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Home Inspection - (GEN) New

Course Description


As the market becomes more competitive, only a business comprised of well – rounded licensees who provide comprehensive advice will continue to stand out. This course instructs real estate licensees on the basics of home inspection. An understanding of this information will allow the student to serve his or her clients and customers better.

This course presents an overview of the home inspection business and explains how it fits into the real estate industry as a whole. In addition, the course covers the regulatory bodies and professional organizations associated with home inspection. At the conclusion of this course, the student will understand the methods used to inspect homes, will know what to look for when examining properties, both inside and out, and will understand the various types of inspection reports and the differences between them.


  • Understand the development of home inspection in the inspection business
  • Appreciate an inspector’s role at closing in residential sales transactions
  • Know the tools needed and conduct expected in the field
  • Distinguish various field report styles and know the benefits and drawbacks to each
  • Understand an inspector’s professional liability
  • Recognize the steps in the examination process
  • Identify common misconceptions about home inspection
  • Value membership to a reputable, non – profit home inspection organization
  • Know the extent of home inspection legislation
  • Appreciate the different ways states regulate the home inspection industry

Complete 24 Hours of state approved courses every 2 years.

This course has been approved for 3 hours of continuing education.

Quizzes – All quizzes must be taken to proceed forward to the next lesson.
Final Exam – You will be required to take a final exam.


Once you complete the course, you will be able to print your certificate online. Please wait at least 30 seconds until the certificate loads on your screen. Once you receive your certificate(s) you are required to provide ADRE the original or a copy of the certificate(s) with their renewal form.



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