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Moody: In Carroll, onus on owners to get homes checked for radon - Carroll County Times

Home Inspection - Sun, 01/21/2018 - 17:09

Moody: In Carroll, onus on owners to get homes checked for radon
Carroll County Times
Yet, I find that fewer than one home inspection client in four requests radon testing without my prompting and only after thoroughly explaining the prevalence and the dangers to them. In recognition of the hazard and the prevalence of radon in this ...

Local Briefs 1/21: Free tree disposal deadline; first-time homebuyer program; student poster contest - Citrus County Chronicle

Home Inspection - Sun, 01/21/2018 - 06:25

Citrus County Chronicle

Local Briefs 1/21: Free tree disposal deadline; first-time homebuyer program; student poster contest
Citrus County Chronicle
The class is HUD approved and encompasses the entire home buying process including preparing credit and finances, shopping for a home, home inspection, fair housing, available loan products, loan pre-approval, and closing. There is no charge to attend ...

Local Briefs for 01/21 - Citrus County Chronicle

Home Inspection - Sat, 01/20/2018 - 19:06

Citrus County Chronicle

Local Briefs for 01/21
Citrus County Chronicle
The class is HUD approved and encompasses the entire home buying process including preparing credit and finances, shopping for a home, home inspection, fair housing, available loan products, loan pre-approval, and closing. There is no charge to attend ...

Increase your odds of getting good sale price - Palm Beach Post

Home Inspection - Fri, 01/19/2018 - 22:06

Increase your odds of getting good sale price
Palm Beach Post
Even in tight markets, many purchasers exercise their right to a home inspection. And many use the process as leverage to renegotiate the deal. “Even in a tight market, if the inspector finds substantial defects in the house, the buyers could attempt ...

Letter: Make gas leak checks mandatory - Evansville Courier & Press

Home Inspection - Thu, 01/18/2018 - 08:43

Letter: Make gas leak checks mandatory
Evansville Courier & Press
Indiana does not require our home inspectors to check for a defect as important as a gas leak by using a simple $25-$100 gas leak detector device. If you asked 100 Indiana homebuyers if their home inspection included gas leak detection, I bet 99 ...

Understand the home inspection process - The Mecklenburg Times

Home Inspection - Tue, 01/16/2018 - 11:25

Understand the home inspection process
The Mecklenburg Times
When you're looking to buy a home, your head may be full of visions of handsome hardwood floors, soaring ceilings and alluring landscape. Yet however tempting it may be to make a purchase based on outward appearance, stop yourself. It is essential to ...

Ask the Expert: What Can Sellers Do to Prepare for a Home Inspection? - RisMedia.com (press release)

Home Inspection - Tue, 01/16/2018 - 10:15

RisMedia.com (press release)

Ask the Expert: What Can Sellers Do to Prepare for a Home Inspection?
RisMedia.com (press release)
Stark_Buddy Today's Ask the Expert column features Buddy Stark, director of Operations for HomeTeam Inspection Service. Q: What can sellers do to prepare for a home inspection? A: Completing these quick and easy tasks before beginning the selling ...

How to Sell a House in 2018: 5 Tips to Get the Edge This Year - Realtor.com News

Home Inspection - Mon, 01/15/2018 - 13:14

Realtor.com News

How to Sell a House in 2018: 5 Tips to Get the Edge This Year
Realtor.com News
"People want to be able to move right in, worry-free." To ease any concerns buyers might have about your home's condition, consider having your home pre-inspected—which can reassure buyers that the house is in good shape, or point you toward repairs ...

Why this startup gives renters cash back for paying on time - Built In Chicago

Home Inspection - Mon, 01/15/2018 - 12:43

Built In Chicago

Why this startup gives renters cash back for paying on time
Built In Chicago
“When they reach certain milestones, like saving $450, we send them a notification to tell them they've saved enough for a home inspection — along with an explanation of why they need one,” said McLoughlin. “A lot of people know they need to save up ...

December housing market update: Low inventory does not reduce demand | Real Estate Pulse - Redmond Reporter

Home Inspection - Mon, 01/15/2018 - 12:34

Redmond Reporter

December housing market update: Low inventory does not reduce demand | Real Estate Pulse
Redmond Reporter
For those looking to buy, Spencer recommends getting fully underwritten before making an offer or leveraging your buying power with cash. Another trend Spencer and her brokers are seeing is that many buyers are waiving contingencies such as the home ...

