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How long does it take to buy a home? - Bankrate.com

Home Inspection - Wed, 01/03/2018 - 23:48

Bankrate.com

How long does it take to buy a home?
Bankrate.com
... of the process can take up to two weeks to complete, and generally must be wrapped up before the closing process can happen. If issues crop up at this stage, such as an appraisal value below the value in the purchase offer, or major problems found ...

8 Home Inspection Mistakes Buyers Should Avoid at All Costs ... - Realtor.com News

Home Inspection - Wed, 01/03/2018 - 16:05

Realtor.com News

8 Home Inspection Mistakes Buyers Should Avoid at All Costs ...
Realtor.com News
The home inspection is a crucial step for buying a home, and it shouldn't be overlooked or rushed. Avoid these common mistakes on the big day.

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Does your home have radon? Free test kits offered - Crow River Media

Home Inspection - Tue, 01/02/2018 - 17:33

Does your home have radon? Free test kits offered
Crow River Media
Radon tests can be incorporated into a home inspection. The law does not require radon testing or mitigation. Another law requires all new homes built since 2009 be built with passive radon resistant features. About 1 in 5 of these newer homes have ...

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Helpful tips to prepare your home for the cold - WZZM

Home Inspection - Tue, 01/02/2018 - 17:01

WZZM

Helpful tips to prepare your home for the cold
WZZM
GRAND RAPIDS, MICH. - "It's pretty common for people not to take steps to winterize their home," said Brian Marcy, a home inspector at Grand Home Inspection. With high-powered furnaces, the intake and exhaust pipes can get clogged by heavy snow and ice ...

As a seller, do I need to inform buyer of repaired water damage? - Chicago Tribune

Home Inspection - Tue, 01/02/2018 - 15:19

Chicago Tribune

As a seller, do I need to inform buyer of repaired water damage?
Chicago Tribune
And presumably the buyer also had a home inspection contingency, and the inspector did not find any damage. Transparency — in my opinion — is the best option. Q: When a condominium association needs to make a decision regarding a choice between a ...

Certified Home Inspection Class Series Begins Jan. 8 - WNC News

Home Inspection - Tue, 01/02/2018 - 15:06

Certified Home Inspection Class Series Begins Jan. 8
WNC News
With the arrival of a new year there is an opportunity to start a new career in home inspection at Western Nevada College. Certified Home Inspection courses will be offered on the Carson City campus starting on Monday, Jan. 8, helping prepare an ...

Top 20 home inspection photos from 2017 - Minneapolis Star Tribune

Home Inspection - Tue, 01/02/2018 - 05:39

Minneapolis Star Tribune

Top 20 home inspection photos from 2017
Minneapolis Star Tribune
This is our annual top 20 home inspection photos compilation. This is certainly the most wonderful time of the year, and these photos just get better and better. All of these images were featured on our facebook page over the last year. Enjoy! The new ...

Winter Home Maintenance Checklist: 6 Tasks to Cross Off Your List ... - Realtor.com News

Home Inspection - Tue, 01/02/2018 - 04:45

Realtor.com News

Winter Home Maintenance Checklist: 6 Tasks to Cross Off Your List ...
Realtor.com News
With our home maintenance checklist, we've done the heavy lifting for you—season by season—so you can avoid the pain and expense of costly home repairs.

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Carlisle, Curtis - The Daily Progress

Home Inspection - Sat, 12/30/2017 - 22:00

The Daily Progress

Carlisle, Curtis
The Daily Progress
Owner of Carlisle Electric, Hearthstone Homes, and Carlisle Home Inspection Services, Inc. Sincerest thanks to all of the family and friends who have been so supportive to our family and to Dr. Hall and Dr. Silvestre and their staff. In lieu of flowers ...

Residents forced to wait for help at Upstate nursing home, inspection reports show - Anderson Independent Mail

Home Inspection - Fri, 12/29/2017 - 09:11

Anderson Independent Mail

Residents forced to wait for help at Upstate nursing home, inspection reports show
Anderson Independent Mail
According to the latest data from Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services, an average of 6.6 deficiencies are found during inspections at nursing homes in South Carolina. Nationally, an average of 7.2 deficiencies are found during the typical nursing ...

6 common first-time homebuyer mistakes that could cost you big time - Atlanta Journal Constitution

Home Inspection - Fri, 12/29/2017 - 08:21

Atlanta Journal Constitution

6 common first-time homebuyer mistakes that could cost you big time
Atlanta Journal Constitution
However, there are still deals to be found and your dream home may very well still be out there waiting on you. When you find it, be sure to avoid these 6 common mistakes that first-time homebuyers often make: Not getting a professional inspection. The ...

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Top 10 Mistakes First-Time Home Buyers Make (And How You Can Avoid Them) - Zing! Blog by Quicken Loans (blog)

Home Inspection - Fri, 12/29/2017 - 07:00

Zing! Blog by Quicken Loans (blog)

Top 10 Mistakes First-Time Home Buyers Make (And How You Can Avoid Them)
Zing! Blog by Quicken Loans (blog)
During this process, the inspector will check the structure, roof, attic and basement – among other areas of the home – to ensure that you are all set to move in. “Spend the extra money to have a professional home inspection look at the house ...

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