Virginia Home Inspector

Real estate buyer beware — MILLS - Sault Star

Mon, 06/17/2013 - 10:47

Real estate buyer beware — MILLS
Sault Star
“You wouldn't want to put an infant or a child under these conditions, being exposed to gases,” said Virginia Salares. ... One veteran home inspector in Ottawa says he finds at least one former grow-op every six weeks, and most were not detected by police.

Couple finds dream house on old North Sewickley farm - Timesonline.com

Mon, 06/10/2013 - 04:20

Couple finds dream house on old North Sewickley farm
Timesonline.com
David grew up in Wilkinsburg, and Susan is a Virginia native. Susan described their home in ... David said a home inspector spent four hours going over the home and couldn't believe how straight the construction is. Age and settling haven't affected ...

Couple finds dream house on old North Sewickley farm - Ellwood City Ledger

Mon, 06/10/2013 - 04:15

Couple finds dream house on old North Sewickley farm
Ellwood City Ledger
David grew up in Wilkinsburg, and Susan is a Virginia native. Susan described their home in ... David said a home inspector spent four hours going over the home and couldn't believe how straight the construction is. Age and settling haven't affected ...

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Your house might be making you sick - The Seattle Times

Fri, 06/07/2013 - 13:20

Your house might be making you sick
The Seattle Times
“People spend more time looking at the kitchen countertops than they do at issues that can cause serious health problems,” says Nancy Harvey Steorts, a real-estate agent in Virginia and author of “Your Home Safe Home.” “There are so many elements to ...

Your house might be making you sick - Chicago Daily Herald

Mon, 05/20/2013 - 11:33

Your house might be making you sick
Chicago Daily Herald
"People spend more time looking at the kitchen countertops than they do at issues that can cause serious health problems," says Nancy Harvey Steorts, a realty agent in Virginia and author of "Your Home Safe Home." "There are so many elements to having ...

How to repair broken concrete statues - Washington Post

Wed, 05/15/2013 - 16:11

How to repair broken concrete statues
Washington Post
I would be willing to travel to other parts of Virginia, Maryland or West Virginia. Herndon. AYou're right: Many lawn and garden stores that carry concrete statues don't do repairs. One that does is Harper's ... Of course it startled the UPS guy the ...

Buyer's Guide To Keep From Buying A Meth Home - WCHS-TV8

Tue, 05/14/2013 - 14:01

WCHS-TV8

Buyer's Guide To Keep From Buying A Meth Home
WCHS-TV8
"Anytime a meth lab is busted, the state of West Virginia Bureau for Public Health or Clandestine Drug Remediation Program is notified by law enforcement, then we'll put a placard on the building," Lewis said. Lewis said the signage is supposed to give ...

Crozet Portrait Donated to Crozet Library - The Crozet Gazette

Sat, 05/04/2013 - 12:06

The Crozet Gazette

Crozet Portrait Donated to Crozet Library
The Crozet Gazette
The original photograph is in the possession of Virginia Military Institute, where Crozet served as the school's first rector. Educated at ... He said he paints about a dozen portraits a year, in his spare time from his job as a home inspector. Wright ...

More foreclosures means more fixer uppers - Realty Today

Wed, 05/01/2013 - 07:18

More foreclosures means more fixer uppers
Realty Today
A year after purchasing their Richmond, Virginia, fixer-upper for $290,000 in 2010, Sherry and John Petersik rolled up their sleeves and tackled the outdated kitchen. They dragged the refrigerator and microwave out of the way, set up a dish-washing ...

5 ways your house might be making you sick - Mcalester News Capital

Sun, 04/28/2013 - 20:13

5 ways your house might be making you sick
Mcalester News Capital
"People spend more time looking at the kitchen countertops than they do at issues that can cause serious health problems," says Nancy Harvey Steorts, a realty agent in Virginia and author of "Your Home Safe Home." "There are so many elements to having ...

Sick House: The Link Between Housing And Health - Hartford Courant

Thu, 04/25/2013 - 22:28

Hartford Courant

Sick House: The Link Between Housing And Health
Hartford Courant
"People spend more time looking at the kitchen countertops than they do at issues that can cause serious health problems," says Nancy Harvey Steorts, a realty agent in Virginia and author of "Your Home Safe Home." "There are so many elements to having ...

