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Home Inspectors on Their Weirdest Discoveries - New York Times

Home Inspection - Fri, 03/24/2017 - 06:00

New York Times

Home Inspectors on Their Weirdest Discoveries
New York Times
For the last two years, John C. Quinn, the owner of Homerite, a Long Island home inspection company, has compiled an annual list of quirky home inspection photos collected from other inspectors in the area. Last year's winners included an in-ground ...

Bruce Low Completes Spring Training Seminar of WAHI - Door County Pulse

Home Inspection - Thu, 03/23/2017 - 22:53

Bruce Low Completes Spring Training Seminar of WAHI
Door County Pulse
Bruce Low, owner/inspector of Bottom Line Home Inspection of Luxemburg, attended the Spring Training Seminar of the Wisconsin Association of Home Inspectors (WAHI) on March 10 and 11 in Stevens Point. He successfully completed course studies in ...

Inspectors discover deceased individual during home inspection - ABC 10 News NOW

Home Inspection - Tue, 03/21/2017 - 08:46

ABC 10 News NOW

Inspectors discover deceased individual during home inspection
ABC 10 News NOW
IRONWOOD — Police are investigating a body that was discovered during a home inspection Monday afternoon in the City of Ironwood. Just after 4:00 p.m., Ironwood Public Safety was dispatched on a report of human remains being found inside a home.

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Why your flipped house might actually be a flop house - CNBC.com - CNBC

Home Inspection - Sun, 03/19/2017 - 06:01

CNBC

Why your flipped house might actually be a flop house - CNBC.com
CNBC
With owners flipping property at a brisk pace, an expert explains to CNBC's "On the Money" why inspections won't guarantee a clean bill of health.

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Should home inspectors disclose asbestos? - Chicago Daily Herald

Home Inspection - Sun, 03/19/2017 - 04:07

Should home inspectors disclose asbestos?
Chicago Daily Herald
Our home inspector claims that asbestos issues are not included in a home inspection. According to our contractor, acoustic ceilings are commonly known to contain asbestos, and this should have been pointed out by the inspector. Who should we believe?

17 tips to get you ready for home-buying season - Detroit Free Press

Home Inspection - Sat, 03/18/2017 - 21:55

Detroit Free Press

17 tips to get you ready for home-buying season
Detroit Free Press
Get familiar with all the major steps: pre-approval, home inspection, home appraisal, title search, closing, etc. 11. Then, pick a neighborhood. “Location is one of the most important factors when finding a home,” David Lewis, owner of full-service ...

Standards for home inspectors being set - Kelowna Capital News - Kelowna Capital News

Home Inspection - Fri, 03/17/2017 - 12:37

Kelowna Capital News

Standards for home inspectors being set - Kelowna Capital News
Kelowna Capital News
For many home buyers in the Okanagan, a home inspection is one of the subjects to be addressed before a sale is finalized. In B.C., all home inspectors require ...

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HouseMaster Home Inspection Names Marketing Manager - KSAL

Home Inspection - Fri, 03/17/2017 - 11:56

KSAL

HouseMaster Home Inspection Names Marketing Manager
KSAL
HouseMaster Home Inspection of Central Kansas has hired John Elmore as Marketing Manager. His duties include acting as a liaison to local real estate agents, brokers, and offices to support the company's marketing strategy in Central Kansas. He will ...

Selling Your House? Better Prepare for the Home Inspection - Realtor.com News

Home Inspection - Tue, 03/14/2017 - 13:14

Realtor.com News

Selling Your House? Better Prepare for the Home Inspection
Realtor.com News
The home inspection is a contingency written into most offers, meaning that if the buyers aren't happy with the result, they can cancel the sale without losing their earnest money deposit, or reopen negotiations and ask for a price reduction. So it's ...

Stop censoring nursing home inspection reports - Orlando Sentinel

Home Inspection - Sat, 03/11/2017 - 06:08

Orlando Sentinel

Stop censoring nursing home inspection reports
Orlando Sentinel
There are few more consequential or critical decisions for families than choosing the right nursing home or assisted-living facility for a parent or other elderly relative who needs long-term care. For those families, Florida's licensing agency for ...

