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Aluminum wiring connections tend to come loose - Chicago Daily Herald

Google Home Inspector News - Wed, 04/17/2013 - 20:20

Aluminum wiring connections tend to come loose
Chicago Daily Herald
According to my home inspector this is a fire hazard. But he says correcting the problem in the unit I'm buying doesn't eliminate the issue entirely because the adjoining condos also have aluminum wires, and a fire in one of those dwellings could ...

Small Business Spotlight: Cedar Hill Home Inspections - Patch.com

Google Home Inspector News - Mon, 04/15/2013 - 00:16

Small Business Spotlight: Cedar Hill Home Inspections
Patch.com
After completing a week long training program, I became an intern home inspector, and had to be supervised by a licensed home inspector for 100 inspections. After completing the 100 inspections, passing the home inspector and CT Business Law exams, ...

Patriots start fast, hold on for victory

Lake County High School Sports - Sun, 04/14/2013 - 11:16

Stevenson lit up the fieldhouse on the campus of Northern Illinois University with a barrage of three-point baskets early, then held off a Rockford Boylan rally late to win 73-67 in the Class 4A supersectional basketball game on Tuesday night.

OREP Now Offering Home Inspector E&O Insurance with General Liability ... - PR.com (press release)

Google Home Inspector News - Sun, 04/14/2013 - 07:08

OREP Now Offering Home Inspector E&O Insurance with General Liability ...
PR.com (press release)
San Diego, CA, April 14, 2013 --(PR.com)-- OREP (Organization of Real Estate Professionals), a nationwide real estate insurance agency now in its 12th year, is proud to announce that its Home Inspector E&O Insurance Program now includes General ...

Home Inspector Earns Credits - Jamestown Post Journal

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

Jamestown Post Journal

Home Inspector Earns Credits
Jamestown Post Journal
Home Inspector Earns Credits. April 14, 2013. The Post-Journal. Save | Comments (1) | Post a comment |. Rick Haggmark, ASHI-certified inspector, with Rick's Southern Tier Inspection, LLC, serving Western New York and Pennsylvania, recently attended the ...

Illinois tourist found dead in Washington's tidal basin

The body of a northwest suburban man who went missing last month while sightseeing in Washington, D.C. was found floating in the Tidal Basin early Thursday, police said today. The body of Sarath Kumar Potharaju, 35, of Grayslake, was pulled from the...

Buying a home in Canada - Ottawa Sun

Google Home Inspector News - Sat, 04/13/2013 - 05:47

Buying a home in Canada
Ottawa Sun
When you are buying a home, it's important to have the right team of professionals on your side including a home inspector to advise on the condition of the home, a lawyer to help protect your interests and a lender or mortgage broker who can arrange ...

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Ask the Inspector: Deck construction violations persist - Leader-Telegram

Google Home Inspector News - Sat, 04/13/2013 - 05:07

Ask the Inspector: Deck construction violations persist
Leader-Telegram
Older decks would have spacing of just less than 6 inches, but you need to follow current standards when remodeling. Duerkop is a licensed home inspector and serves as president and education director of the Wisconsin Association of Home Inspectors for ...

Illinois tourist found dead in Washington's tidal basin

WASHINGTON — A man found floating in the Tidal Basin early Thursday was a tourist from the Chicago area who disappeared near the same spot on Easter Sunday, officials said. Sarath Kumar Potharaju, 35, of Grayslake, Ill., went missing the afternoon...

Can you trust your home inspector? - U-T San Diego

Google Home Inspector News - Fri, 04/12/2013 - 13:03

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. The U-T San Diego will periodically feature real estate advice columns from the association in this blog. You are ready to make one of the most ...

Home inspector doesn't want buyers at inspection - Chicago Daily Herald

Google Home Inspector News - Thu, 04/11/2013 - 22:03

Home inspector doesn't want buyers at inspection
Chicago Daily Herald
Home inspector doesn't want buyers at inspection. Article. text size: AAA. By Barry Stone. Q. We've just made an offer on a house, and our agent gave us a list of home inspectors. Two of the inspectors that we called sound knowledgeable, but they ...

Housing Juggernaut Seen Spurring New US Jobs - Businessweek

Google Home Inspector News - Thu, 04/11/2013 - 09:37

Housing Juggernaut Seen Spurring New US Jobs
Businessweek
Paul Laney landed a job two months ago as a home inspector in Woodstock, Georgia, as the city added staff to oversee a growing residential construction industry. “I am really ecstatic about it,” said Laney, 52, who closed his own contracting business ...

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5 Questions to Ask When Hiring a Home Inspector - Fox Business

Google Home Inspector News - Wed, 04/10/2013 - 14:36

5 Questions to Ask When Hiring a Home Inspector
Fox Business
The home inspection process is a key step to buying a home since often offers are contingent on its findings, so working with the right inspector is important. After all, you don't want to buy a home only to find out the inspector missed the cracks in ...

Warren softball figures to be a big hit

Lake County High School Sports - Wed, 04/10/2013 - 11:02

Don’t know what kind of car Warren softball coach Tina Meyer gets into when she drives from her teaching job at Zion-Benton High School to the softball diamond at Warren for practice each afternoon.

BC couple 'tricked' into buying unlivable house - CBC.ca

Google Home Inspector News - Tue, 04/09/2013 - 14:14

CBC.ca

BC couple 'tricked' into buying unlivable house
CBC.ca
The couple spent more than $40,000 in emergency repairs and are now suing seller Fiona Perrin, realtor Sharon Black and home inspector Brad Pears, who they say all lied in order to make a quick sale. "We spent a lot of money for a house that basically ...

Beebe announces 35 board appointments and commissions - The City Wire

Google Home Inspector News - Mon, 04/08/2013 - 20:19

Beebe announces 35 board appointments and commissions
The City Wire
Lowell Coomer, Fort Smith, to the Arkansas Home Inspector Registration Board. Appointment expires Jan. 26, 2015. Replaces Daniel Broughton. Al Davis, Little Rock, reappointed to the Arkansas Fire Protection Licensing Board. Appointment expires April 1, ...

Hawks bring flair, excitement to court

Lake County High School Sports - Mon, 04/08/2013 - 12:23

We know that in a fun-and-gun game of basketball, North Chicago’s not going to lose to any team this side of Morgan Park from Chicago.

Five questions with … Hank Lobdell, home inspector - Tbo.com

Google Home Inspector News - Thu, 04/04/2013 - 20:11

Five questions with … Hank Lobdell, home inspector
Tbo.com
SOUTH TAMPA - Today we chat with Hank Lobdell, owner of A Buyer's Choice Home Inspections in Tampa. A former regional vice president for Winn Residential, he lived in the area as a student at St. Leo University before moving to Chicago; Raleigh, N.C.; ...

Home inspectors provide valuable insurance - The Missoulian

Google Home Inspector News - Thu, 04/04/2013 - 15:13

Home inspectors provide valuable insurance
The Missoulian
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 ...

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