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Canton nursing home that man wandered from cited in inspections - The-review

Wed, 04/18/2018 - 17:22

Canton nursing home that man wandered from cited in inspections
The-review
CANTON — Inspection ratings at the nursing facility that housed a patient who wandered away and later was found dead were substandard, federal records show. The federal government website for the Department of Health and Human Services Centers for ...

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

Wed, 04/18/2018 - 08:00

The Good Men Project (blog)

Determining the Major and Minor in a Home Inspection
The Good Men Project (blog)
You might believe you have a fairly experienced eye from having bought homes in the past. By contrast, home inspectors work methodically through a set list of procedures. They delve into areas that you may have avoided, like dark, spider-infested ...

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

Tue, 04/17/2018 - 20:20

KOMO News

What every hot market home buyer should know about "review date" home sales
KOMO News
"Because you're going to have ten buyers, for most homes, and if you come in with an inpsection contingency, sellers are not going to accept it," Meister explained. Meister and other agents acknowledge it's hard on buyers. Bidding wars mean buyers must ...

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

Mon, 04/16/2018 - 08:14

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

Sun, 04/15/2018 - 22:26

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

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Home inspections smart move before buying or selling residence to check for any problem areas - Charleston Post Courier

Sat, 04/14/2018 - 14:41

Charleston Post Courier

Home inspections smart move before buying or selling residence to check for any problem areas
Charleston Post Courier
Home shopping often involves going online to check out new digs or pads, touring properties with a real estate agent, or visiting open houses — but not usually gets into rummaging around the crawl space, trying out the appliances or building a fire ...

Outdoor Home Improvement — Getting your home ready for storm season - Daily Ardmoreite

Sat, 04/14/2018 - 08:17

Daily Ardmoreite

Outdoor Home Improvement — Getting your home ready for storm season
Daily Ardmoreite
With the beginning of spring, Oklahoma now looks to the beginning of storm season, and we all know just how damaging those storms can be. Fortunately, a few proactive measures can help to minimize the damage nature's fury can inflict. Mike Smiley has ...

Barry Stone, Seller Refuses to Make Repairs - NewsOK.com

Sat, 04/14/2018 - 03:03

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Barry Stone, Seller Refuses to Make Repairs
NewsOK.com
DEAR BARRY: I just received the inspection report from my home inspector, but I'm wondering if it was worth it. He did a thorough job and found a long list of problems with the electrical wiring, the forced-air furnace and the roof. But when I asked ...
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Median-Priced Homes Not Affordable For Average Wage Earners In 68 Percent Of US Housing MarketsPR Newswire
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The California Real Estate Inspection Association (CREIA) Urges ... - PR Newswire (press release)

Fri, 04/13/2018 - 13:50

The California Real Estate Inspection Association (CREIA) Urges ...
PR Newswire (press release)
ORANGE COUNTY, Calif., April 13, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- The State of California does not license home inspectors. CREIA takes the lead in requiring adherence to CREIA's Code of Ethics & Standards of Practice. CREIA members have been successfully setting ...

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Rental homes connected to Arrington never registered in city's inspection program - erienewsnow.com

Thu, 04/12/2018 - 19:58

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Rental homes connected to Arrington never registered in city's inspection program
erienewsnow.com
Two rental properties owned by the husband of Erie City Council President Sonya Arrington are not registered in the city's rental inspection program despite the city losing hundreds of thousands of dollars from that program, records show. Sonya's ...

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Flipped home becomes a nightmare for buyer - WCPO

Thu, 04/12/2018 - 19:57

WCPO

Flipped home becomes a nightmare for buyer
WCPO
"I've spent $5,000 on repairs," she said, and an inspector has told her that needs a new $7,000 roof, because it's sagging in spots, indicating rotting beams beneath it (there is no open attic where roof beams could be inspected). "Masked Money Pits ...

United States Home Inspectors Association (USHIA) Certifies ... - Digital Journal

Thu, 04/12/2018 - 08:30

United States Home Inspectors Association (USHIA) Certifies ...
Digital Journal
Home buyers searching for a reputable home inspection professional in the Land O'Lakes Florida area will now find Emerald Inspection Service approved by the USHIALAND O'LAKES, FL - APRIL 12, 2018 - The United States Home Inspectors Association (USHIA ...

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Real Estate Advice: How to find a good home inspector - News ... - Wicked Local

Thu, 04/12/2018 - 07:09

Real Estate Advice: How to find a good home inspector - News ...
Wicked Local
Q: What do I need to know about finding a good home inspector?A: The first thing you need to know is that you should always make an offer to purchase a home, either a condo or single-family home, contingent upon a “satisfactory home inspection.” A home ...

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Fitch St. home where fire fatally injured 4 was unregistered, uninspected rental - Syracuse.com

Thu, 04/12/2018 - 05:08

Syracuse.com

Fitch St. home where fire fatally injured 4 was unregistered, uninspected rental
Syracuse.com
SYRACUSE, N.Y. -- The owner of a Fitch Street home that erupted in flames last week, killing four people, failed to notify the city he had rented the home to the family, according to a Syracuse city official. If the home had been registered as a rental ...

Mom's signature forged for bogus inspection at NYCHA home; her kid later found with lead poisoning - New York Daily News

Thu, 04/12/2018 - 01:00

New York Daily News

Mom's signature forged for bogus inspection at NYCHA home; her kid later found with lead poisoning
New York Daily News
Two days after Honan told Hunt lead was gone from Ingersoll, state health inspectors showed up at the request of Gov. Cuomo and found lead paint dust in the living room, kitchen, hallway and two bedrooms — including one where her children slept. In ...

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Is an All-Cash Offer on a House Always a Good Idea? The True Risks and Rewards - Realtor.com News

Wed, 04/11/2018 - 12:52

Realtor.com News

Is an All-Cash Offer on a House Always a Good Idea? The True Risks and Rewards
Realtor.com News
Ah, the all-cash offer. If you're a home buyer with this ace up your sleeve, you probably have a swagger in your step as you tour homes, looking for the perfect property. Home sellers swoon over all-cash offers for one simple reason: It means there's ...

HouseMaster Marks National Home Inspection Month With 5 Key ... - PR Newswire (press release)

Tue, 04/10/2018 - 05:35

HouseMaster Marks National Home Inspection Month With 5 Key ...
PR Newswire (press release)
SOMERVILLE, N.J., April 10, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- HouseMaster, the first and one of the largest home inspection franchisors in North America, reminds first-time home buyers that a professional home inspection can not only provide a great education about ...

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Ten years of blogging - StarTribune.com - Minneapolis Star Tribune (blog)

Tue, 04/10/2018 - 03:22

Ten years of blogging - StarTribune.com
Minneapolis Star Tribune (blog)
With this blog post, I have officially been blogging about home inspections for over ten years.

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Trash, Electrical Hazards in Homes - FireEngineering.com

Mon, 04/09/2018 - 11:20

FireEngineering.com

Trash, Electrical Hazards in Homes
FireEngineering.com
Trash around the house and negligence with electricity are still the chief home fire hazards that can be uncovered by brief inspections, it was revealed by the Miami Fire Department's latest home fire safety inspection campaign. But carelessness with ...