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Your Life: Do you really need a home inspection? - Kawartha Media Group

Home Inspection - Mon, 07/21/2014 - 05:48

Your Life: Do you really need a home inspection?
Kawartha Media Group
Is your house listed for sale? Has your agent presented you with an offer that includes a condition of a home inspection? Is there is anything you can do to help to finalize the sale? We have the answers. Whether you are considering listing your house ...

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Your Life: Do you really need a home inspection? - InsideHalton.com

Home Inspection - Mon, 07/21/2014 - 03:33

Your Life: Do you really need a home inspection?
InsideHalton.com
Is your house listed for sale? Has your agent presented you with an offer that includes a condition of a home inspection? Is there is anything you can do to help to finalize the sale? We have the answers. Whether you are considering listing your house ...

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Inspection of condo definitely worth cost - Albuquerque Journal

Home Inspection - Sat, 07/19/2014 - 23:06

Inspection of condo definitely worth cost
Albuquerque Journal
Dear Barry: We are buying a condominium and are debating whether a home inspection is worth the investment. Here's how we look at it. The seller owns the interior paint and all that is within it. Whatever is outside the interior paint is maintained by ...

Inspection a smart investment, even on new home | HomeWork - The Seattle Times

Home Inspection - Sat, 07/19/2014 - 01:15

Inspection a smart investment, even on new home | HomeWork
The Seattle Times
Occasionally a new-home inspection will reveal that bathroom and kitchen fans are venting into the attic instead of outside, as required by code. Plumbing fixtures may not properly connect to the drain system. Another issue that can arise is improper ...

Your Life upcoming video series: Home inspection 101 - durhamregion.com

Home Inspection - Fri, 07/18/2014 - 23:58

Your Life upcoming video series: Home inspection 101
durhamregion.com
DURHAM -- Is your house listed for sale? Has your agent presented you with an offer that includes a condition of a home inspection? Is there is anything you can do to help to finalize the sale? We have the answers next week on durhamregion.com. Whether ...

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Home Inspection 101 - The Times-Picayune (blog)

Home Inspection - Fri, 07/18/2014 - 14:34

Home Inspection 101
The Times-Picayune (blog)
Once you've found that perfect home and had your offer accepted, the next step is to conduct a home inspection. No matter how good your prospective new home may look on the surface, an investment of this size should not be carried out without a ...

Ann Arbor Home Inspection: Benefits of Infrared Technology - DigitalJournal.com

Home Inspection - Thu, 07/17/2014 - 21:31

Ann Arbor Home Inspection: Benefits of Infrared Technology
DigitalJournal.com
The Ann Arbor Home Inspection should include Infrared inspection to help diagnose the extent and the sources to many of these problems. This can result in a large reduction in costs. Ann Arbor Home Inspection employs certified inspectors to perform ...

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Don't hire just any home inspector - Toronto Star

Home Inspection - Thu, 07/17/2014 - 21:04

Toronto Star

Don't hire just any home inspector
Toronto Star
It's clear that you understand why a home inspection is important. It can identify underlying problems with the home's major systems, like heating, air conditioning, electrical, roofing, foundation, and plumbing systems. That's why it's usually a good ...

Thorough home inspection preparation worth doing - London Free Press

Home Inspection - Fri, 07/11/2014 - 21:09

London Free Press

Thorough home inspection preparation worth doing
London Free Press
So, your house is listed for sale. Your agent presents an offer that includes a condition of a home inspection. You're excited about the offer, but wonder if there is anything you can do to aid the home inspection and finalize the sale. If you know ...

Dear Monty: Tips for picking a good home inspector - Green Bay Press Gazette

Home Inspection - Thu, 07/10/2014 - 20:50

Dear Monty: Tips for picking a good home inspector
Green Bay Press Gazette
A. The purpose of the home inspection is to examine and disclose the condition of the principal structural and mechanical components of the home. The reason for this is simple. Understanding condition is a fundamental part of determining the value; ...