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Local Briefs 1/14: Landfill work to impact traffic; Candidate event 1/18; First-time homebuyer class offered - Citrus County Chronicle

Home Inspection - Sun, 01/14/2018 - 01:15

Citrus County Chronicle

Local Briefs 1/14: Landfill work to impact traffic; Candidate event 1/18; First-time homebuyer class offered
Citrus County Chronicle
The class is HUD approved and encompasses the entire home buying process including preparing credit and finances, shopping for a home, home inspection, fair housing, available loan products, loan pre-approval, and closing. There is no charge to attend ...

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Common seller mistakes - Gettysburg Times

Home Inspection - Thu, 01/11/2018 - 22:36

Common seller mistakes
Gettysburg Times
Selling your home can be a complex process, many sellers can avoid making mistakes by following some easy strategies which I will share with you today. First let me begin with needed repairs, you must be sure that all defects whether large or small be ...

December closes out a strong 2017 for local real estate market - Fredericksburg.com

Home Inspection - Thu, 01/11/2018 - 19:03

December closes out a strong 2017 for local real estate market
Fredericksburg.com
“We are also seeing that after a number of years of strong, steady growth in average sales prices, sellers are less willing to come off of the list price, and less willing to make major home inspection repairs,” McGrath said. Inventory constraints ...

Ready to Be a Homeowner? 6 Expert Tips for Choosing Your Starter Home - Student Loan Hero (blog)

Home Inspection - Wed, 01/10/2018 - 10:57

Student Loan Hero (blog)

Ready to Be a Homeowner? 6 Expert Tips for Choosing Your Starter Home
Student Loan Hero (blog)
When you put in an offer, you can make it contingent upon a home inspection — including radon, pest, and sewer inspections, said McDevitt. Make sure the home inspector is licensed and has a good reputation in your area. You also should accompany the ...

California Pool and Spa Safety Barrier Requirements Double - 2018, Reports The California Real Estate Inspection ... - PR Newswire (press release)

Home Inspection - Tue, 01/09/2018 - 18:59

California Pool and Spa Safety Barrier Requirements Double - 2018, Reports The California Real Estate Inspection ...
PR Newswire (press release)
ALISO VIEJO, Calif., Jan. 9, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- A new California law known as the Pool Safety Act (SB442) has been signed by Governor Brown and became effective on January 1, 2018. The law requires new or remodeled pools and spas to have two of seven ...

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Low inventory does not reduce demand in Bellevue housing market - Bellevue Reporter

Home Inspection - Tue, 01/09/2018 - 14:23

Bellevue Reporter

Low inventory does not reduce demand in Bellevue housing market
Bellevue Reporter
For those looking to buy, Nordby recommends getting fully underwritten before making an offer or leveraging your buying power with cash. Another trend Nordby and her brokers are seeing is that many buyers are waiving contingencies such as the home ...

Liberty Mutual crunches hidden data to create your Total Home Score - VentureBeat

Home Inspection - Sun, 01/07/2018 - 18:01

VentureBeat

Liberty Mutual crunches hidden data to create your Total Home Score
VentureBeat
“There are many hidden factors that aren't easily uncovered at an open house or home inspection. When looking for a home that's right for your family, information is everything, and with Total Home Score, that information is right at your fingertips ...

How to find the right contractor - Palm Beach Post

Home Inspection - Fri, 01/05/2018 - 22:04

How to find the right contractor
Palm Beach Post
Do you plan to sell a home in a torrid real estate marketa place where prospects line up with offers? Are buyers there so eager they're willing to waive the right to a home inspection? If so, you might assume you could take a passive approach to the ...

Home inspectors voice concern over higher fees but lower ... - Globalnews.ca

Home Inspection - Fri, 01/05/2018 - 18:54

Globalnews.ca

Home inspectors voice concern over higher fees but lower ...
Globalnews.ca
Home Inspectors Association B.C. is concerned standards in the industry are dropping while annual fees for home inspectors are going up.

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