Home Inspection

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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 ...

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

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)

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

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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Home inspection: What can you expect the seller to fix? - The Durango Herald

Thu, 04/27/2017 - 23:09

Home inspection: What can you expect the seller to fix?
The Durango Herald
The standard purchase contract has a number of contingencies that allows you to review documents and perform investigations within a specific period of time. One of the most important is your inspection objection, which involves the physical condition ...

Home inspection: What can you expect the seller to fix? - The Durango Herald

Thu, 04/27/2017 - 23:05

Home inspection: What can you expect the seller to fix?
The Durango Herald
The standard purchase contract has a number of contingencies that allows you to review documents and perform investigations within a specific period of time. One of the most important is your inspection objection, which involves the physical condition ...

Home inspections can be valuable, but sometimes they go too far ... - Washington Post

Tue, 04/25/2017 - 05:13

Washington Post

Home inspections can be valuable, but sometimes they go too far ...
Washington Post
Most home buyers and sellers don't think much about what might derail their purchase or sale. But here's a sobering fact: One of every 20 sales contracts blows ...

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Magic wand? I'd change the home inspection contingency form. - Minneapolis Star Tribune

Tue, 04/25/2017 - 04:46

Magic wand? I'd change the home inspection contingency form.
Minneapolis Star Tribune
This is typically a one-page form that says the buyer wants a home inspection. It gives the buyer the option to cancel the purchase of a home without any penalties if they're not happy with the inspection results. I'm simplifying things a bit here, but ...

When Should Agents Attend The Home Inspection? - Inman News - Inman.com

Tue, 04/25/2017 - 03:21

When Should Agents Attend The Home Inspection? - Inman News
Inman.com
Agents and founders of Seaport Real Estate Group in Old Lyme, Connecticut, Byron Lazine and Tim Bray talk inspections, and when agents should be present.

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Real Estate Advice: Don't waive home inspection - News - The ... - Wicked Local Wellesley

Mon, 04/24/2017 - 10:52

Real Estate Advice: Don't waive home inspection - News - The ...
Wicked Local Wellesley
Q: We want to start looking for our first home this spring. In talking to a realtor, she told us the market is so hot right now with so many buyers competing for the ...

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