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Florida reverses decision to shield information from nursing home inspection reports - Tampabay.com

Home Inspection - Fri, 09/22/2017 - 7:21pm

Tampabay.com

Florida reverses decision to shield information from nursing home inspection reports
Tampabay.com
Officials for the state Agency for Health Care Administration said Friday they will no longer use software that allowed them to heavily redact key words from nursing home inspection reports posted online. The agency has been under increased scrutiny ...
Nursing home problems? Florida helps hide, censor themOrlando Sentinel
Video shows naked woman in sweltering nursing home where 8 diedCNN

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In-Town Home Investment Opportunity for Sale in NE TX (Auction) - eParisExtra.com (blog)

Home Inspection - Fri, 09/22/2017 - 3:50pm

eParisExtra.com (blog)

In-Town Home Investment Opportunity for Sale in NE TX (Auction)
eParisExtra.com (blog)
Two Bedroom / One Bath older home sitting in the middle of town on city lot located in Lamar County, Paris, Texas. Click here to place a bid!

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About the House: Fall to-do checklist - Sturgis Journal

Home Inspection News - Fri, 09/22/2017 - 2:03pm

About the House: Fall to-do checklist
Sturgis Journal
When the basics are accommodated, and you've scheduled your municipality to clean your street first this winter, you will be able to rest easier About the House. Rob Kinsey has been a licensed builder for 30 years and is a home inspector with more than ...

Adding electrical to unpermitted building - Chicago Daily Herald

Home Inspection News - Fri, 09/22/2017 - 6:18am

Adding electrical to unpermitted building
Chicago Daily Herald
Q. The people who are buying my home hired a home inspector. When I returned home after the inspection, I found circuit breakers turned off and all of my electronics destroyed, including three televisions, cable DVRs, DVD players, stereos, modem and ...

Adding electrical to unpermitted building - Chicago Daily Herald

Home Inspection - Fri, 09/22/2017 - 6:18am

Adding electrical to unpermitted building
Chicago Daily Herald
In fact, there was a thunderstorm at the time, and my main breaker was listed as defective in the home inspection report. Is there anything the inspector could have done to damage my possessions? A. It is highly unlikely that a home inspector could ...

Florida hides details in nursing home inspection reports, but federal agencies don't - Miami Herald

Home Inspection - Thu, 09/21/2017 - 5:53pm

Miami Herald

Florida hides details in nursing home inspection reports, but federal agencies don't
Miami Herald
Gov. Rick Scott widened his offensive Thursday against the Broward nursing home he blames for the deaths of 10 residents by setting up a tip line for information, but when it comes to access to the inspection reports of all nursing homes, the governor ...
At Least 8 Dead At Florida Nursing Home After IrmaNPR
Randy Katz, DO | Memorial Healthcare SystemMemorial Healthcare System
Video shows naked woman in sweltering nursing home where 8 diedCNN

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Residents along Apopka road worry about sinkholes after a second, larger one opens - Orlando Sentinel

Home Inspection News - Thu, 09/21/2017 - 4:25pm

Orlando Sentinel

Residents along Apopka road worry about sinkholes after a second, larger one opens
Orlando Sentinel
A home inspector will investigate the causes of the sinkholes and washouts. The Millers' daughter, Dawn Driggers, was dubious that they could prove the sinkhole was a result of the hurricane. Residents who already have insurance policies shouldn't ...

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8 things sellers should expect from their real estate agent - Inman.com

Home Inspection - Thu, 09/21/2017 - 4:38am

8 things sellers should expect from their real estate agent
Inman.com
Especially in a competitive market, buyers will need to feel as though they're getting something extra, whether it be a membership to the local pool, a free home inspection or warranty or even free cooking classes to go along with that gourmet kitchen.

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Sprint cars, Iron Chef, train show: Sept. 21 Weekend Guide - Springfield News-Leader

Home Inspection News - Thu, 09/21/2017 - 2:33am

Sprint cars, Iron Chef, train show: Sept. 21 Weekend Guide
Springfield News-Leader
Mirowski Inspections will discuss the best practices for home maintenance from the perspective of a professional home inspector. Free. Register at www.christiancountylibrary.org or 417-581-2432. Iron Chef 2017, 9 a.m.-1 p.m., Farmers Market of the ...

From a different era: Northland family's water heater is dependability incarnate - Duluth News Tribune

Home Inspection - Wed, 09/20/2017 - 7:14pm

Duluth News Tribune

From a different era: Northland family's water heater is dependability incarnate
Duluth News Tribune
Simple research on the internet revealed the average age of a tank-style water heater to be 10 to 20 years (according to the Florida-based McGarry and Madsen Home Inspection blog). "I've never had a hot water heater last more than seven years," Steve ...

