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What is E and O Insurance for Home Inspectors - Live Insurance News

Sat, 07/06/2013 - 07:00

What is E and O Insurance for Home Inspectors
Live Insurance News
When a home inspector overlooks some element of a home inspection and then later, because of his error, damage results, whose fault is it? In almost every case, a court will decide that the inspector is liable for the damage. Errors and omissions ...

Builder has limited liability to subsequent buyers - Arizona Republic

Fri, 07/05/2013 - 20:35

Builder has limited liability to subsequent buyers
Arizona Republic
Therefore, if you had a home inspection four years ago when you purchased your home and there was no evidence of soil-settling problems, you should have a right to file a lawsuit for damages against your builder. You are first required, however, to ...

How To Get Multiple Offers On Your Home - Forbes

Fri, 07/05/2013 - 16:09

How To Get Multiple Offers On Your Home
Forbes
Joyner has even seen buyers bring a home inspector or contractor with them to a first or second showing to look at structural issues and help the buyer make a fast decision, without a home inspection contingency. Pay cash. “The best offer for a seller ...

Ask Your Home Inspector: State keeps its eye on home inspectors - Wausau Daily Herald

Fri, 07/05/2013 - 04:35

Ask Your Home Inspector: State keeps its eye on home inspectors
Wausau Daily Herald
The first test is the State of Wisconsin Standard of Practice, which covers general requirements, and mechanical and structural components included in a home inspection. You are tested in what should and should not be in the contents of a home ...

Everyday People: Home inspector stays nimble on the job - OregonLive.com

Wed, 07/03/2013 - 11:11

Everyday People: Home inspector stays nimble on the job
OregonLive.com
The crawlspace, he says, is the most important part of a home inspection. He always saves that for last. "That's where your house basically starts," he says. "If there are major issues, you can usually find them there." The Wullbrandts' crawlspace is ...

New data services provides consumers with detailed home reports - Housing Wire

Tue, 07/02/2013 - 13:47

New data services provides consumers with detailed home reports
Housing Wire
He added, "When finalizing a contract on a home, inspection reports often threaten closings too late in the process, and can miss hidden red flags like mold, fire and flood damage, or even meth labs, sink holes, earthquake fault lines and other hazards.
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West Milford home inspector tells sellers what they need to know - NorthJersey.com

Mon, 07/01/2013 - 00:10

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West Milford home inspector tells sellers what they need to know
NorthJersey.com
Radon testing, insect inspections, chimney assessment…oh, my! These are just part of a routine day for Mark E. Noble, owner of West Milford's Nobility Home Inspection Services. But for homeowners selling their home, a home inspection doesn't have to ...

Free Home Fire Inspection for Hopkins Residents - KSTP.com

Sun, 06/30/2013 - 10:37

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Free Home Fire Inspection for Hopkins Residents
KSTP.com
Hopkins residents can get a free home inspection by fire officials. The Hopkins Fire Department has received a Fire Prevention and Safety Grant from the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) that allows the department to conduct free home fire ...

Why you need a home inspection - Illinois Times

Fri, 06/28/2013 - 20:26

Why you need a home inspection
Illinois Times
Hiring an inspector is a “makes sense” thing, says Steve Ramos, owner of Envirovue Home Inspection in Petaluma, Calif., and featured certified home inspector on the HGTV program House Detectives. Ramos lays it out, simply: A buyer is going to pay a few ...

Ask the Expert: How to Prepare for a Home Inspection - RisMedia.com (press release)

Tue, 06/25/2013 - 15:36

Ask the Expert: How to Prepare for a Home Inspection
RisMedia.com (press release)
Today's expert Q & A is with David R. Leopold, owner of Pillar To Post Home Inspection located in Fairfield County, Conn. Q: What can homeowners do to prevent delays, uncomfortable situations and return visits as they go through the process of ...

WIN Home Inspection Honors Veterans Year Long - PR Newswire (press release)

Tue, 06/25/2013 - 10:02

WIN Home Inspection Honors Veterans Year Long
PR Newswire (press release)
The campaign to hire and recruit 75,000 veterans and their spouses, along with 5,000 Wounded Warriors, inspired the WIN Home Inspection team to create "WIN for America", a program to honor veterans. By awarding qualified veterans the opportunity to ...

