Monday, January 21st, 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm


This session will cover typical flip property plumbing issues and their identification and recommendation options. Additionally, we will discuss modalities and evidences of failures and/or improper installations. Our emphasis will be the plumbing system and common items found in these homes: generally incomplete installations, improper choice of materials/components or simply unprofessional installations.


Michael Casey, ACI, MCI


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 (CREIA) (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 had an expert witness and claims consulting practice throughout North America since 1987. Mike has inspected more than 10,000 buildings in his over +32-years career in the inspection profession, as well as serving as a consultant or expert regarding more than 800 inspector claims for both claimants and defendants.