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Ask the Home Inspector: Antiquated electrical systems must be replaced - Wausau Daily Herald

Google Home Inspector News - Fri, 06/07/2013 - 09:44

Ask the Home Inspector: Antiquated electrical systems must be replaced
Wausau Daily Herald
In the last two weeks, a few things have come up in my inspections involving areas I have talked about before when you have visible knob-and-tube wiring in any area of your home: whether it be the attic, garage or basement, it should be removed.

Turner Construction Company Awarded Washington Nationals Youth Baseball ... - Newsday

Construction-Google News - Fri, 06/07/2013 - 09:43

Turner Construction Company Awarded Washington Nationals Youth Baseball ...
Newsday
Academy will provide District of Columbia youth with a safe environment encouraging athletic and academic development. Washington, DC (PRWEB) June 07, 2013. Turner Construction Company was selected to perform construction management services of ...

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One city's battle to make a food desert bloom - MSNBC

Commercial Inspections-Google News - Fri, 06/07/2013 - 09:01

One city's battle to make a food desert bloom
MSNBC
But as Birmingham's low-income residents scrape by on 99-cent mega sodas and packaged fried pork skins, an unlikely coalition of foodies, farmers, business leaders, community organizers and public agencies now coming together to change the city's food ...

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Engineering jobs saved by company sale - Scotsman

Commercial Inspections-Google News - Fri, 06/07/2013 - 07:26

Engineering jobs saved by company sale
Scotsman
EES provides a full portfolio of services across the engineering spectrum, from design, fabrication and assembly through to installation and inspection. The fast-growing company employs 180 staff, both on and ... Mowat had also developed an innovative ...
Mowat Technical & Design Services bought out of administrationBusiness7
RSM TENON GROUP PLC : 26 Engineering jobs saved as Enterprise ...4-traders (press release)

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Home inspections worth the effort - Chicago Tribune (blog)

Google Home Inspector News - Fri, 06/07/2013 - 07:07

Chicago Tribune (blog)

Home inspections worth the effort
Chicago Tribune (blog)
Generally, a home inspector cannot disclose information found during a home inspection without the buyer's approval. However, if the inspector finds something dangerous, he is required to disclose that finding to the seller and the potential purchaser, ...

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My next investment: The first steps - FE Trustnet

Commercial Inspections-Google News - Fri, 06/07/2013 - 07:07

My next investment: The first steps
FE Trustnet
I check my portfolio daily, although I know I'm not supposed to as I'm not trying to make money as a day trader, and apart from one stubbornly sluggish commercial property share, tipped by our editor after one too many gins at breakfast, I am greeted ...

Safety at deadly China plant 'extremely chaotic' - StarNewsOnline.com

Commercial Inspections-Google News - Fri, 06/07/2013 - 06:59

Brisbane Times

Safety at deadly China plant 'extremely chaotic'
StarNewsOnline.com
In this photo taken Tuesday June 4, 2013, Chinese policemen stand guard as relatives of the dead and injured gathered outside the office of the Jilin Baoyuanfeng Poultry Co., after the deadly fire in Dehui city in northeast China's Jilin province ...
Locked doors a sign of China work-safety failingsRapid City Journal

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Construction manager proposed for roads office - Portage Daily Register

Construction-Google News - Fri, 06/07/2013 - 04:11

Construction manager proposed for roads office
Portage Daily Register
WYOCENA — With road construction season in full swing (if it ever warms up and stops raining), Columbia County Highway Commissioner Tom Lorfeld said now is the time to add a post to the highway department's management structure — a construction ...

Mayor pledges full investigation after 6 die in building collapse - Philly.com

Commercial Inspections-Google News - Fri, 06/07/2013 - 00:17

Vancouver Sun

Mayor pledges full investigation after 6 die in building collapse
Philly.com
Licenses and Inspections Commissioner Carlton Williams said that no one from his department had been required to visit the site since an inspector visited on May 14. That inspector was responding to a complaint about ongoing demolition at ... Yesterday ...
Six dead in Center City Philadelphia building collapseMetro.us
Philadelphia Demolition Contractor Has Criminal Record for Insurance FraudEngineering News Record (subscription)
Search resumes in Pennsylvania building collapse; 6 deadMemphis Commercial Appeal
Concord Monitor -Vancouver Sun
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Michael McClure joins The GoodLife Team - Inman.com


Michael McClure joins The GoodLife Team
Inman.com
Michael McClure, founder and CEO of a small brokerage in Michigan and the moderator of the well-known Facebook Group “Raise the Bar in Real Estate,” has joined the Austin, Texas, brokerage The GoodLife Team as chief content officer. McClure will post ...

