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Community learns mold prevention , health assistance - Belvoir Eagle

Toxic Black Mold in the News - Thu, 05/02/2013 - 05:43

Community learns mold prevention , health assistance
Belvoir Eagle
Some of these enzymes and spores are nutritious, others provoke allergic reactions and others are toxic. Mold travels into buildings through leaks and cracks in walls and underneath doorways. The spores begin to grow by landing on moist locations ...

What to expect when you're inspecting - Elko Daily Free Press - Elko Daily Free Press

Google Home Inspector News - Wed, 05/01/2013 - 22:21

What to expect when you're inspecting - Elko Daily Free Press
Elko Daily Free Press
While contractors and trades people might be able to offer advice on what needs fixing and the best solution, a good home inspector is in the position to offer an unbiased opinion, said Tom Kruse, owner of Professional Home Inspections in Holmen, Wis.

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Officials: Obama naming NC's Watt for housing post - AZFamily

Phoenix Housing News - Wed, 05/01/2013 - 09:27

Officials: Obama naming NC's Watt for housing post
AZFamily
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama intends to nominate veteran Rep. Melvin Watt to head the Federal Housing Finance Agency, the government regulator that oversees lending giants Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac, and he has chosen a former ...

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Housing rebound is facing obstacle: Too few homes - AZFamily

Phoenix Housing News - Wed, 05/01/2013 - 08:01

Housing rebound is facing obstacle: Too few homes
AZFamily
The housing shortage around Grand Rapids, Mich., a city known for its furniture industry and sleek downtown hospital complex, is fairly typical of what the country as a whole is facing this spring. Some markets along the East and West coasts have grown ...

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Property Wars star: Housing market in Phoenix is booming - MyFox Phoenix

Phoenix Housing News - Wed, 05/01/2013 - 04:12

Property Wars star: Housing market in Phoenix is booming
MyFox Phoenix
A nightmare is unfolding south of the border for a Phoenix family. They had traveled to Mexico on a commercial bus, but not all of them made it back. A nightmare is unfolding south of the border for a Phoenix family. They had traveled to Mexico on a ...

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More foreclosures means more fixer uppers - Realty Today

LA Home Inspector - Wed, 05/01/2013 - 00:18

More foreclosures means more fixer uppers
Realty Today
This glut of short sale and foreclosure properties means a great need for renovation, say industry experts like Eric Sussman, a senior lecturer in real estate at the University of California Los Angeles Anderson School of Management. As property values ...

Phoenix tops in nation for home price gains - Phoenix Business Journal

Phoenix Housing News - Tue, 04/30/2013 - 18:42

Phoenix tops in nation for home price gains
Phoenix Business Journal
The comeback of the metro Phoenix housing market far outpaced the nation in February, posting the biggest year-over-year price gain out of the top metropolitan areas, according to the latest report by the Standard & Poor's/Case-Shiller Home Price Indices.

Phoenix leads all cities in home price gains - AZFamily

Phoenix Housing News - Tue, 04/30/2013 - 07:23

AZFamily

Phoenix leads all cities in home price gains
AZFamily
And Stan Humphries, chief economist at Zillow, a real estate data provider, cautioned that the national figures are being skewed by sharp rebounds in cities hit hard during the housing bust, including Las Vegas and Phoenix. Investors are helping drive ...
What CoreLogic's acquisition of Case-Shiller means for housing researchPhoenix Business Journal (blog)
Housing Market AcceleratesWall Street Journal
Home Prices in 20 U.S. Cities Increase by Most Since May 2006Bloomberg
Christian Science Monitor (blog) -TIME -AOL Real Estate (blog)
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Home inspection - Sherwood Park News

Google Home Inspector News - Mon, 04/29/2013 - 22:08

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.

Best of Business Journal: Mold mania, lack of planning staff, arena development - Sacramento Business Journal

Toxic Black Mold in the News - Mon, 04/29/2013 - 21:39

Best of Business Journal: Mold mania, lack of planning staff, arena development
Sacramento Business Journal
Kathy Robertson brings us up to date on how, “a decade ago, fears of toxic mold shook the housing industry — and created a new legal specialty,” and today, “it doesn't hold quite the same terror.” In “Construction is back -- but cities still lack ...

