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Oak Point residents pay unexpected visit to BOS meeting - SouthCoastToday.com

Home Inspection - Thu, 04/05/2018 - 00:59

Oak Point residents pay unexpected visit to BOS meeting
SouthCoastToday.com
A home inspection last week revealed rusted HVAC ducts, crumbling support beams and corroded natural gas lines, according to White. Resident Frank Shifter of Greene Street said evidence of long-term problems goes back 10 years in this community and ...

From backyard toilets to shoddy renovations, East Bay home ... - Berkeleyside

Home Inspection - Wed, 04/04/2018 - 11:02

Berkeleyside

From backyard toilets to shoddy renovations, East Bay home ...
Berkeleyside
Secrets, and sometimes deceptive practices, are revealed when a house goes up for sale and home inspectors peer into basements, attics and behind electrical panels.
Home Inspection Software Market 2018 Insights: Industry Scenario ...satPRnews (press release)

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Alamosa News | Monte Vista Home & Garden Show is this weekend - Valley Courier

Home Inspection - Wed, 04/04/2018 - 09:56

Alamosa News | Monte Vista Home & Garden Show is this weekend
Valley Courier
MONTE VISTA — Planning summer home projects or just want to learn more about local services and new home products on the market? Then this weekend's Monte Vista Home & Garden Expo is the place to be. The expo is ?being held on Saturday, April 7 from 9 ...

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Home energy scorecards spark debate over information, cost ... - Sentinel & Enterprise

Home Inspection - Wed, 04/04/2018 - 05:01

Worcester Business Journal

Home energy scorecards spark debate over information, cost ...
Sentinel & Enterprise
By Matt Murphy STATE HOUSE NEWS SERVICE BOSTON -- A home energy efficiency score would eventually become part of the valuation of all homes on the market in Massachusetts under legislation Gov.
Baker proposal would rate homes on energy efficiency | WBJournal ...Worcester Business Journal

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Despite more demand than supply, DC home prices are relatively stable - Washington Post

Home Inspection - Wed, 04/04/2018 - 04:30

Washington Post

Despite more demand than supply, DC home prices are relatively stable
Washington Post
Something a little unusual is happening in the nation's capital, and it's not just heightened levels of political bickering and occasional threats of government shutdowns. Instead of following the typical rules of supply and demand, which indicate that ...

Deal or No Deal? 8 Times Bargain Hunting for a Home Can Backfire - Realtor.com News

Home Inspection - Wed, 04/04/2018 - 03:02

Realtor.com News

Deal or No Deal? 8 Times Bargain Hunting for a Home Can Backfire
Realtor.com News
While it might seem economical to skip a professional home inspection, be aware that what you save now you'll probably pay for later, Cournoyer says. In older homes, an inspector can discover problems such as termite infestations or crumbling ...

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Local Briefs For April 3 | News | chronicleonline.com - Citrus County Chronicle

Home Inspection - Tue, 04/03/2018 - 16:20

Citrus County Chronicle

Local Briefs For April 3 | News | chronicleonline.com
Citrus County Chronicle
Statewide prices increased nearly 10 cents during the past week, with the average at $2.64, according to AAA-The Auto Club Group. But on average, pump prices climbed 15 cents in the last three weeks. It's even worse when you consider that motorists are ...

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ProSpect unveils rebranding initiative - Seacoastonline.com

Home Inspection - Tue, 04/03/2018 - 08:08

ProSpect unveils rebranding initiative
Seacoastonline.com
PORTSMOUTH -- ProSpect, a leading residential and commercial property inspection company based in Newmarket serving northern New England, recently announced the completion of its corporate rebranding initiative, paving the way for future expansion ...

Home inspection report writing style guide - Minneapolis Star Tribune

Home Inspection - Tue, 04/03/2018 - 04:01

Minneapolis Star Tribune

Home inspection report writing style guide
Minneapolis Star Tribune
I participate in a lot of online discussions amongst home inspectors over how home inspection reports should be written. I'm pretty opinionated about this stuff, and so is everyone else at Structure Tech. We've put together a report-writing style guide ...

Ask Angie's List: How to budget for emergency repairs - Madison.com

Home Inspection - Mon, 04/02/2018 - 01:38

Ask Angie's List: How to budget for emergency repairs
Madison.com
Even if you're not planning to sell your home, a home inspection can provide insight into what systems are most likely to fail soon — and it will typically cost only a few hundred dollars. An inspection can't offer guaranteed protection against hidden ...

