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State Highway Administration erroneously mandates home ... - Baltimore Sun

Home Inspection - Tue, 09/18/2018 - 19:20

Baltimore Sun

State Highway Administration erroneously mandates home ...
Baltimore Sun
After a flea infestation in one of its Hanover offices, the State Highway Administration erroneously told employees to open their homes to mandatory inspection.
State Highway Administration erroneously mandates home inspections after flea infestation in Hanover officesCapitalGazette.com

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5 Red Flags That Could Sink a Home Inspection - CT Post

Home Inspection - Tue, 09/18/2018 - 06:50

CT Post

5 Red Flags That Could Sink a Home Inspection
CT Post
But before you blindly forge ahead, you'll want to get a home inspection—and before that, you'll want to check the house yourself for any red flags that might make an inspector tell you this particular piece of real estate could be more trouble than ...

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Mold Problem Grows In Sealed Up Houses - WWNY TV 7

Home Inspection - Mon, 09/17/2018 - 17:28

WWNY TV 7

Mold Problem Grows In Sealed Up Houses
WWNY TV 7
“This house had a home inspection in it, 2 weeks prior and they saw no mold,” he said. Scott Ruttan inspects homes and he also says he has gotten more calls than usual for mold this summer. He says it usually starts in the basement. "A lot of the ...

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Should sellers plan to get a pre-listing home inspection? - CT Post

Home Inspection - Mon, 09/17/2018 - 16:06

CT Post

Should sellers plan to get a pre-listing home inspection?
CT Post
In today's competitive real estate market, it's more crucial than ever for sellers to do their homework before putting their home on the market. You not only need to know the value of your home and price it properly, but you also want to do what you ...

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Should sellers plan to get a pre-listing home inspection? - Thehour.com

Home Inspection - Mon, 09/17/2018 - 16:06

Thehour.com

Should sellers plan to get a pre-listing home inspection?
Thehour.com
In today's competitive real estate market, it's more crucial than ever for sellers to do their homework before putting their home on the market. You not only need to know the value of your home and price it properly, but you also want to do what you ...

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Should sellers plan to get a pre-listing home inspection ... - The Advocate

Home Inspection - Mon, 09/17/2018 - 16:06

The Advocate

Should sellers plan to get a pre-listing home inspection ...
The Advocate
In today's competitive real estate market, it's more crucial than ever for sellers to do their homework before putting their home on the market. You not only need to ...

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Home inspectors have a duty to point out a problem, even if it's not in their areas of expertise - Chicago Tribune

Home Inspection - Mon, 09/17/2018 - 13:16

Chicago Tribune

Home inspectors have a duty to point out a problem, even if it's not in their areas of expertise
Chicago Tribune
Q: We hired a home inspector when we were buying a home. We received the report, reviewed it and later closed. The report indicated some minor issues but nothing major. About a week after our closing we called an air conditioning company to evaluate ...

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How to Buy a House in 12 Simple Steps - TheStreet.com

Home Inspection - Mon, 09/17/2018 - 12:12

TheStreet.com

How to Buy a House in 12 Simple Steps
TheStreet.com
That's because the mortgage provider wants to make sure the home is valued near or above the sale price, thus ensuring a better chance that the loan will be repaid. You'll also want to get a home inspection, to ensure there are no defects like a leaky ...

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Here's a sure red flag the home contractor you're considering is untrustworthy - Washington Post

Home Inspection - Mon, 09/17/2018 - 08:01

Washington Post

Here's a sure red flag the home contractor you're considering is untrustworthy
Washington Post
A few years ago, I had a home I was getting ready to sell. During the home inspection, the inspector said the circuit breaker panel was out of date. It was an old 100-amp panel, and he recommended installing a 150-amp panel. The buyer then demanded ...

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Heating ducts hiding asbestos? - NewsOK.com

Home Inspection - Sat, 09/15/2018 - 06:00

Heating ducts hiding asbestos?
NewsOK.com
DEAR PHIL: Most home inspectors do not check for asbestos-containing materials because environmental hazards are excluded from the standards of practice for the home inspection industry. In fact, most home inspection reports and contracts specifically ...