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House making you sick? - Fort Wayne Journal Gazette

Thu, 04/25/2013 - 07:08

House making you sick?
Fort Wayne Journal Gazette
“People spend more time looking at the kitchen countertops than they do at issues that can cause serious health problems,” says Nancy Harvey Steorts, a realty agent in Virginia and author of “Your Home Safe Home.” “There are so many elements to having ...

Housing News: PulteGroup Inc (PHM), D.R. Horton Inc (DHI), NVR Inc (NVR) - Insider Monkey (blog)

Thu, 04/18/2013 - 22:06

Insider Monkey (blog)

Housing News: PulteGroup Inc (PHM), D.R. Horton Inc (DHI), NVR Inc (NVR)
Insider Monkey (blog)
Housing Juggernaut Seen Spurring 500,000 New U.S. Workers (Bloomberg) Paul Laney landed a job two months ago as a home inspector in Woodstock, Georgia, as the city added staff to oversee a growing residential construction industry. ... NVR Announces ...

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5 ways your house might be making you sick - Edmond Sun

Mon, 04/15/2013 - 16:52

5 ways your house might be making you sick
Edmond Sun
"People spend more time looking at the kitchen countertops than they do at issues that can cause serious health problems," says Nancy Harvey Steorts, a realty agent in Virginia and author of "Your Home Safe Home." "There are so many elements to having ...

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Laura Barnhardt Cech writes on some common household hazards and some ... - Oman Tribune

Mon, 04/15/2013 - 00:08

Laura Barnhardt Cech writes on some common household hazards and some ...
Oman Tribune
The one thing Taylor never suspected was that something inside the Falls Church, Virginia, Cape Cod that she shares with her granddaughter and great-grandson was a source of the 3-year-old's medical problems. It turned out that mould and mildew from ...

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Your house might be making you sick - SouthCoastToday.com

Sun, 04/14/2013 - 04:09

Your house might be making you sick
SouthCoastToday.com
"People spend more time looking at the kitchen countertops than they do at issues that can cause serious health problems," says Nancy Harvey Steorts, a realty agent in Virginia and author of "Your Home Safe Home." "There are so many elements to having ...

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Is your house making you sick? - Bangor Daily News

Sat, 04/13/2013 - 09:45

Is your house making you sick?
Bangor Daily News
“People spend more time looking at the kitchen countertops than they do at issues that can cause serious health problems,” says Nancy Harvey Steorts, a realty agent in Virginia and author of “Your Home Safe Home.” “There are so many elements to having ...

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Ask Adam: Exclusive Buyer Agreements - ARL now

Tue, 04/02/2013 - 14:57

Ask Adam: Exclusive Buyer Agreements
ARL now
On July 1, 2012, the Virginia Agency Law was revised, now requiring all Virginia real estate agents and brokers working with a home buyer to have an exclusive buyer's agreement in place. .... who will often (1) encourage the buyer to offer as high a ...

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Buying a home? Order the 'Housefax' from a Boulder-based dot-com - Daily Camera

Sun, 03/31/2013 - 23:05

Buying a home? Order the 'Housefax' from a Boulder-based dot-com
Daily Camera
But for the most important purchase -- a home -- much of the due diligence isn't performed until after a contract has been signed, via the professional home inspector. A Boulder dot-com aims to change that. Beginning in late April, house hunters will ...

Buying a home? Order the "Housefax" from a Boulder-based dot-com - Denver Post

Mon, 03/25/2013 - 06:01

Buying a home? Order the "Housefax" from a Boulder-based dot-com
Denver Post
Before buying a used truck, you might order a report from Carfax. But for the most important purchase — a home — much of the due diligence isn't performed until after a contract has been signed, via the professional home inspector. A local dot-com ...

Jay performs inspections Monday through Saturday, throughout Northern Virginia, from his office in Bristow to Leesburg and Centreville, to Great Falls and Vienna and everywhere in between!