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What to expect when you're inspecting - Quad-City Times - Quad City Times

Sun, 05/19/2013 - 09:43

What to expect when you're inspecting - Quad-City Times
Quad City Times
While contractors and tradespeople might be able to offer advice on what needs fixing and the best solution, a good home inspector is in the position to offer an unbiased opinion, said Tom Kruse, the owner of Professional Home Inspections in Holmen, Wis.

Sound Off: How do I find a home inspector? - San Francisco Chronicle

Fri, 05/17/2013 - 22:19

San Francisco Chronicle

Sound Off: How do I find a home inspector?
San Francisco Chronicle
Q: How do I find a great home inspector? A: We believe that a great home inspector - and a great home inspection - is the key to a successful real estate transaction. So how do you find a good inspector? Call a few real estate agents and ask who they ...

Plumber disagrees with home inspector - Chicago Daily Herald

Fri, 05/17/2013 - 10:17

Plumber disagrees with home inspector
Chicago Daily Herald
Q. I am a real estate broker and am trying to resolve a difference of opinion between my plumber and my favorite home inspector. The inspector routinely cites water heaters that are installed without a drain pan, especially when the water heater is on ...

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Common Sources of Ceiling Stains - Minneapolis Star Tribune

Thu, 05/16/2013 - 10:08

Common Sources of Ceiling Stains
Minneapolis Star Tribune
When a home inspector finds a suspicious ceiling stain, they'll typically use a moisture meter to help determine whether it's an active leak or not. The video clip below shows me using the non-invasive feature of a moisture meter to confirm that the ...

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Ask Adam: Preparing for a Home Inspection - ARL now

Tue, 05/14/2013 - 19:34

Ask Adam: Preparing for a Home Inspection
ARL now
A professional home inspector will go from room to room testing the heating, air-conditioning, plumbing, electrical, appliances and smoke detectors. He or she will also evaluate the structure, roof, interior and exterior of the home. What the home ...

Tonight on CBS4 News: Is your home inspector qualified? - Denver Business Journal

Tue, 05/14/2013 - 16:19

Tonight on CBS4 News: Is your home inspector qualified?
Denver Business Journal
But did you know in Colorado inspectors don't need to be licensed? Anyone can claim to be a home inspector and charge hundreds of dollars for their work. Tonight (Monday, May 13) on CBS4 News at 10 p.m.: Is the house you're buying safe? And should we ...

Make Sure Home Inspectors Are Qualified Before Making A Hire - CBS Local

Tue, 05/14/2013 - 04:25

Make Sure Home Inspectors Are Qualified Before Making A Hire
CBS Local
“The phone just keeps ringing, so it's good,” home inspector Evan Hughes said. Hughes is booked with inspections all across the Denver metro area. Realtors give him high marks for his attention to detail. But inspectors aren't licensed by the state and ...

Neil Legatt starts Insight Home Inspection - In-Forum

Sat, 05/11/2013 - 05:19

Neil Legatt starts Insight Home Inspection
In-Forum
Neil Legatt, a licensed home inspector, has started Insight Home Inspection servicing the Fargo-Moorhead and surrounding communities, including the lakes area. By: Forum staff reports , INFORUM. Neil Legatt, a licensed home inspector, has started ...

Ask the Inspector: Spring check-up - Leader-Telegram

Sat, 05/11/2013 - 05:09

Ask the Inspector: Spring check-up
Leader-Telegram
... central air-conditioner to make sure everything is functioning properly. Duerkop is a licensed home inspector and serves as president and education director of the Wisconsin Association of Home Inspectors for the central and northern Wisconsin ...

Consumer alert: Is your home inspector licensed? - Providence Eyewitness News

Sat, 05/11/2013 - 02:04

Consumer alert: Is your home inspector licensed?
Providence Eyewitness News
A Rhode Island state law enacted in 1999 created a separate home inspector licensing law requiring all home inspectors to be licensed. As part of the law, all home inspectors were also required to maintain $250,000 of liability insurance, pass the ...

Home inspector: new homebuyer afraid of gas appliances - Chicago Daily Herald

Fri, 05/10/2013 - 09:21

Home inspector: new homebuyer afraid of gas appliances
Chicago Daily Herald
Second, the gas company should perform a routine safety inspection of all gas-burning fixtures before you close escrow. Aside from the conditions that would be reported by a home inspector, the gas company will ensure proper adjustment of the burners ...

Home Improvement Tips for Buyers and Sellers - Biddeford Journal Tribune

Thu, 05/09/2013 - 09:41

Home Improvement Tips for Buyers and Sellers
Biddeford Journal Tribune
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 ...

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Home Improvement Tips for Buyers and Sellers - Dubuque Telegraph Herald

Thu, 05/09/2013 - 07:49

Home Improvement Tips for Buyers and Sellers
Dubuque Telegraph Herald
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 ...

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Home inspection firm formed - Caymanian Compass

Wed, 05/08/2013 - 05:04

Home inspection firm formed
Caymanian Compass
Mr. Salvi was trained by the American Home Inspector Training Institute in Florida. During a home buyer inspection, a professional home inspector comes to the home the buyer is thinking about buying. He does a thorough inspection, which lasts anywhere ...

The value of a 'home inspector' for IT acquisitions - FCW.com

Tue, 05/07/2013 - 17:01

The value of a 'home inspector' for IT acquisitions
FCW.com
My wife and I recently went through the stressful process of buying a home, in the course of which we hired a home inspector. The inspector had no conflicts of interest, came with excellent past-performance references and was a subject-matter expert in ...

Should Minn. require licenses for home inspectors? - KARE

Tue, 05/07/2013 - 03:09

Should Minn. require licenses for home inspectors?
KARE
Krinke has poured tens of thousands of dollars into her home in Vadnais Heights -- money she never expected to spend when she bought it last spring. She blames her home inspector, the person she hired to check out the home before she closed the deal.

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Minnesota does not have a statewide licensing program for home inspectors ... - KARE

Tue, 05/07/2013 - 03:09

Minnesota does not have a statewide licensing program for home inspectors ...
KARE
Krinke has poured tens of thousands of dollars into her home in Vadnais Heights -- money she never expected to spend when she bought it last spring. She blames her home inspector, the person she hired to check out the home before she closed the deal.

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Home inspector: Tenant gets bedroom with no window - Chicago Daily Herald

Thu, 05/02/2013 - 21:41

Home inspector: Tenant gets bedroom with no window
Chicago Daily Herald
Q. I just rented a bedroom in a 5-bedroom apartment. I initially put down a deposit for one of the larger bedrooms, one that had windows and a closet. But when I moved in, the only bedroom that hadn't been rented was the one with no window and no closet.

What to expect when you're inspecting - Elko Daily Free Press - Elko Daily Free Press

Thu, 05/02/2013 - 05:21

What to expect when you're inspecting - Elko Daily Free Press
Elko Daily Free Press
While contractors and trades people might be able to offer advice on what needs fixing and the best solution, a good home inspector is in the position to offer an unbiased opinion, said Tom Kruse, owner of Professional Home Inspections in Holmen, Wis.

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Home inspection - Sherwood Park News

Tue, 04/30/2013 - 05:08

Home inspection
Sherwood Park News
To qualify for a licence, inspectors must have successfully completed training from an educational institution approved by the provincial government and pass a test inspection, or hold a Certified Master Inspector or Registered Home Inspector designation.