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Local Briefs for 01/21 - Citrus County Chronicle

Home Inspection - Sat, 01/20/2018 - 19:06

Citrus County Chronicle

Local Briefs for 01/21
Citrus County Chronicle
The class is HUD approved and encompasses the entire home buying process including preparing credit and finances, shopping for a home, home inspection, fair housing, available loan products, loan pre-approval, and closing. There is no charge to attend ...

Door-to-door scam circulating in Colorado Springs - KRDO

Home Inspection - Thu, 01/18/2018 - 09:42

Door-to-door scam circulating in Colorado Springs
KRDO
... door-to-door thieves usually live in the area. Det. Jon Price, with the El Paso County Sheriff's Office explains if you have any suspicion take the time to verify their identity. "No authentic repair man is going to be offended if you take the time ...

Letter: Make gas leak checks mandatory - Evansville Courier & Press

Home Inspection - Thu, 01/18/2018 - 08:43

Letter: Make gas leak checks mandatory
Evansville Courier & Press
Indiana does not require our home inspectors to check for a defect as important as a gas leak by using a simple $25-$100 gas leak detector device. If you asked 100 Indiana homebuyers if their home inspection included gas leak detection, I bet 99 ...

Experts find people are unaware of radon, the second leading cause of lung cancer - Press of Atlantic City

Home Inspection - Tue, 01/16/2018 - 13:05

Press of Atlantic City

Experts find people are unaware of radon, the second leading cause of lung cancer
Press of Atlantic City
A colleague who owned a home inspection business asked if she had ever heard about radon, and that piece of information spurred on Nixon and some of her neighbors to test their homes at a condominium association just 20 minutes south of Pittsburgh ...

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Country home for sale in Blossom TX | United Coutry Real Estate - eParisExtra.com (blog)

Home Inspection - Tue, 01/16/2018 - 13:04

eParisExtra.com (blog)

Country home for sale in Blossom TX | United Coutry Real Estate
eParisExtra.com (blog)
Country ranch style home setting good distance from road on 8.9 acres just 2 miles from Blossom. Large spacious rooms. Kitchen has breakfast area with bay windows, plenty of cabinets, pantry. Den has fireplace with propane gas logs for additional heat ...

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Understand the home inspection process - The Mecklenburg Times

Home Inspection - Tue, 01/16/2018 - 11:25

Understand the home inspection process
The Mecklenburg Times
When you're looking to buy a home, your head may be full of visions of handsome hardwood floors, soaring ceilings and alluring landscape. Yet however tempting it may be to make a purchase based on outward appearance, stop yourself. It is essential to ...

Ask the Expert: What Can Sellers Do to Prepare for a Home Inspection? - RisMedia.com (press release)

Home Inspection - Tue, 01/16/2018 - 10:15

RisMedia.com (press release)

Ask the Expert: What Can Sellers Do to Prepare for a Home Inspection?
RisMedia.com (press release)
Stark_Buddy Today's Ask the Expert column features Buddy Stark, director of Operations for HomeTeam Inspection Service. Q: What can sellers do to prepare for a home inspection? A: Completing these quick and easy tasks before beginning the selling ...

How to Sell a House in 2018: 5 Tips to Get the Edge This Year - Realtor.com News

Home Inspection - Mon, 01/15/2018 - 13:19

Realtor.com News

How to Sell a House in 2018: 5 Tips to Get the Edge This Year
Realtor.com News
"People want to be able to move right in, worry-free." To ease any concerns buyers might have about your home's condition, consider having your home pre-inspected—which can reassure buyers that the house is in good shape, or point you toward repairs ...

Why this startup gives renters cash back for paying on time - Built In Chicago

Home Inspection - Mon, 01/15/2018 - 12:43

Built In Chicago

Why this startup gives renters cash back for paying on time
Built In Chicago
“When they reach certain milestones, like saving $450, we send them a notification to tell them they've saved enough for a home inspection — along with an explanation of why they need one,” said McLoughlin. “A lot of people know they need to save up ...

Local Briefs 1/14: Landfill work to impact traffic; Candidate event 1/18; First-time homebuyer class offered - Citrus County Chronicle

Home Inspection - Sun, 01/14/2018 - 01:15

Citrus County Chronicle

Local Briefs 1/14: Landfill work to impact traffic; Candidate event 1/18; First-time homebuyer class offered
Citrus County Chronicle
The class is HUD approved and encompasses the entire home buying process including preparing credit and finances, shopping for a home, home inspection, fair housing, available loan products, loan pre-approval, and closing. There is no charge to attend ...

