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Home inspections worth the effort - Chicago Tribune (blog)

Google Home Inspector News - Fri, 06/07/2013 - 16:45

Home inspections worth the effort
Chicago Tribune (blog)
Generally, a home inspector cannot disclose information found during a home inspection without the buyer's approval. However, if the inspector finds something dangerous, he is required to disclose that finding to the seller and the potential purchaser, ...

Seller annoyed over buyer's repair list - Chicago Daily Herald

Google Home Inspector News - Fri, 06/07/2013 - 10:52

Seller annoyed over buyer's repair list
Chicago Daily Herald
Q. The people who are buying our house hired a home inspector and then hit us with a long list of repair demands. They want replacement of the worn baseboards, the bathtub drain stopper, loose bathroom tiles and damaged windowsills. They want the ...

Ask the Home Inspector: Antiquated electrical systems must be replaced - Wausau Daily Herald

Google Home Inspector News - Fri, 06/07/2013 - 09:44

Ask the Home Inspector: Antiquated electrical systems must be replaced
Wausau Daily Herald
In the last two weeks, a few things have come up in my inspections involving areas I have talked about before when you have visible knob-and-tube wiring in any area of your home: whether it be the attic, garage or basement, it should be removed.

Home inspections worth the effort - Chicago Tribune (blog)

Google Home Inspector News - Fri, 06/07/2013 - 07:07

Chicago Tribune (blog)

Home inspections worth the effort
Chicago Tribune (blog)
Generally, a home inspector cannot disclose information found during a home inspection without the buyer's approval. However, if the inspector finds something dangerous, he is required to disclose that finding to the seller and the potential purchaser, ...

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Traverse City Home Inspector Timothy Evans Reports Radon a Concern When ... - PR Web (press release)

Google Home Inspector News - Thu, 06/06/2013 - 07:20

Traverse City Home Inspector Timothy Evans Reports Radon a Concern When ...
PR Web (press release)
Timothy Evans, owner of Traverse City Home Inspections LLC (http://www.traversecityhomeinspections.com), a home inspection company serving Traverse City and Northwest Michigan, reports that radon gas testing is now required by some insurance and ...

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Manitoba family's dream of disabled daycare shattered despite four home ... - Yahoo! News Canada (blog)

Google Home Inspector News - Tue, 06/04/2013 - 21:25

Yahoo! News Canada (blog)

Manitoba family's dream of disabled daycare shattered despite four home ...
Yahoo! News Canada (blog)
“When we first drove up, my first impression was, this is it. We're home,” Teresa Campbell told CBC News. "The house passed everything. We got our licenses from both agencies that we work with. The home inspector said mild to moderate upkeep." ...
Foster parents' home sits empty after inspection nightmareCBC.ca

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Verena Robinson Brings Diversity and Experience to Carlsbad, CA Real Estate ... - SBWire (press release)

LA Home Inspector - Tue, 06/04/2013 - 20:11

Verena Robinson Brings Diversity and Experience to Carlsbad, CA Real Estate ...
SBWire (press release)
San Diego, CA -- (SBWIRE) -- 06/04/2013 -- After more than eight years of serving the real estate markets in Los Angeles, San Diego, and Mammoth Lakes, Verena Robinson brings her experience and expertise to Carlsbad, providing clients with a full suite ...

Midday Fix: Home inspection tips for buyers and sellers - WGNtv.com

Google Home Inspector News - Fri, 05/31/2013 - 16:15

Midday Fix: Home inspection tips for buyers and sellers
WGNtv.com
Your home inspector should be looking at all the aspects of your home, from the condition and age of the roof, to drainage systems, the foundation, walls, insulation, grading, electrical systems, plumbing, condition of windows and doors, appliances ...

Buyer regrets not having home inspection - Chicago Daily Herald

Google Home Inspector News - Fri, 05/31/2013 - 08:41

Buyer regrets not having home inspection
Chicago Daily Herald
A. Most homebuyers are aware of the importance of hiring a home inspector before they buy a home. And most real estate agents advise their clients accordingly. If you bought your home without having it inspected, then one of two errors took place ...

How To Test Your Home For Radon & How To Get Rid Of It - WFMY News 2

Google Home Inspector News - Thu, 05/30/2013 - 19:39

How To Test Your Home For Radon & How To Get Rid Of It
WFMY News 2
Home Inspector Scott Dampier shows you the one in his home. The radon reading in his house was a 10! A system costs anywhere from $800 - $2500. His advice, the company that does the radon test should not be the company that puts in your system.

