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Ask Angie's List: Have a budget ready for emergency repairs - Reading Eagle

Home Inspection News - Sun, 04/22/2018 - 04:05

Reading Eagle

Ask Angie's List: Have a budget ready for emergency repairs
Reading Eagle
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 ...

What You Need to Know Before Hiring a Home Inspector - Zing! Blog by Quicken Loans (blog)

Home Inspection News - Fri, 04/20/2018 - 18:12

Zing! Blog by Quicken Loans (blog)

What You Need to Know Before Hiring a Home Inspector
Zing! Blog by Quicken Loans (blog)
Congratulations! You put in an offer to buy a home, and it's been accepted! Now it's time to get a home inspection to make sure you are willing to move forward with the purchase. Most potential home buyers choose to include an inspection as a ...
Tips for first time homebuyersThe Daily Courier

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When buyers decline to hire a home inspector - Chicago Daily Herald

Home Inspection News - Fri, 04/20/2018 - 11:04

When buyers decline to hire a home inspector
Chicago Daily Herald
Here are some common reasons why homebuyers might forego a home inspection: • Shortage of funds: Some buyers simply want to reduce their expenses, so they buy a home on faith. Everything appears OK when they walk through the house, so they gamble ...

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NBC10 Boston Responds: Flippin' Mad - NECN - NECN

Home Inspection News - Thu, 04/19/2018 - 21:28

NECN

NBC10 Boston Responds: Flippin' Mad - NECN
NECN
Flipped homes are at an all-time high. These are properties that are bought, renovated and sold within a matter of months and while they can be money makers for sellers, there are potential pitfalls for buyers.

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Real Estate Purchase Agreements: 7 Things Home Buyers Must Check—or Else - Realtor.com News

Home Inspection News - Thu, 04/19/2018 - 20:31

Realtor.com News

Real Estate Purchase Agreements: 7 Things Home Buyers Must Check—or Else
Realtor.com News
... like selling a property they already own," says Jimmy Branham, a real estate agent at the Keyes Company in South Florida. Contingencies can also include a home appraisal, home inspection and mortgage approval. Why it matters: Contingencies protect ...

Dana Dratch: 5 home inspection mistakes buyers and sellers make - Virginian-Pilot

Home Inspection News - Thu, 04/19/2018 - 19:16

Dana Dratch: 5 home inspection mistakes buyers and sellers make
Virginian-Pilot
A home inspection is an assessment of a home's condition. Home inspectors not only identify problems with houses, they can give buyers information that will help them with the upkeep. “We want to teach them how to maintain the property because it's the ...

Borrower beware: 4 things VA loans can't do - Military Times - Military Times

Home Inspection News - Thu, 04/19/2018 - 16:03

Military Times

Borrower beware: 4 things VA loans can't do - Military Times
Military Times
From the basics (no down payment) to special cases (farm loans, construction loans) to less-heralded programs (go green!), VA-backed loans offer a variety of benefits for eligible borrowers. But as the agency itself outlines in an online reference ...

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How risky is it to skip the home inspection? - The Boston Globe

Home Inspection News - Thu, 04/19/2018 - 14:31

The Boston Globe

How risky is it to skip the home inspection?
The Boston Globe
In coveted Boston neighborhoods and suburbs, prospective buyers are increasingly feeling pressured to waive the home inspection, a decision that could leave them vulnerable to future headaches. Almost three-quarters of home sales nationwide that closed ...

Determining the Major and Minor in a Home Inspection - The Good Men Project (blog)

Home Inspection News - Wed, 04/18/2018 - 15:00

The Good Men Project (blog)

Determining the Major and Minor in a Home Inspection
The Good Men Project (blog)
Major home inspection problems are those that the home inspector and your real estate agent highlight for you on the report. These problems will almost always be brought up when negotiating the home's price. You may choose to have the seller fix or you ...

Killeen Home Buyer Expo Saturday - The Killeen Daily Herald

Home Inspection News - Mon, 04/16/2018 - 19:05

Killeen Home Buyer Expo Saturday
The Killeen Daily Herald
Local business representatives in the fields of real estate, mortgage lending, insurance, home inspection, remodeling and more will participate. They will offer specific information about their services and products. April is recognized nationally as ...

