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  • 02 Aug 2017 1:57 PM | Anonymous


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    • 27 Jul 2017 7:38 PM | Anonymous

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    • 11 Jul 2017 6:03 PM | Anonymous

      The Savvy Inspector Workshop Is Open To All Home Inspectors!

      With that said…ATI HIGHLY Recommends all inspectors attend this seminar if at all possible!

      In each of the educational sessions of the Workshop TSI instructors will share with you what you need to do, why you need to do it and they will give you the tools to make it happen.

      All of the bulletproofing breakout session instructors are extremely successful “marketers of home inspection services” themselves and they have successfully implemented the strategies they are teaching in their own firm.

      At The Savvy Inspector they don’t like theory… they provide actionable information. You will be able to take the information that is shared with you at the Workshop and implement it into your own firm right away, thereby increasing your sales.

      If you only attend ONE home inspector conference this year… make it The Savvy Inspector Workshop because they have your back in Bulletproofing Your Business!

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    • 01 Jul 2017 12:25 PM | Anonymous

      Seattle Real Estate Predictions 2018: A Bolder Outlook for Prices?

      Summary: Recent predictions from housing analysts suggest that the Seattle real estate market could continue to outpace the nation well into 2018, in terms of home price appreciation.

      While there are signs that the nation’s real estate market is beginning to cool down, the Seattle-area continues to be red hot.

      In fact, a recent forecast for the Seattle housing market extending into the summer of 2018 suggests that the city will continue to outperform the nation as a whole, with annual price growth above 7%. Limited inventory is a leading cause for this bold prediction.

      Bolder Predictions for the Seattle Real Estate Market

      Back in March 2017, we reported that the real estate research team at Zillow had predicted that Seattle home prices would rise 2.8% over the next 12 months. They’ve revised their outlook since then.

      In their latest prediction for the Seattle real estate market, the company boosted its 12-month forecast considerably. They now expect the median home value in the city to rise by 7.3% over the next 12 months — following a gain of 14.5% over the last year

      (This prediction was issued in June of 2017, which means it extends into the summer of 2018.)

      But why stop at 7.3%? Another real estate forecaster offered an even bolder outlook for the Seattle housing market in 2018. Veros Real Estate Solutions, a property valuation company, recently predicted double-digit price gains for the Seattle area.

      In March, the company the company singled out Seattle as having its highest forecast for annual home-price appreciation. They predicted that house values would rise by 10.7% during the 12 months from March 2017 to March 2018.

      So here we have two predictions for the Seattle housing market that suggest it could outperform the nation in 2018, as it did in 2017. Recent forecasts for the nation as a whole suggest a more modest gain of around 3% to 4% over the next 12 months.

      Source:

      https://www.sammamishmortgage.com/seattle-predictions-a-bolder-outlook/

    • 29 Jun 2017 2:43 PM | Anonymous

      The Benefits of Becoming a Home Inspector in Ohio

      Enough getting held hostage working hours you don't want to work - breaking your back in a trade working for the man. Life as a pack mule takes its toll.

      Save your back and knees. Turn your career around and start working for yourself. Becoming a profeOhio Home Inspector Training Coursesssional home inspector is more than getting a license and certification. Building a career in home inspection follows no template. ATI offers you the tools to become the very best in your field:

      A field training and entrepreneurship boot camp with the ATI Home Inspector Training school is a life changer. Become the boss you've always wanted to be.

      How Much Does it Cost to Become a Home Inspector in Ohio?

      The cost isn't as steep as you expect. For just a small deposit, you'll get the tools and equipment you need to start performing inspections in the field and build your skills. Most new business ventures need an initial investment of $50,000 or more. Not the case for prospective home inspectors with the All American Training Institute.

      Source: ATI Training

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    • 15 Jun 2017 12:29 PM | Anonymous

      Be qualified, not just certified. Contact The All American Training Institute today to vault yourself above your competitors.  Source: http://www.atihomeinspectortraining.com/Cat/States/Washington

      Special Discounts for Military Veterans

      ATI offers military discounts for veterans looking for a 2nd career after serving their country. Home inspection is a very popular career choice for military veterans, and we help jumpstart your career with superb home inspector schooling. Contact us for more details on our discount program.

      Home Inspection: A Perfect Job for Former & Current Public Servants

      ATI Training offers you the opportunity to become your own boss after retiring from the force. Work on YOUR schedule and make as much money as you choose. Work on a part time or full time basis - it's up to you. We give you the tools you need to succeed.

      Need extra cash after retiring from your career in public service? Get a second career. A job in home inspection gives you the opportunity to work the hours you choose and make the money you need. Enter the private sector and become your own boss!

      Side Job Opportunities for Extra Cash Washington

      Don't miss out on this special opportunity to start a new career after your days in the service. A job in home inspection is perfect for our nation's heroes looking to become their own bosses in the private sector after years of serving our country.


