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13 Ridiculous Home Improvement Fails That Will Make You Cringe - Reader's Digest

Wed, 08/16/2017 - 09:10

Reader's Digest

13 Ridiculous Home Improvement Fails That Will Make You Cringe
Reader's Digest
Matthew Steger, WIN Home InspectionRenovations are stressful, especially when you have to re-do DIY projects because of mistakes. In the rooftop vent photo, the owner had expanded and remodeled their kitchen, removing an old wood stove Their mistake, ...

Home buying myths debunked - Post-Bulletin

Tue, 08/15/2017 - 14:03

Post-Bulletin

Home buying myths debunked
Post-Bulletin
Myth 4 - An appraisal is the same as a home inspection. If you're purchasing a home and using a loan to do so, your lender will require an appraisal be done on the property. The purpose of the appraisal is to determine how risky of an investment the ...

Nice home on Fitzhugh For Sale - eParisExtra.com (blog)

Tue, 08/15/2017 - 13:07

eParisExtra.com (blog)

Nice home on Fitzhugh For Sale
eParisExtra.com (blog)
If you are looking to buy, or sell a home then don't forget to schedule a home inspection! Call Red River Home Inspections at (903) 517-4751 to schedule your home inspection. *Properties listed on eParisExtra.com are valid on day of posting. To get ...

Stand Out With a Smoother Home Inspection - RisMedia.com (press release)

Mon, 08/14/2017 - 13:49

Stand Out With a Smoother Home Inspection
RisMedia.com (press release)
During that time, Gabbard has guided hundreds of families through the home-buying process, and he knows that a home inspection is imperative when supporting clients with the largest financial purchase of their lives. To meet the home inspection needs ...

Mike Croxall: Preparing For Your Home Inspection - The Chattanoogan

Mon, 08/14/2017 - 06:48

Mike Croxall: Preparing For Your Home Inspection
The Chattanoogan
Whether you're closing on your first house or your fifth, buying a home can be both exciting and overwhelming at the same time. But don't let your long to-do list deter you from completing one of the most important items: scheduling a home inspection.

REAL ESTATE MATTERS: Bad home inspector should be ... - Gainesville Sun

Sun, 08/13/2017 - 03:56

Gainesville Sun

REAL ESTATE MATTERS: Bad home inspector should be ...
Gainesville Sun
Q: Can you please provide more information on one of your articles I recently read about home inspectors? The article paints home inspectors in a bad light.

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REAL ESTATE MATTERS: Bad home inspector should be investigated - Sarasota Herald-Tribune

Sat, 08/12/2017 - 00:58

Sarasota Herald-Tribune

REAL ESTATE MATTERS: Bad home inspector should be investigated
Sarasota Herald-Tribune
There has been a movement over the past 10 to 15 years (or longer) by the professional home inspection industry to try to limit liability for a poor inspection to the cost of the home inspection. The damage caused by a poor inspection might cost a ...

Solano Realtors' fee rebate program brings new home owners to Vallejo - Vallejo Times Herald

Fri, 08/11/2017 - 17:57

Solano Realtors' fee rebate program brings new home owners to Vallejo
Vallejo Times Herald
A new Solano Association of Realtors program designed to help bring first-time home buyers to Vallejo appears to be working, association president Linda Daraskavich said this week. The association's First-Time Home Buyer Inspection Fee Reimbursement ...

Rental inspection fee proposal up for debate following complaints ... - Kansas City Star

Fri, 08/11/2017 - 15:35

Kansas City Star

Rental inspection fee proposal up for debate following complaints ...
Kansas City Star
The Kansas City Council is poised to begin debating a ballot proposal that could lead to regular rental property inspections, funded by fees on landlords.

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Fighting a Seller's Market: How to Land the Home of Your Dreams with the Best Offer - Zing! Blog by Quicken Loans (blog)

Fri, 08/11/2017 - 14:02

Zing! Blog by Quicken Loans (blog)

Fighting a Seller's Market: How to Land the Home of Your Dreams with the Best Offer
Zing! Blog by Quicken Loans (blog)
For instance, most buyers will include a home inspection contingency in their offer, meaning that if the home inspection turns up serious problems, they can walk away from the home sale without losing their earnest money deposit. Many contingencies ...

