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

Home Inspection - Tue, 09/19/2017 - 23:25

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 ...
Dear Monty: 6 tips to resurrect a failed negotiationWicked Local Norwell

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

Home Inspection - Tue, 09/19/2017 - 10:05

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 - 06:27

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 - 05:24

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.

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

Home Inspection - Mon, 09/18/2017 - 20:08

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 - 08:43

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 ...

More Hudson Valley homebuyers making all-cash offers - USA TODAY

Home Inspection - Sun, 09/17/2017 - 18:25

USA TODAY

More Hudson Valley homebuyers making all-cash offers
USA TODAY
Their goal is to gut-renovate existing homes or to tear down and build anew, and as a result, they forgo the home inspection and appraisal, making their cash offer even stronger. One of such examples is found on Fox Meadow Road in Scarsdale. In 2016 ...

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

Home Inspection - Sun, 09/17/2017 - 12:17

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 ...

Things to consider when buying a home - WRIC

Home Inspection - Fri, 09/15/2017 - 21:39

WRIC

Things to consider when buying a home
WRIC
CHESTERFIELD COUNTY, Va. (WRIC) — A Chesterfield County woman's dream home is now rotting away. How did it happen and could it have been prevented? 8News investigator Kerri O'Brien takes a look and has important information for anyone, ...

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Part 2: 30 Home-Buying Tips From Coastal Housing Partnership - Noozhawk

Home Inspection - Fri, 09/15/2017 - 19:08

Noozhawk

Part 2: 30 Home-Buying Tips From Coastal Housing Partnership
Noozhawk
Coastal Housing Partnership, a nonprofit organization, works with a network of service partners (real estate agents, lenders, home inspection firms, residential developers) who offer savings on the cost of their services for employees of member companies.

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

Home Inspection - Fri, 09/15/2017 - 17:33

Miami Herald

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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Hidden Home Buying Costs - Lansing State Journal

Home Inspection - Fri, 09/15/2017 - 11:52

Hidden Home Buying Costs
Lansing State Journal
A home inspection will typically cost between $300 and $500, depending on where you live and the size of the property. However, this step is a crucial element of the home buying process. Buyers need to be aware of any major repairs or concerns they are ...

Perfect family home in Reno with shop - eParisExtra.com (blog)

Home Inspection - Fri, 09/15/2017 - 11:30

eParisExtra.com (blog)

Perfect family home in Reno with shop
eParisExtra.com (blog)
Looking for the perfect family home with small acreage and only minutes from town? This home features 3 bedrooms, 2 baths, 2 car garage, with a large living area that has a gas log fireplace, formal dining, and breakfast room. Each room has walk-in ...

Haisler: Revisiting home inspections - Northwest Herald

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

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 - 07:06

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 - 23:39

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 - 19:55

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 - 18:37

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 - 11:35

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.

Report: Kansas didn't follow up on nursing home problems - The Hutchinson News

Home Inspection - Mon, 09/11/2017 - 17:15

Wichita Eagle

Report: Kansas didn't follow up on nursing home problems
The Hutchinson News
Kansas inspectors failed to follow up on nearly half the problems they found in 79 nursing homes across the state in 2014, according to a federal report issued Monday. The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Office of Inspector General report ...
Report: Kansas nursing home inspectors didn't follow up on ...Wichita Eagle
Report: Kansas Didn't Follow Up On Half Of Problems Found In Nursing HomesKMUW

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