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The home whistleblower: Unregulated home inspection industry leaves buyers ... - Waterloo Record

Home Inspection - Sat, 04/19/2014 - 05:35

The home whistleblower: Unregulated home inspection industry leaves buyers ...
Waterloo Record
He has written and self-published a book called Buy or Run, that outlines what he sees as problems with the home inspection industry, starting with the fact that in Ontario and many other places in North America, anybody can hang up a shingle and ...

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Mike Holmes: A home inspection is a worthy investment - National Post

Home Inspection - Fri, 04/18/2014 - 12:25

National Post

Mike Holmes: A home inspection is a worthy investment
National Post
Springtime is home-buying season. By now most people know you need a home inspection before you buy a house. If you don't, let me give you a reminder: You can end up buying a can of worms that will cost you tens of thousands of dollars to fix. As a ...

Home built before 1985? You need a four-point inspection - Wink News

Home Inspection - Fri, 04/18/2014 - 06:13

Home built before 1985? You need a four-point inspection
Wink News
The 4 Point inspection is not a full home inspection. It is an inspection that covers the 4 major elements that really measure the health of a home. It is NOT a requirement that a buyer perform a home inspection on a property, but insurance companies ...

Mike Holmes Expands Home Inspection Service to Winnipeg - ChrisD.ca

Home Inspection - Thu, 04/17/2014 - 07:49

Mike Holmes Expands Home Inspection Service to Winnipeg
ChrisD.ca
Mike Holmes Expands Home Inspection Service to Winnipeg. April 17, 2014 09:48 AM in News • 0 Comments. By Sarah Klein. Mike Holmes (HGTV). The home inspection company run by TV contractor Mike Holmes has expanded into Winnipeg. Mike Holmes ...

WIN Home Inspection Franchise Taps Blair Dufresne for New Role as Marketing ... - SYS-CON Media (press release)

Home Inspection - Tue, 04/15/2014 - 08:02

WIN Home Inspection Franchise Taps Blair Dufresne for New Role as Marketing ...
SYS-CON Media (press release)
MADISON, AL -- (Marketwired) -- 04/15/14 -- Blair Dufresne has been named Marketing Manager of the WIN Home Inspection franchise. Dufresne, who has an MBA from Middle Tennessee State University, will focus on direct support of nearly 180 WIN ...

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WIN Home Inspection Franchise Taps Blair Dufresne for New Role as Marketing ... - Marketwired (press release)

Home Inspection - Tue, 04/15/2014 - 07:43

WIN Home Inspection Franchise Taps Blair Dufresne for New Role as Marketing ...
Marketwired (press release)
MADISON, AL--(Marketwired - Apr 15, 2014) - Blair Dufresne has been named Marketing Manager of the WIN Home Inspection franchise. Dufresne, who has an MBA from Middle Tennessee State University, will focus on direct support of nearly 180 WIN ...

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Personal care home inspection results now online - Globalnews.ca

Home Inspection - Mon, 04/14/2014 - 16:34

Globalnews.ca

Personal care home inspection results now online
Globalnews.ca
... read personal care home inspection results online following changes ;. Saskatchewan residents will now be able to read personal care home inspection results online following changes to legislation which allows inspection information to be shared ...
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Personal care home inspection reports now posted online650 CKOM News Talk Radio
Inspection reports for personal care homes in Sask. now posted onlineCTV News
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Saskatchewan starts posting personal care home inspection info online - GlobalPost

Home Inspection - Mon, 04/14/2014 - 11:11

Globalnews.ca

Saskatchewan starts posting personal care home inspection info online
GlobalPost
REGINA - Saskatchewan residents looking for a personal care home for themselves or a family member can now get information about the facilities online. The provincial government is posting inspection results for 243 personal care homes after changing ...
Personal care home inspection results now onlineGlobalnews.ca
Personal care home inspection reports now onlineStarPhoenix
Personal care home inspection reports now posted onlineNews Talk 650 CKOM

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Long-term care home inspection rights now posted on-line - News Talk 980 CJME

Home Inspection - Mon, 04/14/2014 - 10:35

Long-term care home inspection rights now posted on-line
News Talk 980 CJME
Long-term care home inspection rights now posted on-line. Province provides access to some records. Reported by Patrick Book. First Posted: Apr 14, 2014 11:36am. Change text size: + -. More information about the status of Saskatchewan's long-term care ...

