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5 years after Sandy, Jersey victims see the future for those hit by Harvey and Irma | Di Ionno - NJ.com (blog)

Home Inspection - Thu, 09/21/2017 - 05:51

NJ.com (blog)

5 years after Sandy, Jersey victims see the future for those hit by Harvey and Irma | Di Ionno
NJ.com (blog)
"I bought it for $300,000 a year-and-a-half before the storm," he said. "The insurance company came in and told me the cracks and holes in the foundation existed before the storm. Luckily I had all my home inspection reports from when I bought it ...

8 things sellers should expect from their real estate agent - Inman.com

Home Inspection - Thu, 09/21/2017 - 02:38

8 things sellers should expect from their real estate agent
Inman.com
Especially in a competitive market, buyers will need to feel as though they're getting something extra, whether it be a membership to the local pool, a free home inspection or warranty or even free cooking classes to go along with that gourmet kitchen.

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From a different era: Northland family's water heater is dependability incarnate - Duluth News Tribune

Home Inspection - Wed, 09/20/2017 - 17:14

Duluth News Tribune

From a different era: Northland family's water heater is dependability incarnate
Duluth News Tribune
Simple research on the internet revealed the average age of a tank-style water heater to be 10 to 20 years (according to the Florida-based McGarry and Madsen Home Inspection blog). "I've never had a hot water heater last more than seven years," Steve ...

$50 discount when you schedule your radon test with you home inspection from Idea Inspection! 315-730-6378 - Auburn Citizen

Home Inspection - Wed, 09/20/2017 - 12:10

$50 discount when you schedule your radon test with you home inspection from Idea Inspection! 315-730-6378
Auburn Citizen
Whether buying or selling a home, having a home inspection company you can trust to look out for your investment is key. With areas of expertise ranging from General Home Inspection to Roofing and Waterproofing, Ideal Inspection is the premier home ...

Being Prepared for Negotiations After the Home Inspection - The Weekly Post

Home Inspection - Tue, 09/19/2017 - 21:25

The Weekly Post

Being Prepared for Negotiations After the Home Inspection
The Weekly Post
A potential buyer has submitted an offer and you've accepted. However, the contingency is still looming; the home inspection. Usually, this is the time during a real estate transaction for negotiations. When the buyer finds out repairs are needed, they ...
Tips to resurrect a failed real estate negotiationGreen Bay Press Gazette

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Fall Home and Garden: S & S Inspections LLC offers home inspections - Tehachapi News

Home Inspection - Tue, 09/19/2017 - 08:05

Tehachapi News

Fall Home and Garden: S & S Inspections LLC offers home inspections
Tehachapi News
We are committed to delivering accurate, complete and easy to follow home inspection reports within 24 hours of completing the inspection. S & S Home Inspections LLC is totally licensed and insured and follows the ASHI Standard of Practice. I am very ...

Canada: Status Certificate - Resale Condos' Equivalent To Home Inspection - Mondaq News Alerts (registration)

Home Inspection - Tue, 09/19/2017 - 04:27

Canada: Status Certificate - Resale Condos' Equivalent To Home Inspection
Mondaq News Alerts (registration)
Prudent home buyers do not skip the home inspection. Behind walls, carpets and ceilings, any number of unseen problems may lurk - from faulty electrical to foundation flaws. In a resale condo scenario, home inspections are rare, but there is an ...

Q&A: "Should I test for radon if the home already has a radon ... - Minneapolis Star Tribune

Home Inspection - Tue, 09/19/2017 - 03:24

Q&A: "Should I test for radon if the home already has a radon ...
Minneapolis Star Tribune
When a home already has an active radon mitigation system, is it even worth testing for radon? That's a great question. To answer that, allow me to share a quick ...

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How to have a smooth settlement in 4 easy steps - Inman.com

Home Inspection - Tue, 09/19/2017 - 01:32

Inman.com

How to have a smooth settlement in 4 easy steps
Inman.com
(Full disclosure: This may not be an issue in your state, so this may or may not apply to you.) The walkthrough issues include a lightbulb not working or home inspection repairs being incomplete (such as a deck permit not being removed). The cardinal ...

Accelerated sale lands $1.3M for auctioneer's home - RichmondBizSense

Home Inspection - Mon, 09/18/2017 - 23:03

RichmondBizSense

Accelerated sale lands $1.3M for auctioneer's home
RichmondBizSense
“One of the proactive things that we do with this (process) is we do a home inspection so we can disclose all items that need to be repaired,” Motley said. “The purchaser knew that going into the contract, so we didn't have to make any of those repairs ...

