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Home safety inspection: Kitchen - Hanford Sentinel

Home Inspection - Fri, 08/18/2017 - 05:05

Hanford Sentinel

Home safety inspection: Kitchen
Hanford Sentinel
One of the best ways to prevent fires in the home is to do a home inspection specifically looking for fire hazards or preparing for emergency measures in case of a fire. Inspect your home one section at a time: ...

Inspection report - Bankrate.com

Home Inspection - Thu, 08/17/2017 - 17:33

Inspection report
Bankrate.com
A home inspection report is an often lengthy document that an inspector prepares after conducting a visual examination of a house or building, including all of its major systems. The inspector conducts a thorough, top-to-bottom evaluation of the ...

13 Ridiculous Home Improvement Fails That Will Make You Cringe - Reader's Digest

Home Inspection - Wed, 08/16/2017 - 08:10

Reader's Digest

13 Ridiculous Home Improvement Fails That Will Make You Cringe
Reader's Digest
Matthew Steger, WIN Home InspectionRenovations are stressful, especially when you have to re-do DIY projects because of mistakes. In the rooftop vent photo, the owner had expanded and remodeled their kitchen, removing an old wood stove Their mistake, ...

Home buying myths debunked - Post-Bulletin

Home Inspection - Tue, 08/15/2017 - 13:03

Post-Bulletin

Home buying myths debunked
Post-Bulletin
Myth 4 - An appraisal is the same as a home inspection. If you're purchasing a home and using a loan to do so, your lender will require an appraisal be done on the property. The purpose of the appraisal is to determine how risky of an investment the ...

Nice home on Fitzhugh For Sale - eParisExtra.com (blog)

Home Inspection - Tue, 08/15/2017 - 12:07

eParisExtra.com (blog)

Nice home on Fitzhugh For Sale
eParisExtra.com (blog)
If you are looking to buy, or sell a home then don't forget to schedule a home inspection! Call Red River Home Inspections at (903) 517-4751 to schedule your home inspection. *Properties listed on eParisExtra.com are valid on day of posting. To get ...

Stand Out With a Smoother Home Inspection - RisMedia.com (press release)

Home Inspection - Mon, 08/14/2017 - 12:49

Stand Out With a Smoother Home Inspection
RisMedia.com (press release)
During that time, Gabbard has guided hundreds of families through the home-buying process, and he knows that a home inspection is imperative when supporting clients with the largest financial purchase of their lives. To meet the home inspection needs ...

Mike Croxall: Preparing For Your Home Inspection - The Chattanoogan

Home Inspection - Mon, 08/14/2017 - 05:48

Mike Croxall: Preparing For Your Home Inspection
The Chattanoogan
Whether you're closing on your first house or your fifth, buying a home can be both exciting and overwhelming at the same time. But don't let your long to-do list deter you from completing one of the most important items: scheduling a home inspection.

REAL ESTATE MATTERS: Bad home inspector should be ... - Gainesville Sun

Home Inspection - Sun, 08/13/2017 - 02:56

Gainesville Sun

REAL ESTATE MATTERS: Bad home inspector should be ...
Gainesville Sun
Q: Can you please provide more information on one of your articles I recently read about home inspectors? The article paints home inspectors in a bad light.

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Avoid These Pitfalls On First Home Buy - Valley News

Home Inspection - Sat, 08/12/2017 - 20:42

Avoid These Pitfalls On First Home Buy
Valley News
Don't Skip the Home Inspection: Once a seller accepts your offer, you may be tempted to fast-forward the process and skip the home inspection, but it's important to know if the house is in solid shape. Aside from helping to identify any major ...

Golf outing benefits Salvation Army programs - The Hillsdale Daily News

Home Inspection - Sat, 08/12/2017 - 16:13

The Hillsdale Daily News

Golf outing benefits Salvation Army programs
The Hillsdale Daily News
HILLSDALE – Proceeds from the second annual Cutting Edge Home Inspection Golf Outing will provide some comfort to those seeking help from the Hillsdale Salvation Army. The local company dealing in home inspections in Hillsdale and surrounding ...

