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Your home inspection isn't foolproof - National Post

Home Inspection - Sat, 07/21/2018 - 09:02

National Post

Your home inspection isn't foolproof
National Post
I hear the horror stories all the time. People email me saying their home inspector missed this, or that. But the truth is, a home inspector can't catch every single little thing that's not right with the house. Imagine the size of the report after ...

Column: Three home inspection upgrades you don't want to miss - Standard-Examiner

Home Inspection - Thu, 07/19/2018 - 23:17

Standard-Examiner

Column: Three home inspection upgrades you don't want to miss
Standard-Examiner
While a standard home inspection covers important items like the condition of the roof, foundation, and heating, cooling, electrical and plumbing systems, it doesn't include everything. Here are three inspection upgrades every buyer will want to ...

Buying a Home? Don't Skip the Home Inspection! - WTMJ-TV (press release) (blog)

Home Inspection - Thu, 07/19/2018 - 08:17

WTMJ-TV (press release) (blog)

Buying a Home? Don't Skip the Home Inspection!
WTMJ-TV (press release) (blog)
In today's competitive real estate environment, it can be tempting to skip the home inspection in effort to make your offer stand out. However, skipping a home inspection can end up being a very costly choice. Joining us to share why it's so important ...

Almost 70% of millennials regret buying their homes. Here's why - CNBC

Home Inspection - Thu, 07/19/2018 - 05:00

CNBC

Almost 70% of millennials regret buying their homes. Here's why
CNBC
Millennials aren't exactly jumping for joy after purchasing their homes. About four in 10 millennials are already homeowners, according to a new survey of over ...

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JAROD TANKSLEY: Why HGTV is not like real life - Franklin Home Page

Home Inspection - Wed, 07/18/2018 - 20:24

Franklin Home Page

JAROD TANKSLEY: Why HGTV is not like real life
Franklin Home Page
And as a final note …, It's NOT a good idea to purchase a house without doing a home inspection … no matter what they say on TV. It's television … like everything on TV there is an agenda behind everything. I would be more than happy to help you ...

Unexpected meth contamination keeps family out of own home - Statesman Journal

Home Inspection - Wed, 07/18/2018 - 17:15

Statesman Journal

Unexpected meth contamination keeps family out of own home
Statesman Journal
Denay and Travis Tubbs purchased their new home in Jefferson last July with visions of future family reunions, Thanksgiving dinners and grandchildren running about as they lived out their retirement. The place seemed perfect — a complex of six ...

Contingencies offer security in home deals - Quad-Cities Online

Home Inspection - Wed, 07/18/2018 - 11:05

Quad-Cities Online

Contingencies offer security in home deals
Quad-Cities Online
Let's say a company manager gets transferred and must move to a new city to start work on Sept. 1. Her three kids need to be in school for the fall quarter, and her writer husband also faces a tight assignment timeline and needs a settled place to pore ...

Ogletree Inspection Services Provides Unique High-Quality Home Inspection Services To Competitive Dallas Fort ... - Digital Journal

Home Inspection - Mon, 07/16/2018 - 10:52

Ogletree Inspection Services Provides Unique High-Quality Home Inspection Services To Competitive Dallas Fort ...
Digital Journal
With a deep history in building and selling homes, Bruce Ogletree of Ogletree Inspection Services has built a sturdy foundation for providing top quality home inspection services. Ogletree Inspection Services was founded in 2016, and provides ...

Steve Meyers answers your real estate questions - The Macomb Daily - The Macomb Daily

Home Inspection - Sun, 07/15/2018 - 16:20

Steve Meyers answers your real estate questions - The Macomb Daily
The Macomb Daily
Q. We are getting ready to put our house on the market. My wife and I have different view points about watering the grass to make it green. I say that most people ...

