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What to look for before an inspection is good. Also some tips on how to handle or discuss the results of what is found in an inspection.
Never heard of a home inspector doing a presentation in our area.
John McCormack, CRS
It's alway interesing to learn about the unusual. Things that an inspector found, that people have done to cut corners or a DIY job, gone wrong.
What the most frequent repair items that you see so we agents can prepare our sellers to have them cheked out before the home goes on the market.
Most likely the biggest issue you see in many of your inspections and how the avoid them.
White Plains, NY
Their customer presentation.
What sellers can do in advance to make it easier for the inspector and what they should look for to fix/repair prior to inspection.
Hi Michael - a very good idea especially for newer agents plus some reminders for those who have been in business for a while. You've been in the business for a while and have heard lots of questions asked by agents and clients, I would use that as my starting point for choosing a topic(s).
I'd keep it short, concise, focus on one topic and provide handouts after the presentation(otherwise they would be looking at them while you are speaking). If they are informative and promoted, I think they would be most useful.
Information about what a seller should do to get their home ready for an inspection.
I am not sure if inspectors can talk about stucco.
I've never had or heard of a home inspector in our area giving a presentation....not sure I would attend that.....we have a couple of home inspectors that we feed business to because they do a thorough job without alarming any buyer....we've lost deals because the issues were real and major....needed to be fixed....
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Michael Thornton - different type of home inspections apart from basic structural and radon or lead inspection.
Some of the major issues you have run into, how you deals with the issues (do you make a bid deal of items, or just identify them) and your hours of operation along with inspection areas you service.
What are some of the common problems found in a local area. Also now that we have legalized growing of pot...the issues that can be found from that and what to look for before the inspection.
How is aging of certain aspects of an inspection are determined..Ie; roof...
Hi Michael- I think it would be how agents can help their clients understand what to expect from the home inspection and what items really matter.
Michael Thornton Tips to give potential sellers to prepare them for an inspection.
I would have said the same thing as Scott Godzyk said. I think it is a great idea to do this on your part. A