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How to Become a Certified Home Inspector in Tennessee

As of April 2005, Tennessee has required all home inspectors to hold a state-issued license. The goal was to ensure that only people who held certain standard qualifications endorsed by the state could perform inspections for the public. The Tennessee Department of Commerce & Insurance says, “It’s our mission to protect public health, safety and […]

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5 Ways to Determine the Age of a House

  The general age of a house might be obvious to you. Then again, it might not. Where you can reasonably assume that a house in a new development was built within the last few years, it’s not as easy with older properties. While experience and education are highly necessary to become a home inspector, […]

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Is There a Niche for Green Home Inspectors?

  The green movement affects almost every aspect of the real estate industry. There’s green building materials, green energy, and even green decorative paint. In a world where ecologically sound materials and components are increasingly important, there might be a niche for you to broaden your reach. Here are a few reasons why expanding your […]

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