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AHIT’s home inspection start-up course earns GI Bill approval

The GI Bill is reimbursing members of the U.S. military who train to be home inspectors through American Home Inspectors Training in AHIT's Wisconsin facility.

AHIT releases updated “A Practical Guide to Home Inspection”

The cover-to-cover update offers home inspectors the latest information on codes, products and practices and features more visuals and diagrams.

Help spread the importance of working smoke alarms

According to the National Fire Protection Association, three out of five deaths happen in homes with no smoke alarms or non-working alarms.

Tips for curbing the small business startup blues

Trying to start any small business means overcoming many familiar roadblocks on the path to success, such as the economy, government regulations, and changing consumer tastes. However, there are other less obvious challenges potential business owners also must overcome.

Becoming a certified energy auditor

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

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

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

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

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.

Determining the major and minor in a home inspection

In a recent article, Welmoed Sisson, a Maryland home inspector with Inspections by Bob, provided insight into the flaws that could be potential deal breakers for a homebuyer.