Today's Home Inspector - In The House

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Learn from the pros as we support the home inspection profession. We showcase new vendors, offer tips/advice and bring you news and events from our real estate industry colleagues. Follow Today's Home Inspector - we're "In The House"!
20 episodes · since Mar, 2018
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June 7, 2018
Just say, “You clearly have a moisture problem.” I’m sure you’ve seen this condition, water seems to be either leaking from or forming on the air supply register in the ceiling. Why do we have a moisture problem? Most often it’s because we’re adding water to the indoor air space. We know that water is tricky. It can enter the space as a vapor or a liquid. Once it’s inside - if the space is too cold, you’ll have a moisture driver from the outside. The risk of having the thermostat set point really low is the risk you’ll drive the inside temp below dew point. So what can you do about it? Well - there are a lot of things you can do. I follow Bryan Orr, an HVAC Professional in Orlando, Florida. The name of the Podcast is The HVAC School Podcast. Here’s a short sample of his show, listen to Bryon talk about the “M” word. You don’t have to say Mold or Mildew, just say..."You clearly have a moisture problem." Bryan's Podcast on iTunes
June 3, 2018
We're speaking with professional home inspectors Charles Buell, Dylan Chalk and Reuben Saltzman. Are you adding too much minutiae to your report by including code related details that could increase liability as the it pulls you further from the Standards of Practice (SoP). Find home inspector support at: Gary Smith Dylan Chalk Charles Buell Reuben Saltzman
May 31, 2018
My conversation with Mike Young. Mike is a national 203(k) Renovation Loan Expert. The FHA insured loan helps homeowners purchase and remodel a home and finance the purchase and rehab with a single loan. Mike's team of consultants, home inspectors and contractors are ready to help you take "blah" - to WONDERFUL! Learn from Mike as we discuss changes to the program and learn how home inspectors can get support and consultant training. Join Mike's Team and Contact Information Mike's Radio Show: Love My Renovation Project I'm Gary Smith and we've worked with the 203(k)program for 20 years. Call me or drop by my website for support in central MS:
May 29, 2018
HomeWorthy is a report writing and data management software. We spoke with Pat Butler of Tall Grass Home Inspectors. Pat is a home inspector from Manhattan, Kansas. Pat Butler Email Pat: [email protected] HomeWorthy: Tall Grass Home Inspectors
May 27, 2018
Dusty Jameson, Charles Buell and I talk about local market conditions, pre-inspections and general home inspection news. Mentioned in the Show: Working RE - Home Inspector - Summer 2018 Edition
May 21, 2018 · transcript
Are you breathing dead rat? Gross huh. I don't think we need too much more information that would discourage a homeowner to not want to enter the attic - or consider thinking about going up to the attic space. It's unsafe, dirty and often poorly lite. The stairways are often broken and the heat in an attic is unbearable in the south. So...home sellers beware - don't be too surprised to find a laundry list of issues that need repair. Inspectors typically find poor maintenance - especially if the heating/cooling equipment and water heating equipment are stored in the attic. There is hope - follow some of our tips and/or email your maintenance questions to [email protected] Find these helpful hings from today's show: Joist-Mate Slip Resistant Tape The National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health OSHA: Confined Space Publication OSHA: Confined Space in Construction YouTube: iTunes: SoundCloud:
May 20, 2018
In this month's episode, the Code Council interviewed Dr. Janet Stout, a world-renowned expert on Legionella and Legionnaire’s disease. Dr. Stout, president and director of Special Pathogens Laboratory in Pittsburgh and a research associate professor at the University of Pittsburgh, talks about the dangers of Legionella, where it’s most prevalent and how those at risk can protect themselves. Listen to more:
May 14, 2018
Would like fries with that? What's a Ancillary Inspection Service? Are you confusing the client or just missing a potential profit center? Join Charles Buell, Christopher Murphy and me for another edition of Sunday OPEN MIC. We mentioned Alan Carson's article on the ASHI Reporter: Catch our recent shows on YouTube: We're also "In The House" on iTunes:
May 7, 2018
Whether you are planning a 2 man team or growing a large multi-inspector group listen to our pros share inside tips and helpful advice. Reuben's Blog: Catch Chris Murphy: Keep up with Charles Buell: Reuben's Presentation at inspection world (as mentioned in the show) can be found online at ASHI Inspection World Presentations: Follow us:
April 23, 2018
3 in 5 Americans (59%) would try a new brand or company for a better service experience. - American Express Any business with customers is in the "people" business. Losing even a single customer can be very costly. It’s critical for companies to turn a complaint into a positive for the customer and for the company moving forward. We're talking about how to create a strategy for preventing or at least lowering client complaints and growing a reputable inspection business.
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