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Home inspector: new homebuyer afraid of gas appliances - Chicago Daily Herald

Google Home Inspector News - Fri, 05/10/2013 - 09:21

Home inspector: new homebuyer afraid of gas appliances
Chicago Daily Herald
Second, the gas company should perform a routine safety inspection of all gas-burning fixtures before you close escrow. Aside from the conditions that would be reported by a home inspector, the gas company will ensure proper adjustment of the burners ...

Home Improvement Tips for Buyers and Sellers - Biddeford Journal Tribune

Google Home Inspector News - Thu, 05/09/2013 - 09:41

Home Improvement Tips for Buyers and Sellers
Biddeford Journal Tribune
Because the industry is unregulated, be wary when hiring a home inspector. Protect yourself with these tips from, Pillar To Post, the nation's largest home inspection franchise: • Get referrals from family, friends, your real estate agent and ...

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Home Improvement Tips for Buyers and Sellers - Los Angeles Wave Newspapers

LA Home Inspector - Thu, 05/09/2013 - 07:55

Home Improvement Tips for Buyers and Sellers
Los Angeles Wave Newspapers
Because the industry is unregulated, be wary when hiring a home inspector. Protect yourself with these tips from, Pillar To Post, the nation's ... Does your home inspector charge for re-inspection? • Attend the inspection. Ask questions about noted ...

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Home Improvement Tips for Buyers and Sellers - Dubuque Telegraph Herald

Google Home Inspector News - Thu, 05/09/2013 - 07:49

Home Improvement Tips for Buyers and Sellers
Dubuque Telegraph Herald
Because the industry is unregulated, be wary when hiring a home inspector. Protect yourself with these tips from, Pillar To Post, the nation's largest home inspection franchise: • Get referrals from family, friends, your real estate agent and ...

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The value of a 'home inspector' for IT acquisitions - FCW.com

Google Home Inspector News - Tue, 05/07/2013 - 17:01

The value of a 'home inspector' for IT acquisitions
FCW.com
My wife and I recently went through the stressful process of buying a home, in the course of which we hired a home inspector. The inspector had no conflicts of interest, came with excellent past-performance references and was a subject-matter expert in ...

Should Minn. require licenses for home inspectors? - KARE

Google Home Inspector News - Tue, 05/07/2013 - 03:09

Should Minn. require licenses for home inspectors?
KARE
Krinke has poured tens of thousands of dollars into her home in Vadnais Heights -- money she never expected to spend when she bought it last spring. She blames her home inspector, the person she hired to check out the home before she closed the deal.

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Minnesota does not have a statewide licensing program for home inspectors ... - KARE

Google Home Inspector News - Tue, 05/07/2013 - 03:09

Minnesota does not have a statewide licensing program for home inspectors ...
KARE
Krinke has poured tens of thousands of dollars into her home in Vadnais Heights -- money she never expected to spend when she bought it last spring. She blames her home inspector, the person she hired to check out the home before she closed the deal.

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Home inspector: Tenant gets bedroom with no window - Chicago Daily Herald

Google Home Inspector News - Thu, 05/02/2013 - 21:41

Home inspector: Tenant gets bedroom with no window
Chicago Daily Herald
Q. I just rented a bedroom in a 5-bedroom apartment. I initially put down a deposit for one of the larger bedrooms, one that had windows and a closet. But when I moved in, the only bedroom that hadn't been rented was the one with no window and no closet.

What to expect when you're inspecting - Elko Daily Free Press - Elko Daily Free Press

Google Home Inspector News - Thu, 05/02/2013 - 05:21

What to expect when you're inspecting - Elko Daily Free Press
Elko Daily Free Press
While contractors and trades people might be able to offer advice on what needs fixing and the best solution, a good home inspector is in the position to offer an unbiased opinion, said Tom Kruse, owner of Professional Home Inspections in Holmen, Wis.

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More foreclosures means more fixer uppers - Realty Today

LA Home Inspector - Wed, 05/01/2013 - 07:18

More foreclosures means more fixer uppers
Realty Today
This glut of short sale and foreclosure properties means a great need for renovation, say industry experts like Eric Sussman, a senior lecturer in real estate at the University of California Los Angeles Anderson School of Management. As property values ...

