The American Society of Home Inspectors (ASHI) recommends its Web site and information hotline (800-743-2744) to homebuyers/sellers who are seeking experienced home inspectors in their area.
As the oldest and most respected non-profit, professional organization of home inspectors in North America, ASHI also recommends consumers check the references of every inspector before obtaining services to ensure the best match for their needs.
Searching for a Home Inspector
- There is a lot to learn by visiting www.ashi.com:
- The names of ASHI members, searchable by zip code
- Answers to frequently asked questions about home inspections
- What to expect from a well performed home inspection
- Links to important real estate and home related Web sites
"Because the home buying process can be stressful, it is important for consumers to be well informed," explains Ghent. "Our Web site provides information that can help homeowners make informed decisions."
For More Information
In addition to the ASHI Web site and 800 number, those interested in obtaining more information about the American Society of Home Inspectors or the names of local ASHI members may also contact the organization at 932 Lee Street, Suite 101, Des Plaines, IL 60016.
This article was submitted by the American Society of Home Inspectors, the national professional organization of home inspectors whose mission is to meet the needs of its membership and promote excellence and exemplary practice within the profession. The American Society of Home Inspectors was formed in 1976 as a not-for-profit organization to build public awareness of home inspection and to enhance the technical and professional performance of home inspectors. Submission of this article does not imply an endorsement or recommendation of the Financial Resource Center site.