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Morrisey files suit to shut down Cabell home inspector - Huntington Herald Dispatch

Sun, 10/15/2017 - 22:11

Morrisey files suit to shut down Cabell home inspector
Huntington Herald Dispatch
CHARLESTON - A lawsuit seeking a court order to shut down a Cabell County home inspection business for alleged violations of the state's Consumer Credit and Protection Act has been filed by West Virginia Attorney General Patrick Morrisey, his office ...

Florida Insider Poll: Jeb handled hurricanes better than Rick Scott ... - Tampabay.com

Sat, 10/14/2017 - 18:09

Tampabay.com

Florida Insider Poll: Jeb handled hurricanes better than Rick Scott ...
Tampabay.com
Gov. Rick Scott received generally high marks for his handling of the hurricanes hitting Florida and its sister territory, Puerto Rico, but his PR team lately has ...

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Barry Stone: Even new homes aren't perfect | News OK - NewsOK.com

Sat, 10/14/2017 - 04:03

Barry Stone: Even new homes aren't perfect | News OK
NewsOK.com
The belief that a newly built home is flawless, simply because it is new and was approved by the building department, is an unfortunate myth, Barry Stone writes.

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On the House: What to expect when it's time to get your home inspected - Frederick News Post

Fri, 10/13/2017 - 14:06

Frederick News Post

On the House: What to expect when it's time to get your home inspected
Frederick News Post
In New Jersey, for instance, inspectors are licensed and regulated by the state's Home Inspection Advisory Committee. To become certified, inspectors must, by law, complete 180 hours of study courses, including 40 hours of unpaid field work in the ...

Know these hidden costs before buying a home - 9NEWS.com

Fri, 10/13/2017 - 04:24

9NEWS.com

Know these hidden costs before buying a home
9NEWS.com
Getting a home inspection is critical. If there's something wrong with the property, you want to know before you close so you can either negotiate or walk away. A home inspection does add another line item to your budget, but it's not something you ...

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Real estate experts say middle Tennessee homes sell nearly 50% faster than last year - WZTV

Thu, 10/12/2017 - 21:48

WZTV

Real estate experts say middle Tennessee homes sell nearly 50% faster than last year
WZTV
“Having a great agent working on your behalf to help you win the home of your dreams," Beagle said. Sometimes realtors even help with the woman of your dreams, like Miller's agent helping him to propose during a routine home inspection on Thursday.

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Do-It-Yourself Home Prep for Winter - The Keene Sentinel

Thu, 10/12/2017 - 21:39

The Keene Sentinel

Do-It-Yourself Home Prep for Winter
The Keene Sentinel
Patrick Richardson, owner of Richardson Home Inspection Service in Surry, has been inspecting homes throughout southwest New Hampshire and southeast Vermont for 25 years and says a walk around the house should be geared toward spotting any ...

What's ahead for home buyers in Northern Virginia - Washington Post

Wed, 10/11/2017 - 04:01

Washington Post

What's ahead for home buyers in Northern Virginia
Washington Post
The before-the-school-year-starts buyers have settled into their homes in Northern Virginia, so house hunters looking this fall may have less competition for the limited available inventory of properties on the market. Buyers in the Northern Virginia ...

Help available for home repairs - Post-Bulletin

Tue, 10/10/2017 - 21:45

Post-Bulletin

Help available for home repairs
Post-Bulletin
Kristine Reynolds talks about the home improvements she will do through the Olmsted County Housing and Redevelopment Authority Housing Rehabilitation Program, particularly her deck which has temporary supports, on Tuesday, Oct. 10, 2017, at her ...

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New demonstrations headline Wilmette fire department's 2017 open house - Chicago Tribune

Tue, 10/10/2017 - 09:48

Chicago Tribune

New demonstrations headline Wilmette fire department's 2017 open house
Chicago Tribune
Residents can access the home inspection information online as well, he said, by going to the fire department tab at www.wilmette.com, and clicking first on "Public Education and Services" on the drop down menu, then "Fire Department open house" and ...

