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What Your Home Inspector Wishes You Knew - Lansing State Journal

Home Inspection - Thu, 05/17/2018 - 12:54

Lansing State Journal

What Your Home Inspector Wishes You Knew
Lansing State Journal
At first glance, the home inspection can seem a little daunting, especially for first-time buyers and sellers who don't have much experience with the process. But, like anything, if you know what to expect, it can make this critical step seem much less ...

Hidden Camera Investigation: Home Inspectors - 6abc.com

Home Inspection - Thu, 05/17/2018 - 05:55

6abc.com

Hidden Camera Investigation: Home Inspectors
6abc.com
Potential home buyers entrust home inspectors to look for flaws to help avoid buying a money pit. But, as our hidden camera investigation found, not all are as reliable as you think. Like many prospective buyers, Chaney Widmer counted on a home ...

Beacon's Best 2017: House and Home - Akron Beacon Journal

Home Inspection - Tue, 05/15/2018 - 13:34

Akron Beacon Journal

Beacon's Best 2017: House and Home
Akron Beacon Journal
The annual 'Beacon's Best' is a showcase of all the top-quality restaurants, services, businesses, and more that Northeast Ohio has to offer. Determined by your votes and nominations, the best of the best are awarded for their time, dedication, and ...

Inspecting While Black: Watch Man Tell Racist Story Of Memphis Neighbor Who Called Cops - News One

Home Inspection - Tue, 05/15/2018 - 11:57

News One

Inspecting While Black: Watch Man Tell Racist Story Of Memphis Neighbor Who Called Cops
News One
Michael Hayes was interrupted during a home inspection by a neighbor who pulled a racist move and summoned authorities on May 5. The incident comes as Black people are taking to social media to expose racial profiling incidents. Hayes, an entrepreneur ...

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Nationstar (aka Mr. Cooper) to pay $1.5 million for illegal inspection fees - HousingWire

Home Inspection - Tue, 05/15/2018 - 10:21

HousingWire

Nationstar (aka Mr. Cooper) to pay $1.5 million for illegal inspection fees
HousingWire
According to the office of Maryland Attorney General Brian Frosh, Nationstar allegedly passed certain home inspection costs on to homeowners despite it being illegal to do so in the state. Per details provided by Frosh's office, Nationstar, acting as a ...

Home Inspection Software Market – Global Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends and Forecast 2018 – 2022 - Digital Journal

Home Inspection - Sun, 05/13/2018 - 20:50

Home Inspection Software Market – Global Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends and Forecast 2018 – 2022
Digital Journal
Global Home Inspection Software Industry. Latest Report on Home Inspection Software Market Global Analysis & 2022 Forecast Research Study. This report studies the global Home Inspection Software market, analyzes and researches the Home Inspection ...

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5 home inspection mistakes buyers and sellers make | The Seattle ... - The Seattle Times

Home Inspection - Sat, 05/12/2018 - 08:10

The Seattle Times

5 home inspection mistakes buyers and sellers make | The Seattle ...
The Seattle Times
Home inspectors not only identify problems with houses, they can give buyers information that will help them with the upkeep. Here are five inspection mistakes ...
Crucial things to know before you hire a home inspector | KOMOKOMO News

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What to look for in a home inspection: recognizing the deal breakers - The Mortgage Reports (blog)

Home Inspection - Sat, 05/12/2018 - 04:36

The Mortgage Reports (blog)

What to look for in a home inspection: recognizing the deal breakers
The Mortgage Reports (blog)
How do you know what to look for in a home inspection report? Unless you work in construction, you may well not understand the jargon used in your report. Of course, you can research the terminology online. However, even then you may not be able to ...

EMFs on property, buyer's responsibility for unauthorized pier, and first-time buyer's need-to-know info - Virginian-Pilot

Home Inspection - Sat, 05/12/2018 - 04:04

EMFs on property, buyer's responsibility for unauthorized pier, and first-time buyer's need-to-know info
Virginian-Pilot
Q. During a home inspection, is it OK to walk around the property I am buying with my electromagnetic field meter in an effort to get a reading of the volume of frequency waves? A. Absolutely. But, more importantly, what is an electromagnetic field ...

