EDUCATION CLASSES

Reliable Home Inspection Service is a licensed education provider for real estate continuing education in Delaware and Pennsylvania.

We have a a variety of courses that we offer and bring the education to your office.  

To have an education class in your office, ask your manager to contact us with at 302-744-4515 or email us anytime at reliablehomeinspections1@gmail.com.

When you hold CE Classes with RHIS Training, not only do you receive top notch education courses, but it couldn't be easier!

  • WE promote the course to your agents.

  • WE provide an easy online registration process.

  • WE confirm your agent’s registration and remind the agent 2 days before the seminar.

  • WE prepare and distribute continuing education certificates (Delaware & Pennsylvania) immediately following the class.

  • WE provide you with a list of the agents who attended and received continuing education credits.

  • WE provide valuable information to your agents.

  • YOU just provide the location.

Check out the list of classes we offer below:

Free Real Estate C.E. Classes

ENVIRONMENTAL ISSUES AND THE ORDINANCES THAT GOVERN THEM

APPROVED FOR 3.5 PA ELECTIVE CREDITS/APPROVED FOR 3 DE CREDITS FOR MODULE 6

Join John Kerrigan to learn about the different environmental issues that are seen in the real estate market today.  Obtain information on the dangers of asbestos and how it should be repaired, the sampling of mold and how it should be cleaned up, the health threat of Lead Based Paint including the myths and facts, the risks of radon and testing procedures and remediation.  John will also cover PCB’s, CFC’s, Urea-Formaldehyde, Carbon Monoxide, Electromagnetic Fields, Soil and Ground Water Contamination, Land Fills and Brown Fields.

 

HOW TO STOP THE HOME INSPECTOR FROM KILLING THE TRANSACTION

APPROVED FOR 3.5 PA ELECTIVE CREDITS/APPROVED FOR 3 DE CREDITS FOR MODULE 7

Sometimes the buyer’s reaction to the home inspection starts before the inspector even arrives.  Assist your client by understanding how to choose a qualified inspector with the right credentials. Learn how to prepare your clients before the inspection with what is normal and customary and how to reduce expectations. Learn what questions should be asked and should not be asked during the inspection and understand the difference between objective, problems, subjective problems and the different parts of the inspection report. You don’t want to miss this fully packed seminar with loads of information to help you and your clients move from the inspection to the settlement table.

 

STUCCO - THE NITTY GRITTY

APPROVED FOR 3.5 PA ELECTIVE CREDITS/APPROVED FOR 3 DE CREDITS FOR MODULE 7

What is the problem with stucco? What are the most common repairs? What concerns often arise with the houses that contain stucco?  Stucco has become a significant issue for homes containing this building material.  Learn how to identify stucco homes and the potential issues for your client, understand the causes and inspections and the possible remedies to benefit your client.  Be informed so that you can inform your client at the beginning stages and alleviate potential problems throughout the transaction.

 

NEW CONSTRUCTION & PRELIST INSPECTIONS

APPROVED FOR 3.5 PA ELECTIVE CREDITS/APPROVED FOR 3 DE CREDITS FOR MODULE 7

Join us to learn about Pre-footing and foundation inspections, drywall inspections, construction finish out inspections and pre-list Inspections.  Learn what is covered in each and the benefits.  Learn what the role of the inspector is and how the inspector can help your transaction succeed.

 

 

THE EXTERIOR OF THE HOME

APPROVED FOR 3.5 PA ELECTIVE CREDITS/APPROVED FOR 3 DE CREDITS FOR MODULE 7

Let’s talk about the outside.  Learn about stone foundation walls, block walls and failures, brick foundation walls and piers, types of roof shingles and typical issues with different shingles, types of sidings and typical issues with different sidings, chimneys types, stucco and exterior drainage systems.

 

THE INTERIOR OF THE HOME

APPROVED FOR 3.5 PA ELECTIVE CREDITS/APPROVED FOR 3 DE CREDITS FOR MODULE 7

Let’s talk about the inside. Join John as he talks about the supply piping types, water heating equipment versus tank and on demand systems, heating types – forced air and boiler types, air conditioning, heat pumps, general electrical systems, aluminum wiring, homeowner’s wiring, the various floor types and interior drainage.

 

UNDERSTANDING OLDERS HOMES & THEIR PECULIARITIES

APPROVED FOR 3.5 PA ELECTIVE CREDITS/APPROVED FOR 3 DE CREDITS FOR MODULE 7

Do you list or sell older homes?  If you answered yes, this is for you.  Learn about the structural support systems common in older homes, the unusual framing types, older homes roofing timbers, plaster versus drywall, knob and tube wiring, cloth jacket wiring, older plumbing systems such as cast iron, lead, galvanized and unusual heating equipment such as coal converted equipment and steam boilers.  Learn about the difference between stewardship and renovation, how to add efficiency to older homes and maintain their character and improve salability, and insects particularly common to older homes.

 

HOW TO COMPLETE THE LISTING SHEET

APPROVED FOR 3.5 PA ELECTIVE CREDITS/APPROVED FOR 3 DE CREDITS FOR MODULE 7

Learn to identify the different components of a house and the correct terminology to efficiently complete the listing sheet.  This course will cover the different types of heating/cooling systems, roofing, exterior siding, flooring and much more.

 

7-HOUR CONSTRUCTION COURSE

APPROVED FOR 7 PA ELECTIVE CREDITS

This all-day course covers it all.  Learn about foundation walls/footings, electric, roofing, siding, chimney types, stucco, plumbing, heating types, cooling, drainage systems (interior & exterior), floor types and basic wood destroying insects.  This course covers a lot and will provide you with a good understanding of all the components of a home, inside and outside.