For anyone who may have forgotten, September 1st marks the first day of the new Alberta licensing requirement for resale home inspectors. The guidelines, announced in May, include minimum levels of education and insurance as well as specific inspection criteria.
There have long been appeals from all sides of the issue; homebuyers, inspectors and Realtors, to introduce regulations as the property inspection industry has essentially operated without any official government guidelines.
For more information, click on the links below to for more information about the new regulations and licensing standards and what it means for the industry and the individual homebuyer.
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