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We hope these links will further assist you with your decision to invest in real estate and provide a central location for links particular to Klamath and Lake counties. Most of the publications linked to below require Adobe® Reader®. This free software can be obtained or upgraded at the Adobe® website.

Inspection-Related Resources

American Institute of Inspectors® - The American Institute of Inspectors® (A.I.I.™) home page.

American Society of Home Inspectors® - The American Society of Home Inspectors® (ASHI) home page.

Looking for a Home Inspector - This is a brochure published by the Oregon Construction Contractor's Board (C.C.B.)

Summary: Oregon Home Inspection Certification Law - Published by the Oregon C.C.B., this document summarizes O.R.S. 701. We provide this document to clients with our service agreements prior to Whole House inspections.

Standards of Practice for Home Inspectors - Published by the Oregon C.C.B., this document covers exactly what home inspectors in Oregon are required to inspect, what is optional, and what is not required. This document is included with the Whole House inspection reports.

American Institute of Inspectors® Standards of Practice - Published by the American Institute of Inspectors®, this document covers exactly what A.I.I.™ home inspectors are required to inspect, what is optional, and what is not required during Whole House inspections. This document includes a glossary of terms at the end.

American Institute of Inspectors® Industry Standards for Structural Pests and Dry Rot Inspections - Real estate sales or other real estate financial transactions often require a formal wood-destroying organisms inspection report. Published by the American Institute of Inspectors®, this document covers the minimum elements each Structural Pests and Dry Rot Inspection report must contain.

American Institute of Inspectors® Code of Ethics - Published by the American Institute of Inspectors®, this document discusses the purpose of the association and the standards to which a member shall be held in order to maintain membership in the association.

Oregon Property Buyer Advisory - Published by the Oregon Real Estate Agency; this document covers a wide range of topics including home inspections, real estate documents and other useful information.

Real Estate-Related Resources

Oregon Construction Contractors Board (C.C.B.) Home Page - The Construction Contractors Board was created in 1971 as the Builders Board and is responsible for safeguarding the security and property of the citizens of Oregon by preventing and resolving construction contracting problems and by insuring contractors' compliance with the law.

Oregon Construction Contractors license search - The Construction Contractors Board updates contractor license records on a twice-daily basis as information is processed by C.C.B. staff. Search by business name, contractor name, license number, or telephone number.

National Association of Homebuilders (NAHB) Consumers Page - Everything you need to know about building your new home or taking on a remodeling project.

Energy Trust of Oregon, Inc. Home Energy Solutions - Schedule a FREE Home Energy Review and learn how you can save energy and money and create a more comfortable living environment. Our Energy Advisor will come to your home, recommend energy-saving measures specific to your home and install FREE compact fluorescent light bulbs, faucet aerators and showerheads. Cash incentives for home improvements.

Energy Trust of Oregon, Inc. Incentives for Small Multifamily (2 to 4 units) Properties - Energy Trust has special incentives for weatherizing multiple unit dwellings that are too small (four units or less) to qualify for the multifamily program, including duplex, triplex, and fourplex.

Energy Trust of Oregon, Inc. Multifamily Home Energy Solutions - Take advantage of valuable cash incentives for energy efficient measures installed in your multifamily properties of five units or larger. We also offer assistance with Oregon Department of Energy tax credits, available to any size rental property in Oregon. Properties must be served by Portland General Electric, Pacific Power, NW Natural or Cascade Natural Gas to qualify for Energy Trust cash incentives.

Avista Utilities Corporation Residential Energy Efficiency Rebates - Oregon Residential Customer Rebates for natural gas heating equipment, water heaters, chimney dampers, and programmable thermostats. Avista Utilities will provide a free in home inspection to evaluate the cost and benefits associated with weatherizing your home. This free analysis is available to qualified Oregon residential customers who use natural gas as their main source of heat. Some equipment and weatherization measures qualify for Oregon State tax credits.

U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) Information Page - Nine steps to buying a home.

Oregon Department of Environmental Quality Home Page - Air, land, and water quality information.

U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Indoor Air Quality Information Page - Various indoor air quality topics.

