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Home inspection: What you need to do before buying an apartment - The Online Citizen

Home Inspection - Fri, 02/12/2016 - 21:17

The Online Citizen

Home inspection: What you need to do before buying an apartment
The Online Citizen
Let's say that you saw a nice new condo on DDProperty that you're interested in buying, you saw the photos online, you've talked to the seller and everything seems to be perfect. Before you rush in and purchase it, there are few details that you need ...

Inspection lets you sell home with confidence - Tallahassee.com

Home Inspection - Fri, 02/12/2016 - 16:54

Tallahassee.com

Inspection lets you sell home with confidence
Tallahassee.com
In 2015 over 3,500 homes were sold in Tallahassee, but how many didn't sell because potential buyers walked away after the home inspection? Spring is the prime time of year when people are preparing to sell their homes. There are several steps in ...

In a hot market, should you forego the home inspection? - MoneySense

Home Inspection - Fri, 02/12/2016 - 04:32

In a hot market, should you forego the home inspection?
MoneySense
Q: We live in Toronto and we're trying to buy our first home. We've already lost three bids and in the last round of offers we were told that it was because we were insisting on a home inspection. My dad always told me that this was an important factor ...

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Leader Among Solano County Home Inspection Companies Bryan's Best Home Inspection Highlighting Benefits of ... - PR.com (press release)

Home Inspection - Thu, 02/11/2016 - 01:01

Leader Among Solano County Home Inspection Companies Bryan's Best Home Inspection Highlighting Benefits of ...
PR.com (press release)
As a specialist in the marketplace, Bryan's Best Home Inspection have helped many local homeowners reduce their long-term ownership costs by finding structural damage before purchases are completed. This type of inspection work is fundamental within ...

All the Hidden, Unexpected Costs of Buying a Home - Lifehacker

Home Inspection - Wed, 02/10/2016 - 05:03

Lifehacker

All the Hidden, Unexpected Costs of Buying a Home
Lifehacker
In some states, if a previous buyer backed out but they conducted a home inspection, the seller is required to disclose that inspection. In this case, if your mortgage lender doesn't require you to conduct your own, there's nothing stopping you from ...

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Solving home inspection issues depends on your initial offer - Toronto Star

Home Inspection - Sat, 02/06/2016 - 05:31

Toronto Star

Solving home inspection issues depends on your initial offer
Toronto Star
That's why a home inspection with a qualified and experienced home inspector, engineer or contractor can be such an important part of the buying process. Through a visual inspection, they may be able to identify underlying problems with a home's ...

Legal Matters: Spending money on your own home inspection pays off - MetroNews Canada

Home Inspection - Thu, 02/04/2016 - 15:42

MetroNews Canada

Legal Matters: Spending money on your own home inspection pays off
MetroNews Canada
Legal Matters: Spending money on your own home inspection pays off. If you rely on someone else's information about your new home, be ready to suffer the consequences when a problem arises. Share on Facebook ...

AmeriSpec of Canada: Don't Skimp on the Home Inspection - Digital Journal

Home Inspection - Wed, 02/03/2016 - 04:24

AmeriSpec of Canada: Don't Skimp on the Home Inspection
Digital Journal
It can be tempting to try and save a few dollars and cut out the home inspection step. Maybe you're considering having a family member take a quick look instead. But buying a home is the single biggest investment most of us will ever make. Isn't it ...

Charlestown council approves home inspection program - Evening News and Tribune

Home Inspection - Mon, 02/01/2016 - 19:06

Evening News and Tribune

Charlestown council approves home inspection program
Evening News and Tribune
Tom Cartwright and fellow residents of the Pleasant Ridge protest along Market Street near the town square of Charlestown as they march their way through downtown toward the Arts and Enrichment Center on Water Street in this December 2014 file photo.

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Dear Monty: Five important home inspection disclosure points - Destin Log

Home Inspection - Fri, 01/29/2016 - 12:30

Destin Log

Dear Monty: Five important home inspection disclosure points
Destin Log
Reader Question: I am concerned some important issues may be missed in inspections. In one condo development, for example, the ground in the heavy clay soil was not graded properly, and the internal construction had some major flaws. The selling agent ...
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Boggs Inspection Services Provides a Home Buyer's Guide to a Successful Home Inspection - southsoundtalk.com

Home Inspection - Thu, 01/28/2016 - 09:03

southsoundtalk.com

Boggs Inspection Services Provides a Home Buyer's Guide to a Successful Home Inspection
southsoundtalk.com
A home inspection is an important part of the home buying process no matter if you are a first-time buyer or a frequent mover with plenty of experience under your belt. A home inspection — an expense of $300 to $400 dollars — can end up saving you ...

