Stephen Showalter (Showalter Property Consultants) Home Inspector

RAINER

3,590

Stephen Showalter
location_on Annapolis, MD — Showalter Property Consultants
Get to Know Stephen Showalter
Building Inspection Related Experience: EDUCATION: Building Performance Institute; BPI Building Analyst Building Performance Institute; BPI Building Envelope 2009 International Energy Conservation Code (IECC) 2010 ADA Standards for Accessible Design National Environmental Health Association-Radon sampling American Society of Home Inspectors Conferences National Association of Home Inspectors Education Conferences Indoor Environmental Standards Organization Educational Conference Studied Architecture-Anne Arundel Community College

OCCUPATION: Overview

Litigation Support and Expert Witness Testimony 1988-Present Home Inspection Services, has performed over 8000 inspections since 1988 Thermal Imaging and Energy Audintg Services Environmental Consulting New Home Construction Arbitration Experience Instructor for Home Inspectors and Real Estate Agents Extensive Experiance in New home and Historic Home Inspections

ACCOMPLISHMENTS 1988-Present

Past President of the National Association of Home Inspectors Served on the Board of Directors of the National Association of Home Inspectors 8    Years Past President of the Maryland Association of Home Inspectors New Home Construction Arbitrator Instructor for Maryland Board of Realtors and Several Counties Founding Member of the Maryland Association of Home Inspectors Founding Member of the Indoor Environmental Standards Organization Featured Speaker at the National Association of Realtors National Conference Featured Speaker at the Maryland Association of Realtors State Conference Featured Speaker at the American Society of Home Inspectors National Conference Featured Speaker at the National Association of Home Inspectors National Conference Featured Speaker at the National Pillar to Post Inspection National Conference Featured Speaker at the National Association of Property Managers Conference Past President and Founder of Building Specs, a National Home Inspection and     Training Company Testified before the House and Senate of the State of Maryland on the Home Inspection    Industry CRI Designation, Certified Residential Inspector (NAHI) Retired Membership Status in the American Society of Home Inspectors (ASHI), 2004-2007 Performed over 8000 Building Inspections and Environmental Assessments. Extensive experience in Mold and Moisture investigation in Maryland and the Florida Keys Expert Witness in the Queen Anne County, MD Court System Developed a Nationally Recognized training program for Home Inspectors and has personally trained over 1000 home inspectors from the beginning inspector to continuing education programs. Developed a building inspection reporting system used by inspectors throughout the United Sates and Canada. Member of National Health Organization 2002-2005 International Conference of Building Officials 2001-2003 Developed a Comprehensive Reporting System and Maintenance Manual used and Recognized Nationally for Home Inspectors. Featured on 3 episodes of HGTV House Detectives. Features in 2 Instructional DVDs on Home Inspections Produced several internationally recognized instructional DVDs on home Inspection and Code related topics.

TEACHING EXPERIENCE:

Building Specs Inc.-Weekly courses and the national education conference Developed syllabus and overall course structure and administered overall curriculum. Created the Curriculum and Presentations for all aspects of Home, Property and Environmental Inspection. Instructor – Indoor Environmental Standards Organization Helped develop the syllabus and overall course structure for the certification program. 

Instructor – Boards of Realtors  National Association of Realtors, Maryland Association of Realtors, Anne Arundel, Baltimore, Prince Georges, Frederick, Cecil County, Champion Realty, Long and Foster Realty and Prudential Key West Realty. Calvert County Historic Trust.  

National Conferences-Featured Speaker-On some of the following topics, home inspections, new home defects, historic homes and report writing

The National Association of Home Inspectors American Society of Home Inspectors National Association of Property Managers New Home Construction Defects, Lorman National Association of Realtors Pillar to Post Franchise Convention 

RELATED EXPERIENCE Home Inspector, Environmental Testing

Showalter Property Consultants, 2005-Present

Providing building inspections, environmental assessments and litigation support on construction defects in Maryland and the Florida Keys. President of Building Specs Inc., 1988-2005 National and local inspection and environmental testing company. Has performed over 8000 building inspections and environmental assessments.

Building Superintendent

Madison Construction, 1984-1986    Managed large scale historic renovations and constructed multi-million dollar homes. Performed hands on carpentry through all phases of construction Carpenter from upstate New York, Annapolis Maryland, the Outter Banks of North Carolina and the Flordia Keys.

Carpentry and Roofing Construction, 1976-1993

Honed carpentry and other related skills working on construction sites from track home construction in Maryland, custom homes in the Outer Banks of North Carolina, renovating historic home in Keys West, Maryland and the Berkshire foothills of New York. Extensive hands on experience with carpentry skill form framing, cabinetry and trim.  
Certifications
Showalter Property Consultants offers: Home Inspections Home Check Ups Environmental Testing Prelisting Inspections Energy Audits Thermal Imaging Pool/Spa Pier/Bulkhead

Also offering:

Building inspection litigation support, Expert witness testimony Moisture evaluation Green Building Consulting

We offer our services in the following locations:

Contact Showalter Property Inspections to schedule a Home Inspection, environmental testing, moisture or energy audit in Anne Arundel, Queen Annes, Howard, Montgomery, Baltimore, Calvert, Caroline and Talbot County Maryland, Eastern Shore, including the towns of; Annapolis, Laurel, Pasadena, Glen Burnie, Edgewater, Stevensvile, Centreville, Easton, Bethesda, Columbia and Ellicott City.

format_quote

Experience Stephen L. Showalter, President of Showalter Property Consultants has been in the home inspection industry since 1988. When Experience Counts