U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Mold Information Page - Mold-related publications and resources.

Department of Oregon State Police, Office of State Fire Marshal - Smoke Alarms and Smoke Detectors - Smoke alarm related links including "What You Need To Know About Smoke Alarms Before You Sell Your Home" Brochure.

Do I need a permit? - Links to the Oregon Building Codes Division "Permits Protect" website. This webside includes links to permit issues for structural, electrical, plumbing and mechanical repairs. This covers who needs a permit and under what circumstances.

Oregon Building Codes Division Manufactured Home Ownership information page - Includes information and links specific to owning and selling manufactured homes.

Klamath Falls Community Resources

Klamath County Home Page - Includes links to the county departments and other community resources.

Klamath County Clean Air Ordinance - A notice from the Klamath County Environmental Health Department summarizing some new requirements in regards to Woodstoves or Fireplace Inserts effective November 7, 2007.

City of Klamath Falls Home Page - City profile, city government information, city planning and permit information, and other city-related information.

Klamath County Chamber of Commerce - The Klamath County Chamber of Commerce is committed to Klamath County by advancing its economic vitality and quality of life.

Great Basin Visitor's Association - Southcentral Oregon's Klamath Basin is an extraordinary place!

Klamath Falls International Airport - The Klamath Falls Airport offers commercial air service as well as full general aviation services and is home to the Oregon Air National Guard 173rd Fighter Wing.

Merle West Medical Center - Merle West Medical Center is a community-owned regional healthcare center serving some 120,000 people in a 10,000-square-mile area in southcentral Oregon and northeastern California.

Herald and News - Klamath County's daily newspaper.

New Northwest Broadcasters - KAGO 1150 AM "Newstalk 1150" Hot talk and timely news and info make Newstalk 1150 a favorite. KAGO 99.5 FM "The Rock" Straight up ROCK & ROLL delivered with plenty of attitude. KKJX 960 AM "La Maquina Musical" The best personalities and the most recognized and favored music, popular in the Latin American community. KLAD 92.5 FM "Oregon's Country Giant" Along with Nashville's best, KLAD has provided listeners with timely news, weather and community information. KYSF 102.9 FM "Hot 102.9" A unique blend of hit music designed fully for today's young adult listener.

Wynne Broadcasting Company, Inc. - KFLS 1450 AM is your source for local news in the Basin. KIX 96 96.5 FM is the "New Country" station in Southern Oregon. Sunny 107 106.9 FM is the Klamath Basin's only Soft Rock radio station. The Eagle 104.7 FM Classic Rock.

Klamath County Libraries Home Page - The mission of the Klamath County Library is to provide "open and equal access and guidance to information resources, literature, and ideas for all county residents." The library welcomes everyone in the community to use and enjoy its facilities and services.

Klamath City Schools Home Page - Elementary Schools: Conger, Fairview, Mills, Pelican, Roosevelt. Junior High Schools: Ponderosa. High Schools: Mazama, Klamath Union. Klamath Falls City Schools is dedicated to students, families, and community working together to realize individual dignity and potential.

Klamath County Schools Home Page - Elementary Schools: Altamont, Bonanza, Chiloquin, Fairhaven, Ferguson, Gearhart, Gilchrist, Henley, Keno, Malin, Merrill, Peterson, Shasta, Stearns. Secondary Schools: Bonanza Jr./Sr. High, Brixner Middle, Chiloquin Jr./Sr. High, Gilchrist Jr./Sr. High, Henley Middle, Henley Sr. High, Lost River Jr./Sr. High. Klamath County School District is inspiring today's students to meet tomorrow's challenges.

Triad School Home Page - The Triad School is open to all students eligible for preschool through 12th grade who meet entry requirements. It is a quality school with a Christian and technical emphasis. Classrooms of the future, highly qualified staff, supportive curriculum and eager students are blended together for a happy and productive educational opportunity.

Hosanna Christian School Home Page - Hosanna Christian School (Pre K-12th grade) offers quality education and excellent programs. Hosanna Christian School exists to partner with Christian parents, students, and local churches to educate the whole student (spirit, mind and body) integrating Christ as first in all things.

