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I joined the local Chamber about a month ago and went to the orientation this morning.  It was over an hour of very informative data points; my yearly fee is actually given back to me in so many ways--from advertising to networking.  I'm very happy I joined.  Today I also applied to be an Ambassa...
07/11/2008
This was an incredible weekend.  We took the RV out, not far from home, and camped at a local RV Park.  We had a great time at the place called Sycamore Ranch RV Park.  While we were there my wife and I were talking about her parent's home in NE PA, and she told me that for as long as she remembe...
07/07/2008
Hi All,What have you find works best when a client is looking for a home inspection?  Flyers, business cards, web sites?  As real estate agents, what do you look at as you recommend an inspector?  If you've never used the home inspector, would you NOT recommend them?  Does dropping off flyers for...
07/01/2008
Buying a home?  The process can be stressful.  A home inspection is supposed to give you peace of mind, but often has the opposite effect.  You will be asked to absorb a lot of information in a short time.  This often includes a written report, checklist, photographs, environmental reports and wh...
07/01/2008
Today was a marketing day.  I began with a visit to the local Yellow Pages agency; www.myyp.com and found a deal advertising with them.  The only bad thing is the book was published in May so I get nothing until next May.  Is it worth it?  I'd like to hear from you.  Is this the best use of money...
07/01/2008
Ok, it's no wonder my windshield cracked!  It's only about 100 degrees outside and my windows were rolled up as my black truck sat baking in the sun.  There must have been a small rock chip in the windshield because after a day in the heat it was cracked.  As soon as I turned on the air condition...
07/01/2008
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All classes I've taken, including refreshers, regarding hot water inspections have insisted on the TPRV to be installed, visible and unblocked within 6 inches from the floor or drain pan.  There are more data points but here's my point: California has it's own rules regarding this--the vent line ...
06/29/2008
Wow, it's hot and my air conditioner is working hard!  Alright, you say, "Well, you're a home inspector, fix your house!"  But what's wrong with my house?  I have plenty of attic insulation, the kids sort-of keep the door closed if they aren't using it, and the air conditioner was just serviced. ...
06/22/2008
A home inspection should spend a fair amount of time getting around a home making the required (and then so much more) items for their report.  Afterwards, they compile the report and present it to their client.  In this electronic world, do most of your clients wish to receive a hard-copy of the...
06/17/2008
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HAPPY FATHER's DAY to all the Dads!!!!   I'm curious:  of all the agents out there who have had dedicated home inspectors, what do you look for when recommending them to your clients?  I'm also why, if you've stopped recommendations, did you stop using some home inspectors?  I look forward to hea...
06/15/2008
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