What CoreLogic's acquisition of Case-Shiller means for housing research - Phoenix Business Journal (blog)

Phoenix Housing News - Mon, 04/29/2013 - 20:52

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What CoreLogic's acquisition of Case-Shiller means for housing research
Phoenix Business Journal (blog)
“What's my home worth?” is a question of incredible economic importance these days — and one that independent housing researchers have been fighting tooth and nail to answer most accurately. That industry, however, has become somewhat less ...
Phoenix leads all cities in home price gainsAZFamily
Housing Market AcceleratesWall Street Journal
Case-Shiller: Home prices in 20 cities rise at fastest rate since 2006Christian Science Monitor (blog)
TIME -Trade the Newsroom (blog) -AOL Real Estate (blog)
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Real Estate Reality: Boomerang buyers - AZFamily

Phoenix Housing News - Mon, 04/29/2013 - 18:19

AZFamily

Real Estate Reality: Boomerang buyers
AZFamily
She is what's known as "Boomerang Buyer" -- easing her way back into the real estate market only because the slumping housing industry seems to be off of life support. Just a few years ago, like many homeowners, Bookout was forced to short sale her ...

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

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

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 ...

The Hottest Housing Markets of 2013 - 24/7 Wall St.

Phoenix Housing News - Mon, 04/29/2013 - 03:50

The Hottest Housing Markets of 2013
24/7 Wall St.
Three of the four metropolitan areas not in California — Detroit, Las Vegas and Phoenix — were also disproportionately hurt by the housing crisis. For example, in Las Vegas, home prices dropped 59% between the peak in the first quarter of 2006 and ...

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Mold Experts Recommend Frequent Cleaning Inside Air Conditioners and Ducts ... - Free Press Release Center (press release)

Toxic Black Mold in the News - Sun, 04/28/2013 - 15:04

Mold Experts Recommend Frequent Cleaning Inside Air Conditioners and Ducts ...
Free Press Release Center (press release)
Certified Environmental Hygienists Phillip Fry and Hank Taylor recommend that property owners, managers, and tenants stop toxic mold growth by opening up and thoroughly clean inside window air conditioners and central and split air conditioning ...

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Ask the Inspector: New garage wiring - Leader-Telegram

Google Home Inspector News - Fri, 04/26/2013 - 22:08

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 ...

Pima County Superior Court judge is censured again - Beaumont Enterprise

Toxic Black Mold in the News - Fri, 04/26/2013 - 15:59

Pima County Superior Court judge is censured again
Beaumont Enterprise
An attorney in a January 2012 settlement conference involving possible exposure to toxic mold complained to the Arizona Commission on Judicial Conduct that Cornelio made inappropriate comments that cause the 19-year-old plaintiff to cry. The second ...

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Phoenix-area home foreclosure rate continues to fall - Phoenix Business Journal

Phoenix Housing News - Fri, 04/26/2013 - 14:22

Phoenix-area home foreclosure rate continues to fall
Phoenix Business Journal
Foreclosure and mortgage delinquency rates in the Phoenix area declined in February from a year ago, another sign of a stabilizing housing market in Arizona. New data from CoreLogic shows that the rate of Phoenix-area foreclosures among outstanding ...

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Prevent Home from Black Mold with Moldremovalinhome.com - SBWire (press release)

Toxic Black Mold in the News - Fri, 04/26/2013 - 09:47

Prevent Home from Black Mold with Moldremovalinhome.com
SBWire (press release)
It is referred to as a toxic mold because it produces toxins called mycotoxins. Toxic black molds can lead to respiratory problems, like wheezing, coughing, and bleeding of lungs. It can create skin problems, circulation problems in the heart, and ...

Pima judge's conduct censured - Arizona Daily Star - Arizona Daily Star

Toxic Black Mold in the News - Fri, 04/26/2013 - 02:55

Pima judge's conduct censured - Arizona Daily Star
Arizona Daily Star
An attorney in a January 2012 settlement conference involving possible exposure to toxic mold complained to the Arizona Commission on Judicial Conduct that Cornelio made inappropriate comments, causing the 19-year-old plaintiff to cry, using profanity ...

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