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Rosie on the House: Inspection is best way to check if house can handle heat - Arizona Daily Star

Home Inspection - Thu, 10/19/2017 - 22:25

Arizona Daily Star

Rosie on the House: Inspection is best way to check if house can handle heat
Arizona Daily Star
ANSWER: You need to have a home inspection done to check out the insulation and any possible problems with heating and air-conditioning systems. You can also have a whole-house energy audit done in the home you are buying. An audit like that should ...

Protect yourself and your investment — Get a home inspection - KYStandard.com

Home Inspection - Thu, 10/19/2017 - 09:59

Protect yourself and your investment — Get a home inspection
KYStandard.com
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Pa. House approves bill to license home inspectors - Central Penn Business Journal

Home Inspection - Thu, 10/19/2017 - 08:14

Central Penn Business Journal

Pa. House approves bill to license home inspectors
Central Penn Business Journal
The bipartisan legislation also would establish statewide standards for the profession of home inspecting and the home inspection report, including a requirement to disclose interior mold to clients. "The purchase of a home can quickly turn into a ...

Networx: Buy your home online: A step-by-step guide - Record-Courier

Home Inspection - Thu, 10/19/2017 - 07:38

Record-Courier

Networx: Buy your home online: A step-by-step guide
Record-Courier
Remember to include must-have contingencies such as home inspection, appraisal, financing, and possibly selling your current home within a stipulated time frame. Even the closing may be done remotely, thanks to electronic signature technology. (That's ...

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Know these hidden costs before buying a home - WBIR.com - WBIR-TV

Home Inspection - Thu, 10/19/2017 - 04:55

WBIR-TV

Know these hidden costs before buying a home - WBIR.com
WBIR-TV
We all know the general rule of thumb: When you're thinking about purchasing a home, you need to save up 20 percent of the purchase price for a down ...

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James Grant Realty | Homes for Sales | Dothan AL - Dothan Eagle

Home Inspection - Tue, 10/17/2017 - 08:55

Dothan Eagle

James Grant Realty | Homes for Sales | Dothan AL
Dothan Eagle
In addition, real estate agents often have a network of professional contacts, as they can recommend reputable businesses to turn to when you need a loan or home inspection performed, for example. Further, and perhaps most importantly, one of their job ...

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On the House: What to Expect When It's Time to Get Your Home Inspected - RisMedia.com (press release)

Home Inspection - Mon, 10/16/2017 - 13:04

RisMedia.com (press release)

On the House: What to Expect When It's Time to Get Your Home Inspected
RisMedia.com (press release)
In New Jersey, for instance, inspectors are licensed and regulated by the state's Home Inspection Advisory Committee. To become certified, inspectors must, by law, complete 180 hours of study courses, including 40 hours of unpaid field work in the ...

Morrisey files suit to shut down Cabell home inspector - Huntington Herald Dispatch

Home Inspection - Sun, 10/15/2017 - 21:11

Morrisey files suit to shut down Cabell home inspector
Huntington Herald Dispatch
CHARLESTON - A lawsuit seeking a court order to shut down a Cabell County home inspection business for alleged violations of the state's Consumer Credit and Protection Act has been filed by West Virginia Attorney General Patrick Morrisey, his office ...

Florida Insider Poll: Jeb handled hurricanes better than Rick Scott ... - Tampabay.com

Home Inspection - Sat, 10/14/2017 - 17:09

Tampabay.com

Florida Insider Poll: Jeb handled hurricanes better than Rick Scott ...
Tampabay.com
Gov. Rick Scott received generally high marks for his handling of the hurricanes hitting Florida and its sister territory, Puerto Rico, but his PR team lately has ...

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Barry Stone: Even new homes aren't perfect | News OK - NewsOK.com

Home Inspection - Sat, 10/14/2017 - 03:03

Barry Stone: Even new homes aren't perfect | News OK
NewsOK.com
The belief that a newly built home is flawless, simply because it is new and was approved by the building department, is an unfortunate myth, Barry Stone writes.