Steve Meyers answers your real estate questions - The Macomb Daily

Home Inspection - Sun, 07/15/2018 - 16:20

Steve Meyers answers your real estate questions
The Macomb Daily
Q. We are getting ready to put our house on the market. My wife and I have different view points about watering the grass to make it green. I say that most people assume because it's summer and hot that the grass is going to be a little brown and ...
Steve Meyers answers your real estate questions - The Morning SunThe Morning Sun

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Barry Stone, Contractor should rethink doing inspection himself - NewsOK.com

Home Inspection - Sat, 07/14/2018 - 03:00

Barry Stone, Contractor should rethink doing inspection himself
NewsOK.com
Brian. DEAR BRIAN: Before you bid on this inspection, you should consider the risks of an undertaking for which you have no specific training. The belief that construction experience is the only background needed to perform a home inspection is a ...

Fake repair work uncovered by Knoxville home inspector - WATE 6 On Your Side

Home Inspection - Fri, 07/13/2018 - 13:43

WATE 6 On Your Side

Fake repair work uncovered by Knoxville home inspector
WATE 6 On Your Side
KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (WATE) - Home buyers hope their dream home has no major flaws, but sometimes repairs are needed before the move-in date. You expect the work to get done the right way, but as one home inspection shows, looks can be deceiving.

House hunters: Freelancers snag their starter home - Bankrate.com

Home Inspection - Thu, 07/12/2018 - 23:02

Bankrate.com

House hunters: Freelancers snag their starter home
Bankrate.com
Kumok: We had a home inspection contingency in our offer. The inspection found a lot of items that needed to be fixed such as plumbing issues and cracked mortar. In all, it was going to cost $14,000 to fix the problems so the sellers gave us a $10,000 ...

What's in a home inspection report? - The Mortgage Reports (blog)

Home Inspection - Wed, 07/11/2018 - 04:45

The Mortgage Reports (blog)

What's in a home inspection report?
The Mortgage Reports (blog)
The American Society of Home Inspectors (ASHI) defines a home inspection as “an objective visual examination of the physical structure and systems of a house, from the roof to the foundation.” It's important to note the word “visual” there. What's ...

Home inspectors offer top house tips for resale - Newsday

Home Inspection - Tue, 07/10/2018 - 12:51

Home inspectors offer top house tips for resale
Newsday
Tom D'Agostino, an ASHI certified inspector with Ronkonkoma-based Long Island Home Inspection Associates, says homeowners should have their gutters cleaned professionally, not just in the fall when they collect leaves, but also in the spring and summer ...

Real estate contingencies can offer security when buying or selling a home - Charleston Post Courier

Home Inspection - Sat, 07/07/2018 - 04:35

Real estate contingencies can offer security when buying or selling a home
Charleston Post Courier
The home inspection contingency is among the most important, Angela Colley, the piece's author, notes. “Never in my life have I seen a home inspection waived,” Bishoi Nageh, vice president of branch operations for The Petra Cephas Team at Mortgage ...

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Barry Stone: Buyer questions accuracy of home inspection - NewsOK.com

Home Inspection - Sat, 07/07/2018 - 03:03

Barry Stone: Buyer questions accuracy of home inspection
NewsOK.com
DEAR BARRY: My home is in escrow, and I'm having trouble with the home inspector's evaluation of the air conditioner. The A/C has always worked well, but the inspector says it needs repair by a contractor. When I asked him why, he said the refrigerant ...

How can home buyers be better protected from lead? - Calling All Readers - cleveland.com

Home Inspection - Fri, 07/06/2018 - 03:07

cleveland.com

How can home buyers be better protected from lead? - Calling All Readers
cleveland.com
This is generally separate than a routine home inspection a buyer might get. Write or call us at the address or number below if you have a practical idea for making sure buyers know or can easily find out about lead-based paint hazards that have been ...

The importance of a home inspection - WTTV CBS4Indy

Home Inspection - Thu, 07/05/2018 - 10:25

WTTV CBS4Indy

The importance of a home inspection
WTTV CBS4Indy
One of the most important aspects of buying or selling a home is getting a home inspection. Trusted Advisor Eric Seymour, with Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Indiana Realty, knows the ins and outs of how to help homeowners through the home ...