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Inspectors spread thin for KCMO voucher program - KSHB

Home Inspection - Fri, 05/18/2018 - 14:22

KSHB

Inspectors spread thin for KCMO voucher program
KSHB
The privately-owned, Kansas-based Vivid Properties owns more than 100 homes in the metro, many of them in the voucher program. Courter said even when a tenant gets a voucher, it can take months to get the mandatory home inspection before that family ...

Problems with relocation home inspections - Chicago Daily Herald

Home Inspection - Fri, 05/18/2018 - 07:03

Problems with relocation home inspections
Chicago Daily Herald
Q. We purchased a home from a nationally known relocation company and were given a home inspection report by that company. They represented the report as a complete and detailed disclosure of all defects in the property. According to their report, the ...

Don't forget inspection protection - Piqua Daily Call

Home Inspection - Fri, 05/18/2018 - 06:15

Piqua Daily Call

Don't forget inspection protection
Piqua Daily Call
You've found the home of your dreams, and you're preparing to make your offer. As you consider price and terms, be sure to include one of the most critical components of the offer — a home inspection contingency. The contract should clearly identify ...

Thinking About Building a New Home? - The Sarasota Post (blog)

Home Inspection - Fri, 05/18/2018 - 00:00

The Sarasota Post (blog)

Thinking About Building a New Home?
The Sarasota Post (blog)
Protect your investment and pay for a home inspection. A typical home inspection costs around $400-$500. You just paid quite a bit of money for your new home, paying to double-check someone else's work could save you headaches later. I have personally ...

What Your Home Inspector Wishes You Knew - Lansing State Journal

Home Inspection - Thu, 05/17/2018 - 14:54

Lansing State Journal

What Your Home Inspector Wishes You Knew
Lansing State Journal
At first glance, the home inspection can seem a little daunting, especially for first-time buyers and sellers who don't have much experience with the process. But, like anything, if you know what to expect, it can make this critical step seem much less ...

Hidden Camera Investigation: Home Inspectors - 6abc.com

Home Inspection - Thu, 05/17/2018 - 05:59

6abc.com

Hidden Camera Investigation: Home Inspectors
6abc.com
Potential home buyers entrust home inspectors to look for flaws to help avoid buying a money pit. But, as our hidden camera investigation found, not all are as reliable as you think. Like many prospective buyers, Chaney Widmer counted on a home ...

Beacon's Best 2017: House and Home - Akron Beacon Journal

Home Inspection - Tue, 05/15/2018 - 15:34

Akron Beacon Journal

Beacon's Best 2017: House and Home
Akron Beacon Journal
The annual 'Beacon's Best' is a showcase of all the top-quality restaurants, services, businesses, and more that Northeast Ohio has to offer. Determined by your votes and nominations, the best of the best are awarded for their time, dedication, and ...

Inspecting While Black Video: Investor Faces Cops After Racist Call ... - News One

Home Inspection - Tue, 05/15/2018 - 13:57

News One

Inspecting While Black Video: Investor Faces Cops After Racist Call ...
News One
Michael Hayes, an investor, was visiting a home in Memphis to do an inspection on May 5. He posted a video of his experience with racial profiling when a ...

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Nationstar (aka Mr. Cooper) to pay $1.5 million for illegal inspection fees - HousingWire

Home Inspection - Tue, 05/15/2018 - 12:21

HousingWire

Nationstar (aka Mr. Cooper) to pay $1.5 million for illegal inspection fees
HousingWire
According to the office of Maryland Attorney General Brian Frosh, Nationstar allegedly passed certain home inspection costs on to homeowners despite it being illegal to do so in the state. Per details provided by Frosh's office, Nationstar, acting as a ...

Home Inspection Software Market – Global Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends and Forecast 2018 – 2022 - Digital Journal

Home Inspection - Sun, 05/13/2018 - 22:50

Home Inspection Software Market – Global Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends and Forecast 2018 – 2022
Digital Journal
Global Home Inspection Software Industry. Latest Report on Home Inspection Software Market Global Analysis & 2022 Forecast Research Study. This report studies the global Home Inspection Software market, analyzes and researches the Home Inspection ...

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5 home inspection mistakes buyers and sellers make - The Seattle Times

Home Inspection - Sat, 05/12/2018 - 10:10

The Seattle Times

5 home inspection mistakes buyers and sellers make
The Seattle Times
A home inspection is an assessment of a home's condition. Home inspectors not only identify problems with houses, they can give buyers information that will help them with the upkeep. “We want to teach them how to maintain the property because it's the ...
Crucial things to know before you hire a home inspectorKOMO News

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What to look for in a home inspection: recognizing the deal breakers - The Mortgage Reports (blog)

Home Inspection - Sat, 05/12/2018 - 06:36

The Mortgage Reports (blog)

What to look for in a home inspection: recognizing the deal breakers
The Mortgage Reports (blog)
How do you know what to look for in a home inspection report? Unless you work in construction, you may well not understand the jargon used in your report. Of course, you can research the terminology online. However, even then you may not be able to ...

Home Sellers Say 'Jump,' Buyers Ask 'How High?' - NerdWallet (blog)

Home Inspection - Fri, 05/11/2018 - 11:00

Home Sellers Say 'Jump,' Buyers Ask 'How High?'
NerdWallet (blog)
An offer that isn't contingent on the positive outcomes of a home inspection or appraisal, or on the sale of a buyer's current home, may be more attractive to sellers. These contingencies are typically written into contracts to protect buyers ...

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Should home inspectors disclose pest infestation? - Chicago Daily Herald

Home Inspection - Fri, 05/11/2018 - 06:28

Should home inspectors disclose pest infestation?
Chicago Daily Herald
If fungus or dry rot problems are observed during a home inspection, it is permissible to say "apparent moisture damage," followed by the same recommendation. If your home inspector used that kind of verbiage, then the seller acted improperly when ...

Ask the Realtor: Why the highest offer isn't always the best one - Boston.com

Home Inspection - Thu, 05/10/2018 - 16:01

Boston.com

Ask the Realtor: Why the highest offer isn't always the best one
Boston.com
This is something to discuss with your agent, but it's often in your best interest to take the lower offer without the home inspection contingency. If the inspection is waived, there will be no further negotiation prior to signing the purchase and sale ...

Real Estate Advice: Do your homework when searching for a home - Wicked Local

Home Inspection - Thu, 05/10/2018 - 09:17

Real Estate Advice: Do your homework when searching for a home
Wicked Local
Make sure you have “escape” clauses – contingencies that allow you to get your money back in case of financing difficulties, problems the home inspection may uncover, and other appropriate escape hatches. Make sure deadlines for each step are realistic.

Pasadena considers abandoning city-run inspections for homes on the market - The Pasadena Star-News

Home Inspection - Tue, 05/08/2018 - 16:48

The Pasadena Star-News

Pasadena considers abandoning city-run inspections for homes on the market
The Pasadena Star-News
Dozens of people — most of them Realtors — flooded Pasadena's City Council chambers Monday to convince the Council that a city-run home inspection program is overly burdensome – and may be unconstitutional. Despite their numbers and the pervasive ...

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What Is a Home Maintenance Inspection? | realtor.com® - Realtor.com News

Home Inspection - Tue, 05/08/2018 - 05:31

Realtor.com News

What Is a Home Maintenance Inspection? | realtor.com®
Realtor.com News
Worried your roof is on the fritz or your foundation is a little worse for wear? A home maintenance inspection can clarify those concerns.

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