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Application process begins for housing grant - Galesburg Register-Mail

Home Inspection - Tue, 07/18/2017 - 17:59

Application process begins for housing grant
Galesburg Register-Mail
A home inspection will be performed first to determine if the contractors can perform the most pressing work within the $38,000 allotted for each home. “It's a two-year program, so there could be people who are on the list for a while, but I will let ...

Man seen measuring home was legitimate inspector, police say - Belleville News-Democrat

Home Inspection - Tue, 07/18/2017 - 08:14

Belleville News-Democrat

Man seen measuring home was legitimate inspector, police say
Belleville News-Democrat
O'Fallon Police Sgt. Eric Andrew on Tuesday said police were able to determine the man was a home inspector hired by an insurance company. The homeowner was not aware that the insurance company had ordered the home inspection, Andrew said.

Make sure you understand terms of service before paying a home inspector - Washington Post

Home Inspection - Mon, 07/17/2017 - 04:38

Washington Post

Make sure you understand terms of service before paying a home inspector
Washington Post
Good home inspectors are a great start to help a buyer evaluate the condition of a home, but a home inspection is not a guarantee that a home is free of problems. At issue is whether the home inspector has done a good job at evaluating those aspects of ...

Top home inspection deal breakers - Lansing State Journal

Home Inspection - Sun, 07/16/2017 - 16:25

Lansing State Journal

Top home inspection deal breakers
Lansing State Journal
A home inspection can be stressful for both parties. Almost every inspection comes back with at least some sort of repair and, most often, those problems are minor and easy enough to negotiate. However, there are some deal breakers that can cause ...

What are the benefits of a home inspection? - eParisExtra.com (blog)

Home Inspection - Fri, 07/14/2017 - 05:37

eParisExtra.com (blog)

What are the benefits of a home inspection?
eParisExtra.com (blog)
For the buyer, a professional home inspection is an assessment of potential fire hazards, home safety and health risks to you and your family. A professional home inspection will provide you with priceless information about your new home and an ...

Inspectors Missed Condo Defects, Suit Says « CBS Chicago - CBS Chicago

Home Inspection - Thu, 07/13/2017 - 20:41

CBS Chicago

Inspectors Missed Condo Defects, Suit Says « CBS Chicago
CBS Chicago
With Chicago in the midst of a residential construction boom, this is a cautionary tale for anyone in the market to buy. CBS 2's Pam Zekman reports.

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Drugs found, two arrested during inspection at Ventura home - Ventura County Star

Home Inspection - Thu, 07/13/2017 - 15:03

Ventura County Star

Drugs found, two arrested during inspection at Ventura home
Ventura County Star
Police said they found drugs and arrested two people while assisting code enforcement officers in an inspection warrant on a Ventura home previously connected to narcotics activity. The home in the 100 block of James Drive has been the subject of ...

Want to Get the Most Money for Your Home? Don't Do These 9 Things - Realtor.com News

Home Inspection - Thu, 07/13/2017 - 03:46

Realtor.com News

Want to Get the Most Money for Your Home? Don't Do These 9 Things
Realtor.com News
Most home buyers will require a home inspection contingency. But that doesn't mean you should wait for the home inspector to tell you what to fix. If your home has noticeable flaws, go ahead and ask your agent whether you should address them before ...

Dear Monty: 4 simple tips to improve home inspection outcomes - Columbus CEO

Home Inspection - Wed, 07/12/2017 - 13:40

Columbus CEO

Dear Monty: 4 simple tips to improve home inspection outcomes
Columbus CEO
Monty�s Answer: There are some ways to improve a home inspection. An interesting aspect of a home inspection is the number of people involved � the buyer, the seller, two real estate agents, and the home inspector. The five people who could (or should) ...

Ruling rolls in welcome mat - hngnews.com

Home Inspection - Wed, 07/12/2017 - 12:55

Ruling rolls in welcome mat
hngnews.com
In a postcard asking property owners to schedule a home inspection appointment, city assessor Paul Musser says, "An interior inspection of all homes is being done to ensure accuracy of data and consistency in valuation between property owners.".

