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From a different era: Hermantown family's water heater is dependability incarnate - Superior Telegram

Home Inspection - Thu, 09/21/2017 - 07:07

Superior Telegram

From a different era: Hermantown family's water heater is dependability incarnate
Superior Telegram
Simple research on the internet revealed the average age of a tank-style water heater to be 10 to 20 years (according to the Florida-based McGarry and Madsen Home Inspection blog). "I've never had a hot water heater last more than seven years," Steve ...

5 years after Sandy, Jersey victims see the future for those hit by Harvey and Irma | Di Ionno - NJ.com

Home Inspection - Thu, 09/21/2017 - 05:51

NJ.com

5 years after Sandy, Jersey victims see the future for those hit by Harvey and Irma | Di Ionno
NJ.com
"I bought it for $300,000 a year-and-a-half before the storm," he said. "The insurance company came in and told me the cracks and holes in the foundation existed before the storm. Luckily I had all my home inspection reports from when I bought it ...

8 things sellers should expect from their real estate agent - Inman.com

Home Inspection - Thu, 09/21/2017 - 02:38

8 things sellers should expect from their real estate agent
Inman.com
Especially in a competitive market, buyers will need to feel as though they're getting something extra, whether it be a membership to the local pool, a free home inspection or warranty or even free cooking classes to go along with that gourmet kitchen.

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$50 discount when you schedule your radon test with you home inspection from Idea Inspection! 315-730-6378 - Auburn Citizen

Home Inspection - Wed, 09/20/2017 - 12:10

$50 discount when you schedule your radon test with you home inspection from Idea Inspection! 315-730-6378
Auburn Citizen
Whether buying or selling a home, having a home inspection company you can trust to look out for your investment is key. With areas of expertise ranging from General Home Inspection to Roofing and Waterproofing, Ideal Inspection is the premier home ...

Being Prepared for Negotiations After the Home Inspection - The Weekly Post

Home Inspection - Tue, 09/19/2017 - 21:25

The Weekly Post

Being Prepared for Negotiations After the Home Inspection
The Weekly Post
A potential buyer has submitted an offer and you've accepted. However, the contingency is still looming; the home inspection. Usually, this is the time during a real estate transaction for negotiations. When the buyer finds out repairs are needed, they ...
Tips to resurrect a failed real estate negotiationGreen Bay Press Gazette

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Fall Home and Garden: S & S Inspections LLC offers home inspections - Tehachapi News

Home Inspection - Tue, 09/19/2017 - 08:05

Tehachapi News

Fall Home and Garden: S & S Inspections LLC offers home inspections
Tehachapi News
We are committed to delivering accurate, complete and easy to follow home inspection reports within 24 hours of completing the inspection. S & S Home Inspections LLC is totally licensed and insured and follows the ASHI Standard of Practice. I am very ...

Canada: Status Certificate - Resale Condos' Equivalent To Home Inspection - Mondaq News Alerts (registration)

Home Inspection - Tue, 09/19/2017 - 04:27

Canada: Status Certificate - Resale Condos' Equivalent To Home Inspection
Mondaq News Alerts (registration)
Prudent home buyers do not skip the home inspection. Behind walls, carpets and ceilings, any number of unseen problems may lurk - from faulty electrical to foundation flaws. In a resale condo scenario, home inspections are rare, but there is an ...

Q&A: "Should I test for radon if the home already has a radon ... - Minneapolis Star Tribune

Home Inspection - Tue, 09/19/2017 - 03:24

Q&A: "Should I test for radon if the home already has a radon ...
Minneapolis Star Tribune
When a home already has an active radon mitigation system, is it even worth testing for radon? That's a great question. To answer that, allow me to share a quick ...

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How to have a smooth settlement in 4 easy steps - Inman.com

Home Inspection - Tue, 09/19/2017 - 01:32

Inman.com

How to have a smooth settlement in 4 easy steps
Inman.com
(Full disclosure: This may not be an issue in your state, so this may or may not apply to you.) The walkthrough issues include a lightbulb not working or home inspection repairs being incomplete (such as a deck permit not being removed). The cardinal ...

Accelerated sale lands $1.3M for auctioneer's home - RichmondBizSense

Home Inspection - Mon, 09/18/2017 - 23:03

RichmondBizSense

Accelerated sale lands $1.3M for auctioneer's home
RichmondBizSense
“One of the proactive things that we do with this (process) is we do a home inspection so we can disclose all items that need to be repaired,” Motley said. “The purchaser knew that going into the contract, so we didn't have to make any of those repairs ...

