Home Inspection News


Washington Post

Make sure you understand terms of service before paying a home inspector
Washington Post
I was buying a house and hired a home inspector. We went through the whole inspection, and I even paid him his fee. Then he gave me a form that indicated that he would not give me the written report unless I signed a document. The document stated that ...

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Lansing State Journal

Top home inspection deal breakers
Lansing State Journal
A home inspection can be stressful for both parties. Almost every inspection comes back with at least some sort of repair and, most often, those problems are minor and easy enough to negotiate. However, there are some deal breakers that can cause ...

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Realtor.com News

6 Shocking Things Your Home Inspector Won't Check
Realtor.com News
Home inspectors are quite thorough. Before you buy a house, they'll scrutinize things you never thought to look at in your many walk-throughs, from cracks in stucco to how well the toilet flushes. In fact, their checklists include over 1,600 features ...

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Green Bay Press Gazette

Seller can bring clarity to home inspection
Green Bay Press Gazette
Reader question: We accepted an offer on our home. The contract is subject to a satisfactory home inspection. Our agent called to set up a time for the inspection and asked us to vacate the house. My thinking is that if there is some discovery made ...
Home inspections: another to-do item in contract processOcean City Today

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Allegheny County could be getting help to conduct home lead inspections
Tribune-Review
The county performs home inspections to find the lead sources for children with 10 micrograms per deciliter or more of lead detected in blood tests. Health Department Director Dr. Karen Hacker says the department lacks the funding to lower the lead ...

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RisMedia.com (press release)

Flexibility Key for Home Inspections
RisMedia.com (press release)
Kevin Patterson of the Patterson Group in Colorado Springs, Colo., is no stranger to the inner workings of successful real estate transactions. He's been in the industry for 20-plus years, and when it comes to a winning home inspection company ...

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eParisExtra.com (blog)

What are the benefits of a home inspection?
eParisExtra.com (blog)
For the buyer, a professional home inspection is an assessment of potential fire hazards, home safety and health risks to you and your family. A professional home inspection will provide you with priceless information about your new home and an ...

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Contractor Mag

Certified home inspection done right!
Contractor Mag
Time was, we provided mechanical system inspections for homeowners and realtors. It was a challenge for our clients to schedule all the respective trade experts to show up on time and the cost became prohibitive. The independent certified home ...

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HOME explains role in RRHA housing issue | Richmond Free Press ...
Richmond Free Press
Re “Prospect of home ownership escapes 70-year-old Randolph resident,” Free Press June 29-July 1 edition: The role of Housing Opportunities Made Equal in ...

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RisMedia.com (press release)

Ask the Expert: What Advice Do You Have for Homebuyers Forgoing a Home Inspection?
RisMedia.com (press release)
A: As housing markets continue to heat up, many buyers are forgoing the important step of getting a home inspection. While this isn't a widespread phenomenon, it can easily occur when a particular market heats up. In fact, when a market gets hot ...

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