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Home inspection standards closer to reality - Winnipeg Free Press

Home Inspection - Sat, 03/28/2015 - 01:16

Home inspection standards closer to reality
Winnipeg Free Press
ANSWER -- I have posed this hypothetical question to highlight one of the misconceptions about the home inspection industry in Canada and update readers on government regulation. It has been quite some time since I wrote anything on this topic and at ...

Explosive device found wired throughout Milton home - Boston Globe (subscription)

Home Inspection - Wed, 03/25/2015 - 07:20

Boston Globe (subscription)

Explosive device found wired throughout Milton home
Boston Globe (subscription)
The electrician was there, following a failed home inspection the week before, when he discovered what he told police was “an IED” — improvised explosive device — in the form of a plastic jug full of accelerant and wired to explode when a light ...
Police Investigating Who Rigged a Milton House to ExplodeBoston.com
A Milton home was rigged with an explosive deviceBoston Sun Times
Milton Home Found Wired With Homemade Explosive DevicePatch.com

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A home inspection protects the homebuyer - Daily Commercial

Home Inspection - Mon, 03/23/2015 - 07:25

A home inspection protects the homebuyer
Daily Commercial
It costs less than $300 for a home inspection of a typical 2,400-square-foot home, and it is normally the buyer's responsibility to pay for the inspection. Czaplak points out that home inspections are based on visual observations and tests, which are ...

Winter damage assessment: Spring into a home inspection with these tips - Sunbury Daily Item

Home Inspection - Mon, 03/23/2015 - 06:04

Sunbury Daily Item

Winter damage assessment: Spring into a home inspection with these tips
Sunbury Daily Item
While homeowners in the Valley may not have weathered any hurricanes, tornadoes or other massively destructive storms recently, it may be just as critical to conduct a full home inspection after what has been an especially harsh winter. “As things get ...

It's a New Home, Do I Still Need a Home Inspection? - HULIQ

Home Inspection - Sat, 03/21/2015 - 05:57

HULIQ

It's a New Home, Do I Still Need a Home Inspection?
HULIQ
I love new homes and seeing all the latest trends, colors and gadgets that builders are using to make buyers eyes light up. But all the fine new products and styling cannot override the need for a home inspection on a new home no matter how excited and ...

Understand home inspection - Geneseo Republic

Home Inspection - Fri, 03/20/2015 - 22:28

Understand home inspection
Geneseo Republic
When you're looking to buy a home, your head may be full of visions of handsome hardwood floors, soaring ceilings and alluring landscape. Yet however tempting it may be to make a purchase based on outward appearance, stop yourself. It is essential to ...

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Understand home inspection - Massillon Independent

Home Inspection - Fri, 03/20/2015 - 21:12

Understand home inspection
Massillon Independent
When you're looking to buy a home, your head may be full of visions of handsome hardwood floors, soaring ceilings and alluring landscape. Yet however tempting it may be to make a purchase based on outward appearance, stop yourself. It is essential to ...

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Flame-burnt wiring due to soldering while either drunk or stupid! - HULIQ

Home Inspection - Fri, 03/20/2015 - 18:18

HULIQ

Flame-burnt wiring due to soldering while either drunk or stupid!
HULIQ
The seller was also quite surprised to see this and is having second thoughts. Ray Wilson, president of Meticulous Home Inspection Corp. would be happy to answer any of your questions related to this blog, or inspection in general. Please call 631-902 ...

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8 Tips to Find the Best Home Inspector - U.S. News & World Report

Home Inspection - Fri, 03/20/2015 - 08:26

U.S. News & World Report

8 Tips to Find the Best Home Inspector
U.S. News & World Report
Before you buy a home, it's always a good idea to get a professional home inspection. In most cases, you can make your purchase contract contingent on a satisfactory inspection. That means if you don't like the inspection results, you can cancel the ...

Why you should avoid bringing children to the home inspection - HULIQ

Home Inspection - Fri, 03/20/2015 - 06:25

HULIQ

Why you should avoid bringing children to the home inspection
HULIQ
OUCH!! Another horrible experience. Don't bring the children to he home inspection if at all possible folks. Ray Wilson, president of Meticulous Home Inspection Corp. would be happy to answer any if your questions related to this blog, or inspection in ...

