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'House of Horrors 2': Rats Running Rampant | Arizona News - AZFamily

Thu, 11/29/2018 - 01:00
'House of Horrors 2': Rats Running Rampant | Arizona News  AZFamily

PHOENIX (3TV/CBS 5) -- Earlier this year, 3 On Your Side helped expose a “House of Horrors” in Glendale where a family unknowingly was living in a home that ...

Light up Your Holidays with Boggs Inspection Services - southsoundtalk.com

Thu, 11/29/2018 - 01:00
Light up Your Holidays with Boggs Inspection Services  southsoundtalk.com

If you want to put up Christmas Lights on your own home, here is some advice for you to keep in mind before starting your holiday decorating.

A Checklist for Home Inspections - WTOP

Wed, 11/28/2018 - 16:09

A Checklist for Home Inspections
WTOP
With that in mind, use the following checklist to stay prepared before a home inspection. Ensure lights are working and switches are covered. McKinley says nonworking lights are a common problem he encounters when performing inspections. A general ...

Dozens of Love Letters From 1950s Discovered in Arizona Home During Routine Inspection - Inside Edition

Wed, 11/28/2018 - 13:48

Inside Edition

Dozens of Love Letters From 1950s Discovered in Arizona Home During Routine Inspection
Inside Edition
No one expected to find love letters from the 1950s during a routine inspection of an Arizona home. Home inspector Bob Nau was checking the attic of a vacant Mesa home when he discovered dozens of stamped love letters, sent from Pearl Harbor to a Navy ...

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Shopping for a home? Realtors say to avoid these common mistakes - The Tennessean

Wed, 11/28/2018 - 06:19

The Tennessean

Shopping for a home? Realtors say to avoid these common mistakes
The Tennessean
After qualifying for a loan, buyers should have a home inspection before buying anything. Without it, their dream home might have hidden problems that are expensive to fix. That can be especially distressing if the buyers stretched their finances to ...

Shopping for a home? Realtors say to avoid these common mistakes - The Tennessean

Wed, 11/28/2018 - 06:00
Shopping for a home? Realtors say to avoid these common mistakes  The Tennessean

House hunting? Real estate professionals say that avoiding common mistakes can keep the process from becoming more expensive than it needs to be.

Considering buying a home in Lebanon? Here's what experts say you should consider - Lebanon Daily News

Wed, 11/28/2018 - 04:37

Lebanon Daily News

Considering buying a home in Lebanon? Here's what experts say you should consider
Lebanon Daily News
Make sure a thorough home inspection is done to avoid unnecessary expenses and ensure the house is up to code. For an older home, have an expert check for potential dealbreakers like structural and foundation problems, termites or other bug ...

Considering buying a home in Lebanon? Here's what experts say you should consider - Lebanon Daily News

Wed, 11/28/2018 - 04:33
Considering buying a home in Lebanon? Here's what experts say you should consider  Lebanon Daily News

Experts say it's possible to get good starter homes in Lebanon at an excellent price. Here are some tips for getting a good deal.

Considering buying a home in Lebanon? Here's what experts say you should consider - Lebanon Daily News

Wed, 11/28/2018 - 04:33
Considering buying a home in Lebanon? Here's what experts say you should consider  Lebanon Daily News

Experts say it's possible to get good starter homes in Lebanon at an excellent price. Here are some tips for getting a good deal.

Dozens of Love Letters From 1950s Discovered in Arizona Home During Routine Inspection - Inside Edition

Wed, 11/28/2018 - 01:00
Dozens of Love Letters From 1950s Discovered in Arizona Home During Routine Inspection  Inside Edition

No one expected to find love letters from the 1950s during a routine inspection of an Arizona home. Home inspector Bob Nau was checking the attic of a vacant ...

Dozens of Love Letters From 1950s Discovered in Arizona Home During Routine Inspection - Inside Edition

Wed, 11/28/2018 - 01:00
Dozens of Love Letters From 1950s Discovered in Arizona Home During Routine Inspection  Inside Edition

No one expected to find love letters from the 1950s during a routine inspection of an Arizona home. Home inspector Bob Nau was checking the attic of a vacant ...

Considering buying a home in Lebanon? Here's what experts say you should consider - Lebanon Daily News

Wed, 11/28/2018 - 01:00
Considering buying a home in Lebanon? Here's what experts say you should consider  Lebanon Daily News

Experts say it's possible to get good starter homes in Lebanon at an excellent price. Here are some tips for getting a good deal.

Shopping for a home? Realtors say to avoid these common mistakes - The Tennessean

Wed, 11/28/2018 - 01:00
Shopping for a home? Realtors say to avoid these common mistakes  The Tennessean

House hunting? Real estate professionals say that avoiding common mistakes can keep the process from becoming more expensive than it needs to be.

Considering buying a home in Lebanon? Here's what experts say you should consider - Lebanon Daily News

Wed, 11/28/2018 - 01:00
Considering buying a home in Lebanon? Here's what experts say you should consider  Lebanon Daily News

Experts say it's possible to get good starter homes in Lebanon at an excellent price. Here are some tips for getting a good deal.

Can Affordable Housing in Baltimore be Transformed? - Baltimore Post-Examiner

Wed, 11/28/2018 - 01:00
Can Affordable Housing in Baltimore be Transformed?  Baltimore Post-Examiner

Affordable Housing for Baltimore's low-income families is at the forefront in the news. An incredible 83% of the city's citizens voted this November to establish an ...

Dozens of Love Letters From 1950s Discovered in Arizona Home During Routine Inspection - Inside Edition

Wed, 11/28/2018 - 01:00
Dozens of Love Letters From 1950s Discovered in Arizona Home During Routine Inspection  Inside Edition

No one expected to find love letters from the 1950s during a routine inspection of an Arizona home. Home inspector Bob Nau was checking the attic of a vacant ...

NJ Appellate Division Finds NJDEP Policy and Guidance Unenforceable - Lexology

Tue, 11/27/2018 - 15:30
NJ Appellate Division Finds NJDEP Policy and Guidance Unenforceable  Lexology

New Jersey courts will prevent regulators from enforcing requirements through guidance that have not been formally adopted through appropriate…

Buying a home: Should you skip the home appraisal? - The Mortgage Reports (blog)

Tue, 11/27/2018 - 05:39

The Mortgage Reports (blog)

Buying a home: Should you skip the home appraisal?
The Mortgage Reports (blog)
According to the National Association of Realtors (NAR), the three big reasons for closing delays were obtaining financing (37 percent), home inspection and environmental concerns (18 percent), and appraisal issues (17 percent). Problems can arise when ...

Foundation cracks: get an engineer every time? - Minneapolis Star Tribune

Tue, 11/27/2018 - 04:39

Minneapolis Star Tribune

Foundation cracks: get an engineer every time?
Minneapolis Star Tribune
Home inspector insurance companies have a lot of influence in the home inspection profession, and they're making home inspectors paranoid. They're making home inspectors afraid to do their jobs; at least meaningfully. I think that if insurance ...

A Checklist for Home Inspections - WTOP

Tue, 11/27/2018 - 01:00
A Checklist for Home Inspections  WTOP

A Checklist for Home Inspections on WTOP | Even in a seller's market, smart homebuyers aren't going to make a purchase without having a property ...