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One dead as wildfires spread across California, Western US - WHIO

Sat, 07/07/2018 - 13:17

WHIO

One dead as wildfires spread across California, Western US
WHIO
Record high temperatures Friday ignited several brush fires across Southern California that burned homes in San Diego and Santa Barbara counties, The Los Angeles Times reported. >> Read more trending news. Strong winds on the Santa Barbara County ...

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Taking plunge into home ownership is a deep dive - The Kingston Whig-Standard

Fri, 07/06/2018 - 12:18

The Kingston Whig-Standard

Taking plunge into home ownership is a deep dive
The Kingston Whig-Standard
Even after a seller has accepted your offer on a house, there are still seemingly hundreds of people who need to sign off on the whole thing before it becomes official: your home inspector, a lawyer, your broker, the offensive line for the 1986 San ...

Your Summer Home Maintenance Checklist: 7 Tasks That Aren't Too Hot to Handle - Realtor.com News

Thu, 06/21/2018 - 12:41

Realtor.com News

Your Summer Home Maintenance Checklist: 7 Tasks That Aren't Too Hot to Handle
Realtor.com News
"The top anxiety-producing maintenance question in the summer is 'What are we going to do about the deck?'" says home inspector Lisa Turner. "Decks—unless they are constructed of expensive synthetic wood—weather and look ugly in a very short time.".

A white woman called police on black people barbecuing. This is how the community responded - CNN

Tue, 05/22/2018 - 07:37

CNN

A white woman called police on black people barbecuing. This is how the community responded
CNN
As word of the skirmish spread, it added fuel to the national conversation about white people calling the police on black people for seemingly trivial reasons, including waiting in Starbucks, working as a home inspector, shopping at Nordstrom Rack and ...
Anti-racist barbecuers take back Oakland's communal backyard at Lake MerrittSan Francisco Chronicle

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Crucial things to know before you hire a home inspector - KOMO News

Fri, 05/11/2018 - 22:37

KOMO News

Crucial things to know before you hire a home inspector
KOMO News
Hiring a home inspector before you make a purchase can save you thousands of dollars in unexpected repairs. But don't assume every home inspector is the same. Washington State law dictates the minimum standards for a residential home inspection.

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Arkansas regulators want takeover of 2 Skyline nursing homes - Seattle Times

Fri, 05/04/2018 - 13:53

Arkansas regulators want takeover of 2 Skyline nursing homes
Seattle Times
At Hazen, “they attempted to purchase food using a Skyline-issued credit card, but the card was refused for insufficient funds,” nursing home inspector Dianne Fish wrote. In the Howard County case, Circuit Judge Charles Yeargan said it was appropriate ...

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Home buyer beware: Make sure that updated flip is not a flop with costly problems - KOMO News

Wed, 05/02/2018 - 20:19

KOMO News

Home buyer beware: Make sure that updated flip is not a flop with costly problems
KOMO News
Certified home inspector Paul Rogers sees the horror stories. “The flippers will buy them (homes) on the courthouse steps, or however they buy them, sometimes without any indication of what's going on with the property," said Rogers, owner of ...

BUYER BEWARE: Clark Howard warns of home inspection nightmares - WSB Radio

Tue, 05/01/2018 - 13:39

WSB Radio

BUYER BEWARE: Clark Howard warns of home inspection nightmares
WSB Radio
Buying a home? Channel 2 Consumer Adviser Clark Howard has an important warning for you. Howard says it's a standard step when you're buying a home to hire a home inspector, but making sure you have the right inspector is even more important.

BUYER BEWARE: Clark Howard warns of home inspection nightmares - WSB Atlanta

Tue, 05/01/2018 - 13:37

WSB Atlanta

BUYER BEWARE: Clark Howard warns of home inspection nightmares
WSB Atlanta
Buying a home? Channel 2 Consumer Adviser Clark Howard has an important warning for you. Howard says it's a standard step when you're buying a home to hire a home inspector, but making sure you have the right inspector is even more important.