Part 3: Home-Buying Tips From Coastal Housing Partnership - Noozhawk

Home Inspection - Mon, 09/18/2017 - 18:08

Noozhawk

Part 3: Home-Buying Tips From Coastal Housing Partnership
Noozhawk
Home inspection contingency. It is at the buyer's option to order a home inspection, but it is an important aspect of your transaction. A home inspector evaluates the structural, mechanical, electrical condition of the property you are purchasing. This ...

What to Expect After Accepting an Offer on Your Home - Zing! Blog by Quicken Loans (blog)

Home Inspection - Mon, 09/18/2017 - 06:43

Zing! Blog by Quicken Loans (blog)

What to Expect After Accepting an Offer on Your Home
Zing! Blog by Quicken Loans (blog)
When you're selling your home, accepting an offer can feel like you've completed a major milestone – you're ready to take the next steps toward closing. Here are some different components and contingencies of an offer you can expect to see, as well as ...

Home Inspections a Crucial Piece of the Real Estate Puzzle - RisMedia.com (press release)

Home Inspection - Sun, 09/17/2017 - 10:17

RisMedia.com (press release)

Home Inspections a Crucial Piece of the Real Estate Puzzle
RisMedia.com (press release)
It's money well spent and it's about being a smart buyer or seller,” says Larry Wallenstein, a real estate agent with RE/MAX Consultants Realty 1 in Fort Lauderdale, Fla. Wallenstein knows the true value and importance of a home inspection and the ...

Home or car damaged in Irma? Here's what your insurance will ... - Miami Herald

Home Inspection - Fri, 09/15/2017 - 15:33

Home or car damaged in Irma? Here's what your insurance will ...
Miami Herald
Now that Hurricane Irma has passed, insurance claims will begin to flood in from residents whose homes and cars were damaged by the storm's winds. While no ...

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Haisler: Revisiting home inspections - Northwest Herald

Home Inspection - Fri, 09/15/2017 - 07:29

Haisler: Revisiting home inspections
Northwest Herald
All real estate agent's representing the buyer should consult with their client about getting the property inspected. The common contract used in Northern Illinois clearly calls out a specific attorney approval and home inspection period to allow for ...

Seller gives false and incomplete disclosure - Chicago Daily Herald

Home Inspection - Fri, 09/15/2017 - 05:06

Seller gives false and incomplete disclosure
Chicago Daily Herald
Q. Before I bought my home, the home inspection showed no major defects, and no problems were listed on the disclosure forms from the seller or the Realtors. Since moving in, I've found numerous problems that should have been disclosed. The sellers ...

Young Urban Gardener has to give up chickens - WTHR

Home Inspection - Tue, 09/12/2017 - 21:39

Young Urban Gardener has to give up chickens
WTHR
They rent their home from the John Boner Neighborhood Center and found out during a recent home inspection the chickens can't stay. The center's leasing agreement spells out the animal policy. It says, except for a service animal, renters need written ...

John Ninfo: A recipe for buying your first home - News - MPNnow ... - MPNnow.com

Home Inspection - Tue, 09/12/2017 - 17:55

MPNnow.com

John Ninfo: A recipe for buying your first home - News - MPNnow ...
MPNnow.com
I just returned from a relaxing beach vacation, Yes, another vacation, but, as always, it was paid for. If you plan and save, vacations can be in your retirement ...

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Home inspector brings technology to job - Bluffton Today

Home Inspection - Tue, 09/12/2017 - 16:37

Bluffton Today

Home inspector brings technology to job
Bluffton Today
“We've been … making sure Realtors, buyers and sellers see the value in having not only a post-sale inspection done, but a pre-sell inspection done as well,” said Karam Tascoe, who recently opened a Pillar to Post home inspection franchise with his ...

Don't let your home's infrastructure crumble - Chicago Tribune

Home Inspection - Tue, 09/12/2017 - 09:35

Chicago Tribune

Don't let your home's infrastructure crumble
Chicago Tribune
Pat Knight, training, licensing and inspection support manager of WIN Home Inspection, a national home inspection franchise, said to keep an eye on the roof as the seasons change, making sure the surface is free from debris and there is no damage.

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