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5 Home Inspection Mistakes Buyers and Sellers Make - RisMedia.com (press release)

Home Inspection - Sun, 04/22/2018 - 1:03pm

RisMedia.com (press release)

5 Home Inspection Mistakes Buyers and Sellers Make
RisMedia.com (press release)
(TNS)— A home inspection is an assessment of a home's condition. Home inspectors not only identify problems with houses; they can give buyers information that will help them with the upkeep. “We want to teach them how to maintain the property because ...

Ask Angie's List: Have a budget ready for emergency repairs - Reading Eagle

Home Inspection - Sun, 04/22/2018 - 12:05am

Reading Eagle

Ask Angie's List: Have a budget ready for emergency repairs
Reading Eagle
Even if you're not planning to sell your home, a home inspection can provide insight into what systems are most likely to fail soon, and it will typically cost only a few hundred dollars. An inspection can't offer guaranteed protection against hidden ...

What You Need to Know Before Hiring a Home Inspector - Zing! Blog by Quicken Loans (blog)

Home Inspection - Fri, 04/20/2018 - 2:12pm

Zing! Blog by Quicken Loans (blog)

What You Need to Know Before Hiring a Home Inspector
Zing! Blog by Quicken Loans (blog)
Congratulations! You put in an offer to buy a home, and it's been accepted! Now it's time to get a home inspection to make sure you are willing to move forward with the purchase. Most potential home buyers choose to include an inspection as a ...
Tips for first time homebuyersThe Daily Courier

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When buyers decline to hire a home inspector - Chicago Daily Herald

Home Inspection - Fri, 04/20/2018 - 7:04am

When buyers decline to hire a home inspector
Chicago Daily Herald
Here are some common reasons why homebuyers might forego a home inspection: • Shortage of funds: Some buyers simply want to reduce their expenses, so they buy a home on faith. Everything appears OK when they walk through the house, so they gamble ...

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NBC10 Boston Responds: Flippin' Mad - NECN - NECN

Home Inspection - Thu, 04/19/2018 - 5:28pm

NECN

NBC10 Boston Responds: Flippin' Mad - NECN
NECN
Flipped homes are at an all-time high. These are properties that are bought, renovated and sold within a matter of months and while they can be money makers for sellers, there are potential pitfalls for buyers.

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Real Estate Purchase Agreements: 7 Things Home Buyers Must Check—or Else - Realtor.com News

Home Inspection - Thu, 04/19/2018 - 4:31pm

Realtor.com News

Real Estate Purchase Agreements: 7 Things Home Buyers Must Check—or Else
Realtor.com News
... like selling a property they already own," says Jimmy Branham, a real estate agent at the Keyes Company in South Florida. Contingencies can also include a home appraisal, home inspection and mortgage approval. Why it matters: Contingencies protect ...

Dana Dratch: 5 home inspection mistakes buyers and sellers make - Virginian-Pilot

Home Inspection - Thu, 04/19/2018 - 3:16pm

Dana Dratch: 5 home inspection mistakes buyers and sellers make
Virginian-Pilot
A home inspection is an assessment of a home's condition. Home inspectors not only identify problems with houses, they can give buyers information that will help them with the upkeep. “We want to teach them how to maintain the property because it's the ...

Borrower beware: 4 things VA loans can't do - Military Times - Military Times

Home Inspection - Thu, 04/19/2018 - 12:03pm

Military Times

Borrower beware: 4 things VA loans can't do - Military Times
Military Times
From the basics (no down payment) to special cases (farm loans, construction loans) to less-heralded programs (go green!), VA-backed loans offer a variety of benefits for eligible borrowers. But as the agency itself outlines in an online reference ...

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How risky is it to skip the home inspection? - The Boston Globe

Home Inspection - Thu, 04/19/2018 - 10:31am

The Boston Globe

How risky is it to skip the home inspection?
The Boston Globe
In coveted Boston neighborhoods and suburbs, prospective buyers are increasingly feeling pressured to waive the home inspection, a decision that could leave them vulnerable to future headaches. Almost three-quarters of home sales nationwide that closed ...

