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Killeen Home Buyer Expo Saturday - The Killeen Daily Herald

Home Inspection - Mon, 04/16/2018 - 12:05

Killeen Home Buyer Expo Saturday
The Killeen Daily Herald
Local business representatives in the fields of real estate, mortgage lending, insurance, home inspection, remodeling and more will participate. They will offer specific information about their services and products. April is recognized nationally as ...

13 Hidden Rooms You'll Wish You Found in Your Own Home - Reader's Digest

Home Inspection - Mon, 04/16/2018 - 08:14

Reader's Digest

13 Hidden Rooms You'll Wish You Found in Your Own Home
Reader's Digest
When Cristhian Perez, a home inspector in Tampa, Florida, thinks about the hidden room he discovered during one home inspection, he still gets goosebumps. The room was small and dark, tucked behind what only appeared to be an exterior wall of the attic ...

Local home inspector recognized - NUjournal

Home Inspection - Sun, 04/15/2018 - 22:26

Local home inspector recognized
NUjournal
SLEEPY EYE — Cornerstone Home Inspection Services announces that Phil Siefkes is now credentialed as a Certified Master Inspector (CMI)®, which is the inspection industry's top professional designation. The Master Inspector Certification Board has ...

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Seminar lays out home-buying steps - Worcester Telegram

Home Inspection - Sun, 04/15/2018 - 02:30

Worcester Telegram

Seminar lays out home-buying steps
Worcester Telegram
The next step is a home inspection. A home inspection will check all the physical criteria – from the roof to the plumbing. The home inspectors look for problems that the buyer should be aware of. Inspection issues can be a deal breaker or used to ...

Home inspections smart move before buying or selling residence to check for any problem areas - Charleston Post Courier

Home Inspection - Sat, 04/14/2018 - 14:41

Charleston Post Courier

Home inspections smart move before buying or selling residence to check for any problem areas
Charleston Post Courier
A home inspection may identify the need for major repairs or builder oversights, as well as the need for maintenance to keep it in good shape." A homeowner, meanwhile, can seek an inspection can ferret out problems in the making and suggest preventive ...

Outdoor Home Improvement — Getting your home ready for storm season - Daily Ardmoreite

Home Inspection - Sat, 04/14/2018 - 08:17

Daily Ardmoreite

Outdoor Home Improvement — Getting your home ready for storm season
Daily Ardmoreite
With the beginning of spring, Oklahoma now looks to the beginning of storm season, and we all know just how damaging those storms can be. Fortunately, a few proactive measures can help to minimize the damage nature's fury can inflict. Mike Smiley has ...

Barry Stone, Seller Refuses to Make Repairs - NewsOK.com

Home Inspection - Sat, 04/14/2018 - 03:08

NewsOK.com

Barry Stone, Seller Refuses to Make Repairs
NewsOK.com
DEAR BARRY: I just received the inspection report from my home inspector, but I'm wondering if it was worth it. He did a thorough job and found a long list of problems with the electrical wiring, the forced-air furnace and the roof. But when I asked ...
Focus on selling current home before looking for a new onePalm Beach Post

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Three home inspection mistakes people make - TheChronicleHerald.ca

Home Inspection - Fri, 04/13/2018 - 10:31

TheChronicleHerald.ca

Three home inspection mistakes people make
TheChronicleHerald.ca
Last week I started a list of five home inspection mistakes buyers continually make. I headed the list with hiring a highly qualified inspector and showering him/her with questions. My source was financial consulting company Bankrate. Now I'm going to ...

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Ask Angie's List: How to budget for emergency repairs - Fredericksburg.com

Home Inspection - Thu, 04/12/2018 - 11:29

Fredericksburg.com

Ask Angie's List: How to budget for emergency repairs
Fredericksburg.com
Even if you're not planning to sell your home, a home inspection can provide insight into what systems are most likely to fail soon—and it will typically cost only a few hundred dollars. An inspection can't offer guaranteed protection against hidden ...

