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Pre-listing inspection not always valuable to 'as is' seller - Chicago Tribune

Home Inspection - Thu, 07/10/2014 - 02:41

Pre-listing inspection not always valuable to 'as is' seller
Chicago Tribune
I agree with all that you said, but I wonder why you did not mention the value of a pre-listing home inspection? Your website (ThinkGlink.com) has a full article on this, so I know full well that you understand and support the concept under certain ...

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Test Key Items In Your Home Before A Pre-Sale Inspection - Lifehacker Australia

Home Inspection - Mon, 07/07/2014 - 08:07

Test Key Items In Your Home Before A Pre-Sale Inspection
Lifehacker Australia
Buyers sometimes use home inspection services to check out a house. The inspector does a thorough walk-through to let the buyer know of any potential problems. The more problems, the less likely the buyer will purchase the house. Wise Bread suggests ...

Peter Boutell, Lending a Hand: Appraisal does not replace home inspection - Santa Cruz Sentinel

Home Inspection - Fri, 07/04/2014 - 16:06

Peter Boutell, Lending a Hand: Appraisal does not replace home inspection
Santa Cruz Sentinel
To follow up on my column two weeks ago on home inspections, I wanted to be clear about the purpose of the appraisal. An appraiser's job is not to determine the fair market value of the home and he or she does that by comparing the subject property to ...

There's no excuse for nursing home inspection delays - Honolulu Star-Advertiser

Home Inspection - Tue, 07/01/2014 - 04:43

There's no excuse for nursing home inspection delays
Honolulu Star-Advertiser
~~<p>Skilled-nursing facilities treat patients who are well enough to leave the hospital, but not well enough to go home. About 90 percent of such facilities in the United States also are certified as nursing homes, providing long-term care for an ...

Details Coming on Chicken-Owners' Home Inspection - VOCM

Home Inspection - Mon, 06/30/2014 - 01:52

Details Coming on Chicken-Owners' Home Inspection
VOCM
The City of St. John's is expected to say more today about a home inspection of a property housing chickens in the Empire Avenue area. VOCM's Erin Eaton reports. Two of the birds escaped last week, which prompted a city inspection of the property.

The anatomy of a home inspection - CapitalGazette.com

Home Inspection - Sat, 06/28/2014 - 21:26

The anatomy of a home inspection
CapitalGazette.com
Were you aware that the purchase of residential property in Maryland includes the right to inspect the home as a condition of purchase? With few exceptions, the home buyer can get a licensed home inspector to examine the home. This can protect the ...

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Home inspection is a participation sport - Atlanta Journal Constitution

Home Inspection - Fri, 06/27/2014 - 21:02

Home inspection is a participation sport
Atlanta Journal Constitution
A professional home inspection is a visual examination of accessible areas, and carries no guarantees. Even so, the inspector should carry insurance for errors and omissions. No one is perfect, and if the inspector simply misses a serious and obvious ...

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Home inspector says nothing about mold - Chicago Daily Herald

Home Inspection - Fri, 06/27/2014 - 06:49

Home inspector says nothing about mold
Chicago Daily Herald
Mold inspecting is actually outside the scope of the standards of practice for home inspection. Therefore, many home inspectors simply ignore mold, even when it is obviously visible. In my opinion, that is not a wise or equitable practice. Although a ...

7 Worst Things to Hear in a Home Inspection - TheStreet.com

Home Inspection - Wed, 06/25/2014 - 04:36

7 Worst Things to Hear in a Home Inspection
TheStreet.com
NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- Getting a thorough professional inspection before buying a house is a must. While you may be all set to sign on the dotted line and move your stuff in, sometimes inspections can uncover serious issues. Our experts weigh in on ...

Senate approves bill posting boarding home inspection reports online - The Star-Ledger

Home Inspection - Tue, 06/24/2014 - 03:26

Senate approves bill posting boarding home inspection reports online
The Star-Ledger
TRENTON — Inspection reports of boarding homes, rooming houses and residential health care facilities would be posted on the state website under a bill unanimously approved by the state Senate on Monday. The website would be part of a strategy to ...

