About the House's Chris Pickett speaking at InterNACHI Scottsdale on Thursday.

Renowned as an expert in home ownership, repairs, maintenance, home inspection and real estate, Chris Prickett is quickly becoming known as a house care hero. With over 25 years experience in residential real estate, construction and home inspection services, he equips his clients with all of the tools they need to make smart real estate purchases.

Chris specializes in assisting new home buyers, and he is tough as nails when it comes to representing them. As a state-certified continuing education instructor, he’s a sought-after authority on subjects ranging from environmental disclosure to the need for independent new construction inspection.

Thousands of loyal readers get advice from Chris in his weekly column About The House. His wealth of knowledge and refreshingly unique and honest perspective help his clients get answers to their toughest questions on house care. He is a featured as “The DIY Guy” on HGTV’s Sonoran Living and frequently appears as a home expert for local television and print media.

In addition to his career in real estate, Chris performs as a comedian and emcee for local charities, is a freelance writer and a husband and father.

Chris will be speaking at www.nachi.org/scottsdale2008.htm