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Consumer alert: Is your home inspector licensed? - Providence Eyewitness News

Google Home Inspector News - Fri, 05/10/2013 - 21:04

Consumer alert: Is your home inspector licensed?
Providence Eyewitness News
A Rhode Island state law enacted in 1999 created a separate home inspector licensing law requiring all home inspectors to be licensed. As part of the law, all home inspectors were also required to maintain $250,000 of liability insurance, pass the ...

Home inspector: new homebuyer afraid of gas appliances - Chicago Daily Herald

Google Home Inspector News - Fri, 05/10/2013 - 04:21

Home inspector: new homebuyer afraid of gas appliances
Chicago Daily Herald
Second, the gas company should perform a routine safety inspection of all gas-burning fixtures before you close escrow. Aside from the conditions that would be reported by a home inspector, the gas company will ensure proper adjustment of the burners ...

Home Improvement Tips for Buyers and Sellers - Biddeford Journal Tribune

Google Home Inspector News - Thu, 05/09/2013 - 04:41

Home Improvement Tips for Buyers and Sellers
Biddeford Journal Tribune
Because the industry is unregulated, be wary when hiring a home inspector. Protect yourself with these tips from, Pillar To Post, the nation's largest home inspection franchise: • Get referrals from family, friends, your real estate agent and ...

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Home Improvement Tips for Buyers and Sellers - Dubuque Telegraph Herald

Google Home Inspector News - Thu, 05/09/2013 - 02:49

Home Improvement Tips for Buyers and Sellers
Dubuque Telegraph Herald
Because the industry is unregulated, be wary when hiring a home inspector. Protect yourself with these tips from, Pillar To Post, the nation's largest home inspection franchise: • Get referrals from family, friends, your real estate agent and ...

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Home inspection firm formed - Caymanian Compass

Google Home Inspector News - Wed, 05/08/2013 - 00:04

Home inspection firm formed
Caymanian Compass
Mr. Salvi was trained by the American Home Inspector Training Institute in Florida. During a home buyer inspection, a professional home inspector comes to the home the buyer is thinking about buying. He does a thorough inspection, which lasts anywhere ...

The value of a 'home inspector' for IT acquisitions - FCW.com

Google Home Inspector News - Tue, 05/07/2013 - 12:01

The value of a 'home inspector' for IT acquisitions
FCW.com
My wife and I recently went through the stressful process of buying a home, in the course of which we hired a home inspector. The inspector had no conflicts of interest, came with excellent past-performance references and was a subject-matter expert in ...

Should Minn. require licenses for home inspectors? - KARE

Google Home Inspector News - Mon, 05/06/2013 - 22:09

Should Minn. require licenses for home inspectors?
KARE
Krinke has poured tens of thousands of dollars into her home in Vadnais Heights -- money she never expected to spend when she bought it last spring. She blames her home inspector, the person she hired to check out the home before she closed the deal.

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Minnesota does not have a statewide licensing program for home inspectors ... - KARE

Google Home Inspector News - Mon, 05/06/2013 - 22:09

Minnesota does not have a statewide licensing program for home inspectors ...
KARE
Krinke has poured tens of thousands of dollars into her home in Vadnais Heights -- money she never expected to spend when she bought it last spring. She blames her home inspector, the person she hired to check out the home before she closed the deal.

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Home inspector: Tenant gets bedroom with no window - Chicago Daily Herald

Google Home Inspector News - Thu, 05/02/2013 - 16:41

Home inspector: Tenant gets bedroom with no window
Chicago Daily Herald
Q. I just rented a bedroom in a 5-bedroom apartment. I initially put down a deposit for one of the larger bedrooms, one that had windows and a closet. But when I moved in, the only bedroom that hadn't been rented was the one with no window and no closet.

