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

Tue, 08/14/2018 - 00:42

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 ...
Property Forensix App Launch Sends Scheduling a Home ...PRUnderground (press release)

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Stone Veneer Siding: Looks Great, But Bad Installations Cost Unlucky Homeowners Thousands - Forbes

Mon, 08/13/2018 - 17:50

Forbes

Stone Veneer Siding: Looks Great, But Bad Installations Cost Unlucky Homeowners Thousands
Forbes
Ben Hendricks owns ABI Home Inspection Services in Louisville, KY. He said he's never seen stone veneer siding installed properly and thinks it's going to be the next big thing in real estate. He's written several blog posts about his experience with ...

Common HVAC Home Inspection Problems - TAPinto.net

Mon, 08/13/2018 - 08:10

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, ...

'Only if' offers shunned by some home sellers - Chicago Daily Herald

Sat, 08/11/2018 - 11:04

'Only if' offers shunned by some home sellers
Chicago Daily Herald
Or "contingent upon a satisfactory home inspection." Contingencies usually specify some relatively short period of time, as the sellers have to wait around with their house tied up and pretty much off the market to see whether the contingency will happen.

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

Thu, 08/09/2018 - 17:45

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 ...

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

Wed, 08/08/2018 - 20:10

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

Wed, 08/08/2018 - 04:12

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 ...

If you think getting a building permit for a home renovation is a hassle, here's what can happen if you don't have one - Washington Post

Tue, 08/07/2018 - 17:42

Washington Post

If you think getting a building permit for a home renovation is a hassle, here's what can happen if you don't have one
Washington Post
During the home inspection, we entered the property and instantly noticed a potent gas smell. The inspector discovered that the flipper had tapped into the gas meter illegally, and it was leaking at an alarming rate. The property was a tragedy waiting ...

How to snag a home in a seller's market and other real estate tips ... - The Oakland Press

Tue, 08/07/2018 - 16:43

The Oakland Press

How to snag a home in a seller's market and other real estate tips ...
The Oakland Press
Q: We have listed our house for sale and I have a question about the deposit that a potential Buyer will put down. How much does it have to be? A: Well, there ...

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6 worst deal-breakers homebuyers include in offer letters - Bankrate.com

Tue, 08/07/2018 - 05:27

Bankrate.com

6 worst deal-breakers homebuyers include in offer letters
Bankrate.com
These include a buyer's ability to secure financing, a home inspection revealing costly repairs, needing to sell a primary home first, or an appraisal coming in too low. But when it comes to contingencies in a brisk market, less is more, says Jennifer ...

How to Choose a Home Inspector - ConsumerReports.org

Tue, 08/07/2018 - 00:01

ConsumerReports.org

How to Choose a Home Inspector
ConsumerReports.org
To learn what a typical inspection does and does not require, the home inspection trade associations' websites can be informative. The list may surprise you. For example, among the items that InterNACHI says inspectors aren't required to examine are a ...

Family didn't know dream home was contaminated with meth - The Republic

Mon, 08/06/2018 - 22:48

The Republic

Family didn't know dream home was contaminated with meth
The Republic
The Tubbses ordered a home inspection before buying the home, like most homebuyers do. However, meth contamination level inspections are not a part of any standard home inspector's checklist, according to KEZI. Families who unknowingly buy meth ...

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The results of every care home inspection in Nottinghamshire published in July - Nottinghamshire Live

Sat, 08/04/2018 - 05:01

Nottinghamshire Live

The results of every care home inspection in Nottinghamshire published in July
Nottinghamshire Live
Inspections are always being carried out on care homes across Nottinghamshire in order to keep their residents safe. Here's every report published by the Care Quality Commission during July. They rate each care home in five areas - if they are safe ...
Every care home inspection in Leicester and Leicestershire published in JulyLeicestershire Live
The results of every care home inspection in Derby and Derbyshire published in JulyDerbyshire Live

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Don't assume all home inspectors do a thorough job and catch all important problems - KOMO News

Sat, 08/04/2018 - 02:26

KOMO News

Don't assume all home inspectors do a thorough job and catch all important problems
KOMO News
When you buy a house without getting a professional home inspection, you risk expensive repairs for problems no one disclosed. But, even if you get an inspection, you can still end up with costly problems. A lot depends on who does the inspection.
Don't assume all home inspectors do a thorough job and catch all ...KEPR 19

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Experts: Home inspections may not detect deeper problems - KEZI TV

Sat, 08/04/2018 - 02:07

KEZI TV

Experts: Home inspections may not detect deeper problems
KEZI TV
Doug Moore, an inspector for Pacific Environmental Group, said most people don't know their homes may need more inspection. Posted: Aug. 3, 2018 7:07 PM. Posted By: Rachael Maurer. AddThis Sharing Buttons. Share to Facebook Share to Twitter Share ...

Oregon family living a nightmare after purchasing a meth ... - KATU

Sat, 08/04/2018 - 02:06

KATU

Oregon family living a nightmare after purchasing a meth ...
KATU
In July 2017, Travis and Denay Tubbs thought they had found their dream home in Jefferson, Oregon. The sprawling property contained enough space for them ...

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Don't assume all home inspectors do a thorough job and catch all ... - KIMA CBS 29

Sat, 08/04/2018 - 01:58

KIMA CBS 29

Don't assume all home inspectors do a thorough job and catch all ...
KIMA CBS 29
When you buy a house without getting a professional home inspection, you risk expensive repairs for problems no one disclosed.But even if you get an ...

Home Inspection in Houston Just Got Easier, Thanks to New Company Big G Home Inspections - Digital Journal

Fri, 08/03/2018 - 12:53

Home Inspection in Houston Just Got Easier, Thanks to New Company Big G Home Inspections
Digital Journal
HOUSTON, TX / ACCESSWIRE / August 3, 2018 / Gary Stefaniak, the owner and founder of Big G Home Inspections, is pleased to announce the opening of his new company. For local residents who are looking for a high quality home inspection Houston ...

Homes Recently Listed in the Park Hills Area - Daily Journal Online

Fri, 08/03/2018 - 05:43

Daily Journal Online

Homes Recently Listed in the Park Hills Area
Daily Journal Online
Sellers have completed prelisting home inspection, and made recommended repairs PLUS are offering a 1-year HOME WARRANTY! Passed Occupancy Inspection! This house is ready to be your new home! Call and schedule your private showing today!

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