Leigh Brown: Crazy Shit In Real Estate Podcast

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Crazy Shit In Real Estate


Think working as a home inspector is a cake-walk?—tell that to today’s guest, Russ Hensel, who’s been forced to endure some pretty brutal inspections including one where the home owner decided to punch him in the face.

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Time Stamped Show Notes:

  • 00:30 – Today’s guest is a very highly regarded home-inspector—Mr. Russ Hensel out of Southwest Florida
  • 00:50 – “If it needs an inspection, we do it.”
  • 01:27 – The Craziest thing?—people with the nicest houses are the WORST to do inspections for, they take everything personally
  • 02:20 – One home owner punched him in the face
  • 02:43 – What do you do then?—he’s an 80 year old man, you can’t call the cops on him, and you can’t hit him back!
  • 03:30 – Don’t let your clients assault the home inspector!
  • 04:00 – A home inspection ISN’T a personal attack, but people WILL take it that way—mentally prepare for it
  • 04:50 – In Florida, there are a ton of retirees and retirees LOVE to try and fix-up their own homes
  • 05:26 – Russ doesn’t believe in pre-inspections
  • 05:54 – Get a licensed HVAC, roofer, and electrician to check out your house pre listing
  • 06:40 – The purchaser needs to realize, every time you pull the home inspectors attention away from the inspection, you increase the odds of something being missed
  • 08:15 – Buyers—don’t pester your home inspector, Sellers—don’t take comments on your property personally
  • 08:50 –www.BestInspector.com

Key Points:

  1. Not that we should have to say this, but don’t punch your home inspector in the face.
  2. Rather than do a pre-inspection, just hire licensed roofers, plumbers, electricians, to come out and check out your property.
  3. If you’re distracting the home inspector with questions, you’re increasingly the likelihood of something being missed.


Crazy Sh*t In Real Estate Episode 7: Russ Hensel

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