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WIN Home Inspection Honors Veterans Year Long - MarketWatch (press release)

Tue, 06/25/2013 - 10:01

WIN Home Inspection Honors Veterans Year Long
MarketWatch (press release)
MADISON, Ala., June 25, 2013 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ -- In the fall of 2010, "Operation Enduring Opportunity" was taking shape within the International Franchise Association (IFA). The campaign to hire and recruit 75,000 veterans and their spouses, ...

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The House Detective: Buyer didn't read the inspection report - NewsOK.com

Sat, 06/22/2013 - 00:10

The House Detective: Buyer didn't read the inspection report
NewsOK.com
DEAR BARRY: In the excitement of buying my first home, I glanced over the stacks of paperwork and never even read the home inspection report. Instead, I trusted my agent's opinion that there were no major problems. Big mistake! Now I've got a leaky ...

Realtor View: Inspections might reveal some imperfections in 'perfect' home - Houston Chronicle

Fri, 06/21/2013 - 12:54

Realtor View: Inspections might reveal some imperfections in 'perfect' home
Houston Chronicle
A home inspection can spare you from surprises after you buy. After crunching the numbers, searching your favorite neighborhoods, and weighing the pros and cons of each property you've seen, you've chosen a house that seems like the perfect fit for you.

How to Get the Most Value From Your Home Inspection - Fox Business

Mon, 06/17/2013 - 08:29

How to Get the Most Value From Your Home Inspection
Fox Business
Most of the time a home inspection is only the second or third time a buyer has walked through the property — and probably the first time with a few hours to really look around. This is the most expensive purchase you will ever make. Doesn't it make ...

Real Estate Rebound Creates Opportunity for Success with A Buyer's Choice ... - PR Web (press release)

Thu, 06/13/2013 - 10:12

Real Estate Rebound Creates Opportunity for Success with A Buyer's Choice ...
PR Web (press release)
Entrepreneurs who are purchasing A Buyer's Choice Home Inspection franchises are seeing great developments in the home industry and are reaping the benefits. I wanted to be my own boss again, and everything I saw that they offered, and the value in the ...

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How to Get a Home Inspection Even If the Seller Says No - TheStreet.com

Thu, 06/13/2013 - 09:03

How to Get a Home Inspection Even If the Seller Says No
TheStreet.com
How to Get a Home Inspection Even If the Seller Says No. BY Jeff Brown | 06/13/13 - 10:00 AM EDT. Tweet. Comment. Link. See what Jim Cramer and Stephanie Link are trading today. NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- Buying a home typically follows a familiar ...

Tewksbury Township plans to get out of home inspection business - Hunterdon County Democrat - NJ.com

Wed, 06/12/2013 - 17:12

Tewksbury Township plans to get out of home inspection business
Hunterdon County Democrat - NJ.com
Tewksbury Township plans to get out of home inspection business. Print · Lillian Shupe/Hunterdon County Democrat By Lillian Shupe/Hunterdon County Democrat Hunterdon County Democrat Email the author on June 12, 2013 at 6:10 PM. View/Post ...

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Home inspection cost should never deter prospective buyers - Newsday

Tue, 06/11/2013 - 23:24

Newsday

Home inspection cost should never deter prospective buyers
Newsday
"Getting a home inspection is the best money a buyer spends, even if they end up not buying the home," says Dominic Cardone, a regional vice president for the National Association of Realtors. While some buyers might balk because of the extra cost, ...

Entrepreneur brings home inspection business to Mississauga - Mississauga

Tue, 06/11/2013 - 16:26

Entrepreneur brings home inspection business to Mississauga
Mississauga
MISSISSAUGA — A Buyer's Choice Home Inspections, a Nova Scotia-based company with nearly 120 branches across Canada, has arrived in Mississauga. The local franchise is being opened with entrepreneur Marty McIntyre at the helm. McIntyre says he ...