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Home inspection standards to tighten in BC - CTV News

Home Inspection - Sat, 09/20/2014 - 12:41

The Province

Home inspection standards to tighten in BC
CTV News
VANCOUVER -- By the end of next year, home inspectors will have to meet a standard set of professional criteria to be licensed in British Columbia. Housing Minister Rich Coleman said Friday the improved requirements will help safeguard home buyers who ...
BC home inspectors to get standardized training and testingCBC.ca

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The House Detective: Pros and cons of home inspection insurance - NewsOK.com

Home Inspection - Fri, 09/19/2014 - 22:12

The House Detective: Pros and cons of home inspection insurance
NewsOK.com
The House Detective: Pros and cons of home inspection insurance. The debate over errors and omissions insurance will never be resolved to every home inspector's satisfaction. For some, having it is too risky. For others, the greater risk is not having it.

BC to tighten home inspection standards with new education requirements - Times Colonist

Home Inspection - Fri, 09/19/2014 - 17:17

BC to tighten home inspection standards with new education requirements
Times Colonist
VANCOUVER - By the end of next year, home inspectors will have to meet a standard set of professional criteria to be licensed in British Columbia. Housing Minister Rich Coleman said Friday the improved requirements will help safeguard home buyers who ...

Province starting to streamline the home inspection industry - News1130

Home Inspection - Fri, 09/19/2014 - 12:01

News1130

Province starting to streamline the home inspection industry
News1130
VANCOUVER (NEWS1130) – The home inspection industry has always been a bit of a legal grey area that can often leave home-owners without much recourse if they find a problem. However, the province is starting to streamline the industry, with one body ...

Home Inspection Leader Sets Up Shop in South Miami - DigitalJournal.com

Home Inspection - Fri, 09/19/2014 - 09:03

Home Inspection Leader Sets Up Shop in South Miami
DigitalJournal.com
Miami, FL -- (ReleaseWire) -- 09/19/2014 -- Home inspection, which is a highly specialized task is also the most important when it comes to ensuring the safety of a home/office and its inhabitants. While many skip it in fear of spending way over their ...

Action 9 investigates the high cost of a botched home inspection - WFTV Orlando

Home Inspection - Mon, 09/15/2014 - 14:45

Action 9 investigates the high cost of a botched home inspection
WFTV Orlando
A first-time homebuyer claims a termite inspector failed to find live termites and massive damage. Now that homeowner is forced to pay thousands of dollars for termite treatments and repairs just three months after moving into his downtown Orlando home.

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Action 9 investigates the high cost of a botched home inspection - WFTV Orlando

Home Inspection - Mon, 09/15/2014 - 14:01

Action 9 investigates the high cost of a botched home inspection
WFTV Orlando
A first time homebuyer claims a termite inspector failed to find live termites and massive damage. Now that homeowner is forced to pay thousands of dollars for termite treatments and repairs just three months after moving into his downtown Orlando home.

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On the Move: Relocation property assessment not same as property inspection - Chron.com

Home Inspection - Fri, 09/12/2014 - 09:27

On the Move: Relocation property assessment not same as property inspection
Chron.com
One such document is a relocation home inspection report, which is used as a property assessment tool as part of the relocation home sale process. The relocation seller's company or RMC orders this assessment report on the property. The report has a ...

Home Inspection Ordinance Upsets Some in Chesterhill - The News Center

Home Inspection - Tue, 09/09/2014 - 09:07

Home Inspection Ordinance Upsets Some in Chesterhill
The News Center
There are some unhappy people in Morgan County, frustrated with their local government after Monday's council meeting. This is all about a proposed ordinance that would allow the mayor of Chesterhill to do home inspections. People we spoke with say ...