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KDADS changes process for nursing home inspection reports - KHI News Service

Home Inspection - Mon, 06/23/2014 - 12:11

KDADS changes process for nursing home inspection reports
KHI News Service
Mitzi McFatrich, executive director of Kansas Advocates for Better Care, has some concerns about a change in the state's nursing home inspection reporting process. As of July 1, the Kansas Department for Aging and Disability Services will no longer ...
Groups Question Changes To Kansas Nursing Home DisclosuresKCUR

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Pre-inspection can make a home more attractive to buyers - The Detroit News

Home Inspection - Thu, 06/19/2014 - 21:02

Pre-inspection can make a home more attractive to buyers
The Detroit News
As he explains, “The purpose of a home inspection is to identify the condition of the home, especially defects or safety issues that would affect the buyer's decision.” While Dietrich recommends a full home inspection for potential buyers, he also ...

Pre-inspection can make a home more attractive to buyers - The Detroit News

Home Inspection - Thu, 06/19/2014 - 21:02

Pre-inspection can make a home more attractive to buyers
The Detroit News
As he explains, “The purpose of a home inspection is to identify the condition of the home, especially defects or safety issues that would affect the buyer's decision.” While Dietrich recommends a full home inspection for potential buyers, he also ...

Expert Mold Consultant Offers Home Inspection Tips - DigitalJournal.com

Home Inspection - Wed, 06/18/2014 - 08:26

Expert Mold Consultant Offers Home Inspection Tips
DigitalJournal.com
Jason Earle, CEO of 1-800-GOT-MOLD? LLC and a nationally recognized healthy home expert, cautioned home buyers to be aware of who they're hiring for that crucial home inspection. Not all home inspectors are good at finding potential mold problems, ...

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WIN Home Inspection Franchise Ranked in Top 100 Low-Cost Franchises by ... - EIN News (press release)

Home Inspection - Tue, 06/17/2014 - 10:01

WIN Home Inspection Franchise Ranked in Top 100 Low-Cost Franchises by ...
EIN News (press release)
MADISON, AL -- (Marketwired) -- 06/17/14 -- WIN Home Inspection, America's most advanced home inspection franchise, has earned a coveted spot on Franchise Business Review's Top 100 low-cost franchises. The list is compiled yearly for potential ...

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WIN Home Inspection Franchise Ranked in Top 100 Low-Cost Franchises by ... - SYS-CON Media (press release)

Home Inspection - Tue, 06/17/2014 - 08:28

WIN Home Inspection Franchise Ranked in Top 100 Low-Cost Franchises by ...
SYS-CON Media (press release)
MADISON, AL -- (Marketwired) -- 06/17/14 -- WIN Home Inspection, America's most advanced home inspection franchise, has earned a coveted spot on Franchise Business Review's Top 100 low-cost franchises. The list is compiled yearly for potential ...

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WIN Home Inspection Franchise Ranked in Top 100 Low-Cost Franchises by ... - DigitalJournal.com

Home Inspection - Tue, 06/17/2014 - 08:27

WIN Home Inspection Franchise Ranked in Top 100 Low-Cost Franchises by ...
DigitalJournal.com
MADISON, AL--(Marketwired - Jun 17, 2014) - WIN Home Inspection, America's most advanced home inspection franchise, has earned a coveted spot on Franchise Business Review's Top 100 low-cost franchises. The list is compiled yearly for potential ...

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Look closely at home inspection - Insurance News Net

Home Inspection - Mon, 06/16/2014 - 20:41

Look closely at home inspection
Insurance News Net
They walk into the house and think it looks great, but they can't see the electrical," said Bonnie Abrams , who, with husband, Rob, owns a local Pillar to Post home inspection franchise. "They think they want to save money by not having the house ...

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Rising home sales boost building inspection business - NBC Montana

Home Inspection - Mon, 06/16/2014 - 17:34

Rising home sales boost building inspection business
NBC Montana
When home sales spike it keeps businesses like home inspection services busy. We met up with a local home inspector who says more sales mean a backlog for his company, and the effects can trickle down to buyers. Jeff Thorsen owns Bridger View ...

Look closely at home inspection - Colorado Springs Gazette

Home Inspection - Mon, 06/16/2014 - 15:44

Look closely at home inspection
Colorado Springs Gazette
They walk into the house and think it looks great, but they can't see the electrical," said Bonnie Abrams, who, with husband, Rob, owns a local Pillar to Post home inspection franchise. "They think they want to save money by not having the house ...

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