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Name of business: Patriot Home Inspection LLC Owner: Dan Plotner Address: 11223 Parkwood Drive, Hagerstown Opening date: April 12, 2012 Products and services: Home inspections and home radon inspections Target market: Home buyers, home sellers and...
So-called "lemons" are consumer goods that fail quality and performance standards soon after purchased. Lemon laws (or warranties) protect consumers who buy defective products by offering a replacement or refund – but real estate is a different...
The Hartford CourantBefore purchasing a home in Connecticut, potential buyers often turn to a state-licensed home inspector to examine the property for any structural and system problems that might cause headaches later. An inspection typically takes several hours and...
Tags: New York City, Shingles, Building Material, Newington, Cheshire
It was a chronic thing: Almost every time Erma Taylor's great-grandson caught a cold, he also ended up having a severe asthma attack. Taylor, a retired nurse, spent many hours at a hospital, helping to hold the toddler for tests and breathing treatments,...
Sentinel CorrespondentBoard-certified real estate lawyer Gary M. Singer writes about the housing market at SunSentinel.com/housekeys each Friday. To ask him a question, go to SunSentinel.com/askpro Q: I am about to purchase my first home and have heard horror stories about...
When a real estate deal is in the offing, it's typical for the buyer to pay for an inspection. It's a good way to avoid buying a pig in a poke – to make sure that potentially serious flaws in the house don't escape notice. But there are reasons...
Q: When buying a home, is there anything in the home inspection that the seller must fix before the completion of the sale? How does the seller know the contents of the inspection? A: That's a very good question. First, when you sign a contract to buy a...
Sun SentinelA local public insurance adjuster and the president of a home inspectors group allege that parts of property insurance laws passed this year and last hurt their industries and are unconstitutional. Public adjuster restrictions In a lawsuit filed this...
Did you know your garage door may be the most vulnerable part of your home to hurricane damage? That's because it is typically the largest opening in a home. If left unsecured, the garage door is susceptible to 100-plus-mph winds that can cause it to...
1. Please describe your educational and professional background and how it has prepared you to serve as council president. I went to a.s.j.a. boys college in Trinidad W.I. attended RCA school of electronic technology in Ny,also Delehante school of...
As of this month, Florida requires home inspectors to be licensed. The new regulations also require inspectors to complete ongoing education courses and to undergo background checks, measures intended to better protect consumers. In response to my recent...
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Consumer File - Orlando SentinelSome sobering and informative thoughts on termites from a veteran Florida home inspector. Among his messages: Do NOT buy a wood frame house. These comments from Carl Riechers were prompted by his inspection of a home where termites were discovered AFTER...
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