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What to expect when you buy a home - Elizabethtown News Enterprise

Home Inspection - Sat, 08/12/2017 - 12:09

What to expect when you buy a home
Elizabethtown News Enterprise
After the offer is accepted, usually a termite and home inspection is conducted on the home. If a major issue or damage is found, the buyer could decide to cancel their offer. If it is minor, a repair request it will be submitted to the seller to ...

What's in a seller's closet? You can look, but don't touch - OCRegister

Home Inspection - Sat, 08/12/2017 - 08:01

OCRegister

What's in a seller's closet? You can look, but don't touch
OCRegister
If you see something you might want to investigate more carefully, make a note of it and hold off until you do the home inspection. If you end up with another house, you stayed completely within your bounds. If you end up in escrow, show your home ...

REAL ESTATE MATTERS: Bad home inspector should be investigated - Sarasota Herald-Tribune

Home Inspection - Fri, 08/11/2017 - 23:58

Sarasota Herald-Tribune

REAL ESTATE MATTERS: Bad home inspector should be investigated
Sarasota Herald-Tribune
There has been a movement over the past 10 to 15 years (or longer) by the professional home inspection industry to try to limit liability for a poor inspection to the cost of the home inspection. The damage caused by a poor inspection might cost a ...

Solano Realtors' fee rebate program brings new home owners to Vallejo - Vallejo Times Herald

Home Inspection - Fri, 08/11/2017 - 16:57

Solano Realtors' fee rebate program brings new home owners to Vallejo
Vallejo Times Herald
A new Solano Association of Realtors program designed to help bring first-time home buyers to Vallejo appears to be working, association president Linda Daraskavich said this week. The association's First-Time Home Buyer Inspection Fee Reimbursement ...

Rental inspection fee proposal up for debate following complaints ... - Kansas City Star

Home Inspection - Fri, 08/11/2017 - 14:35

Kansas City Star

Rental inspection fee proposal up for debate following complaints ...
Kansas City Star
The Kansas City Council is poised to begin debating a ballot proposal that could lead to regular rental property inspections, funded by fees on landlords.

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Fighting a Seller's Market: How to Land the Home of Your Dreams with the Best Offer - Zing! Blog by Quicken Loans (blog)

Home Inspection - Fri, 08/11/2017 - 13:02

Zing! Blog by Quicken Loans (blog)

Fighting a Seller's Market: How to Land the Home of Your Dreams with the Best Offer
Zing! Blog by Quicken Loans (blog)
For instance, most buyers will include a home inspection contingency in their offer, meaning that if the home inspection turns up serious problems, they can walk away from the home sale without losing their earnest money deposit. Many contingencies ...

First time homebuyers left with disaster home after skipping the ... - ABC Action News

Home Inspection - Thu, 08/10/2017 - 15:10

ABC Action News

First time homebuyers left with disaster home after skipping the ...
ABC Action News
First time homebuyers hoping for a happily ever after wound up living a horror story. The couple says the mobile home they purchased was advertised as well ...

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Home inspector, jailed on third OWI charge, still holds active state license - WTTV CBS4Indy

Home Inspection - Tue, 08/08/2017 - 20:09

WTTV CBS4Indy

Home inspector, jailed on third OWI charge, still holds active state license
WTTV CBS4Indy
INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. -- A home inspector facing complaints from customers in the Indianapolis area landed behind bars the day before a state hearing on his license. CBS4 Problem Solvers has been looking into Anthony Maxie, who runs a home inspection ...

6 mistakes home buyers make all too often | khou.com - KHOU

Home Inspection - Tue, 08/08/2017 - 18:35

KHOU

6 mistakes home buyers make all too often | khou.com
KHOU
If you avoid these common first-time homebuyer mistakes, you can sail through the process confidently, and make your first-time home-buying experience a joy ...

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BUSINESS BUZZ: Home inspector course; Entech - Sarasota Herald-Tribune

Home Inspection - Tue, 08/08/2017 - 17:26

BUSINESS BUZZ: Home inspector course; Entech
Sarasota Herald-Tribune
State College of Florida, Manatee-Sarasota will offer a Florida applied home inspection course Aug. 25-27 on the Bradenton campus. The course is designed to make the home inspection business easy to understand and should prepare students to take a ...

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