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Killeen: Homes need lightning protection systems, electrician says - KWTX

Fri, 08/10/2018 - 18:57

KWTX

Killeen: Homes need lightning protection systems, electrician says
KWTX
“People can call a home inspection or the city inspector to check it out.” He says ground rods are not 100 percent effective, but they lessen the damage to structures. “There's also a power surge protection device,” he said. “This is about $150, plus ...

The everything guide to buying your first home - The Outer Banks Voice

Fri, 08/10/2018 - 15:17

The everything guide to buying your first home
The Outer Banks Voice
Most sales contracts include a home inspection contingency, which means you'll hire a licensed or certified home inspector to inspect the home for needed repairs, and then ask the seller to have those repairs made. This mitigates your risk of buying a ...

4 signs you're about to pay more than a house is worth - Business Insider

Thu, 08/09/2018 - 12:45

Business Insider

4 signs you're about to pay more than a house is worth
Business Insider
Because there's no guarantee that the house you buy today is priced reasonably, or will retain its value, it's important to use any tools and information available to make an educated guess. Part of this process involves looking at the house's ...

4 signs you're paying too much for that house - Bankrate.com

Wed, 08/08/2018 - 23:50

Bankrate.com

4 signs you're paying too much for that house
Bankrate.com
Once your bid on a home is accepted, a home inspection will give you additional clues as to market value. Be sure to hire an inspector with experience who comes with excellent recommendations. A good inspector will also know their limits, meaning if ...

Would the White House Pass a Home Inspection? No Way—Here's Why - Realtor.com News

Wed, 08/08/2018 - 16:44

Realtor.com News

Would the White House Pass a Home Inspection? No Way—Here's Why
Realtor.com News
Anyone who's ever bought a home knows that a home inspection is the best way to learn if a house is in decent shape or if it's secretly on the verge of collapse. Home inspectors scrutinize over 1,600 different features, including electrical, plumbing ...

SCF to Offer Florida Applied Home Inspection Course - SRQ Magazine

Tue, 08/07/2018 - 23:12

SCF to Offer Florida Applied Home Inspection Course
SRQ Magazine
State College of Florida, Manatee-Sarasota (SCF) will offer a Florida applied home inspection course. American Home Inspectors Training (AHIT), in partnership with SCF, works with home inspection trainers to present the course. The course provides ...

How to snag a home in a seller's market and other real estate tips - The Macomb Daily

Tue, 08/07/2018 - 06:07

The Macomb Daily

How to snag a home in a seller's market and other real estate tips
The Macomb Daily
Now there are reasons when a Buyer is entitled to get their deposit back after an offer is accepted which includes; a dissatisfactory home inspection that can't be resolved, an appraisal below the agreed upon sales price that can't be worked out ...

6 worst deal-breakers homebuyers include in offer letters - Bankrate.com

Tue, 08/07/2018 - 00:27

Bankrate.com

6 worst deal-breakers homebuyers include in offer letters
Bankrate.com
These include a buyer's ability to secure financing, a home inspection revealing costly repairs, needing to sell a primary home first, or an appraisal coming in too low. But when it comes to contingencies in a brisk market, less is more, says Jennifer ...

Jefferson family didn't know dream home was contaminated with meth - The Register-Guard

Mon, 08/06/2018 - 20:29

Jefferson family didn't know dream home was contaminated with meth
The Register-Guard
The Tubbses ordered a home inspection before buying the home, like most homebuyers do. However, meth contamination level inspections are not a part of any standard home inspector's checklist, according to KEZI. Families who unknowingly buy meth ...

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How to Choose a Home Inspector - ConsumerReports.org

Mon, 08/06/2018 - 19:01

ConsumerReports.org

How to Choose a Home Inspector
ConsumerReports.org
To learn what a typical inspection does and does not require, the home inspection trade associations' websites can be informative. The list may surprise you. For example, among the items that InterNACHI says inspectors aren't required to examine are a ...

If you think getting a building permit for a home renovation is a hassle, here's what can happen if you don't have one - Washington Post

Mon, 08/06/2018 - 07:19

Washington Post

If you think getting a building permit for a home renovation is a hassle, here's what can happen if you don't have one
Washington Post
During the home inspection, we entered the property and instantly noticed a potent gas smell. The inspector discovered that the flipper had tapped into the gas meter illegally and it was leaking at an alarming rate. The property was a tragedy waiting ...

