RECENT BLOG POSTS
Due to several reasons there are now 44% fewer active inspectors in Texas than there were just 18 months ago. That's based on TREC published data.
Here are my notes from this morning's IAC SOP Sub-committee teleconference on the proposed Commentary. As usual, my comments are in bold, blue, italic font. Download the pdf notes here.
Commentaries on the Standards of Practice, drafted by the Standards of Practice Subcommittee of the Texas Real Estate Inspector Committee, have been posted on the TREC website. There is an email link for you to send them comments, observations or just share your thoughts about these commentaries....
In June, TREC requested an opinion from the state Attorney General as to whether TREC has jurisdiction over inspectors who perform inspections for someone other than a Buyer or Seller of real property. The AG handed down his opinion today and the simple answer is No: S U M M A R Y The Texas Real ...
The TREC-IAC Standard of Practice Sub-committee has scheduled a teleconference for Tuesday, 12/1. If possible, I'll 'attend' this teleconference meeting and report my notes here after the meeting. The agenda is: * Call to order * Discussion and possible action to recommend to the Inspector Adviso...
The TREC Inspectors Advisory Committee Education Subcommittee met via teleconference last Friday. Attached are my notes (bold, blue, italic) from the meeting. Pay special attention to the chat log at the end of my notes, some interesting side comments were made. TREC IAC Education Subcommittee 10...
The TREC Inspectors Advisory Committee SOP sub-committee met Tuesday, Oct 6th via teleconference to discuss the status of the proposed SOP Commentary that has been on-hold for the last several months. Shown below are links to my minutes from that meeting with my notes in blue, italics as usual. A...
A couple of other Texas inspectors and I have been working on a Public Service Announcement (PSA) to describe a worrisome issue that is becoming somewhat of a problem in Texas. The issue is a fair number of unlicensed and expired licensed inspectors are continuing to operate throughout the state....
The Texas Real Estate Commission has named Texas REALTOR® Doug Oldmixon as its new administrator. Oldmixon, an attorney and founding broker of Spillar Oldmixon Advisors Realty, formerly served as deputy commissioner of the Texas Veterans Land Board. Oldmixon replaces Loretta DeHay who has been ac...