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Information Withheld from Florida's Nursing Home Inspection Reports - Law Firm Newswire (press release)

Home Inspection - Mon, 05/22/2017 - 04:01

Information Withheld from Florida's Nursing Home Inspection Reports
Law Firm Newswire (press release)
Tampa, FL (Law Firm Newswire) May 22, 2017 - Advocates for nursing home residents have raised concerns about the amount of information that the state of Florida is withholding from nursing home inspection reports, including dates, places and pivotal ...

The adventures of a gringo home inspector - Mexico News Daily

Home Inspection - Sat, 05/20/2017 - 15:37

Mexico News Daily

The adventures of a gringo home inspector
Mexico News Daily
After speaking with a number of realtors, I found that no one was offering a comprehensive home inspection report. Of course, there were a few Mexican architects or engineers who would walk through a house and assure the nervous buyers that the ...

Why you should recommend pre-listing home inspections - Inman.com

Home Inspection - Fri, 05/19/2017 - 01:07

Why you should recommend pre-listing home inspections
Inman.com
Most real estate agents do not encourage sellers to conduct a pre-listing home inspection even though they probably agree it's a good idea. Why is this? This has nothing to do with money and everything to do with fear — fear that problems uncovered ...

Anne Sadler: What to expect from a home inspection - Freeport Journal-Standard

Home Inspection - Sat, 05/13/2017 - 23:13

Freeport Journal-Standard

Anne Sadler: What to expect from a home inspection
Freeport Journal-Standard
If you are currently house hunting you will probably be faced with the decision of whether or not to have a home inspection. Before you make that decision, you should know what a home inspection is and what to expect if you have one. First, it is ...

Who's Inspecting Home Inspectors? - NBC Bay Area

Home Inspection - Sat, 05/13/2017 - 00:46

NBC Bay Area

Who's Inspecting Home Inspectors?
NBC Bay Area
“You print out a form from the Internet and call it home inspection business,” end said. Lindsay Pedroche ultimately paid $2,500 to replace the leaky windows. She then asked us to hold the inspector accountable. He declined our requests for an interview.

Home Inspectors Busy During Hot Housing Market « WCCO | CBS ... - CBS Minnesota / WCCO

Home Inspection - Fri, 05/12/2017 - 16:29

CBS Minnesota / WCCO

Home Inspectors Busy During Hot Housing Market « WCCO | CBS ...
CBS Minnesota / WCCO
A hot housing market is making finding a home inspector another hurdle in the home-buying process.

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What should, should not, be in home inspection report - Prescott Daily Courier

Home Inspection - Fri, 05/12/2017 - 06:55

What should, should not, be in home inspection report
Prescott Daily Courier
I have been asked several times recently (and over the years) to inspect a home in some city I'm not familiar with, such as Tombstone or Tuba City, or Cowlik or Chloride (all real Arizona cities). I always tell them it would be much better ​to find an ...

What should, should not, be in home inspection report - Prescott Daily Courier

Home Inspection - Fri, 05/12/2017 - 06:55

What should, should not, be in home inspection report
Prescott Daily Courier
I have been asked several times recently (and over the years) to inspect a home in some city I'm not familiar with, such as Tombstone or Tuba City, or Cowlik or Chloride (all real Arizona cities). I always tell them it would be much better ​to find an ...

New inspection rebate grants available for some first-time Vallejo home buyers - Vallejo Times Herald

Home Inspection - Tue, 05/09/2017 - 19:00

Vallejo Times Herald

New inspection rebate grants available for some first-time Vallejo home buyers
Vallejo Times Herald
“It isn't unusual for a home buyer to have several inspections before closing on a new home — including a wood-destroying pest inspection, roof inspection, sewer lateral inspection and home inspection to name a few.” Though an added expense, these ...

New inspection rebate grants available for some first-time Vallejo home buyers - Vallejo Times Herald

Home Inspection - Tue, 05/09/2017 - 19:00

New inspection rebate grants available for some first-time Vallejo home buyers
Vallejo Times Herald
“It isn't unusual for a home buyer to have several inspections before closing on a new home — including a wood-destroying pest inspection, roof inspection, sewer lateral inspection and home inspection to name a few.” Though an added expense, these ...

Gambill talks home inspections at Rotary - The Independent

Home Inspection - Mon, 05/08/2017 - 14:49

The Independent

Gambill talks home inspections at Rotary
The Independent
... Gambill said it has completed over 5,000 inspections. He noted that inspections are performed using a team approach, typically involving three inspectors, meaning assessments can be completed faster. An averaged size home inspection takes around an ...

