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

Google Home Inspector News - Sat, 07/06/2013 - 5:00am

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 ...

Ask the Inspector: Credentials - Leader-Telegram

Google Home Inspector News - Fri, 07/05/2013 - 10:00pm

Ask the Inspector: Credentials
Leader-Telegram
You should feel fortunate to live in Wisconsin. Some states do not require inspectors to be licensed. Duerkop is a licensed home inspector and serves as president and education director of the Wisconsin Association of Home Inspectors for the central ...

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

Google Home Inspector News - Fri, 07/05/2013 - 2:35am

Ask Your Home Inspector: State keeps its eye on home inspectors
Wausau Daily Herald
When selecting a home inspector, never choose by the price. Prices might range all over the board on a standard inspection. Ask how many years of experience the inspector has, whether he or she is licensed and whether he or she belongs to any home ...

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

Google Home Inspector News - Wed, 07/03/2013 - 9:11am

Everyday People: Home inspector stays nimble on the job
OregonLive.com
He trained as a home inspector through the National Institute of Building Inspectors and worked for a franchise for six years before starting his own business, Eagle Eye Inspections. Giblin's construction days taught him a lot about how to build a home ...

Home inspector gets ASHI certification - Herald & Review

Google Home Inspector News - Mon, 07/01/2013 - 5:08am

Home inspector gets ASHI certification
Herald & Review
Home inspector gets ASHI certification. Print Email. 2013-07-01T07:00:00Z Home inspector gets ASHI certification Herald-Review.com. July 01, 2013 7:00 am. (0) Comments. DECATUR — Jason Warnick of Pristine Inspections & Testing, a local firm that ...

West Milford home inspector tells sellers what they need to know - NorthJersey.com

Google Home Inspector News - Sun, 06/30/2013 - 10:10pm

NorthJersey.com

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 ...

RI Association of Realtors: Support Home Inspector Licensing! - LoanSafe

Google Home Inspector News - Mon, 06/24/2013 - 11:13am

RI Association of Realtors: Support Home Inspector Licensing!
LoanSafe
But what if the home inspector is unqualified and misses obvious signs of termite damage, flooding, an unsafe furnace or a roof on the verge of collapse? Home inspectors are not licensed in RI. This means that choosing a home inspector is like playing ...

7 big home-buying deal breakers - Houston Chronicle

Google Home Inspector News - Mon, 06/24/2013 - 7:14am

Houston Chronicle

7 big home-buying deal breakers
Houston Chronicle
Some homes on the market have problems—big, expensive problems that are beyond the expertise of your typical DIYer. That's why it's essential to have a home inspector give it a thorough once-over before buying. If he or she finds any of these seven ...

Disclosures of home seller need to be in writing - Rochester YNN

Google Home Inspector News - Sun, 06/23/2013 - 2:04am

Disclosures of home seller need to be in writing
Rochester YNN
"A home inspector is there for two hours and they do a real prudent job, but it's hard to find every single thing, particularly, you know in a finished basement, you can't see the walls, there are a lot of things that can't be seen. So, it really ...

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Do you need a psychic or medium as well as an inspector when you buy real ... - Toronto Star

Google Home Inspector News - Fri, 06/21/2013 - 3:01pm

Toronto Star

Do you need a psychic or medium as well as an inspector when you buy real ...
Toronto Star
Not many of us would hire a psychic or medium to accompany a home inspector if we were considering an offer to buy a house. Is that mould behind the wall, or goo from a goblin? But if those sorts of issues matter to you, whether for matters of religion ...

Verena Robinson Helps Clients Find Homes in San Diego's Most Prestigious ... - SBWire (press release)

LA Home Inspector - Fri, 06/21/2013 - 12:20pm

Verena Robinson Helps Clients Find Homes in San Diego's Most Prestigious ...
SBWire (press release)
San Diego, CA -- (SBWIRE) -- 06/21/2013 -- With more than eight years of experience serving the real estate needs of clients in Los Angeles, San Diego, Mammoth Lakes, and Carlsbad California, Verena Robinson and the Robinson Realty Group is pleased to ...

