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  • Home Inspection Safety

    (204 Ratings)
    3.00
    $29.97

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    This course will focus on safety precautions for home inspectors.

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  • Plumbing Cross Connections

    (239 Ratings)
    3.00
    $29.97

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    This course will provide an in-depth look into plumbing cross connections, plumbing systems and why cross connections should be inspected or determined.

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  • Inspecting What's Outside the Home

    (94 Ratings)
    3.00
    $29.97

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    Aside from the usual walls, windows, roof and foundation condition, there is still much to examine on the outside of any house. This course will focus on those items. Information includes what items to look for and why they are important to the long term health of the home. The outside inspection can also give the inspector a very good idea what secrets may be hiding inside. Examples of some appropriate report language will be provided.

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  • Real Estate Safety: Protect Yourself During a Showing

    (6512 Ratings)
    3.00
    $29.97

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    This course is iPad compatible. As a real estate agent, you are placed in a position of special trust. Your clients expect you to deliver the best skill and care as a part of your fiduciary duties. You counsel your clients on strategy, help them complete mounds of paperwork, and sometimes even advise them on home staging. With all of this going on, it's easy to forget about your clients' personal safety or the safety of their belongings. Your clients are counting on YOU to know the common risks associated with a real estate transaction and the best practices for minimizing those risks. This course is designed to highlight some of those things that you will want to consider while representing your client.

    This real estate based course is also approved for home inspectors.

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  • Basics of Green Building for Real Estate

    (3771 Ratings)
    4.00
    $39.97

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    There are hundreds of controversial ideas being asserted by environmentalists, politicians, and other stakeholders about the subject of “green building;” therefore, it’s important that, as a real estate agent, you have a place at the table and possess working knowledge of the principles of green building.  Your instructor, Bob Fleck, will provide you with in-depth information on the principles and give an overview of recent activity across the United States regarding the green building movement and the ways in which consumers are responding to this relatively new market segment.


    This course is iPad compatible.

    This real estate based course is also approved for home inspectors.

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  • Fair Housing

    (4544 Ratings)
    4.00
    $39.97

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    Discrimination can be subtle, overt, and often unintentional. As a real estate professional, it’s important that you avoid discrimination in order to build lasting relationships with customers and clients. To do this, you must be aware of and compliant with the laws that govern housing discrimination. Your instructor, Alan Simmons, will cover the history of fair housing and provide you with an in-depth examination of the most pertinent legislation in force today. Additionally, your instructor will analyze specific advertising policies and discriminatory practices in sales, rentals, and financing of real estate.


    This course is iPad compatible.



    This real estate based course is also approved for home inspectors.

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  • Contract Law from the Top Down

    (1846 Ratings)
    4.00
    $39.97

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    This course is iPad compatible. This course is designed to cover all facets of contract law. It first covers oral and written contracts, the Uniform Commercial Code and the Statute of Frauds. The making of a contract is detailed from offer to acceptance.

    This real estate based course is also approved for home inspectors.

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  • Electrical Inspection Inside & Out

    (98 Ratings)
    3.00
    $29.97

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    In this course the instructor will explain correct installation and inspection of electrical systems which are integral to a safe, secure, and functional home. The following chapters will also familiarize the inspector with accepted construction practices and required safety features of electrical work. Given the high degree of danger from incorrectly managed electrical systems, inspections to ensure compliance with relevant NFPA and NEC codes are of special concern. Upon completion the professional inspector will have a deeper understanding of electrical requirements and the codes most pertinent to any given dwelling. This course is designed to fulfill three hours of home inspection continuing education credits and the overall course level is, and encompasses subjects appropriate for residential home inspectors.

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  • Simple Questions, Big Consequences: How to Avoid Fair Housing Violations as a Property Manager

    (766 Ratings)
    3.00
    $29.97

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    This course is iPad compatible. This course covers the fair housing laws in the United States as pertaining to property management. The course begins with historical overview of prejudice and fair housing laws in the United States in order to give the student an appropriate understanding of the true intent of the current laws. The course continues with a detailed look at scenarios where a property manager could find themselves in violation of fair housing laws. The course finishes with useful examples and suggestions for the property manager to institute into their practice in an attempt to avoid fair housing claims.

    This real estate based course is also approved for home inspectors.

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  • Danger in Plain Sight: Understanding Lead Paint for Property Managers

    (654 Ratings)
    3.00
    $29.97

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    This course is iPad compatible. This course covers the basic knowledge of lead-based paint which is required for residential property management. This course begins with a general explanation of lead-based paint issues. It proceeds with an overview of the pre 2010 EPA requirements concerning lead-based paint in residential rentals. It also outlines the new EPA rule enacted in April 2010. The course concludes by switching gears and discussing the FTC Red Flag Rule for property managers.

