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Old 10/7/17, 7:38 PM
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Default We caught a real estate agent recommending a patty-cake ASHI/CREIA inspector.

We recently caught a real estate agent recommending solely ASHI/CREIA inspectors. We immediately took steps to ruin her financially.

First, we are running this 1/2-page ad in all the real estate sections of newspapers throughout her market. For example, the ad attached is running in the L.A. Times.

Next, we mined real estate sales data to figure out every deal where she was the buyer's agent. We've begun writing to all of her clients asking if the consumer felt that their agent steered them toward a patty cake home inspector.

Next, we've begun hiring InterNACHI members to reinspect every one of the homes she sold in the past 8 years and giving the reports to her victims... I mean clients

Lastly, we're offering to purchase the claims from her clients so that we can increase the damages in a lawsuit we are bringing against this agent.

Bye bye scumbag real estate agent!
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Old 10/8/17, 1:38 PM
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I'll be frank. This seems a little heavy-handed to me.




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Old 10/8/17, 3:00 PM
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I'll be frank. This seems a little heavy-handed to me.
I agree.

I've done several re-inspections lately because the first inspection was done by a pattycake inspector, and they've come from all associations, including other InterNAchI members.
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Old 10/8/17, 5:24 PM
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I'll be frank. This seems a little heavy-handed to me.
How does Frank feel about you impersonating him and making statements in his name?




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Old 10/8/17, 6:32 PM
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How does Frank feel about you impersonating him and making statements in his name?

"surely you can't be serious" I am serious and stop calling me Shirley.




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Old 10/8/17, 8:20 PM
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Old 10/8/17, 9:58 PM
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"surely you can't be serious" I am serious and stop calling me Shirley.
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Old 10/9/17, 12:10 AM
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Default Re: We caught a real estate agent recommending a patty-cake ASHI/CREIA inspector.

I am Frank, and I agree with Ian. A little harsh.




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Old 10/9/17, 2:44 PM
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Default Re: We caught a real estate agent recommending a patty-cake ASHI/CREIA inspector.

I will no longer pose as Frank, but I will go on to say that this looks a lot more like an act of intimidation that it does a public service.

Nick, if you think the agent(s) or inspector(s) are doing something unethical, report it to the authorities in charge, don't set yourself up as judge, jury, and executioner.




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Old 10/9/17, 4:41 PM
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I'll be frank. This seems a little heavy-handed to me.
It's the same old school boy playground antics from this org's "leader". It's embarrassing , but typical.
I'm sure he'll be along shortly to mention this farce is an exclusive "benefit".

Apparently Nick doesn't get that many inspectors belong to multiple associations, so how does he reconcile that mess?

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Old 10/9/17, 5:04 PM
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I've done several re-inspections lately because the first inspection was done by a pattycake inspector, and they've come from all associations, including other InterNAchI members.
Without a doubt. There a few newbie INachi's in my area with minimal training and knowledge when it comes to inspecting homes.
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Old 10/9/17, 5:21 PM
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Without a doubt. There a few newbie INachi's in my area with minimal training and knowledge when it comes to inspecting homes.
More than a few here in Florida as well, unfortunately...



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Old 10/9/17, 6:32 PM
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This action, by Nick, sends a message across the industry. Stop trying to undercut InterNACHI inspectors. As the news spreads it will cause other Realtors to re-consider how they treat our members. Well done.




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Old 10/10/17, 1:16 PM
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Old 10/10/17, 4:09 PM
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