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Flat-roof leaks raise inspection questions - Albuquerque Journal

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Flat-roof leaks raise inspection questions
Albuquerque Journal
Dear Salvador: The purpose of a home inspection is to report defects that are visible and accessible at the time of the inspection. A home inspector cannot always predict future roof leakage, but defects that are likely to cause leaking or that ...

Home inspection rules favor buyers, some say - Cherry Hill Courier Post

Home Inspection - Sat, 11/22/2014 - 20:21

Home inspection rules favor buyers, some say
Cherry Hill Courier Post
Daren Sautter, a broker sales associate with Berkshire Hathaway Home Services, stands Friday in front of one of his listings in Cherry Hill. Come Jan. 1, sellers of homes in Cherry Hill will have to acquire a certificate stating they've passed an ...

Home inspectors have issues with proposed CSA standard - Real Estate News EXchange

Home Inspection - Thu, 11/20/2014 - 12:21

Real Estate News EXchange

Home inspectors have issues with proposed CSA standard
Real Estate News EXchange
A draft of the new CSA A770 home inspection standard recently released for public review has raised the ire of Canadian home inspectors who believe it will dramatically increase the cost of inspections and could potentially reduce consumer protection.

Alberta home inspectors say planned national standards too detailed - CBC.ca

Home Inspection - Tue, 11/18/2014 - 10:44

Alberta home inspectors say planned national standards too detailed
CBC.ca
"First-time buyers, inexperienced buyers, they're not going to be able to afford the protection that a home inspection can give them,” he said. But Calgary realtor Robyn Moser says the more information home owners have the better. "I would prefer that ...

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Home inspection costs could soar under new rules, warns Alberta body - Edmonton Journal

Home Inspection - Tue, 11/18/2014 - 10:04

Edmonton Journal

Home inspection costs could soar under new rules, warns Alberta body
Edmonton Journal
The proposed new rules — drafted by the Canadian Standards Association (CSA) and open to public review until mid-December — could hike the cost of a home inspection from $400 to $600 today to as much as $1,800 given the additional time required, ...
Alberta home inspectors say planned national standards too detailedCBC.ca

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Home inspection costs could soar under new rules, warns Alberta body - Calgary Herald

Home Inspection - Tue, 11/18/2014 - 07:40

Calgary Herald

Home inspection costs could soar under new rules, warns Alberta body
Calgary Herald
The proposed new rules — drafted by the Canadian Standards Association (CSA) and open to public review until mid-December — could hike the cost of a home inspection from $400 to $600 today to as much as $1,800 given the additional time required, ...
Alberta home inspectors say planned national standards too detailedCBC.ca

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Photo: Contributed - (Photo: Hugh Cairns) - Castanet.net

Home Inspection - Mon, 11/17/2014 - 06:04

Photo: Contributed - (Photo: Hugh Cairns)
Castanet.net
If you have had a home inspection or are about to have one, in probability it will be conducted by a member of BC's predominant association of home inspectors, The Canadian Association of Home and Property Inspectors BC (CAHPI BC). Members of CAHPI ...

Bill Passed to Improve Mobile Home Inspection Communications - WILX-TV

Home Inspection - Fri, 11/14/2014 - 17:19

Bill Passed to Improve Mobile Home Inspection Communications
WILX-TV
The State House has now passed a bill inspired by the closing of the Life O'Riley Mobile Home Park and it is now headed to the Senate. The bill is supposed to streamline communications between state and local health departments when inspectors find ...

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Spike In Home Inspection Calls As Temps Drop - MyFox Memphis

Home Inspection - Wed, 11/12/2014 - 16:21

MyFox Memphis

Spike In Home Inspection Calls As Temps Drop
MyFox Memphis
Memphis Light Gas and Water employees are seeing a spike in the number of home inspection calls as the temperatures drop toward as a result of a cold arctic air mass invading the Mid-South. Customer service reps at MLGW are responding to an average ...

How to survive a home inspection - North Atlanta Business Post

Home Inspection - Mon, 11/10/2014 - 08:06

How to survive a home inspection
North Atlanta Business Post
It can be very stressful to have an inspector come in and tell you everything that is wrong with your home. A good inspector will set expectations with the buyers, pointing out that every item on the list isn't necessarily a major point of concern ...

