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Ask the Inspector: Bathroom power panels - Leader-Telegram

Google Home Inspector News - Fri, 06/07/2013 - 22:05

Ask the Inspector: Bathroom power panels
Leader-Telegram
If you have an older home 60 plus years old or older with this wiring, call a licensed electrician and have it removed. Duerkop is a licensed home inspector and serves as president and education director of the Wisconsin Association of Home Inspectors ...

Phoenix veteran housing project completed - KTAR.com

Phoenix Housing News - Fri, 06/07/2013 - 16:35

Phoenix veteran housing project completed
KTAR.com
PHOENIX -- After nearly a year, the Grand Veteran's Village near 35th Avenue and Indian School is now a reality. The organization U.S. Vets Phoenix started the renovation of a run-down hotel in July 2012. The goal was to create apartment units for vets ...

How To Get The Most Value Out Of Your Home Inspection - Forbes

Google Home Inspector News - Fri, 06/07/2013 - 15:16

How To Get The Most Value Out Of Your Home Inspection
Forbes
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 purchase. Should the buyer ...

New York City Mold Removal Company Inundated with Hurricane Sandy Mold ... - SBWire (press release)

Toxic Black Mold in the News - Fri, 06/07/2013 - 10:00

New York City Mold Removal Company Inundated with Hurricane Sandy Mold ...
SBWire (press release)
New York City, NY -- (SBWIRE) -- 06/07/2013 -- With toxic mold growing on top of contaminated areas in NYC, thousands upon thousands of residents have been reported to be suffering from exposure to this new type of mold compounded by an already ...

Home inspections worth the effort - Chicago Tribune (blog)

Google Home Inspector News - Fri, 06/07/2013 - 09:45

Home inspections worth the effort
Chicago Tribune (blog)
Generally, a home inspector cannot disclose information found during a home inspection without the buyer's approval. However, if the inspector finds something dangerous, he is required to disclose that finding to the seller and the potential purchaser, ...

Manhattan Mold Inspection Co., EntireEnviro, Reports Increase in Mold and ... - SBWire (press release)

Toxic Black Mold in the News - Fri, 06/07/2013 - 08:20

Manhattan Mold Inspection Co., EntireEnviro, Reports Increase in Mold and ...
SBWire (press release)
With allergy season just getting into full swing, there have been increases in reports from homeowners, residents, doctors, lawyers, along with numerous official organizations about toxic mold growth, contaminated buildings, condemned buildings, and ...

Ask the Home Inspector: Antiquated electrical systems must be replaced - Wausau Daily Herald

Google Home Inspector News - Fri, 06/07/2013 - 02:44

Ask the Home Inspector: Antiquated electrical systems must be replaced
Wausau Daily Herald
In the last two weeks, a few things have come up in my inspections involving areas I have talked about before when you have visible knob-and-tube wiring in any area of your home: whether it be the attic, garage or basement, it should be removed.

Home inspections worth the effort - Chicago Tribune (blog)

Google Home Inspector News - Fri, 06/07/2013 - 00:07

Chicago Tribune (blog)

Home inspections worth the effort
Chicago Tribune (blog)
Generally, a home inspector cannot disclose information found during a home inspection without the buyer's approval. However, if the inspector finds something dangerous, he is required to disclose that finding to the seller and the potential purchaser, ...

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Traverse City Home Inspector Timothy Evans Reports Radon a Concern When ... - PR Web (press release)

Google Home Inspector News - Thu, 06/06/2013 - 00:20

Traverse City Home Inspector Timothy Evans Reports Radon a Concern When ...
PR Web (press release)
Timothy Evans, owner of Traverse City Home Inspections LLC (http://www.traversecityhomeinspections.com), a home inspection company serving Traverse City and Northwest Michigan, reports that radon gas testing is now required by some insurance and ...

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East Mesa's housing development shows real estate recovery - AZFamily

Phoenix Housing News - Tue, 06/04/2013 - 19:20

East Mesa's housing development shows real estate recovery
AZFamily
MESA, Ariz. -- New construction is turning a corner in the Valley, and the suburb of Mesa is ready to grow again. A housing development long in the planning stages is now open. “It is the symbol that residential real estate is back in Arizona,” said ...

