Atlanta Chapter meeting Saturday, February 21st, 2004. All Welcome!

EVERYONE is cordially invited to the next meeting of the Atlanta Chapter of the International Association of Certified Home Inspectors (InterNACHI), Saturday, February 21st at 6pm.  New and veteran home inspectors, as well as members of all other associations, are all welcome-you need not be a member of InterNACHI.  Anyone interested in home inspections can attend.  Dress casual if you like, as our meetings are informal and fun, the way they should be.  Spouses welcome.  Come hungry!

This meeting is FREE and open to all.

1. Nick Gromicko, REALTOR, ad agency owner & Executive Director of InterNACHI will discuss: 

  • Marketing your home inspection service to real estate agents.
  • Raising your prices when your competition charges less.
  • Converting every call into a scheduled inspection.


2.  Joe Ferry, REALTOR, S.O.P Committee member, InterNACHI Arbitration Service head, and legal counsel for InterNACHI will discuss:

  • InterNACHI's new Arbitration Service for resolving disputes.
  • Staying out of trouble and court.
  • Asset protection devices.

3.  InterNACHI member Don Francis, owner of Hawk-Hill Builders will discuss:

ICF Construction Inspections

4.  Don West, owner of Down to Earth Sites will discuss:

Inspector Websites.

5.  Lots of free stuff:

  • Homegauge: Demo software, pens & flashlights. 
  • EyeCandy reporting: 2 free copies of their system.  
  • Down to Earth Sites:  1 free inspector website.
  • Toolexperts: Catalogues, tools, and door prizes.
  • Professional Equipment: Catalogues and gift certificates and a prize. 
  • Ideal Industries Suretest electrical testers.

  • ITA Inspection books by ITA.

  • The Taunton Press  Code Check books.

  • Dan Jones Home Inspection Success book and DVD.

  • Indoor Environmental Business Newsletter.

  • Office Depot HP Injet printer/scanner.

  • Lowe's Merchandise.

    InterNACHI Lead paint test kits.



    6.  A great dinner, drinks, desserts:

    Fire Roasted Six Ounce Filet Mignon Accompanied by a Petite Boneless Breast of Chicken Served with Wild Mushroom Demi-glace Presented on Garlic Mashed Potatoes served with Choice of Salad, Chef's Selection of the Market's Freshest Vegetables, Rolls and Butter,  100% Arabica Regular and Decaffeinated Coffee, Iced Tea and Chef's Selection of Daily Dessert.

    7.  Free marketing help:  After the meeting I will stay and help any inspector one-on-one, so bring your flyers/brochures for us to work on.  I will also be available the next morning during breakfast.   If you can't make the meeting you should visit for some free money making home inspection tips. 

 RSVP with me at if you plan to attend.  There is no charge but dinner is $20 (The dinner is actually costing InterNACHI $31.40 per person but InterNACHI is paying for the difference).

Dues:  There are currently no dues required to join this Atlanta InterNACHI Chapter.  You need not join to attend.  All free except for your dinner: $20.

Place:  Holiday Inn, Atlanta Airport North, 1380 Virgina Avenue, Atlanta, GA.  I-85 at Virginia Avenue, Exit 73 (old exit 19).  Custom driving directions.  For Holiday Inn room reservations: (404) 762-8411.  Ask for the InterNACHI group rate ($69) which will be automatically credited if we get 20 overnight guests.

Everyone is welcome to attend this open-door free home inspection event. 

The Atlanta Chapter of The National Association of Certified Home Inspector's President and Continuing Education Committe member Mike Rose, looks forward to meeting members of other trade associations, independent inspectors, and those looking to enter our profession.

This Chapter and meeting were put together by members Mike Rose and Earl E. Beahm Jr.

Questions?  Email Nick Gromicko at

I hope to see you there!

Nick Gromicko
Executive Director
International Association of Certified Home Inspectors
PS: Attendance counts as 1 hour toward InterNACHI member continuing education requirements.  You need not be a member to attend.  All welcome.