Owners of closed Wyoming Chinese restaurant file suit after city tears down ... - MLive.com

Commercial Inspections-Google News - Thu, 06/06/2013 - 23:24

Owners of closed Wyoming Chinese restaurant file suit after city tears down ...
MLive.com
The owners said the city mailed notices, with the wrong name, to the property, rather than their home. Ming Kuo Yang and Julie Yang ... owners sold it, city officials said. “Then we were waiting for the new owners to repair it, but they did not ...

Construction to halt at Wayne County jail; cost estimates cited - Detroit Free Press

Construction-Google News - Thu, 06/06/2013 - 23:18

WXYZ

Construction to halt at Wayne County jail; cost estimates cited
Detroit Free Press
A 60-day suspension of construction on the $300-million Wayne County jail project will begin as early as Friday, county officials said today. Wayne County Chief of Staff June Lee told county commissioners today that county officials are not happy with ...
Report: Robert Ficano halts new Wayne County Jail construction in Detroit for ...MLive.com
Wayne County halts construction on new jail amidst massive cost overrunsMichigan Radio

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Baltimore Man Sentenced to More Than Seven Years in Prison for Infringing the ... - Federal Bureau of Investigation (press release)

Commercial Inspections-Google News - Thu, 06/06/2013 - 21:30

Baltimore Man Sentenced to More Than Seven Years in Prison for Infringing the ...
Federal Bureau of Investigation (press release)
“Intellectual property theft costs U.S. businesses billions of dollars each year and accounts for the loss of American jobs and innovation. HSI will continue working with our law enforcement and private industry ... United States Attorney Rod J ...

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Fannie Mae debuts short-sale tool for agents - Inman.com


Fannie Mae debuts short-sale tool for agents
Inman.com
In order to help it work with mortgage servicers to streamline short sales, Fannie Mae is now asking listing agents to register accepted short-sale offers on Homepathforshortsales.com, where they will be prompted to provide information such as the ...

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Xavier Zang takes helm of growing referral network - Inman.com


Xavier Zang takes helm of growing referral network
Inman.com
Tech-focused brokerage ZipRealty Inc. has brought in former Microsoft marketing executive Xavier Zang to take charge of its growing Powered by Zip referral network. Zang, 48, who was with Microsoft for five years most recently as senior director of ...

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Vendors rally around daily themes at Amsterdam real estate conference - Inman.com


Vendors rally around daily themes at Amsterdam real estate conference
Inman.com
I walked around the trade show floor at the Provada real estate conference in Amsterdam on Wednesday and a few things became immediately apparent. First, the booths were amazing — great color, great shapes, great use of signage and surface.

US's largest Realtor association to dotloop: 'Hands off our forms' - Inman.com


US's largest Realtor association to dotloop: 'Hands off our forms'
Inman.com
Singer told Inman News that retaining control over CAR's forms allows the association to protect its members' legal interests in the very litigious state of California. CAR spends a lot of resources making sure the forms are up-to-date and legally ...

Ethiopia: Halting Dam's Construction Unthinkable - Voice of America

Construction-Google News - Thu, 06/06/2013 - 17:41

Voice of America

Ethiopia: Halting Dam's Construction Unthinkable
Voice of America
ADDIS ABABA — Tensions between Egypt and Ethiopia are rising after Ethiopia began diverting the water of a Nile River tributary to build the continent's biggest hydroelectric power plant. Despite criticism from Egypt, Ethiopia says construction of the ...

AmeriBid LLC to Conduct Two-Day Auction Event of Residential and ... - Wall Street Journal (press release)

Commercial Inspections-Google News - Thu, 06/06/2013 - 16:46

AmeriBid LLC to Conduct Two-Day Auction Event of Residential and ...
Wall Street Journal (press release)
The first property is located in Gastonia, NC and is a 2,089+/- sf office space on two large parcels. It will be auctioned at 9:00am EDT on-site at the property. Inspections are available by appointment. Secondly, there are two residential lots in ...

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AmeriBid LLC to Conduct Two-Day Auction Event of Residential and ... - GlobeNewswire (press release)

Commercial Inspections-Google News - Thu, 06/06/2013 - 16:45

AmeriBid LLC to Conduct Two-Day Auction Event of Residential and ...
GlobeNewswire (press release)
The first property is located in Gastonia, NC and is a 2,089+/- sf office space on two large parcels. It will be auctioned at 9:00am EDT on-site at the property. Inspections are available by appointment. Secondly, there are two residential lots in ...

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