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

Home Inspection - 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

Home Inspection - 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.

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

Home Inspection - 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

Home Inspection - 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)

Home Inspection - 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

Home Inspection - 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

Home Inspection - 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 ...

Korean War-era love letters found in Mesa attic by home inspector - AZFamily

Home Inspection - Mon, 11/26/2018 - 23:17

AZFamily

Korean War-era love letters found in Mesa attic by home inspector
AZFamily
MESA, AZ (3TV/CBS 5) - A dozen love letters between a Navy seaman and his wife were found in an attic during a home inspection in Mesa. The letters were found at 6513 E. El Paso Street, a vacant home that is under a remodel. Negatives of old ...

Home Inspections: What to Expect - CapeGazette.com

Home Inspection - Mon, 11/26/2018 - 19:56

CapeGazette.com

Home Inspections: What to Expect
CapeGazette.com
So you made an offer, it was accepted, and now your next task is to have the home inspected prior to closing. Oftentimes, agents make your offer contingent on the home inspection. This contingency allows you to renegotiate the purchase price, ask the ...

Weeks after Hurricane Michael, Anderson couple pitch a tent, help a Florida family recover - Anderson Independent Mail

Home Inspection - Mon, 11/26/2018 - 05:00
Weeks after Hurricane Michael, Anderson couple pitch a tent, help a Florida family recover  Anderson Independent Mail

The Anderson Independent Mail joined the couple in Callaway, Florida, during their volunteer trip, their third this hurricane season, to help victims.

Weeks after Hurricane Michael, Anderson couple pitch a tent, help a Florida family recover - Anderson Independent Mail

Home Inspection - Mon, 11/26/2018 - 01:00
Weeks after Hurricane Michael, Anderson couple pitch a tent, help a Florida family recover  Anderson Independent Mail

The Anderson Independent Mail joined the couple in Callaway, Florida, during their volunteer trip, their third this hurricane season, to help victims.

REAL ESTATE: REAL TIME | Realtime - The Daily Progress

Home Inspection - Sun, 11/25/2018 - 01:00
REAL ESTATE: REAL TIME | Realtime  The Daily Progress

I have been in real estate for over 35 years and I have worked in five states. I wanted to be able to help put our three children through college and not have the ...

Brannen — Gilmer - Statesboro Herald

Home Inspection - Sat, 11/24/2018 - 22:07

Statesboro Herald

Brannen — Gilmer
Statesboro Herald
Mr. and Mrs. Milton Brannen of Portal announce the engagement of their daughter, Jodi Elizabeth Brannen, to Richard Hamilton Gilmer, son of Mrs. Elizabeth Gilmer and the late James Richard "Ricky" Gilmer. The bride-elect is the granddaughter of Rafe ...

Do mortgage lenders have minimum mortgage amounts? - The Mortgage Reports (blog)

Home Inspection - Sat, 11/24/2018 - 05:37

The Mortgage Reports (blog)

Do mortgage lenders have minimum mortgage amounts?
The Mortgage Reports (blog)
That's because many of those closing costs are fixed — or are disproportionately expensive — for small advances. Your home inspection, title search, appraisal … they and some other costs are all proportionately more expensive the less you're borrowing.

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Comparing methods for exterminating termites - Chicago Daily Herald

Home Inspection - Fri, 11/23/2018 - 01:00
Comparing methods for exterminating termites  Chicago Daily Herald

Q. A friend told me a termite inspection is required by law when you sell a home. Now that I'm preparing to put my house on the market, I need to know if this is ...

Comparing methods for exterminating termites - Chicago Daily Herald

Home Inspection - Fri, 11/23/2018 - 01:00
Comparing methods for exterminating termites  Chicago Daily Herald

Q. A friend told me a termite inspection is required by law when you sell a home. Now that I'm preparing to put my house on the market, I need to know if this is ...

Nearly Half of Homeowners Hit with Surprise Repairs - The Source Weekly (press release) (blog)

Home Inspection - Wed, 11/21/2018 - 16:46

The Source Weekly (press release) (blog)

Nearly Half of Homeowners Hit with Surprise Repairs
The Source Weekly (press release) (blog)
The first is to make sure that a provision for a professional home inspection is included in the offer. It's not uncommon for the home inspection report to come back with a list of numerous repairs, and for the owner to complete the repairs prior to ...

HouseMaster Presents Austin Cup Award to Brad and Kathy Horstman of Sioux Falls - Franchising.com

Home Inspection - Wed, 11/21/2018 - 07:08
HouseMaster Presents Austin Cup Award to Brad and Kathy Horstman of Sioux Falls  Franchising.com

South Dakota franchise owners recognized for their commitment to HouseMaster, receive award named in honor of founder Ken Austin, a home inspection ...

Home Integrity now offers Finest Pre-Purchase Home Inspections in Perth! - Press Release - Digital Journal

Home Inspection - Wed, 11/21/2018 - 02:22
Home Integrity now offers Finest Pre-Purchase Home Inspections in Perth! - Press Release  Digital Journal

Pre-Purchase Building/Property Inspection *Service* in Perth | Home IntegrityHome integrity offers complete and comprehensive design for pre-purchase home ...

What is a short sale and how to avoid common mistakes - Bankrate.com

Home Inspection - Wed, 11/21/2018 - 01:00
What is a short sale and how to avoid common mistakes  Bankrate.com

Put succinctly, a short sale is when a house is sold for less than what the homeowner owes on it, and the lender does not get all of its money back. A short sale ...

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