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Sound Off: How do I find a home inspector? - San Francisco Chronicle

Google Home Inspector News - Fri, 05/17/2013 - 22:19

San Francisco Chronicle

Sound Off: How do I find a home inspector?
San Francisco Chronicle
Q: How do I find a great home inspector? A: We believe that a great home inspector - and a great home inspection - is the key to a successful real estate transaction. So how do you find a good inspector? Call a few real estate agents and ask who they ...

Plumber disagrees with home inspector - Chicago Daily Herald

Google Home Inspector News - Fri, 05/17/2013 - 10:17

Plumber disagrees with home inspector
Chicago Daily Herald
Q. I am a real estate broker and am trying to resolve a difference of opinion between my plumber and my favorite home inspector. The inspector routinely cites water heaters that are installed without a drain pan, especially when the water heater is on ...

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Northwestern Lake Forest Hospital Presents Nursing Excellence Awards

Northwestern Lake Forest Hospital awarded the 2013 Jean Ewing Nursing Excellence Award to Laura Pamay, BSN, RN, CPAN, CAPA of Grayslake, Ill., who works in surgical services at Northwestern Lake Forest. She received the award during a Nurses’ Week...

Ask Adam: Preparing for a Home Inspection - ARL now

Google Home Inspector News - Tue, 05/14/2013 - 19:34

Ask Adam: Preparing for a Home Inspection
ARL now
A professional home inspector will go from room to room testing the heating, air-conditioning, plumbing, electrical, appliances and smoke detectors. He or she will also evaluate the structure, roof, interior and exterior of the home. What the home ...

Tonight on CBS4 News: Is your home inspector qualified? - Denver Business Journal

Google Home Inspector News - Tue, 05/14/2013 - 16:19

Tonight on CBS4 News: Is your home inspector qualified?
Denver Business Journal
But did you know in Colorado inspectors don't need to be licensed? Anyone can claim to be a home inspector and charge hundreds of dollars for their work. Tonight (Monday, May 13) on CBS4 News at 10 p.m.: Is the house you're buying safe? And should we ...

Grayslake corporate listing, March 25

The following corporation was updated in the Illinois Secretary of State's Department of Business Services database of corporate activity March 25: Integrated Power Systems Inc. registered as an active domestic corporation March 21. Its duration is...

Buyer's Guide To Keep From Buying A Meth Home - WCHS-TV8

Google Home Inspector News - Tue, 05/14/2013 - 14:01

WCHS-TV8

Buyer's Guide To Keep From Buying A Meth Home
WCHS-TV8
Another option to help you steer clear of a meth home -- call a home inspector who has special equipment that can check for meth residue. Sam Wood is a home inspector in South Charleston. Wood uses a a meth radar gun to find out if a surface is clean ...

Make Sure Home Inspectors Are Qualified Before Making A Hire - CBS Local

Google Home Inspector News - Tue, 05/14/2013 - 04:25

Make Sure Home Inspectors Are Qualified Before Making A Hire
CBS Local
“The phone just keeps ringing, so it's good,” home inspector Evan Hughes said. Hughes is booked with inspections all across the Denver metro area. Realtors give him high marks for his attention to detail. But inspectors aren't licensed by the state and ...

Neil Legatt starts Insight Home Inspection - In-Forum

Google Home Inspector News - Sat, 05/11/2013 - 05:19

Neil Legatt starts Insight Home Inspection
In-Forum
Neil Legatt, a licensed home inspector, has started Insight Home Inspection servicing the Fargo-Moorhead and surrounding communities, including the lakes area. By: Forum staff reports , INFORUM. Neil Legatt, a licensed home inspector, has started ...

Ask the Inspector: Spring check-up - Leader-Telegram

Google Home Inspector News - Sat, 05/11/2013 - 05:09

Ask the Inspector: Spring check-up
Leader-Telegram
... central air-conditioner to make sure everything is functioning properly. 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 ...

Consumer alert: Is your home inspector licensed? - Providence Eyewitness News

Google Home Inspector News - Sat, 05/11/2013 - 02:04

Consumer alert: Is your home inspector licensed?
Providence Eyewitness News
A Rhode Island state law enacted in 1999 created a separate home inspector licensing law requiring all home inspectors to be licensed. As part of the law, all home inspectors were also required to maintain $250,000 of liability insurance, pass the ...

Home inspector: new homebuyer afraid of gas appliances - Chicago Daily Herald

Google Home Inspector News - Fri, 05/10/2013 - 09:21

Home inspector: new homebuyer afraid of gas appliances
Chicago Daily Herald
Second, the gas company should perform a routine safety inspection of all gas-burning fixtures before you close escrow. Aside from the conditions that would be reported by a home inspector, the gas company will ensure proper adjustment of the burners ...

Home Improvement Tips for Buyers and Sellers - Biddeford Journal Tribune

Google Home Inspector News - Thu, 05/09/2013 - 09:41

Home Improvement Tips for Buyers and Sellers
Biddeford Journal Tribune
Because the industry is unregulated, be wary when hiring a home inspector. Protect yourself with these tips from, Pillar To Post, the nation's largest home inspection franchise: • Get referrals from family, friends, your real estate agent and ...

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Home Improvement Tips for Buyers and Sellers - Dubuque Telegraph Herald

Google Home Inspector News - Thu, 05/09/2013 - 07:49

Home Improvement Tips for Buyers and Sellers
Dubuque Telegraph Herald
Because the industry is unregulated, be wary when hiring a home inspector. Protect yourself with these tips from, Pillar To Post, the nation's largest home inspection franchise: • Get referrals from family, friends, your real estate agent and ...

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Mundelein, Lake Zurich police blotter: May 8

The following items are taken from Mundelein, Lake Zurich, Grayslake and Wauconda police records. Mundelein •On April 29, a 39-year-old Grayslake woman was charged with driving without a license and disobeying a traffic control device in the...

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 March 3-9: Nicole S. Thorpe was issued a registered nurse license. The license will expire May 31, 2014. The...

The value of a 'home inspector' for IT acquisitions - FCW.com

Google Home Inspector News - Tue, 05/07/2013 - 17:01

The value of a 'home inspector' for IT acquisitions
FCW.com
My wife and I recently went through the stressful process of buying a home, in the course of which we hired a home inspector. The inspector had no conflicts of interest, came with excellent past-performance references and was a subject-matter expert in ...

Minnesota does not have a statewide licensing program for home inspectors ... - KARE

Google Home Inspector News - Tue, 05/07/2013 - 03:09

Minnesota does not have a statewide licensing program for home inspectors ...
KARE
Krinke has poured tens of thousands of dollars into her home in Vadnais Heights -- money she never expected to spend when she bought it last spring. She blames her home inspector, the person she hired to check out the home before she closed the deal.

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Should Minn. require licenses for home inspectors? - KARE

Google Home Inspector News - Tue, 05/07/2013 - 03:09

KARE

Should Minn. require licenses for home inspectors?
KARE
Krinke has poured tens of thousands of dollars into her home in Vadnais Heights -- money she never expected to spend when she bought it last spring. She blames her home inspector, the person she hired to check out the home before she closed the deal.

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