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Rosie on the House: Inspection is best way to check if house can handle heat - Arizona Daily Star

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Arizona Daily Star

Rosie on the House: Inspection is best way to check if house can handle heat
Arizona Daily Star
ANSWER: You need to have a home inspection done to check out the insulation and any possible problems with heating and air-conditioning systems. You can also have a whole-house energy audit done in the home you are buying. An audit like that should ...

Protect yourself and your investment — Get a home inspection - KYStandard.com

Home Inspection - Thu, 10/19/2017 - 11:59

Protect yourself and your investment — Get a home inspection
KYStandard.com
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Pa. House approves bill to license home inspectors - Central Penn Business Journal

Home Inspection - Thu, 10/19/2017 - 10:14

Central Penn Business Journal

Pa. House approves bill to license home inspectors
Central Penn Business Journal
The bipartisan legislation also would establish statewide standards for the profession of home inspecting and the home inspection report, including a requirement to disclose interior mold to clients. "The purchase of a home can quickly turn into a ...

Networx: Buy your home online: A step-by-step guide - Record-Courier

Home Inspection - Thu, 10/19/2017 - 09:38

Record-Courier

Networx: Buy your home online: A step-by-step guide
Record-Courier
Remember to include must-have contingencies such as home inspection, appraisal, financing, and possibly selling your current home within a stipulated time frame. Even the closing may be done remotely, thanks to electronic signature technology. (That's ...

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Know these hidden costs before buying a home - WBIR.com - WBIR-TV

Home Inspection - Thu, 10/19/2017 - 06:55

WBIR-TV

Know these hidden costs before buying a home - WBIR.com
WBIR-TV
We all know the general rule of thumb: When you're thinking about purchasing a home, you need to save up 20 percent of the purchase price for a down ...

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What can I do to find out if my house can handle the heat in Phoenix? - Arizona Daily Star

Home Inspection - Wed, 10/18/2017 - 16:15

Arizona Daily Star

What can I do to find out if my house can handle the heat in Phoenix?
Arizona Daily Star
ANSWER: You need to have a home inspection done to check out the insulation and any problems with heating and air conditioning systems. You can also have a whole-house energy audit done in the home you are buying. An audit like that should cost less ...

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Pa. House passes bill to license home inspectors - ABC27

Home Inspection - Wed, 10/18/2017 - 13:13

ABC27

Pa. House passes bill to license home inspectors
ABC27
HARRISBURG, Pa. (WHTM) – The House of Representatives has passed legislation that would require home inspectors to be licensed by the state. House Bill 1001 would establish statewide standards for the profession and the home inspection report. Rep.

Morrisey files suit to shut down Cabell home inspector - Huntington Herald Dispatch

Home Inspection - Sun, 10/15/2017 - 23:11

Morrisey files suit to shut down Cabell home inspector
Huntington Herald Dispatch
CHARLESTON - A lawsuit seeking a court order to shut down a Cabell County home inspection business for alleged violations of the state's Consumer Credit and Protection Act has been filed by West Virginia Attorney General Patrick Morrisey, his office ...

Florida Insider Poll: Jeb handled hurricanes better than Rick Scott ... - Tampabay.com

Home Inspection - Sat, 10/14/2017 - 19:09

Tampabay.com

Florida Insider Poll: Jeb handled hurricanes better than Rick Scott ...
Tampabay.com
Gov. Rick Scott received generally high marks for his handling of the hurricanes hitting Florida and its sister territory, Puerto Rico, but his PR team lately has ...

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Barry Stone: Even new homes aren't perfect | News OK - NewsOK.com

Home Inspection - Sat, 10/14/2017 - 05:03

Barry Stone: Even new homes aren't perfect | News OK
NewsOK.com
The belief that a newly built home is flawless, simply because it is new and was approved by the building department, is an unfortunate myth, Barry Stone writes.

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On the House: What to expect when it's time to get your home inspected - Frederick News Post

Home Inspection - Fri, 10/13/2017 - 15:06

Frederick News Post

On the House: What to expect when it's time to get your home inspected
Frederick News Post
In New Jersey, for instance, inspectors are licensed and regulated by the state's Home Inspection Advisory Committee. To become certified, inspectors must, by law, complete 180 hours of study courses, including 40 hours of unpaid field work in the ...