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United States Home Inspectors Association (USHIA) Certifies Emerald Inspection Service - Digital Journal

Home Inspection - Thu, 04/12/2018 - 08:30

United States Home Inspectors Association (USHIA) Certifies Emerald Inspection Service
Digital Journal
LAND O'LAKES, FL - APRIL 12, 2018 - The United States Home Inspectors Association (USHIA) recently certified Emerald Inspection Service. Emerald Inspection Service is now among the few Land O'Lakes area home inspection professionals who have undergone ...
United States Home Inspectors Association (USHIA) Certifies ...satPRnews (press release)

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Real Estate Advice: How to find a good home inspector - Wicked Local

Home Inspection - Thu, 04/12/2018 - 07:09

Real Estate Advice: How to find a good home inspector
Wicked Local
A: The first thing you need to know is that you should always make an offer to purchase a home, either a condo or single-family home, contingent upon a “satisfactory home inspection.” A home is the biggest purchase you will make in your lifetime. A ...

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The cost of selling a home is on the rise - ConsumerAffairs

Home Inspection - Thu, 04/12/2018 - 06:43

ConsumerAffairs

The cost of selling a home is on the rise
ConsumerAffairs
Hiring a professional to perform basic seller prep projects like painting, staging, carpet cleaning, lawn care, and gardening costs an average of $5,000. Then, once a buyer has performed a home inspection, there could be other repairs or modifications ...

Is an All-Cash Offer on a House Always a Good Idea? The True Risks and Rewards - Realtor.com News

Home Inspection - Wed, 04/11/2018 - 12:52

Realtor.com News

Is an All-Cash Offer on a House Always a Good Idea? The True Risks and Rewards
Realtor.com News
Ah, the all-cash offer. If you're a home buyer with this ace up your sleeve, you probably have a swagger in your step as you tour homes, looking for the perfect property. Home sellers swoon over all-cash offers for one simple reason: It means there's ...

Why you should hire a good buyer's agent - Washington Blade - Washington Blade

Home Inspection - Tue, 04/10/2018 - 16:43

Washington Blade

Why you should hire a good buyer's agent - Washington Blade
Washington Blade
Here is a little secret, if you are hiring an agent just to help you find a home, to unlock doors, and schedule appointments, you are hiring the wrong one. A good buyer's agent does so much more than open lockboxes and point out which room is the ...

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HouseMaster Marks National Home Inspection Month With 5 Key ... - PR Newswire (press release)

Home Inspection - Tue, 04/10/2018 - 05:46

HouseMaster Marks National Home Inspection Month With 5 Key ...
PR Newswire (press release)
SOMERVILLE, N.J., April 10, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- HouseMaster, the first and one of the largest home inspection franchisors in North America, reminds first-time home buyers that a professional home inspection can not only provide a great education about ...

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Selling Your Home? Relax! 5 Things to Not Bother Fixing First - Realtor.com News

Home Inspection - Tue, 04/10/2018 - 03:32

Realtor.com News

Selling Your Home? Relax! 5 Things to Not Bother Fixing First
Realtor.com News
Selling your home? Then you've likely had that rude awakening where a real estate agent tours your home and breaks some tough news: Your house needs work before it goes on the market. For starters, you'll have to fix the boiler. And paint. And replace ...

Ten years of blogging - StarTribune.com - Minneapolis Star Tribune (blog)

Home Inspection - Tue, 04/10/2018 - 03:22

Ten years of blogging - StarTribune.com
Minneapolis Star Tribune (blog)
With this blog post, I have officially been blogging about home inspections for over ten years.

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10 Keys to Deciding Whether to Own a Home or Rent - KXLF.com ... - KXLF Butte News

Home Inspection - Tue, 04/10/2018 - 00:50

10 Keys to Deciding Whether to Own a Home or Rent - KXLF.com ...
KXLF Butte News
From Our Sponsors: The decision about whether to purchase a home is a big one, likely the largest financial investment of your life. It's important to get it right, both for your finances and yo...

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Do this before starting a home search - Greenfield Daily Reporter

Home Inspection - Mon, 04/09/2018 - 23:02

Greenfield Daily Reporter

Do this before starting a home search
Greenfield Daily Reporter
Home inspection. After an offer is accepted on a home, the next step is scheduling a home inspection, which looks for hidden problems. Finding a good home inspector can be the difference between moving into a home that's been repaired and secrets ...

Chesterfield County puts call out for foster families - WCNC.com

Home Inspection - Mon, 04/09/2018 - 17:46

WCNC.com

Chesterfield County puts call out for foster families
WCNC.com
Most children come into the foster care system with at least one sibling, so there is a specific need in Chesterfield County for families who can accommodate more than one child. “If we can keep siblings together, it's better for everyone,” Richardson ...

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