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Home Inspection

Should You Buy a House With Roof Damage? The Surprising Benefits—and Challenges - Realtor.com News

Wed, 11/07/2018 - 01:00
Should You Buy a House With Roof Damage? The Surprising Benefits—and Challenges  Realtor.com News

For most home shoppers, any mention of roof damage is enough to send them sprinting in the opposite direction. Buyers who are not in the market for a ...

Is our house a lemon? - Crestview News Bulletin

Tue, 11/06/2018 - 14:12

Crestview News Bulletin

Is our house a lemon?
Crestview News Bulletin
Reader Question: We bought our home about six months ago. The house seemed perfect. It is very well-kept, and it came through the home inspection with flying colors. We have met some friendly neighbors, and we love living here. That said, we have ...

Dear Monty: Is our house a loemon? - Dallas County News

Tue, 11/06/2018 - 08:38

Dallas County News

Dear Monty: Is our house a loemon?
Dallas County News
Reader Question: We bought our home about six months ago. The house seemed perfect. It is very well-kept, and it came through the home inspection with flying colors. We have met some friendly neighbors, and we love living here. That said, we have ...

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When should a home buyer request a home inspection? - Laredo Morning Times

Mon, 11/05/2018 - 14:59

When should a home buyer request a home inspection?
Laredo Morning Times
Would you buy a new car without taking it out for a test drive? Probably not. Whether you're buying your first, second or even third home, it is one of the largest purchases you will ever make. That's why having a thorough home inspection is key ...

When should a home buyer request a home inspection? - New Haven Register

Mon, 11/05/2018 - 14:59

When should a home buyer request a home inspection?
New Haven Register
Would you buy a new car without taking it out for a test drive? Probably not. Whether you're buying your first, second or even third home, it is one of the largest purchases you will ever make. That's why having a thorough home inspection is key ...

Barry Stone, Buyer doing self home inspection - NewsOK.com

Sat, 11/03/2018 - 03:05

Barry Stone, Buyer doing self home inspection
NewsOK.com
DEAR BARRY: The house I'm buying is about 15 years old, and I've decided to do the home inspection myself in order to save money. One of the things I noticed is that the clothes dryer exhaust blows into the attic, and nearly half the attic is covered ...

The Home Inspection: A Test Drive with Higher Stakes - Alexandria Living Magazine

Fri, 11/02/2018 - 03:34

Alexandria Living Magazine

The Home Inspection: A Test Drive with Higher Stakes
Alexandria Living Magazine
Smart buyers (and their Realtors) will attend the home inspection, likely two to three hours in length, to learn more about the home. If you do tag along, inspectors will likely explain what he sees and field questions. Feel free to ask away but ...

REAL ESTATE ADVICE: Home Inspections Prior to Listing? - Manchestertimes

Wed, 10/31/2018 - 08:23

REAL ESTATE ADVICE: Home Inspections Prior to Listing?
Manchestertimes
A study by the National Association Realtors said the over 80 percent of all real estate transaction are contingent on results of the home inspection. Sellers should have an inspection done when listing their property. Properties with pre-inspections ...

10 Scariest Things a Home Inspector Might Find in Your House - Realtor.com News

Wed, 10/31/2018 - 03:02

Realtor.com News

10 Scariest Things a Home Inspector Might Find in Your House
Realtor.com News
But rest assured, most things turned up during a home inspection aren't deal breakers. Still, there are certain red flags that really should make you very, very afraid. So how can you tell? For starters, you should try to attend your home inspection to ...

Animals, skeletons, and creepy home inspection stuff, part 3 - Minneapolis Star Tribune

Tue, 10/30/2018 - 05:45

Minneapolis Star Tribune

Animals, skeletons, and creepy home inspection stuff, part 3
Minneapolis Star Tribune
Unlike most blog posts that you'll find here, this one has no educational value at all. If you follow our Facebook page, you've probably already seen a lot of these photos, but not all of them. These are our favorites finds from 2018. Warning: Several ...

Animals, skeletons, and creepy home inspection stuff, part 3 - Minneapolis Star Tribune

Tue, 10/30/2018 - 00:00
Animals, skeletons, and creepy home inspection stuff, part 3  Minneapolis Star Tribune

Unlike most blog posts that you'll find here, this one has no educational value at all. Warning: Several of these photos are gross.

Ask the Expert: What Have Been the Biggest Changes in Home Inspection Over the Years? - RisMedia.com (press release)

Mon, 10/29/2018 - 13:25

RisMedia.com (press release)

Ask the Expert: What Have Been the Biggest Changes in Home Inspection Over the Years?
RisMedia.com (press release)
Q: There's no doubt that the home inspection industry of today is vastly different from the home inspection industry of the past. What are some of the biggest changes that have occurred over the years? A: It's an honor and a privilege to be president ...

Spotlight: Picture yourself as a home inspector - The Laconia Daily Sun

Fri, 10/26/2018 - 21:03

Spotlight: Picture yourself as a home inspector
The Laconia Daily Sun
After a while, all that work caught up with her body, and she started thinking about home inspection. It's been a great move for her, although she still faces gender discrimination. She might be the only female home inspector in the state, she said ...

Four Arrested During Home Inspection in Mountain Home - KARK

Thu, 10/25/2018 - 06:29

KARK

Four Arrested During Home Inspection in Mountain Home
KARK
MOUNTAIN HOME, Ark. - Four people were arrested in Mountain Home while authorities were conducting a home inspection. Pamela Ritchie, 63, Marvin Ritchie, 56, Keturah Sanders-Dicks, 34 and Joshua Dicks, 25, were all arrested and charged with ...

There's way too much red ink on home inspection reports - Inman.com

Thu, 10/25/2018 - 00:12

There's way too much red ink on home inspection reports
Inman.com
Although inspection reports have taken many notable strides forward, it seems they are also tiptoeing backward since the proliferation of “red ink” has taken over the process. It seems like the disclaimers never end, and it's a bit of an overkill ...

There’s way too much red ink on home inspection reports - Inman.com

Thu, 10/25/2018 - 00:00
There’s way too much red ink on home inspection reports  Inman.com

Although inspection reports have taken many notable strides forward, it seems they are also tiptoeing back a bit since the proliferation of "red ink" has taken over ...

There’s way too much red ink on home inspection reports - Inman.com

Thu, 10/25/2018 - 00:00
There’s way too much red ink on home inspection reports  Inman.com

Although inspection reports have taken many notable strides forward, it seems they are also tiptoeing back a bit since the proliferation of "red ink" has taken over ...

There’s way too much red ink on home inspection reports - Inman.com

Thu, 10/25/2018 - 00:00
There’s way too much red ink on home inspection reports  Inman.com

Although inspection reports have taken many notable strides forward, it seems they are also tiptoeing back a bit since the proliferation of "red ink" has taken over ...

Four Arrested During Home Inspection in Mountain Home - KARK

Thu, 10/25/2018 - 00:00
Four Arrested During Home Inspection in Mountain Home  KARK

Four people were arrested in Mountain Home while authorities were conducting a home inspection.

There’s way too much red ink on home inspection reports - Inman.com

Thu, 10/25/2018 - 00:00
There’s way too much red ink on home inspection reports  Inman.com

Although inspection reports have taken many notable strides forward, it seems they are also tiptoeing back a bit since the proliferation of "red ink" has taken over ...