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Finding right home inspector key in spotting future headaches - TBO.com

Home Inspection - Sat, 12/13/2014 - 23:12

Finding right home inspector key in spotting future headaches
TBO.com
Home inspector Mark Cramer of Inspection Services, Inc. looks at the depth of attic insulation of a home on a recent inspection. Cramer will look over a home for correctable defects that in the long run can cost home owners thousands of dollars if not ...

Home Inspector Jeff Belrose Digs Deep So Buyers Don't Have To - Seven Days

Home Inspection - Fri, 12/12/2014 - 01:30

Seven Days

Home Inspector Jeff Belrose Digs Deep So Buyers Don't Have To
Seven Days
A lot of clients have this misconception that, because they got a home inspection, their house should be proclaimed new and free of issues. Then, a month later, their hot-water tank fails. There's no way I would know that. If I could know that in ...

Realtors are wrong about the Lemoyne rental housing inspection ordinance ... - PennLive.com

Home Inspection - Tue, 12/09/2014 - 08:27

Realtors are wrong about the Lemoyne rental housing inspection ordinance ...
PennLive.com
I own two homes in Lemoyne, one my residence and another a rental property. In addition I own a home in Saegertown in Pennsylvania's northwest corner. The home in Saegertown is subject to the borough's home inspection program for rental properties.

22-year-old takes over home inspection franchise - Shore News Today

Home Inspection - Sat, 12/06/2014 - 10:20

22-year-old takes over home inspection franchise
Shore News Today
ERMA – Gabi Whalen took over the Erma franchise of Pillar To Post Home Inspectors in November. The 22-year-old once hoped to design skyscrapers, but now she is using her knowledge of architecture on residential buildings. Whalen attended the New ...

Get outside home inspection too - San Antonio Express-News

Home Inspection - Fri, 12/05/2014 - 17:01

Get outside home inspection too
San Antonio Express-News
Prudent house hunters usually await the results of a professional inspection before buying their dream home. All too often, though, one of the biggest contributors to a home's value is neglected: the landscape. And that can prove costly. “I feel bad ...

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Dewsbury care home inspection: Records showed resident had not been out of ... - Spenborough Guardian

Home Inspection - Thu, 12/04/2014 - 23:51

Spenborough Guardian

Dewsbury care home inspection: Records showed resident had not been out of ...
Spenborough Guardian
A Care Quality Commission (CQC) report into Manorcroft care home found three areas needed improvement, while another was so bad that enforcement action was needed. Treating people with respect and involving them in their care; providing care, ...

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Heckmondwike care home inspection: Manager was unaware of patients ... - Mirfield Reporter

Home Inspection - Thu, 12/04/2014 - 23:32

Mirfield Reporter

Heckmondwike care home inspection: Manager was unaware of patients ...
Mirfield Reporter
Heckmondwike care home inspection: Manager was unaware of patients' dementia. Latest news... Published on the 05 December 2014 06:29. Published 05/12/2014 06:29. Print this. 0 comments Be the first to comment. A health watchdog has released an ...
Dewsbury care home inspection: Records showed resident had not been out of ...Spenborough Guardian

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Heckmondwike care home inspection: Manager was unaware of patients ... - Dewsbury Reporter

Home Inspection - Thu, 12/04/2014 - 23:30

Dewsbury Reporter

Heckmondwike care home inspection: Manager was unaware of patients ...
Dewsbury Reporter
Heckmondwike care home inspection: Manager was unaware of patients' dementia. Latest news... Published on the 05 December 2014 06:29. Published 05/12/2014 06:29. Print this. 0 comments Be the first to comment. A health watchdog has released an ...

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Buying A House‎ Better Get A Home Inspection - Mondaq News Alerts (registration)

Home Inspection - Thu, 12/04/2014 - 05:00

Buying A House‎ Better Get A Home Inspection
Mondaq News Alerts (registration)
A recent decision provides another reminder of why prudent homebuyers should always insist on a home inspection. The buyers agreed to purchase the property without making the sale conditional on a home inspection. However, the contract did include the ...

Fidelity National buys major home warranty and inspection company - Jacksonville Business Journal (blog)

Home Inspection - Wed, 12/03/2014 - 09:31

Housing Wire

Fidelity National buys major home warranty and inspection company
Jacksonville Business Journal (blog)
... FNHW President and CE. "Our combined home warranty business provides a great opportunity to continue with our nationwide expansion efforts and the home inspection services platform provides a substantial opportunity for further future growth at FNHW.
Fidelity National Financial (FNF) to Acquire Home Warranty, Inspection ...StreetInsider.com (subscription)
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Buying A House‎ Better Get A Home Inspection - Mondaq News Alerts (registration)

Home Inspection - Wed, 12/03/2014 - 04:38

Buying A House‎ Better Get A Home Inspection
Mondaq News Alerts (registration)
A recent decision provides another reminder of why prudent homebuyers should always insist on a home inspection. The buyers agreed to purchase the property without making the sale conditional on a home inspection. However, the contract did include the ...

