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Inspecting The Home Inspection: What Buyers Should Know - Hartford Courant

Google Home Inspector News - Thu, 04/25/2013 - 16:52

Inspecting The Home Inspection: What Buyers Should Know
Hartford Courant
Before purchasing a home in Connecticut, potential buyers often turn to a state-licensed home inspector to examine the property for any structural and system problems that might cause headaches later. An inspection typically takes several hours and can ...

Negotiating the price after an accepted offer - Greenwich Citizen

Google Home Inspector News - Wed, 04/24/2013 - 15:18

Negotiating the price after an accepted offer
Greenwich Citizen
The buyer's offer is made contingent upon a home inspection and, most often, on financing approval. Even when it's a cash offer (no mortgage approval needed), a home inspector is typically hired by the buyer to render their professional opinion on the ...

Five Tips to Profitably Sell Your Home this Spring - Fox Business

Google Home Inspector News - Tue, 04/23/2013 - 20:40

Five Tips to Profitably Sell Your Home this Spring
Fox Business
"If you haven't maintained your home, you may want to hire your own home inspector before your home goes on the market so that you can make appropriate repairs before you try to sell it," she adds. Findlay says it usually costs less to fix things ...

Action 9: Homeowner out $1200 after not hiring professional home inspector - WSOC Charlotte

Google Home Inspector News - Mon, 04/22/2013 - 21:51

Action 9: Homeowner out $1200 after not hiring professional home inspector
WSOC Charlotte
The only way to protect yourself is to hire a professional home inspector to check behind the builder, something that Bynoe did not do. It costs a few hundred dollars, but the Better Business Buerau said it is money well spent. Bynoe said she wishes ...

Home inspectors provide valuable insurance - Chippewa Herald - Chippewa Herald

Google Home Inspector News - Sat, 04/20/2013 - 02:27

Wall Street Journal

Home inspectors provide valuable insurance - Chippewa Herald
Chippewa Herald
Next he hired a home inspector and spent four hours looking over the home with the professional. Missoula is fortunate to have such knowledgeable people to work with and the time was educational, informative and even fun until they looked up into the ...
Surviving a Home InspectionWall Street Journal
Inspection offers peace of mindLondon Free Press
Five ways sellers can prepare for a home inspectionLubbockOnline.com

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Home inspectors provide valuable insurance - Arizona Daily Star - Arizona Daily Star

Google Home Inspector News - Fri, 04/19/2013 - 22:27

Home inspectors provide valuable insurance - Arizona Daily Star
Arizona Daily Star
Hiring a qualified home inspector is an insurance policy that will be money well spent. Most people carry homeowner's insurance and they sleep at night knowing if a disaster hits, they should be covered. But before you buy a home, it is even more ...
Five ways sellers can prepare for a home inspectionLubbockOnline.com
Inspection offers peace of mindLondon Free Press

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Surviving a Home Inspection - Wall Street Journal

Google Home Inspector News - Fri, 04/19/2013 - 18:39

Wall Street Journal

Surviving a Home Inspection
Wall Street Journal
This can only mean one thing: The buyer's home inspector who visited has found them ailing. Although I have written about residential real estate for years—and have done everything in my power to keep our home well-maintained—nothing buckles my ...
Inspection offers peace of mindLondon Free Press
Five ways sellers can prepare for a home inspectionLubbockOnline.com

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Don't rely on home inspectors for A/C report if buying in winter - KPHO Phoenix

Google Home Inspector News - Fri, 04/19/2013 - 00:21

Don't rely on home inspectors for A/C report if buying in winter
KPHO Phoenix
A Mesa man is angry with both his home warranty company and the home inspector he hired before buying the home over a denied repair claim. If a problem shows up on the home inspection report for any home system and you later make a claim related to ...

Aluminum wiring connections tend to come loose - Chicago Daily Herald

Google Home Inspector News - Wed, 04/17/2013 - 20:20

Aluminum wiring connections tend to come loose
Chicago Daily Herald
According to my home inspector this is a fire hazard. But he says correcting the problem in the unit I'm buying doesn't eliminate the issue entirely because the adjoining condos also have aluminum wires, and a fire in one of those dwellings could ...

Ask the Experts: What Should Home Sellers Do to Prepare for a Home Inspection? - RisMedia.com (press release)

Google Home Inspector News - Tue, 04/16/2013 - 20:27

Ask the Experts: What Should Home Sellers Do to Prepare for a Home Inspection?
RisMedia.com (press release)
There's nothing worse than a group of contractors, home inspector, buyers and their REALTOR® wandering around a yard needlessly, searching for something you know the exact location of. Lastly, please don't leave your dirty laundry in the washing ...