Buying a flipped home? This woman has a warning for you - 10News

Tue, 05/01/2018 - 08:11

10News

Buying a flipped home? This woman has a warning for you
10News
Before buying, hire a top-rated local home inspector. Check his reviews on Yelp, Angie's List, the Better Business Bureau and other sites. Never use an inspector provided by the seller. Make sure a licensed contractor did the electrical and plumbing ...

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Should you buy a 'flip home?' Consider this - KOMO News

Mon, 04/30/2018 - 14:31

KOMO News

Should you buy a 'flip home?' Consider this
KOMO News
said long-time certified home inspector Paul Rogers, who explains some flippers appear to avoid making expensive repairs that might drastically lower their profit margins. In his 23 years inspecting homes in the Puget Sound region, Rogers says he finds ...

Hidden Body, Falsified Records: Inmate's Death Plagues CA Prison - Patch.com

Wed, 04/25/2018 - 12:19

Patch.com

Hidden Body, Falsified Records: Inmate's Death Plagues CA Prison
Patch.com
SAN DIEGO, CA -- On a sweltering April afternoon in 2017, James Leonard Acuna spent what may have been the last day of his life playing soccer with fellow inmates at the Richard J. Donovan Correctional Facility in Otay Mesa, a few miles north of the ...

The right cover up just might help you sell your home - OCRegister

Sat, 04/21/2018 - 07:04

OCRegister

The right cover up just might help you sell your home
OCRegister
It may disguise the imperfection upon the buyers' first look, but their savvy home inspector will call your bluff in no time. Pretty neighborhood on one side and not-so-nice street on the other side: When your agent enters your listing information into ...

13 Hidden Rooms You'll Wish You Found in Your Own Home - Reader's Digest

Mon, 04/16/2018 - 09:55

Reader's Digest

13 Hidden Rooms You'll Wish You Found in Your Own Home
Reader's Digest
When Cristhian Perez, a home inspector in Tampa, Florida, thinks about the hidden room he discovered during one home inspection, he still gets goosebumps. The room was small and dark, tucked behind what only appeared to be an exterior wall of the attic ...

Closing the gap on the real estate closing process - HousingWire (blog)

Fri, 04/06/2018 - 14:03

HousingWire (blog)

Closing the gap on the real estate closing process
HousingWire (blog)
In a typical real estate transaction, there are approximately 15 different players, including an appraiser, a title examiner, a home inspector, a buyer, a seller, buyer's and seller's agents, a lender (which includes the loan officer, processor, and ...

Foundation Danger: 5 Things You Need To Know! - Sioux City Journal

Sun, 04/01/2018 - 11:11

Foundation Danger: 5 Things You Need To Know!
Sioux City Journal
“The average home inspector often won't know the full aspect of the damages,” says Mayer Dahan, CEO of Prime Five Homes, a real estate development company in Los Angeles, CA. Hiring a structural engineer typically costs anywhere from $500 to $1,000 ...

Get your 'official' MLB excuse note and enjoy baseball's Opening Day - WTTV CBS4Indy

Thu, 03/29/2018 - 03:43

WTTV CBS4Indy

Get your 'official' MLB excuse note and enjoy baseball's Opening Day
WTTV CBS4Indy
Thursday marks Opening Day around Major League Baseball, and if you'd rather stay home to watch the games than go to work or school, the MLB has you covered. The league posted an “official” excuse slip on its Facebook page Wednesday night. It allows ...

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Spring It On: 7 Must-Do Home Maintenance Tasks to Tackle This Season - Realtor.com News

Tue, 03/27/2018 - 12:37

Realtor.com News

Spring It On: 7 Must-Do Home Maintenance Tasks to Tackle This Season
Realtor.com News
Spring has officially sprung, and we are psyched. Seriously, we couldn't be more stoked to put away our floor-length parkas and our stupid hats, break out the shorts and sandals, and start planning a big backyard barbecue. But before you get too ...

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