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Home inspectors provide valuable insurance - The Missoulian

Google Home Inspector News - Thu, 04/04/2013 - 15:13

Home inspectors provide valuable insurance
The Missoulian
Hiring a qualified home inspector is an insurance policy that will be money well spent. Most people carry homeowner's insurance and they sleep at night knowing if a disaster hits, they should be covered. But before you buy a home, it is even more ...

Newton Woman Pushes For Law To Protect Homebuyers - CBS Local

Google Home Inspector News - Thu, 04/04/2013 - 03:29

CBS Local

Newton Woman Pushes For Law To Protect Homebuyers
CBS Local
He advises all buyers: “Hire a qualified home inspector, maybe even go to the building department in the city or town where the house is located and look at the records for that particular property.” The Massachusetts Association of Realtors says it ...

Licensing bill likely dead - Kokomo Tribune

Google Home Inspector News - Wed, 04/03/2013 - 05:00

Licensing bill likely dead
Kokomo Tribune
Kim Fipps, a Howard County home inspector, said the licensing threshold isn't high enough. “Either get rid of [licensing] or make it tougher,” Fipps said. “Right now it's a nuisance.” The bill's original language, supported by Pence, would have set in ...

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Middleburg family says black mold, rats plauge their mobile home - First Coast News

Google Home Inspector News - Tue, 04/02/2013 - 23:02

First Coast News

Middleburg family says black mold, rats plauge their mobile home
First Coast News
The McGills did not have a home inspector and they say they did not see anything unusual. "The biggest thing is, the next step, is to get a house inspector out here," McGill said, as he sat in their living room. "For him to inspect the house and him to ...

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fire victims' homes still unfinished - KVUE

Google Home Inspector News - Tue, 04/02/2013 - 04:07

fire victims' homes still unfinished
KVUE
“My mom died in October and I couldn't go to her funeral because I don't know what's going to happen next. I don't know,” she said. Washington hired a home inspector to review what needed to be finished in Hardinger's home, but refuses to provide with ...

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Home inspector turns home restorer - Ironton Tribune

Google Home Inspector News - Mon, 04/01/2013 - 13:37

Ironton Tribune

Home inspector turns home restorer
Ironton Tribune
ASHLAND, Ky. — Working as a home inspector Todd Brammer has seen it all, everything from mold to fire damage, and decided he wanted to do more than just tell people they have a problem. A little more than a year ago, the Coal Grove businessman ...

Buying a home? Order the 'Housefax' from a Boulder-based dot-com - Daily Camera

Google Home Inspector News - Sun, 03/31/2013 - 23:05

Buying a home? Order the 'Housefax' from a Boulder-based dot-com
Daily Camera
But for the most important purchase -- a home -- much of the due diligence isn't performed until after a contract has been signed, via the professional home inspector. A Boulder dot-com aims to change that. Beginning in late April, house hunters will ...

Sethi reviews law, order situation - Business Recorder (blog)

Google Home Inspector News - Sun, 03/31/2013 - 08:32

Business Recorder (blog)

Sethi reviews law, order situation
Business Recorder (blog)
He expressed these views while presiding over a high level meeting regarding security and law and order at Chief Minister's Secretariat Saturday. Secretary Home, Inspector General Police, Additional IGs, Commissioner Lahore Division, DCO Lahore, CCPO ...
Najam Sethi promises free & fair elections 'at all costs'Pakistan Daily Times

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Ask the Inspector: Watch foundation during snow melt - Leader-Telegram

Google Home Inspector News - Sat, 03/30/2013 - 05:24

Ask the Inspector: Watch foundation during snow melt
Leader-Telegram
... do not hesitate to call a contractor that deals with that part of the house. 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 ...

Seffner sinkhole? Owner saddled with burden, expense of proof - WTSP 10 News

Google Home Inspector News - Fri, 03/29/2013 - 08:03

WTSP 10 News

Seffner sinkhole? Owner saddled with burden, expense of proof
WTSP 10 News
The code enforcement officer, Fire Rescue officials and the county's Chief Home Inspector all agreed to err on the side of caution. They saw cracks on the outside and buckled tiles inside. Tenants told them about creaking walls and floors that felt ...