Pre-listing inspection not always valuable to 'as is' seller - Chicago Tribune

Home Inspection - Thu, 07/10/2014 - 02:41

Pre-listing inspection not always valuable to 'as is' seller
Chicago Tribune
Q: I recently read an article you wrote about selling a home "as is." I agree with all that you said, but I wonder why you did not mention the value of a pre-listing home inspection? Your website (ThinkGlink.com) has a full article on this, so I know ...

Pre-listing inspection not always valuable to 'as is' seller - Chicago Tribune

Home Inspection - Thu, 07/10/2014 - 02:41

Pre-listing inspection not always valuable to 'as is' seller
Chicago Tribune
I agree with all that you said, but I wonder why you did not mention the value of a pre-listing home inspection? Your website (ThinkGlink.com) has a full article on this, so I know full well that you understand and support the concept under certain ...

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Test Key Items In Your Home Before A Pre-Sale Inspection - Lifehacker Australia

Home Inspection - Mon, 07/07/2014 - 08:07

Test Key Items In Your Home Before A Pre-Sale Inspection
Lifehacker Australia
Buyers sometimes use home inspection services to check out a house. The inspector does a thorough walk-through to let the buyer know of any potential problems. The more problems, the less likely the buyer will purchase the house. Wise Bread suggests ...

Peter Boutell, Lending a Hand: Appraisal does not replace home inspection - Santa Cruz Sentinel

Home Inspection - Fri, 07/04/2014 - 16:06

Peter Boutell, Lending a Hand: Appraisal does not replace home inspection
Santa Cruz Sentinel
To follow up on my column two weeks ago on home inspections, I wanted to be clear about the purpose of the appraisal. An appraiser's job is not to determine the fair market value of the home and he or she does that by comparing the subject property to ...

There's no excuse for nursing home inspection delays - Honolulu Star-Advertiser

Home Inspection - Tue, 07/01/2014 - 04:43

There's no excuse for nursing home inspection delays
Honolulu Star-Advertiser
~~<p>Skilled-nursing facilities treat patients who are well enough to leave the hospital, but not well enough to go home. About 90 percent of such facilities in the United States also are certified as nursing homes, providing long-term care for an ...

Details Coming on Chicken-Owners' Home Inspection - VOCM

Home Inspection - Mon, 06/30/2014 - 01:52

Details Coming on Chicken-Owners' Home Inspection
VOCM
The City of St. John's is expected to say more today about a home inspection of a property housing chickens in the Empire Avenue area. VOCM's Erin Eaton reports. Two of the birds escaped last week, which prompted a city inspection of the property.

The anatomy of a home inspection - CapitalGazette.com

Home Inspection - Sat, 06/28/2014 - 21:26

The anatomy of a home inspection
CapitalGazette.com
Were you aware that the purchase of residential property in Maryland includes the right to inspect the home as a condition of purchase? With few exceptions, the home buyer can get a licensed home inspector to examine the home. This can protect the ...

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Home inspection is a participation sport - Atlanta Journal Constitution

Home Inspection - Fri, 06/27/2014 - 21:02

Home inspection is a participation sport
Atlanta Journal Constitution
A professional home inspection is a visual examination of accessible areas, and carries no guarantees. Even so, the inspector should carry insurance for errors and omissions. No one is perfect, and if the inspector simply misses a serious and obvious ...

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Home inspector says nothing about mold - Chicago Daily Herald

Home Inspection - Fri, 06/27/2014 - 06:49

Home inspector says nothing about mold
Chicago Daily Herald
Mold inspecting is actually outside the scope of the standards of practice for home inspection. Therefore, many home inspectors simply ignore mold, even when it is obviously visible. In my opinion, that is not a wise or equitable practice. Although a ...

7 Worst Things to Hear in a Home Inspection - Yahoo News Canada (blog)

Home Inspection - Thu, 06/26/2014 - 12:37

Yahoo News Canada (blog)

7 Worst Things to Hear in a Home Inspection
Yahoo News Canada (blog)
A young couple claims they have lost hundreds and thousands of dollars after purchasing their new house because of a home inspection blunder. Report by Georgia Main. NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- Getting a thorough professional inspection before buying a ...

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