Do-It-Yourself Home Prep for Winter - The Keene Sentinel

Home Inspection - Thu, 10/12/2017 - 22:39

The Keene Sentinel

Do-It-Yourself Home Prep for Winter
The Keene Sentinel
Patrick Richardson, owner of Richardson Home Inspection Service in Surry, has been inspecting homes throughout southwest New Hampshire and southeast Vermont for 25 years and says a walk around the house should be geared toward spotting any ...

How Pre-Listing Inspections Can Help Your Business - RisMedia.com (press release)

Home Inspection - Thu, 10/12/2017 - 15:51

RisMedia.com (press release)

How Pre-Listing Inspections Can Help Your Business
RisMedia.com (press release)
Home inspections are often considered a key part of the pre-closing process, but there are advantages to having your clients schedule an inspection before their property goes on the market. Learn how this strategy can help make the selling process for ...

Real estate CEO hopes to disrupt home buying, commission model - Phoenix Business Journal

Home Inspection - Thu, 10/12/2017 - 13:24

Phoenix Business Journal

Real estate CEO hopes to disrupt home buying, commission model
Phoenix Business Journal
Hunt also has a la carte services such as a $500 appraisal, $400 home inspection, $45 open house hosting and $1,000 closing service that customers can pick from. “We want people to know that there is another option besides the 'for sale by owner' route ...

Real Estate Counteroffers: Is There a Limit to How Long This Can Go On? - Realtor.com News

Home Inspection - Wed, 10/11/2017 - 13:34

Realtor.com News

Real Estate Counteroffers: Is There a Limit to How Long This Can Go On?
Realtor.com News
“If the sellers are looking for flexibility on the closing date or want you to waive the home inspection contingency, you may be able to win their signature on a contract without offering more money,” Lerner says. “You should still have a home ...

What's ahead for home buyers in Northern Virginia - Washington Post

Home Inspection - Wed, 10/11/2017 - 05:01

Washington Post

What's ahead for home buyers in Northern Virginia
Washington Post
The before-the-school-year-starts buyers have settled into their homes in Northern Virginia, so house hunters looking this fall may have less competition for the limited available inventory of properties on the market. Buyers in the Northern Virginia ...

Expert Answers Questions on How to Become a Home Inspector - PR Newswire (press release)

Home Inspection - Tue, 10/10/2017 - 07:42

PR Newswire (press release)

Expert Answers Questions on How to Become a Home Inspector
PR Newswire (press release)
BROOKFIELD, Wis., Oct. 10, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Veteran home inspector Chris Chirafisi will answer the most commonly asked questions about the home ...

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Before forking over money for home inspection, find out whether the seller has tax liens - Washington Post

Home Inspection - Mon, 10/09/2017 - 06:42

Washington Post

Before forking over money for home inspection, find out whether the seller has tax liens
Washington Post
Q: We placed a contract on a home that should never have been listed in the first place, since it had more than $150,000 in tax liens. Am I entitled to a refund of my inspection fee of $450 since the seller's real estate agent did not perform her due ...

Home weatherization assistance available for eligible households - The Star Beacon

Home Inspection - Sun, 10/08/2017 - 07:05

Home weatherization assistance available for eligible households
The Star Beacon
Ohioans participating in the HWAP will receive a home inspection to identify the services necessary to improve their home's energy efficiency. Ohioans with a household income at or below 200 percent of the federal poverty guidelines are eligible for ...

Dear Monty: 6 tips to resurrect a failed negotiation - Times Herald-Record

Home Inspection - Sun, 10/08/2017 - 01:56

Times Herald-Record

Dear Monty: 6 tips to resurrect a failed negotiation
Times Herald-Record
Q: A buyer has an accepted offer on a home, and a home inspection has revealed several items that are defects. The buyer's attorney delivered a letter to the seller's attorney stating that all work discovered in the inspection has to be completed by ...

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