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Fraudulent home inspector revealed - Chicago Daily Herald

Google Home Inspector News - Fri, 12/06/2013 - 07:14

Fraudulent home inspector revealed
Chicago Daily Herald
Q. I recently purchased a home that has turned into a nightmare of undisclosed problems. The home inspector, who was chosen by the Realtor, is totally dishonest, as I'll explain. The home inspection included environmental tests for radon, mold and ...

What you need to know before hiring a home inspector - Waterloo Record

Google Home Inspector News - Thu, 12/05/2013 - 19:14

What you need to know before hiring a home inspector
Waterloo Record
Homeownership is without a doubt one of the biggest investments you will make in your life. Buying a home can be an exciting time, but it is also one of the more stressful times you will encounter. Whether you are buying your first home, upgrading as ...

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How to select a home inspector - Washington Post (blog)

Google Home Inspector News - Wed, 12/04/2013 - 10:35

Washington Post (blog)

How to select a home inspector
Washington Post (blog)
You should be aware that you can interview and select your own home inspector. You should also have a good basic idea of what to expect from your home inspector whether you hire one yourself or just go with the one your real estate agent recommends.

5 myths about home inspections - Philly.com

Google Home Inspector News - Tue, 12/03/2013 - 11:00

Philly.com

5 myths about home inspections
Philly.com
Considering that a home purchase is one of the biggest investments you'll ever make, it's smart to enlist the help of a professional home inspector prior to buying a property. However, many buyers aren't aware of what to expect from the inspection and ...
Home selling advice: pre-market inspection for a home saleToronto NewsFIX

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Is your home inspector working for you or for your real estate agent? - Buffalo News

Google Home Inspector News - Mon, 12/02/2013 - 05:06

Is your home inspector working for you or for your real estate agent?
Buffalo News
Home inspectors and real estate agents work together, but not always for the best interest of the homebuyer, says Bruce McClure, a Toronto-based licensed home inspector and author of “Buy or Run: I'm a Real Home Inspector, Not a TV Celebrity!” Too many ...

Home inspector loses, carpet cleaner wins cases over online comments - Lincoln Journal Star

Google Home Inspector News - Thu, 11/28/2013 - 22:06

Home inspector loses, carpet cleaner wins cases over online comments
Lincoln Journal Star
Two Lancaster County judges handed down rulings last week in separate civil cases that sprang from online comments. But the decisions — one in a case brought against a Seward real estate agent who called a housing inspector an idiot on a listserv and ...
Neb. lawsuit filed over 'idiot' comment dismissedBeatrice Daily Sun

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This Home Inspector is Thankful for Warm Boots - Minneapolis Star Tribune

Google Home Inspector News - Thu, 11/28/2013 - 11:44

This Home Inspector is Thankful for Warm Boots
Minneapolis Star Tribune
I still remember when I decided I was done with cold toes; it was about five years ago in January with the high temperature of the day below zero. I had several Truth-in-Sale of Housing Evaluations scheduled back-to-back; all were bank owned properties ...

Who should pay for home inspector's damage? - Chicago Daily Herald

Google Home Inspector News - Fri, 11/22/2013 - 06:28

Who should pay for home inspector's damage?
Chicago Daily Herald
When a home inspector tests a whirlpool tub, he should watch the system while it is operating to check for leaks and other functional or safety-related problems. When he is through with that part of the inspection, the pump should be turned off, and ...

Home inspector delivers report too late for sale - Chicago Daily Herald

Google Home Inspector News - Fri, 11/15/2013 - 12:06

Home inspector delivers report too late for sale
Chicago Daily Herald
Q. I recently purchased a home and hired a home inspector while there was still time to negotiate with the seller. But the inspector took four days to prepare the inspection report, and by that time the negotiation period under contract had expired. My ...

Horrors! Scenes from a Home Inspector's No-No Book: - Oneonta Daily Star

Google Home Inspector News - Mon, 11/11/2013 - 22:36

Horrors! Scenes from a Home Inspector's No-No Book:
Oneonta Daily Star
As a home inspector, once you step foot inside a home to inspect it for a customer, there's usually a surprise or two awaiting. Because when a homeowner faces an "issue," they take it upon themselves to fix it. There are good fixes, workarounds and ...

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