    This real estate based course is also approved for home inspectors.

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  • Practical and Successful Reporting

    (231 Ratings)
    4.00
    $39.97

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    This course is designed to fulfill 4 hours of continuing education for Home Inspectors. This course will cover many aspects of practical reporting techniques as well as problems that many inspectors will face during the reporting process. The student will also learn about professionalism within the home inspector field.

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  • Home Inspection - From the Ground Up

    (98 Ratings)
    3.00
    $29.97

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    This seminar is a little more graphic than most. We will employ lots of drawings and photographs to illustrate our points. Illustrations by Roland Dahlquist are used with permission of Sterling Publishing Co., Inc. from DO-IT-YOURSELF HOUSEBUILDING: THE COMPLETE HANDBOOK, ©1995, by George Nash. These are the black-and-white line drawings that appear throughout the course. This course primarily covers residential home inspection and construction and is at the overall basic course level. It covers the entire process literally from the ground up. Main topics include site preparation, footings and foundations, framing systems, insulation and ventilation, HVAC, and mechanical systems. It's filled with illustrations and photographs. Special sections include new building materials and current environmental hazards such as lead paint and mold. The final section investigates recent market demographics and building trends, plus a top ten inspector's list of housing problems.

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  • The Ins and Outs of Property Management

    (1538 Ratings)
    3.00
    $29.97

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    This course is iPad compatible. This course covers general topics that affect property managers. The course is divided into three sections, the first section deals with issues relating to owners. The middle section covers tenant-centric topics. While the third and last section covers topics relating to running a property management business.

    This real estate based course is also approved for home inspectors.

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  • Interior and Exterior Inspections of Key Areas

    (78 Ratings)
    8.00
    $79.97

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    This course is designed to fulfill eight hours of home inspection continuing education credit. The objective of this course is to provide students with an overview of interior and exterior inspection processes, through in-depth analyses of the attic, basement and crawlspace, kitchen and bedroom floors, garage, exterior walls and roofs, windows and doors, electrical elements, foundation walls, brick, concrete, yards and grading. The course is designed as a pictorial guide for students' comprehensive understanding of home inspection elements. This course is geared for the residential inspector and the overall course level is basic.

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  • Inspecting and Identifying A/C & Heat Pump Systems

    (84 Ratings)
    3.00
    $29.97

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    This course will provide a look into air conditioning systems for residential properties. It will explain what a refrigerant is and how it works - and it will explain what current standards and practices are for transitioning to new, more environmentally-friendly refrigerants. Heat pump heating and cooling systems and associated components will also be examined. The course will also discuss criteria for both A/C and heat pumps as they relate to the general home inspector. The overall course level is advanced.

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  • Pool and Spa Inspection

    (87 Ratings)
    3.00
    $29.97

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    The curriculum is outlined to reinforce basic pool-and-spa training and knowledge. It also provides additional insight required when investigating site-preparation and construction during Phase Inspections. The following chapters will familiarize the inspector with accepted construction practices and required safety features of all pools and spas. This course includes material using the standards of the International Codes and Association of Pool & Spa Professionals (APSP) and the requirements of the Virginia Graeme Baker Act. Additional codes governing the construction of the various types of pools can be found in the International Code Council's 2012 International Residential Code for One and Two Family Dwellings (2012 IRC). Although this course primarily covers applicable codes, its primary goal is to review the knowledge in critical areas that impact safety. Additional information, such as construction dimensions should be known to an inspector for the cases where they may encounter a pool or spa that was installed by do-it-yourself home owner that may not understand or comply with all construction code requirements.

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  • Thermal Imaging for Home Inspectors

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    3.50
    $35.97

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    This course is designed to help students achieve core competencies related to the understanding of thermal imaging and its use in the home inspection field. Students will gain familiarity with thermal imaging terminology and equipment, as well as how thermal imaging should be used to identify potential conditions in a home. Students will also learn about energy-efficiency in a home and how thermal imaging applies specifically to this situation.  The overall course level is advanced, and encompasses subjects appropriate for both residential and commercial home inspectors.

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  • Roof Inspection

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    4.00
    $39.97

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    This course is designed to help students understand key information pertaining to the background of a roof inspection and how to complete a home inspection. Students will gain familiarity with roof inspection terminology and equipment, as well as how to successfully complete a roof inspection in a variety of weather-related elements and on a variety of roofs. Students will also learn about specific roofing materials, how those materials respond to different weather elements, and how to safely inspect different roof types while not hurting the roof or themselves during the inspection.

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  • Foundation and Footing Construction Inspection

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    3.00
    $29.97

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    This course is designed to fulfill three hours of home inspection continuing education credit. You may want to print this course. That way, you can use it as a guide when you visit your construction site.

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