About Me

Robert J.P. Goodspeed
Updated 04/26/2009

Licenses:
Texas Real Estate Commission (TREC), Professional Real Estate Inspector #4100
American Society of Home Inspectors (ASHI), Member #204556
Texas Structural Pest Control Board, Certified Applicator #41764
Texas Structural Pest Control Board, Business License #12068
Texas Association of Real Estate Inspectors (TAREI), Advanced Inspector
Certified Pool/Spa Operator #77-54953

Memberships:

American Society of Home Inspectors (ASHI)
Houston Association of Realtors
National Swimming Pool Foundation
Southern Building Code Congress International, Professional Member #40256
Texas Association of Real Estate Inspectors (TAREI)
Texas Association of Realtors
Texas Real Estate Commission (TREC)
Texas Structural Pest Control Board

Training:

1996
HouseMaster Certificate of Accomplishment

1997
National Swimming Pool Foundation Operator of Aquatic Facilities
Lon Morris College a Division of the United Methodist Church – Standards and Practices
Nation Institute of Building Inspectors – Certification No. 92497RT
Texas Tech University College of Business Administration – Texas Real Estate Property Inspection (PI-90)
National Abatement Technology Center Lead Inspector Training Course – Certificate No. NLT030397-02
Texas Association of Real Estate Inspectors – Wood Trusses & Manufactured Building Products 2 hrs.
Inspecting A/C Systems 4 hrs.
Soils & Effects on Foundations 2 hrs.
The New Standard Report Forms 2 hrs.
Water Systems & Softeners 2 hrs.
Repairing with the Perma Pile System 2 hrs.
Enhancing Marking Success 2 hrs.
The Gulf Coast School of Real Estate – Residential Air Conditioning & Heating 8 hrs.

1998
Texas Department of Heath – Certified Lead Inspector No. 20660384
Nation Institute of Building Inspectors – Certification No. 92497RT
Nation Institute of Building Inspectors – Moisture Related Defects 3 hrs.
Liability Management 2 hrs.
Technical Issues Workshop 2 hrs.

1999
Texas Real Estate Commission Professional Real Estate Inspector #4100
Texas Association of Real Estate Inspectors – HVAC Systems 4 hrs.
Electrical Inspections 4 hrs.
Inspection of Siding 2 hrs.
Inspection Tools 2 hrs.
Framing Inspections 4 hrs.
Texas Association of Real Estate Inspectors – Standards of Practice 8 hrs.
Water Treatment Issues 2 hrs.
Foundation Systems 4 hrs.
Septic Systems 2 hrs.
Nation Institute of Building Inspectors – Certification No. 92497RT

2000
Texas Real Estate Commission Professional Real Estate Inspector #4100
Nation Institute of Building Inspectors – Certification No. 92497RT
Nation Institute of Building Inspectors – Wood Destroying Insects and Pests 2 hrs.
Inspector Quality Assurance 1 hrs.
Inspector Safety 1 hrs.
Liability Management 2 hrs.
Horizon Professional & Consulting Services – Termites & Wood Destroying Organisms 10 hrs.
Horizon Professional & Consulting Services – Board Approved Technician Training Course 8 hrs.
Horizon Professional & Consulting Services – Pesticides & Basic Chemistry 2.5 hrs.
Equipment & Applications 2 hrs.
Environment & Ecology 2 hrs
Integrated Pest Management 2 hrs.
Reporting Misapplications 2 hrs.
Laws & Regulations 2 hrs.
Labels & Mathematics 2.5 hrs.
Safety & Toxicology 2.5 hrs.
Emergency Cleanup 2 hrs.
Pests & Entomology 2.5 hrs.
Texas Association of Real Estate Inspectors – Standards of Practice 4 hrs.
Wrangling the Web 2 hrs.
Marketing tour Inspection Business 2 hrs.
Inspection Stucco & EIFS 2 hrs.
Electrical Inspections 4 hrs.
Foundation Repair and Inspections 2 Hrs.

2001
Texas Real Estate Commission Professional Real Estate Inspector #4100
Mold and Healthy Home Training Course 8 Hrs.
Southern Building Code Congress International Professional Member No. 40256

2002
Texas Real Estate Commission Professional Real Estate Inspector #4100
Structural Pest Control Board of Texas Business License # 12068
American Society of Home Inspectors (ASHI), Member #204556
Structural Pest Control Board of Texas, Certified Applicator #41764
Texas Association of Real Estate Inspectors – 2000 IRC for I & II Family Dwellings 8 hrs.
B & G Pest Conference & Expo – Ecology & Control of Subterranean Termites 1 hrs.
General Pest Control 1 hrs.
Laws & Regulations Panel Discussion 1 hrs.
Safe Use of Pesticides 1 hrs.

