The Home Inspection Book: A Guide for Professionals / Edition 2

The Home Inspection Book: A Guide for Professionals / Edition 2

by Marcia Darvin Spada
     
 


THE HOME INSPECTION BOOK is designed to serve as a learning tool as well as a reference guide. This professional guide is a comprehensive yet self-paced handbook covering both the practice and the business of home inspection addressing all the key areas associated with the business of home inspection in this rapidly growing profession. In addition, this handbook… See more details below

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THE HOME INSPECTION BOOK is designed to serve as a learning tool as well as a reference guide. This professional guide is a comprehensive yet self-paced handbook covering both the practice and the business of home inspection addressing all the key areas associated with the business of home inspection in this rapidly growing profession. In addition, this handbook also takes you step-by-step through the entire process of home inspection following the most current guidelines established by the American Society of Home Inspectors (ASHI), the National Association of Home Inspectors (NAHI) and the National Association of Certified Home Inspectors (NACHI).

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780324560633
Publisher:
Oncourse Learning Publishing
Publication date:
05/17/2007
Edition description:
REV
Pages:
416
Product dimensions:
8.50(w) x 10.80(h) x 0.70(d)

Meet the Author

Marcia Darvin Spada is the owner of the Albany Center for Real Estate Education, a New York-licensed proprietary school. A professional educator, Marcia teaches real estate and has developed curricula for numerous real estate courses used widely in colleges, real estate related organizations, and proprietary schools throughout New York. She is the author of several Cengage Learning books including New York Real Estate for Salespersons, New York Real Estate for Brokers, Cram for the Exam: Your Guide to Passing the New York Real Estate Broker Exam and Cram for the Exam: Your Guide to Passing the New York Real Estate Salesperson Exam, New Jersey Real Estate, Environmental Issues for Real Estate, and The Home Inspection Book: A Guide for Professionals. Spada has a B.A. and an M.A. in English from the State University of New York at Albany and a B.S. in Real Estate Studies from Empire State College.

Table of Contents


Part One: THE BUSINESS OF HOME INSPECTION. 1. An Introduction to the Professional Home Inspection. 2. The Home Inspection Business. 3. Land Use Regulations. Part Two: THE HOME INSPECTION PROCESS. 4. Home Inspection Procedure and Reporting. 5. Inspecting the Site. 6. Inspecting the Exterior. 7. Inspecting the Interior. 8. Inspecting the Plumbing, Heating and Air-Conditioning Systems. 9. Inspecting the Electrical System. 10. Recognizing Environmental Issues. Part Three: WORKBOOK AND STUDY GUIDE. Answer Key. Appendix A: American Society of Home Inspectors Standards of Practice. Appendix B: National Association of Home Inspectors Standards of Practice. Appendix C: National Association of Certified Home Inspectors Standards of Practice. Appendix D: Home Inspector Organizations. Glossary. Index.

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