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12 Surprising Costs Every First-Time Home Buyer Needs to Know About - Reader's Digest

Home Inspection - Fri, 06/23/2017 - 09:23

Reader's Digest

12 Surprising Costs Every First-Time Home Buyer Needs to Know About
Reader's Digest
This means a thorough home inspection is extremely necessary and definitely not something you want to skimp on. Home inspections make sure everything from the appliances to the electrical system to the literal house structure are in good working ...

Even new homes are not perfect - Chicago Daily Herald

Home Inspection - Fri, 06/23/2017 - 04:06

Even new homes are not perfect
Chicago Daily Herald
Q. We just opened escrow on a new-construction home and were advised against ordering a home inspection, simply because the house is new and was approved by the building department. This seems reasonable to us, especially since the contractor has ...

Licensed home inspector's claims don't check out, CBS4 finds - WTTV CBS4Indy

Home Inspection - Tue, 06/20/2017 - 20:06

WTTV CBS4Indy

Licensed home inspector's claims don't check out, CBS4 finds
WTTV CBS4Indy
Instead, the family ended up on "a roller coaster," saying their home inspection process turned into a huge headache. The Snellenbergers searched online and found a company called Home Time Inspections. The owner, Anthony Maxie, told them he could ...

Ask Eli: How To Negotiate A Home Inspection - ARL now

Home Inspection - Tue, 06/20/2017 - 09:00

ARL now

Ask Eli: How To Negotiate A Home Inspection
ARL now
This regularly-scheduled sponsored Q&A column is written by Eli Tucker, Arlington-based Realtor and Rosslyn resident. Please submit your questions to him via email for response in future columns. Enjoy! Question: I just finished the home inspection for ...

Pillar To Post Home Inspection - Dan Warren - The News-Press

Home Inspection - Mon, 06/19/2017 - 12:15

The News-Press

Pillar To Post Home Inspection - Dan Warren
The News-Press
Welcome to your local Lee and Collier County home inspection company. Dan Warren is your local home inspector serving you since 1999. Since that time, he has completed an astonishing 6,000 home inspections. As a long standing resident of Lee and ...

Frank Lloyd Wright's lasting mark on metro Phoenix house styles - AZCentral.com

Phoenix Housing Market - Sun, 06/18/2017 - 06:00

AZCentral.com

Frank Lloyd Wright's lasting mark on metro Phoenix house styles
AZCentral.com
When Frank Lloyd Wright, who would transform housing in Phoenix, first moved to Arizona, he was nearly broke and the economy had crashed. Like many of Arizona's real-estate legends, the iconic architect rose from the ashes of a boom and bust. He began ...

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Radon could be a hidden threat in your home - Citizens Voice

Home Inspection - Sun, 06/18/2017 - 01:01

Citizens Voice

Radon could be a hidden threat in your home
Citizens Voice
But when the home inspection came back, there was an issue: radon. A walk through the home wouldn't show any sign of the odorless, colorless gas that comes from the decay of uranium. The gas causes lung cancer and is the primary cause of the cancer ...

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Police: AK-47, guns and heroin seized after parole home inspection ... - Fox 59

Home Inspection - Sat, 06/17/2017 - 13:59

Fox 59

Police: AK-47, guns and heroin seized after parole home inspection ...
Fox 59
INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. - Police in Indianapolis have arrested a man on parole after a routine parole check on the northwest side. 19-year-old Jaylen Thompson ...

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Before the Gunfire in Virginia, a Volatile Home Life in Illinois - New York Times

Home Inspection - Sat, 06/17/2017 - 09:27

New York Times

Before the Gunfire in Virginia, a Volatile Home Life in Illinois
New York Times
A onetime high school wrestler who worked for years in construction and then ran his own home inspection business, Mr. Hodgkinson spent much of his adult life here in Belleville, a Southern Illinois community of just over 40,000 people not far from St ...

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Report: US housing market largely back to normal - Construction Dive

Phoenix Housing Market - Fri, 06/16/2017 - 05:32

Reuters

Report: US housing market largely back to normal
Construction Dive
A steady rise in housing demand, home prices and construction activity, along with a decline in the number of distressed homeowners, sees the U.S. housing market returning to normal, according to the 2017 State of the Nation's Housing report from the ...
The State of the Nation's Housing 2017 | Joint Center for Housing Studies, Harvard UniversityJoint Center for Housing Studies - Harvard University

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'You're very fat!' Landlord fat-shames a woman during a home inspection and tells her to stop dressing her daughter ... - Daily Mail

Home Inspection - Thu, 06/15/2017 - 21:32

Daily Mail

'You're very fat!' Landlord fat-shames a woman during a home inspection and tells her to stop dressing her daughter ...
Daily Mail
A mother-of-two has revealed her worst ever rental inspection, during which she claimed the landlord called her fat and criticized her daughter's appearance. A Sydney renter for the past eight years, Catherine Rodie Blagg detailed her 'inspection from ...