What to expect when you're inspecting - Elko Daily Free Press - Elko Daily Free Press

Google Home Inspector News - Thu, 05/02/2013 - 00:21

What to expect when you're inspecting - Elko Daily Free Press
Elko Daily Free Press
While contractors and trades people might be able to offer advice on what needs fixing and the best solution, a good home inspector is in the position to offer an unbiased opinion, said Tom Kruse, owner of Professional Home Inspections in Holmen, Wis.

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Home inspection - Sherwood Park News

Google Home Inspector News - Tue, 04/30/2013 - 00:08

Home inspection
Sherwood Park News
To qualify for a licence, inspectors must have successfully completed training from an educational institution approved by the provincial government and pass a test inspection, or hold a Certified Master Inspector or Registered Home Inspector designation.

CAN YOU TRUST YOUR HOME INSPECTOR? - U-T San Diego

Google Home Inspector News - Mon, 04/29/2013 - 06:10

CAN YOU TRUST YOUR HOME INSPECTOR?
U-T San Diego
Linda Lee, president of the Greater San Diego Association of Realtors, is the author of this guest post. You are ready to make one of the most important decisions of your life. You found your dream home, worked with a real estate agent to prepare an ...

Home inspection: Get it done - Reading Eagle - Reading Eagle

Google Home Inspector News - Sat, 04/27/2013 - 23:11

Home inspection: Get it done - Reading Eagle
Reading Eagle
Stump recommended a pre-sale inspection so that you aren't surprised by a long laundry list of things that the buyer's home inspector found in your home's structure. And he stated that as a homeowner, you shouldn't rationalize that your home is ...

Ask the Inspector: New garage wiring - Leader-Telegram

Google Home Inspector News - Sat, 04/27/2013 - 00:08

Ask the Inspector: New garage wiring
Leader-Telegram
... 90 percent of the time. Duerkop is a licensed home inspector and serves as president and education director of the Wisconsin Association of Home Inspectors for the central and northern Wisconsin chapters. To submit a question to him, call 1-866-715 ...

Inspector should support findings with photos of defect - Chicago Daily Herald

Google Home Inspector News - Fri, 04/26/2013 - 03:10

Inspector should support findings with photos of defect
Chicago Daily Herald
A. If the home inspector's findings are questionable, you should state this in writing to the buyers and request that the inspector verify his findings with photos. If he doesn't want to get his camera dirty, he can shield it with a plastic bag while ...

Inspecting The Home Inspection: What Buyers Should Know - Hartford Courant

Google Home Inspector News - Thu, 04/25/2013 - 11:52

Inspecting The Home Inspection: What Buyers Should Know
Hartford Courant
Before purchasing a home in Connecticut, potential buyers often turn to a state-licensed home inspector to examine the property for any structural and system problems that might cause headaches later. An inspection typically takes several hours and can ...

Five Tips to Profitably Sell Your Home this Spring - Fox Business

Google Home Inspector News - Tue, 04/23/2013 - 15:40

Five Tips to Profitably Sell Your Home this Spring
Fox Business
"If you haven't maintained your home, you may want to hire your own home inspector before your home goes on the market so that you can make appropriate repairs before you try to sell it," she adds. Findlay says it usually costs less to fix things ...

Action 9: Homeowner out $1200 after not hiring professional home inspector - WSOC Charlotte

Google Home Inspector News - Mon, 04/22/2013 - 16:51

Action 9: Homeowner out $1200 after not hiring professional home inspector
WSOC Charlotte
The only way to protect yourself is to hire a professional home inspector to check behind the builder, something that Bynoe did not do. It costs a few hundred dollars, but the Better Business Buerau said it is money well spent. Bynoe said she wishes ...

Home inspectors provide valuable insurance - Chippewa Herald - Chippewa Herald

Google Home Inspector News - Fri, 04/19/2013 - 21:27

Wall Street Journal

Home inspectors provide valuable insurance - Chippewa Herald
Chippewa Herald
Next he hired a home inspector and spent four hours looking over the home with the professional. Missoula is fortunate to have such knowledgeable people to work with and the time was educational, informative and even fun until they looked up into the ...
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