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

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

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 - 14:43

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 - 14:34

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 - 03:15

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

Home Inspection - Thu, 01/11/2018 - 21:03

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 ...

Edmonton family sours on 'dream home' after insulation oversight, other problems - CBC.ca

Home Inspection - Thu, 01/11/2018 - 09:01

CBC.ca

Edmonton family sours on 'dream home' after insulation oversight, other problems
CBC.ca
An Edmonton man is urging other home buyers to be cautious after unresolved issues turned his family's new home into a nightmare. "It's not a dream home anymore," Jaspreet Noorpuri said in an interview. "We don't even call it a home. We call it a house ...

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

Home Inspection - Wed, 01/10/2018 - 12:57

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 ...

Adopting from the SPCA: these are the rules - Kempton Express

Home Inspection - Tue, 01/09/2018 - 23:44

Adopting from the SPCA: these are the rules
Kempton Express
If the pre-home inspection is passed, the animal goes for sterilisation, is micro-chipped, first vaccination is given and de-wormed. Thereafter it can go to its new home. This process takes about seven days. Post home checks may be conducted. If 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 - 20:59

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

Home Inspection - Sun, 01/07/2018 - 20:01

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 - Sat, 01/06/2018 - 00:04

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 - 20:54

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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Western Nevada College rolling out certified home inspection class series - Nevada Appeal

Home Inspection - Thu, 01/04/2018 - 19:17

Western Nevada College rolling out certified home inspection class series
Nevada Appeal
"The program provides the lecture requirements for taking the exam and the other round of courses provides the 25 inspections the state requires one to conduct before they qualify for a license here in Nevada. Once a person has completed the 120-hour ...

Action 9: Homeowner says roofer flooded his home | WFTV - WFTV Orlando

Home Inspection - Thu, 01/04/2018 - 18:14

WFTV Orlando

Action 9: Homeowner says roofer flooded his home | WFTV
WFTV Orlando
An Altamonte Springs family said a roofer flooded its home, and repairs could now cost more than $80000.

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How long does it take to buy a home? - Bankrate.com

Home Inspection - Thu, 01/04/2018 - 00:05

Bankrate.com

How long does it take to buy a home?
Bankrate.com
... of the process can take up to two weeks to complete, and generally must be wrapped up before the closing process can happen. If issues crop up at this stage, such as an appraisal value below the value in the purchase offer, or major problems found ...

8 Home Inspection Mistakes Buyers Should Avoid at All Costs ... - Realtor.com News

Home Inspection - Wed, 01/03/2018 - 18:05

Realtor.com News

8 Home Inspection Mistakes Buyers Should Avoid at All Costs ...
Realtor.com News
The home inspection is a crucial step for buying a home, and it shouldn't be overlooked or rushed. Avoid these common mistakes on the big day.

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Helpful tips to prepare your home for the cold - WZZM

Home Inspection - Tue, 01/02/2018 - 19:01

WZZM

Helpful tips to prepare your home for the cold
WZZM
GRAND RAPIDS, MICH. - "It's pretty common for people not to take steps to winterize their home," said Brian Marcy, a home inspector at Grand Home Inspection. With high-powered furnaces, the intake and exhaust pipes can get clogged by heavy snow and ice ...

As a seller, do I need to inform buyer of repaired water damage? - Chicago Tribune

Home Inspection - Tue, 01/02/2018 - 17:19

Chicago Tribune

As a seller, do I need to inform buyer of repaired water damage?
Chicago Tribune
And presumably the buyer also had a home inspection contingency, and the inspector did not find any damage. Transparency — in my opinion — is the best option. Q: When a condominium association needs to make a decision regarding a choice between a ...

Certified Home Inspection Class Series Begins Jan. 8 - WNC News

Home Inspection - Tue, 01/02/2018 - 17:06

Certified Home Inspection Class Series Begins Jan. 8
WNC News
With the arrival of a new year there is an opportunity to start a new career in home inspection at Western Nevada College. Certified Home Inspection courses will be offered on the Carson City campus starting on Monday, Jan. 8, helping prepare an ...

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