SUMMER UPKEEP – PART 1

Summer’s in full swing, and that means summer storms, heat, humidity, and air conditioning bills! Given our warm weather, it’s time to get your house in tiptop shape and running as smoothly as possible before the winter hits. So before you head off for a well-deserved summer vacation, take the time to check Part 1 of our home maintenance tasks.

DO YOU HAVE WHAT IT TAKES?

A career change in today’s high passed environment can be frightening. Many of use are familiar with the housing market; so home inspections can seem like a natural path to follow. However, a prudent entrepreneur should weigh his/hers pros and cons prior to embarking in this profession. Training can be exciting, but succeeding as a small business owner is a completely separate thing. Before investing your time and money, you should answer the following 3 questions.

JOIN THE NEW RICH!

“People don’t want to be millionaires. They want to experience what they believe only millions can buy.”
“The new rich: time & mobility”

UPKEEP YOUR HOME TO UPKEEP IT’S WORTH

To some, home maintenance or upkeep is a number one priority. To others, it’s a figment of their imagination. Today’s blog is for everyone who assumes they’re keeping their home’s value, even if they’re not taking care of it.

CHEAP/EFFECTIVE HOME INSPECTION MARKETING TIPS

You’ve completed your training and now have your certification! You’re ready to leave the student life behind and to begin your new profitable and fulfilling journey as a home inspector! You’ve told your family and friends about your new venture… now what?

IS YOUR HOME COSTING YOU MONEY?

Feeling that heat lately? As great as summer is, it can sometimes get a little too warm and with that heat, comes the A/C. As you know, air conditioning and other climate control systems can get expensive.

SUMMER SCHOOL VS. eLEARNING

Summer is just around the corner! Some of us are planning to do absolutely nothing, while others are hoping to get educated, make moves and get ahead of the game. Options? Summer school vs. eLearning.

DO YOU HAVE ASBESTOS IN YOUR HOME?

There is still a large number of homes spread across the nation that were built with asbestos-containing products; thousands upon thousands of these homes are still occupied. If you own a home that was built prior to the early to mid-1980s, there is a chance you’re living with asbestos. This isn’t meant to scare you, but to help understand what you can do to ensure the safety of you and your family.

ONTARIO HOME INSPECTORS – BILL 165

The home inspection profession is, for the most part, unregulated by governments. This means anyone can technically call themselves home inspector and practice the profession, but for how long? The Ontario government is currently working on Bill 165, which will regulate all practicing home inspectors in this province.