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InspectorPro Insurance Announces Premier Partnership to Advance Risk Management Education and Provide Better ... - Odessa American

Home Inspection - Thu, 09/13/2018 - 14:43

Business Wire

InspectorPro Insurance Announces Premier Partnership to Advance Risk Management Education and Provide Better ...
Odessa American
Further, the availability of InspectorPro's pre-claims assistance, errors and omissions, and general liability programs will allow ASHI members to gain access to insurance and legal resources essential to safeguarding their home inspection businesses.
InspectorPro Insurance Announces Premier Partnership to Advance ...Business Wire (press release)

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When to put your home up for sale and other real estate tips - The Oakland Press

Home Inspection - Thu, 09/13/2018 - 09:38

The Oakland Press

When to put your home up for sale and other real estate tips
The Oakland Press
Second, what is the builder's track record for completion dates? Have you spoken to any past customers in the same complex? Normally, after accepting an offer on your home and going through the process of a home inspection, mortgage appraisal, title ...

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Whoops! 4 Home-Buying Moves You May Not Realize You Have to Do - Danbury News Times

Home Inspection - Thu, 09/13/2018 - 06:50

Danbury News Times

Whoops! 4 Home-Buying Moves You May Not Realize You Have to Do
Danbury News Times
3. Preparing for the home inspection. Most home buyers make their purchase offer contingent on the results of a home inspection, a close examination of the property for defects by a professional home inspector. But to get the most out of your home ...

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WOODY: In college football, patience is a virtue when facing a hurricane - Richmond.com

Home Inspection - Wed, 09/12/2018 - 21:37

Richmond.com

WOODY: In college football, patience is a virtue when facing a hurricane
Richmond.com
Why didn't you do a home inspection to find the problems before buying the house? Guess that wouldn't be good TV.) Like or hate yard work, you have to be prepared when hurricane warnings come, filled with dire consequences if you do not heed them.

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How to prepare your house for Hurricane Florence: Tips from people who blow up houses - Charlotte Observer

Home Inspection - Wed, 09/12/2018 - 16:21

Charlotte Observer

How to prepare your house for Hurricane Florence: Tips from people who blow up houses
Charlotte Observer
On your home inspection, look for openings around windows and doors that need caulking. If you have low-lying basements or other living areas, roll up and remove area rugs. If possible, move basement washing machines and other appliances above the ...

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Home dwellers should test for cancer-causing radon gas - Cleveland Jewish News

Home Inspection - Wed, 09/12/2018 - 12:08

Cleveland Jewish News

Home dwellers should test for cancer-causing radon gas
Cleveland Jewish News
... foundation of the house can be in the $800 to $1,500 range. When going through the process of purchasing a new home and the subsequent home inspection, be sure to include a radon test as part of the information you need to make an informed decision.

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11 Home Inspection Red Flags You Can Actually Overlook (for Now) - Reader's Digest

Home Inspection - Tue, 09/11/2018 - 12:40

Reader's Digest

11 Home Inspection Red Flags You Can Actually Overlook (for Now)
Reader's Digest
When buying a home, the home inspection can be one of the most stress-inducing parts of the process. Will the inspection reveal major foundation flaws? What about a termite infestation? While some home inspection red flags should be dealt with before ...

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Buyers should insist on going to home inspection - Palm Beach Post

Home Inspection - Tue, 09/11/2018 - 08:00

Buyers should insist on going to home inspection
Palm Beach Post
Question: We made an offer to purchase our first home and followed your advice by making the offer contingent on the property first passing an inspection. The inspector is coming out next week, but says that he does not want us to be there because he ...

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Zillow settles on newest city for its homebuying program - The Real Deal

Home Inspection - Mon, 09/10/2018 - 13:08

The Real Deal

Zillow settles on newest city for its homebuying program
The Real Deal
The program, known as Zillow Offers, allows homeowners looking to sell their houses to request a cash offer from Zillow to buy the property. If they accept the offer, the homeowner selects the closing date, and Zillow does a complimentary home ...
Atlanta Now an Active Zillow Offers MarketplaceRisMedia.com (press release)

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