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Barbara Yaffe: Independence, standardization needed in home inspection industry - Vancouver Sun

Home Inspection - Wed, 07/22/2015 - 14:40

Vancouver Sun

Barbara Yaffe: Independence, standardization needed in home inspection industry
Vancouver Sun
VANCOUVER — When I purchased a half-duplex in Kitsilano last year, I opted to decline a home inspection, later discovering my new digs had a carpenter ant infestation, asbestos in the bathroom flooring, toilets that were not properly anchored, and a ...

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Barbara Yaffe: Independence, standardization needed in home inspection industry - Vancouver Sun

Home Inspection - Wed, 07/22/2015 - 14:30

Vancouver Sun

Barbara Yaffe: Independence, standardization needed in home inspection industry
Vancouver Sun
VANCOUVER — When I purchased a half-duplex in Kitsilano last year, I opted to decline a home inspection, later discovering my new digs had a carpenter ant infestation, asbestos in the bathroom flooring, toilets that were not properly anchored, and a ...

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Mike Holmes: Inspection reports not only for buyers - Ottawa Citizen

Home Inspection - Tue, 07/21/2015 - 11:53

Ottawa Citizen

Mike Holmes: Inspection reports not only for buyers
Ottawa Citizen
Last week I talked about why it's important to get a home inspection when buying a home. But home inspections aren't just for buyers - they're for sellers too. A good home inspection report can help increase the value of your home, decrease the time it ...

Open & Shut: New home inspection business is sister company to construction group - Burlington Times News

Home Inspection - Sun, 07/19/2015 - 12:41

Open & Shut: New home inspection business is sister company to construction group
Burlington Times News
An inspections company has opened up in Elon. FOX DEN HOME INSPECTIONS is the sister company to FOX DEN CONSTRUCTION. Owner Michael Fields said the company has experienced builders who are very knowledgeable of home construction and ...

Peel police warn residents of fire inspection scam - Mississauga

Home Inspection - Fri, 07/17/2015 - 14:22

Peel police warn residents of fire inspection scam
Mississauga
Peel police want to remind people that although carbon monoxide alarms and smoke alarms are required by law in homes, the only persons with authority to do any kind of fire-related home inspection on your home is your local fire department. The fire ...

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About the House: Appraisal or inspection? - Sturgis Journal

Home Inspection - Fri, 07/17/2015 - 13:07

About the House: Appraisal or inspection?
Sturgis Journal
Do you know the difference between an appraisal and a home inspection? Both are important. Both look at conditions of a property, but with different purposes and outcomes. An appraisal is to verify value. Lenders need one to know if a property has ...

Mike Holmes: How a home inspection can help sell your home - National Post

Home Inspection - Fri, 07/17/2015 - 12:31

National Post

Mike Holmes: How a home inspection can help sell your home
National Post
Last week I talked about why it's important to get a home inspection when buying a home. But home inspections aren't just for buyers — they're for sellers too. A good home inspection report can help increase the value of your home, decrease the time ...

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Damage can sometimes occur during a home inspection - Chicago Daily Herald

Home Inspection - Thu, 07/16/2015 - 22:05

Damage can sometimes occur during a home inspection
Chicago Daily Herald
Q. The people who are buying our home hired a home inspector. During the inspection, he was filling the spa tub in our upstairs bathroom and he filled it nearly to the top. Unfortunately, a leak in the overflow drain caused water to drip through the ...

Home inspection important even on newer homes - Wausau Daily Herald

Home Inspection - Thu, 07/16/2015 - 10:06

Wausau Daily Herald

Home inspection important even on newer homes
Wausau Daily Herald
This past week, I completed a home inspection on a new home. The balusters (posts) on the deck were spaced too far apart, causing a safety issue. The deck step risers (the space between the steps) were not closed off, causing another safety concern ...
Home inspections aren't only for buyersFort Worth Star Telegram

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SACINSPECT Publishes Comprehensive New Guide to Exterior Home Inspection - Free Press Release Center (press release)

Home Inspection - Thu, 07/16/2015 - 06:08

SACINSPECT Publishes Comprehensive New Guide to Exterior Home Inspection
Free Press Release Center (press release)
SACINSPECT INC, the Sacramento area's leading home inspection service, published at the company's website a brand-new guide focusing on the inspection of home exteriors. Countering a number of common misconceptions and containing plenty of ...