Whitehouse police warn homeowners about home inspection scam - KYTX

Home Inspection - Tue, 12/02/2014 - 21:42

Whitehouse police warn homeowners about home inspection scam
KYTX
Retailers are hoping low gas prices help spur spending this holiday season. That savings could come in handy if you plan on buying "The 12 Days of Christmas." More >>. Retailers are hoping low gas prices help spur spending this holiday season.

Make radon testing a priority in home search - Daily Herald

Home Inspection - Sat, 11/29/2014 - 00:05

Daily Herald

Make radon testing a priority in home search
Daily Herald
The home inspection is the No. 1 deal killer. Often they are reluctant to do it because they don't want to spend the $300 or so up front. Yet it could save the sellers not only the deal, but thousands of dollars in repairs or price reductions if the ...

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Meet Heather Rowell at Boggs Inspection Services - ThurstonTalk

Home Inspection - Wed, 11/26/2014 - 07:40

ThurstonTalk

Meet Heather Rowell at Boggs Inspection Services
ThurstonTalk
Heather manages the busy schedules of Boggs Home Inspection's three inspectors – Dwayne Boggs, Tom Hitchman, and Keith Bowman. The inspectors range within an approximate 60 mile radius of their Olympia home-base reaching as far north as Renton ...

WIN Home Inspection Franchise Partners With Bancorp for Car Leasing Program - SYS-CON Media (press release)

Home Inspection - Tue, 11/25/2014 - 07:16

SYS-CON Media (press release)

WIN Home Inspection Franchise Partners With Bancorp for Car Leasing Program
SYS-CON Media (press release)
MADISON, AL -- (Marketwired) -- 11/25/14 -- WIN Home Inspection, America's most advanced home inspection franchise, is helping franchise owners cut the cost of driving a new vehicle with an innovative partnership with The Bancorp, a major national ...

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WIN Home Inspection Franchise Partners With Bancorp for Car Leasing Program - Yahoo Finance UK

Home Inspection - Tue, 11/25/2014 - 06:56

WIN Home Inspection Franchise Partners With Bancorp for Car Leasing Program
Yahoo Finance UK
MADISON, AL--(Marketwired - Nov 25, 2014) - WIN Home Inspection, America's most advanced home inspection franchise, is helping franchise owners cut the cost of driving a new vehicle with an innovative partnership with The Bancorp, a major national ...

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Flat-roof leaks raise inspection questions - Albuquerque Journal

Home Inspection - Sun, 11/23/2014 - 00:05

Flat-roof leaks raise inspection questions
Albuquerque Journal
Dear Salvador: The purpose of a home inspection is to report defects that are visible and accessible at the time of the inspection. A home inspector cannot always predict future roof leakage, but defects that are likely to cause leaking or that ...

Flat-roof leaks raise inspection questions - Albuquerque Journal

Home Inspection - Sun, 11/23/2014 - 00:05

Flat-roof leaks raise inspection questions
Albuquerque Journal
Dear Salvador: The purpose of a home inspection is to report defects that are visible and accessible at the time of the inspection. A home inspector cannot always predict future roof leakage, but defects that are likely to cause leaking or that ...

Home inspection rules favor buyers, some say - Cherry Hill Courier Post

Home Inspection - Sat, 11/22/2014 - 20:21

Cherry Hill Courier Post

Home inspection rules favor buyers, some say
Cherry Hill Courier Post
Daren Sautter, a broker sales associate with Berkshire Hathaway Home Services, stands Friday in front of one of his listings in Cherry Hill. Come Jan. 1, sellers of homes in Cherry Hill will have to acquire a certificate stating they've passed an ...

Home inspectors have issues with proposed CSA standard - Real Estate News EXchange

Home Inspection - Thu, 11/20/2014 - 12:21

Real Estate News EXchange

Home inspectors have issues with proposed CSA standard
Real Estate News EXchange
A draft of the new CSA A770 home inspection standard recently released for public review has raised the ire of Canadian home inspectors who believe it will dramatically increase the cost of inspections and could potentially reduce consumer protection.

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