Verena Robinson Brings Diversity and Experience to Carlsbad, CA Real Estate ... - SBWire (press release)

LA Home Inspector - Tue, 06/04/2013 - 13:11

Verena Robinson Brings Diversity and Experience to Carlsbad, CA Real Estate ...
SBWire (press release)
San Diego, CA -- (SBWIRE) -- 06/04/2013 -- After more than eight years of serving the real estate markets in Los Angeles, San Diego, and Mammoth Lakes, Verena Robinson brings her experience and expertise to Carlsbad, providing clients with a full suite ...

Behind the Rise in House Prices, Wall Street Buyers - New York Times

Phoenix Housing News - Mon, 06/03/2013 - 20:21

New York Times

Behind the Rise in House Prices, Wall Street Buyers
New York Times
Emily Berl for The New York TimesJoe Cusumano, a real estate agent, outside a home in Riverside, Calif. He said much of his business came from large investors. The last time the housing market was this hot in Phoenix and Las Vegas, the buyers pushing ...
Housing Prices Are Being Dangerously Distorted By Big Institutional MoneySeeking Alpha

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Community organizations , officials break ground on LGBT senior housing facility - Chicago Phoenix

Phoenix Housing News - Mon, 06/03/2013 - 10:32

Community organizations , officials break ground on LGBT senior housing facility
Chicago Phoenix
Community leaders and elected officials gathered Monday near the Center on Halsted in the Boystown neighborhood to break ground for the construction of a facility that would provide affordable housing for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer ...

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Property Owners in Long Beach Finally Understand the Significance of Mold ... - SBWire (press release)

Toxic Black Mold in the News - Mon, 06/03/2013 - 09:09

Property Owners in Long Beach Finally Understand the Significance of Mold ...
SBWire (press release)
The first course of action is finding a capable mold testing company to carry out inspection. Once the tests are over, residents can look for a mold removal company to wipe out all traces of toxic mold. Residents from anywhere in Long Beach CA can ...

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Phoenix city officials tour new urban housing downtown - KJZZ

Phoenix Housing News - Fri, 05/31/2013 - 17:13

Phoenix city officials tour new urban housing downtown
KJZZ
Today, Housing and Urban Development Secretary Shaun Donovan toured an apartment complex under construction that will bring people of all income levels together, downtown. Phoenix is going urban. Those were some of Mayor Greg Stanton's first words ...
Official: Phoenix leads way on helping homeless veteransKTAR.com

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State lacks affordable rental housing - azcentral

Phoenix Housing News - Fri, 05/31/2013 - 17:06

State lacks affordable rental housing
azcentral
Sheila Harris, founding director of the Arizona Department of Housing, authored the report and discussed it at a daylong conference in Phoenix on May 17. The Housing Alliance is a statewide coalition with the goal of providing Arizonans quality housing ...

Midday Fix: Home inspection tips for buyers and sellers - WGNtv.com

Google Home Inspector News - Fri, 05/31/2013 - 09:15

Midday Fix: Home inspection tips for buyers and sellers
WGNtv.com
Your home inspector should be looking at all the aspects of your home, from the condition and age of the roof, to drainage systems, the foundation, walls, insulation, grading, electrical systems, plumbing, condition of windows and doors, appliances ...

Buyer regrets not having home inspection - Chicago Daily Herald

Google Home Inspector News - Fri, 05/31/2013 - 01:41

Buyer regrets not having home inspection
Chicago Daily Herald
A. Most homebuyers are aware of the importance of hiring a home inspector before they buy a home. And most real estate agents advise their clients accordingly. If you bought your home without having it inspected, then one of two errors took place ...

123 Mold Testing Company Making Itself Accessible to Every Doorstep at ... - SBWire (press release)

Toxic Black Mold in the News - Thu, 05/30/2013 - 10:59

123 Mold Testing Company Making Itself Accessible to Every Doorstep at ...
SBWire (press release)
Austin, TX -- (SBWIRE) -- 05/30/2013 -- Finding mold growth at constantly used locations like the kitchen sink, bathroom, living room carpet, etc can be a very jarring experience. Considering the potential health hazard it can cause if it is toxic mold ...

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San Diego Homeowners Threatened by the Increasing Number of Toxic Mold ... - SBWire (press release)

Toxic Black Mold in the News - Thu, 05/30/2013 - 10:40

San Diego Homeowners Threatened by the Increasing Number of Toxic Mold ...
SBWire (press release)
Austin, TX -- (SBWIRE) -- 05/30/2013 -- The Californian health department has warned San Diego homeowners to watch out for an increase attack of mold and mildew over the next few years. With the unpredictability of the weather conditions increasing ...

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