America's Favorite Home Inspector Dylan Chalk Wins National Book Award

"The Confident House Hunter" Earns Silver from National Association of Real Estate Editors

Dylan Chalk, Home Inspector and Author of "The Confident House Hunter"

​Seattle area home inspector and first-time author Dylan Chalk has won America's top contest for real estate authors, receiving the Silver Award from the National Association of Real Estate Editors (NAREE) 11th Annual Robert Buss Real Estate Book Awards for “The Confident House Hunter: A Home Inspector’s Tips for Finding Your Perfect House” (Cedar Fort, Inc. Publishers, July 2016).

The affable, story-telling Chalk, who has completed more than 6,000 home inspections, was honored during NAREE’s annual conference at its Robert Bruss Real Estate Book Awards luncheon in Denver. “I believe I have written a breakthrough book that transforms the way people look at houses; it can really help people get prepared for home buying and selling in today’s fast paced market,” said Chalk. “Having ‘The Confident House Hunter’ win a top award from the oldest and most reputable real estate journalist group in the nation – while being surrounded by the 'who’s who' of real estate journalists – that is an affirmation of this work that is truly priceless,” he added.

The awards luncheon was packed with real estate journalists, including writers for the New York Times, Washington Post, Los Angeles Times, Wall Street Journal, Bloomberg, MarketWatch, Dallas Morning News, Newsday, Boston Globe, Houston Chronicle, Denver Post, Philadelphia Inquirer, Orlando Sentinel, Atlanta Journal Constitution, US News & World Report, and many more.

"'The Confident House Hunter' is an essential guide, especially for today's buyers searching for a home in today's intense real estate market. With high prices and short time frames to make critical decisions, this book provides detailed information on the way to look at a house and evaluate if this is the right house for you - and help you do that very quickly.""

Dylan Chalk, Certified Home Inspector and Author

In awarding Chalk and “The Confident House Hunter,” the team of professional judges said, “Chalk used an innovative approach to evaluate and organize home systems. The judges also noted that the book offers clear and helpful advice for anyone examining a home,” said NAREE President, Michelle Jarobe of the Plain Dealer in Cleveland, when presenting Chalk with the Silver Award at the lunch. It is the second highest honor NAREE awards real estate authors annually. 

Chalk describes “The Confident House Hunter” as “an essential guide, especially for today’s buyers searching for a home in today’s intense real estate market. With high prices and short time frames to make critical decisions, this book provides detailed information on the way to look at a house and evaluate if this is the right house for you - and help you do that very quickly.”

Published by Cedar Fort, Inc., “The Confident House Hunter” is available on Amazon and available in local bookstores everywhere.

MEDIA CONTACT:
Kevin Hawkins
206-866-1220
kevin@wavgroup.com

Source: Dylan Chalk, Author and Home Inspector, ORCA Inspection Services, LLC


Categories: Books, Real Estate, Home

Tags: Bruss Real Estate Book Award, Confident House Hunter, Dylan Chalk, NAREE


Additional Images

About WAV Group Communications

View Website

WAV Group Communications is a division of WAV Group. WAV Group is a leading consulting firm serving the real estate industry. WAV Group Communications is based outside of Seattle in Bainbridge Island, WA.
New website: https://wavgroup.wpengine.com/

WAV Group Communications
291 Falcon Crest Drive ( )
Arroyo Grande, CA 93420
United States