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How to have a smooth settlement in 4 easy steps - Inman.com

Home Inspection - Tue, 09/19/2017 - 01:32

Inman.com

How to have a smooth settlement in 4 easy steps
Inman.com
(Full disclosure: This may not be an issue in your state, so this may or may not apply to you.) The walkthrough issues include a lightbulb not working or home inspection repairs being incomplete (such as a deck permit not being removed). The cardinal ...

Accelerated sale lands $1.3M for auctioneer's home - RichmondBizSense

Home Inspection - Mon, 09/18/2017 - 23:03

RichmondBizSense

Accelerated sale lands $1.3M for auctioneer's home
RichmondBizSense
“One of the proactive things that we do with this (process) is we do a home inspection so we can disclose all items that need to be repaired,” Motley said. “The purchaser knew that going into the contract, so we didn't have to make any of those repairs ...

Part 3: Home-Buying Tips From Coastal Housing Partnership - Noozhawk

Home Inspection - Mon, 09/18/2017 - 18:08

Noozhawk

Part 3: Home-Buying Tips From Coastal Housing Partnership
Noozhawk
Home inspection contingency. It is at the buyer's option to order a home inspection, but it is an important aspect of your transaction. A home inspector evaluates the structural, mechanical, electrical condition of the property you are purchasing. This ...

What to Expect After Accepting an Offer on Your Home - Zing! Blog by Quicken Loans (blog)

Home Inspection - Mon, 09/18/2017 - 06:43

Zing! Blog by Quicken Loans (blog)

What to Expect After Accepting an Offer on Your Home
Zing! Blog by Quicken Loans (blog)
When you're selling your home, accepting an offer can feel like you've completed a major milestone – you're ready to take the next steps toward closing. Here are some different components and contingencies of an offer you can expect to see, as well as ...

Home Inspections a Crucial Piece of the Real Estate Puzzle - RisMedia.com (press release)

Home Inspection - Sun, 09/17/2017 - 10:17

RisMedia.com (press release)

Home Inspections a Crucial Piece of the Real Estate Puzzle
RisMedia.com (press release)
It's money well spent and it's about being a smart buyer or seller,” says Larry Wallenstein, a real estate agent with RE/MAX Consultants Realty 1 in Fort Lauderdale, Fla. Wallenstein knows the true value and importance of a home inspection and the ...

Things to consider when buying a home - WRIC.com - WRIC

Home Inspection - Fri, 09/15/2017 - 19:39

WRIC

Things to consider when buying a home - WRIC.com
WRIC
A simple home energy audit can help detect leaks, mold or any moisture before closing on your new home.

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Part 2: 30 Home-Buying Tips From Coastal Housing Partnership - Noozhawk

Home Inspection - Fri, 09/15/2017 - 17:08

Noozhawk

Part 2: 30 Home-Buying Tips From Coastal Housing Partnership
Noozhawk
Coastal Housing Partnership, a nonprofit organization, works with a network of service partners (real estate agents, lenders, home inspection firms, residential developers) who offer savings on the cost of their services for employees of member companies.

Home or car damaged in Irma? Here's what your insurance will ... - Miami Herald

Home Inspection - Fri, 09/15/2017 - 15:33

Home or car damaged in Irma? Here's what your insurance will ...
Miami Herald
Now that Hurricane Irma has passed, insurance claims will begin to flood in from residents whose homes and cars were damaged by the storm's winds. While no ...

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Hidden Home Buying Costs - Lansing State Journal

Home Inspection - Fri, 09/15/2017 - 09:52

Hidden Home Buying Costs
Lansing State Journal
A home inspection will typically cost between $300 and $500, depending on where you live and the size of the property. However, this step is a crucial element of the home buying process. Buyers need to be aware of any major repairs or concerns they are ...

Perfect family home in Reno with shop - eParisExtra.com (blog)

Home Inspection - Fri, 09/15/2017 - 09:30

eParisExtra.com (blog)

Perfect family home in Reno with shop
eParisExtra.com (blog)
Looking for the perfect family home with small acreage and only minutes from town? This home features 3 bedrooms, 2 baths, 2 car garage, with a large living area that has a gas log fireplace, formal dining, and breakfast room. Each room has walk-in ...

