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Water pressure concerns also extend into Hagerstown's East End homes - Herald-Mail Media

Google Home Inspector News - Sat, 09/23/2017 - 20:35

Herald-Mail Media

Water pressure concerns also extend into Hagerstown's East End homes
Herald-Mail Media
When Keller's family was considering buying the house, a home inspector pointed out a system in it. It was a water pressure system. Keller said when he turns the water on in the house, it starts slow. Then the water pressure system kicks in. Although ...

FaceTime or face time? You can't do it all on your smartphone - OCRegister

Google Home Inspector News - Sat, 09/23/2017 - 14:57

OCRegister

FaceTime or face time? You can't do it all on your smartphone
OCRegister
You can Google a video on how to fix your running toilet or set your alarm, video chat with someone across the planet and send out a 140-character opinion that could reach more than a million people. You can see who's at your front door while you're at ...

In your case, your electric panel should be replaced - CapitalGazette.com

Google Home Inspector News - Sat, 09/23/2017 - 11:09

CapitalGazette.com

In your case, your electric panel should be replaced
CapitalGazette.com
We are selling our home and just had a home inspection. The home we have been in for over 20 years has a Federal Pacific electrical panel with which we have had no trouble but the home inspector said was dangerous and should be immediately replaced.

Barry Stone: Perils of disclosing problem after closing escrow - NewsOK.com

Google Home Inspector News - Sat, 09/23/2017 - 10:07

NewsOK.com

Barry Stone: Perils of disclosing problem after closing escrow
NewsOK.com
The new heating system was working perfectly and was approved by the buyers' home inspector. Recently, however, we read that a heater cannot be legally installed in a bedroom closet. Now we're afraid that the home we sold may have a serious safety ...

About the House: Fall to-do checklist - Sturgis Journal

Google Home Inspector News - Fri, 09/22/2017 - 19:03

About the House: Fall to-do checklist
Sturgis Journal
When the basics are accommodated, and you've scheduled your municipality to clean your street first this winter, you will be able to rest easier About the House. Rob Kinsey has been a licensed builder for 30 years and is a home inspector with more than ...

After Irma, power restored to all of Manatee, Sarasota, FPL says - Bradenton Herald

Sarasota Home Inspector news - Fri, 09/22/2017 - 13:51

Sarasota Herald-Tribune

After Irma, power restored to all of Manatee, Sarasota, FPL says
Bradenton Herald
FPL, Wilson said, stopped by her home but eventually told her she would need to hire an electrician to fix issues with her home and wires. Wilson said she did that, and it cost her hundreds of dollars. Now, she's waiting for an inspector to come out ...
Power is back, but TV and internet maybe notSarasota Herald-Tribune
UPDATE: LCEC, FPL report on power outagesLehigh Acres Citizen

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Adding electrical to unpermitted building - Chicago Daily Herald

Google Home Inspector News - Fri, 09/22/2017 - 11:18

Adding electrical to unpermitted building
Chicago Daily Herald
Q. The people who are buying my home hired a home inspector. When I returned home after the inspection, I found circuit breakers turned off and all of my electronics destroyed, including three televisions, cable DVRs, DVD players, stereos, modem and ...

Residents along Apopka road worry about sinkholes after a second, larger one opens - Orlando Sentinel

Google Home Inspector News - Thu, 09/21/2017 - 21:25

Orlando Sentinel

Residents along Apopka road worry about sinkholes after a second, larger one opens
Orlando Sentinel
A home inspector will investigate the causes of the sinkholes and washouts. The Millers' daughter, Dawn Driggers, was dubious that they could prove the sinkhole was a result of the hurricane. Residents who already have insurance policies shouldn't ...

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New figures show strength in Sarasota-Manatee residential market - Sarasota Herald-Tribune

Sarasota Home Inspector news - Thu, 09/21/2017 - 06:55

New figures show strength in Sarasota-Manatee residential market
Sarasota Herald-Tribune
While Sarasota and Manatee counties performed well in key indicators that reflect improvements in the residential real estate market, the nation's overall home sales dropped by 1.7 percent and Florida logged only a 0.9 percent increase. Sarasota County ...