Part 3: Home-Buying Tips From Coastal Housing Partnership - Noozhawk

Home Inspection - Mon, 09/18/2017 - 18:08

Noozhawk

Part 3: Home-Buying Tips From Coastal Housing Partnership
Noozhawk
Home inspection contingency. It is at the buyer's option to order a home inspection, but it is an important aspect of your transaction. A home inspector evaluates the structural, mechanical, electrical condition of the property you are purchasing. This ...

What to Expect After Accepting an Offer on Your Home - Zing! Blog by Quicken Loans (blog)

Home Inspection - Mon, 09/18/2017 - 06:43

Zing! Blog by Quicken Loans (blog)

What to Expect After Accepting an Offer on Your Home
Zing! Blog by Quicken Loans (blog)
When you're selling your home, accepting an offer can feel like you've completed a major milestone – you're ready to take the next steps toward closing. Here are some different components and contingencies of an offer you can expect to see, as well as ...

Home Inspections a Crucial Piece of the Real Estate Puzzle - RisMedia.com (press release)

Home Inspection - Sun, 09/17/2017 - 10:17

RisMedia.com (press release)

Home Inspections a Crucial Piece of the Real Estate Puzzle
RisMedia.com (press release)
It's money well spent and it's about being a smart buyer or seller,” says Larry Wallenstein, a real estate agent with RE/MAX Consultants Realty 1 in Fort Lauderdale, Fla. Wallenstein knows the true value and importance of a home inspection and the ...

Things to consider when buying a home - WRIC.com - WRIC

Home Inspection - Fri, 09/15/2017 - 19:39

WRIC

Things to consider when buying a home - WRIC.com
WRIC
A simple home energy audit can help detect leaks, mold or any moisture before closing on your new home.

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Part 2: 30 Home-Buying Tips From Coastal Housing Partnership - Noozhawk

Home Inspection - Fri, 09/15/2017 - 17:08

Noozhawk

Part 2: 30 Home-Buying Tips From Coastal Housing Partnership
Noozhawk
Coastal Housing Partnership, a nonprofit organization, works with a network of service partners (real estate agents, lenders, home inspection firms, residential developers) who offer savings on the cost of their services for employees of member companies.

Home or car damaged in Irma? Here's what your insurance will ... - Miami Herald

Home Inspection - Fri, 09/15/2017 - 15:33

Home or car damaged in Irma? Here's what your insurance will ...
Miami Herald
Now that Hurricane Irma has passed, insurance claims will begin to flood in from residents whose homes and cars were damaged by the storm's winds. While no ...

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Hidden Home Buying Costs - Lansing State Journal

Home Inspection - Fri, 09/15/2017 - 09:52

Hidden Home Buying Costs
Lansing State Journal
A home inspection will typically cost between $300 and $500, depending on where you live and the size of the property. However, this step is a crucial element of the home buying process. Buyers need to be aware of any major repairs or concerns they are ...

Perfect family home in Reno with shop - eParisExtra.com (blog)

Home Inspection - Fri, 09/15/2017 - 09:30

eParisExtra.com (blog)

Perfect family home in Reno with shop
eParisExtra.com (blog)
Looking for the perfect family home with small acreage and only minutes from town? This home features 3 bedrooms, 2 baths, 2 car garage, with a large living area that has a gas log fireplace, formal dining, and breakfast room. Each room has walk-in ...

Haisler: Revisiting home inspections - Northwest Herald

Home Inspection - Fri, 09/15/2017 - 07:29

Haisler: Revisiting home inspections
Northwest Herald
All real estate agent's representing the buyer should consult with their client about getting the property inspected. The common contract used in Northern Illinois clearly calls out a specific attorney approval and home inspection period to allow for ...

Seller gives false and incomplete disclosure - Chicago Daily Herald

Home Inspection - Fri, 09/15/2017 - 05:06

Seller gives false and incomplete disclosure
Chicago Daily Herald
Q. Before I bought my home, the home inspection showed no major defects, and no problems were listed on the disclosure forms from the seller or the Realtors. Since moving in, I've found numerous problems that should have been disclosed. The sellers ...

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