Landlords, officials talk about potential fees, other issues Freeport tables ... - Brazosport Facts (subscription)

Home Inspection - Mon, 11/10/2014 - 01:09

Landlords, officials talk about potential fees, other issues Freeport tables ...
Brazosport Facts (subscription)
FREEPORT — City Council members want more time to study an ordinance that would require rental property owners to meet certain inspection and registration requirements prior to leasing a residence. At last week's council meeting, City Manager Jeff ...

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Home inspection - Mason City Globe Gazette

Home Inspection - Sun, 11/09/2014 - 11:08

Home inspection
Mason City Globe Gazette
The National Association of Realtors recommends that homeowners pay to have an inspection done so the homeowner knows of any deficiencies that a potential buyer might find, and so they can decide whether to repair those deficiencies before putting the ...

/Have you ever had you home inspected? Call Benson Builders to find out more ... - Billings Gazette

Home Inspection - Fri, 11/07/2014 - 20:19

/Have you ever had you home inspected? Call Benson Builders to find out more ...
Billings Gazette
Benson Builders is your Premier Billings Contractor. Call us today at 406-702-1889 · Get-it; /Benson Builders; /Have you ever had you home inspected? Call Benson Builders to find out more information on how a Home inspection can improve your energy ...

Home inspector didn't disclose leaky roof - Chicago Daily Herald

Home Inspection - Fri, 11/07/2014 - 09:09

Home inspector didn't disclose leaky roof
Chicago Daily Herald
A. The purpose of a home inspection is to report defects that are visible and accessible at the time of the inspection. A home inspector cannot always predict future roof leakage, but defects that are likely to cause leaking or that indicate past ...

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Home inspector didn't disclose leaky roof - Chicago Daily Herald

Home Inspection - Fri, 11/07/2014 - 09:09

Home inspector didn't disclose leaky roof
Chicago Daily Herald
A. The purpose of a home inspection is to report defects that are visible and accessible at the time of the inspection. A home inspector cannot always predict future roof leakage, but defects that are likely to cause leaking or that indicate past ...

Home inspector puts customer service first - The Tennessean

Home Inspection - Fri, 11/07/2014 - 02:51

The Tennessean

Home inspector puts customer service first
The Tennessean
Describe the company. How did you become involved in the home inspection industry? We wanted to form a company that put customer service first. Having a construction and sales background, I felt this was a good fit. What does a typical home inspection ...

Homebuyers should get separate inspection of A/C unit - KPHO Phoenix

Home Inspection - Thu, 11/06/2014 - 17:08

Homebuyers should get separate inspection of A/C unit
KPHO Phoenix
Melissa Atwood hired Buyers Protection Group (BPG) to perform a home inspection prior to buying her Fountain Hills home. Atwood says BPG's inspection report pointed out a couple minor issues with the A/C unit, but stated that generally it was in good ...

WIN Home Inspection Honors Veterans Year Round through WIN For America - Virtual Press Office (press release)

Home Inspection - Thu, 11/06/2014 - 13:55

WIN Home Inspection Honors Veterans Year Round through WIN For America
Virtual Press Office (press release)
MADISON, Ala., Nov. 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- At WIN Home Inspection, veterans make up over 25% of company thanks to active recruiting of veterans. In 2012, WIN pledged a commitment of over $1.2 million to their WIN For America program to assist ...

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Ask the Home Inspector: Inspect furnace every year - Wausau Daily Herald

Home Inspection - Thu, 11/06/2014 - 08:50

Wausau Daily Herald

Ask the Home Inspector: Inspect furnace every year
Wausau Daily Herald
Rich Duerkop of American Sentry Home Inspection is a state-licensed home inspector and president and education director of the Wisconsin Association of Home Inspectors, Central Wisconsin Chapter. He can be reached at 715-241-8222 or by email at ...

Why home inspections are absolutely essential - Simcoe.com

Home Inspection - Wed, 11/05/2014 - 10:56

Why home inspections are absolutely essential
Simcoe.com
Barrie-based realtor Anna Small Adams of Keller Williams Experience Realty knows firsthand the importance of a proper home inspection. She recommends buyers have thorough home inspections done on any property they are seriously considering ...

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