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The House Detective: Buyer regrets not having home inspection - NewsOK.com

Google Home Inspector News - Sat, 05/25/2013 - 05:04

The House Detective: Buyer regrets not having home inspection
NewsOK.com
If you bought your home without having it inspected, then one of two errors took place: Either your agent failed to advise you to hire a home inspector, or you failed to heed your agent's advice. By Barry Stone Certified Building Inspector | Published ...

Q & A with America's Real Estate Professor: Home inspection - Norwalk Reflector

Google Home Inspector News - Wed, 05/22/2013 - 20:42

Q & A with America's Real Estate Professor: Home inspection
Norwalk Reflector
In addition, the home inspector is only going to report if things are working or not. He or she is not going to assess how much a buyer like yourself might consider spending to buy new appliances, paint the house, landscaping, and all the other items ...

Red Blue Realty Offers Tips For Contract Negotiation On Los Angeles Real Estate - DigitalJournal.com (press release)

LA Home Inspector - Tue, 05/21/2013 - 12:40

Red Blue Realty Offers Tips For Contract Negotiation On Los Angeles Real Estate
DigitalJournal.com (press release)
Using the assistance of a termite inspector, a home inspector, and a home assessor, the buyer will completely examine the property. From the buyer's perspective, the longer the amount of time to complete these inspections, the better. From the seller's ...

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Windows Get Used Most During Summer- Seattle Home Inspector Jim Estrada ... - Virtual-Strategy Magazine (press release)

Google Home Inspector News - Tue, 05/21/2013 - 08:33

Windows Get Used Most During Summer- Seattle Home Inspector Jim Estrada ...
Virtual-Strategy Magazine (press release)
Windows Get Used Most During Summer- Seattle Home Inspector Jim Estrada From Property Inspector, LLC Visits Brashenomics Radio To Discuss When It's Time To Replace Yours. PRWeb. Share. Tuesday, May 21st 2013. Search VSM: Advanced ...

5 Questions to ask Before Hiring a Home Inspector - HONOLULUMagazine.com

Google Home Inspector News - Mon, 05/20/2013 - 19:22

5 Questions to ask Before Hiring a Home Inspector
HONOLULUMagazine.com
If you are buying a home, you will want to find a reputable home inspector to thoroughly check your home for any unseen or potential disasters. This is your opportunity to see what's on the “inside” of the house through the eyes of a professional ...

What to expect when you're inspecting - Quad-City Times - Quad City Times

Google Home Inspector News - Sun, 05/19/2013 - 09:43

What to expect when you're inspecting - Quad-City Times
Quad City Times
While contractors and tradespeople might be able to offer advice on what needs fixing and the best solution, a good home inspector is in the position to offer an unbiased opinion, said Tom Kruse, the owner of Professional Home Inspections in Holmen, Wis.

Sound Off: How do I find a home inspector? - San Francisco Chronicle

Google Home Inspector News - Fri, 05/17/2013 - 22:19

San Francisco Chronicle

Sound Off: How do I find a home inspector?
San Francisco Chronicle
Q: How do I find a great home inspector? A: We believe that a great home inspector - and a great home inspection - is the key to a successful real estate transaction. So how do you find a good inspector? Call a few real estate agents and ask who they ...

Plumber disagrees with home inspector - Chicago Daily Herald

Google Home Inspector News - Fri, 05/17/2013 - 10:17

Plumber disagrees with home inspector
Chicago Daily Herald
Q. I am a real estate broker and am trying to resolve a difference of opinion between my plumber and my favorite home inspector. The inspector routinely cites water heaters that are installed without a drain pan, especially when the water heater is on ...

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How to avoid surprises from home inspection - Nashville Ledger newspaper

Google Home Inspector News - Thu, 05/16/2013 - 19:32

Nashville Ledger newspaper

How to avoid surprises from home inspection
Nashville Ledger newspaper
Buyers usually directs their anger toward the seller – the lying scum – while the seller is usually strapping on the pistols for the home inspector who has conspired with the buyers as they watched from the grassy knoll. The home inspector is hired by ...

Common Sources of Ceiling Stains - Minneapolis Star Tribune

Google Home Inspector News - Thu, 05/16/2013 - 10:08

Common Sources of Ceiling Stains
Minneapolis Star Tribune
When a home inspector finds a suspicious ceiling stain, they'll typically use a moisture meter to help determine whether it's an active leak or not. The video clip below shows me using the non-invasive feature of a moisture meter to confirm that the ...

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Ask Adam: Preparing for a Home Inspection - ARL now

Google Home Inspector News - Tue, 05/14/2013 - 19:34

Ask Adam: Preparing for a Home Inspection
ARL now
A professional home inspector will go from room to room testing the heating, air-conditioning, plumbing, electrical, appliances and smoke detectors. He or she will also evaluate the structure, roof, interior and exterior of the home. What the home ...

