Northwest Montana Chapter meeting Saturday September 18th, 2004.

Saturday, September 18th, Kalispell, Montana... be there or be nowhere!

Everyone is cordially invited to the next meeting of the Northwest Montana Chapter of the International Association of Certified Home Inspectors (InterNACHI), Saturday, September 18th, 2004 at 6 P.M.  Home inspectors, future home inspectors, realtors, mortgage lenders, appraisers, etc. all are welcome - you need not be a member of InterNACHI.  Anyone interested in home inspections is encouraged to attend.  Dress casual - our meetings are informal and fun.  Spouses welcome.

This meeting is FREE and open to all.

1.  Richard F Doran, REALTOR, Past President, State Director for 2006, of the Northwest Montana Association of Realtors will discuss:

  • Montana REALTORs and home inspections.

2. John Podolinsky, from the Montana Department of Environmental Quality will discuss:

  • Asbestos in the home.

3. Nick Gromicko, REALTOR, ad agency owner, and Executive Director of InterNACHI will discuss: 

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

4. Lorne Steiner, Porter Valley Software on: 

  • Avoiding litigation.
  • Inspection software demo.
5.  (if time permits) Bruce Kirby, NW Montana Chapter President on:
  •  Ethics in Home Inspections

6.  Lots of free stuff:

7.  Dinner - Grilled Top Sirloin (Montana beef), with baked potato, a tasty vegetable, Caesar salad, fresh baked rolls and butter, and rich creamy New York cheesecake, includes coffee, tea, or iced tea.  Alternate vegetarian meal with RSVP -  pasta primavera, fresh vegetables sautéed with mushrooms, spinach, fresh herbs, garlic and heavy cream, tossed with pasta and topped with fresh grated parmesan cheese.  Cash bar.  

8.  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.  Please designate with RSVP if you will be joining  us for dinner or just for the meeting. Dinner will be served at 6 P.M.  Meeting will start at approximately 6:45 P.M.  There is no charge for the meeting, but your dinner is $25. 

Dues:  There are currently no dues required to join this NW Montana InterNACHI Chapter.  You need not join to attend.  All free except for your dinner: $25.


Westcoast Kalispell Center Hotel
20 North Main
Kalispell, MT 59901
Reservations 406-751-5050 or 1-800-325-4000
Room discount for attendees
Shuttle service from Glacier Park International Airport and Whitefish Amtrak



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

The NW Montana Chapter of The National Association of Certified Home Inspector's President Bruce Kirby 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 InterNACHI members:

Bruce & Judy Kirby
BJCC Inspections
406-882-4825 or toll free 1-877-248-6006

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.
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