BC home inspector standards to be overhauled
Globe and Mail
Ms. Clark's letter directs Mr. Coleman to “implement a new home-inspector accreditation [system] to ensure consumers buying a home can be assured that their inspector is qualified and trained to help them purchase the largest investment in their lives.”.
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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
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
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
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 ...
Brett M. Dupuy
The Louisiana Record
GRETNA – A home inspector is being sued by a couple who purchased a home that allegedly had significant plumbing damage despite an inspection that did not reveal the damage. Robert Deblois and Gina Stansbury filed suit against All American Home ...
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
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 ...
Mann: Choosing from multiple home bids
Most offers to purchase real estate include an inspection contingency, which gives the buyer an opportunity to have the inspected by a licensed home inspector within a short period of time (typically 7-10 days), and a mortgage contingency, which gives ...
Safe and sound: Home maintenance saves owners and sellers money
LLOYD BLUNK/ Gazette Staff. Billings home inspector, Mike Lehman, explains the most important things to consider when having a home inspected. Home inspections help reduce the worry. With the owner gone and a “for sale” sign on the lawn, Mike and ...
Why you need a home inspection
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 ...
eSolds Announces eCertificates - The Better Way to Sell a Home
PR Web (press release)
The second is a Home Inspection Report or for condominiums, a Status Certificate provided by a Home Inspector. The Home Inspection Report is carried out by a certified home inspector that is fully insured and bonded. In order for the report to be ...
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PNC Pre-licensing for Indiana Home Inspectors Course
WESTVILLE | The Purdue University North Central Office of Graduate and Extended Learning will offer a noncredit pre-licensing course to prepare students to take the Indiana Home Inspector Examination and become licensed home inspectors in Indiana.
Navigating the homebuyers maze
Tampa Bay Newspapers
A home inspector can evaluate the physical condition of the home – the structure, construction and mechanical systems – and point out any items that need to be repaired or replaced. Ask the inspector to estimate how long major systems should last ...
U.S. News & World Report
Buying a House? Don't Make These Mistakes
U.S. News & World Report
Hodges suggests asking your real estate agent for help understanding how costly fixes will be and to grill the home inspector as well. "Buyers sometimes focus on things like carpet, but that's really a renter's mentality. They forget you can make all ...
RI Association of Realtors: Support Home Inspector Licensing!
(Source: Rhode Island Association of REALTORS) – Buying a home is the largest purchase that most of us will make in our lifetime. That's why most home buyers pay for a home inspection: to protect their investment. But what if the home inspector is ...
7 big home-buying deal breakers
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 ...
House to House
Many exterior issues are slow to evolve and if you have lived in your home for a long time, you may not notice slow changes to the structure of your home and may want to consider hiring a professional home inspector every three to five years for a ...
Disclosures of home seller need to be in writing
"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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Don't Skimp on These 4 Expenses When Buying a Home
Go Banking Rates
Many problems cannot be seen with the naked eye, and an experienced home inspector will be able to point out potentially financially devastating problems. It's better to spend the money on the inspection than to find out your home needs a new ...