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Citing dry conditions, AFD encourages free home inspection program - KTVA.com - Alaska News and Weather

Home Inspection - Thu, 04/28/2016 - 21:29

KTVA.com - Alaska News and Weather

Citing dry conditions, AFD encourages free home inspection program
KTVA.com - Alaska News and Weather
Captain Joe Albrecht has spent 38 years with the Anchorage Fire Department. He said this year's fire danger is ”unprecedented,” especially on Anchorage's hillside. “It's a fact that sooner or later there's going to be a large incident and there's not ...

Mississaugahomeinspection.com Announces to Offer Professional Home Inspection Services in Greater Toronto Area - Digital Journal

Home Inspection - Wed, 04/27/2016 - 10:32

Mississaugahomeinspection.com Announces to Offer Professional Home Inspection Services in Greater Toronto Area
Digital Journal
Mississauga, ON -- (SBWIRE) -- 04/27/2016 -- Mississaugahomeinspection.com, a leading home inspection service provider has announced to offer professional home inspection services in various locations including all the Greater Toronto area, Oakville, ...

Do condos need home inspections? - Minneapolis Star Tribune

Home Inspection - Tue, 04/26/2016 - 04:00

Minneapolis Star Tribune

Do condos need home inspections?
Minneapolis Star Tribune
Get a home inspection, also known as a condo inspection. Even though there is typically less maintenance and responsibility of the individual owners, condos can still experience a lot of the same issues that single family homes experience. Instead of ...

Deal Breakers: 6 Inspection Issues That Kill The Deal - Forbes

Home Inspection - Mon, 04/25/2016 - 15:11

Forbes

Deal Breakers: 6 Inspection Issues That Kill The Deal
Forbes
Sometimes the notes on a home inspection report are minor (like a blown-out light bulb), while others are major (such as a bad foundation or a leaky roof). But when you're buying or selling a home, the major issues are the ones to focus on, as they can ...

Here's what you need to know about home inspections - Alaska Dispatch News

Home Inspection - Sun, 04/17/2016 - 09:45

Alaska Dispatch News

Here's what you need to know about home inspections
Alaska Dispatch News
During the home inspection process, representation might start with the agent providing names of at least three inspectors and their experience working with each inspector. This feedback is important; even though a home inspector is licensed, it does ...

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Home inspection: Heed red flags - NWAOnline

Home Inspection - Sat, 04/16/2016 - 00:06

Home inspection: Heed red flags
NWAOnline
Although sellers can't legally hide known defects, a home inspection can uncover problems not in the seller's paperwork and even problems the sellers may not know exist. • Electrical systems: Pay attention to the inspector on electrical problems ...

Call Ideal Inspection today for all your home inspection needs! - Auburn Citizen

Home Inspection - Thu, 04/14/2016 - 14:27

Call Ideal Inspection today for all your home inspection needs!
Auburn Citizen
Whether buying or selling a home, having a home inspection company you can trust to look out for your investment is key. With areas of expertise ranging from General Home Inspection to Roofing and Waterproofing, Ideal Inspection is the premier home ...

For all your home inspection needs, call Ideal Inspection today! - Auburn Citizen

Home Inspection - Thu, 04/14/2016 - 14:05

Auburn Citizen

For all your home inspection needs, call Ideal Inspection today!
Auburn Citizen
Whether buying or selling a home, having a home inspection company you can trust to look out for your investment is key. With areas of expertise ranging from General Home Inspection to Roofing and Waterproofing, Ideal Inspection is the premier home ...

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Sneaky Ways to Check for Problems in a Home Before You Buy - Realtor.com News

Home Inspection - Tue, 04/12/2016 - 15:10

Sneaky Ways to Check for Problems in a Home Before You Buy
Realtor.com News
Savvy home buyers know that when they're checking out a house, they should kick the tires—or maybe the floorboards, bathtubs, and walkways—to ensure everything is in working order and they don't end up with a housing lemon. Sure, you've probably ...

Don't ignore these home inspection red flags - Kansas City Star

Home Inspection - Fri, 04/08/2016 - 13:44

Don't ignore these home inspection red flags
Kansas City Star
Home buyers and inspectors should look out for the following red-flag problems. ▫ Big-ticket items: They include HVAC systems over 20 years old, a roof with curling shingles, and mold. Do not ignore them. ▫ Plumbing: Polybutylene pipes leak and cause ...