Dear Monty: With a willing seller and buyer, pre-closing occupancy can work - Green Bay Press Gazette

Home Inspection - Wed, 04/18/2018 - 3:02pm

Green Bay Press Gazette

Dear Monty: With a willing seller and buyer, pre-closing occupancy can work
Green Bay Press Gazette
Reader question: ​I have signed a contract with a seller. I had 10 days due diligence to have the home inspected. I did that, and the house looked like a good deal. Twenty-one days later, the closing attorney calls and says the home is in probate, and ...

Determining the Major and Minor in a Home Inspection - The Good Men Project (blog)

Home Inspection - Wed, 04/18/2018 - 11:00am

The Good Men Project (blog)

Determining the Major and Minor in a Home Inspection
The Good Men Project (blog)
Major home inspection problems are those that the home inspector and your real estate agent highlight for you on the report. These problems will almost always be brought up when negotiating the home's price. You may choose to have the seller fix or you ...

HIQA Publishes Kildare Nursing Home Inspection Report. - Kfm Radio

Home Inspection - Wed, 04/18/2018 - 10:08am

Kfm Radio

HIQA Publishes Kildare Nursing Home Inspection Report.
Kfm Radio
A Kildare nursing home, at which HIQA carried out an unannounced inspection, has been found to be compliant or substantially compliant with 11 standards. The assessment took place at Hazel Hall Nursing Home, Clane, on January 16th. The Health ...

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Do I need a real estate agent to buy a home? - The Mortgage Reports (blog)

Home Inspection - Wed, 04/18/2018 - 7:39am

The Mortgage Reports (blog)

Do I need a real estate agent to buy a home?
The Mortgage Reports (blog)
... the same agent again or recommend her to others. do you need a real estate agent to buy a home. Unless you're a genuine expert in negotiating real estate deals, follow your agent's advice. (Remember: most sellers are also represented by agents, and ...

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What every hot market home buyer should know about "review date" home sales - KOMO News

Home Inspection - Tue, 04/17/2018 - 11:20pm

KOMO News

What every hot market home buyer should know about "review date" home sales
KOMO News
It used to be that buying a house meant making an offer, then proceeding with the home inspection and financing once the offer is accepted. But thanks to market conditions in Seattle and other parts of the Puget Sound region, "bidding wars" are making ...

Killeen Home Buyer Expo Saturday - The Killeen Daily Herald

Home Inspection - Mon, 04/16/2018 - 3:05pm

Killeen Home Buyer Expo Saturday
The Killeen Daily Herald
Local business representatives in the fields of real estate, mortgage lending, insurance, home inspection, remodeling and more will participate. They will offer specific information about their services and products. April is recognized nationally as ...

13 Hidden Rooms You'll Wish You Found in Your Own Home - Reader's Digest

Home Inspection - Mon, 04/16/2018 - 11:14am

Reader's Digest

13 Hidden Rooms You'll Wish You Found in Your Own Home
Reader's Digest
When Cristhian Perez, a home inspector in Tampa, Florida, thinks about the hidden room he discovered during one home inspection, he still gets goosebumps. The room was small and dark, tucked behind what only appeared to be an exterior wall of the attic ...

Local home inspector recognized | News, Sports, Jobs - The Journal - NUjournal

Home Inspection - Mon, 04/16/2018 - 2:05am

Local home inspector recognized | News, Sports, Jobs - The Journal
NUjournal
SLEEPY EYE — Cornerstone Home Inspection Services announces that Phil Siefkes is now credentialed as a Certified Master Inspector (CMI)®, which is the inspection industry's top professional designation. The Master Inspector Certification Board has ...

Phinney bungalow features separate, swoon-worthy artist loft - seattlepi.com

Home Inspection - Sun, 04/15/2018 - 3:04pm

seattlepi.com

Phinney bungalow features separate, swoon-worthy artist loft
seattlepi.com
This home is also pre-inspected, meaning sellers have sprung for the professional home inspection already. Buyers then don't have to pony up the extra couple hundred to have the home inspected -- unless they want to. Could the price be lowball? How ...

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Seminar lays out home-buying steps - Worcester Telegram

Home Inspection - Sun, 04/15/2018 - 5:30am

Worcester Telegram

Seminar lays out home-buying steps
Worcester Telegram
The next step is a home inspection. A home inspection will check all the physical criteria – from the roof to the plumbing. The home inspectors look for problems that the buyer should be aware of. Inspection issues can be a deal breaker or used to ...

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