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What about the home inspection? - LaGrange Daily News

Home Inspection - Sat, 05/02/2015 - 06:49

What about the home inspection?
LaGrange Daily News
You're now under contract. You just got your inspection report back. The report does not ask someone to change paint colors, replace the 9-year-old water heater that is in good working condition, replace the heating system that is 11 years old and in ...

Assessing the true value of a home inspection - Columbia Daily Tribune

Home Inspection - Fri, 05/01/2015 - 22:11

Columbia Daily Tribune

Assessing the true value of a home inspection
Columbia Daily Tribune
One of the standard items in most real estate sales contracts is an inspection. However, some buyers ask whether this is a worthwhile expense or if an appraisal is sufficient. My answer to this question is, “How often do you buy something significant ...
Is it wise to ditch the home inspection?Simcoe.com

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Measuring success in real estate - Washington Blade

Home Inspection - Fri, 05/01/2015 - 08:10

Washington Blade

Measuring success in real estate
Washington Blade
A home inspection for the size home they are seeking costs between $600-$700. To date, none of the inspections yielded any flaws in the home that either were not disclosed by the seller or would have stopped Sally and Harry from moving forward.

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Plan would address inspection backlog, limit inspection duties - McKnight's Long Term Care News

Home Inspection - Thu, 04/30/2015 - 20:33

Plan would address inspection backlog, limit inspection duties
McKnight's Long Term Care News
California Gov. Jerry Brown (D) is reportedly seeking to realign nursing home inspection and oversight duties to address a chronic backlog of investigations into abuse and other violations, while limiting enforcement requirements for entities charged ...

How crucial are home inspections when buying in Utah County? - Daily Herald

Home Inspection - Thu, 04/30/2015 - 07:11

Daily Herald

How crucial are home inspections when buying in Utah County?
Daily Herald
This incident points to the importance of doing a home inspection when you buy a home, no matter how beautiful the workmanship. I even advise sellers to have it done when they put their home on the market because it's the No. 1 deal killer. A seller ...

4 ways technology is helping build better and safer homes - Construction Global

Home Inspection - Wed, 04/29/2015 - 07:25

Construction Global

4 ways technology is helping build better and safer homes
Construction Global
As the following article looks at, there are 3 ways technology makes home inspection more efficient, which is hugely beneficial to homeowners: 1. Home Inspection Software - Mobile home inspection software allows inspectors to check off inspection tasks ...

State, LA County set to overhaul nursing home oversight procedure - Los Angeles Times

Home Inspection - Wed, 04/29/2015 - 04:30

Los Angeles Times

State, LA County set to overhaul nursing home oversight procedure
Los Angeles Times
Los Angeles County and state officials are preparing to realign nursing home inspection and oversight duties as part of a drive to better manage a chronic backlog of investigations into complaints of abuse and neglect. But some patient advocates say ...

A Home Inspection is not a Vendetta - Cape Gazette

Home Inspection - Tue, 04/28/2015 - 09:07

Cape Gazette

A Home Inspection is not a Vendetta
Cape Gazette
A Home Inspection is to uncover Major Defects and Safety Issues. On an existing home, a home inspection is not a “Honey Do” list, directing a Seller to make their home like new. Price a Home right and it will sell. But even when a home is priced right ...

At Home Living: What every homeowner should know about termites - Topeka Capital Journal

Home Inspection - Fri, 04/24/2015 - 11:37

Topeka Capital Journal

At Home Living: What every homeowner should know about termites
Topeka Capital Journal
In Topeka, the average cost for a new home inspection is between $65-$105. Some companies back their inspections with a year's warranty so that if termites are found within one year of the inspection date, at least a partial treatment will be rendered.

Widow gets help with outdoor house repairs from police - KMBC Kansas City

Home Inspection - Wed, 04/22/2015 - 17:21

Widow gets help with outdoor house repairs from police
KMBC Kansas City
KCK police respond to concerned resident with full home inspection. Widow gets help with outdoor house repairs from police. UPDATED 7:31 PM CDT Apr 22, 2015. Next Video: You won't like what's lurking in these waters. 0. next video will play in: 2.

Existing Home Purchase -- How Low Is Too Low for an Offer? - Huffington Post

Home Inspection - Wed, 04/22/2015 - 14:51

Huffington Post

Existing Home Purchase -- How Low Is Too Low for an Offer?
Huffington Post
There are a great many people who would love to own a home still hesitating and staying on the sidelines. Some don't have the down payment, or they may have credit problems. However, credit is loosening up; down payment requirements are coming down ...

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Police Seek Additional Victims of Home Inspector Charged With Sexual Assault - Patch.com

Home Inspection - Wed, 04/22/2015 - 13:07

Patch.com

Police Seek Additional Victims of Home Inspector Charged With Sexual Assault
Patch.com
The suspect, 54 year-old Olaseni Cole, was charged with sexual battery stemming from an incident on April 14, 2015. Cole, an Arlington County housing inspector, had touched a female victim inappropriately during a home inspection in the 3900 block of ...
Arlington housing inspector allegedly sexually assaulted woman in homeWJLA
Arlington County housing inspector charged with sexual batteryWashington Post

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These Two Franchises Fill Gaps in the Home and Health Care Markets - Entrepreneur

Home Inspection - Mon, 04/20/2015 - 14:17

Entrepreneur

These Two Franchises Fill Gaps in the Home and Health Care Markets
Entrepreneur
I started A Buyer's Choice Home Inspections (ABCHI) to meet the huge demand for quality home inspections in Canada in the mid-2000s. We were able to turn it into the largest home inspection franchise in Canada after only two years of franchising. A ...

Change text size for the story - London Free Press

Home Inspection - Fri, 04/17/2015 - 14:03

London Free Press

Change text size for the story
London Free Press
When buying a home, having a home inspection performed by a qualified home inspector should take priority on your to do-list. No home, regardless of the age or price, is perfect, and the homeowner is often surprised and not happy to learn of defects ...

Top Sacramento Home Inspection Company SACINSPECT Unveils Special ... - Free Press Release Center (press release)

Home Inspection - Thu, 04/16/2015 - 07:00

Top Sacramento Home Inspection Company SACINSPECT Unveils Special ...
Free Press Release Center (press release)
SACINSPECT, INC., Sacramento county's leading home inspection expert, announced a new special offer good on the company's services. Under the terms of the new, limited-time offer, those who book a SACINSPECT inspection online will receive a ...

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New Bedford announces pre-rental home inspection program - SouthCoastToday.com

Home Inspection - Tue, 04/14/2015 - 23:16

New Bedford announces pre-rental home inspection program
SouthCoastToday.com
NEW BEDFORD — Local landlords will be able to get certified inspections of rental units before leasing them to tenants under a city program that was announced Tuesday and is intended to help clarify disputes in housing court. “All too often in our ...

New Bedford announces pre-rental home inspection program - SouthCoastToday.com

Home Inspection - Tue, 04/14/2015 - 23:16

New Bedford announces pre-rental home inspection program
SouthCoastToday.com
NEW BEDFORD — Local landlords will be able to get certified inspections of rental units before leasing them to tenants under a city program that was announced Tuesday and is intended to help clarify disputes in housing court. “All too often in our ...

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