Home Inspection News


Washington Post

Flipper has second thoughts selling home to the county instead of on the open market
Washington Post
The county required that I get an occupancy certificate before closing, and it wanted the right to hire an independent home inspector to look over the property. I didn't have any problem with either of those matters, although I was a little worried ...

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Asbury Park Press

Toms River will revise home inspection ordinance
Asbury Park Press
TOMS RIVER -- An ordinance that would have required property owners to pay for an inspection and repairs before selling their homes was tabled by the Township Council June 13. The council voted unanimously to delay action on the measure after several ...

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ARL now

Ask Eli: How To Negotiate A Home Inspection
ARL now
This regularly-scheduled sponsored Q&A column is written by Eli Tucker, Arlington-based Realtor and Rosslyn resident. Please submit your questions to him via email for response in future columns. Enjoy! Question: I just finished the home inspection for ...

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Green Bay Press Gazette

Home inspections have value
Green Bay Press Gazette
Reader question: We are going to be buying another home soon. In the house we sold, the buyer's inspector missed some items of which we were unaware. It created a few problems after they moved in, but we worked with them, and all turned out well.

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PR Newswire (press release)

Plumbing Pipe Advocate Now Urges Home Buyers Nationwide To Hire a Plumber to Inspect for Polybutylene Plastic ...
PR Newswire (press release)
WASHINGTON, June 27, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- The Plumbing Pipe Advocate is now urging home buyers throughout the United States to include a reputable local plumber as part of their home inspection team to avoid unknowingly purchasing a home that ...

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WTTV CBS4Indy

Licensed home inspector's claims don't check out, CBS4 finds
WTTV CBS4Indy
INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. -- Multiple home owners say the inspection reports they received from a licensed Indiana home inspector did not meet state standards. Kristina and Robert Snellenberger reached out to CBS4 Problem Solvers in the midst of their home ...

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Washington Post

How to avoid pitfalls when buying a flipped home
Washington Post
One contingency purchasers should not neglect if uncomfortable with these questions would be a home inspection. While a home inspector won't be able to look beyond the walls in most cases, the inspector can test the safety of the home and look at the ...

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OCRegister

Costa Mesa plans to fund $125000 for state sober-living home inspector
OCRegister
This week, the City Council set aside $125,000 in its 2017-18 budget to fund a state employee to inspect its state-licensed homes, which are exempt from the city's sober-living ordinances. The idea is to create better oversight of the drug and alcohol ...

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Fox 59

Police: AK-47, guns and heroin seized after parole home inspection
Fox 59
INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. – Police in Indianapolis have arrested a man on parole after a routine parole check on the northwest side. 19-year-old Jaylen Thompson was arrested and charged with dealing narcotics, possession of a firearm by a serious violent ...

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WTNH Connecticut News (press release)

Bear spotted in West Hartford
WTNH Connecticut News (press release)
WEST HARTFORD, Conn. (WTNH) — A realtor was in for a surprise during a home inspection on Monday afternoon, and it had nothing to do with a cracked foundation or electrical problems. The realtor saw a bear at a home listed for sale in West Hartford.

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