Home inspections can be a big hurdle to clear and will worry many of the parties involved in the transaction until the due diligence period is over. A home inspection is an appraisal of the state of the house at the current time.By: Bill Gasset read full article
We talk shop, we talk life, we interview industry professionals and we strive for an atmosphere that feels like we’re sharing a drink or partaking in a meal together. We see this atmosphere as being one of the keys to the show’s overall theme, because home inspection as a profession isn’t inherently about properties… it’s about people. And that’s the type of authenticity we hope to convey.By: Brad Lowery read full article
Are you going to save money by waving a home inspection? For first time buyers, it may seem like a home inspection is an unnecessary cost. However, experienced buyers will appreciate how important it is to have a home inspection.By: Bill Gasset read full article
September is National Preparedness Month (NPM). The 2020 NPM theme is “Disasters Don’t Wait. Make Your Plan Today.” In this issue of the ASHI Reporter, we feature Citizens for Radioactive Radon Reduction, and FEMA's National Flood Insurance Program(NFIP), two organizations that guide and educate homeowners and communities as they prepare to face disasters and emergencies.By: Gloria Linnertz read full article
Flooding is one of the most common and costly natural disasters to which our country is exposed. In the past five years, every state in the United States has flooded and 21 states have experienced frequent flooding events, according to Beverly Cigler in her book U.S. Floods: The Necessity of Mitigation.By: Jim Mailey read full article
Is your home inspection business like most businesses—single-focused? As the economy continually changes, will your business survive and will you be able to take care of your family? It’s important to explore why you may need to diversify your business and then consider some business ideas.