Monthly Archives: May 2015


Misleading Home Inspector Certifications

It’s a common question, one I get quite often.  “Are you certified?“.   The answer usually surprises most folks. But homeowners should be aware that even in states regulating home inspectors, no state, governmental department, or regulatory agency certifies home inspectors. Home Inspector Certification is a accreditation bestowed upon us by ourselves. Nick’s organization took…


An Understanding of Home Inspection Societies

Why are there so many of professional home inspection societies? To answer the question, I have no idea.  There are a lot of them, though. In other professions, one usually goes to school with a mandate in rigorous training, certifications (more on that in another post), and accreditations that, for the most part, are recognized…