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Home inspector: Tenant gets bedroom with no window - Chicago Daily Herald

Google Home Inspector News - Thu, 05/02/2013 - 21:41

Home inspector: Tenant gets bedroom with no window
Chicago Daily Herald
Q. I just rented a bedroom in a 5-bedroom apartment. I initially put down a deposit for one of the larger bedrooms, one that had windows and a closet. But when I moved in, the only bedroom that hadn't been rented was the one with no window and no closet.

Cougars finish like champs in state semifinals

Lake County High School Sports - Wed, 05/01/2013 - 07:13

Lauren Webb scored 21 points, including six free throws in overtime and Brie Bahlmann got a fingertip on Montini’s three-point attempt to tie with under 10 seconds remaining in overtime as Vernon Hills stunned the three-time defending state champions 48-45 in an IHSA Class 3A state semifinal Friday at Redbird Arena on the campus of Illinois State.

Home inspection - Sherwood Park News

Google Home Inspector News - Tue, 04/30/2013 - 05:08

Home inspection
Sherwood Park News
To qualify for a licence, inspectors must have successfully completed training from an educational institution approved by the provincial government and pass a test inspection, or hold a Certified Master Inspector or Registered Home Inspector designation.

CAN YOU TRUST YOUR HOME INSPECTOR? - U-T San Diego

Google Home Inspector News - Mon, 04/29/2013 - 11:10

CAN YOU TRUST YOUR HOME INSPECTOR?
U-T San Diego
Linda Lee, president of the Greater San Diego Association of Realtors, is the author of this guest post. You are ready to make one of the most important decisions of your life. You found your dream home, worked with a real estate agent to prepare an ...

Home inspection: Get it done - Reading Eagle - Reading Eagle

Google Home Inspector News - Sun, 04/28/2013 - 04:11

Home inspection: Get it done - Reading Eagle
Reading Eagle
Stump recommended a pre-sale inspection so that you aren't surprised by a long laundry list of things that the buyer's home inspector found in your home's structure. And he stated that as a homeowner, you shouldn't rationalize that your home is ...

Ask the Inspector: New garage wiring - Leader-Telegram

Google Home Inspector News - Sat, 04/27/2013 - 05:08

Ask the Inspector: New garage wiring
Leader-Telegram
... 90 percent of the time. 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, call 1-866-715 ...

Inspector should support findings with photos of defect - Chicago Daily Herald

Google Home Inspector News - Fri, 04/26/2013 - 08:10

Inspector should support findings with photos of defect
Chicago Daily Herald
A. If the home inspector's findings are questionable, you should state this in writing to the buyers and request that the inspector verify his findings with photos. If he doesn't want to get his camera dirty, he can shield it with a plastic bag while ...

Mundelein residents may see water rate savings

On June 1, Mundelein will lower the minimum charge for residents' water bills from seven units to six units, a move that could result in a quarter of residents seeing each bimonthly water bill fall by $6.57, the village board announced last week....

Inspecting The Home Inspection: What Buyers Should Know - Hartford Courant

Google Home Inspector News - Thu, 04/25/2013 - 16:52

Inspecting The Home Inspection: What Buyers Should Know
Hartford Courant
Before purchasing a home in Connecticut, potential buyers often turn to a state-licensed home inspector to examine the property for any structural and system problems that might cause headaches later. An inspection typically takes several hours and can ...

Northwestern Medicine Opens New Immediate Care Center and Northwestern Memorial Physicians Group Office in Deerfield

Northwestern Medicine opened a new Immediate Care Center and Northwestern Memorial Physicians Group office on Monday, April 22 at 350 S. Waukegan Road in Deerfield. “We are excited to expand access to Northwestern Medicine’s care to our...

Lake Zurich, Mundelein, Grayslake police blotter: April 24

The following items were taken from police records: Lake Zurich •On April 12 at 2:29 p.m., police arrested a 70-year-old Island Lake woman on U.S. Route 12 at Illinois Route 22 and charged her with improper lane usage and driving with a suspended...

Quilting bee members meet to socialize, contribute to causes

An ice storm is slowing morning commuters, but there's no stopping the 10 members of the Sewing Circle who convene at a Geneva church for their quilting bee. "When I was out of town, I missed them," said Joanne Wagner. "When I'm in town, I'm here...

Five Tips to Profitably Sell Your Home this Spring - Fox Business

Google Home Inspector News - Tue, 04/23/2013 - 20:40

Five Tips to Profitably Sell Your Home this Spring
Fox Business
"If you haven't maintained your home, you may want to hire your own home inspector before your home goes on the market so that you can make appropriate repairs before you try to sell it," she adds. Findlay says it usually costs less to fix things ...

Vernon Hills wins sectional title

Lake County High School Sports - Tue, 04/23/2013 - 07:29

PREP GIRLS BASKETBALL: Meri Bennett-Swanson scored 10 points and grabbed 12 rebounds to lead host Vernon Hills to a solid 42-30 win over Regina Dominican in the finals of the 3A sectional at Vernon Hills.

Action 9: Homeowner out $1200 after not hiring professional home inspector - WSOC Charlotte

Google Home Inspector News - Mon, 04/22/2013 - 21:51

Action 9: Homeowner out $1200 after not hiring professional home inspector
WSOC Charlotte
The only way to protect yourself is to hire a professional home inspector to check behind the builder, something that Bynoe did not do. It costs a few hundred dollars, but the Better Business Buerau said it is money well spent. Bynoe said she wishes ...

Home inspectors provide valuable insurance - Arizona Daily Star - Arizona Daily Star

Google Home Inspector News - Fri, 04/19/2013 - 22:27

Home inspectors provide valuable insurance - Arizona Daily Star
Arizona Daily Star
Hiring a qualified home inspector is an insurance policy that will be money well spent. Most people carry homeowner's insurance and they sleep at night knowing if a disaster hits, they should be covered. But before you buy a home, it is even more ...
Five ways sellers can prepare for a home inspectionLubbockOnline.com
Inspection offers peace of mindLondon Free Press

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Surviving a Home Inspection - Wall Street Journal

Google Home Inspector News - Fri, 04/19/2013 - 18:39

Wall Street Journal

Surviving a Home Inspection
Wall Street Journal
This can only mean one thing: The buyer's home inspector who visited has found them ailing. Although I have written about residential real estate for years—and have done everything in my power to keep our home well-maintained—nothing buckles my ...
Inspection offers peace of mindLondon Free Press
Five ways sellers can prepare for a home inspectionLubbockOnline.com

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Flooding tales from Chicagoland

Lisle evacuations left no one behind Lisle was hit hard by the floods, and by late afternoon, busloads of people were evacuated from their homes to a Red Cross emergency shelter at Benedictine University. Red Cross manager Joe Dillett said the shelter...

Don't rely on home inspectors for A/C report if buying in winter - KPHO Phoenix

Google Home Inspector News - Fri, 04/19/2013 - 00:21

Don't rely on home inspectors for A/C report if buying in winter
KPHO Phoenix
A Mesa man is angry with both his home warranty company and the home inspector he hired before buying the home over a denied repair claim. If a problem shows up on the home inspection report for any home system and you later make a claim related to ...

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