NW Washington InterNACHI Chapter meeting on May 18, 2004. All welcome.

EVERYONE is cordially invited to the next meeting of the NW Washington Chapter of the International Association of Certified Home Inspectors (InterNACHI), Tuesday, May 18th 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.  David L. Hovde, President of the Whatcom County Association of Realtors will discuss:

  • Washington REALTORs and home inspections.

2.  Dr. Dan Suomi, Washington State Department of Agriculture will discuss:

  • When a home inspection becomes a structural pest inspection and the rules and regulations that govern the issue in Washington.

3. Nick Gromicko, REALTOR, ad agency owner & 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.  Jim Gallant, ReportHost will discuss:

  • Web-based report writing.

5.  Bill Cassells, P.E. of Evergreen Inspection Training Group will discuss:

  • Home inspection training at Everett Community College.

 6.  Alex Leavitt, Palm-Tech on: 

  • Using Palm-Tech to write your report.

7.  (if time permits) Lorne Steiner, Porter Valley Software on: 

  • Avoiding litigation.
  • Inspection software demo.

8.  Lots of free stuff:

 RSVP  with me at nick.gromicko@nachi.org if you plan to attend.  There is no charge but your dinner is $25.

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


Best Western Lakeway Inn
714 Lakeway Drive
Bellingham, WA
(360) 671-1011



Driving North: From I-5 take Exit 252 (Samish Way/WWU). Turn left at stop sign. Go straight through one stop light (which is Lincoln Street). One mile north - hotel sign and entrance is on left.

Driving South: From I-5 take Exit 253 (Lakeway Drive). Turn left at the signal. The hotel entrance is immediately on the right.

The Best Western Lakeway Inn will give a 10% discount if you tell them you are attending the InterNACHI dinner.


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


The NW Washington Chapter of The National Association of Certified Home Inspector's President Jerry Domagala 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 member:

Questions?  Email Nick Gromicko at nick.gromicko@nachi.org

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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