Will FEMA or insurance cover Irma-related sinkhole or washout damage? - Orlando Sentinel

Home Inspection News - Wed, 09/20/2017 - 5:06pm

Orlando Sentinel

Will FEMA or insurance cover Irma-related sinkhole or washout damage?
Orlando Sentinel
A home inspector will investigate the causes of the sinkholes and washouts. “The process will determine whether or not they will be eligible for FEMA assistance,” he said. Some experts argue the rain from hurricanes is the biggest contributor to sinkholes.
Sinkhole swallows portion of Apopka homeWFTV Orlando
Apopka home spared by Irma swallowed by sinkholeWKMG Orlando

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$50 discount when you schedule your radon test with you home inspection from Idea Inspection! 315-730-6378 - Auburn Citizen

Home Inspection - Wed, 09/20/2017 - 2:10pm

$50 discount when you schedule your radon test with you home inspection from Idea Inspection! 315-730-6378
Auburn Citizen
Whether buying or selling a home, having a home inspection company you can trust to look out for your investment is key. With areas of expertise ranging from General Home Inspection to Roofing and Waterproofing, Ideal Inspection is the premier home ...

Tips to resurrect a failed real estate negotiation - Green Bay Press Gazette

Home Inspection News - Wed, 09/20/2017 - 10:25am

Green Bay Press Gazette

Tips to resurrect a failed real estate negotiation
Green Bay Press Gazette
It is also possible that a specialty contractor will overrule a home inspector. As an example, a reader recently made me aware of an inspection that called for mold remediation in the attic. A mold abatement contractor determined it was not mold after ...

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Working from home is becoming popular option - Fenton Tri County Times

Home Inspection News - Wed, 09/20/2017 - 2:32am

Working from home is becoming popular option
Fenton Tri County Times
An important part of the home buying process is having a professional home inspector go through the house to determine the condition of the building and point out any potential problems. A home inspector needs to meet the state regulations for the ...

Being Prepared for Negotiations After the Home Inspection - The Weekly Post

Home Inspection - Tue, 09/19/2017 - 11:25pm

The Weekly Post

Being Prepared for Negotiations After the Home Inspection
The Weekly Post
A potential buyer has submitted an offer and you've accepted. However, the contingency is still looming; the home inspection. Usually, this is the time during a real estate transaction for negotiations. When the buyer finds out repairs are needed, they ...
Tips to resurrect a failed real estate negotiationGreen Bay Press Gazette

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FEMA registration expectations listed - Citrus County Chronicle

Home Inspection News - Tue, 09/19/2017 - 8:52pm

FEMA registration expectations listed
Citrus County Chronicle
The FEMA contracted home inspector contacts the individual to schedule the inspection. b. The inspection generally takes 30-40 minutes or less. c. Inspection consists of a verification of disaster-related losses and a review of ownership or residence ...

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Fall Home and Garden: S & S Inspections LLC offers home inspections - Tehachapi News

Home Inspection - Tue, 09/19/2017 - 10:05am

Tehachapi News

Fall Home and Garden: S & S Inspections LLC offers home inspections
Tehachapi News
We are committed to delivering accurate, complete and easy to follow home inspection reports within 24 hours of completing the inspection. S & S Home Inspections LLC is totally licensed and insured and follows the ASHI Standard of Practice. I am very ...

Dear Monty: 6 tips to resurrect a failed negotiation - The Hutchinson News

Home Inspection News - Tue, 09/19/2017 - 9:45am

The Hutchinson News

Dear Monty: 6 tips to resurrect a failed negotiation
The Hutchinson News
It is also possible that a specialty contractor will overrule a home inspector. As an example, a reader recently made me aware of an inspection that called for mold remediation in the attic. A mold abatement contractor determined it was not mold after ...

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Canada: Status Certificate - Resale Condos' Equivalent To Home Inspection - Mondaq News Alerts (registration)

Home Inspection - Tue, 09/19/2017 - 6:27am

Canada: Status Certificate - Resale Condos' Equivalent To Home Inspection
Mondaq News Alerts (registration)
Prudent home buyers do not skip the home inspection. Behind walls, carpets and ceilings, any number of unseen problems may lurk - from faulty electrical to foundation flaws. In a resale condo scenario, home inspections are rare, but there is an ...

Q&A: "Should I test for radon if the home already has a radon ... - Minneapolis Star Tribune

Home Inspection - Tue, 09/19/2017 - 5:24am

Q&A: "Should I test for radon if the home already has a radon ...
Minneapolis Star Tribune
When a home already has an active radon mitigation system, is it even worth testing for radon? That's a great question. To answer that, allow me to share a quick ...

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