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Morrisey files suit to shut down Cabell home inspector - Huntington Herald Dispatch

Home Inspection - Sun, 10/15/2017 - 21:11

Morrisey files suit to shut down Cabell home inspector
Huntington Herald Dispatch
CHARLESTON - A lawsuit seeking a court order to shut down a Cabell County home inspection business for alleged violations of the state's Consumer Credit and Protection Act has been filed by West Virginia Attorney General Patrick Morrisey, his office ...

Florida Insider Poll: Jeb handled hurricanes better than Rick Scott ... - Tampabay.com

Home Inspection - Sat, 10/14/2017 - 17:09

Tampabay.com

Florida Insider Poll: Jeb handled hurricanes better than Rick Scott ...
Tampabay.com
Gov. Rick Scott received generally high marks for his handling of the hurricanes hitting Florida and its sister territory, Puerto Rico, but his PR team lately has ...

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Barry Stone: Even new homes aren't perfect | News OK - NewsOK.com

Home Inspection - Sat, 10/14/2017 - 03:03

Barry Stone: Even new homes aren't perfect | News OK
NewsOK.com
The belief that a newly built home is flawless, simply because it is new and was approved by the building department, is an unfortunate myth, Barry Stone writes.

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On the House: What to expect when it's time to get your home inspected - Frederick News Post

Home Inspection - Fri, 10/13/2017 - 13:06

Frederick News Post

On the House: What to expect when it's time to get your home inspected
Frederick News Post
In New Jersey, for instance, inspectors are licensed and regulated by the state's Home Inspection Advisory Committee. To become certified, inspectors must, by law, complete 180 hours of study courses, including 40 hours of unpaid field work in the ...

Do-It-Yourself Home Prep for Winter - The Keene Sentinel

Home Inspection - Thu, 10/12/2017 - 20:39

The Keene Sentinel

Do-It-Yourself Home Prep for Winter
The Keene Sentinel
Patrick Richardson, owner of Richardson Home Inspection Service in Surry, has been inspecting homes throughout southwest New Hampshire and southeast Vermont for 25 years and says a walk around the house should be geared toward spotting any ...

How Pre-Listing Inspections Can Help Your Business - RisMedia.com (press release)

Home Inspection - Thu, 10/12/2017 - 13:51

RisMedia.com (press release)

How Pre-Listing Inspections Can Help Your Business
RisMedia.com (press release)
Home inspections are often considered a key part of the pre-closing process, but there are advantages to having your clients schedule an inspection before their property goes on the market. Learn how this strategy can help make the selling process for ...

Real estate CEO hopes to disrupt home buying, commission model - Phoenix Business Journal

Home Inspection - Thu, 10/12/2017 - 11:24

Phoenix Business Journal

Real estate CEO hopes to disrupt home buying, commission model
Phoenix Business Journal
Hunt also has a la carte services such as a $500 appraisal, $400 home inspection, $45 open house hosting and $1,000 closing service that customers can pick from. “We want people to know that there is another option besides the 'for sale by owner' route ...

Help available for home repairs - Post-Bulletin

Home Inspection - Tue, 10/10/2017 - 20:45

Post-Bulletin

Help available for home repairs
Post-Bulletin
Kristine Reynolds talks about the home improvements she will do through the Olmsted County Housing and Redevelopment Authority Housing Rehabilitation Program, particularly her deck which has temporary supports, on Tuesday, Oct. 10, 2017, at her ...

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New demonstrations headline Wilmette fire department's 2017 open house - Chicago Tribune

Home Inspection - Tue, 10/10/2017 - 08:48

Chicago Tribune

New demonstrations headline Wilmette fire department's 2017 open house
Chicago Tribune
Residents can access the home inspection information online as well, he said, by going to the fire department tab at www.wilmette.com, and clicking first on "Public Education and Services" on the drop down menu, then "Fire Department open house" and ...

Expert Answers Questions on How to Become a Home Inspector - PR Newswire (press release)

Home Inspection - Tue, 10/10/2017 - 05:42

PR Newswire (press release)

Expert Answers Questions on How to Become a Home Inspector
PR Newswire (press release)
BROOKFIELD, Wis., Oct. 10, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Veteran home inspector Chris Chirafisi will answer the most commonly asked questions about the home ...

