|Experience - Licenses - Memberships - Affiliations
CREIA (California Real Estate Inspection Association) Master Inspector
- ASHI (American Society of Home Inspectors) Certified Inspector
- ICC (International Code Council) Residential Combination Inspector
- Check It Out Property Inspections Founded in 2003
- CREIA Region Eight Director - 2008-2009
- CREIA N. San Diego County Chapter President – 2006
- CREIA N. San Diego County Chapter Board 2004-2006
- Remodel and new construction (Class B license #838512, inactive status) experience
- Inspector maintains Errors and Omissions, and General Liability Insurance
- Federal Emergency Management Agency ( FEMA ) trained
- NSDCAR North San Diego County Association of Realtors® (NSDCAR) Affiliate Member
- Inspection Training Associates (ITA) certified for complete residential inspections with advanced certification in new construction, tile roofs, fireplace/chimney, and pools & spas
- Additionally - numerous special inspection certifications: new construction inspection, fireplace inspection, swimming pool inspection, tile roof inspection,
moisture intrusion, deck framing inspection, HVAC inspection, foundation repair, and grading, drainage and waterproofing
Professional Services - CREIA
- Local chapter board of directors, 2004-2008 and 2012-2014
- Regional Director, 2008-2009
- Membership committee Chair 2012-2013 and 2014 to present
- Certified Trainer; mentoring and inspection training
Check It Out Property Inspections is a professional home inspection company serving most of San Diego, south Orange, and south Riverside counties. We offer residential purchase inspections as well as pre-listing, in-process construction, and new home warranty property inspections. Home inspection reports include photos and annotations, and are informative and easy to read (view sample report here).
All home inspections are conducted according to the Standards of Practice and Code of Ethics of the California Real Estate Inspection Association (CREIA) and the American Society of Home Inspectors (ASHI).
Rich Zak, CCI, is the inspector of choice for many Realtors® and investors buying their own homes or investment properties. He specializes in personal service by limiting inspection bookings. Extra effort is made to access difficult to reach areas and systems of the property, providing you with a thorough inspection.
Types of Inspections
* Listing Inspections
* Purchase Inspections
* New Home Warranty Inspections
* Energy Checkup Audits
* Multi-unit Residential Inspections
* In-Process Construction Inspections
Home Inspection Service Area
San Diego County, South Orange County, South Riverside County including San Diego, Carlsbad, Oceanside, Encinitas, La Jolla, San Marcos, Del Mar, Solana Beach, Poway, El Cajon, Santee, Chula Vista, Vista, Escondido, San Clemente, Dana Point, San Juan Capistrano and more!