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Take care of it: Condition counts - Santa Fe New Mexican

Home Inspection - Sat, 06/23/2018 - 18:08

Take care of it: Condition counts
Santa Fe New Mexican
One of the least predictable elements of a real estate transaction is the home inspection contingency. Many sales fall through because of what is discovered during a home inspection or terminate due to an inability of the buyer and seller to resolve ...

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What to Expect at Your Home Inspection - Lansing State Journal

Home Inspection - Fri, 06/22/2018 - 12:45

Lansing State Journal

What to Expect at Your Home Inspection
Lansing State Journal
When you're buying that dream home with the beautiful open floor plan and updated kitchen, you're also buying any potential problems lurking in the basement or behind the walls. A home inspection is a standard — and important — part of the home ...

Buyer questions accuracy of home inspection - Chicago Daily Herald

Home Inspection - Fri, 06/22/2018 - 04:01

Buyer questions accuracy of home inspection
Chicago Daily Herald
Q. My home is now in escrow, and I'm having trouble with the home inspector's evaluation of the air conditioner. The A/C has always worked well, but the inspector says it needs repair by a contractor. When I asked him why, he said the refrigerant pipe ...

Lead poisoning home inspectors aren't getting paid and some fear children are at risk - WHYY

Home Inspection - Thu, 06/21/2018 - 09:10

WHYY

Lead poisoning home inspectors aren't getting paid and some fear children are at risk
WHYY
Under the old system, lead inspectors would bill the state $350 for each home inspection. That money would go back into local health department budgets to pay for things like radioactive elements in lead testing devices and other supplies, such as lead ...

Mom launches inspection business after husband dies of cancer - SILive.com

Home Inspection - Thu, 06/21/2018 - 03:18

Mom launches inspection business after husband dies of cancer
SILive.com
"I spent two weeks training at corporate headquarters and I took a home inspection course at Baruch College in order to qualify for state licensing in New York," Gathers said. "Pillar To Post is very family-oriented. Although my husband is no longer ...

Wells Fargo employees help a disabled vet prepare for home inspe ... - NBC Right Now

Home Inspection - Tue, 06/19/2018 - 17:59

NBC Right Now

Wells Fargo employees help a disabled vet prepare for home inspe ...
NBC Right Now
Everyone needs a little help sometimes, and Wells Fargo understands that - that's why on Tuesday they helped out a veteran in need.
Wells Fargo employees help a disabled vet prepare for home ...FOX 11 and FOX 41 (press release) (blog)

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How Much Money Oakland County Renters Need For Modest Apartment - Patch.com

Oakland County Home Real Estate News - Tue, 06/19/2018 - 13:04

Patch.com

How Much Money Oakland County Renters Need For Modest Apartment
Patch.com
OAKLAND COUNTY, MI — The typical household in Oakland County must earn $18.08 an hour to afford a modest, two-bedroom apartment at fair market rate, according to a new report by affordable housing advocates. In the report, "Out of Reach," released ...
Out Of Reach | National Low Income Housing CoalitionNational Low Income Housing Coalition

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Ask Eli: How to Spot a Bad Flip - ARL now

Home Inspection - Tue, 06/19/2018 - 08:55

ARL now

Ask Eli: How to Spot a Bad Flip
ARL now
In fact, I think a home inspection is most valuable when buying a flipped property because you're paying a premium for it being/appearing new. However, inspections take place after entering into a purchase agreement and cost money, so I'll highlight ...

What Is A Home Inspection And How Do I Hire An Inspector? - Forbes

Home Inspection - Mon, 06/18/2018 - 19:23

Forbes

What Is A Home Inspection And How Do I Hire An Inspector?
Forbes
This past April, 78% of real estate contracts were settled, reported the Realtors® Conference Index. For small majority whose real estate contracts that didn't close, the survey of over 4,500 realtors showed that the second leading cause for failure to ...