First time homebuyers left with disaster home after skipping the ... - ABC Action News

Thu, 08/10/2017 - 16:10

ABC Action News

First time homebuyers left with disaster home after skipping the ...
ABC Action News
First time homebuyers hoping for a happily ever after wound up living a horror story. The couple says the mobile home they purchased was advertised as well ...

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Home inspector, jailed on third OWI charge, still holds active state license - WTTV CBS4Indy

Tue, 08/08/2017 - 21:09

WTTV CBS4Indy

Home inspector, jailed on third OWI charge, still holds active state license
WTTV CBS4Indy
INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. -- A home inspector facing complaints from customers in the Indianapolis area landed behind bars the day before a state hearing on his license. CBS4 Problem Solvers has been looking into Anthony Maxie, who runs a home inspection ...

6 mistakes home buyers make all too often | khou.com - KHOU

Tue, 08/08/2017 - 19:35

KHOU

6 mistakes home buyers make all too often | khou.com
KHOU
If you avoid these common first-time homebuyer mistakes, you can sail through the process confidently, and make your first-time home-buying experience a joy ...

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BUSINESS BUZZ: Home inspector course; Entech - Sarasota Herald-Tribune

Tue, 08/08/2017 - 18:26

BUSINESS BUZZ: Home inspector course; Entech
Sarasota Herald-Tribune
State College of Florida, Manatee-Sarasota will offer a Florida applied home inspection course Aug. 25-27 on the Bradenton campus. The course is designed to make the home inspection business easy to understand and should prepare students to take a ...

Dear Monty: Should we sell our home to a house flipper? - Times Herald-Record

Sun, 08/06/2017 - 00:56

Dear Monty: Should we sell our home to a house flipper?
Times Herald-Record
Poor judgment, poor research, buying without a home inspection, changes in the market and other unforeseen obstacles are the cause. Like real estate agents and appraisers, they will vary on home values. Consider a flipper's statements with a grain of salt.

Home inspections: What to expect - Shreveport Times

Sat, 08/05/2017 - 07:05

Shreveport Times

Home inspections: What to expect
Shreveport Times
If in the market to buy or sell a home, a home inspection is sure to be part of the process. Meant to protect both buyers and sellers, an inspection of the home, according to the Louisiana State Board of Home Inspections, is the visual examination of ...

Ask the Realtor: Why you should fill out a 'seller's statement' - Boston.com

Thu, 08/03/2017 - 18:49

Ask the Realtor: Why you should fill out a 'seller's statement'
Boston.com
If you hadn't disclosed this, and it was revealed during the home inspection, you would have wasted time with your home off the market. A second buyer may accept this fact but consider the cost of a basement drainage system when deciding what price to ...

Bevin's mansion gets its inspection, but it's off limits to the media - Lexington Herald Leader

Tue, 08/01/2017 - 15:06

Lexington Herald Leader

Bevin's mansion gets its inspection, but it's off limits to the media
Lexington Herald Leader
A panel tasked with determining the worth of Gov. Matt Bevin's Jefferson County mansion performed its physical inspection of the property Tuesday in a tour that included at least one caveat — no press. Kentucky State Police greeted reporters as they ...
Much of Matt Bevin's house was blocked off from board during inspection, PVA saysThe Courier-Journal
Why a TV station flew a drone over Kentucky governor's homeWashington Post

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7 Questions to Ask a Home Inspector Before Your Home Inspection Even Begins - Realtor.com News

Tue, 08/01/2017 - 05:52

Realtor.com News

7 Questions to Ask a Home Inspector Before Your Home Inspection Even Begins
Realtor.com News
What are some questions to ask a home inspector? Given this professional is charged with checking out a home for any flaws before you buy it, he's an important safeguard who could protect you from purchasing a lemon—and squandering tons of cash in ...

Home inspection horror story: Putting a screw through water line - Minneapolis Star Tribune

Tue, 08/01/2017 - 05:44

Minneapolis Star Tribune

Home inspection horror story: Putting a screw through water line
Minneapolis Star Tribune
Ask any seasoned home inspector about stuff that has gone wrong on an inspection, and they'll surely have a good horror story or two for you. I happened to be at an inspection last week when the unthinkable happened to one of my inspectors. She put a ...

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