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News Headlines - home inspector

Los Angeles Times

Make sure home inspectors play by the rules
Los Angeles Times
Guess what's the No. 1 real estate deal killer? Home inspections. Nearly one-third of all terminated real estate contracts crashed and burned because of the inspection results. Inspections also ranked as the No. 3 cause of delayed settlements ...

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Washington Post

Home inspections can be valuable, but sometimes they go too far ...
Washington Post
Most home buyers and sellers don't think much about what might derail their purchase or sale. But here's a sobering fact: One of every 20 sales contracts blows ...

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Worcester Telegram

Kenneth Harney: Make sure home inspectors play by the rules ...
Worcester Telegram
WASHINGTON — Most home buyers and sellers don't think much about what might derail their purchase or sale. But here's a sobering fact: One of every 20 ...

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Q&A with Jack Werner: Home buyers should choose home inspectors carefully
A: A detailed inspection of a house or building, with a written report of items that aren't safe, broken or not working as intended along with dollar-cost estimates for professional repair or replacement. If we're performing a property condition ...

Home inspection: What can you expect the seller to fix?
The Durango Herald
One of the most important is your inspection objection, which involves the physical condition of the home and associated components. If you discover a condition that is unacceptable, you can either terminate the contract or request that the seller make ...

Minneapolis Star Tribune

Magic wand? I'd change the home inspection contingency form.
Minneapolis Star Tribune
If I could wave a magic wand to make my job as a home inspector easier, I'd change the home inspection contingency form. Dig. When someone buys a home in Minnesota, they typically include an addendum to their purchase agreement, called the ...

Green Bay Press Gazette

Home inspections: You're not alone with questions
Green Bay Press Gazette
Reader Question: I am a home inspector. Customers tell me I am a good inspector. I always want to improve my methods when I can. Your answer to this ...

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Wicked Local Wellesley

Real Estate Advice: Don't waive home inspection
Wicked Local Wellesley
Q: We want to start looking for our first home this spring. In talking to a realtor, she told us the market is so hot right now with so many buyers competing for the ...

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The News Tribune (blog)

Matt Driscoll: 'It makes my stomach cringe.' Don't waive your home inspection, real estate agents warn
The News Tribune (blog)
That's how one local real estate agent described the advice he gives to would-be home buyers who may be contemplating waiving a home inspection when putting in an offer in Tacoma's super-charged market. As off-the-wall as that sounds to anyone who's ...

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