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The California Real Estate Inspection Association is a PAL Sponsor ... - Markets Insider

Home Inspection - Mon, 10/09/2017 - 21:07

The California Real Estate Inspection Association is a PAL Sponsor ...
Markets Insider
SAN DIEGO, Oct. 10, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- The California Real Estate Inspection Association (CREIA) will be exhibiting at the California Association of Realtors ...

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Before forking over money for home inspection, find out whether the seller has tax liens - Washington Post

Home Inspection - Mon, 10/09/2017 - 04:42

Washington Post

Before forking over money for home inspection, find out whether the seller has tax liens
Washington Post
Q: We placed a contract on a home that should never have been listed in the first place, since it had more than $150,000 in tax liens. Am I entitled to a refund of my inspection fee of $450 since the seller's real estate agent did not perform her due ...

Home weatherization assistance available for eligible households - The Star Beacon

Home Inspection - Sun, 10/08/2017 - 05:05

Home weatherization assistance available for eligible households
The Star Beacon
Ohioans participating in the HWAP will receive a home inspection to identify the services necessary to improve their home's energy efficiency. Ohioans with a household income at or below 200 percent of the federal poverty guidelines are eligible for ...

Dear Monty: 6 tips to resurrect a failed negotiation - Times Herald-Record

Home Inspection - Sat, 10/07/2017 - 23:56

Times Herald-Record

Dear Monty: 6 tips to resurrect a failed negotiation
Times Herald-Record
Q: A buyer has an accepted offer on a home, and a home inspection has revealed several items that are defects. The buyer's attorney delivered a letter to the seller's attorney stating that all work discovered in the inspection has to be completed by ...

What to Expect at Your Home Inspection to Help Prevent Bad ... - HONOLULU Magazine (blog)

Home Inspection - Fri, 10/06/2017 - 20:13

HONOLULU Magazine (blog)

What to Expect at Your Home Inspection to Help Prevent Bad ...
HONOLULU Magazine (blog)
If you're like us, when buying your first used car, you probably opened the hood, looked at the engine, and if you didn't see any duct tape or clothespins, you ...

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May a Second Purchaser Sue a Builder Under Pennsylvania's UTPCPL? - The Legal Intelligencer

Home Inspection - Fri, 10/06/2017 - 13:41

May a Second Purchaser Sue a Builder Under Pennsylvania's UTPCPL?
The Legal Intelligencer
In December 2008, Zajick purchased an Exton home from Robert and Arlene Santhouse, the original purchasers of the home, in 2003, from Cutler, with the benefit of a professional home inspection at the time of purchase. In March 2011, she noticed leaks ...

How to handle a home inspection surprise - Marin Independent Journal

Home Inspection - Fri, 10/06/2017 - 12:24

Marin Independent Journal

How to handle a home inspection surprise
Marin Independent Journal
How to handle a home inspection surprise. Fewer than one in 50 deals go south as the result of an inspection report. (David Royal/Monterey County Herald). By Marni Jameson, IJ correspondent. Posted: 10/06/17, 11:43 AM PDT | Updated: 1 min ago.

What it's like to buy and sell a house in Seattle's craziest-ever market - Seattle Times

Home Inspection - Fri, 10/06/2017 - 11:43

Seattle Times

What it's like to buy and sell a house in Seattle's craziest-ever market
Seattle Times
Broker Shelley Godwin, center, talks with prospective buyers, from left, Aaron Frohreich, Lacey Burchett, Joyce Palmer and Nathan Palmer, during an open house in the Arbor Heights neighborhood of West Seattle. (Bettina Hansen/The Seattle Times).

At Home with Marni Jameson: Handling home inspection surprises - Herald & Review

Home Inspection - Fri, 10/06/2017 - 01:00

Herald & Review

At Home with Marni Jameson: Handling home inspection surprises
Herald & Review
I shrug. “It took 18 days. I was trying to beat my record of one day.” “We did have a hurricane,” she reminds me, then adds, “You don't seem very excited.” “Not till it's over,” I say wearily. When you have bought and sold as many homes as I have, you ...

What to expect when it's time to get your home inspected - Philly.com

Home Inspection - Thu, 10/05/2017 - 02:02

Philly.com

What to expect when it's time to get your home inspected
Philly.com
In short, buyers are accepting a house as is — and potentially, all of its hidden problems. To help buyers decide how important independent inspections are, the Inquirer spoke to real estate agents and inspectors about what goes into a home inspection ...

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