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Mold, leaks, corroded pipes: After moving into new house, buyers uncover flood of issues - Chicago Tribune

Home Inspection News - Tue, 04/24/2018 - 6:19pm

Chicago Tribune

Mold, leaks, corroded pipes: After moving into new house, buyers uncover flood of issues
Chicago Tribune
Q: We recently bought a house for our kids to grow up in. It was built in 1965. Before we bought, the inspector found some relatively minor issues that the sellers agreed to fix. After we closed on the house, we painted. After pulling away the painter ...

Winning a bidding war is not always just a money game - Washington Post

Home Inspection - Tue, 04/24/2018 - 7:58am

Washington Post

Winning a bidding war is not always just a money game
Washington Post
“Having a well-known and reputable lender who can call the listing agent on weekends or after hours to licensed home inspectors who can jump in the next day to do a pre-home inspection. It also helps to go through the underwriting process with the ...

Canton home buyer deals with rodent infestation, issues warning to other home buyers - News 5 Cleveland

Home Inspection News - Tue, 04/24/2018 - 7:35am

News 5 Cleveland

Canton home buyer deals with rodent infestation, issues warning to other home buyers
News 5 Cleveland
Cousins said she contacted her real estate agent and home inspector, but no one could help her. Ten visits by an exterminating company have not been able to solve the rodent issue. Tony Russo with Northern Ohio Inspections told News 5 it's critical ...

Socks or shoes for the home inspector? - Minneapolis Star Tribune

Home Inspection News - Tue, 04/24/2018 - 5:17am

Socks or shoes for the home inspector?
Minneapolis Star Tribune
Should home inspectors wear socks or shoes while inspecting? I recently had a discussion about this with another home inspector on my team. We don't see eye-to-eye on this topic, so I'm blogging about it. That's what I do. There's no right answer to ...

Socks or shoes for the home inspector? - Minneapolis Star Tribune

Home Inspection - Tue, 04/24/2018 - 5:17am

Socks or shoes for the home inspector?
Minneapolis Star Tribune
I've been shocked while doing a home inspection, and so have a few other people on my team. Fortunately, we were wearing rubber-soled shoes in almost every case. This made the shocks painful, but not too serious. The only time that one of our ...

Canton home buyer deals with rodents, issues warning if you're on the market - News 5 Cleveland

Home Inspection News - Mon, 04/23/2018 - 10:43pm

News 5 Cleveland

Canton home buyer deals with rodents, issues warning if you're on the market
News 5 Cleveland
Cousins said she contacted her real estate agent and home inspector, but no one could help her. Ten visits by an exterminating company have not been able to solve the rodent issue. Tony Russo with Northern Ohio Inspections told News 5 it's critical ...

5 Questions to Ask Yourself Before Buying a Home - Motley Fool

Home Inspection News - Mon, 04/23/2018 - 4:09pm

Motley Fool

5 Questions to Ask Yourself Before Buying a Home
Motley Fool
For example, you might hire a home inspector before you buy your house and get the all-clear, only to have your roof cave in a year later. At that point, you'll be on the hook for many thousands of dollars, and if you don't have money in the bank, you ...

Montgomery County real estate briefs: Week of April 22 - The Times Herald

Home Inspection News - Mon, 04/23/2018 - 11:57am

Montgomery County real estate briefs: Week of April 22
The Times Herald
Moran said her home inspector recommends using a professional landscaper's services for more than just aesthetics. In addition to improving curb appeal, proper plantings, mulching and grading of the area around your home helps prevent water from ...

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5 Home Inspection Mistakes Buyers and Sellers Make - RisMedia.com (press release)

Home Inspection News - Sun, 04/22/2018 - 12:03pm

RisMedia.com (press release)

5 Home Inspection Mistakes Buyers and Sellers Make
RisMedia.com (press release)
How many inspections have you done? · What are your qualifications, certifications and training? · What was your job before you were a home inspector? (Ideally, your pro was in contracting or building.) You want a certified professional who stays ...

5 Home Inspection Mistakes Buyers and Sellers Make - RisMedia.com (press release)

Home Inspection - Sun, 04/22/2018 - 12:03pm

RisMedia.com (press release)

5 Home Inspection Mistakes Buyers and Sellers Make
RisMedia.com (press release)
(TNS)— A home inspection is an assessment of a home's condition. Home inspectors not only identify problems with houses; they can give buyers information that will help them with the upkeep. “We want to teach them how to maintain the property because ...

Montgomery County real estate briefs: Week of April 22 - Montgomery Newspapers

Home Inspection News - Sun, 04/22/2018 - 2:52am

Montgomery Newspapers

Montgomery County real estate briefs: Week of April 22
Montgomery Newspapers
Moran said her home inspector recommends using a professional landscaper's services for more than just aesthetics. In addition to improving curb appeal, proper plantings, mulching and grading of the area around your home helps prevent water from ...

Ask Angie's List: Have a budget ready for emergency repairs - Reading Eagle

Home Inspection - Sat, 04/21/2018 - 11:05pm

Reading Eagle

Ask Angie's List: Have a budget ready for emergency repairs
Reading Eagle
Even if you're not planning to sell your home, a home inspection can provide insight into what systems are most likely to fail soon, and it will typically cost only a few hundred dollars. An inspection can't offer guaranteed protection against hidden ...

The right cover up just might help you sell your home - OCRegister

Home Inspection News - Sat, 04/21/2018 - 9:04am

OCRegister

The right cover up just might help you sell your home
OCRegister
Filling in any of these holes with Play-Doh may not be the best solution in the long run. It may disguise the imperfection upon the buyers' first look, but their savvy home inspector will call your bluff in no time. Pretty neighborhood on one side and ...

The Rule of Law: Home buying, selling season nears - MPNnow.com

Home Inspection News - Fri, 04/20/2018 - 4:13pm

MPNnow.com

The Rule of Law: Home buying, selling season nears
MPNnow.com
As we patiently wait for warmer weather to catch up to the official start of spring, many people are preparing to buy or sell a home. A recent article from housingwire.com notes that the annual jump in home sales starts in March and continues to climb ...

What You Need to Know Before Hiring a Home Inspector - Zing! Blog by Quicken Loans (blog)

Home Inspection News - Fri, 04/20/2018 - 1:12pm

Zing! Blog by Quicken Loans (blog)

What You Need to Know Before Hiring a Home Inspector
Zing! Blog by Quicken Loans (blog)
Congratulations! You put in an offer to buy a home, and it's been accepted! Now it's time to get a home inspection to make sure you are willing to move forward with the purchase. Most potential home buyers choose to include an inspection as a ...

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What You Need to Know Before Hiring a Home Inspector - ZING ... - Zing! Blog by Quicken Loans (blog)

Home Inspection - Fri, 04/20/2018 - 1:12pm

Zing! Blog by Quicken Loans (blog)

What You Need to Know Before Hiring a Home Inspector - ZING ...
Zing! Blog by Quicken Loans (blog)
If this is your first time buying a home, here are a few things you need to look for and be aware of before hiring a home inspector.
Tips for first time homebuyers | The Daily Courier | Prescott, AZThe Daily Courier

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When buyers decline to hire a home inspector - Chicago Daily Herald

Home Inspection News - Fri, 04/20/2018 - 6:04am

The Daily Courier

When buyers decline to hire a home inspector
Chicago Daily Herald
Q. I've been a Realtor for nearly 11 years, and I regard defect disclosure as an essential service to my clients. That's why I encourage every buyer to hire a home inspector. A good inspection gives them the information they need and protects everyone ...
Tips for first time homebuyersThe Daily Courier

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