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Seller stunned by home inspector's 'nitpicking' - Chicago Daily Herald

Google Home Inspector News - Fri, 07/15/2016 - 05:07

Seller stunned by home inspector's 'nitpicking'
Chicago Daily Herald
Q. We finally found buyers for our home, and everything was going smoothly until we were invaded by their home inspector. Now they're hitting me upside the head with a radical repair list. Look out! They want paint touch-ups on the doors, new ...

How should a garage door be tested for child safety? - Chicago Daily Herald

Google Home Inspector News - Fri, 07/01/2016 - 04:12

How should a garage door be tested for child safety?
Chicago Daily Herald
Q. The buyer's home inspector was testing my automatic garage door closer to see if it would reverse for child safety. He placed a cardboard box in the door's path, and results were not pretty. The top panel of the door folded up under the pressure ...

The House Detective: Home inspector fails to report damaged air ducts - NewsOK.com

Google Home Inspector News - Thu, 06/30/2016 - 23:03

The House Detective: Home inspector fails to report damaged air ducts
NewsOK.com
DEAR BARRY: Before buying our house, we hired a home inspector. He found a few minor problems but said nothing about the air ducts under the house. After moving in, our first gas bill was over $800. A man from the gas company inspected the problem ...

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What Does a Home Inspector Look For? A Whole Lot - Realtor.com News

Google Home Inspector News - Wed, 06/29/2016 - 11:22

Realtor.com News

What Does a Home Inspector Look For? A Whole Lot
Realtor.com News
After you've made an offer on a home and it's accepted, you might want to start packing your bags. But hang on—you're not home free yet. Before you close the deal, it's wise to hire a home inspector to check out the house for major flaws that might ...

Home inspection is indispensable tool before buying house - The Telegraph

Google Home Inspector News - Mon, 06/27/2016 - 19:02

The Telegraph

Home inspection is indispensable tool before buying house
The Telegraph
A home inspector may be a residential architect, structural engineer or building contractor. Home inspectors are not regulated by any federal government agencies, and in many states they do not require licensing. However, structural engineers must be ...

Homeless Grumpy Cat Adopted by Home Inspector - ABC News

Google Home Inspector News - Fri, 06/24/2016 - 13:00

Homeless Grumpy Cat Adopted by Home Inspector
ABC News
When Paul Tateosian and Jason Burnside showed up to an empty house in Bradenton, Florida, for a home inspection, the last thing they expected to find was somebody still living there. But that's exactly what happened when Tateosian, a real estate agent ...

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Authorities say home inspector cheated 138 buyers - WFMZ Allentown

Google Home Inspector News - Thu, 06/23/2016 - 15:01

WFMZ Allentown

Authorities say home inspector cheated 138 buyers
WFMZ Allentown
Authorities accuse a Montgomery County home inspector of taking thousands of dollars from buyers in seven counties for tests he never completed or wasn't qualified to perform. Investigators charged Joseph T. Michalski Jr., of Souderton, with single ...
Police: Home inspector made $18000 but didn't test 138 homesFOX 29 News Philadelphia
Chesco Home Inspector Defrauded Customers, More Victims Expected: DAPatch.com
Montgomery DA: Home inspector defrauded 138 homebuyers in seven countiesBucks County Courier Times
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[Photos] Home inspector appraises vacant property, leaves with grumpy-looking cat - HousingWire (blog)

Google Home Inspector News - Wed, 06/22/2016 - 16:45

HousingWire (blog)

[Photos] Home inspector appraises vacant property, leaves with grumpy-looking cat
HousingWire (blog)
And in the face in adversity, the home inspector saved the grumpy-looking cat from certain doom. According to this viral Reddit post by the real estate agent accompanying Tateosian at the time, the tenants moved out the day before, everything was out ...

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Home Inspections 101: What to Look Out For - Curbed

Google Home Inspector News - Tue, 06/21/2016 - 07:09

Curbed

Home Inspections 101: What to Look Out For
Curbed
"A standard home inspector will confirm that a home's heating, ventilation, and air-conditioning system (HVAC) is functional at the time of inspection, but will make no guarantee that it will keep working once you purchase the home," says Lynnette ...

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