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Moisture control top priority for homeowners - Greenfield Daily Reporter

Home Inspection - Fri, 07/20/2018 - 02:50

Greenfield Daily Reporter

Moisture control top priority for homeowners
Greenfield Daily Reporter
The most common issue I find when doing a home inspection is related to the control of moisture around the outside of the home. Grade and/or drainage control is so important. Poor or negative drainage can cause all kinds of other issues or “results ...

Column: Three home inspection upgrades you don't want to miss - Standard-Examiner

Home Inspection - Fri, 07/20/2018 - 02:17

Standard-Examiner

Column: Three home inspection upgrades you don't want to miss
Standard-Examiner
While a standard home inspection covers important items like the condition of the roof, foundation, and heating, cooling, electrical and plumbing systems, it doesn't include everything. Here are three inspection upgrades every buyer will want to ...

Buying a Home? Don't Skip the Home Inspection! - WTMJ-TV (press release) (blog)

Home Inspection - Thu, 07/19/2018 - 11:17

WTMJ-TV (press release) (blog)

Buying a Home? Don't Skip the Home Inspection!
WTMJ-TV (press release) (blog)
In today's competitive real estate environment, it can be tempting to skip the home inspection in effort to make your offer stand out. However, skipping a home inspection can end up being a very costly choice. Joining us to share why it's so important ...

Four Seasons Plumbing Provides Plumbing Checklist for Asheville Home Sellers - PR Newswire (press release)

Home Inspection - Thu, 07/19/2018 - 09:46

Four Seasons Plumbing Provides Plumbing Checklist for Asheville Home Sellers
PR Newswire (press release)
Water heater – The water heater is one of the more common big-ticket repairs that can arise from a home inspection. If the water heater is on the older side, a buyer may request it be serviced and flushed, if not replaced entirely, as a condition of ...

Almost 70% of millennials regret buying their homes. Here's why - CNBC

Home Inspection - Thu, 07/19/2018 - 08:00

CNBC

Almost 70% of millennials regret buying their homes. Here's why
CNBC
Millennials aren't exactly jumping for joy after purchasing their homes. About four in 10 millennials are already homeowners, according to a new survey of over ...

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Home Inspection Software Market Size, Share, Emerging Trends, Analysis and Forecasts 2013-2023 - Coherent Chronicle (press release) (blog)

Home Inspection - Thu, 07/19/2018 - 06:39

Home Inspection Software Market Size, Share, Emerging Trends, Analysis and Forecasts 2013-2023
Coherent Chronicle (press release) (blog)
Worldwide Market Reports added Latest Research Report titled “Global Home Inspection Software Market by Manufacturers, Regions, Product Type and Application, Forecast to 2023″ to its Large Report database. The study provides information on market ...

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Steve Meyers answers your real estate questions - The Macomb Daily

Home Inspection - Sun, 07/15/2018 - 19:20

Steve Meyers answers your real estate questions
The Macomb Daily
Q. We are getting ready to put our house on the market. My wife and I have different view points about watering the grass to make it green. I say that most people assume because it's summer and hot that the grass is going to be a little brown and ...
Steve Meyers answers your real estate questions - The Morning SunThe Morning Sun

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Steve Meyers answers your real estate questions - The Macomb Daily - The Macomb Daily

Home Inspection - Sun, 07/15/2018 - 19:20

Steve Meyers answers your real estate questions - The Macomb Daily
The Macomb Daily
Q. We are getting ready to put our house on the market. My wife and I have different view points about watering the grass to make it green. I say that most people ...

Barry Stone, Contractor should rethink doing inspection himself - NewsOK.com

Home Inspection - Sat, 07/14/2018 - 06:00

Barry Stone, Contractor should rethink doing inspection himself
NewsOK.com
Brian. DEAR BRIAN: Before you bid on this inspection, you should consider the risks of an undertaking for which you have no specific training. The belief that construction experience is the only background needed to perform a home inspection is a ...

