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REAL ESTATE MATTERS: Bad home inspector should be investigated - Sarasota Herald-Tribune

Home Inspection - Fri, 08/11/2017 - 23:58

Sarasota Herald-Tribune

REAL ESTATE MATTERS: Bad home inspector should be investigated
Sarasota Herald-Tribune
There has been a movement over the past 10 to 15 years (or longer) by the professional home inspection industry to try to limit liability for a poor inspection to the cost of the home inspection. The damage caused by a poor inspection might cost a ...

Solano Realtors' fee rebate program brings new home owners to Vallejo - Vallejo Times Herald

Home Inspection - Fri, 08/11/2017 - 16:57

Solano Realtors' fee rebate program brings new home owners to Vallejo
Vallejo Times Herald
A new Solano Association of Realtors program designed to help bring first-time home buyers to Vallejo appears to be working, association president Linda Daraskavich said this week. The association's First-Time Home Buyer Inspection Fee Reimbursement ...

Rental inspection fee proposal up for debate following complaints ... - Kansas City Star

Home Inspection - Fri, 08/11/2017 - 14:35

Kansas City Star

Rental inspection fee proposal up for debate following complaints ...
Kansas City Star
The Kansas City Council is poised to begin debating a ballot proposal that could lead to regular rental property inspections, funded by fees on landlords.

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Fighting a Seller's Market: How to Land the Home of Your Dreams with the Best Offer - Zing! Blog by Quicken Loans (blog)

Home Inspection - Fri, 08/11/2017 - 13:02

Zing! Blog by Quicken Loans (blog)

Fighting a Seller's Market: How to Land the Home of Your Dreams with the Best Offer
Zing! Blog by Quicken Loans (blog)
For instance, most buyers will include a home inspection contingency in their offer, meaning that if the home inspection turns up serious problems, they can walk away from the home sale without losing their earnest money deposit. Many contingencies ...

First time homebuyers left with disaster home after skipping the ... - ABC Action News

Home Inspection - Thu, 08/10/2017 - 15:10

ABC Action News

First time homebuyers left with disaster home after skipping the ...
ABC Action News
First time homebuyers hoping for a happily ever after wound up living a horror story. The couple says the mobile home they purchased was advertised as well ...

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Single Family in Orlando, FL asking $635,000

Orlando Homes For Sale - Wed, 08/09/2017 - 01:58
6639 Hidden Beach Cir Orlando, FL 32819 3920 sq. ft., 4 bedrooms, 3.00 bathrooms, 20 photo(s)

Single Family in Orlando, FL asking $300,000

Orlando Homes For Sale - Wed, 08/09/2017 - 01:58
417 DECLARATION DR, ORLANDO, FL 32809 Orlando, FL 32809 2434 sq. ft., 3 bedrooms, 2.00 bathrooms, 14 photo(s)

What are some first-time homebuyer mistakes? - GoErie.com

Home Inspection - Wed, 08/09/2017 - 01:26

GoErie.com

What are some first-time homebuyer mistakes?
GoErie.com
Once a seller accepts your offer, you may be tempted to fast-forward the process and skip the home inspection, but it's important to know if the house is in solid shape. Aside from helping to identify any major structural flaws, a home inspection can ...

Home inspector, jailed on third OWI charge, still holds active state license - WTTV CBS4Indy

Home Inspection - Tue, 08/08/2017 - 20:09

WTTV CBS4Indy

Home inspector, jailed on third OWI charge, still holds active state license
WTTV CBS4Indy
INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. -- A home inspector facing complaints from customers in the Indianapolis area landed behind bars the day before a state hearing on his license. CBS4 Problem Solvers has been looking into Anthony Maxie, who runs a home inspection ...

6 mistakes home buyers make all too often | khou.com - KHOU

Home Inspection - Tue, 08/08/2017 - 18:35

KHOU

6 mistakes home buyers make all too often | khou.com
KHOU
If you avoid these common first-time homebuyer mistakes, you can sail through the process confidently, and make your first-time home-buying experience a joy ...

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BUSINESS BUZZ: Home inspector course; Entech - Sarasota Herald-Tribune

Home Inspection - Tue, 08/08/2017 - 17:26

BUSINESS BUZZ: Home inspector course; Entech
Sarasota Herald-Tribune
State College of Florida, Manatee-Sarasota will offer a Florida applied home inspection course Aug. 25-27 on the Bradenton campus. The course is designed to make the home inspection business easy to understand and should prepare students to take a ...

Single Family in Orlando, FL asking $140,000

Orlando Homes For Sale - Mon, 08/07/2017 - 01:31
2708 Hertha Ave Orlando, FL 32826 1127 sq. ft., 3 bedrooms, 1.50 bathrooms, 8 photo(s)

Dear Monty: Should we sell our home to a house flipper? - Times Herald-Record

Home Inspection - Sat, 08/05/2017 - 23:56

Dear Monty: Should we sell our home to a house flipper?
Times Herald-Record
Poor judgment, poor research, buying without a home inspection, changes in the market and other unforeseen obstacles are the cause. Like real estate agents and appraisers, they will vary on home values. Consider a flipper's statements with a grain of salt.

Home inspections: What to expect - Shreveport Times

Home Inspection - Sat, 08/05/2017 - 06:05

Shreveport Times

Home inspections: What to expect
Shreveport Times
If in the market to buy or sell a home, a home inspection is sure to be part of the process. Meant to protect both buyers and sellers, an inspection of the home, according to the Louisiana State Board of Home Inspections, is the visual examination of ...

Acreage/Land in Orlando, FL asking $169,000

Orlando Homes For Sale - Sat, 08/05/2017 - 01:55
149 E. Muriel Street Orlando, FL 32806 7250 sq. ft., 0 bedrooms, 0.00 bathrooms, 4 photo(s)

Single Family in Orlando, FL asking $239,900

Orlando Homes For Sale - Sat, 08/05/2017 - 01:55
6627 Piccadilly Ln Orlando, FL 32835 1690 sq. ft., 3 bedrooms, 2.00 bathrooms, 20 photo(s)

Ask the Realtor: Why you should fill out a 'seller's statement' - Boston.com

Home Inspection - Thu, 08/03/2017 - 17:49

Ask the Realtor: Why you should fill out a 'seller's statement'
Boston.com
If you hadn't disclosed this, and it was revealed during the home inspection, you would have wasted time with your home off the market. A second buyer may accept this fact but consider the cost of a basement drainage system when deciding what price to ...

Single Family in Orlando, FL asking $2,290

Orlando Homes For Sale - Thu, 08/03/2017 - 01:37
4930 Marbella Isle Dr Orlando, FL 32837 2437 sq. ft., 3 bedrooms, 2.50 bathrooms, 15 photo(s)
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