Home inspectors encourage electrical inspection - CBS42

Google Home Inspector News - Thu, 03/28/2013 - 22:28

Home inspectors encourage electrical inspection
CBS42
"There's a lot of things that now we consider extremely dangerous and a builder would not build them that way anymore,” Kent Clark, a home inspector for Clark and Associates, said on Thursday. “And there's significant cost in upgrading electrical ...

On shaky ground - Boulder Weekly - Boulder Weekly

San Francisco Bay Area Home Inspector - Thu, 03/28/2013 - 16:17

Boulder Weekly

On shaky ground - Boulder Weekly
Boulder Weekly
Another 1994 study on the effects of vibroseis trucks in the Los Angeles area uncovered minor damage: aggravation of an existing break in an old wooden beam. The Crumbleys have been told they will need to drill a new well .... Certified home inspector ...

Woman Electrocuted in Her Shower Wins $4 Million - Lawyers.com Blog (blog)

Google Home Inspector News - Thu, 03/28/2013 - 11:11

Woman Electrocuted in Her Shower Wins $4 Million
Lawyers.com Blog (blog)
But a home inspector who tested Wilson's house found 26 places emitting electrical current, including almost all of the plumbing and appliances. The inspector said he had never seen anything like it. The jury found that Edison caused an environmental ...

After Four Years Is BC Home Inspection Licensing a Failure? By Craig Hostland ... - MarketWatch (press release)

Google Home Inspector News - Wed, 03/27/2013 - 22:22

After Four Years Is BC Home Inspection Licensing a Failure? By Craig Hostland ...
MarketWatch (press release)
As a result, this new group began accepting for membership home inspector candidates who did not meet the high qualification standards of the two organizations initially recognized by Consumer Protection BC - CAHPI(BC) and the Applied Science ...

Mike Holmes: Spring season signals home maintenance - The Province

Google Home Inspector News - Mon, 03/25/2013 - 16:16

The Province

Mike Holmes: Spring season signals home maintenance
The Province
Ask a lot of questions, and check out the Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation fact sheet, Hiring a Home Inspector. Catch Mike Holmes in his new series, Holmes Makes It Right Tuesdays at 9 p.m. on HGTV. For more information, visit hgtv.ca. For more ...

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Shell Busey: Home purchase takes patience - The Province

Google Home Inspector News - Mon, 03/25/2013 - 16:09

The Province

Shell Busey: Home purchase takes patience
The Province
Have the house, new or used, inspected by a certified, licensed home inspector. If it's an older, detached home with lots of trees, have the perimeter drainage system inspected by camera as a condition of the offer. When purchasing your first home, be ...

Buying a home? Order the "Housefax" from a Boulder-based dot-com - Denver Post

Google Home Inspector News - Mon, 03/25/2013 - 06:01

Buying a home? Order the "Housefax" from a Boulder-based dot-com
Denver Post
But for the most important purchase — a home — much of the due diligence isn't performed until after a contract has been signed, via the professional home inspector. A local dot-com aims to change that. Beginning in late April, house hunters will be ...

'Tis the season for home maintenance - Regina Leader-Post

Google Home Inspector News - Mon, 03/25/2013 - 03:22

'Tis the season for home maintenance
Regina Leader-Post
Hire a qualified, licensed inspector who knows what they're doing. How do you know if they're qualified? Ask a lot of questions, and check out the Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation fact sheet, Hiring a Home Inspector. Catch Mike Holmes in his new ...

Home purchase takes patience - The Province

Google Home Inspector News - Sun, 03/24/2013 - 08:08

Home purchase takes patience
The Province
Have the house, new or used, inspected by a certified, licensed home inspector. If it's an older, detached home with lots of trees, have the perimeter drainage system inspected by camera as a condition of the offer. When purchasing your first home, be ...

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people in business - Norman Transcript

Google Home Inspector News - Sun, 03/24/2013 - 06:51

people in business
Norman Transcript
Vanguard, established in 2009, serves all 77 Oklahoma counties. “So many rural areas don't have a professional home inspector in their communities and I wanted to help them protect their hard-earned investment dollars when buying property,” Graham said.

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