News Home Inspectors Can Use: October 2012 edition

Here’s what’s going on in the world of home inspectors:

* It’s finally here…Vegas Baby! TheĀ 2012 Las Vegas Inspection ConferenceĀ invades Sin City October 8 through 10. Certificate classes run October 11th and 12th. A full list of continuing education credits is availableĀ right over here.


* If you can’t make it out to V-V-V-Vegas, don’t sweat it. The Texas Professional Real Estate Inspectors Association kicks off a two-day continuing education workshop October 27 and 28 at Texas A&M University in College Station, TX.Ā Registration is here.


* If you’re just showing off your home inspection services, Sunshine State inspectors can hit upĀ Florida’s Largest Home ShowĀ October 19 through 21 at the Florida State Fairgrounds in Tampa.


* This month, theĀ Inspection Marketing TourĀ continues its worldwide tour, hitting up Davenport, Chicago, Detroit, Toronto, Rochester, Boston, New York City, Philadelphia, Washington DC, Raleigh-Durham, Knoxville, Atlanta and Jacksonville this month.Ā The $99 entry fee buys you $99 worth of inspection products or InterNACHI membership fees.


* The event is months away, but it’s worth nothing that early birdĀ registration forĀ Inspection WorldĀ ends November 30. The conference kicks off in Las Vegas January 13 through 16, 2013 and will feature 45 continuing education courses and more than 70 vendors. ASHI has also scoredĀ a sweet hotel deal with Bally’sĀ to lighten the costs a bit.

News Home Inspectors Can Use

* Registration is now open for Inspection World , the who’s who of home inspectors. This year’s conference will be held in Phoenix, Arizona from January 4 through 7 and will include 45 education courses not to mention a boatload of networking opportunities. Registration is open from now until September 1.

* In case you missed it, former ASHI president David Tamny’s presentation at the National Healthy Homes Conference is available for download right over here.


* You know homes from the inside out, but how do you deal with the buyers? NAHI has a webinar for that .


* AOL Real Estate wonders if divorce rates can predict the housing recovery. We have our doubts.


* Inspect this – Beehive houses in Syria provide natural air conditioning . Lucky ducks.


* Regardless of what kind of trouble you encounter the rest of this month, please take comfort in the fact that at least developers in the US aren’t chasing residents from their homes with scorpions.