Entries by Alicia

Repair Request Builder Tutorial

Making agent’s lives easier is something I strive to do. Let me show you the Repair Request Builder which does just that. Create a repair request in under a minute. Here’s how: Step 1 When the report is open, select “Report Tools”. Step 2 In the drop-down tab, select “Repair Request Builder”. Step 3 Select […]

We buy YOU a home warranty!

It’s true. Northerneer buys you a home warranty when you allow us to inspect the home you’re buying. End of story. Kinda. Home warranties have been around for a long time. Most warranties cover a variety of things like the furnace or your dishwasher. I went on a quest to find the best warranty I […]

What is an “Ungrounded Outlet”?

This blog will cover three different types of ungrounded outlets and what that actually means. Discovering an ungrounded outlet is absolutely the most common electrical “defect” I run across in homes. But what does it mean? Is it unsafe? Does it have to be fixed? Let’s figure that out. Three types… An ungrounded outlet is […]

10 things to do while you’re in inspector school!

You did it. You made the decision to become a home inspector! Meanwhile, formal training has begun but there is still some down-time to fill. Let’s talk about ten things you can do while you’re in inspector school to boost business and fill your time effectively. (P.S. You CAN do this!) Here we go…  Firstly, […]

What is a pre-listing inspection?

Pre-listing inspections from Northerneer certify your home move-in ready – BEFORE you list your home! It catches problems before they’re problems. Therefore, the future buyers encounter very few surprises because you’ve already taken care of them. Or, at the very least, they’re revealed in the pre-inspection report. The inspection is scheduled on YOUR time with […]

Choosing the RIGHT Real Estate Agent

I’m going to tell you the biggest secret to choosing the RIGHT real estate agent for you. But first let me tell you a story… or four. Excuse me while I become a Debbie-Downer for a moment… When I started into the inspection industry, I was under the impression that most real estate agents were […]

I am NOT the Cheapest Inspector

Let me cut right to the chase: I am not the cheapest inspector. I don’t know about you but I am a deal-seeker, coupon using, price comparing machine! Getting something on-sale or at the cheapest price is great for groceries or school clothes but not for a home inspection. As the age old saying goes, […]

What is the inspection report summary?

What do I need to know about my report summary? Home inspection reports are filled with a lot of fine print. Consequently, I’ve been accused of causing reading-fatigue. Ooof. Go ahead and read everything AKA the full report. However, most of what you want to know is included in your report “Summary”. It’s the meat […]

10 Things You Need To Know About Your Inspection…

Here are 10 things you should know about your home inspection process with Northerneer Building Inspections: With Northerneer as your home inspection company, we do the administrative work for you. Once you have confirmed scheduling with us, all parties involved get reminder texts and emails leading up to the inspection. On our watch, nobody gets […]

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