News and information about home inspection licensing

Leading Providers of Pre-Licensure Training and Reporting Software Team Up to Accelerate Career Success for Home Inspectors

Edcetera’s ICA and Spectora, home inspection industry leaders, announce exclusive partnership Edcetera, developer of a popular suite of online courses for professional development, board examination, and occupational licensure in skilled trades and professions, today announced a partnership between its home inspection training school, Inspection Certification Associates (ICA), and Spectora, the all-in-one home inspection software used…

Home Inspector License vs. Certification – What’s the Difference?

What’s the Difference Between a Home Inspector License vs. Certification? Certifications, licenses, credentials… they all offer proof of skills, knowledge, and competency, but are completely different when it comes to proving that knowledge to future customers and being compliant with your state board. If you’re on your journey to being a home inspector, you may be…

ICA Partners with TikTok Star, Inspector AJ, for Expansion of Home Inspection Training

ICA will expand its home inspection training content through a partnership with AJ, an Inspection Certification Associates (ICA) graduate, is better known as Inspector AJ on TikTok where he has amassed an audience of 1.7M followers and around 34.3M views. His loyal and very large community enables him to tap into the growing demand for…

Radon 101 – Your Guide to Radon and Radon Testing

Radon has become an increasingly persistent concern over the years, as it can only be detected through testing. The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) considers it highly dangerous because you may be unknowingly inhaling or ingesting it. In some locations it’s actually in the water supply, and for others it’s found in the basement/crawl space. The…

Worth It: Certification Beyond Home Inspection Licensing Requirement

When it comes to buying a house, there are a million regulations to follow. Whether dictated by the lender extending the mortgage, the homeowner’s insurance company, or by the state, it seems there are countless hoops to jump through before closing. Of course, the requirements differ slightly for every home that is bought or sold…

When Is a Home Inspection Required?

  There are a lot of non-negotiables when it comes to homeownership. Property taxes, homeowner’s insurance and regular mortgage payments are all fairly mandatory. In many states, home inspections are another non-negotiable process that buyers and sellers must go through. There are other times, though, when home inspections are recommended but not required. If you’re…