Saturday, October 26, 2019

The Grand Events Center
4101 E Willow St.
Long Beach, CA  90815
(1 mile from Long Beach Airport)


CREIA Report Writing Standards
Changes to the Business & Professions code have been made that legally affect each of our inspections. Do your comments and disclaimers comply with these new laws? There are several reportable conditions currently found on most properties. Are they included and properly documented and disclaimed in your reports? All currently reportable requirements will be covered.

The Top 20 Ways to [NOT] Get Sued
Protect your business by learning from the mistakes of others. Examples of how fellow inspectors have been taken to the courthouse steps. What you can do to help prevent legal actions against your company.

Legislative Update re: Property Inspectors Licensing - presented by David Pace
The legislature returns in September to begin work on licensing. The latest details on AB 1024 - Licensure of Home Inspectors.

7:00 a.m.
 - Breakfast/Exhibitors

7:45 - 9:45 - Report Writing Standards (Advanced) – Michael Casey, MCI/IF
9:45 - 10:00 - Break/Exhibitors
10:00 - 11:45 - Report Writing Standards (Advanced) cont’d
11:45 - 12:45 - Awards Lunch; Legislative Update – Dave Pace, MCI, CREIA Advocacy Chair
12:45 - 1:30 - 20 Ways to Not Get Sued
1:30 - 1:45 - Break/Exhibitors
1:45 - 2:45 - 20 Way to Not Get Sued

All attendees and exhibitors must clear the room by 3:00 p.m.

4:00 p.m. - VUE Bar on the Penthouse level of the Holiday Inn in Long Beach. Meet with your CREIA colleagues for an informal meet and greet!

Michael Casey, ACI, MCI is the principal of Michael Casey & Associates; a national A.M. Best recommended consulting firm based in San Diego and Director of Education with Home Inspection University. Mike is past president of the California Real Estate Inspection Association (1994/1995) and of the American Society of Home Inspectors (ASHI) (2002). Mike is multi-code certified by the ICC and IAPMO. He is a licensed general, plumbing and mechanical contractor in several states and a Virginia Licensed Home Inspector. Besides co-authoring several books in the Code Check series and Code History Master, Michael has authored numerous other technical books, has taught home and building inspection nationwide and has an expert witness and claims consulting practice throughout North America since 1987. Mike has inspected over 10,000 buildings in his over 33-years career in the inspection profession as well as been consultant or expert regarding over 800 inspector claims for both claimants and defendants. 

Registration Rates
CREIA Members $195
Non-Members $225


Associate track sessions are led by Regional Directors Bill Bryan and Taylor Vreeken.

CREIA will host a group property inspection training in the Long Beach area for Associate CREIA Members on Friday, October 25, 2019 (price included with Associate Registration).

On Saturday, October 26 a special morning educational session will focus on Associate Training for the Path to CCI. Attendees will then join the Conference for lunch and the afternoon session with Michael Casey. Don't miss this opportunity towards becoming a Certified CREIA Inspector! 


7:00 a.m. - Breakfast/Exhibitors
7:45 - 8:15 - Group Inspection wrap-up
8:15 - 8:45 - Steps to becoming a CCI
8:45 - 9:45 - The Importance of the B&P, SoP, SoC and California Codes
9:45 - 10:00 - Break/Exhibitors
10:00 - 11:30 - Report Writing 101
11:00 - 11:45 - “New Inspector” decisions
11:45 - 12:45 - Awards Lunch; Legislative Update – Dave Pace, MCI, CREIA Advocacy Chair
12:45 - 3:00 - 20 Ways to Not Get Sued (Join Fall Conference with Michael Casey in Main Session Room)

Click here to learn about becoming a Certified CREIA Inspector.

Registration Rates
Associate Training: CREIA Members $175
Associate Training: Non-Members $190
Group Inspection (CREIA Members only) Pricing included with Associate Registration



Friday, October 25, 2019
7:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Click here for more information on CCSSA.

The California Real Estate Inspection Association (CREIA) is a non-profit organization comprised of approximately 600 real estate inspectors with 20 chapters throughout California. Founded in 1976, CREIA provides education, training and support services to its members and the real estate community. CREIA’s Code of Ethics and Standards of Practice are recognized by the California Business and Professions Codes and are considered the gold standard by the real estate industry and legal profession in the state.

CREIA has developed its Affiliate Program and Exhibit/Sponsor opportunities to provide information and support service to home inspectors. Our Affiliate members are afforded special marketing opportunities and year-round exposure through the CREIA Website, newsletters, publications, email blasts, annual conference, etc., to provide maximum return on your marketing dollars.

Click here for our 2019 Exhibitor & Sponsor Information flyer.

Holiday Inn
2640 North Lakewood Boulevard

Long Beach, CA 

CREIA has secured a block of hotel rooms at a favorable room rate of just $149. Click here to book your room today!

Attendees may also book their reservations by calling the Holiday Inn toll-free number 1-800-HOLIDAY and mention group code CRE or ask for the CREIA California Real Estate Inspection Association group rate.

Check-in time is 3:00 p.m. and Check-out is 12:00 p.m. 

Cancellation Policy: Registration cancellations will be accepted in writing until October 11, 2019. A $50 administrative fee will be deducted. No refunds will be given if cancellation is received after October 11.