Haisler: Revisiting home inspections - Northwest Herald

Home Inspection - Fri, 09/15/2017 - 07:29

Haisler: Revisiting home inspections
Northwest Herald
All real estate agent's representing the buyer should consult with their client about getting the property inspected. The common contract used in Northern Illinois clearly calls out a specific attorney approval and home inspection period to allow for ...

Young Urban Gardener has to give up chickens - WTHR

Home Inspection - Tue, 09/12/2017 - 21:39

Young Urban Gardener has to give up chickens
WTHR
They rent their home from the John Boner Neighborhood Center and found out during a recent home inspection the chickens can't stay. The center's leasing agreement spells out the animal policy. It says, except for a service animal, renters need written ...

John Ninfo: A recipe for buying your first home - News - MPNnow ... - MPNnow.com

Home Inspection - Tue, 09/12/2017 - 17:55

MPNnow.com

John Ninfo: A recipe for buying your first home - News - MPNnow ...
MPNnow.com
I just returned from a relaxing beach vacation, Yes, another vacation, but, as always, it was paid for. If you plan and save, vacations can be in your retirement ...

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Home inspector brings technology to job - Bluffton Today

Home Inspection - Tue, 09/12/2017 - 16:37

Bluffton Today

Home inspector brings technology to job
Bluffton Today
“We've been … making sure Realtors, buyers and sellers see the value in having not only a post-sale inspection done, but a pre-sell inspection done as well,” said Karam Tascoe, who recently opened a Pillar to Post home inspection franchise with his ...

Don't let your home's infrastructure crumble - Chicago Tribune

Home Inspection - Tue, 09/12/2017 - 09:35

Chicago Tribune

Don't let your home's infrastructure crumble
Chicago Tribune
Pat Knight, training, licensing and inspection support manager of WIN Home Inspection, a national home inspection franchise, said to keep an eye on the roof as the seasons change, making sure the surface is free from debris and there is no damage.

Report: Kansas didn't follow up on nursing home problems - The Hutchinson News

Home Inspection - Mon, 09/11/2017 - 15:15

Wichita Eagle

Report: Kansas didn't follow up on nursing home problems
The Hutchinson News
Kansas inspectors failed to follow up on nearly half the problems they found in 79 nursing homes across the state in 2014, according to a federal report issued Monday. The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Office of Inspector General report ...
Report: Kansas nursing home inspectors didn't follow up on ...Wichita Eagle
Report: Kansas Didn't Follow up on Half of Problems FoundU.S. News & World Report

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Home inspector brings technology to job | SavannahNow - Savannah Morning News

Home Inspection - Fri, 09/08/2017 - 17:01

Savannah Morning News

Home inspector brings technology to job | SavannahNow
Savannah Morning News
Karam Tascoe, owner of Pillar to Post, flies a drone over a Pooler home on Tuesday during a home inspection. Tascoe uses the drone to check for water ...

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Instill buyer confidence with seller-provided inspection - Akron Leader Publications

Home Inspection - Thu, 09/07/2017 - 05:19

Instill buyer confidence with seller-provided inspection
Akron Leader Publications
“A presale home inspection demonstrates good faith on the part of sellers and thereby promotes an atmosphere of trust among the parties of a transaction,” said Barry Stone, a home inspector and columnist. “When buyers are assured that sellers have ...

Prepare now for listing in the late fall and winter - Community Advocate

Home Inspection - Thu, 09/07/2017 - 05:05

Community Advocate

Prepare now for listing in the late fall and winter
Community Advocate
Perhaps a pre-marketing home inspection would be a good idea. What about loose gutters that could come down in a snowstorm? (Yes, I said it). While the weather is still good, these items need to be addressed as colder weather just around the corner ...

Full Show: Home Repair After Harvey, And What's Next In The Abortion Wars (Sept. 7, 2017) - Houston Public Media

Home Inspection - Thu, 09/07/2017 - 04:23

Full Show: Home Repair After Harvey, And What's Next In The Abortion Wars (Sept. 7, 2017)
Houston Public Media
Full Show: Home Repair After Harvey, And What's Next In The Abortion Wars (Sept. 7, 2017). On Thursday's Houston Matters: We get advice for flooded homeowners on home inspection and repair. And we learn about the latest Texas abortion regulation and ...

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