Home Inspection and Real Estate Forum for Home Inspectors and Real Estate Professionals
  [Search] Search   [Recent Topics] Recent Topics   [Hottest Topics] Hottest Topics  
[Register] Register / 
[Login] Login 
[Logo]












What is a Home Inspection?
Tennessee Commercial Inspections  XML
Forum Index » Commercial Inspections
Author Message
Jharperinspect
Wizard
[Avatar]

Joined: 01/29/2015 10:00 PM EST
Messages: 190
Location: Nashville, TN
Offline

I can't really find any data on whether or not there is state licensing for commercial or further certs I need to get. My lead inspector has a lot of commercial inspection background when he was inspecting in California, trying to reach a different market. Thanks in advance for the help.

jandjhomeinspections.com
@jharperinspect/Twitter.com
Facebook.com/jandjhomeinspections
linkedin.com/johnnyharper
Nashville, TN
615-915-8480
[WWW]
Mike Casey
General
[Avatar]

Joined: 06/28/2014 07:21 PM EDT
Messages: 1246
Location: San Diego CA
Offline

As far as I know in TN you need a license for inspecting any structure 1-4 dwelling units. Everything else is commercial and no license required.

http://share.tn.gov/sos/rules/0780/0780-05/0780-05-12.20141104.pdf

Although interesting, I have obtained CE approval in the past from your state for Home Inspectors for commercial inspection courses.

I don't know of any state that requires a license for commercial inspections.

Mike Casey
Director of Education
Home Inspection University
www.HomeInspectionUniversity.com
www.MichaelCasey.com
[Email] [WWW]
greenvalley
Master
[Avatar]

Joined: 06/18/2014 10:43 PM EDT
Messages: 365
Location: Yucaipa Ca, Southern California
Offline

Mike Casey wrote:As far as I know in TN you need a license for inspecting any structure 1-4 dwelling units. Everything else is commercial and no license required.

http://share.tn.gov/sos/rules/0780/0780-05/0780-05-12.20141104.pdf

Although interesting, I have obtained CE approval in the past from your state for Home Inspectors for commercial inspection courses.

I don't know of any state that requires a license for commercial inspections.


Hey Mike. how about sone 1 hour classes on HIU. Roof, Electrical , HVAC

Eric Richards
Green Valley Home Inspections
www.greenvalleyhomeinspections.net
www.greenvalleyinspections.com
www.inlandempireinspections.com
www.losangelesinspection.com
www.inspectmold.net
909-913-1353
[Email] [WWW]
Mike Casey
General
[Avatar]

Joined: 06/28/2014 07:21 PM EDT
Messages: 1246
Location: San Diego CA
Offline

greenvalley wrote:
Mike Casey wrote:As far as I know in TN you need a license for inspecting any structure 1-4 dwelling units. Everything else is commercial and no license required.

http://share.tn.gov/sos/rules/0780/0780-05/0780-05-12.20141104.pdf

Although interesting, I have obtained CE approval in the past from your state for Home Inspectors for commercial inspection courses.

I don't know of any state that requires a license for commercial inspections.


Hey Mike. how about sone 1 hour classes on HIU. Roof, Electrical , HVAC


Good idea, so commercial Roof, Elec, HVAC, etc. I will get that in the queue - will be a while. This year is crazy busy.

Mike Casey
Director of Education
Home Inspection University
www.HomeInspectionUniversity.com
www.MichaelCasey.com
[Email] [WWW]
Michael Altizer
General
[Avatar]

Joined: 10/31/2014 06:20 PM EDT
Messages: 1154
Offline

Mike Casey,

So what you are saying is: No matter what state (Virginia included), you only need to be licensed to inspect residential units 1-4 dwellings.

Am I hearing you right on this one?

I know some one is going to come around and twist my words or try to question me. To be honest, I only want to hear from Mike Casey, on this one.

By the way, there are those on this board praying for you, your mom and your family.