13 Hidden Rooms You'll Wish You Found in Your Own Home - Reader's Digest

Home Inspection News - Mon, 04/16/2018 - 15:14

Reader's Digest

13 Hidden Rooms You'll Wish You Found in Your Own Home
Reader's Digest
When Cristhian Perez, a home inspector in Tampa, Florida, thinks about the hidden room he discovered during one home inspection, he still gets goosebumps. The room was small and dark, tucked behind what only appeared to be an exterior wall of the attic ...

Local home inspector recognized - NUjournal

Home Inspection News - Mon, 04/16/2018 - 05:26

Local home inspector recognized
NUjournal
SLEEPY EYE — Cornerstone Home Inspection Services announces that Phil Siefkes is now credentialed as a Certified Master Inspector (CMI)®, which is the inspection industry's top professional designation. The Master Inspector Certification Board has ...

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Seminar lays out home-buying steps - Worcester Telegram

Home Inspection News - Sun, 04/15/2018 - 09:30

Worcester Telegram

Seminar lays out home-buying steps
Worcester Telegram
The next step is a home inspection. A home inspection will check all the physical criteria – from the roof to the plumbing. The home inspectors look for problems that the buyer should be aware of. Inspection issues can be a deal breaker or used to ...

Home inspections smart move before buying or selling residence to check for any problem areas - Charleston Post Courier

Home Inspection News - Sat, 04/14/2018 - 20:12

Charleston Post Courier

Home inspections smart move before buying or selling residence to check for any problem areas
Charleston Post Courier
A home inspection may identify the need for major repairs or builder oversights, as well as the need for maintenance to keep it in good shape." A homeowner, meanwhile, can seek an inspection can ferret out problems in the making and suggest preventive ...

Outdoor Home Improvement — Getting your home ready for storm season - Daily Ardmoreite

Home Inspection News - Sat, 04/14/2018 - 15:17

Daily Ardmoreite

Outdoor Home Improvement — Getting your home ready for storm season
Daily Ardmoreite
With the beginning of spring, Oklahoma now looks to the beginning of storm season, and we all know just how damaging those storms can be. Fortunately, a few proactive measures can help to minimize the damage nature's fury can inflict. Mike Smiley has ...

Barry Stone, Seller Refuses to Make Repairs - NewsOK.com

Home Inspection News - Sat, 04/14/2018 - 10:03

NewsOK.com

Barry Stone, Seller Refuses to Make Repairs
NewsOK.com
DEAR BARRY: I just received the inspection report from my home inspector, but I'm wondering if it was worth it. He did a thorough job and found a long list of problems with the electrical wiring, the forced-air furnace and the roof. But when I asked ...
Focus on selling current home before looking for a new onePalm Beach Post

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What can you expect during a home inspection? - Ottawa Sun

Home Inspection News - Fri, 04/13/2018 - 19:10

Ottawa Sun

What can you expect during a home inspection?
Ottawa Sun
An Agreement of Purchase and Sale for a residential resale home will most often include a few conditions for the benefit of the buyer. One that we always recommend is that the buyer be allowed to hire a home inspector to inspect the property for ...
Three home inspection mistakes people makeTheChronicleHerald.ca

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Ask Angie's List: How to budget for emergency repairs | Lifestyles ... - Fredericksburg.com

Home Inspection News - Thu, 04/12/2018 - 18:29

Fredericksburg.com

Ask Angie's List: How to budget for emergency repairs | Lifestyles ...
Fredericksburg.com
You might not like thinking about it, but everything in your house has a built-in time limit. The hundreds of moving parts and structures that keep your home running smoothly.

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United States Home Inspectors Association (USHIA) Certifies ... - Digital Journal

Home Inspection News - Thu, 04/12/2018 - 15:30

United States Home Inspectors Association (USHIA) Certifies ...
Digital Journal
Home buyers searching for a reputable home inspection professional in the Land O'Lakes Florida area will now find Emerald Inspection Service approved by the USHIALAND O'LAKES, FL - APRIL 12, 2018 - The United States Home Inspectors Association (USHIA ...

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