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First-time homebuying: Learn all of your options ahead of purchase - UpperMichigansSource.com

Home Inspection - Tue, 06/27/2017 - 15:25

UpperMichigansSource.com

First-time homebuying: Learn all of your options ahead of purchase
UpperMichigansSource.com
“I enjoy working with first time home buyers because it gives me a chance to help educate people and maybe stop some mistakes that other people have made in the past". Another aspect that you will need professional help with is the home inspection.

What Are Property Disclosure Statements? Info Buyers Need to Know - Realtor.com News

Home Inspection - Tue, 06/27/2017 - 08:04

Realtor.com News

What Are Property Disclosure Statements? Info Buyers Need to Know
Realtor.com News
And that's just one more reason why buyers absolutely should get a home inspection to root out any potential problems themselves. But all in all, smart sellers inform buyers of everything they need to know upfront. While property disclosures exist ...

Flipper has second thoughts selling home to the county instead of on the open market - Washington Post

Home Inspection - Tue, 06/27/2017 - 06:14

Washington Post

Flipper has second thoughts selling home to the county instead of on the open market
Washington Post
At that point, I was done being nice, and I told them that if the item was not a code issue or it was not on the original home inspection then I was not making the changes. I even reached out to my lawyer to see if I could cancel the contract. I felt ...

Plumbing Pipe Advocate Now Urges Home Buyers Nationwide To Hire a Plumber to Inspect for Polybutylene Plastic ... - PR Newswire (press release)

Home Inspection - Tue, 06/27/2017 - 05:48

PR Newswire (press release)

Plumbing Pipe Advocate Now Urges Home Buyers Nationwide To Hire a Plumber to Inspect for Polybutylene Plastic ...
PR Newswire (press release)
WASHINGTON, June 27, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- The Plumbing Pipe Advocate is now urging home buyers throughout the United States to include a reputable local plumber as part of their home inspection team to avoid unknowingly purchasing a home that ...

Bear spotted in West Hartford - WTNH Connecticut News (press release)

Home Inspection - Mon, 06/26/2017 - 19:19

WTNH Connecticut News (press release)

Bear spotted in West Hartford
WTNH Connecticut News (press release)
WEST HARTFORD, Conn. (WTNH) — A realtor was in for a surprise during a home inspection on Monday afternoon, and it had nothing to do with a cracked foundation or electrical problems. The realtor saw a bear at a home listed for sale in West Hartford.

How to avoid pitfalls when buying a flipped home - Washington Post

Home Inspection - Mon, 06/26/2017 - 06:06

Washington Post

How to avoid pitfalls when buying a flipped home
Washington Post
While a home inspector can check the safety and code of an electrical panel, much of the electrical and plumbing work will not be noticeable in a home inspection. In this case, potential buyers should obtain as much information about the contractor, ...

Home that hasn't sold in two years must be overpriced – Las Vegas ... - Las Vegas Review-Journal

Home Inspection - Sun, 06/25/2017 - 05:04

Home that hasn't sold in two years must be overpriced – Las Vegas ...
Las Vegas Review-Journal
It's the homeowners who are in control. You didn't say anything about them. They may be elderly with emotional ties that make it difficult to view the property ...

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Barry Stone: Wrong color for electrical conduit - NewsOK.com

Home Inspection - Sat, 06/24/2017 - 03:02

Barry Stone: Wrong color for electrical conduit
NewsOK.com
DEAR BARRY: I bought my home a few months ago, and no one advised me to hire a home inspector. Since moving in, I've had a stream of plumbing problems, and a friend has just told me that disclosure laws require a home inspection whenever a house is ...

12 Surprising Costs Every First-Time Home Buyer Needs to Know About - Reader's Digest

Home Inspection - Fri, 06/23/2017 - 10:47

Reader's Digest

12 Surprising Costs Every First-Time Home Buyer Needs to Know About
Reader's Digest
This means a thorough home inspection is extremely necessary and definitely not something you want to skimp on. Home inspections make sure everything from the appliances to the electrical system to the literal house structure are in good working ...

Even new homes are not perfect - Chicago Daily Herald

Home Inspection - Fri, 06/23/2017 - 04:06

Even new homes are not perfect
Chicago Daily Herald
Q. We just opened escrow on a new-construction home and were advised against ordering a home inspection, simply because the house is new and was approved by the building department. This seems reasonable to us, especially since the contractor has ...

