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Nashville Symphony appeals flood payout - The Tennessean

Mon, 07/08/2013 - 06:40

Nashville Symphony appeals flood payout
The Tennessean
Additionally, the symphony received $8.9 million in property and casualty insurance, $1.8 million in business interruption insurance and a $2 million state contribution to flood recovery, the audit shows. Of the FEMA insurance recovery money, $4.4 ...

Editorial: State right to enforce building permit rules - ABQ Journal

Mon, 07/08/2013 - 06:15

Editorial: State right to enforce building permit rules
ABQ Journal
That's the right thing to do – these business owners should not have their projects delayed further because of bureaucratic problems, but they must have their projects permitted and inspected at the correct classification – not given a potentially ...

Live Wire: Possible fossil found in Fayetteville yard - Fayetteville Observer

Mon, 07/08/2013 - 04:28

Live Wire: Possible fossil found in Fayetteville yard
Fayetteville Observer
North Eastern Carolina Home Services, one of several state-approved sponsors offering required update and elective courses, says the exam is twice as difficult as the general contractor's exam and that practical knowledge on performing home inspections ...

Japan moves closer to restarting nuclear reactors - Sacramento Bee

Mon, 07/08/2013 - 04:20

Japan moves closer to restarting nuclear reactors
Sacramento Bee
TOKYO -- Japan moved a step closer to restarting nuclear reactors Monday as four utility companies applied for safety inspections of 10 idled plants, the clearest sign of a return to atomic energy nearly two and a half years after the Fukushima ...

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Retiree's fall highlights city's sidewalk problems - Richmond Times Dispatch

Mon, 07/08/2013 - 04:02

Retiree's fall highlights city's sidewalk problems
Richmond Times Dispatch
That, McBride says, shows they could have fixed her sidewalk more than six months ago, when the city first inspected the damaged area. “If they wanted to, they could have helped me out,” she said. Trammell said she had previously filed several requests ...

North Penn Water Authority working on new 3 million gallon tank - The Reporter

Sun, 07/07/2013 - 23:27

North Penn Water Authority working on new 3 million gallon tank
The Reporter
It's inspected every year, and those inspections have shown that the exterior rust poses no structural damage, but a fresh coat of paint for that tank has been a subject of discussion between the water authority and Lansdale borough since 2010 — at ...

Guidelines are almost non-existent for deck inspections at South Florida eateries - MiamiHerald.com

Sun, 07/07/2013 - 10:41

MiamiHerald.com

Guidelines are almost non-existent for deck inspections at South Florida eateries
MiamiHerald.com
The main reason: Many cities follow the South Florida Building Code, which requires a review of commercial property 40 years after a structure is built, then every 10 years after. In fact, following the deck collapse at Shuckers Bar and Grill in North ...

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Sun, 07/07/2013 - 04:24

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Fayetteville Observer
North Eastern Carolina Home Services, one of several state-approved sponsors offering required update and elective courses, says the exam is twice as difficult as the general contractor's exam and that practical knowledge on performing home inspections ...

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Adelaide's top suburbs for unit sales well above median price for a house ... - Herald Sun

Sun, 07/07/2013 - 04:18

Adelaide's top suburbs for unit sales well above median price for a house ...
Herald Sun
REISA (Real Estate Institute of SA) president Greg Moulton, who is also CEO of Harcourts in SA, said downsizers were driving the interest in luxurious units in sought-after areas. "They're people wanting a change of lifestyle. "Most likely in areas ...

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Council to consider increased fees - Carolinacoastonline

Sun, 07/07/2013 - 03:57

Council to consider increased fees
Carolinacoastonline
The fee schedule includes boat dockage at city facilities, building permits and construction inspection fees, charges for bonding for contractors, demolition permits, prices for municipal cemetery plots, fire inspections and penalties, required ...

