Don Spatz: Devil in details of inspec...

Don Spatz: Devil in details of inspections

There are 1 comment on the Reading Eagle/Reading Times story from Apr 3, 2012, titled Don Spatz: Devil in details of inspections. In it, Reading Eagle/Reading Times reports that:

The city has hit a major glitch called liability in its efforts to start up a plan to inspect all city properties just before they're sold.

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#1 Apr 4, 2012
Why not put these inspections back in the hands of private inspectors? That way there is no liability on the city and they city can get a piece of the pie by charging the inspector a fee per parcel. Not to mention that private inspectors actually test things. The city-provided property maintenance inspectors don't test anything and legally canít cite a property with structural issues. They can only point out the obvious flaws (cracked windows, peeling paint, no smoke detectors, etc.).

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