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Course Description

Course Category: Real Estate



Course Description:
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


    • LESSON 1: The Role of Home Inspection
    • LESSON 2: In the Field
    • LESSON 3: The Inspection Process
    • LESSON 4: Common Misconceptions of Home Inspection
    • LESSON 5: Professional Standards
    • LESSON 6: Home Inspection Legislation

    Please see the state/regulatory requirement from the course catalog page.

    This course has been approved for 3 hours.


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

    Print your certificate and provide a copy for your broker as evidence of completing the course. Retain a copy of the certificate for your records.


    This course is created and brought to you by 360Training, a leading provider of accredited e – learning courses to working professionals through today’s leading schools, associations and corporations. 360Training’s high quality e – learning courses assist thousands of working professionals each month in a wide range of disciplines to succeed in today’s marketplace, renew licenses, acquire certification or prepare for a new profession.

    This course was created by the instructional design staff of 360Training in connection with field professionals that bring many years of experience in adult educational theory and distance learning technology to make the process of certification, compliance and training as convenient, engaging, and cost – effective as possible.

    If you have any requests for technical or instructional support, please contact the 360Training Support Department located in the HELP section of your account profile. Technical support inquiries are handled immediately and instructional support questions are returned within 24 business hours with answers provided by a qualified professional in your field through our network of subject matter experts.

State Requirements

Our real estate CE courses meet the requirements of the Minnesota Department of Commerce.



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