News Flash: The Housing Market Hasn't Rebounded Everywhere in the US - Realtor.com News

Phoenix Housing Market - Thu, 06/15/2017 - 13:19

Realtor.com News

News Flash: The Housing Market Hasn't Rebounded Everywhere in the US
Realtor.com News
... more than 40% since 2000. However, they were well below those lofty heights in many Midwestern markets. "What people forget is, the meat of the housing market is not on the coasts—even if those are the markets that get the bulk of the headlines ...

Man who shot congressman was living in van, called a loner - Muskogee Daily Phoenix

Phoenix Home Inspection - Thu, 06/15/2017 - 01:30

Man who shot congressman was living in van, called a loner
Muskogee Daily Phoenix
Until recently, Hodgkinson ran a home-inspection business out of his house in southern Illinois. His Facebook page shows he was a fan of Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders, who last year made an unsuccessful bid for the Democratic presidential nomination.

In Belleville, alleged gunman remembered 'as a very irascible, angry little man' - Chicago Tribune

Home Inspection - Wed, 06/14/2017 - 18:17

Chicago Tribune

In Belleville, alleged gunman remembered 'as a very irascible, angry little man'
Chicago Tribune
For years, James T. Hodgkinson lived what seemed to be an unremarkable life in this quiet community outside St. Louis, sharing a house with his longtime wife, Sue, and running a home inspection and appraisal business. But at times, residents say, he ...

AP News in Brief at 9:04 pm EDT - Daily Mail

Phoenix Home Inspection - Wed, 06/14/2017 - 18:07

CBS News

AP News in Brief at 9:04 pm EDT
Daily Mail
Until recently, Hodgkinson ran a home-inspection business out of his house in southern Illinois. His Facebook page shows that he was a fan of Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders, who last year made an .... PHOENIX (AP) - Southern Baptists on Wednesday formally ...
Special counsel is investigating Trump for possible obstruction of justice, officials sayWashington Post

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AP News in Brief at 9:04 pm EDT - The Sun Herald

Phoenix Home Inspection - Wed, 06/14/2017 - 18:05

AP News in Brief at 9:04 pm EDT
The Sun Herald
Until recently, Hodgkinson ran a home-inspection business out of his house in southern Illinois. His Facebook page shows that he was a fan of Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders, who last year made an .... PHOENIX (AP) — Southern Baptists on Wednesday ...

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Baseball shooting, Dallas Wave, Southern Baptists: Your Wednesday evening news roundup - Dallas News

Phoenix Home Inspection - Wed, 06/14/2017 - 14:30

Baseball shooting, Dallas Wave, Southern Baptists: Your Wednesday evening news roundup
Dallas News
Law enforcement identified the suspect as James Hodgkinson of Belleville, Ill., a 66-year-old who owned a home inspection business, according to multiple reports. He left a trail of anti-Trump venom on social media, including a comment on Facebook when ...

Some in GOP say threats of violence against them ignored - WPXI Pittsburgh

Phoenix Home Inspection - Wed, 06/14/2017 - 13:47

WPXI Pittsburgh

Some in GOP say threats of violence against them ignored
WPXI Pittsburgh
Associated Press writers Bill Barrow in Atlanta, Jacques Billeaud in Phoenix, and Alan Fram in Washington contributed to this report. Copyright 2017 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, ..... The ...

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OMF - Planks and all: Brady continues to dominate OTAs 6-14-17 - WEEI.com

Phoenix Home Inspection - Wed, 06/14/2017 - 10:28

WEEI.com

OMF - Planks and all: Brady continues to dominate OTAs 6-14-17
WEEI.com
Owns his own business owns a home inspection company. Apparently did. Lose his license here recently so who knows maybe he's pissed off the world. Maybe he's pissed profit at the ... Defense doesn't get people being out tonight she was shot in Phoenix ...

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Who Is James T. Hodgkinson? - The Atlantic

Home Inspection - Wed, 06/14/2017 - 10:15

Patch.com

Who Is James T. Hodgkinson?
The Atlantic
Hodgkinson, 66, owns a home-inspection business. Hodgkinson was a licensed home inspector from 1994 to 1997, when his license expired, according records from the Illinois Department of Financial and Professional Regulation. He also held a license ...
Who is James Hodgkinson? Gunman killed after critically wounding Steve Scalise; shooting 4 othersAL.com
GOP baseball practice shooter identified as 66-year-old James T. HodgkinsonRaw Story
Shooter identified by law enforcement officials as James T. HodgkinsonWashington Post
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