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Here’s What the Virginia Association of Real Estate Inspectors Can Do for You

The Virginia Association of Real Estate Inspectors, also known as VAREI, isn’t the oldest association in the country, nor is the largest. But it’s a busy one. Founded in 2000, association leaders and members have worked diligently to promote the industry and support issues that affect home inspectors and homeowners throughout the Commonwealth. With so […]

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If You Live in Wisconsin, Here’s How to Become a Certified Home Inspector

Home inspectors in the great state of Wisconsin are registered or licensed. Unlike many states, pre-licensing education isn’t required. If you can fulfill the state’s requirements, which include two home inspector examinations, you’re in. How does the whole process work? Read on to find out. #1: Pass a National Home Inspector Exam and a State […]

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What Virginia Home Inspectors Need to Know About the New Licensing Requirements

For as long as home inspecting has been a viable industry, Virginians have operated under unique standards. Inspectors had some regulation, but licensing wasn’t part of becoming a home inspector. Certification later became an option, but licensing was still up for debate. As of July 1, 2017, the times are changing. New legislation in the […]

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How to Become a Home Inspector in Delaware

Delaware recently instituted new requirements that govern the home inspection industry. The path to licensure appears to be slightly different from the requirements in other states. The Division of Professional Regulation offers two primary options, including a type of on-the-job training and formal education. If you’re thinking about a career switch to home inspections, here’s […]

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Who is Best Suited for the Home Inspection Industry? (Trick Question!)

If you’re like many people, you probably think home inspectors need a background in construction or a related field. It does help, but it’s by no means necessary. Certified home inspectors come from many different backgrounds. Although the industry is rather male dominated, women are staking their claim and coming up quickly through the ranks. […]

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