2003
Texas Real Estate Commission Professional Real Estate Inspector #4100
B & G Pest Conference & Expo – Ecology & Control of Subterranean Termites 1 hrs.
Texas Association of Real Estate Inspectors – Roofing Inspections 4 hrs.
Hard Coat Stucco Systems 4 hrs.
Inspecting Electrical Components 2 hrs.
IRC Mechanical 2 hrs.
Pools and Spas 4 hrs.
B & G Pest Conference & Expo – Termite Identification & Population Management 1 hrs.
Public Health, Pesticides & IPM 1 hrs.
Safety, It’s Good for Business 1 hrs.
IPM for Spiders & Scorpions 1 hrs.

2004
Texas Real Estate Commission Professional Real Estate Inspector #4100
Structural Pest Control Board of Texas Business License # 12068
American Society of Home Inspectors (ASHI), Member #204556
Structural Pest Control Board of Texas, Certified Applicator #41764
B & G Pest Conference & Expo – Proper Techniques in Termite Control 1 hrs
Perimeter Inspection 1 hrs.
A Comprehensive Approach to Rodent Control 1 hrs.
Laws and Regulations 1 hrs.
Carson Dunlop & Associates Ltd. – Air Conditioning and Heat Pumps Module 36 hrs.
B & G Pest Conference & Expo – Texas Laws & Regulations 1 hrs.
21 Century Termite technology 1 hrs.
Subterranean Termites 1 hrs.
Occasional Invaders: Rodents, Bats, Scorpions 1 hrs.
American Society of Home Inspectors, Lone Star Chapter – Professional Development 2 hrs.
Report Writing 2 hrs.
Standards of Practice 2 hrs.
Ethics 2 hrs.
Phased New Home Inspection 16 hrs.

2005
Texas Real Estate Commission Professional Real Estate Inspector #4100
Structural Pest Control Board of Texas Business License # 12068
American Society of Home Inspectors (ASHI), Member #204556
Structural Pest Control Board of Texas, Certified Applicator #41764
B & G Pest Conference & Expo – Texas Laws & Regulations 1 hrs.
Common Ants Pests: Control & Biology 1 hrs.
IPM in Sensitive Accounts 1 hrs.
Methods to Determine the Proper Amount of Li 1 hrs.
Texas Association of Real Estate Inspectors – Heating & A/C 2 hrs.
HVAC 2 hrs.
Septic Inspections 4 hrs.
International Residential Code 8 hrs.

2006
Texas Real Estate Commission Professional Real Estate Inspector #4100
Structural Pest Control Board of Texas Business License # 12068
American Society of Home Inspectors (ASHI), Member #204556
Structural Pest Control Board of Texas, Certified Applicator #41764
B & G Pest Conference & Expo – Texas Laws & Regulations 1 hrs.
Bed Bug Control 1 hrs.
Perimeter IPM Practices1 hrs.
Do you know termites 1 hrs.
Texas Association of Real Estate Inspectors – Sudden Damage vs. Maintenance in Buildings 4 hrs.
ICC Code Update 2 hrs.
Fireplaces & Chimneys 2 hrs.
Foundations and Drainage 2 hrs.
Foundation Inspections and Options 4 hrs.
Foundations – Post Tension 2 hrs.

2007
Texas Real Estate Commission Professional Real Estate Inspector #4100
Structural Pest Control Board of Texas Business License # 12068
American Society of Home Inspectors (ASHI), Member #204556
Structural Pest Control Board of Texas, Certified Applicator #41764
National Association of Wastewater Transporters Certified Inspector ID 11954 IC
B & G Pest Conference & Expo – Texas Laws & Regulations 1 hrs.
Spiders: 8 Legs & 9 Lives 1 hrs.
Commensal Rodent Control 1 hrs.
Transfer of Active Ingredients in Termite Populations 1 hrs.
Texas Association of Real Estate Inspectors – Septic Certification Course 16 hrs.

Work History:

2006 – Present
Goodspeed Inspection Services, Inc.

2001 – 2006
Master Inspection Services, Inc.
Present, conducting Structural & Mechanical, Wood Destroying Insect Inspections, Inspections, pool/spa, phase I & II construction, mold, and commercial inspections. Lead Inspector, Training supervisor (sponsored and trained 6 inspectors), conducted or supervised 2600 inspections.

1996 – 2001
HouseMaster Inspections
10811 Bissonnet, Suite D006, Houston, TX 77099
Lead Inspector, Training supervisor (sponsored and trained 10 inspectors), conducted or supervised 2400 inspections.

1987 – 1996
American consulting Engineers, Inc. Indianapolis, IN
Resident Project Representative for the City of Indianapolis Public works Projects, CAD Design Technician and Drafting of Civil, Architectural, Structural engineering projects.

Formal Education:
Associate degree in Architectural Technology from Indiana State University 1987.

Courses for Bachelors degree in Construction Technology form Indiana State University 1987.