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Grayslake's Country Squire restaurant torn down

An old familiar Grayslake restaurant is now gone, and the new owners are planning to landscape the grounds. The Country Squire, 19133 W. Illinois Route 120, was built as a mansion owned by the Sears family. Over the years, it was repurposed for use as a...

Disclosures of home seller need to be in writing - Rochester YNN

Google Home Inspector News - Sun, 06/23/2013 - 09:04

Disclosures of home seller need to be in writing
Rochester YNN
"A home inspector is there for two hours and they do a real prudent job, but it's hard to find every single thing, particularly, you know in a finished basement, you can't see the walls, there are a lot of things that can't be seen. So, it really ...

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Do you need a psychic or medium as well as an inspector when you buy real ... - Toronto Star

Google Home Inspector News - Fri, 06/21/2013 - 22:01

Toronto Star

Do you need a psychic or medium as well as an inspector when you buy real ...
Toronto Star
Not many of us would hire a psychic or medium to accompany a home inspector if we were considering an offer to buy a house. Is that mould behind the wall, or goo from a goblin? But if those sorts of issues matter to you, whether for matters of religion ...

Realtor View: Inspections might reveal some imperfections in 'perfect' home - Houston Chronicle

Google Home Inspector News - Fri, 06/21/2013 - 17:54

Realtor View: Inspections might reveal some imperfections in 'perfect' home
Houston Chronicle
A licensed home inspector can provide a good assessment of the overall condition of the house and its parts. As a buyer, here's what you need to know about getting a home inspection. A home inspection is a visual examination of the structure and ...

Home inspector: Ventilation in the attic is a must - Wausau Daily Herald

Google Home Inspector News - Fri, 06/21/2013 - 09:32

Home inspector: Ventilation in the attic is a must
Wausau Daily Herald
Rich Duerkop of American Sentry Home Inspection is a state-licensed home inspector and president and education director of the Wisconsin Association of Home Inspectors, Central Wisconsin Chapter. He can be reached at 715-241-8222 or by email at ...

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IRS streamlines calculations for the home-office deduction - Chicago Daily Herald

Google Home Inspector News - Fri, 06/21/2013 - 07:39

IRS streamlines calculations for the home-office deduction
Chicago Daily Herald
Q. We are buying our first home, and we followed your advice to make the offer contingent upon the property receiving a satisfactory report from a professional home inspector. Should the inspection be made before or after the lender's appraisal? A. It ...

Carson Dunlop Partners with Ratesheet.ca - PR Web (press release)

Google Home Inspector News - Fri, 06/21/2013 - 07:33

Carson Dunlop Partners with Ratesheet.ca
PR Web (press release)
... Inspection companies in North America that leverages their extensive technical knowledge across six integrated business lines – Home Inspection, Commercial Inspection, Report Writing, Energy Audits, Home Inspector Training and Continuing Education.

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Community gardening growing on Lake County residents

On a recent sunny day in Grayslake, Doris Monti tried to salvage some carrot sprouts that weren't growing quite as planned and mused over the benefits of community gardens. "For me, it's exercise and meditation," said Monti, who's been gardening since...

Plastic bag ban goes before aldermen

Environmentalists came to City Hall on Tuesday to support a proposal to ban plastic bags at Chicago stores, a move retailers say will hurt businesses unless they charge shoppers up to 10 cents for each paper bag that's used instead. Mayor Rahm Emanuel,...

Chicago aldermen hear arguments on plastic bag ban

Environmentalists came to City Hall on Tuesday to support a proposal to ban plastic bags at Chicago stores, a move retailers say will hurt businesses unless they charge shoppers up to 10 cents for each paper bag that's used instead. Mayor Rahm Emanuel,...

How to Get the Most Value From Your Home Inspection - Fox Business

Google Home Inspector News - Mon, 06/17/2013 - 13:29

How to Get the Most Value From Your Home Inspection
Fox Business
Once an offer on a property is accepted, most buyers hire a professional home inspector to assess the condition of the home. The inspector will write a detailed report for the buyer to use in deciding how to proceed with the se. Should the buyer cancel ...

Hire an inspector to avoid home buying horrors - Sioux City Journal

Google Home Inspector News - Sat, 06/15/2013 - 05:12

Hire an inspector to avoid home buying horrors
Sioux City Journal
With a 5/1 ARM, the rate is fixed for five years and adjusted annually thereafter. (Reach writer Susan Ladika at editors@bankrate.com. Distributed by Scripps Howard News Service, www.shns.com.) Tags. Home Inspector, Bankrate.com · View (0) Comments ...

July 8 to Aug. 16: ‘Where Land Meets Sky’ exhibit at CLC

Where Land Meets Sky, an exhibit that features Midwestern landscapes and bronze sculptures of Native American trail marker trees, will open on Monday, July 8 at the Robert T. Wright Community Gallery of Art at the College of Lake County and run through...

CLC Art Gallery announces 2013-14 exhibit schedule

Eight diverse art exhibitions of paintings, clay, sculpture, photography and more are planned for the 2013-14 season at the College of Lake County’s Robert T. Wright Community Gallery of Art. The exhibits feature work by well-known Chicago area...

June 20: CLC offers ‘Connect to Your Future’ admission event

Don’t know where you should go next with your education? Come to the College of Lake County’s “Connect to Your Future” admission event on Thursday, June 20 between 3:30 and 6:30 p.m. in Building C at the CLC Grayslake campus, 19351...

College of Lake County co-hosts international gathering of higher ed administrators

Twenty-nine college presidents, trustees and higher education administrators, some coming from as far away as South Korea and Australia, visited the College of Lake County on June 10, 2013 as part of an annual conference for the Post-secondary...

Grayslake resident earns license

The following Grayslake resident was issued a license from the Illinois Department of Financial and Professional Regulation during the week of June 2-8: Casey Venard was issued a physical therapist assistant license. The license, No. 160006395, is active...
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