profile picture
 

Buyer's Choice Home Inspection - Tampa Bay Certified Master Home Inspector

ASHI Home Inspectors

The American Society of Home Inspectors (ASHI), founded in 1976, is North America’s oldest and largest professional society of home inspectors. ASHI’s goals have always been to build customer awareness of the importance of a quality home inspection and enhance the professionalism of home inspectors. Today, with 6,000+ members and ASHI - American Society of Home Inspectors80+ chapters, ASHI is the largest and most respected professional association for home inspectors in North America. Through ASHI’s continued efforts, ASHI's Standards of Practice—covering all of a home's major systems—are now part of many pieces of state legislation and are recognized by consumers as the authoritative standard for rofessional home inspection. Certified ASHI Home Inspectors are trained to objectively communicate to you, the home inspection buyer, what the house has to say. Certified ASHI Home Inspectors have demonstrated technical proficiency and report-writing skills, and they have committed to continuing education in order to achieve andBuyer's Choice Home Inspection - Tampa Bay Certified Master Home Inspector maintain their member status. Certified ASHI Home Inspectors are committed to conducting inspections in accordance with the ASHI Standards of Practice; committed to abiding by the ASHI Code of Ethics and are dedicated to providing superior customer service. ASHI Members deliver more than a home inspection, they deliver the ASHI Experience.

There are no federal laws governing home inspectors. We are regulated only by the individual states. Unfortunately, the State of Florida is one of just a few remaining states that has yet to regulate the home inspection business – how can you be sure that your inspector is adequately qualified, experienced, and trustworthy? One way is through professional home inspector associations. A few of them require minimum training, education, experience, and adherence to ethical standards – at least one widely known organization merely requires home inspection candidates to take a very simple on-line test, in the comfort of their homes, and possibly with someone else actually taking the test for them. Once they easily pass the on-line test, they mail in a check to become an instant home inspector. Be very carefull when scrutinizing your home inspectors, and be sure to check out the individual associations to evaluate their individual requirements. To be safe, you can't go wrong by ensuring that your home inspector is a Certified Member of the American Society of Home Inspectors (ASHI).

The Standards of Practice and Code of Ethics of The American Society of Home Inspectors

The Standards of Practice and Code of Ethics of The American Society of Home Inspectors (Spanish)

Suncoast ASHI Standards of Practice - Optional Inspected Areas

As a Certified Member of the American Society of Home Inspectors (ASHI), you can be assured that not only am I qualified, but I also adhere to the association’s standards of practice and code of ethics. You can find more information about ASHI at their website, www.ashi.org.


click here
It is recommended that you choose a home inspector who is a Certified Member of the American Society of Home Inspectors (ASHI), Registered Professional Inspector with the Florida Association of Building Inspectors (FABI), and ICC code certified as a Residential Combination Inspector.

ASHI home inspector tampa, ASHI home inspections tampa

ASHI home inspectors tampa, tampa ASHI home inspectionASHI home inspector tampa, ASHI home inspections tampa, building officials association of Florida

U.S. Chamber of Commerce Member 2006

Today's Rates

Mtg Loan Rate APR
30-yr Fixed 4.55% 4.7%
15-yr Fixed 4.01% 4.22%
1-yr Adj 2.76% 3.42%
* national averages

Mortgage Calculator

$
%
%
yrs
$
Home Inspector Forum and Homes & Garden Advice:
 
What"s in the new COVID-19 relief package for contractors?
1/12/2021 1:27 PM
The term “construction” appears 636 times in the $908 billion pandemic relief package and $1.4 trillion omnibus spending bill passed by Congress and signed by President Donald Trump at the end of December. In other words, while the relief package was less than half the size of the initial $2.2 trillion Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Securit...Read More
 
Hiring an inspector is a great idea for home buyers. But make sure the inspector is qualified.
1/12/2021 1:27 PM
Recently, we received a long comment about that article and both home and building inspectors. We thought it worthwhile for you to hear the perspective of a building inspector on the home construction and home-buying process and suggest you keep our correspondent’s comments in mind when buying a home and starting any home renovation project....Read More
 
What do you need to know about radon?
1/12/2021 1:27 PM
When Raven and Mike Baker-Jones moved to Golden Valley last year, they asked their home inspector to test for radon. Since 2014, Minnesota sellers have been required to notify buyers of radon levels in homes. “It was definitely a priority for us, because it was a safety risk,” said Rave...Read More
 
2021 outlook: 6 trends that will influence construction this year
1/12/2021 1:27 PM
Here"s some perspective to ring in the new year: “2020 bad, 2021 good.” That’s the takeaway from construction observers looking ahead at the turn of the year, even as the bleakness of the pandemic surge and record deaths in the U.S. continue to weigh on their minds...Read More
 
California is closing the door to gas in new homes
1/12/2021 1:27 PM
California"s top energy bosses soon will decide when to snuff out natural gas flames in new homes. The seismic move toward omitting some gas appliances comes as the California Energy Commission retools state building codes for energy-efficient homes. It"s an expansion of the state"s first-in-the-nation mandates requiring solar panels on all new ho...Read More
 
US small businesses to get more cash as pandemic loan program re-opens
1/12/2021 1:27 PM
The U.S. government was set to re-open its signature small business pandemic aid program with $284 billion in new funds and revamped rules that aim to get cash to the most needy businesses while stamping out fraud and abuse...Read More
 
Wall Street set to slip from all-time highs after strong run
1/12/2021 1:27 PM
Wall Street’s main indexes were to set to slip from record levels as investors locked in gains after a stellar vaccine and stimulus-fueled rally. Bets on a rebound in business activity in 2021 fueled by COVID-19 vaccine rollouts, larger checks and infrastructure spending under President-elect Joe Biden have underpinned Wall Street’s rise to recent ...Read More
 
10 new year"s resolutions to consider for your small business in 2021
1/12/2021 1:27 PM
Small businesses have to constantly grow and change to keep up with the market. The new year is an opportunity to evaluate where you"ve been and create goals. Members of the online small business community have tons of ideas for improving in the new year. If you don"t currently have a 2021 resolution for your business, here are some options...Read More
 
Keeping the talent that you are about to lose
1/12/2021 1:27 PM
It may be hard to imagine after the crazy year that was 2020, but your best employee talent is about to leave. What is not hard to imagine is that overall employee satisfaction is at all-time lows. SMB owners and leaders must take responsibility now to keep their talent at home...Read More