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

Google Home Inspector News - Fri, 06/21/2013 - 10:54am

Realtor View: Inspections might reveal some imperfections in 'perfect' home
Houston Chronicle
A licensed home inspector can provide a good assessment of the overall condition of the house and its parts. As a buyer, here's what you need to know about getting a home inspection. A home inspection is a visual examination of the structure and ...

Home inspector: Ventilation in the attic is a must - Wausau Daily Herald

Google Home Inspector News - Fri, 06/21/2013 - 2:32am

Home inspector: Ventilation in the attic is a must
Wausau Daily Herald
Rich Duerkop of American Sentry Home Inspection is a state-licensed home inspector and president and education director of the Wisconsin Association of Home Inspectors, Central Wisconsin Chapter. He can be reached at 715-241-8222 or by email at ...

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IRS streamlines calculations for the home-office deduction - Chicago Daily Herald

Google Home Inspector News - Fri, 06/21/2013 - 12:39am

IRS streamlines calculations for the home-office deduction
Chicago Daily Herald
Q. We are buying our first home, and we followed your advice to make the offer contingent upon the property receiving a satisfactory report from a professional home inspector. Should the inspection be made before or after the lender's appraisal? A. It ...

Carson Dunlop Partners with Ratesheet.ca - PR Web (press release)

Google Home Inspector News - Fri, 06/21/2013 - 12:33am

Carson Dunlop Partners with Ratesheet.ca
PR Web (press release)
... Inspection companies in North America that leverages their extensive technical knowledge across six integrated business lines – Home Inspection, Commercial Inspection, Report Writing, Energy Audits, Home Inspector Training and Continuing Education.

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

Google Home Inspector News - Mon, 06/17/2013 - 6:29am

How to Get the Most Value From Your Home Inspection
Fox Business
Once an offer on a property is accepted, most buyers hire a professional home inspector to assess the condition of the home. The inspector will write a detailed report for the buyer to use in deciding how to proceed with the se. Should the buyer cancel ...

Hire an inspector to avoid home buying horrors - Sioux City Journal

Google Home Inspector News - Fri, 06/14/2013 - 10:12pm

Hire an inspector to avoid home buying horrors
Sioux City Journal
With a 5/1 ARM, the rate is fixed for five years and adjusted annually thereafter. (Reach writer Susan Ladika at editors@bankrate.com. Distributed by Scripps Howard News Service, www.shns.com.) Tags. Home Inspector, Bankrate.com · View (0) Comments ...

Home inspector overlooked furnace problem - Chicago Daily Herald

Google Home Inspector News - Fri, 06/14/2013 - 2:53am

Home inspector overlooked furnace problem
Chicago Daily Herald
Q. Before we bought our home, we hired an ASHI certified home inspector. We were with him for most of the inspection, but he didn't spend much time looking at the furnace, and now we have a major problem. The inspection report says the system is ...

Home Inspector: Half of all decks in "failure" mode, risk collapse - WGCL Atlanta

Google Home Inspector News - Thu, 06/13/2013 - 4:09pm

Home Inspector: Half of all decks in "failure" mode, risk collapse
WGCL Atlanta
Half of the country's 40 million house decks pose a safety danger and may not be covered by homeowner insurance policies, according to a code certified home inspector. Stan Garnet, of Inspector Associates, Inc. of Atlanta, said decks built in the 1990s ...

Home Improvement Tips for Buyers and Sellers - The Jewish Voice

Google Home Inspector News - Wed, 06/12/2013 - 9:53am

Home Improvement Tips for Buyers and Sellers
The Jewish Voice
Because the industry is unregulated, be wary when hiring a home inspector. Protect yourself with these tips from, Pillar To Post, the nation's largest home inspection franchise: Get referrals from family, friends, your real estate agent and contractors ...

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