Home Inspection News

6 tips to sell your house before the end of the year - Bankrate.com

Sat, 08/17/2019 - 2:33am
6 tips to sell your house before the end of the year  Bankrate.com

To get to the closing table successfully before the end of the year, sellers may need to adjust their expectations and approach. Here are six tips to help.

Around the House: Plastic tubing to ice maker can lead to trouble - Colorado Springs Gazette

Sat, 08/17/2019 - 1:00am
Around the House: Plastic tubing to ice maker can lead to trouble  Colorado Springs Gazette

Dear Ken: Just a quick question about ice makers. There is currently poly tubing that is installed to my refrigerator. I don't feel comfortable with this long term.

Home Inspectors Not Exempt From NJ Consumer Fraud Law - Law360

Fri, 08/16/2019 - 9:01pm
Home Inspectors Not Exempt From NJ Consumer Fraud Law  Law360

Home inspectors are not exempt from liability under the New Jersey Consumer Fraud Act because there is “no direct and unavoidable conflict” between that ...

Local realtor weighs in on the housing market - WDVM 25

Fri, 08/16/2019 - 6:04pm
Local realtor weighs in on the housing market  WDVM 25

FREDERICK, Md. (WDVM)– Nationwide the housing market is booming. The National Association of Realtors report homes in midsize cities are enjoying a ...

Edward Wood - Pocono Record

Fri, 08/16/2019 - 3:48pm
Edward Wood  Pocono Record

Edward WoodAugust 14, 2019Edward Wood, 66, of Tobyhanna, died Wednesday, Aug. 14, 2019.Born in Queens, New York, he was the son of the late Edward ...

Boggs Inspection Services Celebrates 15 Years of Protecting Investments - southsoundtalk.com

Fri, 08/16/2019 - 2:03pm
Boggs Inspection Services Celebrates 15 Years of Protecting Investments  southsoundtalk.com

Boggs Inspection Services is celebrating 15 years. In that time, Dwayne Boggs has built his business from the ground up, maintaining high standards, listening ...

West Monroe man turns warehouse space into Shroomville USA - Knoe.com

Fri, 08/16/2019 - 11:27am
West Monroe man turns warehouse space into Shroomville USA  Knoe.com

A West Monroe man turns some warehouse space into Shroomville USA. Mike Roberts is growing and packaging Shiitake and Oyster mushrooms.

Historic homes: Buy with your head as well as your heart - The Laconia Daily Sun

Fri, 08/16/2019 - 11:21am
Historic homes: Buy with your head as well as your heart  The Laconia Daily Sun

I'd like to recommend a few real estate-related movies that you may find both entertaining and instructive if you: A) are considering the purchase of a historic ...

What Questions Should You Ask a Home Inspector? - RealtyBizNews

Fri, 08/16/2019 - 10:47am
What Questions Should You Ask a Home Inspector?  RealtyBizNews

There are a lot of questions homebuyers should ask the home inspector before, during and after the inspection. Read all about the questions to ask here.

Home inspectors caught in the act by hidden cameras missing key things - WSMV Nashville

Thu, 08/15/2019 - 9:45pm
Home inspectors caught in the act by hidden cameras missing key things  WSMV Nashville

You trust the home inspector you hire will find what's wrong with your new house. But a hidden camera investigation shows you home inspectors missing major ...

Buy or Beware - Montgomery County Sentinel

Thu, 08/15/2019 - 12:30pm
Buy or Beware  Montgomery County Sentinel

Whether you admit it or not, buying a home is a stressful endeavor. Even if you HAVE purchased a home before, the process can be somewhat nerve-wracking ...

5 questions to ask before hiring a home inspector - RealtyBizNews: Real Estate News - RealtyBizNews

Thu, 08/15/2019 - 7:48am
5 questions to ask before hiring a home inspector - RealtyBizNews: Real Estate News  RealtyBizNews

Fifty years ago, only one in 50 homes were inspected before a sale. We have since seen a seismic shift in pre-sale inspections,

Buyer beware! Texas does little to hold home builders accountable. - Fort Worth Star-Telegram

Thu, 08/15/2019 - 5:00am
Buyer beware! Texas does little to hold home builders accountable.  Fort Worth Star-Telegram

The stove in Sherry Huckaby's newly-built home caught fire the first time she used it last year because of a problem with an electrical outlet. That was just one of ...

New housing laws put pressure on landlords in Baltimore - WBAL TV Baltimore

Wed, 08/14/2019 - 4:51pm
New housing laws put pressure on landlords in Baltimore  WBAL TV Baltimore

Tens of thousands of rental units in Baltimore City should be licensed and inspected to ensure renters have safe and healthy living conditions. A recent law aims ...

Don’t count on home sellers disclosing all defects. Why you need to hire your own inspector. - Washington Post

Wed, 08/14/2019 - 5:18am
Don’t count on home sellers disclosing all defects. Why you need to hire your own inspector.  Washington Post

From time to time, we get questions on the same topic. This week, everyone seems to have water on the brain. That said, we're tackling a few of the recent ...

Should You Consider Basement Waterproofing When You Buy A New Home? - LA Progressive

Wed, 08/14/2019 - 2:57am
Should You Consider Basement Waterproofing When You Buy A New Home?  LA Progressive

Thinking about purchasing a new home? Here are some things you should know about basement waterproofing Toronto.

'Zillow Offers' joins growing iBuyer market in Jacksonville - WJXT News4JAX

Tue, 08/13/2019 - 4:50pm
'Zillow Offers' joins growing iBuyer market in Jacksonville  WJXT News4JAX

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. - In Jacksonville's hot housing market, there's a new way to sell your home that claims to be a lot more predictable and convenient than ...

How much does a home appraisal cost? It depends on several factors - Bankrate.com

Tue, 08/13/2019 - 12:46pm
How much does a home appraisal cost? It depends on several factors  Bankrate.com

A home appraisal is conducted by a licensed professional to determine what your home is worth before you put it on the market and sell it. “An appraisal is a ...

Home Inspection Time Launches Anytime Home Inspection Service for Weather Battered Denver Homes - PRNewswire

Tue, 08/13/2019 - 7:38am
Home Inspection Time Launches Anytime Home Inspection Service for Weather Battered Denver Homes  PRNewswire

DENVER, Aug. 13, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Home Inspection Time announced today the launch of their Anytime Home Inspection *Service* for Denver area ...

Happy centennial, Grotto House - Monitorsaintpaul

Sun, 08/11/2019 - 7:05pm
Happy centennial, Grotto House  Monitorsaintpaul

By TESHA M. CHRISTENSEN Seven years to the day they bought the house at 1012 Grotto St., Emily and Jesse and their 10-pound Chihuahua Buster Busta ...