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What Is the Cost of Home Appraisal and What Should I Know? - TheStreet.com

Fri, 08/17/2018 - 11:46

TheStreet.com

What Is the Cost of Home Appraisal and What Should I Know?
TheStreet.com
In a home inspection, the objective is to protect for the buyer, who usually pays the few hundred dollars it takes to conduct a home inspection. Thus, the priority for a home inspection professional is to look internally or in the "guts" of the home ...

How I Bought a Home in Cincinnati - NerdWallet - NerdWallet (blog)

Fri, 08/17/2018 - 09:00

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How I Bought a Home in Cincinnati - NerdWallet
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Nelson and Chelsea Mead bought their first home, a three-bedroom ranch, in May 2016. Here's how their homebuying journey played out.
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How to make the most of your home buying, selling experience - The Oakland Press

Fri, 08/17/2018 - 04:35

The Oakland Press

How to make the most of your home buying, selling experience
The Oakland Press
Rachel said you may have to pay for any mortgage costs to lender, pre-paid taxes, insurance, escrow set-ups, a home inspection, appraisal fee, mortgage title insurance, title closing fee and transaction/compliance fee to real estate. “Buyers usually ...

What's the Difference Between an Inspection and an Appraisal? - Lansing State Journal

Thu, 08/16/2018 - 06:19

Lansing State Journal

What's the Difference Between an Inspection and an Appraisal?
Lansing State Journal
ASHI says a standard home inspection report covers “the condition of the home's heating system; central air conditioning system (temperature permitting); interior plumbing and electrical systems; the roof, attic and visible insulation; walls, ceilings ...

Marseilles consolidates building and zoning officials - MyWebTimes.com

Wed, 08/15/2018 - 20:39

Marseilles consolidates building and zoning officials
MyWebTimes.com
The city of Marseilles is ditching a building inspection company and is instead dividing these responsibilities to others in the community. The council approved the appointment of Dan Lowe, of Lowe's Home Inspection, as the city's combined zoning ...

BUSINESS BUZZ: Hair academy award; home inspector course ... - Sarasota Herald-Tribune

Wed, 08/15/2018 - 13:38

BUSINESS BUZZ: Hair academy award; home inspector course ...
Sarasota Herald-Tribune
Hair academy renovationwins Salon of the YearA 30th-anniversary renovation of Fashion Focus Hair Academy, in Sarasota, was selected as a 2018 Salon of ...

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Roy and JoAnn Waltrip: A Tale of Two Inspections with Boggs Inspection Services - southsoundtalk.com

Wed, 08/15/2018 - 09:01

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Roy and JoAnn Waltrip: A Tale of Two Inspections with Boggs Inspection Services
southsoundtalk.com
If you've ever sold a home, you'll remember how nerve-wracking the home inspection day was as you waited anxiously for the results. You want the buyer to love your home, but you also hope the inspection report shows only minor fixes, easily remedied ...

Judge threatens homeowner with jail if she doesn't allow inspection after Plaistow deaths - The Union Leader

Wed, 08/15/2018 - 01:12

The Union Leader

Judge threatens homeowner with jail if she doesn't allow inspection after Plaistow deaths
The Union Leader
The home inspection was requested by lawyers for Karl Dungs Inc. and Karl Dungs GmbH & Co. KG, which manufacture products for the heating industry. Dungs is one of several defendants being sued over the deaths in Massachusetts and wants to inspect ...

Action 9: Experts claim new home not properly built - WFTV Orlando

Tue, 08/14/2018 - 15:03

WFTV Orlando

Action 9: Experts claim new home not properly built
WFTV Orlando
Months after moving in, she hired a home inspection company. It documented more than 100 significant problems from code violations to poor workmanship. Duran said the builder patched the roof, but that didn't stop leaks. Water damaged the front bedroom.

Property Forensix App Launch Sends Scheduling a Home Inspection Screaming Into the Digital Age - Digital Journal

Mon, 08/13/2018 - 17:42

Digital Journal

Property Forensix App Launch Sends Scheduling a Home Inspection Screaming Into the Digital Age
Digital Journal
So how does the Property Forensix home inspection app work? Once downloaded, users need only to start typing the square footage of the property. From there, three plans and their costs are offered as well as a listing of sub-categories. Additional ...

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Common HVAC Home Inspection Problems - TAPinto.net

Mon, 08/13/2018 - 01:45

TAPinto.net

Common HVAC Home Inspection Problems
TAPinto.net
The heating and cooling system is one of the most important systems in a home, which is why the home inspection may include a detailed exam of this equipment. Here are common problems homeowners encounter: Filters:If filters aren't changed regularly, ...

Common HVAC Home Inspection Problems - TAPinto.net

Mon, 08/13/2018 - 01:10

TAPinto.net

Common HVAC Home Inspection Problems
TAPinto.net
The heating and cooling system is one of the most important systems in a home, which is why the home inspection may include a detailed exam of this equipment. Here are common problems homeowners encounter: Filters:If filters aren't changed regularly, ...

Team helps repair local veteran's home - Eastern Arizona Courier

Mon, 08/13/2018 - 00:10

Team helps repair local veteran's home
Eastern Arizona Courier
Searching for someone to level the home, Manke made several unsuccessful calls before connecting with Pro Home Inspection owner Steve Hunt. On inspecting the site, Hunt identified one of the problems; the landscaping was channeling water under the ...

Killeen: Homes need lightning protection systems, electrician says - KWTX

Fri, 08/10/2018 - 16:57

KWTX

Killeen: Homes need lightning protection systems, electrician says
KWTX
“People can call a home inspection or the city inspector to check it out.” He says ground rods are not 100 percent effective, but they lessen the damage to structures. “There's also a power surge protection device,” he said. “This is about $150, plus ...

The everything guide to buying your first home - The Outer Banks Voice

Fri, 08/10/2018 - 13:17

The everything guide to buying your first home
The Outer Banks Voice
Most sales contracts include a home inspection contingency, which means you'll hire a licensed or certified home inspector to inspect the home for needed repairs, and then ask the seller to have those repairs made. This mitigates your risk of buying a ...

4 signs you're about to pay more than a house is worth - Business Insider

Thu, 08/09/2018 - 10:45

Business Insider

4 signs you're about to pay more than a house is worth
Business Insider
Because there's no guarantee that the house you buy today is priced reasonably, or will retain its value, it's important to use any tools and information available to make an educated guess. Part of this process involves looking at the house's ...

4 signs you're paying too much for that house - Bankrate.com

Wed, 08/08/2018 - 21:50

Bankrate.com

4 signs you're paying too much for that house
Bankrate.com
Once your bid on a home is accepted, a home inspection will give you additional clues as to market value. Be sure to hire an inspector with experience who comes with excellent recommendations. A good inspector will also know their limits, meaning if ...

Would the White House Pass a Home Inspection? No Way—Here's Why - Realtor.com News

Wed, 08/08/2018 - 13:10

Realtor.com News

Would the White House Pass a Home Inspection? No Way—Here's Why
Realtor.com News
Anyone who's ever bought a home knows that a home inspection is the best way to learn if a house is in decent shape or if it's secretly on the verge of collapse. Home inspectors scrutinize over 1,600 different features, including electrical, plumbing ...

SCF to Offer Florida Applied Home Inspection Course - SRQ Magazine

Tue, 08/07/2018 - 21:12

SCF to Offer Florida Applied Home Inspection Course
SRQ Magazine
State College of Florida, Manatee-Sarasota (SCF) will offer a Florida applied home inspection course. American Home Inspectors Training (AHIT), in partnership with SCF, works with home inspection trainers to present the course. The course provides ...