Protect your Investment with a Home Inspection
A home inspection is a limited, non-invasive examination of the condition of a home or commercial building, often in connection with the sale of that property. Home inspections are usually conducted by a professional who has the training and certifications to perform such inspections. The client will receive a verbal and written report documenting any deficiencies.
The largest group of professionals are members of NACHI, The International Association of Certified Home Inspectors. Your Professional Commercial Building Professionals are usually also a member of NACBI, National Association of Commercial Building Inspectors. A professional in both Commercial and Residential Buildings is a beneficial requirement for most clients.
Roger Frost is a Certified Building Code Official through membership with the Ontario Building Officials Association. This certification is obtained after obtaining the necessary credits in both Part 9 and Part 3 of the Ontario Building Code. Part 9 of the Ontario Building Code is for smaller buildings typically under 600 M2 in size, Part 3 is generally used used for commercial and industrial buildings over 600 M2 in size.
Roger Frost is also a Certified Master Inspector. This designation is awarded on completion of the following:
- completing 1,000 fee-paid inspections and/or hours of inspection-related Continuing Education courses (combined) in their lifetime;
- proving they have been in the inspection business for at least three years;
- abiding by the industry’s toughest Code of Ethics;
- substantially following a Board-approved Standards of Practice;
- submitting to a criminal background check; and
- applying for Board certification by signing an affidavit in front of a Notary.
When buying your new home you need someone with knowledge and experience to inspect and identify any visible or potential problems. Typically you will want someone with extensive knowledge in building houses and renovations. Although many trades persons are entering the home inspection profession, that only gives them expertise in one area of the house. You require an inspector with a good overall concept of the entire building, from foundation to roof to protect your investment.
Roger Frost was a registered builder with HUDAC, which has since been replaced by Tarion, and also spent seven years in charge of Project Reviews for the DND, which included Plans Review and Job Site reviews of all phases of construction from design to completion. Whether your inspectors experience is from building houses to reviewing and inspecting multi-million dollar projects, ensure your choice has the knowledge and experience, you want and need, when purchasing your new property.
Buying and selling Real Estate can be extremely stressful.
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