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Lorain prepares to debate point-of-sale inspections - The Morning Journal

Mon, 07/08/2013 - 05:08

Lorain prepares to debate point-of-sale inspections
The Morning Journal
Once a seller makes an application, the inspectors visit the property within 10 days and mail out the report within five days of the inspection. After an inspection, the city requires a written estimate of the repairs by a registered contractor ...
Lorain Council to discuss mandatory pre-sale housing inspectionsChronicle-Telegram

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Retailers agree Bangladesh garment factory inspections - BBC News

Mon, 07/08/2013 - 04:38

Retailers agree Bangladesh garment factory inspections
BBC News
A group of 70 retailers have agreed a plan to conduct inspections of garment factories in Bangladesh in an attempt to improve safety standards. They will provide details of factories they source goods from, which will be inspected within the next nine ...
Bangladesh factories face inspections after safety dealFinancial Times
Top retailers pledge to make Bangladesh factories safeSaudi Gazette

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Live Wire: Possible fossil found in Fayetteville yard - Fayetteville Observer

Mon, 07/08/2013 - 04:28

Live Wire: Possible fossil found in Fayetteville yard
Fayetteville Observer
North Eastern Carolina Home Services, one of several state-approved sponsors offering required update and elective courses, says the exam is twice as difficult as the general contractor's exam and that practical knowledge on performing home inspections ...

Inspection data shows common faults in nursing homes - Wicked Local

Sun, 07/07/2013 - 05:34

Inspection data shows common faults in nursing homes
Wicked Local
Inspection data come from the U.S. Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services. The centers have a website, Nursing Home Compare, which compiles inspection results. The ProPublica tool, Nursing Home Inspect, uses the same information, but makes it ...

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No injuries in Wissinoming house collapse - Philly.com

Sun, 07/07/2013 - 02:06

No injuries in Wissinoming house collapse
Philly.com
The only injuries reported were minor cuts to the feet of two nearby residents who stepped on broken glass after the house fell, said police Chief Inspector Joe Sullivan. Philadelphia Gas Works employees were also at site, having shut off the gas main ...

Quick-acting neighbors save house - San Angelo Standard Times

Sun, 07/07/2013 - 01:55

Quick-acting neighbors save house
San Angelo Standard Times
Other ways he said to prevent house fires: “Good housekeeping. Clean dryer vent filters. Don't stack too much stuff around.” He suggests calling the city inspections department if there are concerns. The city doesn't charge for such inspections, which ...

Luxury home in Le Rivage community near Boca headed for auction block - Sun-Sentinel

Fri, 07/05/2013 - 23:03

Sun-Sentinel

Luxury home in Le Rivage community near Boca headed for auction block
Sun-Sentinel
Some real estate observers remain skeptical of auctions, which require sellers to spend hundreds of dollars upfront to market the property. Auctions also can be impractical for potential buyers, who usually must pay for any inspections before they bid ...

Deck collapses: Building inspector condemns home - ActionNewsJax.com

Fri, 07/05/2013 - 22:07

Deck collapses: Building inspector condemns home
ActionNewsJax.com
The city's building inspector, Don Ford, returned to the home early Friday morning to continue his investigation. Sembach says it could have been prevented. "Had it been properly maintained ... It shouldn't have fallen. There's rotten wood. There's ...

How To Get Multiple Offers On Your Home - Forbes

Fri, 07/05/2013 - 21:09

How To Get Multiple Offers On Your Home
Forbes
Joyner has even seen buyers bring a home inspector or contractor with them to a first or second showing to look at structural issues and help the buyer make a fast decision, without a home inspection contingency. Pay cash. “The best offer for a seller ...

Ask Your Home Inspector: State keeps its eye on home inspectors - Wausau Daily Herald

Fri, 07/05/2013 - 09:35

Ask Your Home Inspector: State keeps its eye on home inspectors
Wausau Daily Herald
For buyers and sellers, I recommend you hire a W.A.H.I. home inspector to inspect your home or the home you are going to purchase because a W.A.H.I. inspector must be licensed and has access to excellent educational opportunities. Rich Duerkop of ...

