• Becoming a certified energy auditor

Becoming a certified energy auditor

  • November 18th, 2016

A certified energy auditor can help evaluate how much energy a home uses and recommend measures homeowners can take to improve the home's energy efficiency.

  • There’s no crystal ball in home inspection

There’s no crystal ball in home inspection

  • November 4th, 2016

As much as it would help the buyer in their decision to purchase a home, home inspectors can't foresee what will happen once the buyer moves in. Simply put, there isn't a crystal ball to look into to see the future.

  • New construction homes should be inspected

New construction homes should be inspected

  • October 28th, 2016

Similar to the belief that condos don't need home inspections, home buyers may be under the impression that the brand new home they are building doesn't need a home inspection either. In reality, even a newly built residence can have its issues.

  • 5 ways your home inspection company can add value to real estate

5 ways your home inspection company can add value to real estate

  • October 19th, 2016

Many home inspectors rely on referrals to garner business. To ensure sure you're top-of-mind when Realtors and real estate agents are looking for a home inspection company to recommend, it's important that your business presents itself as an asset to the real estate industry.

  • AHIT success story: Dotty Dose´of Echo Home Inspection

AHIT success story: Dotty Dose´of Echo Home Inspection

  • October 14th, 2016

Don’t try to ask Dotty Dosé about being a woman in a male-dominated industry. Even after 27 years as the president/founder of Echo Home Inspection in suburban Chicago, she’s too busy looking forward to worry about such mundane topics.