The primary reason for a home inspection is to identity defects in the physical condition of the property. These defects can include problems in the plumbing system, heating/cooling systems, electrical systems, structural systems, roofing, siding, windows, and many other items.
This course will help you assist your clients in choosing the right type of inspection needed. It will also provide the necessary resources to help buyers obtain complete information concerning the physical condition of the property they are purchasing.
You will learn the basic elements and procedures involved in conducting a residential home buyer inspection, which will help you assist your clients in choosing the right type of inspection for their needs.
Section 1 – Why a Home Inspection
Section 2 – Types of Inspections
• Basic Full Home Inspection
• Formaldehyde and quiz
• Energy and Structural
• Mechanical Inspections and Plumbing
Section 3 – Other Types of Inspections
• Swimming Pools, Fireplace Inspections, and Private Wells
• Septic Systems, and Code Compliance
• Rental Licensing Inspections, Fire Inspections, FHA Inspections, VA Inspections, Other Lender Required Inspections, Soil Testing, and Environmental Inspections
• Termite Inspections, Surveys and Lot Lines, and Foreclosed or Bank Owned Properties
Section 4 – The Role of the Home Inspector in the Real Estate Transaction
Section 5 – Inspection Standards
Section 6 – Conducting the Inspection
• Inspection Results
• Handling Complaints
Section 7 – Case Studies