Call Kurtis: Why Am I Being Charged Home Inspection Fee When No One Inspected my House? - CBS Local

Home Inspection - Tue, 01/26/2016 - 15:28

CBS Local

Call Kurtis: Why Am I Being Charged Home Inspection Fee When No One Inspected my House?
CBS Local
On his next three statements, the home inspection fee line was gone, but under total fees and charges it showed, he still owed $34.72 with no further explanation. We have since found out he rounded up a mortgage payment, and they deducted the extra 28 ...

Boggs Inspection Services Provides a Home Buyers Guide to a Successful… - ThurstonTalk

Home Inspection - Tue, 01/26/2016 - 07:08

Boggs Inspection Services Provides a Home Buyers Guide to a Successful…
ThurstonTalk
Whether this is your first time buying a home or your fifth, a home inspection is an essential part of the process. First time buyers may ask why an inspection – an expense of $300 to $400 dollars – is necessary. Veteran buyers and real estate ...

Pioneer in home-inspections business has active retirement plan (including reviving psychology practice) - Greensboro News & Record

Home Inspection - Sun, 01/24/2016 - 22:13

Greensboro News & Record

Pioneer in home-inspections business has active retirement plan (including reviving psychology practice)
Greensboro News & Record
It is one of the oldest home inspection businesses in the Triad. Many of its clients have been homebuyers and real-estate professionals, and homeowners wanting consultations about problems in their homes. Local home inspector Jeff Payne has known ...

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What can trip up your home deal - The Seattle Times

Home Inspection - Sat, 01/23/2016 - 19:00

What can trip up your home deal
The Seattle Times
Appraisal-related problems caused delays in 21 percent of transactions and home-inspection issues in 14 percent. Of the nearly one of every 16 (6 percent) of deals that turned into total disasters and fell through, home inspection and financing were ...

Pouring rain? Time to schedule that home inspection - OCRegister

Home Inspection - Sat, 01/23/2016 - 13:01

OCRegister

Pouring rain? Time to schedule that home inspection
OCRegister
The best thing you can do is schedule your home inspection when it is pouring down rain. If you can't coordinate your home inspection with the next rainy day, at least ask your Realtor to take you back so you can look inside and outside as the rain ...

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Keeping your home deal on track in the new year - Miami Herald

Home Inspection - Fri, 01/22/2016 - 23:00

Miami Herald

Keeping your home deal on track in the new year
Miami Herald
Appraisal-related problems caused delays in 21 percent of transactions and home-inspection issues in 14 percent. Of the nearly one of every 16 (6 percent) of deals that turned into total disasters and fell through, home inspection and financing were ...

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The Nation's Housing: Keeping your home deal on track in the new year - NewsOK.com

Home Inspection - Thu, 01/21/2016 - 23:02

The Nation's Housing: Keeping your home deal on track in the new year
NewsOK.com
Appraisal-related problems caused delays in 21 percent of transactions and home-inspection issues in 14 percent. Of the nearly one of every 16 (6 percent) of deals that turned into total disasters and fell through, home inspection and financing were ...

Kenneth Harney: Keeping your home deal on track in the new year - Worcester Telegram

Home Inspection - Thu, 01/21/2016 - 18:12

Worcester Telegram

Kenneth Harney: Keeping your home deal on track in the new year
Worcester Telegram
Appraisal-related problems caused delays in 21 percent of transactions and home-inspection issues in 14 percent. Of the nearly one of every 16 (6 percent) of deals that turned into total disasters and fell through, home inspection and financing were ...

Home inspections, what your inspector may not find - Valley News

Home Inspection - Thu, 01/21/2016 - 16:57

Valley News

Home inspections, what your inspector may not find
Valley News
Electrical Issues – The Home Inspector will identify any obvious issues found during their brief home inspection. Most of their findings will be through a visual inspection and should be able to identify issues such as an ungrounded outlet or ...

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