Off the record and not pertaining to this thread .... one day, I'm going to ask you what ever happened to the Old Mike Casey? Where is the Mike Casey that put the "C" in the old COA? I know It's none of my business and I'll always look up to you and respect you.

Preston Sandlin, says on his podcasts: I don't think too many people wanted to grow up being a home inspector. Well he hasn't talked to this white boy yet. I was 3-4 years old when I first wanted to be a home inspector. That was right around 40 years ago. I traveled the world with my grandparents and saw where my great grandfather built houses in Oklahoma. I studied houses on our trips to all of the United States (excluding Hawaii and Alaska), Canada and Mexico. As I became a young man remodeling houses, learning masonry and carpentry in high school, all I have ever wanted to do was be involved in real estate. When I hit my 20's, I was working all over the east coast remodeling and working in commercial projects. From installing HVAC units with Cundiff heating and air to building foundations with LCJ enterprises to various roofing companies, for the most part of my life, I have been in some shape or form adding value to the real estate industry.

A lot has changed over the years but one thing that hasn't is the names and the impact that they made on our industry. Maybe I've partied a little too much when I was younger or maybe it's where I'm getting older but I like things the way that they were. Somehow Nathan jumped in and that's cool because I personally like the man. Maybe money talks. I just wished this industry would as a whole grow a pair and stop changing so much. Every time a guy like me gets his head above water, this guy and that guy come along in swarms and say : you're doing it all wrong.

I can't even produce a checklist report anymore because a few inspectors had a problem with their writing years ago and some genius comes along with a computer. I respect these guys but I can't keep up with them. I come from a different world than these guys and No I don't have a big business, but apples to oranges, I could probably inspect just as good as the next guy.

So what happened to the Mike Casey that once was?
Mike Casey
General
[Avatar]

Joined: 06/28/2014 07:21 PM EDT
Messages: 1246
Location: San Diego CA
Offline

You know what? I should backtrack a little, was in a bit of a rush earlier. Nevada requires a license to inspect commercial, and Texas might as well (commercial means other than 1-4 dwelling units). So there's the only two I know of. Michael I think in Virginia the certification is still voluntary for resale homes. I believe some changes recently occurred wherein certification and or mandatory education is/are required for new home inspection. You'd have to check with DPOR.

We're all inspectors. Expect everyone of us to have an opinion - that's what we do. But take it all with a grain of salt and do your homework to determine the facts.

Not sure what you mean by the "Old Mike Casey". I'm actually the same Mike Casey, just older. Like you I became interested in home inspecton at a young age, and started inspecting fulltime in my late 20s. That was 30 years ago.

COA ran its course and was dissolved in 2013. It was time for something different. Still the same Mike Casey. Oh, and I grew up with typewriters. I took a typing class in high school because the teacher was hot. Glad I did as it helped a little learning computers in the early 90s. If I can do it so can you. Jump in, it's hard to break it.

Mike Casey
Director of Education
Home Inspection University
www.HomeInspectionUniversity.com
www.MichaelCasey.com
[Email] [WWW]
Michael Altizer
General
[Avatar]

Joined: 10/31/2014 06:20 PM EDT
Messages: 1154
Offline

Thank you, Mike Casey. I understand all aspects of what you just said.

Hot teachers? Yeah, I've had a few women teach me a thing or two, as well. I'm settled down and married for the second time now. I started thinking about all of the women that I've been with and it's a lot higher than I thought. None of it was my fault, I start talking with a woman and BANG. I'm glad that I'm a one woman man now, because I have a good one. I always was faithful but in between my 2 marriages, I was a bad boy.
Michael Altizer
General
[Avatar]

Joined: 10/31/2014 06:20 PM EDT
Messages: 1154
Offline

WTF does this Pokemon thing have to do with home inspection?
[Thumb - Screenshot_2016-07-13-22-00-01.png]
 Filename Screenshot_2016-07-13-22-00-01.png [Disk] Download
 Description
 Filesize 307 Kbytes
 Downloaded:  338 time(s)

 
Forum Index » Commercial Inspections
Go to:   
© 2014 Inspector Services Group