Inspection reports for personal care homes in Sask. now posted online - CTV News

Home Inspection - Mon, 04/14/2014 - 09:42

Inspection reports for personal care homes in Sask. now posted online
CTV News
... process will be automated later this year to put the information online in a more timely and efficient manner. Personal care home inspection reports can be viewed online at www.saskatchewan.ca/live/health-and-healthy-living/manage-your-health-needs.

The importance of home inspection and walk-through - ABC 10 News NOW

Home Inspection - Mon, 04/14/2014 - 04:49

ABC 10 News NOW

The importance of home inspection and walk-through
ABC 10 News NOW
Once the home inspection is complete – you're still not done. Your next step before closing is a final walk–through with your real estate agent. “A final walk–through of the house you are buying might seem really simple but a lot of times it's ...

Re-inspection ignores substandard repairs - Albuquerque Journal

Home Inspection - Sat, 04/12/2014 - 23:14

Re-inspection ignores substandard repairs
Albuquerque Journal
Dear Don: When repairs are done as a follow-up to a home inspection, there are usually some discrepancies. In most cases, these involve varying degrees of poor workmanship or a lack of building code knowledge on the part of the repair person.

Inspection business doesn't feel like work to Gorman - Gettysburg Times

Home Inspection - Fri, 04/11/2014 - 21:28

Inspection business doesn't feel like work to Gorman
Gettysburg Times
Gorman, one of three sons by George and Barbara Gorman of Biglerville, attended a builders convention in Dallas in 1988 and decided to sit in on a seminar about something called "Home Inspection." kAmQq24< E96?[Q D2:5 v@C>2?[ Q9@>6 :?DA64E:@?

Reducing risks: Home warranties help, but know what you're buying, experts ... - In-Forum

Home Inspection - Fri, 04/11/2014 - 21:13

Reducing risks: Home warranties help, but know what you're buying, experts ...
In-Forum
She said these items are often not thoroughly examined during the home inspection. “It takes a licensed HVAC technician to properly evaluate these systems, and home inspectors generally only look at the outside of the unit to see whether or not the ...

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Fix problems before putting house on market - Vineland Daily Journal

Home Inspection - Fri, 04/11/2014 - 01:12

Fix problems before putting house on market
Vineland Daily Journal
Fix problems before putting house on market. Purchase Image. It's best to take care of problems with a house before a home inspection uncovers them, real estate agents say. / Johnny Crawford/Atlanta Journal-Constitution/MCT. Written by. Annie Calovich.

Buyers experience substandard repairs - Chicago Daily Herald

Home Inspection - Thu, 04/10/2014 - 22:17

Buyers experience substandard repairs
Chicago Daily Herald
A. When repairs are done as a follow-up to a home inspection, there are usually some discrepancies. In most cases, these involve varying degrees of poor workmanship or a lack of building code knowledge on the part of the repair person. Your situation ...

Homeowner upset his People's Trust Insurance policy canceled three months ... - WPTV

Home Inspection - Thu, 04/10/2014 - 14:49

Homeowner upset his People's Trust Insurance policy canceled three months ...
WPTV
People's evaluates risk with a home inspection after a policy is written. The company said doing that inspection before it issues the policy would not make financial sense because homeowners shop around for policies. The majority of the recent ...

Business Bits: What's happening on the local business scene - Simcoe Reformer

Home Inspection - Thu, 04/10/2014 - 14:03

Simcoe Reformer

Business Bits: What's happening on the local business scene
Simcoe Reformer
“There have been cases where something has happened at the home after closing and the buyer is under the impression it should have been spotted with the home inspection,” Brown noted. The Ontario Real Estate Association is in talks with the Ministry of ...

April Brings Home Inspection Month: Aire Serv® Has Tips for Inspecting Your ... - Virtual-Strategy Magazine (press release)

Home Inspection - Thu, 04/10/2014 - 11:15

April Brings Home Inspection Month: Aire Serv® Has Tips for Inspecting Your ...
Virtual-Strategy Magazine (press release)
April is Home Inspection Month and taking time to identify and inspect areas in homes that require immediate attention will prevent increasing damage to the home. Aire Serv has tips to identify home inspection areas and address them before they become ...

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April Brings Home Inspection Month: Aire Serv® Has Tips for Inspecting Your ... - DigitalJournal.com

Home Inspection - Thu, 04/10/2014 - 10:10

April Brings Home Inspection Month: Aire Serv® Has Tips for Inspecting Your ...
DigitalJournal.com
April is Home Inspection Month and taking time to identify and inspect areas in homes that require immediate attention will prevent increasing damage to the home. Aire Serv has tips to identify home inspection areas and address them before they become ...

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