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ON THE MOVE: Top tips on surviving a home inspection - Wicked Local Hopkinton

Home Inspection - Tue, 09/09/2014 - 03:41

ON THE MOVE: Top tips on surviving a home inspection
Wicked Local Hopkinton
One of my clients recently quipped that a home inspection is like having someone reveal all the flaws of someone you just fell in love with. I get his point. Home inspections can be a stressful process, so here are some tips to help make the most of ...
Home inspection a vital part of purchasePeninsula News Review

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Do buyers need a home inspection? - 6abc.com

Home Inspection - Mon, 09/08/2014 - 13:27

Do buyers need a home inspection?
6abc.com
You should use a home inspection to help you estimate the cost of making repairs, to negotiate with the seller, or to provide the supporting evidence for exercising an inspection contingency. A home inspection typically costs between $300 and $500 ...

City improves home inspection process - Calgary Sun

Home Inspection - Sat, 09/06/2014 - 06:23

Calgary Sun

City improves home inspection process
Calgary Sun
City improves home inspection process. 0. By Myke Thomas, Calgary Sun. First posted: Saturday, September 06, 2014 02:00 AM MDT. Home Inspector Getting a home inspection done on a property is a sure way to identify major structural problems in your ...

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Make Or Break: The Home Inspection - Mountain Mail Newspaper

Home Inspection - Fri, 09/05/2014 - 11:27

Make Or Break: The Home Inspection
Mountain Mail Newspaper
The home inspection can be a tense time whether you are buying or selling. If you are like most people, you're not an expert on the inner workings of your home, and, while you might be able to fix a toilet or change out a light fixture, removing mold ...

Why you should hire an electrician as part of your home inspection - InsideHalton.com

Home Inspection - Tue, 09/02/2014 - 00:00

Why you should hire an electrician as part of your home inspection
InsideHalton.com
Most people will do a home inspection prior to buying a home but very few will hire an electrician to do a thorough check of their home's electrical. A home inspector is not allowed to touch the electrical panel. There are so many issues that can exist ...

Acadian Home Inspection, taking advantage of tech - Poughkeepsie Journal

Home Inspection - Sun, 08/31/2014 - 20:12

Acadian Home Inspection, taking advantage of tech
Poughkeepsie Journal
Bob Boudreau, owner of Acadian Home Inspection in Staatsburg, conducts full-scale pre-sale home inspections. Because he uses a customized electronic program for his inspection reports, Boudreau is able to email the results to his clients within 24 ...

How should a seller prepare for a home inspection? - TheChronicleHerald.ca

Home Inspection - Fri, 08/29/2014 - 20:14

TheChronicleHerald.ca

How should a seller prepare for a home inspection?
TheChronicleHerald.ca
This is an excellent question to ask, as I've actually seen too many houses that were not ready for a home inspection and unfortunately, this did have a negative impact on the sale of those properties. Most Realtors will advise you that preparing for a ...

Urgent action required after Leigh care home inspection - Leigh Journal

Home Inspection - Thu, 08/28/2014 - 06:20

Urgent action required after Leigh care home inspection
Leigh Journal
A CARE home has been warned that it must make urgent improvements following an inspection. Inspectors from the Care Quality Commission (CQC) visited Heathside Residential Home on Plank Lane, Leigh, on July 2 and found that the service was failing to ...

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Urgent action required after Leigh care home inspection - Leigh Journal

Home Inspection - Thu, 08/28/2014 - 06:15

Urgent action required after Leigh care home inspection
Leigh Journal
A CARE home has been warned that it must make urgent improvements following an inspection. Inspectors from the Care Quality Commission (CQC) visited Heathside Residential Home on Plank Lane, Leigh, on July 2 and found that the service was failing to ...

Professional home inspections important when buying a home - Daily Commercial

Home Inspection - Wed, 08/27/2014 - 03:13

Professional home inspections important when buying a home
Daily Commercial
Vermeulen says that a growing part of his home inspection business is from insurance companies potentially denying coverage to existing policy holders for wind mitigation issues, faulty electrical wiring, service panels or old roofing. Interestingly ...

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Talking Business: Former Longview police officer opens home inspection service - Longview Daily News

Home Inspection - Mon, 08/25/2014 - 22:31

Talking Business: Former Longview police officer opens home inspection service
Longview Daily News
In April, he began assessing homes for Pillar to Post, a nationwide home inspection franchise. Within the last month, Lile says, he has become one of the few—if not the only—Longview home inspectors certified to examine pools, spas, four-plexes and ...

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