Tonight on CBS4 News: Is your home inspector qualified? - Denver Business Journal

Google Home Inspector News - Tue, 05/14/2013 - 16:19

Tonight on CBS4 News: Is your home inspector qualified?
Denver Business Journal
But did you know in Colorado inspectors don't need to be licensed? Anyone can claim to be a home inspector and charge hundreds of dollars for their work. Tonight (Monday, May 13) on CBS4 News at 10 p.m.: Is the house you're buying safe? And should we ...

Make Sure Home Inspectors Are Qualified Before Making A Hire - CBS Local

Google Home Inspector News - Tue, 05/14/2013 - 04:25

Make Sure Home Inspectors Are Qualified Before Making A Hire
CBS Local
“The phone just keeps ringing, so it's good,” home inspector Evan Hughes said. Hughes is booked with inspections all across the Denver metro area. Realtors give him high marks for his attention to detail. But inspectors aren't licensed by the state and ...

Neil Legatt starts Insight Home Inspection - In-Forum

Google Home Inspector News - Sat, 05/11/2013 - 05:19

Neil Legatt starts Insight Home Inspection
In-Forum
Neil Legatt, a licensed home inspector, has started Insight Home Inspection servicing the Fargo-Moorhead and surrounding communities, including the lakes area. By: Forum staff reports , INFORUM. Neil Legatt, a licensed home inspector, has started ...

Ask the Inspector: Spring check-up - Leader-Telegram

Google Home Inspector News - Sat, 05/11/2013 - 05:09

Ask the Inspector: Spring check-up
Leader-Telegram
... central air-conditioner to make sure everything is functioning properly. Duerkop is a licensed home inspector and serves as president and education director of the Wisconsin Association of Home Inspectors for the central and northern Wisconsin ...

Consumer alert: Is your home inspector licensed? - Providence Eyewitness News

Google Home Inspector News - Sat, 05/11/2013 - 02:04

Consumer alert: Is your home inspector licensed?
Providence Eyewitness News
A Rhode Island state law enacted in 1999 created a separate home inspector licensing law requiring all home inspectors to be licensed. As part of the law, all home inspectors were also required to maintain $250,000 of liability insurance, pass the ...

Home inspector: new homebuyer afraid of gas appliances - Chicago Daily Herald

Google Home Inspector News - Fri, 05/10/2013 - 09:21

Home inspector: new homebuyer afraid of gas appliances
Chicago Daily Herald
Second, the gas company should perform a routine safety inspection of all gas-burning fixtures before you close escrow. Aside from the conditions that would be reported by a home inspector, the gas company will ensure proper adjustment of the burners ...

Home Improvement Tips for Buyers and Sellers - Biddeford Journal Tribune

Google Home Inspector News - Thu, 05/09/2013 - 09:41

Home Improvement Tips for Buyers and Sellers
Biddeford Journal Tribune
Because the industry is unregulated, be wary when hiring a home inspector. Protect yourself with these tips from, Pillar To Post, the nation's largest home inspection franchise: • Get referrals from family, friends, your real estate agent and ...

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Home Improvement Tips for Buyers and Sellers - Los Angeles Wave Newspapers

LA Home Inspector - Thu, 05/09/2013 - 07:55

Home Improvement Tips for Buyers and Sellers
Los Angeles Wave Newspapers
Because the industry is unregulated, be wary when hiring a home inspector. Protect yourself with these tips from, Pillar To Post, the nation's ... Does your home inspector charge for re-inspection? • Attend the inspection. Ask questions about noted ...

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Home Improvement Tips for Buyers and Sellers - Dubuque Telegraph Herald

Google Home Inspector News - Thu, 05/09/2013 - 07:49

Home Improvement Tips for Buyers and Sellers
Dubuque Telegraph Herald
Because the industry is unregulated, be wary when hiring a home inspector. Protect yourself with these tips from, Pillar To Post, the nation's largest home inspection franchise: • Get referrals from family, friends, your real estate agent and ...

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Free Home Systems Guide- Special Bonanza for March & April


Home Maintenance Guide-\

Get a Free Home Systems Guide by "Mr. Fix-it"  when you schedule an inspection during October and November. Just ask for it when scheduling. This home guide is pack full of how systems work and advice on maintaining your home. With over 250 drawings and simple explanations,  it is a must have book for putting together those "Honey Do" lists. 

New California Requirements

California new requirements on about Carbon Monoxide Detectors as of July 1st. 2011. Details of SB 183. This bill requires that a carbon monoxide device be installed in existing dwellings intended for human occupancy that have a fossil fuel burning appliance, fireplace, or an attached garage, provides that the exclusive remedy for failure to install a device is actual damages not to exceed $100, exclusive of any court costs and attorney’s fees, revises the statutory Real Estate Transfer Disclosure Statement to require the seller of a one-to-four residential property or manufactured home to make certain disclosures regarding carbon monoxide devices, smoke detectors, and water heaters, and requires the owner of a rental dwelling unit to maintain carbon monoxide devices in the units

 

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