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N.L.'s unregulated home inspection sector 'like the wild west' | Local ... - The Western Star

Wed, 07/04/2018 - 02:05

The Western Star

N.L.'s unregulated home inspection sector 'like the wild west' | Local ...
The Western Star
Are you looking for a job? You could be a home inspector – all you need is a business card. “Nine out of 10 people that I talk to have no idea. I tell them anybody ...
NL's unregulated home inspection sector 'like the wild west'The Compass

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Santa Monica Real Estate Agents Explain 5 Reasons To Get A Home Inspection Before Buying - Digital Journal

Tue, 07/03/2018 - 00:10

Santa Monica Real Estate Agents Explain 5 Reasons To Get A Home Inspection Before Buying
Digital Journal
Once your offer on a home for sale is accepted and you enter into escrow, you may be thinking to save some money and skip the home inspection. But that could be the biggest mistake of your life! A local Santa Monica real estate agent outlines 5 reasons ...

Water heater vent is easy, inexpensive install - Las Vegas Review-Journal

Sat, 06/30/2018 - 08:43

Las Vegas Review-Journal

Water heater vent is easy, inexpensive install
Las Vegas Review-Journal
Q: During a home inspection, the inspector discovered that my water heater needed a new vent connected to the ceiling. He said it is an easy and inexpensive repair. Just how easy and inexpensive is it? A: The repair will cost you under $20, and you can ...

Barry Stone: Home inspector wrong about safety glass - NewsOK.com

Sat, 06/30/2018 - 03:00

Barry Stone: Home inspector wrong about safety glass
NewsOK.com
DEAR BARRY: Our home is about 50 years old. When we bought it, our home inspector said the sliding glass door did not have safety glass, and he advised us to replace it. Last week, we hired a window washer, and he showed us the safety glass label at ...

What to expect in a home inspection - Lakeside on Lanier

Fri, 06/29/2018 - 10:43

What to expect in a home inspection
Lakeside on Lanier
Once you go under contract, your buyer is going to order a home inspection. These inspectors spend hours checking out every system in your home, the attic, the roof, crawl space, often the septic system, and sometimes even the dock. Even though you ...

Home Inspection Icon, John A. LaRocca, Retires from LaRocca Inspection Associates After 50 Years in the Real Estate ... - Markets Insider

Thu, 06/28/2018 - 07:28

Home Inspection Icon, John A. LaRocca, Retires from LaRocca Inspection Associates After 50 Years in the Real Estate ...
Markets Insider
LOS ANGELES, June 28, 2018 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- Real estate inspection small business, LaRocca Inspection Associates, announces that John A. LaRocca has retired as President. John had been focusing on educational and outreach program events ...

How To Make Sure Your Home Inspector Can Pass The Test - CBS Chicago

Tue, 06/26/2018 - 10:45

CBS Chicago

How To Make Sure Your Home Inspector Can Pass The Test
CBS Chicago
CHICAGO (CBS) — Buying a home is probably the biggest purchase you'll ever make. Before you sign on the dotted line, get a home inspection. However, as one consumer group found when they put inspectors to the test, many missed pretty big problems.

The Good, the Bad and the Ugly About Home Inspectors - NBC 5 Dallas-Fort Worth

Tue, 06/26/2018 - 03:49

NBC 5 Dallas-Fort Worth

The Good, the Bad and the Ugly About Home Inspectors
NBC 5 Dallas-Fort Worth
While many home inspection companies say they're not responsible for inspecting chimneys, Checkbook says it was still surprising that four failed to spot the damper was missing. What about cost? Checkbook says it found big price differences among ...

Home inspection associations wrangle in court over online barbs - BusinessDen

Mon, 06/25/2018 - 05:03

BusinessDen

Home inspection associations wrangle in court over online barbs
BusinessDen
Home inspection associations wrangle in court over online barbs. Thomas Gounley June 25, 2018 1. A screenshot of an e-book that Nick Gromicko promotes on his website. The head of a Boulder-based association said a rival's licensing exam doesn't pass ...

