This is Propertyexam’s, Property Condition and Maintenance Podcast Series. This series looks at building construction, operation, maintenance, and renovation. The podcasts are brought to you by FLIR infrared cameras and diagnostic equipment. Scott Harris is the host of the series. Each Podcast will feature a subject matter expert/guest. Topics will cover a wide range of topics that apply to both residential and Commercial Real Estate Operation, Renovation, Maintenance and Value issues. There are aspects of these things that are constantly changing in today’s market. We have new technologies such as infrared that allow for non-destructive analysis of electrical distribution systems that simply did not exist previously. Some of the problems property owner and management people face are cost-benefit and liability aspect for recommended upgrades and repairs. We will try to address these issues and provide practical advice that can be implemented. Check in for new Podcasts every month.
Electrical I, with Squires Electric
This show Scott talks with Joe Squires electrician. They discuss antiquated wiring and electrical panels in residential and commercial property.
Home Inspections, Energy Surveys & IR
On this show, Scott talks to Kirk Hansen a local Realtor about the use of Infrared Thermography in residential home inspections and energy surveys.
Adventures in BS (Building Science) Thermography
Scott talks about his experiences using Infrared Thermography, how it can be used in different construction and real estate situations and by different businesses. This show is specifically directed at anyone using or considering the use of Infrared as a tool in property maintenance and renovation.
This podcast explains the basics of the FHA 203K and conventional Homestyle Renovation Mortgage programs. These programs allow a home buyer or owner to purchase or refinance a home with a mortgage that includes funds for renovation. Scott explains the ins/outs/ process and benefits of these programs to “demystify” their seeming complexity. This show should be of great interest to anyone interested in buying a home, who owns a home who might want to finance a renovation or addition and to real estate agents.