Knowles: Two Southland women serve as everyday heroes - Chicago Tribune

Chicago Home Inspection News - Mon, 05/08/2017 - 13:11

Chicago Tribune

Knowles: Two Southland women serve as everyday heroes
Chicago Tribune
To become a foster parent one is required to participate in a home inspection and social assessment, be financially stable and complete a health screening and 27 hours of training focused on foster care and the needs of children who are in foster care, ...

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Not uncovering problems with home before you buy can cause big headaches later - Washington Post

Chicago Home Inspection News - Mon, 05/08/2017 - 05:36

Washington Post

Not uncovering problems with home before you buy can cause big headaches later
Washington Post
Our home inspection report did not flag the construction of these rooms as a problem, nor did the seller disclose any foundation, structural or latent defects in the residential property disclosure statement. Do we have any recourse with the inspector ...

Home inspectors sometimes find bizarre worlds - Sarasota Herald-Tribune

Chicago Home Inspection News - Sat, 05/06/2017 - 01:09

Sarasota Herald-Tribune

Home inspectors sometimes find bizarre worlds
Sarasota Herald-Tribune
For the last two years, John C. Quinn, the owner of Homerite, a Long Island home inspection company, has compiled an annual list of quirky home-inspection photos collected from other inspectors. Last year's winners included an in-ground pool that had ...

4 Costly Real-Life Lessons Learned While Buying a Home - Realtor.com News

Chicago Home Inspection News - Thu, 05/04/2017 - 04:35

Realtor.com News

4 Costly Real-Life Lessons Learned While Buying a Home
Realtor.com News
“We moved from an expensive housing market in Chicago to Knoxville, where we could afford a bigger house," says Ali Wenzke of Chicago. "But just because you can afford it doesn't mean ... "We got the worst email you can imagine from our mortgage ...

Report cites 'serious degree of filth' in home where toddler was found dead - Chicago Tribune

Chicago Home Inspection News - Mon, 05/01/2017 - 19:21

Chicago Tribune

Report cites 'serious degree of filth' in home where toddler was found dead
Chicago Tribune
... Crosby outside the house where she was found dead, in the 300 block of Louis Road Thursday, April 27, 2017, in Joliet. Semaj was reported missing Tuesday and was found dead inside the home about midnight Thursday. (John J. Kim / Chicago Tribune).
Investigation into death of 1-year-old girl in Will County continuesWGN-TV
Autopsy on 1-year-old completed; cause of death is 'pending further studies'WGN-TV
Home where toddler was found dead now condemnedWGN-TV
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Home Inspections: Items That Aren't Deal-Breakers - RISMedia - RisMedia.com (press release)

Home Inspection - Sun, 04/30/2017 - 11:10

RisMedia.com (press release)

Home Inspections: Items That Aren't Deal-Breakers - RISMedia
RisMedia.com (press release)
Never make an offer on a home without a home inspection contingency—but remember: not every issue is a deal-breaker.

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Home Inspections: Items That Aren't Deal-Breakers - RISMedia - RisMedia.com (press release)

Home Inspection - Sun, 04/30/2017 - 11:05

RisMedia.com (press release)

Home Inspections: Items That Aren't Deal-Breakers - RISMedia
RisMedia.com (press release)
Never make an offer on a home without a home inspection contingency—but remember: not every issue is a deal-breaker.

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Make sure home inspectors play by the rules - LA Times - Los Angeles Times

Home Inspection - Fri, 04/28/2017 - 06:02

Los Angeles Times

Make sure home inspectors play by the rules - LA Times
Los Angeles Times
One of every 20 home sales contractsGuess what's the No. 1 real estate deal killer? Home inspections.blows up along the road to closing.

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Edited Transcript of FSV.TO earnings conference call or presentation 26-Apr-17 3:00pm GMT - Yahoo Finance

Chicago Home Inspection News - Fri, 04/28/2017 - 03:50

Edited Transcript of FSV.TO earnings conference call or presentation 26-Apr-17 3:00pm GMT
Yahoo Finance
We also experienced solid growth at Pillar To Post Home Inspection and Floor Coverings International, which benefited from ongoing strength in the housing market. Existing home sales and home prices were up significantly in the quarter relative to the ...

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