Airbnb Plus' Risky Bet to Push Homesharing to a New Level - Skift

Home Inspection - Sun, 04/01/2018 - 22:24

Skift

Airbnb Plus' Risky Bet to Push Homesharing to a New Level
Skift
Verification as an Airbnb Plus listing includes a home inspection/professional photography session that adheres to a 100-point checklist. To apply for Airbnb Plus, a host has to pay a one-time $149 application fee. In return, a host gets top placement ...

2018 HW Tech100 Winner: Homevibe - HousingWire

Home Inspection - Sun, 04/01/2018 - 21:31

HousingWire

2018 HW Tech100 Winner: Homevibe
HousingWire
Homevibe helps homeowners and buyers understand the condition of a house and how best to improve or maintain its condition. Developed by technology and home inspection experts in Seattle, Homevibe's pre-purchase reports provides home buyers access to ...

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Spring into a pre-sale inspection - Fra Noi

Home Inspection - Sat, 03/31/2018 - 14:13

Fra Noi

Spring into a pre-sale inspection
Fra Noi
As children, when our parents asked us to clean up our room, we would stuff everything into a toy box, drawer or closet, deferring actual tidying for another day. Many of us have a similar approach to home maintenance, putting off until tomorrow what ...

Know the Rules - Lincoln Journal Star

Home Inspection - Sat, 03/31/2018 - 00:20

Lincoln Journal Star

Know the Rules
Lincoln Journal Star
During your home's inspection period or before you make an offer, get a copy of the HOA regulations. And here's the secret: Read it! If you have an RV, you may not be able to park it in your new driveway. And the street your new home is located on may ...

Why a Sewer Scope is Important Before Buying an Older Home - southsoundtalk.com

Home Inspection - Fri, 03/30/2018 - 11:15

southsoundtalk.com

Why a Sewer Scope is Important Before Buying an Older Home
southsoundtalk.com
He knows his way around a home and offers clear, concise and accurate home inspection reports for prospective buyers. And, when needed, Boggs advises home owners when it's a good idea to hire a professional – electrician, plumber or roofer – to look ...

Home Inspection Act finally passed - Move Smartly

Home Inspection - Thu, 03/29/2018 - 07:08

Home Inspection Act finally passed
Move Smartly
The Ontario government last month finally passed legislation to regulate the home inspection industry and establish qualifications for home inspectors. The Home Inspection Act 2017 establishes minimum standards for home inspection contracts, home ...

Why a Sewer Scope is Important Before Buying an Older Home ... - ThurstonTalk

Home Inspection - Wed, 03/28/2018 - 10:51

ThurstonTalk

Why a Sewer Scope is Important Before Buying an Older Home ...
ThurstonTalk
When purchasing a home, most people get a home inspection. But, don't forget to also get a sewer scope if your home is more than 20 years old. Learn more from Boggs Inspection Services here.

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Getting an appraisal - WTTV CBS4Indy

Home Inspection - Wed, 03/28/2018 - 05:21

WTTV CBS4Indy

Getting an appraisal
WTTV CBS4Indy
The process of buying a new home includes getting an appraisal and a home inspection. Craig West, a trusted advisor from Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Indiana Realty, explains the importance of understanding what the appraisal means in the home ...

Top mistakes first time sellers make | The Weekly Post - The Weekly Post

Home Inspection - Tue, 03/27/2018 - 21:08

The Weekly Post

Top mistakes first time sellers make | The Weekly Post
The Weekly Post
When you're going through the process of selling a home for the very first time, it can be both scary and exciting. As a first-time seller, you should be aware of some of the most common mistakes you want to avoid making. Not Getting a Home Inspection ...

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Ask the Expert: Can a Home Inspection Help the Mortgage Process Along? - RisMedia.com (press release)

Home Inspection - Tue, 03/27/2018 - 13:51

RisMedia.com (press release)

Ask the Expert: Can a Home Inspection Help the Mortgage Process Along?
RisMedia.com (press release)
Taking the time to have your own inspection will allow you to have repairs made for a cost that suits your budget, instead of having to deal with credits the buyer may ask for as the result of their home inspection. By getting a pre-inspection, you ...

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