This PM several people sent me an email sent out by the Kansas group called KAREI … Roughly 57 inspectors in Kansas.
For general info, when the push for licensing got heated several years ago, 4 ASHI inspectors in Wichita incorporated themselves as KAREI (Kansas Association of Real Estate Inspectors). They got the Wichita ASHI group and 1 of the 2 ASHI Chapters in KC to sign most of their members up in KAREI (and at least in KC the ASHI chapter paid most or all of their members dues into KAREI) AND overnight here was the NEW voice of home inspectors in Kansas AND they went along with the Realtors attempt to license us. SO the Realtors looked very favorably on them.
**FYI - **There was already a state home inspectors group in Kansas called KARCI (Kansas Association of Residential & Commercial Inspectors) that was about 45 members strong AND made up of iNACHI, ASHI, NAHI and non affiliated inspectors BUT they opposed licensing UNLESS the real estate community could show a demonstrated need (the Realtors could never show that SO that never happened). KARCI opposed licensure, so the Realtors and KAREI / ASHI opposed KARCI.
Now that Kansas licensing is dead, read the attached email the KAREI group is sending out to home inspectors. It kinda looks like they want to MAKE themselves a legit REGISTRATION and VOICE and SoP for all Home Inspectors in Kansas AND once more try to CONTROL Kansas inspectors
PS … Almost forgot after the original 3 man SoP committee (1 each of ASHI, NAHI & NACHI inspectors) got done spending a month or 2 working up the Kansas SoP / COE, etc and sent it to Jeff Barnes / Mr Barnes apparently did not like their work so he and the KAREI president Kerry Parham rewrote them. If you look at the COE for example they basically changed 2 sentences in ASHI’s national COE and called it the Kansas COE.
Simplicity at work …