Reno Home Inspections & Energy Audits

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Yesterday I was invited to tour the Reno office of Solid Source Realty by Matt Swanson who is the Director of Agent Development. Their large office includes office space, meeting room, and also a large classroom where they will be holding CE classes and other learning events.  As an Energy Audito...
06/07/2012
Now that winter is gone and the sun is out here in Reno it is time to get your annual home maintenance inspection. Especially in a climate like Reno where we have all four seasons a home can take a beating. There is a life span to all building materials but doing regular maintenance can help exte...
06/03/2012
Last night Reno/Sparks association of Realtors mixer held at Renown in Reno was not your average mixer. Yes there was food, drinks, and networking but there was more. Renown staff had Zorro attending. He's a therapy Poodle with a great haircut. Zorro was a star and the Realtors were like Paparazz...
06/01/2012
I believe in doing an Inspection the way I would want it done for myself. So a couple years back I started including free with my inspection a service call RecallChek, a $30 value. While at the inspection I take down the model numbers from the built in appliances, furnace, A/C, garage door opener...
05/30/2012
I pride myself in doing a quality Home Inspection or Energy Audit. I invest in my education and always looking to advance my skills. I feel I provide a good value and offer benefits to the agents and clients that use my services. Recently I had someone ask me to perform a Home Inspection for half...
05/25/2012
With the warm weather here we will start spending more time outdoors. One popular feature to a home can be a deck. While a deck might be a great space to enjoy the outdoors or entertain, it can be deadly. It is estimated that at least 20 million decks are in need of repair of replacement and out ...
05/23/2012
If you’re attending the EDEXPO 2012 at the Peppermill in Reno than your probably not reading this but if you do come say hello and vote for my booth. If you’re not attending you’re missing out on some great education but also my great booth. We are here promoting our Home Inspection services as w...
05/16/2012
According to the National Association of Realtors the green housing market is expected to increase 5 fold by 2016. These houses are selling quicker and for more money. I also know that FHA is considering factoring in the cost of energy when qualifying buyers for a home. Energy costs are often mor...
05/14/2012
While doing research for my next trip down to Las Vegas I was excited to see they have broken ground and poured the foundation for the SkyVue observation wheel at the south end of the strip.  This wheel will be almost 500 foot tall and have air conditioned gondolas. It will be very noticeable wit...
05/10/2012
A recent blog post here on ActiveRain by Paula McDonald http://actvra.in/zTj brings up the importance about electrical work being done by skilled professionals only.  As a home inspector I see sub-par electrical on a regular basis. In February I posted some electrical safety tips  http://actvra.i...
05/09/2012
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