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Forum: Texas/TPREIA Home Inspectors 3/25/19, 11:00 PM
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HI Screw-Up's - Fine or Misdemeanor

Kansas is looking at a licensing Bill and there is debate on ....... IF a home inspector breaks a HI rule (fails to report a defect, inspects with no license OR an invalid license, etc .............
Forum: Florida Home Inspectors 3/25/19, 10:57 PM
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Misdemeanors & HI Licenses

Kansas is looking at a licensing Bill and there is debate on ....... IF a home inspector breaks a HI rule (fails to report a defect, inspects with no license OR an invalid license, etc .............
Forum: Legislation, Licensing, Ethics & Legal Issues for Inspectors 3/25/19, 10:55 PM
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Class A vs Class B Misdemeanor

Kansas is looking at a licensing Bill and there is debate on ....... IF a home inspector breaks a HI rule (fails to report a defect, inspects with no license OR an invalid license, etc .............
Forum: Ancillary Inspection Services 3/24/19, 12:54 AM
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Forum: Inspecting HVAC Systems 3/20/19, 12:18 AM
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Geo-Thermal Units

Don't see them but about every 2-3 yrs BUT in the past 2 months I've seen 3 Geo-Thermal Heat / Cool units. All worked in heat and cool BUT with all the underground lines, etc ...... Anybody got any...
Forum: Legislation, Licensing, Ethics & Legal Issues for Inspectors 3/16/19, 2:45 PM
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Re: Anyone, care to take a shot at explaining the pros and cons of state licensure?

Charlie ................ I could NOT say it any better !!!!!!!!!!!!!!
Forum: Legislation, Licensing, Ethics & Legal Issues for Inspectors 3/16/19, 1:29 AM
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Re: Anyone, care to take a shot at explaining the pros and cons of state licensure?

ONE other little thing. Anybody but me noted, that BESIDES the used house commissioned sales people there seems to be ONE group PUSHING un-needed regulation on home inspectors EVERYWHERE.

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Forum: Legislation, Licensing, Ethics & Legal Issues for Inspectors 3/16/19, 1:14 AM
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Re: Anyone, care to take a shot at explaining the pros and cons of state licensure?

If our FAILURE to be regulated was significantly harming the general public, I believe MOST of us would help lead a charge uphill to get regulated ... AND we're not perfect and we make mistakes BUT...
Forum: Legislation, Licensing, Ethics & Legal Issues for Inspectors 3/14/19, 9:01 PM
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Re: Anyone, care to take a shot at explaining the pros and cons of state licensure?

In case you missed it look at the recent Hawaii Study regarding is HOME INSPECTOR licensing needed. I suspect that similar to most states if truth be known.


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Forum: Legislation, Licensing, Ethics & Legal Issues for Inspectors 3/14/19, 8:58 PM
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Re: Anyone, care to take a shot at explaining the pros and cons of state licensure?

Charley ........ Agree to a point. We're all gonna die one day BUT we don't have to dig our graves today and jump in. Lets fight a bit.



I'd be happy with education like say Texas used to...
Forum: Legislation, Licensing, Ethics & Legal Issues for Inspectors 3/14/19, 1:25 PM
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Re: Anyone, care to take a shot at explaining the pros and cons of state licensure?

Kenton ......................


I've carried licenses in 4 states AND done inspections in 3 states without licensing. I've noticed no difference in the knowledge, training, experience or quality...
Forum: Legislation, Licensing, Ethics & Legal Issues for Inspectors 3/12/19, 3:02 PM
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Re: Hawaii Analysis of Regulation of Home Inspectors references InterNACHI repeatedly

Great Post and I suspect very accurate if most states did this type study
Forum: Legislation, Licensing, Ethics & Legal Issues for Inspectors 2/27/19, 1:50 AM
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Kansas & Missouri Home Inspector Licensing

Last week the Kansas Realtors introduced a Senate Bill (SB-168) to license home inspectors ALTHOUGH the previous Bill was rescinded by the Kansas Governor in 2013 (about 8 filed complaints in 8 yrs,...
Forum: Kansas/Missouri Home Inspectors 2/21/19, 10:11 AM
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Senate Hearing on SB-168

A couple of new inspectors present at the hearings in Topeka could not believe that the 2 groups pushing the Bill (realtors and the KAREI / ASHI group from Wichita) seemed to be allowed to talk and...
Forum: Legislation, Licensing, Ethics & Legal Issues for Inspectors 2/21/19, 10:08 AM
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Re: Kansas SB-168 Introduced Today

A couple of newer inspectors present could not believe that the 2 groups pushing the Bill (realtors and the KAREI / ASHI group from Wichita) seemed to be allowed to talk and talk by the committee...
Forum: Legislation, Licensing, Ethics & Legal Issues for Inspectors 2/19/19, 11:24 PM
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Re: Kansas SB-168 Introduced Today

IF it goes thru, its my understanding that if you were licensed before yopu may be able to be grandfathered


The 3 ashi inspectors that run KAREI (Jeff Barnes, Kerry Parham and Mitzi Mertz) were...
Forum: Legislation, Licensing, Ethics & Legal Issues for Inspectors 2/17/19, 4:40 PM
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Home Inspector Test in Kansas

The hearing is Tuesday at 8:30 in front of the Kansas Senate Commerce Committee


Several of us will be disputing the need for the Bill (SB-168) next Tuesday in Topeka before the Senate Commerce...
Forum: HomeGauge 2/16/19, 1:26 AM
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Re: Home Gauge Help

This kind of thing kept me from going to a Mac for business
Forum: Legislation, Licensing, Ethics & Legal Issues for Inspectors 2/13/19, 9:58 PM
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Kansas SB-168 Introduced Today

This Bill ...... a Rehash of previous Bill 9-10 years ago was read on the Kansas Senate Floor today. The PUBLIC Hearing we're told is NEXT Tuesday



We're told it will be heard in Topeka...
Forum: Kansas/Missouri Home Inspectors 2/13/19, 9:56 PM
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Senate Bill 168 (SB168) Introduced Today

This Bill ...... a Rehash of previous Bill 9-10 years ago was read on the Senate Floor today. The PUBLIC Hearing we're told is NEXT tuesday



We're told it will be heard in Topeka next...
Forum: Legislation, Licensing, Ethics & Legal Issues for Inspectors 2/10/19, 8:49 PM
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Forum: Kansas/Missouri Home Inspectors 2/8/19, 11:27 PM
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Kansas Realtors Introduce Licensing

Tonight we got a copy of the Kansas City Board of Realtors New Letter from today.


Their legislative director made this announcement ................


Home Inspector Licensure:...
Forum: Legislation, Licensing, Ethics & Legal Issues for Inspectors 2/8/19, 11:26 PM
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Kansas HI Licensing Law

Tonight we got a copy of the Kansas City Board of Realtors News Letter from today.


Their legislative director made this announcement ................


Home Inspector Licensure:...
Forum: Electrical Inspections 2/7/19, 10:47 PM
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Views: 679
Re: 3 vs 4 wire feed to garage

The question new inspectors often ask me is WHERE do you stop.


We are not code inspectors, and a 1961 house does NOT meet current building codes in hundreds of ways.


AND if you are...
Forum: Kansas/Missouri Home Inspectors 2/1/19, 12:09 PM
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Home Inspector Licensing

Several weeks ago many inspectors in Kansas or nearby states got an email from a home inspectors group out of Wichita called KAREI (Kansas Association of Real Estate Inspectors) saying the...
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