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The Radon Danger In Our State & In Your Home - WFMY News 2

Google Home Inspector News - Thu, 05/30/2013 - 18:40

WFMY News 2

The Radon Danger In Our State & In Your Home
WFMY News 2
He's a home inspector with HouseMaster. "After we had the earthquake in 2010, I bought a new (radon) monitor." He tested it in his house and the radon gas measurement was a 10! The North Carolina danger threshold is a 4. "I went out to the truck got a ...

Top 5 real estate tips for home buyers - Norwalk Reflector

Google Home Inspector News - Wed, 05/29/2013 - 20:31

Norwalk Reflector

Top 5 real estate tips for home buyers
Norwalk Reflector
Unless you are home inspector by trade, your skills will only get you so far so hire an impartial professional inspector. A good inspector will identify problems, explain the extent of the problems, and also recommend the appropriate repairs. They can ...

3 injured in deck collapse at Duluth home - MyFox Atlanta

Google Home Inspector News - Wed, 05/29/2013 - 02:37

3 injured in deck collapse at Duluth home
MyFox Atlanta
After hearing that pop, Sewell said that the deck seemed to sway forward and then the whole thing crashed straight down. A home inspector said that deck failures are typically at the bolt where it's attached. "If the rim joist is not attached to the ...

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Top 5 Real Estate Tips for Home Buyers - The Sun

Google Home Inspector News - Sat, 05/25/2013 - 18:47

Top 5 Real Estate Tips for Home Buyers
The Sun
Unless you are home inspector by trade, your skills will only get you so far so hire an impartial professional inspector. A good inspector will identify problems, explain the extent of the problems, and also recommend the appropriate repairs. They can ...

Ask the Inspector: Inspection spectators - Leader-Telegram

Google Home Inspector News - Sat, 05/25/2013 - 05:07

Ask the Inspector: Inspection spectators
Leader-Telegram
An adult must be home or the children need to be elsewhere during the inspection. Duerkop is a licensed home inspector and serves as president and education director of the Wisconsin Association of Home Inspectors for the central and northern Wisconsin ...

The House Detective: Buyer regrets not having home inspection - NewsOK.com

Google Home Inspector News - Sat, 05/25/2013 - 05:04

The House Detective: Buyer regrets not having home inspection
NewsOK.com
If you bought your home without having it inspected, then one of two errors took place: Either your agent failed to advise you to hire a home inspector, or you failed to heed your agent's advice. By Barry Stone Certified Building Inspector | Published ...

Marni Jameson: Averting 11th-hour home-sale glitches - San Jose Mercury News

Google Home Inspector News - Thu, 05/23/2013 - 18:33

Marni Jameson: Averting 11th-hour home-sale glitches
San Jose Mercury News
Everything can blow up at any step: A loan can fall through, an appraisal fall short, the roof cave in while the home inspector is up there checking it, a lien against the house turns up in a title search, a discovery the house is on Indian burial ...

Q & A with America's Real Estate Professor: Home inspection - Norwalk Reflector

Google Home Inspector News - Wed, 05/22/2013 - 20:42

Q & A with America's Real Estate Professor: Home inspection
Norwalk Reflector
In addition, the home inspector is only going to report if things are working or not. He or she is not going to assess how much a buyer like yourself might consider spending to buy new appliances, paint the house, landscaping, and all the other items ...

Red Blue Realty Offers Tips For Contract Negotiation On Los Angeles Real Estate - DigitalJournal.com (press release)

LA Home Inspector - Tue, 05/21/2013 - 12:40

Red Blue Realty Offers Tips For Contract Negotiation On Los Angeles Real Estate
DigitalJournal.com (press release)
Using the assistance of a termite inspector, a home inspector, and a home assessor, the buyer will completely examine the property. From the buyer's perspective, the longer the amount of time to complete these inspections, the better. From the seller's ...

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Windows Get Used Most During Summer- Seattle Home Inspector Jim Estrada ... - Virtual-Strategy Magazine (press release)

Google Home Inspector News - Tue, 05/21/2013 - 08:33

Windows Get Used Most During Summer- Seattle Home Inspector Jim Estrada ...
Virtual-Strategy Magazine (press release)
Windows Get Used Most During Summer- Seattle Home Inspector Jim Estrada From Property Inspector, LLC Visits Brashenomics Radio To Discuss When It's Time To Replace Yours. PRWeb. Share. Tuesday, May 21st 2013. Search VSM: Advanced ...

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