Franchise Opportunities on the Rise
Newswire
For this reason, a reliable, professional and efficient home inspection is an ideal way to understand the true value of the investment. Whether as a potential buyer or as a seller, having a thorough house inspection carried out on the property can ...

The Home Inspector - Minneapolis Star Tribune (blog)

Home Inspection - Tue, 11/15/2016 - 15:12

Minneapolis Star Tribune (blog)

The Home Inspector
Minneapolis Star Tribune (blog)
While doing a home inspection with one of the newest inspectors on our team, Matt, we came across a wood burning fireplace with a tiled hearth extension. Matt instantly recognized this as a defect, noting the fact that the hearth extension should be a ...

Oxford OKs rental home inspection program - The Star Democrat

Home Inspection - Tue, 11/15/2016 - 02:06

Oxford OKs rental home inspection program
The Star Democrat
Oxford OKs rental home inspection program. By SARAH DRURY sdrury@chespub.com; Nov 15, 2016; 0. Rented homes will be licensed and inspected. Thank you for reading! Please log in, or sign up for a new account and purchase a subscription to ...

Timing right for fall home inspection - NorthJersey.com

Home Inspection - Mon, 11/14/2016 - 21:56

Timing right for fall home inspection
NorthJersey.com
As we turn back the clocks this weekend and the cooler weather is upon us, it's a great time to plan some home maintenance projects to prepare your home for the winter or the event of a future sale. There's no question that careful maintenance can pay ...

The Ground Floor: ProEdge hopes to redefine home inspection business - The Gazette: Eastern Iowa Breaking News and Headlines

Home Inspection - Mon, 11/14/2016 - 09:00

The Gazette: Eastern Iowa Breaking News and Headlines

The Ground Floor: ProEdge hopes to redefine home inspection business
The Gazette: Eastern Iowa Breaking News and Headlines
Opened at the end of June, ProEdge Home Inspection is staffed solely by Bohren and operated out of his Cedar Rapids home. Bohren said it long had been a goal of his to open his own business. However, Bohren said he had to “jump off the cliff” and quit ...

Chris Mabee: Your Home Inspection Checklist - The Chattanoogan

Home Inspection - Thu, 11/10/2016 - 16:24

Chris Mabee: Your Home Inspection Checklist
The Chattanoogan
As you consider the long list of items to complete before closing day, at the top of your to-do list should be scheduling a home inspection. Although not required by law, many lenders do require a home inspection, which helps protect the large ...

Yikes! What If Your Home Inspector Missed Something Huge? - Realtor.com News

Home Inspection - Wed, 11/09/2016 - 05:07

Realtor.com News

Yikes! What If Your Home Inspector Missed Something Huge?
Realtor.com News
... seal the deal, and then a few weeks or months later find an issue in your new home—a bat infestation, a leaky roof, a CDC-level mold problem—that the home inspector didn't catch? Just how much peace of mind does a home inspection really buy you?

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