Episode 38 Bill Collins

Bill Collins
Bill Collins

Owner/President

UltraSound Home Inspections

 – Present (10 years 8 months)Greater Nashville Area

If you are in need of good home inspection in the Middle Tennessee area or have questions about the inspection process, contact UltraSound Home Inspections. We have been protecting buyers like you in the Middle Tennessee area since 2004 and will help you avoid buying the “money pit”. We will take the necessary time needed to explain each issue found so you will have a better understanding of any possible expenses that may be involved in correcting your new home.
Within a few hours of the inspection you will be provided a comprehensive computer generated report with digital photos that clearly addresses all of the issues we discussed and that were found.
Don’t wait, visit our website today and schedule online or give us a call. We’ll give you the peace of mind you deserve.

Bill Collins is being interviewed by Preston Sandlin of Home Inspection Carolina and Ask the Charlotte Inspector

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Episode 37 Jennifer McMurdy

Jennifer McMurdy
Jennifer McMurdy

Owner

Capitol Home Inspections

 – Present (11 years 4 months)Richmond, Virginia Area

Capitol Home Inspections is locally owned & family operated, serving clients since 2004. We are a full service home inspection company and will guide you through every aspect of your inspection, from scheduling your inspection to answering questions about your report after the inspection is complete.

We are your home consultants for life and will do everything we can to provide excellent customer service!

We offer:

  • A professional inspection by a State and ASHI Certified Home Inspector
  • Immediate, on-site, home inspection reports and digital photos in FULL COLOR
  • Estimated cost of repairs or replacements
  • Convenient appointments to fit your schedule, including weekends and evenings
  • FREE, follow-up consultations by phone, for as long as you own the home
  • Fully licensed, bonded and insured with general and professional liability

Professional affiliations:

  • Certified Inspector with American Society of Home Inspectors (ASHI)
  • Virginia Certified Home Inspector #3380 000321
  • Member of the Central Virginia Chapter of ASHI
  • 2013-2014 Currently serves as Past President for Central Virginia ASHI
  • 2012-2013 Served as President for Central Virginia ASHI
  • 2011-2012 Served as Vice President for Central Virginia ASHI
  • 2010-2011 Served as Secretary for Central Virginia ASHI
  • 2008-2010 Served as Treasurer for Central Virginia ASHI
  • Sponsor of Habitat for Humanity

Do your homework when hiring a home inspector!!!

State licensing and certification is VOLUNTARY in the state of Virginia…anyone can start a home inspection business and claim to be a Home Inspector!

Be sure to ask several questions when hiring someone to inspect your home:

  1. Are you state certified and fully licensed through the state of Virginia? ALL STATE CERTIFIED INSPECTORS CAN BE FOUND ON DPOR website.
  2. Are you affiliated with a professional organization, such as ASHI? (Please note: There are different certification levels in professional organizations. For example, in order to be a CERTIFIED INSPECTOR for ASHI, an inspector must have completed a minimum number of inspections and passed their exam.)
  3. Can I see a copy of your home inspection report?
  4. Is inspecting homes your full-time job?
  5. Are you insured with professional and general liability?
  6. Do you carry Errors & Omissions insurance?
  7. Do you provide a computer generated inspection report with digital pictures?
  8. Do you provide online access to inspection report with ability to forward report to others?
  9. Will you provide us with an estimated cost of repairs or replacements?

These are a few sample questions to ask when hiring a home inspector. The more informed you are, the better choice you can make when hiring an inspector to meet your needs.

Jennifer McMurdy of Capitol Home Inspections is being interviewed by Preston Sandlin of Home Inspection Carolina and Ask the Charlotte Inspector

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Episode 36 About Your House Show

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  • Charlotte, North Carolina
  • Short Description
    Tune In Saturday Mornings from 8-11am on 610 WFNZ.

    Host/Certified Remodeler – Ray Terry

    Resident DJ/Producer – J.T.

  • Phone
    7047124644
  • Website

    Ray Terry” CR,Certified Remodeler

    Personal

    Born January 27, 1952
    Presbyterian HospitalCharlotte NC
    Married – 3 Kids and 1 Grandchild

    Education
            Barringer Elementary School
    Sedgefield Jr. High
    Garinger High SchoolGraduated 1970

    Army National Guard 1970-1981 Advanced to Staff Sergeant

    Work Experience
             1971 – 1973 Started as Multi-Family Construction Site Co-coordinator .
    Advanced to Job Superintendent.

             1973 – CurrentActive in Design Build Remodeling of Residential
    and Small 
    Commercial Jobs in the Charlotte Metro Area.

             1996 – CurrentResearch and develop the Almetal Dryer Vent.
                         Installed over 3,000 systems.

                          President of the Almetal Dryer Vent Corp.

                          Proficient at Hands on skills in all areas of construction.

    Professional Community Involvement

              1990-2008 National Association of the Remodeling Industry of
    Greater Charlotte.

                           Charter Chapter President

                           Executive Director

                           Certified Remodeler

                           1995 National President’s Award

                           1998 Squires AwardRecruiting 50 Members.

                           Board Member at Various times

                           Fund Raising Committee

                           Past Presidents Committee

                           Head Special Events Committee

             1994 -1998 House Captain “Christmas in April”

    1998 – Current Central Piedmont Community College Institute
    of Construction 
    Technology Advisory Board.

              2005 – Current Instructor for “If I Had A Hammer” Program
    in Charlotte 
    Mecklenburg Middle Schools.

              2005 – Current Member of CIEC”Construction Industry Education
    Coalition”

              2006- Current Instructor for Habitat Humanity’s HIP Program.
    (Homeowners in 
    Progress)

    2010- Current Developed and Head “Carolina’s Home Improvement

    Pros”  CHIPS

    Ray Terry is intervieing Preston Sandlin of Home Inspection Carolina and Ask the Charlotte Inspector

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Episode 35 Phil LeBlanc

Phil LeBlanc
Phil LeBlanc

Phil is the founder of ProTech Home & Property Inspections, Inc. and has shifted from doing 500 plus yearly inspections to implementing systems designed to consistently improve the quality service that has made ProTech one of the top building inspection companies in metro Atlanta. Phil’s connection to the building and real estate industries dates back to his early involvement with his family’s real estate and development company in New England. His credentials include:

  • Member / Certified Inspector of the American Society of Home Inspectors (ASHI National & Georgia)
  • Former Director at Large ASHI Georgia
  • Professional Member of the International Code Council
  • 2010 Winner of the MIC International BYB Award
  • Affiliate Member of North Atlanta Metro Association of Realtors
  • Affiliate Member of Georgia State Women’s Council of Realtors
  • Director / Instructor of ProTech’s Georgia Real Estate Commission Approved School
  • Radon Sampling Technician
  • Mold Sampling Technician
  • B.A. from University of New Hampshire
  • Mentor Inspector & Graduate from Inspection Training Associates

Phil Leblanc is being interviewed by Preston Sandlin of Home Iinspection Carolina and Ask the Charlotte Inspector

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Episode 34 Will Misegades

Will Misegades
Will Misegades

Buyer, Seller, owner or corporation?
At Redfish Home Inspections we will not only inspect houses, we will also teach you about your property and help you look past the distractions to allow you to make a clear and educated purchase! Will is being interviewed by Preston Sandlin of Home Inspection Carolina and Ask the Charlotte Home Inspector.

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