Be aware of home inspection red flags - Chicago Daily Herald

Home Inspection - Fri, 04/08/2016 - 00:07

Be aware of home inspection red flags
Chicago Daily Herald
Home inspections are helpful for home buyers who hope their dream home has no major flaws. A house is like a car: It needs ongoing maintenance, and some parts have a limited life span. Inspectors often point out minor issues you should be aware of, but ...

Home inspections can make or break the deal - wivb.com

Home Inspection - Thu, 04/07/2016 - 12:52

wivb.com

Home inspections can make or break the deal
wivb.com
BUFFALO, N.Y. (WIVB) – Let's be honest. The thought of a home inspection can prompt anxiety in both buyers and sellers. What will the inspection uncover? Are there any hidden dangers? Will an unsatisfactory inspection kill the deal? “There's no pass or ...

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Ontario aims for home inspection industry regulation - Mortgage Broker News

Home Inspection - Thu, 04/07/2016 - 05:16

Mortgage Broker News

Ontario aims for home inspection industry regulation
Mortgage Broker News
Traditionally, home inspectors in Canada—except in Alberta and British Columbia—required no licenses or proof of training, which has cultivated the proliferation of non-qualified assessors. In one case, this has even led an Ottawa local to spend $12 ...

Four advantages of pre-offer home inspection - Green Bay Press Gazette

Home Inspection - Wed, 04/06/2016 - 16:12

Green Bay Press Gazette

Four advantages of pre-offer home inspection
Green Bay Press Gazette
Reader question: We are looking at a 60-year-old home. It seems to have good bones, but I see several red flags. Is there any advantage to having a professional home inspection completed before we make an offer? — Jerry and Judi T. Monty's answer: A ...

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San Rafael council to consider eliminating home inspection program - Marin Independent Journal

Home Inspection - Tue, 04/05/2016 - 19:42

San Rafael council to consider eliminating home inspection program
Marin Independent Journal
San Rafael will consider modifying or even abandoning the city's residential inspection program after a statewide audit faulted several aspects of the program. “If we do exactly what the auditor says, we're adding more bureaucracy, more of a process ...

6 things the home inspector is looking for - Bankrate.com

Home Inspection - Tue, 04/05/2016 - 04:31

Bankrate.com

6 things the home inspector is looking for
Bankrate.com
What exactly is that home inspector looking for when he climbs up on the roof, descends into the basement or slides into the crawl space? "When I'm looking at a house, I'm looking at a thousand things," says Kurt Mitenbuler, owner of Kurt Mitenbuler ...

Ontario planning to implement legislation to regulate home inspectors this year - Ottawa Sun

Home Inspection - Mon, 04/04/2016 - 09:40

Ottawa Sun

Ontario planning to implement legislation to regulate home inspectors this year
Ottawa Sun
TORONTO -- Alyssa Hanson thought she had done her due diligence on the home inspection front. Hanson brought in three professionals -- a home inspector, a septic tank inspector and a specialist to take a look at the fireplace and the wood stove ...

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Ontario plans to regulate home inspectors this year - Toronto Star

Home Inspection - Mon, 04/04/2016 - 06:41

Toronto Star

Ontario plans to regulate home inspectors this year
Toronto Star
Alyssa Hanson thought she had done her due diligence on the home inspection front. Hanson brought in three professionals — a home inspector, a septic tank inspector and a specialist to take a look at the fireplace and the wood stove — before she and ...

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Home inspection red flags - Washington Post

Home Inspection - Mon, 04/04/2016 - 06:17

Washington Post

Home inspection red flags
Washington Post
Jon Coile, chairman of Rockville-based multiple-listing service MRIS, writes an occasional column on the Washington-area housing market. Home inspections are helpful for home buyers who hope their dream home has no major flaws. A house is like a car ...

Access to NSW Home Inspection Audits Set to Start - Sourceable

Home Inspection - Sun, 04/03/2016 - 15:03

Sourceable

Access to NSW Home Inspection Audits Set to Start
Sourceable
The NSW government is set to make property inspection reports more accessible in a move it hopes will save potential home buyers hundreds of dollars. From July real estate agents will be required to disclose all the inspection reports taken out on a ...

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