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Small Business Spotlight: Cedar Hill Home Inspections - Patch.com

Google Home Inspector News - Mon, 04/15/2013 - 00:16

Small Business Spotlight: Cedar Hill Home Inspections
Patch.com
After completing a week long training program, I became an intern home inspector, and had to be supervised by a licensed home inspector for 100 inspections. After completing the 100 inspections, passing the home inspector and CT Business Law exams, ...

OREP Now Offering Home Inspector E&O Insurance with General Liability ... - PR.com (press release)

Google Home Inspector News - Sun, 04/14/2013 - 07:08

OREP Now Offering Home Inspector E&O Insurance with General Liability ...
PR.com (press release)
San Diego, CA, April 14, 2013 --(PR.com)-- OREP (Organization of Real Estate Professionals), a nationwide real estate insurance agency now in its 12th year, is proud to announce that its Home Inspector E&O Insurance Program now includes General ...

Home Inspector Earns Credits - Jamestown Post Journal

Google Home Inspector News - Sun, 04/14/2013 - 05:14

Jamestown Post Journal

Home Inspector Earns Credits
Jamestown Post Journal
Home Inspector Earns Credits. April 14, 2013. The Post-Journal. Save | Comments (1) | Post a comment |. Rick Haggmark, ASHI-certified inspector, with Rick's Southern Tier Inspection, LLC, serving Western New York and Pennsylvania, recently attended the ...

Buying a home in Canada - Ottawa Sun

Google Home Inspector News - Sat, 04/13/2013 - 05:47

Buying a home in Canada
Ottawa Sun
When you are buying a home, it's important to have the right team of professionals on your side including a home inspector to advise on the condition of the home, a lawyer to help protect your interests and a lender or mortgage broker who can arrange ...

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Ask the Inspector: Deck construction violations persist - Leader-Telegram

Google Home Inspector News - Sat, 04/13/2013 - 05:07

Ask the Inspector: Deck construction violations persist
Leader-Telegram
Older decks would have spacing of just less than 6 inches, but you need to follow current standards when remodeling. Duerkop is a licensed home inspector and serves as president and education director of the Wisconsin Association of Home Inspectors for ...

Can you trust your home inspector? - U-T San Diego

Google Home Inspector News - Fri, 04/12/2013 - 13:03

Can you trust your home inspector?
U-T San Diego
Linda Lee, president of the Greater San Diego Association of Realtors, is the author of this guest post. The U-T San Diego will periodically feature real estate advice columns from the association in this blog. You are ready to make one of the most ...

Home inspector doesn't want buyers at inspection - Chicago Daily Herald

Google Home Inspector News - Thu, 04/11/2013 - 22:03

Home inspector doesn't want buyers at inspection
Chicago Daily Herald
Home inspector doesn't want buyers at inspection. Article. text size: AAA. By Barry Stone. Q. We've just made an offer on a house, and our agent gave us a list of home inspectors. Two of the inspectors that we called sound knowledgeable, but they ...

To Protect Consumers, Pre-Purchase Home Inspections Should Be Regulated ... - Marketwire (press release)

Google Home Inspector News - Thu, 04/11/2013 - 19:05

To Protect Consumers, Pre-Purchase Home Inspections Should Be Regulated ...
Marketwire (press release)
Yet, nothing ensures consumers that the home inspector selected has the proper qualifications. No consistent training is required for this profession: anyone can claim to be a home inspector. Although most inspectors' associations require some ...

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Housing Juggernaut Seen Spurring New US Jobs - Businessweek

Google Home Inspector News - Thu, 04/11/2013 - 09:37

Housing Juggernaut Seen Spurring New US Jobs
Businessweek
Paul Laney landed a job two months ago as a home inspector in Woodstock, Georgia, as the city added staff to oversee a growing residential construction industry. “I am really ecstatic about it,” said Laney, 52, who closed his own contracting business ...

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Local Post: Gatineau promises to stop piping sewage into Ottawa River - National Post

Google Home Inspector News - Wed, 04/10/2013 - 21:55

National Post

Local Post: Gatineau promises to stop piping sewage into Ottawa River
National Post
The CBC story even offered up some helpful tips to anybody else contemplating a sight unseen home purchase, such as not asking the realtor to recommend a home inspector. And in Kamloops, a couple is tired of cars constantly crashing into their house.

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