New Minnesota law puts light on contract for deed - Minneapolis Star Tribune

Fri, 07/05/2013 - 01:52

Minneapolis Star Tribune

New Minnesota law puts light on contract for deed
Minneapolis Star Tribune
In hundreds of cases across the Twin Cities, sellers failed to provide mandated home inspections that would have revealed code violations and safety hazards. Sen. Scott Dibble, a Minneapolis lawmaker who sponsored the legislation, said the new law ...

Huntsville Realtors explain what agents can do for home buyers, sellers - The Huntsville Times - al.com

Thu, 07/04/2013 - 20:34

Huntsville Realtors explain what agents can do for home buyers, sellers
The Huntsville Times - al.com
HUNTSVILLE, Alabama -- Why do buyers and sellers need a real estate agent? Whether you are buying or selling a home, it is one of the biggest financial investments people make. Huntsville Realtors weigh in on what makes working with a Realtor a must.

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Hundreds of Calgarians face months with no permanent home - Calgary Herald

Thu, 07/04/2013 - 04:11

Calgary Herald

Hundreds of Calgarians face months with no permanent home
Calgary Herald
“If you're a condo board member, do not wait for your property manager. Call the city yourself, initiate the inspection yourself.” Alberta's chief mental health officer Dr. Michael Trew was also on hand at the briefing, and urged flood victims to seek ...
As many as 900 Calgary residents may be unable to return home for a year after ...Calgary Sun
Calgary to end local state of emergency Thursday morning660 News

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City planning program to inspect homes for sewer system problems - Lawrence Journal World

Wed, 07/03/2013 - 20:09

City planning program to inspect homes for sewer system problems
Lawrence Journal World
But it is going to involve inspectors entering about 1,500 homes, primarily in East Lawrence. Inspectors will be looking for problems such as sump pumps that drain into the city sewer system, down spouts that drain into the sewer system, exterior ...

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Everyday People: Home inspector stays nimble on the job - OregonLive.com

Wed, 07/03/2013 - 16:11

Everyday People: Home inspector stays nimble on the job
OregonLive.com
He trained as a home inspector through the National Institute of Building Inspectors and worked for a franchise for six years before starting his own business, Eagle Eye Inspections. Giblin's construction days taught him a lot about how to build a home ...

Concerns raised over two Carlisle care homes - News & Star

Wed, 07/03/2013 - 07:36

Concerns raised over two Carlisle care homes
News & Star
“Earlier this year an inspection by the Care Quality Commission found the home to be fully compliant against all the standards inspected relating to quality of care of residents. “The inspectors take staffing performance into account. Additionally ...

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Housefax launches home reports service - Inman.com

Tue, 07/02/2013 - 13:06

Housefax launches home reports service
Inman.com
They cost $59 each, and according to the company's website, are designed to complement a professional home inspection, seller's disclosure and repair documentation. “Though we're in the midst of a housing rebound, many homes have been neglected, ...
New data services provides consumers with detailed home reportsHousing Wire
Homebuyers: Get The Housefax FirstNEWS.GNOM.ES

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After fatal explosion , Mainers ask for propane inspections - Press Herald

Tue, 07/02/2013 - 02:08

After fatal explosion , Mainers ask for propane inspections
Press Herald
The explosion last week that killed a Yarmouth man, leveled his condominium unit and damaged surrounding homes has prompted some Mainers to request inspections of their propane systems, said the safety director for a Maine fuel company. click image to ...

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Brett M. Dupuy - The Louisiana Record

Mon, 07/01/2013 - 12:51

Brett M. Dupuy
The Louisiana Record
GRETNA – A home inspector is being sued by a couple who purchased a home that allegedly had significant plumbing damage despite an inspection that did not reveal the damage. Robert Deblois and Gina Stansbury filed suit against All American Home ...

West Milford home inspector tells sellers what they need to know - NorthJersey.com

Mon, 07/01/2013 - 05:10

NorthJersey.com

West Milford home inspector tells sellers what they need to know
NorthJersey.com
Radon testing, insect inspections, chimney assessment…oh, my! These are just part of a routine day for Mark E. Noble, owner of West Milford's Nobility Home Inspection Services. But for homeowners selling their home, a home inspection doesn't have to ...