News

Province considering minimum qualifications for home inspectors - Windsor Star (blog)

Google Home Inspector News - Sat, 10/06/2012 - 03:04

Province considering minimum qualifications for home inspectors
Windsor Star (blog)
Anyone in Ontario can say they are a home inspector. The province is looking to change that and will consult this fall with consumers, home inspector associations and representatives from the real estate industry on mandatory minimum qualifications for ...

What to look for during a home inspection - Yahoo! Canada Shine

Google Home Inspector News - Sat, 09/29/2012 - 10:37

What to look for during a home inspection
Yahoo! Canada Shine
Today, finding a reputable home inspector is somewhat easier but still requires people to do their homework and ask questions. This video is one of the better that I've seen on the subject as it portrays the inspector more as a collaborative backup to ...

Ask the Inspector: Furnace inspections - Leader-Telegram

Google Home Inspector News - Sat, 09/29/2012 - 05:12

Ask the Inspector: Furnace inspections
Leader-Telegram
Turning it on could damage the compressor. 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 chapters. To submit a question to him, ...

Fall Maintenance Checklist for Minnesota Homeowners - Minneapolis Star Tribune

Google Home Inspector News - Wed, 09/26/2012 - 10:06

Fall Maintenance Checklist for Minnesota Homeowners
Minneapolis Star Tribune
It's time to get started on your fall maintenance list. It's much easier working on these projects while it's still pleasant outside, so don't put these projects off until the first snow. This list was compiled by Structure Tech Home Inspector Duane ...

and more »

Lucky man wins $2 million in lottery - Union Democrat

Google Home Inspector News - Sat, 09/22/2012 - 02:12

Lucky man wins $2 million in lottery
Union Democrat
A Mokelumne Hill home inspector is worth $2 million more this month after he cashed in a winning lottery ticket Sept. 10 in Sacramento. Thomas Reese, 58, won $100,000 a year for the next 20 years when he scratched out the word “Life” on a $5 ticket in ...
Mokelumne Hill Has A New MillionaireMyMotherLode.com

all 2 news articles »

Chinese drywall killing you, your home, everything in it - MyFox Houston

Google Home Inspector News - Fri, 09/21/2012 - 22:42

Chinese drywall killing you, your home, everything in it
MyFox Houston
A leading home inspector just found toxic drywall in a very nice, fairly new Houston-area home. "This is probably Chinese drywall," Fox Inspection Group owner Gordon Fox said, pointing to sheetrock samples in his test kit. This stuff is corrosive, can ...

and more »

Innovate: Vermont business calendar - BurlingtonFreePress.com

Google Home Inspector News - Wed, 09/19/2012 - 16:00

Innovate: Vermont business calendar
BurlingtonFreePress.com
Prepare for Home ownership — Part 2: Presenter: local Realtor, home inspector and attorney, 5:30-7:00 p.m., New England Federal Credit Union, 141 Harvest Lane, Williston. Free, seating is limited. Call 879-8790 or sign up at nefcu.com. Franklin County ...

Photos from New Construction Home Inspections, Part II - Minneapolis Star Tribune

Google Home Inspector News - Wed, 09/19/2012 - 10:10

Photos from New Construction Home Inspections, Part II
Minneapolis Star Tribune
"New construction homes get inspected dozens of times by municipal inspectors as part of the permit process, so there is no need to hire a private home inspector if you're buying a new home." I hear that a lot. I do my best to convince home buyers ...

Home inspector encourages radon testing - Haliburton County Echo

Google Home Inspector News - Tue, 09/18/2012 - 14:19

Home inspector encourages radon testing
Haliburton County Echo
Home inspector encourages radon testing 0. By Darren Lum. Monday, September 17, 2012 4:05:17 EDT PM. Tweet · Bookmark and Share. Change text size for the story. Print. Report an error. The Canadian government is giving a silent killer greater respect ...

