James Bell (AHI, BComm) is an accomplished entrepreneur, business leader, and home inspector with experience of over 2,000 home inspections with his firm, Solid State Inspections Inc. James is a recognized industry author with numerous articles in trade publications and regular guest work in newspapers and on radio. He has published seven home inspection books, including the series ‘A Home Inspector’s Guide to’, which focuses on practical home inspector techniques.
James is a licensed BC home inspector and an Accredited Home Inspector (AHI) with the Home Inspectors Association of BC. He is also an accredited home inspection field trainer and evaluator for Consumer Protection BC. In addition to his home inspection credentials, James has 15 years of head office marketing experience in the consumer electronics and e-commerce industries, including RadioShack, Intertan, Future Shop, and Best Buy brands in Canada.
James has numerous academic credentials, including a degree in Entrepreneurial Management from Royal Roads University and a Diploma in Finance from the Northern Alberta Institute of Technology. He is also a graduate of the Carson Dunlop home inspection program and CDW Commercial Inspection program.