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On the House: What to expect when it's time to get your home inspected - Frederick News Post

Home Inspection - Fri, 10/13/2017 - 13:06

Frederick News Post

On the House: What to expect when it's time to get your home inspected
Frederick News Post
In New Jersey, for instance, inspectors are licensed and regulated by the state's Home Inspection Advisory Committee. To become certified, inspectors must, by law, complete 180 hours of study courses, including 40 hours of unpaid field work in the ...

Know these hidden costs before buying a home - 9NEWS.com

Home Inspection - Fri, 10/13/2017 - 03:24

9NEWS.com

Know these hidden costs before buying a home
9NEWS.com
Getting a home inspection is critical. If there's something wrong with the property, you want to know before you close so you can either negotiate or walk away. A home inspection does add another line item to your budget, but it's not something you ...

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Real estate experts say middle Tennessee homes sell nearly 50% faster than last year - WZTV

Home Inspection - Thu, 10/12/2017 - 20:48

WZTV

Real estate experts say middle Tennessee homes sell nearly 50% faster than last year
WZTV
“Having a great agent working on your behalf to help you win the home of your dreams," Beagle said. Sometimes realtors even help with the woman of your dreams, like Miller's agent helping him to propose during a routine home inspection on Thursday.

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Do-It-Yourself Home Prep for Winter - The Keene Sentinel

Home Inspection - Thu, 10/12/2017 - 20:39

The Keene Sentinel

Do-It-Yourself Home Prep for Winter
The Keene Sentinel
Patrick Richardson, owner of Richardson Home Inspection Service in Surry, has been inspecting homes throughout southwest New Hampshire and southeast Vermont for 25 years and says a walk around the house should be geared toward spotting any ...

Real Estate Counteroffers: Is There a Limit to How Long This Can Go On? - Realtor.com News

Home Inspection - Wed, 10/11/2017 - 11:34

Realtor.com News

Real Estate Counteroffers: Is There a Limit to How Long This Can Go On?
Realtor.com News
“If the sellers are looking for flexibility on the closing date or want you to waive the home inspection contingency, you may be able to win their signature on a contract without offering more money,” Lerner says. “You should still have a home ...

What's ahead for home buyers in Northern Virginia - Washington Post

Home Inspection - Wed, 10/11/2017 - 03:01

Washington Post

What's ahead for home buyers in Northern Virginia
Washington Post
The before-the-school-year-starts buyers have settled into their homes in Northern Virginia, so house hunters looking this fall may have less competition for the limited available inventory of properties on the market. Buyers in the Northern Virginia ...

Help available for home repairs - Post-Bulletin

Home Inspection - Tue, 10/10/2017 - 20:45

Post-Bulletin

Help available for home repairs
Post-Bulletin
Kristine Reynolds talks about the home improvements she will do through the Olmsted County Housing and Redevelopment Authority Housing Rehabilitation Program, particularly her deck which has temporary supports, on Tuesday, Oct. 10, 2017, at her ...

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Expert Answers Questions on How to Become a Home Inspector - PR Newswire (press release)

Home Inspection - Tue, 10/10/2017 - 05:42

PR Newswire (press release)

Expert Answers Questions on How to Become a Home Inspector
PR Newswire (press release)
BROOKFIELD, Wis., Oct. 10, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Veteran home inspector Chris Chirafisi will answer the most commonly asked questions about the home ...

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Before forking over money for home inspection, find out whether the seller has tax liens - Washington Post

Home Inspection - Mon, 10/09/2017 - 04:42

Washington Post

Before forking over money for home inspection, find out whether the seller has tax liens
Washington Post
Q: We placed a contract on a home that should never have been listed in the first place, since it had more than $150,000 in tax liens. Am I entitled to a refund of my inspection fee of $450 since the seller's real estate agent did not perform her due ...

Experience is a great selling point - Milford Daily News

Home Inspection - Sat, 10/07/2017 - 21:59

Milford Daily News

Experience is a great selling point
Milford Daily News
When we are ready to sell our homes, we know that finding a Realtor is step one, but are all agents the same? In a sea of real estate agents, how do we separate the best from the average. The answer is simple – experience. There is no substitute for ...

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