Home Sellers Say 'Jump,' Buyers Ask 'How High?' - NerdWallet - NerdWallet (blog)

Home Inspection - Fri, 05/11/2018 - 09:00

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Home Sellers Say 'Jump,' Buyers Ask 'How High?' - NerdWallet
NerdWallet (blog)
In this seller's market, home buyers must jump through hoops to stand out from the crowd. Surveillance cameras in an open house and personalized offer letters ...
Home Sellers Say 'Jump,' Buyers Ask 'How High?' - Nasdaq.comNasdaq

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Should home inspectors disclose pest infestation? - Chicago Daily Herald

Home Inspection - Fri, 05/11/2018 - 04:28

Should home inspectors disclose pest infestation?
Chicago Daily Herald
If fungus or dry rot problems are observed during a home inspection, it is permissible to say "apparent moisture damage," followed by the same recommendation. If your home inspector used that kind of verbiage, then the seller acted improperly when ...

Ask the Realtor: Why the highest offer isn't always the best one - Boston.com

Home Inspection - Thu, 05/10/2018 - 14:01

Boston.com

Ask the Realtor: Why the highest offer isn't always the best one
Boston.com
This is something to discuss with your agent, but it's often in your best interest to take the lower offer without the home inspection contingency. If the inspection is waived, there will be no further negotiation prior to signing the purchase and sale ...

Real Estate Advice: Do your homework when searching for a home - Wicked Local

Home Inspection - Thu, 05/10/2018 - 07:17

Real Estate Advice: Do your homework when searching for a home
Wicked Local
Make sure you have “escape” clauses – contingencies that allow you to get your money back in case of financing difficulties, problems the home inspection may uncover, and other appropriate escape hatches. Make sure deadlines for each step are realistic.

Pasadena considers abandoning city-run inspections for homes on the market - The Pasadena Star-News

Home Inspection - Tue, 05/08/2018 - 14:48

The Pasadena Star-News

Pasadena considers abandoning city-run inspections for homes on the market
The Pasadena Star-News
Dozens of people — most of them Realtors — flooded Pasadena's City Council chambers Monday to convince the Council that a city-run home inspection program is overly burdensome – and may be unconstitutional. Despite their numbers and the pervasive ...

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What Is a Home Maintenance Inspection? | realtor.com® - Realtor.com News

Home Inspection - Tue, 05/08/2018 - 03:31

Realtor.com News

What Is a Home Maintenance Inspection? | realtor.com®
Realtor.com News
Worried your roof is on the fritz or your foundation is a little worse for wear? A home maintenance inspection can clarify those concerns.

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Ambridge could require fire and safety inspections - The Times

Home Inspection - Mon, 05/07/2018 - 13:11

The Times

Ambridge could require fire and safety inspections
The Times
AMBRIDGE — Those looking to sell a home in the borough could have one extra step to go through. Council will vote Tuesday on a proposal that requires a fire and safety inspection before a home can be sold, borough Manager Joe Kauer said. “When someone ...

Free Webinars Reveal How to Become a Home Inspector - PR Newswire (press release)

Home Inspection - Mon, 05/07/2018 - 05:51

Free Webinars Reveal How to Become a Home Inspector
PR Newswire (press release)
BROOKFIELD, Wis., May 7, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Details about what it takes to become a home inspector and how to get home inspection training are revealed during the free webinars hosted by American Home Inspectors Training by OnCourse Learning.

Family 'horrified' to learn dream home contaminated by meth - WAFB.com

Home Inspection - Mon, 05/07/2018 - 02:31

Family 'horrified' to learn dream home contaminated by meth
WAFB.com
I can't believe this is such a serious issue, and it's not covered in the home inspection,” Amanda Gates said. The home had been auctioned off after a foreclosure, and state officials say they're hearing about more contaminated homes, especially with ...

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Maple Valley family "horrified" to learn dream home is contaminated with meth - KIRO Seattle

Home Inspection - Sat, 05/05/2018 - 11:33

KIRO Seattle

Maple Valley family "horrified" to learn dream home is contaminated with meth
KIRO Seattle
Meth can be cause health problems for adults and can cause developmental issues for children. The results from the home came back positive for meth, with some of the highest traces coming from the 5-year-old child's bedroom upstairs. His toys and ...

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