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New rules require Louisville developers to clean stormwater runoff starting in ... - The Courier-Journal

Sun, 07/07/2013 - 03:08

New rules require Louisville developers to clean stormwater runoff starting in ...
The Courier-Journal
Now, for the first time in Louisville and Jefferson County, developers will have to start creating ways to treat and clean this polluted runoff at their residential, commercial and industrial projects — and property owners and managers will be ...

Assessments hint that Kitsap housing market is stabilizing - Kitsap Sun

Sun, 07/07/2013 - 01:40

Assessments hint that Kitsap housing market is stabilizing
Kitsap Sun
This time around, it was their turn in South Kitsap and in North Kitsap around Suquamish, Indianola, Hansville and Kingston to undergo on-site property inspections. Often, assessor's office staffers do a drive-by look for upgrades to homes that might ...

Rains dampen housing sales, say experts - Inquirer.net

Sat, 07/06/2013 - 15:54

Rains dampen housing sales, say experts
Inquirer.net
Property experts note that the wet season should be the perfect time to hunt for property—whether one is eyeing a vacant lot, a beach home, a commercial property or a residential haven. Why? The rains and foul weather will let the buyer find out the ...

DEP agrees to hold meeting on Worstell impoundment - Washington Observer Reporter

Sat, 07/06/2013 - 03:50

DEP agrees to hold meeting on Worstell impoundment
Washington Observer Reporter
Local residents have reported seeing a steady flow of trucks entering the property from the Swihart Road entrance, according to Casciola. Both Range Resources and state regulators have claimed ... Two months prior to that incident, Range discovered a ...

Kirkwood beekeeper eager to teach beginners the ropes - Press & Sun-Bulletin

Sat, 07/06/2013 - 03:48

Kirkwood beekeeper eager to teach beginners the ropes
Press & Sun-Bulletin
Her daily ritual includes donning the protective suit for a close-up inspection of each hive spread around her property. She tours around, inspecting the honeycomb to harvest honey, to ensure the hive's queen appears healthy and is laying eggs, and ...

Neighbors say Balto. Co. wrongly issued permits to Green Spring Station ... - Baltimore Sun

Fri, 07/05/2013 - 21:36

Baltimore Sun

Neighbors say Balto. Co. wrongly issued permits to Green Spring Station ...
Baltimore Sun
Neighbors, preservationists and an owner of property at Green Spring Station in Lutherville are challenging a plan for new health and wellness offices at the upscale shopping and office center. The groups say Baltimore County improperly issued building ...

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Orland Park demolishing Orland Park Plaza - Chicago Tribune

Fri, 07/05/2013 - 20:46

Orland Park demolishing Orland Park Plaza
Chicago Tribune
Orland Park officials initially hoped to see the demolition begin in May. But that was before the Cook County Department of Environmental Control requested additional asbestos inspections and testing at the decades-old property, pushing the project ...

. . . But Make Sure It's A Charity - Forbes

Fri, 07/05/2013 - 20:18

. . . But Make Sure It's A Charity
Forbes
The first article questioned the wisdom of leaving property to individuals, and urged instead the making of charitable gifts. This article prescribes basic due diligence in charitable giving. Charitable giving should be encouraged. Before giving to a ...

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Now is the time to invest in 'mobile-first' real estate tech - VentureBeat

Fri, 07/05/2013 - 18:48

Now is the time to invest in 'mobile-first' real estate tech
VentureBeat
In addition, there are millions of professionals employed in the real estate industry: 2.8 million agents and 500,000 construction professionals as well as 120 million commercial and multi-family properties managed. Nearly all of these professionals ...

Change-of-value notices mailed to Kitsap property owners - Kitsap Peninsula Business Journal

Fri, 07/05/2013 - 07:18

Change-of-value notices mailed to Kitsap property owners
Kitsap Peninsula Business Journal
Any property characteristic changes noted in that inspection are reflected in the new value. ... Potential appellants should first contact the assessor's office at 360-337-7160 to review property characteristics and receive property-specific valuation ...