Ask the Inspector: Winter readiness - Leader-Telegram

Google Home Inspector News - Sat, 09/15/2012 - 05:10

Ask the Inspector: Winter readiness
Leader-Telegram
Most of these items are relatively inexpensive, easy to install and will help fight against high heating bills. Duerkop is a licensed home inspector and serves as president and education director of the Wisconsin Association of Home Inspectors for the ...
Rich Duerkop column: Fall is right around the corner; get ready for winterWausau Daily Herald

all 3 news articles »

Dr. Inspector Announces Free Services to Help Realtors Boost Profits - Equities.com

Google Home Inspector News - Fri, 09/14/2012 - 12:20

Dr. Inspector Announces Free Services to Help Realtors Boost Profits
Equities.com
"We are uniquely qualified to provide this education from an expert home inspector point of view." The third aspect is building direct relationships with listing agents to maximize their success in terms of quicker and higher-priced closings. Dr ...

and more »

Police: House inspector 'masterminds' Hendricks Co. theft ring - Fox 59

Google Home Inspector News - Thu, 09/13/2012 - 15:05

Police: House inspector 'masterminds' Hendricks Co. theft ring
Fox 59
King apparently worked in connection with Steven Atkins, a contractual home inspector. In claims made to police, King was provided a key to the home by Atkins. King then allegedly used the truck to take the appliances from the home. Police said Atkins ...

and more »

Good, but limited step - phillyBurbs.com

Google Home Inspector News - Thu, 09/13/2012 - 13:51

Good, but limited step
phillyBurbs.com
In August, a home inspector working for a Delran firm hired to conduct revaluations in Palmyra was accused of stealing homeowners' prescription medications. The charges no doubt induced more than a few winces from municipal officials, who often hear ...
You Could Be Letting Criminals Into Your Home Right Now [AUDIO]New Jersey 101.5 FM Radio

all 2 news articles »

Lawmaker Wants Home Inspectors To Undergo Background Checks - NJ TODAY

Google Home Inspector News - Wed, 09/12/2012 - 14:17

NJ TODAY

Lawmaker Wants Home Inspectors To Undergo Background Checks
NJ TODAY
Dancer began drafting legislation after a home inspector in Palmyra was charged in August with stealing prescription medications from two homes. After several weeks, the borough resumed inspections with several new safety conditions imposed on the ...

Build your condo dream team - Edmonton Sun

Google Home Inspector News - Mon, 09/10/2012 - 00:47

Build your condo dream team
Edmonton Sun
Important members of your team may include a financial institution loan officer, a mortgage broker or other financial adviser, real estate agent, lawyer and home inspector. Because condominium tenure is different from traditional fee-simple tenure, it ...

Certified Home Inspectors Help Inform Buyers and Sellers - The Herald | HeraldOnline.com

Google Home Inspector News - Thu, 09/06/2012 - 00:24

Certified Home Inspectors Help Inform Buyers and Sellers
The Herald | HeraldOnline.com
WASHINGTON — In today's mixed housing market, the importance of a thorough inspection and report from a properly certified home inspector is critical for both buyers and sellers. As North America continues to recover from the crash in housing prices ...

and more »

Certificate programs at MVCC - Rome Sentinel

Google Home Inspector News - Tue, 08/28/2012 - 19:06

Certificate programs at MVCC
Rome Sentinel
Several non-credit classes are being offered this fall at Mohawk Valley Community College, including a paralegal certificate program and courses in New York State real estate licensing, home appraiser and home inspector plus others. ¿ The paralegal ...

and more »

It's important to know before you buy - London Free Press

Google Home Inspector News - Sat, 08/25/2012 - 04:24

It's important to know before you buy
London Free Press
Rob Parker is a registered home inspector with the Ontario Association of Home Inspectors and master inspector with the National Association of Certified Home Inspectors who does home inspections in the London area. Call him at ThameSpec Home ...

When a home inspector buys a house - Boston.com (blog)

Google Home Inspector News - Thu, 08/23/2012 - 18:08

When a home inspector buys a house
Boston.com (blog)
I was hired by a home inspector to be his buyer's agent. The reason this is an honor is two-fold. First, home inspectors see hundreds of agents in action. Why'd he pick me? Second, most home inspectors know a lot more about houses and about the process ...

Inspector Teel, at your service - Sequim Gazette

Google Home Inspector News - Wed, 08/22/2012 - 17:59

Sequim Gazette

Inspector Teel, at your service
Sequim Gazette
Fascinated with buildings even as a child, Teel became interested in being a home inspector; his plan grew from there to include pest inspections and energy audits. The Maine native moved to the Sequim area in October 2011, driving across the country ...

Syndicate content