Free home safety inspections find plenty of fire risks. Is your family safe? - News & Observer

Sun, 06/24/2018 - 06:21

News & Observer

Free home safety inspections find plenty of fire risks. Is your family safe?
News & Observer
The Morrisville Fire & Rescue Department was providing a free home inspection to assess fire preparedness. A trio of firefighters spent an hour at Gorena's house and found plenty of safety issues. The complimentary service is available year-round in ...

Take care of it: Condition counts - Santa Fe New Mexican

Sat, 06/23/2018 - 18:08

Take care of it: Condition counts
Santa Fe New Mexican
One of the least predictable elements of a real estate transaction is the home inspection contingency. Many sales fall through because of what is discovered during a home inspection or terminate due to an inability of the buyer and seller to resolve ...

What to Expect at Your Home Inspection - Lansing State Journal

Fri, 06/22/2018 - 12:45

Lansing State Journal

What to Expect at Your Home Inspection
Lansing State Journal
When you're buying that dream home with the beautiful open floor plan and updated kitchen, you're also buying any potential problems lurking in the basement or behind the walls. A home inspection is a standard — and important — part of the home ...

Buyer questions accuracy of home inspection - Chicago Daily Herald

Fri, 06/22/2018 - 04:01

Buyer questions accuracy of home inspection
Chicago Daily Herald
Q. My home is now in escrow, and I'm having trouble with the home inspector's evaluation of the air conditioner. The A/C has always worked well, but the inspector says it needs repair by a contractor. When I asked him why, he said the refrigerant pipe ...

Lead poisoning home inspectors aren't getting paid and some fear children are at risk - WHYY

Thu, 06/21/2018 - 09:10

WHYY

Lead poisoning home inspectors aren't getting paid and some fear children are at risk
WHYY
Under the old system, lead inspectors would bill the state $350 for each home inspection. That money would go back into local health department budgets to pay for things like radioactive elements in lead testing devices and other supplies, such as lead ...

Mom launches inspection business after husband dies of cancer - SILive.com

Thu, 06/21/2018 - 03:18

SILive.com

Mom launches inspection business after husband dies of cancer
SILive.com
"I spent two weeks training at corporate headquarters and I took a home inspection course at Baruch College in order to qualify for state licensing in New York," Gathers said. "Pillar To Post is very family-oriented. Although my husband is no longer ...

Wells Fargo employees help a disabled vet prepare for home inspe ... - NBC Right Now

Tue, 06/19/2018 - 17:59

NBC Right Now

Wells Fargo employees help a disabled vet prepare for home inspe ...
NBC Right Now
Everyone needs a little help sometimes, and Wells Fargo understands that - that's why on Tuesday they helped out a veteran in need.
Wells Fargo employees help a disabled vet prepare for home ...FOX 11 and FOX 41 (press release) (blog)

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Ask Eli: How to Spot a Bad Flip - ARL now

Tue, 06/19/2018 - 08:55

ARL now

Ask Eli: How to Spot a Bad Flip
ARL now
In fact, I think a home inspection is most valuable when buying a flipped property because you're paying a premium for it being/appearing new. However, inspections take place after entering into a purchase agreement and cost money, so I'll highlight ...

What Is A Home Inspection And How Do I Hire An Inspector? - Forbes

Mon, 06/18/2018 - 19:24

Forbes

What Is A Home Inspection And How Do I Hire An Inspector?
Forbes
A home inspection is simply an assessment of the home. This inspection is conducted by a qualified and trained home inspector. Seventy-two percent of Americans believed that their home inspection before the purchase of their home helped them avoid ...

Before you waive a home inspection, look for these red flags - Allentown Morning Call

Mon, 06/18/2018 - 09:14

Allentown Morning Call

Before you waive a home inspection, look for these red flags
Allentown Morning Call
Are you house hunting? With inventory down by almost a third from last May, according to the latest data from the Greater Lehigh Valley Realtors' Group, some buyers are going as far as to let go of the most basic contingency for a sale: the home ...

Inspecting your home inspector - Washington Post

Mon, 06/18/2018 - 03:38

Washington Post

Inspecting your home inspector
Washington Post
It's a reasonable strategy if you know there's lots of competition — and especially if you expect competing buyers to also waive home inspection contingencies. But waiving the contingency doesn't mean you can't get an inspection; you just have to get ...

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