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Still no cause determined in fatal fire | News, Sports, Jobs - The ... - Marquette Mining Journal

Home Inspection - Fri, 01/12/2018 - 09:38

Still no cause determined in fatal fire | News, Sports, Jobs - The ...
Marquette Mining Journal
MARQUETTE — The cause of a fatal residential fire where two people were found dead inside a Marquette home Monday evening is still under investigation, officials said today. Krista Urbanc, 22, of Norway, and Zachary Johnson, 23, of Marquette, were ...

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Area business offering free radon testing - McPherson Sentinel

Home Inspection - Fri, 01/12/2018 - 08:55

Area business offering free radon testing
McPherson Sentinel
LINDSBORG — Clarity Home Inspections a local company offering home inspection, radon testing and mitigation and related services, announced today they will offer at least 50 free radon tests to homeowners in the Salina, McPherson, and Hutchinson areas ...

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December residential housing market update: Low inventory does not reduce demand - Kirkland Reporter

Home Inspection - Wed, 01/10/2018 - 15:22

Kirkland Reporter

December residential housing market update: Low inventory does not reduce demand
Kirkland Reporter
For those looking to buy, Spencer recommends getting fully underwritten before making an offer or leveraging your buying power with cash. Another trend she and her brokers are seeing is that many buyers are waiving contingencies such as the home ...

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Ready to Be a Homeowner? 6 Expert Tips for Choosing Your Starter Home - Student Loan Hero (blog)

Home Inspection - Wed, 01/10/2018 - 10:57

Student Loan Hero (blog)

Ready to Be a Homeowner? 6 Expert Tips for Choosing Your Starter Home
Student Loan Hero (blog)
When you put in an offer, you can make it contingent upon a home inspection — including radon, pest, and sewer inspections, said McDevitt. Make sure the home inspector is licensed and has a good reputation in your area. You also should accompany the ...

California Pool and Spa Safety Barrier Requirements Double - 2018, Reports The California Real Estate Inspection ... - PR Newswire (press release)

Home Inspection - Tue, 01/09/2018 - 18:59

California Pool and Spa Safety Barrier Requirements Double - 2018, Reports The California Real Estate Inspection ...
PR Newswire (press release)
ALISO VIEJO, Calif., Jan. 9, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- A new California law known as the Pool Safety Act (SB442) has been signed by Governor Brown and became effective on January 1, 2018. The law requires new or remodeled pools and spas to have two of seven ...

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Low inventory does not reduce demand in Bellevue housing market - Bellevue Reporter

Home Inspection - Tue, 01/09/2018 - 14:23

Bellevue Reporter

Low inventory does not reduce demand in Bellevue housing market
Bellevue Reporter
For those looking to buy, Nordby recommends getting fully underwritten before making an offer or leveraging your buying power with cash. Another trend Nordby and her brokers are seeing is that many buyers are waiving contingencies such as the home ...

Liberty Mutual crunches hidden data to create your Total Home Score - VentureBeat

Home Inspection - Sun, 01/07/2018 - 18:01

VentureBeat

Liberty Mutual crunches hidden data to create your Total Home Score
VentureBeat
“There are many hidden factors that aren't easily uncovered at an open house or home inspection. When looking for a home that's right for your family, information is everything, and with Total Home Score, that information is right at your fingertips ...

How to find the right contractor - Palm Beach Post

Home Inspection - Fri, 01/05/2018 - 22:04

How to find the right contractor
Palm Beach Post
Do you plan to sell a home in a torrid real estate marketa place where prospects line up with offers? Are buyers there so eager they're willing to waive the right to a home inspection? If so, you might assume you could take a passive approach to the ...

Home inspectors voice concern over higher fees but lower standards - Globalnews.ca

Home Inspection - Fri, 01/05/2018 - 18:54

Globalnews.ca

Home inspectors voice concern over higher fees but lower standards
Globalnews.ca
Hamm is concerned that home inspection licensing fees aren't benefiting the industry. The consumer protection agency spent less than $10,000 handling four home inspection complaints in 2016 but will collect more than $500,000 each year under the new ...

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