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Action 9 investigates the high cost of a botched home inspection - WFTV Orlando

Home Inspection - Mon, 09/15/2014 - 14:45

Action 9 investigates the high cost of a botched home inspection
WFTV Orlando
A first-time homebuyer claims a termite inspector failed to find live termites and massive damage. Now that homeowner is forced to pay thousands of dollars for termite treatments and repairs just three months after moving into his downtown Orlando home.

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Action 9 investigates the high cost of a botched home inspection - WFTV Orlando

Home Inspection - Mon, 09/15/2014 - 14:01

Action 9 investigates the high cost of a botched home inspection
WFTV Orlando
A first time homebuyer claims a termite inspector failed to find live termites and massive damage. Now that homeowner is forced to pay thousands of dollars for termite treatments and repairs just three months after moving into his downtown Orlando home.

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On the Move: Relocation property assessment not same as property inspection - Chron.com

Home Inspection - Fri, 09/12/2014 - 09:27

On the Move: Relocation property assessment not same as property inspection
Chron.com
One such document is a relocation home inspection report, which is used as a property assessment tool as part of the relocation home sale process. The relocation seller's company or RMC orders this assessment report on the property. The report has a ...

Home Inspection Ordinance Upsets Some in Chesterhill - The News Center

Home Inspection - Tue, 09/09/2014 - 09:07

Home Inspection Ordinance Upsets Some in Chesterhill
The News Center
There are some unhappy people in Morgan County, frustrated with their local government after Monday's council meeting. This is all about a proposed ordinance that would allow the mayor of Chesterhill to do home inspections. People we spoke with say ...

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ON THE MOVE: Top tips on surviving a home inspection - Wicked Local Hopkinton

Home Inspection - Tue, 09/09/2014 - 03:41

ON THE MOVE: Top tips on surviving a home inspection
Wicked Local Hopkinton
One of my clients recently quipped that a home inspection is like having someone reveal all the flaws of someone you just fell in love with. I get his point. Home inspections can be a stressful process, so here are some tips to help make the most of ...
Home inspection a vital part of purchasePeninsula News Review

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Do buyers need a home inspection? - 6abc.com

Home Inspection - Mon, 09/08/2014 - 13:27

Do buyers need a home inspection?
6abc.com
You should use a home inspection to help you estimate the cost of making repairs, to negotiate with the seller, or to provide the supporting evidence for exercising an inspection contingency. A home inspection typically costs between $300 and $500 ...

City improves home inspection process - Calgary Sun

Home Inspection - Sat, 09/06/2014 - 06:23

Calgary Sun

City improves home inspection process
Calgary Sun
City improves home inspection process. 0. By Myke Thomas, Calgary Sun. First posted: Saturday, September 06, 2014 02:00 AM MDT. Home Inspector Getting a home inspection done on a property is a sure way to identify major structural problems in your ...

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Make Or Break: The Home Inspection - Mountain Mail Newspaper

Home Inspection - Fri, 09/05/2014 - 11:27

Make Or Break: The Home Inspection
Mountain Mail Newspaper
The home inspection can be a tense time whether you are buying or selling. If you are like most people, you're not an expert on the inner workings of your home, and, while you might be able to fix a toilet or change out a light fixture, removing mold ...

Why you should hire an electrician as part of your home inspection - InsideHalton.com

Home Inspection - Tue, 09/02/2014 - 00:00

Why you should hire an electrician as part of your home inspection
InsideHalton.com
Most people will do a home inspection prior to buying a home but very few will hire an electrician to do a thorough check of their home's electrical. A home inspector is not allowed to touch the electrical panel. There are so many issues that can exist ...

Acadian Home Inspection, taking advantage of tech - Poughkeepsie Journal

Home Inspection - Sun, 08/31/2014 - 20:12

Acadian Home Inspection, taking advantage of tech
Poughkeepsie Journal
Bob Boudreau, owner of Acadian Home Inspection in Staatsburg, conducts full-scale pre-sale home inspections. Because he uses a customized electronic program for his inspection reports, Boudreau is able to email the results to his clients within 24 ...

How should a seller prepare for a home inspection? - TheChronicleHerald.ca

Home Inspection - Fri, 08/29/2014 - 20:14

TheChronicleHerald.ca

How should a seller prepare for a home inspection?
TheChronicleHerald.ca
This is an excellent question to ask, as I've actually seen too many houses that were not ready for a home inspection and unfortunately, this did have a negative impact on the sale of those properties. Most Realtors will advise you that preparing for a ...

Urgent action required after Leigh care home inspection - Leigh Journal

Home Inspection - Thu, 08/28/2014 - 06:20

Urgent action required after Leigh care home inspection
Leigh Journal
A CARE home has been warned that it must make urgent improvements following an inspection. Inspectors from the Care Quality Commission (CQC) visited Heathside Residential Home on Plank Lane, Leigh, on July 2 and found that the service was failing to ...

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Urgent action required after Leigh care home inspection - Leigh Journal

Home Inspection - Thu, 08/28/2014 - 06:15

Urgent action required after Leigh care home inspection
Leigh Journal
A CARE home has been warned that it must make urgent improvements following an inspection. Inspectors from the Care Quality Commission (CQC) visited Heathside Residential Home on Plank Lane, Leigh, on July 2 and found that the service was failing to ...

Professional home inspections important when buying a home - Daily Commercial

Home Inspection - Wed, 08/27/2014 - 03:13

Professional home inspections important when buying a home
Daily Commercial
Frequently, a new home comes with a one-year warranty from the builder. Many homeowners have hired C.I.C. Home Inspections to search for defects prior to the expiration of their one-year warranty. Vermeulen says a good home inspection report should be ...

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Talking Business: Former Longview police officer opens home inspection service - Longview Daily News

Home Inspection - Mon, 08/25/2014 - 22:31

Talking Business: Former Longview police officer opens home inspection service
Longview Daily News
In April, he began assessing homes for Pillar to Post, a nationwide home inspection franchise. Within the last month, Lile says, he has become one of the few—if not the only—Longview home inspectors certified to examine pools, spas, four-plexes and ...

Family faces DHS home inspection for using cannabis oil to treat ill son - Herald Sun

Home Inspection - Sat, 08/23/2014 - 22:50

Family faces DHS home inspection for using cannabis oil to treat ill son
Herald Sun
THE government is demanding to inspect the home of a Victorian couple who have been treating their sick son with cannabis oil. Child protection workers have told Rhett Wallace and Cassie Batten they will be knocking on their door in coming days so the ...

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MCC to offer home inspection course - Northwest Herald

Home Inspection - Thu, 08/21/2014 - 14:34

MCC to offer home inspection course
Northwest Herald
Other aspects of the home inspection business, including marketing and business start-up, also are covered. Books and materials are included in the $895 fee. To register for the class, call 815-455-8588 and mention course ID: URE U04-001. For ...

Bradenton association publishes new home inspection standards - Bradenton Herald

Home Inspection - Tue, 08/19/2014 - 21:41

Bradenton association publishes new home inspection standards
Bradenton Herald
BRADENTON -- A national home inspection association based in Bradenton has published a new set of detailed standards designed to demystify the inspection process. Earlier this month, the National Association of Home Inspectors released a 16-page ...

Home Inspections: Where Good Deals Go Bad - Allen Publishing

Home Inspection - Tue, 08/19/2014 - 14:42

Home Inspections: Where Good Deals Go Bad
Allen Publishing
The toughest part of selling your home isn't negotiating an offer, it's often negotiating the repairs. Once a contract for sale is executed, the buyer has a period of time, usually 7 to 10 days, to have the home evaluated by a licensed inspector, and ...

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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