Home inspection - Sherwood Park News

Google Home Inspector News - Tue, 04/30/2013 - 05:08

Home inspection
Sherwood Park News
To qualify for a licence, inspectors must have successfully completed training from an educational institution approved by the provincial government and pass a test inspection, or hold a Certified Master Inspector or Registered Home Inspector designation.

CAN YOU TRUST YOUR HOME INSPECTOR? - U-T San Diego

Google Home Inspector News - Mon, 04/29/2013 - 11:10

CAN YOU TRUST YOUR HOME INSPECTOR?
U-T San Diego
Linda Lee, president of the Greater San Diego Association of Realtors, is the author of this guest post. You are ready to make one of the most important decisions of your life. You found your dream home, worked with a real estate agent to prepare an ...

Home inspection: Get it done - Reading Eagle - Reading Eagle

Google Home Inspector News - Sun, 04/28/2013 - 04:11

Home inspection: Get it done - Reading Eagle
Reading Eagle
Stump recommended a pre-sale inspection so that you aren't surprised by a long laundry list of things that the buyer's home inspector found in your home's structure. And he stated that as a homeowner, you shouldn't rationalize that your home is ...

Ask the Inspector: New garage wiring - Leader-Telegram

Google Home Inspector News - Sat, 04/27/2013 - 05:08

Ask the Inspector: New garage wiring
Leader-Telegram
... 90 percent of the time. 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 chapters. To submit a question to him, call 1-866-715 ...

Inspector should support findings with photos of defect - Chicago Daily Herald

Google Home Inspector News - Fri, 04/26/2013 - 08:10

Inspector should support findings with photos of defect
Chicago Daily Herald
A. If the home inspector's findings are questionable, you should state this in writing to the buyers and request that the inspector verify his findings with photos. If he doesn't want to get his camera dirty, he can shield it with a plastic bag while ...

Red Blue Realty Presents Tips for Handling a Home Inspection on Los Angeles ... - DigitalJournal.com (press release)

LA Home Inspector - Wed, 04/24/2013 - 20:48

Red Blue Realty Presents Tips for Handling a Home Inspection on Los Angeles ...
DigitalJournal.com (press release)
Viewing a Los Angeles real estate inspector as a nitpicker, hoping to find fault with a property is simply not the case. A home inspector offers the buyer an assessment of the property's value. Be polite and allow full access, including a garage or ...

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7 charged with smuggling fish bladders to China - Providence Eyewitness News

LA Home Inspector - Wed, 04/24/2013 - 18:23

7 charged with smuggling fish bladders to China
Providence Eyewitness News
Investigators believe U.S. citizens are transporting the bladders to Los Angeles then to China, said John Reed, a group supervisor for U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement's Homeland Security Investigations unit. He said the fish are being caught ...

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Action 9: Homeowner out $1200 after not hiring professional home inspector - WSOC Charlotte

Google Home Inspector News - Mon, 04/22/2013 - 21:51

Action 9: Homeowner out $1200 after not hiring professional home inspector
WSOC Charlotte
The only way to protect yourself is to hire a professional home inspector to check behind the builder, something that Bynoe did not do. It costs a few hundred dollars, but the Better Business Buerau said it is money well spent. Bynoe said she wishes ...

Home inspectors provide valuable insurance - Arizona Daily Star - Arizona Daily Star

Google Home Inspector News - Fri, 04/19/2013 - 22:27

Home inspectors provide valuable insurance - Arizona Daily Star
Arizona Daily Star
Hiring a qualified home inspector is an insurance policy that will be money well spent. Most people carry homeowner's insurance and they sleep at night knowing if a disaster hits, they should be covered. But before you buy a home, it is even more ...
Five ways sellers can prepare for a home inspectionLubbockOnline.com
Inspection offers peace of mindLondon Free Press

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Surviving a Home Inspection - Wall Street Journal

Google Home Inspector News - Fri, 04/19/2013 - 18:39

Wall Street Journal

Surviving a Home Inspection
Wall Street Journal
This can only mean one thing: The buyer's home inspector who visited has found them ailing. Although I have written about residential real estate for years—and have done everything in my power to keep our home well-maintained—nothing buckles my ...
Inspection offers peace of mindLondon Free Press
Five ways sellers can prepare for a home inspectionLubbockOnline.com

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