Monday, January 21st, 10:30 am – 12:30 pm


This course focuses on pre-listing inspections – why they don’t work for most inspectors, but how they can work with the right approach, content and messaging. We will highlight the compelling benefits and explain how we perform thousands of pre-listing inspections every year.


Alan Carson, ACI,


Alan Carson, ACI, lives home inspections. Since he co-founded Carson Dunlop & Associates Limited in 1978 with Robert Dunlop, he has focused his professional life on the development of the profession. In addition to performing thousands of home inspections, Alan created the comprehensive Carson Dunlop Home Inspection Training Program, used by colleges and universities across North America, and the Horizon Report Writing software. Alan is the author of several industry-leading publications, including the Home Reference Book, Technical Reference Guide and Illustrated Home. Alan is a Past-President of ASHI, a founding member of CAHPI and is the proud recipient of awards for his contribution to the industry.  Alan's technical experience has also shown up in the writing of a number of reports and articles on building inspection, and he enjoys presenting and engaging with members of the profession at events across the continent.