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Home inspectors provide valuable insurance - Arizona Daily Star - Arizona Daily Star

Google Home Inspector News - Fri, 04/19/2013 - 17:27

Home inspectors provide valuable insurance - Arizona Daily Star
Arizona Daily Star
Hiring a qualified home inspector is an insurance policy that will be money well spent. Most people carry homeowner's insurance and they sleep at night knowing if a disaster hits, they should be covered. But before you buy a home, it is even more ...
Five ways sellers can prepare for a home inspectionLubbockOnline.com
Inspection offers peace of mindLondon Free Press

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Surviving a Home Inspection - Wall Street Journal

Google Home Inspector News - Fri, 04/19/2013 - 13:39

Wall Street Journal

Surviving a Home Inspection
Wall Street Journal
This can only mean one thing: The buyer's home inspector who visited has found them ailing. Although I have written about residential real estate for years—and have done everything in my power to keep our home well-maintained—nothing buckles my ...
Inspection offers peace of mindLondon Free Press
Five ways sellers can prepare for a home inspectionLubbockOnline.com

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Don't rely on home inspectors for A/C report if buying in winter - KPHO Phoenix

Google Home Inspector News - Thu, 04/18/2013 - 19:21

Don't rely on home inspectors for A/C report if buying in winter
KPHO Phoenix
A Mesa man is angry with both his home warranty company and the home inspector he hired before buying the home over a denied repair claim. If a problem shows up on the home inspection report for any home system and you later make a claim related to ...

Aluminum wiring connections tend to come loose - Chicago Daily Herald

Google Home Inspector News - Wed, 04/17/2013 - 15:20

Aluminum wiring connections tend to come loose
Chicago Daily Herald
According to my home inspector this is a fire hazard. But he says correcting the problem in the unit I'm buying doesn't eliminate the issue entirely because the adjoining condos also have aluminum wires, and a fire in one of those dwellings could ...

Ask the Experts: What Should Home Sellers Do to Prepare for a Home Inspection? - RisMedia.com (press release)

Google Home Inspector News - Tue, 04/16/2013 - 15:27

Ask the Experts: What Should Home Sellers Do to Prepare for a Home Inspection?
RisMedia.com (press release)
There's nothing worse than a group of contractors, home inspector, buyers and their REALTOR® wandering around a yard needlessly, searching for something you know the exact location of. Lastly, please don't leave your dirty laundry in the washing ...

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Is it historic or just old?

Old House Weblog - Tue, 04/16/2013 - 11:51

Small Business Spotlight: Cedar Hill Home Inspections - Patch.com

Google Home Inspector News - Sun, 04/14/2013 - 19:16

Small Business Spotlight: Cedar Hill Home Inspections
Patch.com
After completing a week long training program, I became an intern home inspector, and had to be supervised by a licensed home inspector for 100 inspections. After completing the 100 inspections, passing the home inspector and CT Business Law exams, ...

OREP Now Offering Home Inspector E&O Insurance with General Liability ... - PR.com (press release)

Google Home Inspector News - Sun, 04/14/2013 - 02:08

OREP Now Offering Home Inspector E&O Insurance with General Liability ...
PR.com (press release)
San Diego, CA, April 14, 2013 --(PR.com)-- OREP (Organization of Real Estate Professionals), a nationwide real estate insurance agency now in its 12th year, is proud to announce that its Home Inspector E&O Insurance Program now includes General ...

Home Inspector Earns Credits - Jamestown Post Journal

Google Home Inspector News - Sun, 04/14/2013 - 00:14

Jamestown Post Journal

Home Inspector Earns Credits
Jamestown Post Journal
Home Inspector Earns Credits. April 14, 2013. The Post-Journal. Save | Comments (1) | Post a comment |. Rick Haggmark, ASHI-certified inspector, with Rick's Southern Tier Inspection, LLC, serving Western New York and Pennsylvania, recently attended the ...

Buying a home in Canada - Ottawa Sun

Google Home Inspector News - Sat, 04/13/2013 - 00:47

Buying a home in Canada
Ottawa Sun
When you are buying a home, it's important to have the right team of professionals on your side including a home inspector to advise on the condition of the home, a lawyer to help protect your interests and a lender or mortgage broker who can arrange ...

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Ask the Inspector: Deck construction violations persist - Leader-Telegram

Google Home Inspector News - Sat, 04/13/2013 - 00:07

Ask the Inspector: Deck construction violations persist
Leader-Telegram
Older decks would have spacing of just less than 6 inches, but you need to follow current standards when remodeling. Duerkop is a licensed home inspector and serves as president and education director of the Wisconsin Association of Home Inspectors for ...

Just Another Home Inspection Nightmare in B.C. - 5 Replies

The Inspector's journal - Fri, 04/12/2013 - 20:28

Home Inspection Nightmare in B.C.

Kansas Governor Vetos Home Inspector Registrations - 9 Replies

The Inspector's journal - Fri, 04/12/2013 - 20:22
Wichita Business Journal

Governor Sam Brownback has vetoed Senate Bill 37, which would have repealed the July 1 sunset of the Kansas Home Inspectors Professional Competence and Financial Responsibility Act, which created the board and the registration system in 2008.

In a news release, Brownb...

Can you trust your home inspector? - U-T San Diego

Google Home Inspector News - Fri, 04/12/2013 - 08:03

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. The U-T San Diego will periodically feature real estate advice columns from the association in this blog. You are ready to make one of the most ...

Realtor Calls Inspections Deal Breakers - 27 Replies

The Inspector's journal - Fri, 04/12/2013 - 05:44
He calls it the "Property Wars" - the process of negotiating, reaching a deal, getting an inspection and then being forced to re-negotiate based on an inspector's findings; and says buyers wield inspections like a bargaining chip - a deal breaker. To learn more, click here.

Canadian Group Calls For Regulation of Inspectors - 5 Replies

The Inspector's journal - Fri, 04/12/2013 - 05:32
An article in the online Daily Commercial News written by a Canadian contruction watchdog group, the Association des consommateurs pour la qualit? dans la construction (ACQC), reveals that group has just published a study that calls for regulation of the home inspection profession in the Canadian pr...

Barry Stone on Clients Attending the Inspection - 24 Replies

The Inspector's journal - Fri, 04/12/2013 - 05:16
Some inspectors prefer to work alone without the client attending; other inspectors prefer to have the client on site. It's a controversial topic among home inspectors.

Someone recently asked home inspection pundit Barry Stone to voice his opinion on the subject. To read his response, click her...

Home inspector doesn't want buyers at inspection - Chicago Daily Herald

Google Home Inspector News - Thu, 04/11/2013 - 17:03

Home inspector doesn't want buyers at inspection
Chicago Daily Herald
Home inspector doesn't want buyers at inspection. Article. text size: AAA. By Barry Stone. Q. We've just made an offer on a house, and our agent gave us a list of home inspectors. Two of the inspectors that we called sound knowledgeable, but they ...

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