Family of 9 didn't know — every inch of their dream home was contaminated with meth - The Telegraph

Sat, 08/04/2018 - 15:44

Statesman Journal

Family of 9 didn't know — every inch of their dream home was contaminated with meth
The Telegraph
The Tubbses ordered a home inspection before buying the home, like most homebuyers do. However, meth contamination level inspections are not a part of any standard home inspector's checklist, according to KEZI. Families who unknowingly buy meth ...
Oregon family living a nightmare after purchasing a meth-contaminated homeKATU
Jefferson family of nine claims realtor sold them a former meth labKEZI TV
Unexpected meth contamination keeps family out of own homeStatesman Journal
Scientific American -GoFundMe
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The results of every care home inspection in Nottinghamshire published in July - Nottinghamshire Live

Sat, 08/04/2018 - 00:01

Nottinghamshire Live

The results of every care home inspection in Nottinghamshire published in July
Nottinghamshire Live
Inspections are always being carried out on care homes across Nottinghamshire in order to keep their residents safe. Here's every report published by the Care Quality Commission during July. They rate each care home in five areas - if they are safe ...
Every care home inspection in Leicester and Leicestershire published in JulyLeicestershire Live
The results of every care home inspection in Derby and Derbyshire published in JulyDerbyshire Live

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Don't assume all home inspectors do a thorough job and catch all important problems - KOMO News

Fri, 08/03/2018 - 21:26

KOMO News

Don't assume all home inspectors do a thorough job and catch all important problems
KOMO News
When you buy a house without getting a professional home inspection, you risk expensive repairs for problems no one disclosed. But, even if you get an inspection, you can still end up with costly problems. A lot depends on who does the inspection.

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Home Inspection in Houston Just Got Easier, Thanks to New Company Big G Home Inspections - Digital Journal

Fri, 08/03/2018 - 07:53

Home Inspection in Houston Just Got Easier, Thanks to New Company Big G Home Inspections
Digital Journal
HOUSTON, TX / ACCESSWIRE / August 3, 2018 / Gary Stefaniak, the owner and founder of Big G Home Inspections, is pleased to announce the opening of his new company. For local residents who are looking for a high quality home inspection Houston ...

The buyer's agent home inspection cheat sheet - Inman.com

Thu, 08/02/2018 - 04:28

The buyer's agent home inspection cheat sheet
Inman.com
The cost of property inspections can present a major outlay for buyers already facing daunting down payments, closing costs and loan fees. Here's your cheat sheet for explaining which inspections are essential and which are not. Article image credited ...

Tips For Avoiding Legal Troubles When Selling Your Home - Forbes

Tue, 07/31/2018 - 15:09

Forbes

Tips For Avoiding Legal Troubles When Selling Your Home
Forbes
Home inspections are one of the leading issues for a real estate deal to fall through. As recently explained here, home inspections help to discover material and nonmaterial defects in a home. A home inspection is very useful for sellers. The home ...

Global Home Inspection Software Popular Market Trends & Technological Advancements to Watch out for Near Future ... - Digital Journal

Tue, 07/31/2018 - 11:03

Global Home Inspection Software Popular Market Trends & Technological Advancements to Watch out for Near Future ...
Digital Journal
The new report studies the Global Home Inspection Software Popular Market in detail and presents comprehensive forecasts regarding the market's growth trajectory in the coming years. The report, titled 'Global Home Inspection Software Popular Market ...

A Primer On Appraisals -- And Why You Need One On Your New Home - Forbes

Tue, 07/31/2018 - 07:37

Forbes

A Primer On Appraisals -- And Why You Need One On Your New Home
Forbes
It's worth noting that an appraisal is entirely separate from a home inspection. The former deals with the financial value of your new home. The latter is an inspection of the functional quality of your home's systems, like HVAC and plumbing. How is a ...

Barry Stone, Septic problem not uncovered by home inspector - NewsOK.com

Sat, 07/28/2018 - 05:01

Barry Stone, Septic problem not uncovered by home inspector
NewsOK.com
We think the home inspector should have found this problem, but he says septic systems are not included in a home inspection. If the purpose of a home inspection is to find significant defects in the property, how can something this basic be omitted?

 
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