Expert Answers Questions on How to Become a Home Inspector - PR Newswire (press release)

Tue, 10/10/2017 - 06:42

PR Newswire (press release)

Expert Answers Questions on How to Become a Home Inspector
PR Newswire (press release)
BROOKFIELD, Wis., Oct. 10, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Veteran home inspector Chris Chirafisi will answer the most commonly asked questions about the home ...

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The California Real Estate Inspection Association is a PAL Sponsor ... - Markets Insider

Mon, 10/09/2017 - 22:07

The California Real Estate Inspection Association is a PAL Sponsor ...
Markets Insider
SAN DIEGO, Oct. 10, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- The California Real Estate Inspection Association (CREIA) will be exhibiting at the California Association of Realtors ...

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Before forking over money for home inspection, find out whether the seller has tax liens - Washington Post

Mon, 10/09/2017 - 05:42

Washington Post

Before forking over money for home inspection, find out whether the seller has tax liens
Washington Post
Q: We placed a contract on a home that should never have been listed in the first place, since it had more than $150,000 in tax liens. Am I entitled to a refund of my inspection fee of $450 since the seller's real estate agent did not perform her due ...

Home weatherization assistance available for eligible households - The Star Beacon

Sun, 10/08/2017 - 06:05

Home weatherization assistance available for eligible households
The Star Beacon
Ohioans participating in the HWAP will receive a home inspection to identify the services necessary to improve their home's energy efficiency. Ohioans with a household income at or below 200 percent of the federal poverty guidelines are eligible for ...

Dear Monty: 6 tips to resurrect a failed negotiation - Times Herald-Record

Sun, 10/08/2017 - 00:56

Times Herald-Record

Dear Monty: 6 tips to resurrect a failed negotiation
Times Herald-Record
Q: A buyer has an accepted offer on a home, and a home inspection has revealed several items that are defects. The buyer's attorney delivered a letter to the seller's attorney stating that all work discovered in the inspection has to be completed by ...

Oklahoma City home inspector says report should be treated as a punch list - NewsOK.com

Sat, 10/07/2017 - 04:01

Oklahoma City home inspector says report should be treated as a punch list
NewsOK.com
Home inspection standards of practice instruct us to identify and report items that are not safe such as an improperly vented flue or hot-to-the-touch light switch, items that are broken such as a glass panel or a window lock, and items that are not ...

What to Expect at Your Home Inspection to Help Prevent Bad ... - HONOLULU Magazine (blog)

Fri, 10/06/2017 - 21:13

HONOLULU Magazine (blog)

What to Expect at Your Home Inspection to Help Prevent Bad ...
HONOLULU Magazine (blog)
If you're like us, when buying your first used car, you probably opened the hood, looked at the engine, and if you didn't see any duct tape or clothespins, you ...

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How to handle a home inspection surprise - Marin Independent Journal

Fri, 10/06/2017 - 13:24

Marin Independent Journal

How to handle a home inspection surprise
Marin Independent Journal
How to handle a home inspection surprise. Fewer than one in 50 deals go south as the result of an inspection report. (David Royal/Monterey County Herald). By Marni Jameson, IJ correspondent. Posted: 10/06/17, 11:43 AM PDT | Updated: 1 min ago.

What it's like to buy and sell a house in Seattle's craziest-ever market - Seattle Times

Fri, 10/06/2017 - 12:43

Seattle Times

What it's like to buy and sell a house in Seattle's craziest-ever market
Seattle Times
Broker Shelley Godwin, center, talks with prospective buyers, from left, Aaron Frohreich, Lacey Burchett, Joyce Palmer and Nathan Palmer, during an open house in the Arbor Heights neighborhood of West Seattle. (Bettina Hansen/The Seattle Times).

At Home with Marni Jameson: Handling home inspection surprises - Herald & Review

Fri, 10/06/2017 - 02:00

Herald & Review

At Home with Marni Jameson: Handling home inspection surprises
Herald & Review
I shrug. “It took 18 days. I was trying to beat my record of one day.” “We did have a hurricane,” she reminds me, then adds, “You don't seem very excited.” “Not till it's over,” I say wearily. When you have bought and sold as many homes as I have, you ...

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