Fake repair work uncovered by Knoxville home inspector - WATE 6 On Your Side

Home Inspection - Fri, 07/13/2018 - 16:43

WATE 6 On Your Side

Fake repair work uncovered by Knoxville home inspector
WATE 6 On Your Side
KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (WATE) - Home buyers hope their dream home has no major flaws, but sometimes repairs are needed before the move-in date. You expect the work to get done the right way, but as one home inspection shows, looks can be deceiving.

Have finances in order ahead of time to get the house you love - Pocono Record

Home Inspection - Fri, 07/13/2018 - 16:15

Pocono Record

Have finances in order ahead of time to get the house you love
Pocono Record
Consider an information-only home inspection. While it's not recommended to buy a house without a home inspection, if other buyers waive the inspection contingency you may be pushed out of the potential buyer pool. You can have a home inspection ...

Want to buy a home in Pierce County? You may have only hours to decide to make an offer - The News Tribune

Home Inspection - Fri, 07/13/2018 - 16:10

The News Tribune

Want to buy a home in Pierce County? You may have only hours to decide to make an offer
The News Tribune
Some buyers are even waiving a home inspection altogether. ▫ When making offers, buyers increasingly include escalation clauses to automatically outbid the competition. ▫ Buyers with means are bringing more cash to the table. In a quickly moving market ...

This couple bought a house without ever seeing it in person, and it's becoming a new normal in America - Bankrate.com

Home Inspection - Fri, 07/13/2018 - 13:08

Bankrate.com

This couple bought a house without ever seeing it in person, and it's becoming a new normal in America
Bankrate.com
Kumok: We had a home inspection contingency in our offer. The inspection found a lot of items that needed to be fixed such as plumbing issues and cracked mortar. In all, it was going to cost $14,000 to fix the problems so the sellers gave us a $10,000 ...

What's in a home inspection report? - The Mortgage Reports (blog)

Home Inspection - Wed, 07/11/2018 - 07:45

The Mortgage Reports (blog)

What's in a home inspection report?
The Mortgage Reports (blog)
The American Society of Home Inspectors (ASHI) defines a home inspection as “an objective visual examination of the physical structure and systems of a house, from the roof to the foundation.” It's important to note the word “visual” there. What's ...

Home inspectors offer top house tips for resale - Newsday

Home Inspection - Tue, 07/10/2018 - 15:51

Newsday

Home inspectors offer top house tips for resale
Newsday
Tom D'Agostino, an ASHI certified inspector with Ronkonkoma-based Long Island Home Inspection Associates, says homeowners should have their gutters cleaned professionally, not just in the fall when they collect leaves, but also in the spring and summer ...

Real estate contingencies can offer security when buying or selling ... - Charleston Post Courier

Home Inspection - Sat, 07/07/2018 - 07:35

Real estate contingencies can offer security when buying or selling ...
Charleston Post Courier
Let's say a company manager gets transferred and must move to a new city to start work on the first of September. Her three kids need to be in school.

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Barry Stone: Buyer questions accuracy of home inspection - NewsOK.com

Home Inspection - Sat, 07/07/2018 - 06:03

Barry Stone: Buyer questions accuracy of home inspection
NewsOK.com
DEAR BARRY: My home is in escrow, and I'm having trouble with the home inspector's evaluation of the air conditioner. The A/C has always worked well, but the inspector says it needs repair by a contractor. When I asked him why, he said the refrigerant ...

How can home buyers be better protected from lead? - Calling All Readers - cleveland.com

Home Inspection - Fri, 07/06/2018 - 06:07

cleveland.com

How can home buyers be better protected from lead? - Calling All Readers
cleveland.com
This is generally separate than a routine home inspection a buyer might get. Write or call us at the address or number below if you have a practical idea for making sure buyers know or can easily find out about lead-based paint hazards that have been ...

The importance of a home inspection - WTTV CBS4Indy

Home Inspection - Thu, 07/05/2018 - 13:25

WTTV CBS4Indy

The importance of a home inspection
WTTV CBS4Indy
One of the most important aspects of buying or selling a home is getting a home inspection. Trusted Advisor Eric Seymour, with Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Indiana Realty, knows the ins and outs of how to help homeowners through the home ...

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