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Agent called me today with an issue with a well established multi inspection firm in my area ;

Owner of Firm inspected a house, not knowing it had cameras throughout , this is what was found :

1. Inspector watching porn on couch.

2. Thumb drive taken from sellers computer and plugged into inspectors laptop

3. Invite other people over to partake

I would say at this point that this inspection company is history, at the least the owner will lose his HI license.

Agent at this point wonders how long this has been going on for and if any inspections were ever actually done.


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Wow...that's nuts

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I have performed home repairs as a fulltime business for many years and have had people help me from time to time. Always told them to work in peoples homes and on their property as if they were being recorded. Once you loose peoples trust your done!! Sad situation.

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Juan Jimenez wrote:Always inspect like you are being watched
Always write your report considering how a lawyer will twist it
Always drive like your clients or the agent are following you

Great advice Juan.
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and he is the owner of a multi-inspector firm - lmao. sad for the industry but I wish he was in my area

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advanced wrote: Agent called me today with an issue with a well established multi inspection firm in my area ;

Owner of Firm inspected a house, not knowing it had cameras throughout , this is what was found :

1. Inspector watching porn on couch.

2. Thumb drive taken from sellers computer and plugged into inspectors laptop

3. Invite other people over to partake

I would say at this point that this inspection company is history, at the least the owner will lose his HI license.

Agent at this point wonders how long this has been going on for and if any inspections were ever actually done.


Why did they feel the need to tell you?
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Coincidentally, CSS instructions for Monday's job: "Unit is under video surveillance. No photos or videos." A first for me.

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Philo wrote:Coincidentally, CSS instructions for Monday's job: "Unit is under video surveillance. No photos or videos." A first for me.


Wow make sure you wave and smile.

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William Chandlerand he is the owner of a multi-inspector firm - lmao. sad for the industry but I wish he was in my area


How did you surmise that?

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Agent called me today with an issue with a well established multi inspection firm in my area ;

first sentence, Pete

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Agent called me today with an issue with a well established multi inspection firm in my area ;

Owner of Firm inspected a house, not knowing it had cameras throughout , this is what was found :

sorry, left second sentence off, Pete

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Cash reward for that video tape. LOL

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scotbaker wrote:
advanced wrote: Agent called me today with an issue with a well established multi inspection firm in my area ;

Owner of Firm inspected a house, not knowing it had cameras throughout , this is what was found :

1. Inspector watching porn on couch.

2. Thumb drive taken from sellers computer and plugged into inspectors laptop

3. Invite other people over to partake

I would say at this point that this inspection company is history, at the least the owner will lose his HI license.

Agent at this point wonders how long this has been going on for and if any inspections were ever actually done.


Why did they feel the need to tell you?


Agent called me to thank me for giving her a listing as I have done a number of inspections for her, this was her listing, she did not tell me the name as she was under gag order as the buyers agent and their client were not aware of it yet, I threw a guess out there and the response was a I can't tell you but it confirmed for me who it was as they are also a preferred KW vendor, I am glad as they have been a lowball player in the market.

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Nathan wrote:Cash reward for that video tape. LOL


Yes that would be priceless, on another note would it be wrong to offer a free home inspection to the other party ?

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Of course this is second hand info, hopefully the agent is being factual!! I have seen these accusations before and then find out it wasn't as it was presented.

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