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Mike Holmes: Why you need a pre-purchase home inspection - Ottawa Citizen

Home Inspection - Tue, 07/14/2015 - 08:51

Ottawa Citizen

Mike Holmes: Why you need a pre-purchase home inspection
Ottawa Citizen
For example, during a prepurchase home inspection a pro will check out the roof and tell you roughly how long it should last you, if it needs to be repaired or if you'll need to re-shingle before next winter. They'll take a look at the building ...

Inspect that home before you buy it! Call Inspection Services LLC today at 605 ... - Rapid City Journal

Home Inspection - Mon, 07/13/2015 - 13:27

Inspect that home before you buy it! Call Inspection Services LLC today at 605 ...
Rapid City Journal
Buying a home can be exciting, momentous, and meaningful. But it can also be stressful – especially if you're not sure how to gauge the physical condition of a house. Let Inspection Services LLC do a thorough home inspection from foundation to the roof.

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Pre-purchase home inspection is important - Regina Leader-Post

Home Inspection - Mon, 07/13/2015 - 13:00

National Post

Pre-purchase home inspection is important
Regina Leader-Post
Not getting one is like buying a used car without taking it for a test drive, or buying it based on colour. Sounds crazy, right? But think about it: when it comes to buying a house you are literally investing at least 50 times more money, and when ...
Mike Holmes: Don't fall in love with the eye candy or it could end up being a ...National Post

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Pre-purchase home inspection is important - Regina Leader-Post

Home Inspection - Mon, 07/13/2015 - 12:45

National Post

Pre-purchase home inspection is important
Regina Leader-Post
Not getting one is like buying a used car without taking it for a test drive, or buying it based on colour. Sounds crazy, right? But think about it: when it comes to buying a house you are literally investing at least 50 times more money, and when ...
Mike Holmes: Don't fall in love with the eye candy or it could end up being a ...National Post

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Ann Arbor Home Inspection Announces Expanding Services in Washtenaw County - Free Press Release Center (press release)

Home Inspection - Sun, 07/12/2015 - 10:14

Ann Arbor Home Inspection Announces Expanding Services in Washtenaw County
Free Press Release Center (press release)
Ann Arbor Home Inspection is pleased to announce the expansion of services in Washtenaw county, which includes Ypsilanti, Dexter, Saline, Milan, Whitmore Lake, Pittsfield Township, Superior Township, and more. This expansion will now enable more ...

Home inspection is a must, even if you are not expecting to move - Digital Journal

Home Inspection - Fri, 07/10/2015 - 07:52

Digital Journal

Home inspection is a must, even if you are not expecting to move
Digital Journal
New York's The House Detective Home Inspection Agency is the premiere home inspection professionals bringing 35 years of experience in the building industry as a certified home and building inspector. The benefit of hiring a professional home inspector ...
It's not a pass or failTheChronicleHerald.ca

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Three Ways Technology Can Make Home Inspection More Efficient - IT Business Net

Home Inspection - Thu, 07/02/2015 - 09:07

IT Business Net

Three Ways Technology Can Make Home Inspection More Efficient
IT Business Net
Whether you're closing on a property or performing routine maintenance, new technology can help you assess a property's condition and address any issues in a timely fashion. There are a range of new technology solutions available to make the ...

WIN Home Inspection Franchise Posts a 32% Increase in Overall Revenue ... - SYS-CON Media (press release)

Home Inspection - Thu, 07/02/2015 - 04:39

SYS-CON Media (press release)

WIN Home Inspection Franchise Posts a 32% Increase in Overall Revenue ...
SYS-CON Media (press release)
HUNTSVILLE, AL -- (Marketwired) -- 07/02/15 -- The WIN Home Inspection franchise reported a 32% increase in overall revenue from 2010 to 2014. The number reflected a dramatic and continuing rise in demand for home inspection franchise services.

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The dangers of opting out of a home inspection - Simcoe.com

Home Inspection - Wed, 07/01/2015 - 06:54

Simcoe.com

The dangers of opting out of a home inspection
Simcoe.com
Skipping out on a professional inspection when you purchase a new home may leave you unprepared for costly repairs because, as Buyer Aware Home Inspection in Barrie warns, it isn't always what you see; it's usually what you don't see.

4 Tips for Getting Value From Your Home Inspection - Fox Business

Home Inspection - Wed, 07/01/2015 - 06:26

Fox Business

4 Tips for Getting Value From Your Home Inspection
Fox Business
Many buyers assume that the home inspection is their opportunity to pick the home apart and find its flaws. While the inspection often results in a second round of negotiations, buyers should view the inspection as the introduction to their potential home.

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