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After Irma: FEMA opens Boynton center as Florida aid tops $282 million - Palm Beach Post

Sarasota Home Inspector news - Thu, 09/21/2017 - 04:00

Palm Beach Post

After Irma: FEMA opens Boynton center as Florida aid tops $282 million
Palm Beach Post
Martins Nnoko and Andi Wilson, with the SBA Disaster Assistance set up their sign at the FEMA/State Disaster Recovery Center that has opened at the Carolyn Sims Center, 225 NW 12th. Avenue in Boynton Beach. (Allen Eyestone / The Palm Beach Post).
FEMA Officials Will Be In Manatee County For Next 2 WeeksPatch.com
News - Blunt, Cornyn, Cruz, Lankford Introduce Bill to Allow Houses of Worship to Receive Federal Disaster ...Senator Roy Blunt - Senate.gov

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Will FEMA or insurance cover Irma-related sinkhole or washout damage? - Orlando Sentinel

Google Home Inspector News - Wed, 09/20/2017 - 22:06

Orlando Sentinel

Will FEMA or insurance cover Irma-related sinkhole or washout damage?
Orlando Sentinel
A home inspector will investigate the causes of the sinkholes and washouts. “The process will determine whether or not they will be eligible for FEMA assistance,” he said. Some experts argue the rain from hurricanes is the biggest contributor to sinkholes.
Sinkhole swallows portion of Apopka homeWFTV Orlando
Apopka home spared by Irma swallowed by sinkholeWKMG Orlando

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Power is back, but TV and internet maybe not - Sarasota Herald-Tribune

Sarasota Home Inspector news - Wed, 09/20/2017 - 19:42

Sarasota Herald-Tribune

Power is back, but TV and internet maybe not
Sarasota Herald-Tribune
Ten days after Hurricane Irma plowed through the state, power is back to the nearly half-million homes and businesses that were knocked out in Southwest Florida. ... By 6 p.m., FPL reported 310 customers still in the dark, 220 of them in Sarasota ...
UPDATE: LCEC, FPL report on power outagesLehigh Acres Citizen

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Tips to resurrect a failed real estate negotiation - Green Bay Press Gazette

Google Home Inspector News - Wed, 09/20/2017 - 15:25

Green Bay Press Gazette

Tips to resurrect a failed real estate negotiation
Green Bay Press Gazette
It is also possible that a specialty contractor will overrule a home inspector. As an example, a reader recently made me aware of an inspection that called for mold remediation in the attic. A mold abatement contractor determined it was not mold after ...

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Working from home is becoming popular option - Fenton Tri County Times

Google Home Inspector News - Wed, 09/20/2017 - 07:32

Working from home is becoming popular option
Fenton Tri County Times
An important part of the home buying process is having a professional home inspector go through the house to determine the condition of the building and point out any potential problems. A home inspector needs to meet the state regulations for the ...

FEMA registration expectations listed - Citrus County Chronicle

Google Home Inspector News - Wed, 09/20/2017 - 01:52

FEMA registration expectations listed
Citrus County Chronicle
The FEMA contracted home inspector contacts the individual to schedule the inspection. b. The inspection generally takes 30-40 minutes or less. c. Inspection consists of a verification of disaster-related losses and a review of ownership or residence ...

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How to register for FEMA help, and what to expect - Citrus County Chronicle

Google Home Inspector News - Wed, 09/20/2017 - 01:38

How to register for FEMA help, and what to expect
Citrus County Chronicle
The FEMA contracted home inspector contacts the individual to schedule the inspection. b. The inspection generally takes 30-40 minutes or less. c. Inspection consists of a verification of disaster-related losses and a review of ownership or residence ...

Dear Monty: 6 tips to resurrect a failed negotiation - The Hutchinson News

Google Home Inspector News - Tue, 09/19/2017 - 14:45

The Hutchinson News

Dear Monty: 6 tips to resurrect a failed negotiation
The Hutchinson News
It is also possible that a specialty contractor will overrule a home inspector. As an example, a reader recently made me aware of an inspection that called for mold remediation in the attic. A mold abatement contractor determined it was not mold after ...

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Term Sheet — Tuesday, September 19 - Fortune

Florida Chinese Drywall Inspections - Tue, 09/19/2017 - 13:21

Term Sheet — Tuesday, September 19
Fortune
based provider of automatic taping and finishing tools, supplies and training for the professional drywall finishing sector. Financial ... CM Seven Star Acquisition, a China-based SPAC, plans to raise $150 million in an IPO of $15 million shares at $10 ...

Could Creepy Crawlies Ruin Your Home Sale? - CapeCod.com News

Google Home Inspector News - Tue, 09/19/2017 - 08:15

CapeCod.com News

Could Creepy Crawlies Ruin Your Home Sale?
CapeCod.com News
Sellers will have it looked at right before putting it on the market or worse, have it brought to their attention by the home inspector. By that time, pests, especially wood eating insects may have wrought considerable damage. Having an infestation can ...

NEW WRINKLES: Seeing beyond the latest nursing home scandal - Sarasota Herald-Tribune

Sarasota Home Inspector news - Tue, 09/19/2017 - 07:11

NEW WRINKLES: Seeing beyond the latest nursing home scandal
Sarasota Herald-Tribune
A one-star facility as rated by state inspections, run by a small for-profit company, conjures up a lot of management turnover and disarray. You make maybe $15 an hour at a thankless, difficult job, and you could easily find another one just like it. A ...

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