Home inspection legislation reaching final stage - The Kingston Whig-Standard

Home Inspection - Fri, 03/10/2017 - 10:51

The Kingston Whig-Standard

Home inspection legislation reaching final stage
The Kingston Whig-Standard
The committee heard from the Ontario Association of Home Inspectors and the National Home Inspection Certification Council. They also heard from the Ontario arm of the US internet based association known as OntarioACHI. Access to the presentations was ...

Chicago Home Inspection Company Continues To Donate To ... - Digital Journal

Home Inspection - Tue, 03/07/2017 - 10:43

Chicago Home Inspection Company Continues To Donate To ...
Digital Journal
Home Inspection Geeks, Inc., a business in Chicago, IL, has announced that they will continue to donate 5% of their proceeds to Habitat for Humanity Chicago in ...

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Home Inspections are value added to your home - RealtyBizNews

Home Inspection - Sun, 03/05/2017 - 19:37

RealtyBizNews

Home Inspections are value added to your home
RealtyBizNews
Many purchase agreements fall apart based on home inspection reports. Home inspections are often scary for both the buyer and the seller. It's not only about learning the problems that a house has but also the expectations of the buyer and seller ...

Nursing home inspection reports leave gaps - Orlando Sentinel - Orlando Sentinel

Home Inspection - Fri, 03/03/2017 - 12:09

Orlando Sentinel

Nursing home inspection reports leave gaps - Orlando Sentinel
Orlando Sentinel
Florida's nursing home inspection reports are supposed to be open to the public. But advocates for patients' rights say the records now appear to be censored ...

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The pre-sale process – Improve position and enhance your home without breaking the bank - Statesman Journal

Home Inspection - Thu, 03/02/2017 - 17:57

Statesman Journal

The pre-sale process – Improve position and enhance your home without breaking the bank
Statesman Journal
Getting a home inspection and completing a few enhancement projects before putting a house on the market will give sellers the edge in Salem's competitive housing market. Being proactive doesn't mean you have to break the bank, it just means you are ...

3 Seller Tips to Avoid Home Inspection Nightmares - RisMedia.com (press release)

Home Inspection - Thu, 03/02/2017 - 14:44

RisMedia.com (press release)

3 Seller Tips to Avoid Home Inspection Nightmares
RisMedia.com (press release)
According to the American Society of Home Inspectors, a “home inspection can give [sellers] the opportunity to make repairs that will put the house in better selling condition.” In addition to this, home inspections can ensure a smooth transaction and ...

3 Seller Tips to Avoid Home Inspection Nightmares - RISMedia - RisMedia.com (press release)

Home Inspection - Thu, 03/02/2017 - 14:44

RisMedia.com (press release)

3 Seller Tips to Avoid Home Inspection Nightmares - RISMedia
RisMedia.com (press release)
Real estate professionals: Walk your seller client through the home inspection with these tips, courtesy of Homes.com.
How to Get the Most Out of Your Home Inspection - Yahoo FinanceYahoo Finance

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How to Get the Most Out of Your Home Inspection - Yahoo Finance

Home Inspection - Thu, 03/02/2017 - 08:02

RisMedia.com (press release)

How to Get the Most Out of Your Home Inspection
Yahoo Finance
A good way for homebuyers to be aware of potential problems with a home -- and gauge the potential costs -- is to have a home inspection. A home inspection by a certified professional provides a bit of assurance regarding the home's quality and the ...
3 Seller Tips to Avoid Home Inspection NightmaresRisMedia.com (press release)

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Rental licensing increases in Independence - Devil's Lake Daily Journal

Home Inspection - Wed, 03/01/2017 - 00:36

Rental licensing increases in Independence
Devil's Lake Daily Journal
“They understand it to be a 15, 30-minute inspection, not something like a home inspection that can take a few hours or half a day.” Perry Hill, hired by the city to coordinate the program, said he receives a couple of new business license forms every day.

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