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How to Determine Inspection Prices and Write Proposals

Goal This course teaches common operating procedures for commercial property inspectors, including writing proposals and calculating fees. Objectives Upon successful completion of this course, the student will be able to: describe the types of commercial property inspection clients; define the different types of commercial buildings and describe their differentiating factors for pricing and inspecting; develop…

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Repair Pricer Offers Discount for CCPIA Members

Repair Pricer offer is now offering an exclusive discount to CCPIA members for commercial cost-to-cure reports. The reports provide repair and replacement cost estimates for defects and other concerns identified during a commercial property inspection. Repair Pricer saves inspectors time by eliminating the need to compile estimates, and can be sold to clients as an…

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Introduction to Report Writing for Commercial Property Inspectors

Goal This course teaches the student how to write and structure a commercial property inspection report. Objectives Upon successful completion of this course, the student will be able to: effectively communicate findings in writing use a variety of techniques to clearly present information design and structure inspection commercial property inspection reports prepare cumulative and summary…

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Competitor Analysis for Commercial Property Inspectors

Whether starting a new standalone business for commercial property inspections or building a commercial division within an existing company, it is important to develop and work with a business plan. Established companies should revisit plans annually, at minimum, to assess strengths and weaknesses as the business evolves and alter their course if needed. Many inspectors…

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Fenestration: Exterior Doors

The inspection of exterior doors falls under two different sections of the ComSOP: 6.5.2 Exterior and 6.5.11 Doors, Windows, and Interiors. When inspecting exterior doors, an inspector should look at: the main entry doors, service doors, sliding glass doors, and overhead and loading dock doors. It is important to know each of the different types…