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11 Home Inspection Traps - Simi Valley Acorn

Home Inspection - Thu, 03/19/2015 - 18:33

11 Home Inspection Traps
Simi Valley Acorn
According to industry experts, there are over 82 physical problems that will come under scrutiny during a home inspection when your home is for sale. A new report has been prepared which identifies the most common of these problems, and what you should ...

Understand home inspection - Stockton Record

Home Inspection - Thu, 03/19/2015 - 10:13

Understand home inspection
Stockton Record
In such a case, do not under any circumstances forgo the home inspection. It won't' provide you with a tool to negotiate price but will let you know whether the house needs repairs, remodeling or renovation of one or two rooms, or a major gut job. Go ...

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Understand home inspection - York County Coast Star

Home Inspection - Thu, 03/19/2015 - 06:51

Understand home inspection
York County Coast Star
In such a case, do not under any circumstances forgo the home inspection. It won't' provide you with a tool to negotiate price but will let you know whether the house needs repairs, remodeling or renovation of one or two rooms, or a major gut job. Go ...

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Nationstar fights racketeering suit over home inspection fees - Reuters

Home Inspection - Wed, 03/18/2015 - 05:08

Nationstar fights racketeering suit over home inspection fees
Reuters
(Reuters) - Lawyers for Nationstar Mortgage have urged a federal judge to dismiss a lawsuit accusing the loan servicer of billing homeowners for needless property inspections, saying plaintiffs are trying to create a conspiracy out of a contract ...

The Home Inspection Process & Inspection Report - Brampton Guardian

Home Inspection - Sun, 03/15/2015 - 14:00

Brampton Guardian

The Home Inspection Process & Inspection Report
Brampton Guardian
Canadian Residential Inspection Services in Brampton, Ontario can help you understand the home inspection process. Buying a home is the single largest purchase many people will make in their lifetime. Before closing a home purchase, it is important to ...

HouseMaster's Brad and Kathy Horstman Honored at Home Inspection ... - Marketwired (press release)

Home Inspection - Thu, 03/12/2015 - 06:37

HouseMaster's Brad and Kathy Horstman Honored at Home Inspection ...
Marketwired (press release)
SIOUX FALLS, SD--(Marketwired - March 12, 2015) - HouseMaster, the first and most experienced home inspection franchise company in North America, recently honored Brad and Kathy Horstman of the local Sioux Falls, SD franchise with Turn Around ...

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Inspection misses major problem in couple's Bench home - KTVB

Home Inspection - Wed, 03/11/2015 - 13:45

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Inspection misses major problem in couple's Bench home
KTVB
Before buying the home in July, Crystal Young and her husband Tyler Durrant hired a company to perform a home inspection. The inspection seemed very thorough, the couple says. However, when they were replacing the flooring in the kitchen, they ...

HouseMaster's Dustin Zick Honored at Home Inspection Franchisor's Annual ... - Marketwired (press release)

Home Inspection - Tue, 03/10/2015 - 07:03

HouseMaster's Dustin Zick Honored at Home Inspection Franchisor's Annual ...
Marketwired (press release)
LINCOLNTON, NC--(Marketwired - March 10, 2015) - HouseMaster, the first and most experienced home inspection franchise company in North America, recently honored Dustin Zick of the local Lincolnton, NC franchise at the company's annual conference ...

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Buying a Home? Don't Skip the Inspection - U.S. News & World Report

Home Inspection - Tue, 03/10/2015 - 06:02

U.S. News & World Report

Buying a Home? Don't Skip the Inspection
U.S. News & World Report
Real estate experts advise getting a home inspection before you close on a property. "This is the single largest investment a buyer is likely to make in their lifetime, and the home inspection is like getting a physical checkup on the house," says Cara ...

Understanding a Home Inspection - Brampton Guardian

Home Inspection - Mon, 03/09/2015 - 20:15

Brampton Guardian

Understanding a Home Inspection
Brampton Guardian
A home inspection is a very important step in purchasing a new property. By hiring a professional for this, you could save potentially thousands of dollars in damage or repairs in the future. Make sure your future home is safe and secure and have a ...

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