Certified home inspection done right! - Contractor Mag

Home Inspection - Wed, 07/12/2017 - 12:31

Contractor Mag

Certified home inspection done right!
Contractor Mag
The independent certified home inspection industry was born. Instead of coordinating a horde of trade specialists, realtors and prospective homeowners could bring in just one person — the Certified Home Inspector! As a Master Plumber and HVAC ...

The Importance Of Home Inspection - RealtyBizNews

Home Inspection - Wed, 07/12/2017 - 08:28

RealtyBizNews

The Importance Of Home Inspection
RealtyBizNews
A home inspection is a comprehensive examination of the state the house is in. It should be performed before the purchase in order to avoid a costly mistake of buying a property that's in need of major repairs. Don't ring the bells just yet thinking ...

Tips to improve home inspection outcomes - Green Bay Press Gazette - Green Bay Press Gazette

Home Inspection - Wed, 07/12/2017 - 07:03

Green Bay Press Gazette

Tips to improve home inspection outcomes - Green Bay Press Gazette
Green Bay Press Gazette
Reader question: We just lost a buyer over two inconsequential discoveries by the home inspector. Our agent told us the buyer was edgy and was afraid they ...

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Flexibility Key for Home Inspections - RisMedia.com (press release)

Home Inspection - Tue, 07/11/2017 - 13:01

RisMedia.com (press release)

Flexibility Key for Home Inspections
RisMedia.com (press release)
Kevin Patterson of the Patterson Group in Colorado Springs, Colo., is no stranger to the inner workings of successful real estate transactions. He's been in the industry for 20-plus years, and when it comes to a winning home inspection company ...

Dear Monty: 4 simple tips to improve home inspection outcomes - Gainesville Sun

Home Inspection - Tue, 07/11/2017 - 07:25

Gainesville Sun

Dear Monty: 4 simple tips to improve home inspection outcomes
Gainesville Sun
Monty's Answer: There are some ways to improve a home inspection. An interesting aspect of a home inspection is the number of people involved — the buyer, the seller, two real estate agents, and the home inspector. The five people who could (or should ...

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When boomerang kids move home, boomers' stress follows - The Union Leader

Home Inspection - Mon, 07/10/2017 - 23:02

The Union Leader

When boomerang kids move home, boomers' stress follows
The Union Leader
The parents flew in for the home inspection and wrote the check.” Ultimately, boomer parent-buyers might move into the properties they buy for their kids. “When they're ready,” she said, “the plan is they'll sell their big suburban home when the adult ...

Haisler: Home inspection essential to buying real estate - Northwest Herald

Home Inspection - Mon, 07/10/2017 - 12:29

Haisler: Home inspection essential to buying real estate
Northwest Herald
The main purpose of a home inspection is to ensure the systems of the property are properly functioning. If they aren't working properly, the buyer and seller should discuss how to remedy these concerns. In some situations the seller may agree to pay ...

Dear Monty: Four simple tips to improve home inspection outcomes - Antigo Times News (registration) (blog)

Home Inspection - Mon, 07/10/2017 - 08:33

Dear Monty: Four simple tips to improve home inspection outcomes
Antigo Times News (registration) (blog)
An interesting aspect of a home inspection is the number of people involved – the buyer, the seller, two real estate agents, and the home inspector. The five people who could (or should) attend the inspection have different levels of understanding and ...

Overland Park begins rental home inspection program - KMBZ

Home Inspection - Mon, 07/10/2017 - 05:58

KMBZ

Overland Park begins rental home inspection program
KMBZ
The program is a two-phase, two-year process that is part of the city's code compliance program. Property owners must obtain and maintain valid rental licenses and pass exterior inspections of all rental properties. The licensing requirement was ...

How much house can you really afford? - Buffalo News

Home Inspection - Sat, 07/08/2017 - 21:04

Buffalo News

How much house can you really afford?
Buffalo News
A home inspection will help determine when you might need a new roof, furnace, water heater, etc. “It's smart to have a house emergency fund for large purchases or unexpected expenses,” says DeGlopper. “That way, you won't be caught off guard.”.

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