Licensed home inspector's claims don't check out, CBS4 finds - WTTV CBS4Indy

Home Inspection - Tue, 06/20/2017 - 20:06

WTTV CBS4Indy

Licensed home inspector's claims don't check out, CBS4 finds
WTTV CBS4Indy
Instead, the family ended up on "a roller coaster," saying their home inspection process turned into a huge headache. The Snellenbergers searched online and found a company called Home Time Inspections. The owner, Anthony Maxie, told them he could ...

Ask Eli: How To Negotiate A Home Inspection - ARL now

Home Inspection - Tue, 06/20/2017 - 09:00

Ask Eli: How To Negotiate A Home Inspection
ARL now
This regularly-scheduled sponsored Q&A column is written by Eli Tucker, Arlington-based Realtor and Rosslyn resident. Please submit your questions to him via email for response in future columns. Enjoy! Question: I just finished the home inspection for ...

Pillar To Post Home Inspection - Dan Warren - The News-Press

Home Inspection - Mon, 06/19/2017 - 12:15

The News-Press

Pillar To Post Home Inspection - Dan Warren
The News-Press
Welcome to your local Lee and Collier County home inspection company. Dan Warren is your local home inspector serving you since 1999. Since that time, he has completed an astonishing 6,000 home inspections. As a long standing resident of Lee and ...

Radon could be a hidden threat in your home - Citizens Voice

Home Inspection - Sun, 06/18/2017 - 01:01

Citizens Voice

Radon could be a hidden threat in your home
Citizens Voice
But when the home inspection came back, there was an issue: radon. A walk through the home wouldn't show any sign of the odorless, colorless gas that comes from the decay of uranium. The gas causes lung cancer and is the primary cause of the cancer ...

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Police: AK-47, guns and heroin seized after parole home inspection ... - Fox 59

Home Inspection - Sat, 06/17/2017 - 13:59

Fox 59

Police: AK-47, guns and heroin seized after parole home inspection ...
Fox 59
INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. - Police in Indianapolis have arrested a man on parole after a routine parole check on the northwest side. 19-year-old Jaylen Thompson ...

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Before the Gunfire in Virginia, a Volatile Home Life in Illinois - New York Times

Home Inspection - Sat, 06/17/2017 - 09:27

New York Times

Before the Gunfire in Virginia, a Volatile Home Life in Illinois
New York Times
A onetime high school wrestler who worked for years in construction and then ran his own home inspection business, Mr. Hodgkinson spent much of his adult life here in Belleville, a Southern Illinois community of just over 40,000 people not far from St ...

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In Belleville, alleged gunman remembered 'as a very irascible, angry little man' - Chicago Tribune

Home Inspection - Wed, 06/14/2017 - 18:17

Chicago Tribune

In Belleville, alleged gunman remembered 'as a very irascible, angry little man'
Chicago Tribune
For years, James T. Hodgkinson lived what seemed to be an unremarkable life in this quiet community outside St. Louis, sharing a house with his longtime wife, Sue, and running a home inspection and appraisal business. But at times, residents say, he ...

Who Is James T. Hodgkinson? - The Atlantic

Home Inspection - Wed, 06/14/2017 - 10:15

Patch.com

Who Is James T. Hodgkinson?
The Atlantic
Hodgkinson, 66, owns a home-inspection business. Hodgkinson was a licensed home inspector from 1994 to 1997, when his license expired, according records from the Illinois Department of Financial and Professional Regulation. He also held a license ...
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James T. Hodgkinson, Alexandria shooting suspect, dies of injuries - CBS News

Home Inspection - Wed, 06/14/2017 - 08:42

CBS News

James T. Hodgkinson, Alexandria shooting suspect, dies of injuries
CBS News
Hodgkinson, 66, owned a home inspection business in Belleville, Illinois. Law enforcement officials say he opened fire at a baseball field in Alexandria, Virginia, shortly after 7 a.m. Wednesday. Hodgkinson shot Scalise and four others, including two ...
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Toms River will revise home inspection ordinance - Asbury Park Press

Home Inspection - Wed, 06/14/2017 - 08:07

Asbury Park Press

Toms River will revise home inspection ordinance
Asbury Park Press
TOMS RIVER -- An ordinance that would have required property owners to pay for an inspection and repairs before selling their homes was tabled by the Township Council June 13. The council voted unanimously to delay action on the measure after several ...