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Real-Estate Matters: Home inspector hides behind fine print - The Columbus Dispatch

Sun, 09/23/2018 - 02:06

Real-Estate Matters: Home inspector hides behind fine print
The Columbus Dispatch
Of what value is the home inspection if the inspector hides behind his company's fine print and won't disclose to us something that was clearly obvious to the heating contractor? A: We have no idea why your home inspector failed to advise you of the ...

Lab-approved ways to disaster-proof your home - Atlanta Journal Constitution

Fri, 09/21/2018 - 21:01

Atlanta Journal Constitution

Lab-approved ways to disaster-proof your home
Atlanta Journal Constitution
Brave the next storm to ensure that water flows away from your foundation, and pay attention to gaps between downspouts and drainage pipes, says Steve Wadlington, president of WIN Home Inspection. Replace air filters … way more often! As dirt and dust ...

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Bulldog Commercial and Home Inspection Omaha Uses Comprehensive and Proprietary Documentation to Conduct ... - Digital Journal

Fri, 09/21/2018 - 18:00

Bulldog Commercial and Home Inspection Omaha Uses Comprehensive and Proprietary Documentation to Conduct ...
Digital Journal
Bulldog Commercial and Home Inspection Omaha use a comprehensive and propriety documentation process to conduct property inspections in the greater Omaha metro area. The company has been serving Omaha for more than two decades. Bulldog ...

A garage door must reverse for safety - Chicago Daily Herald

Fri, 09/21/2018 - 04:06

Chicago Daily Herald

A garage door must reverse for safety
Chicago Daily Herald
The scope and purpose of a home inspection is to report visible defects and to recommend further evaluation and repairs by appropriate experts. When inspectors venture into the realm of prognosis, advancing prescriptions for adjustments and repairs ...

Nemmadi Launches Free Home Inspection App dSnag! - Digital Journal

Thu, 09/20/2018 - 05:10

Nemmadi Launches Free Home Inspection App dSnag!
Digital Journal
Home Inspection App offers a way for Home Owners or Home Renters to inspect their homes on their own, just as the Professional Home Inspectors would. dSnag! is a technology marvel that takes the “guesswork” and “trust me” out of the equation and brings ...

Don't forget these 9 things when home shopping - Quad-Cities Online

Wed, 09/19/2018 - 11:52

Quad-Cities Online

Don't forget these 9 things when home shopping
Quad-Cities Online
4. Face it: You'll have to fix stuff. New homes rarely arrive in pristine condition. Be sure to allot some of your budget for repairs, big and small. A pre-purchase home inspection will offer insight into what projects might need to be done. Your agent ...

State Highway Administration erroneously mandates home inspections after flea infestation in Hanover offices - Baltimore Sun

Tue, 09/18/2018 - 16:20

Baltimore Sun

State Highway Administration erroneously mandates home inspections after flea infestation in Hanover offices
Baltimore Sun
“I acknowledge that this home inspection requirement may be inconvenient and upsetting for some of us, but please let's focus on trying to eliminate these fleas once and for all,” the supervisor wrote. SHA spokesman John Schofield verified the email ...

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5 Red Flags That Could Sink a Home Inspection - Realtor.com News

Tue, 09/18/2018 - 04:28

Realtor.com News

5 Red Flags That Could Sink a Home Inspection
Realtor.com News
But before you blindly forge ahead, you'll want to get a home inspection—and before that, you'll want to check the house yourself for any red flags that might make an inspector tell you this particular piece of real estate could be more trouble than ...

5 Red Flags That Could Sink a Home Inspection - CT Post

Tue, 09/18/2018 - 03:50

CT Post

5 Red Flags That Could Sink a Home Inspection
CT Post
But before you blindly forge ahead, you'll want to get a home inspection—and before that, you'll want to check the house yourself for any red flags that might make an inspector tell you this particular piece of real estate could be more trouble than ...

Mold Problem Grows In Sealed Up Houses - WWNY TV 7

Mon, 09/17/2018 - 14:28

WWNY TV 7

Mold Problem Grows In Sealed Up Houses
WWNY TV 7
“This house had a home inspection in it, 2 weeks prior and they saw no mold,” he said. Scott Ruttan inspects homes and he also says he has gotten more calls than usual for mold this summer. He says it usually starts in the basement. "A lot of the ...

Should sellers plan to get a pre-listing home inspection? - The Advocate

Mon, 09/17/2018 - 13:06

The Advocate

Should sellers plan to get a pre-listing home inspection?
The Advocate
In today's competitive real estate market, it's more crucial than ever for sellers to do their homework before putting their home on the market. You not only need to know the value of your home and price it properly, but you also want to do what you ...

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Should sellers plan to get a pre-listing home inspection? - CT Post

Mon, 09/17/2018 - 13:06

CT Post

Should sellers plan to get a pre-listing home inspection?
CT Post
In today's competitive real estate market, it's more crucial than ever for sellers to do their homework before putting their home on the market. You not only need to know the value of your home and price it properly, but you also want to do what you ...

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Should sellers plan to get a pre-listing home inspection? - Fairfield ... - Fairfield Citizen

Mon, 09/17/2018 - 13:06

Fairfield Citizen

Should sellers plan to get a pre-listing home inspection? - Fairfield ...
Fairfield Citizen
In today's competitive real estate market, it's more crucial than ever for sellers to do their homework before putting their home on the market. You not only need to ...
Should sellers plan to get a pre-listing home inspection?The Advocate

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Home inspectors have a duty to point out a problem, even if it's not in their areas of expertise - Chicago Tribune

Mon, 09/17/2018 - 10:16

Chicago Tribune

Home inspectors have a duty to point out a problem, even if it's not in their areas of expertise
Chicago Tribune
Q: We hired a home inspector when we were buying a home. We received the report, reviewed it and later closed. The report indicated some minor issues but nothing major. About a week after our closing we called an air conditioning company to evaluate ...

How to Buy a House in 12 Simple Steps - TheStreet - TheStreet.com

Mon, 09/17/2018 - 09:12

TheStreet.com

How to Buy a House in 12 Simple Steps - TheStreet
TheStreet.com
Learning how to buy a home is a big deal, especially when you consider that buying a home is likely the biggest personal financial move you've made so far in ...

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Here's a sure red flag the home contractor you're considering is untrustworthy - Washington Post

Mon, 09/17/2018 - 05:01

Washington Post

Here's a sure red flag the home contractor you're considering is untrustworthy
Washington Post
A few years ago, I had a home I was getting ready to sell. During the home inspection, the inspector said the circuit breaker panel was out of date. It was an old 100-amp panel, and he recommended installing a 150-amp panel. The buyer then demanded ...

All Things Real Estate: Contingency clause allows seller to back out of contract - Fairfield Daily Republic

Sat, 09/15/2018 - 05:17

All Things Real Estate: Contingency clause allows seller to back out of contract
Fairfield Daily Republic
Q: I am hoping you can answer my question. The sellers of the home we planned to buy have now changed their mind, as of last evening. The sellers accepted our offer, and after a home inspection, we approved all of the disclosure documents. We have just ...

Heating ducts hiding asbestos? - NewsOK.com

Sat, 09/15/2018 - 03:00

Heating ducts hiding asbestos?
NewsOK.com
DEAR PHIL: Most home inspectors do not check for asbestos-containing materials because environmental hazards are excluded from the standards of practice for the home inspection industry. In fact, most home inspection reports and contracts specifically ...

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