    • 02 Jun 2017 12:10 PM | Anonymous

      America's Hottest Real Estate Markets in May 2017

         
      Check out the latest hot market list from Realtor Magazine here:

      http://www.realtor.com/news/trends/americas-hottest-real-estate-markets-may-2017/

      The hot list

      Rank (May) 20 Hottest Markets Rank (April) Rank Change
      1 Vallejo, CA 1 0
      2 San Francisco, CA 2 0
      3 Boston, MA 6 3
      4 Sacramento, CA 3 -1
      5 Kennewick, WA 17 12
      6 Colorado Springs, CO 8 2
      7 Columbus, OH 12 5
      8 Midland, TX 32 24
      9 San Jose, CA 7 -2
      10 Stockton, CA 5 -5
      11 Fort Wayne, IN 14 3
      12 Dallas, TX 9 -3
      13 Grand Rapids, MI 20 7
      14 Santa Cruz, CA 11 -3
      15 Ann Arbor, MI 16 1
      16 San Diego, CA 13 -3
      17 Denver, CO 10 -7
      18 Detroit, MI 26 8
      19 Santa Rosa, CA 4 -15
      20 Chico, CA 18 -2
    • 24 May 2017 10:46 AM | Anonymous

      New! Ohio Home Inspector Training

      Corporate College is pleased to announce that it has partnered with the All American Training Institute (ATI) to offer Home Inspector Training at Corporate College.  ATI is the nationwide leader in Home Inspector training, currently offering both classroom and/or online training in 38 states.

      This one of a kind course is designed to provide a 6 day training boot camp that teaches the proper process of a Home Inspection and small business practices. This unique hands-on approach will include classroom props, live inspections on real homes as well as community guest speakers.  A Cleveland area Realtor® will present on how to gain referrals and market to broker and real estate offices.

      Hands on field training, along with learning to get clients and make more money are the building blocks that differentiate this training boot camp from other courses.

      ATI Training provides live instructor support, community resources and makes sure that home inspector graduates from this course are qualified, not just certified in the industry of home inspection

      http://www.atihomeinspectortraining.com/Cat/States/Ohio

    • 13 Apr 2017 11:54 AM | Anonymous

      What to Expect on a Home Inspection:

      Inspection day is often one of the most exciting moments of home buying because it’s likely the first chance you have to go inside the home since you made your offer. It’s also usually the last chance you’ll have until a final walkthrough. But more importantly, it’s your opportunity to make sure you know what you’re getting yourself into when it comes to the condition of the home.

      Home inspections can be reassuring, fun and exhausting all at the same time.

      Home inspections don’t just provide you with a list of problems you want to negotiate with the seller to fix or something catastrophic that makes you back out of the deal altogether. It will provide you a detailed report that is something of a “new owner’s manual” for the home. It will include maintenance tips and schedules you should follow.

      Finding an inspector

      You should hire a licensed, professional inspector to conduct a thorough inspection. How do you choose one? Along with agents, lenders and other home pros, Zillow has lists of inspectors with reviews. You can use the Agent Finder tool to find all kinds of real estate pros, including inspectors. Get recommendations, check their online reviews and study their websites. Get a sample report to make sure what they will produce is thorough. Your agent probably has suggestions but you don’t need to use them.

      You will want to be clear on exactly what is and isn’t included in the inspection price. Will they test for lead paint? How about asbestos in the ceiling tiles? Is that part of the basic inspection or will it cost more? The price, though you will pay it, is probably the least of your concerns. Most inspectors are in a similar range of $300-$500 anyway and any fluctuation is a small price to pay for what you will get. Early in the home buying process start researching inspectors and have at least a couple in mind, especially if the market is busy. You’ll need to be sure you can get an inspection scheduled within your contract timeline, so if your first choice isn’t available, you need someone waiting in the wings.

      Inspection day

      You should plan on being there and your agent should be right there with you the entire time. Chances are the seller’s agent will be there, too to help get any quick answers the inspector might need. Block off the entire morning or afternoon. Home inspections take time and you don’t want to rush through it. During this time, follow along as much as you can. You don’t have to follow the inspector into the crawlspace – they bring protective clothing just for that – but anyplace reasonably accessible, you should go too.

      You aren’t being a pest. (That’s a different inspection altogether. If you have any reason for concern, hire an additional pest inspection.) You’re being a student. Inspectors will explain your home’s systems and give you maintenance tips. Those should also be in the final report, along with pictures. But hearing and seeing it in person is helpful. The day of inspection will probably feel like a whirlwind of activity. You may be a little nervous about what the inspector will find. It will help if you make like a Boy Scout: Be Prepared.

      Full disclosure

      In addition to your own eyes, ears and nose, you should get a seller’s disclosure statement before your inspection. Use the statement to help you pinpoint anything you want your inspector to look at. If they disclosed that they had a leaky window replaced or repaired, make sure that gets some extra attention from your inspector.

      Disclosure requirements vary by state and sometimes local jurisdictions, so ask your real estate agent if you have any questions about what is included. Disclosure typically comes in the form of boilerplate documents with a series of yes/no questions for the seller to detail their home and their experience there.

      One thing to look for is whether any unpermitted work has been done. If so, you could be on the hook for bringing the house up to code should you ever remodel. Even if that’s not even remotely on your radar, unpermitted work needs to be carefully inspected, particularly electrical and plumbing work.

      Source:  Zillow.com

      Like this article?  Read more here:

      https://www.zillow.com/home-buying-guide/home-inspection-checklist/


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