Lakeview Community Resources

Lake County Home Page - Includes links to the county departments and other community resources.

Town of Lakeview Home Page - Town profile, town administration information, town planning and permit information, history and other related information.

Lake County Chamber of Commerce - The Lake County Chamber of Commerce wants to introduce you to this Land of Enchantment where the "Old West" is still alive in atmosphere, charisma, and attitude and a place where neighbors are still neighborly and our children are still considered to be our communities greatest assets.

North Lake County Chamber of Commerce - North Lake County is a land of diversity and contrasts. North Lake County includes the towns of Fort Rock, Christmas Valley, Silver Lake, Summer Lake and Paisley.

Southern Oregon Vacation Guide - Lakeview - Lake County is a land of stark beauty. It is possible for one to enjoy, all in one day, the broad expanses of desert, sagebrush, and rim rocks; as well as the solitude of our mountain forests and crystal clear lakes and streams.

Lake County Airport - The Lake County Airport offers instruction, air taxi service, and courtesy cars.

Lake District Hospital - The mission is to care for our community with respect & compassion through excellence & teamwork.

Lake County Examiner - The Lake County Examiner was established in 1880, and is one of the oldest currently running weekly newspapers in America.

Lake County Library - This site is under construction. For information call (541) 947-6019.

Lakeview School District #7 Home Page - Elementary Schools: Fremont-Hay, Union. Junior High School: Daly Middle. High Schools: Lakeview High. Education and community service are valued with an emphasis on community involvement in schools.

SchoolTree.org Lake County Schools - Adel, Christmas Valley, Lakeview, Paisley, Plush, and Silver Lake schools contact information.

State Resources

Department of Human Services Home Page - Topics including abuse & neglect; addiction; children & teens; employment; food, cash & housing; mental health; oregon health plan; and seniors and people with diabilities.

State of Oregon Real Estate Agency Home Page - The Agency oversees the education, examination, licensure, and regulation of Oregon's real estate professionals.

Drug Lab Cleanup Program Home Page - The Program is responsible for overseeing cleanup of illegal drug labs and licensing drug lab decontamination contractors and workers.

Lead Poisoning Prevention Program Home Page - Lead poisoning is a significant environmental health problem, yet it is entirely preventable. The Lead Poisoning Prevention Programs were established to respond to concerns about lead and its effect on the health of Oregon's citizens.

Radiation Protection Services Home Page (Radon Gas) - Radon is an odorless, tasteless, colorless Noble gas that is inert (non-reactive) and found in varying concentrations throughout the United States with moderate levels found in Oregon.

Environmental Toxicology Program Home Page (Household Mold and Mildews) - Mold and mildew are simple, microscopic organisms that can grow virtually anywhere if they have adequate moisture, nutrients and appropriate temperatures. Some molds produce true allergic sensitization and allergic reactions in susceptible people. Some molds produce toxic by-products that could be harmful to skin, and poisonous if ingested or inhaled in quantity.

Federal Resources

United States Environmental Protection Agency Asbestos and Vermiculite Page - Topics including general information about asbestos and its health effects, commonly used asbestos acronyms, and asbestos resources available to the public.

United States Environmental Protection Agency Indoor Air Quality - Mold Page - Topics including "Ten Things You Should Know About Mold," Health and Mold, Indoor Air Regulations and Mold, and information about mold in homes, schools, and commercial buildings.

United States Environmental Protection Agency Winter Tips Page - Topics including "Protecting Your Family's Health," and "Energy Efficiency and Resources." Also visit the "Snow " Ice" link on this page for some advice regarding protecting yourself from carbon monoxide poisoning during the winter season.

General Resources

U.S. Department of Homeland Security "Ready America" brochure

National Crime Prevention Council and Bureau of Justice Assistance "Preventing Identify Theft: A Guide for Consumers" brochure

National Crime Prevention Council Home Security Checklist

Centers for Disease Control Home Page

U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission Home Page

U.S. Fire Administration "Working Together for Home Fire Safety" brochure

Underwriters Laboratories, Inc. room-by-room electrical safety tips

Links last updated and current as of 2/18/2008.


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