HOME INSPECTORS, HOME BUYERS, AND REAL ESTATE PROFESSIONALS
Welcome to the Northern Illinois Chapter of the
American Society of Home Inspectors (NIC ASHI).
The knowledge you gain will be second to none.
WHAT CAN NIC ASHI DO FOR YOU AT THE UPCOMING MEETING:
Wednesday, October 12th
5:30pm Associates Corner - Questions & Answers are taken from the current NHIE Home Inspection Manual. Attendees will be involved in a friendly game of home inspection trivia. The room will be split into 2 teams. After a category and value amount is selected by starting contestant, the first hand raised (as determined by chosen judge) gets 5 seconds to answer. If 5 seconds are exceeded, or answered wrong, a speaker from the other team gets a chance to answer correctly and take the points. Points tallied for bragging rights. Let's have some fun while reviewing our knowledge.
7:00pm Main Presentation: What happens when you recommend an Architect? Mike Davenport of Davenport Architects, established a small, full service architectural firm In 1995 with a commitment to deliver value, fresh ideas, insight, creative problem solving, and the experience necessary to complete projects within budget. Since then, Mike has on numerous occasions been approached by realtors, and home owners alike after property inspections, to further evaluate and recommend corrections for structural concerns. This is an opportunity to hear from the perspective of the Architect in these matters. Mike has been very involved in the Downers Grove community for many years. He currently sits on the Downers Grove School Board, and also serves on the Downers Grove Architectural Review and Historical Preservation Boards.
Make sure you have enough State CE Credit hours by November 30, 2016. State CE Lookup
NICASHI is the best source to get these.
NOVEMBER 9th Meeting
5:30 Presentation. Pictures from the Field. As submitted by NICASHI Members. For review, and discussion. How would you write up the deficiency shown? Don't Forget. Submit your photos to Jeremy Meek as soon as possible: Jeremy@DiscoveryInspector.com
7:00pm. Annual NICASHI Business Meeting. Voting 2017 NICASHI Board / Chair Members. Your vote is important.
DECEMBER 14TH Meeting - Annual NICASHI Holiday Dinner
Members and 1 guest each are invited to the Annual NICASHI Holiday Dinner at: Angelo's Ristorante and Banquets. 247 N. York Rd. Elmhurst, IL 60126.
6:00pm: Cocktail Reception (Cash Bar).
7:00pm: Dinner. Door prizes and Annual NICASHI Awards will be presented after.
JANUARY 11TH, 2017 Meeting
5:30pm Associates Corner: TBA
7:00pm Main Presentation: Bob Stewart from Trenchless Innovations will present on the rehabilitation of HVAC underground ducts and sewer repairs without digging via relining.
FEBRUARY 8TH Meeting:
5:30pm Associate Corner: TBA
7:00pm Main Presentation: Curtis Stewart from Certainteed brands of new technolgies on drywall, insulation, and roofing products.
NIC ASHI is dedicated to enhancing the technical skills and professional practice
of home inspectors, and maintaining high professional standards through
education and discipline. This is accomplished through various means such as:
- monthly meetings every 2nd Wednesday of the month, that continually bring
topics that either enlighten or reinforce a home inspectors knowledge
- mentor programs and ride-a-long inspections that provide guidance to new inspectors.
- a library of books and manuals that cover a wide range of topics on the systems and
components, code check study guides, in addition to books on the business side of operating a home inspection business.
For 28 years, ASHI has provided home inspectors with the best ineducation, resources and professional networking opportunities... Learn More
and ending Jul 31. Must be a ASHI member to join NIC ASHI
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