Before you waive a home inspection, look for these red flags - Allentown Morning Call

Home Inspection - Mon, 06/18/2018 - 09:14

Allentown Morning Call

Before you waive a home inspection, look for these red flags
Allentown Morning Call
Are you house hunting? With inventory down by almost a third from last May, according to the latest data from the Greater Lehigh Valley Realtors' Group, some buyers are going as far as to let go of the most basic contingency for a sale: the home ...

Inspecting your home inspector - Washington Post

Home Inspection - Mon, 06/18/2018 - 03:38

Washington Post

Inspecting your home inspector
Washington Post
It's a reasonable strategy if you know there's lots of competition — and especially if you expect competing buyers to also waive home inspection contingencies. But waiving the contingency doesn't mean you can't get an inspection; you just have to get ...

In hot Lehigh Valley housing market, should you waive inspections to land a dream home? - Allentown Morning Call

Home Inspection - Mon, 06/18/2018 - 03:00

Allentown Morning Call

In hot Lehigh Valley housing market, should you waive inspections to land a dream home?
Allentown Morning Call
When the stakes are this high, LaSalle said he often recommends looking at the seller's disclosure and excluding some portions of a home inspection that the buyer feels has been satisfactorily checked out. In other words, not waiving the inspections ...

In hot Lehigh Valley housing market, should you waive inspections to land a dream home? - Allentown Morning Call

Home Inspection - Mon, 06/18/2018 - 03:00

Allentown Morning Call

In hot Lehigh Valley housing market, should you waive inspections to land a dream home?
Allentown Morning Call
A home is a large investment, and an inspector you trust can root out the water leaks and cracks in the foundationand save you a large headache. So most realtors say they cannot, in good conscience, recommend waiving the home inspection contingency.

Detroit Wayne Mental Health Authority moves to bring services in-house - Crain's Detroit Business

Oakland County Home Real Estate News - Thu, 06/14/2018 - 12:38

Crain's Detroit Business

Detroit Wayne Mental Health Authority moves to bring services in-house
Crain's Detroit Business
Since 1998, Michigan has operated under a federal waiver that carved out serious mental health patients and those intellectually or developmentally disabled or those with substance abuse problems from Medicaid HMOs, which manages mild behavioral ...

Home inspector's drone leads to misunderstanding in Cape Coral - Wink News

Home Inspection - Thu, 06/14/2018 - 04:24

Wink News

Home inspector's drone leads to misunderstanding in Cape Coral
Wink News
A Cape Coral woman called police after she saw spotted a drone flying over her house. It turns out the drone was for home inspection. Inspector Frank Jensen says he's not like most inspectors in the area. “Most of inspectors, for safety, they'll stand ...

Realtors question value of mandating home energy audits - The Boston Globe

Home Inspection - Wed, 06/13/2018 - 13:44

Realtors question value of mandating home energy audits
The Boston Globe
As a real estate broker who works with buyers and sellers every day, and as the 2018 president of the Massachusetts Association of Realtors, I strongly disagree with the Globe's June 6 editorial “Preventing sticker shock for home buyers.” To be clear ...

Drone misunderstanding in Cape Coral shows learning curve with rising technology - The News-Press

Home Inspection - Wed, 06/13/2018 - 11:20

The News-Press

Drone misunderstanding in Cape Coral shows learning curve with rising technology
The News-Press
Jensen said he has used a drone to take overhead pictures of homes since establishing his Coast 2 Coast Home Inspection business five years ago. He showed the 12 photographs from that inspection he took with his drone, so small it fits in the palm of ...

Proposed rental home inspection ordinance draws mixed reactions ... - News 5 Cleveland

Home Inspection - Tue, 06/12/2018 - 16:39

News 5 Cleveland

Proposed rental home inspection ordinance draws mixed reactions ...
News 5 Cleveland
EASTLAKE - Eastlake city leaders are mulling over a proposed ordinance that could create a licensing program for single-family rental homes. The current form ...

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