Kurt is the Owner/General Manager of Norway Hill Home Inspections. He has been in the Home Inspection industry for 5 years. In this role, Kurt looks at all aspects of a Home Inspection business. This includes conducting all the services we provide, training new apprentices, and helping the other inspectors on and off the job site in any way he can.
Kurt is a Licensed Home Inspector in both New Hampshire and Vermont. He also is licensed to conduct septic evaluations and is certified as a structural mold investigator.
Kurt is no stranger to Home Inspecting having achieved the industry’s highest certification, The International Association of Certified Home Inspectors, Certified Master Inspector (CMI) designation.
Before starting Norway Hill Home Inspections 5 years ago, Kurt spent 30 years in Public Works and 25 years as a call fireman.
Kurt has always had an interest in helping people. He enjoys continuing to learn about all aspects of a home and has a passion for educating his clients. He specifically enjoys working with first time home buyers because he realizes homes can be quite foreign and a scary thing for many people. Let us know how Kurt can assist you in feeling more confident about your home’s future!
Leif Arvidson (rhymes with safe) joined the team at Norway Hill Home Inspections as Client Care Coordinator in September 2020. He brings years of experience in client services to our team, and is licensed to make you smile. Eager to answer your call, Leif looks forward to helping you schedule your next home inspection. As a homeowner in New Hampshire for 30 years, and a father of two, he understands how critical a thorough home inspection is to a successful purchase decision, especially when moving a young family. Having recently watched his adult daughters buy homes of their own, Leif also appreciates the peace of mind a quality inspection provides. In Leif’s free time, he loves the outdoors, and in 2019 hiked 600 miles of the Appalachian Trail with his wife. Always on the lookout for a hearty smorgasbord, he enjoys good food with a side of good conversation. His other favorite activities include carving spoons, fishing, barbershop singing, gardening, and growing Christmas trees. Leif and his wife currently reside in Harrisville.
has been with Norway Hill Home Inspections since 2016. He was the first home inspector added to the company in the first year of business, and has since become the lead inspector for the team. In December 2020, Josh achieved all requirements for Certified Master Inspector as defined and accredited by InterNACHI (The International Association of Certified Home Inspectors) and received his Certified Master Inspector designation. The Certified Master Inspector criteria requires three years as a licensed inspector, and at least 1000 inspections, which Josh has generously surpassed.
Josh is licensed to conduct home inspections in New Hampshire and Vermont, and is also licensed as a septic evaluator to complete septic inspections in both states as well. Additionally, he is certified to collect mold samples, conduct wood destroying insect reports, as well as both water and radon testing in both states.
Before joining Norway Hill Home Inspections, Josh worked for the Town of Hancock, NH, where he was responsible for grounds maintenance. He has always been interested in the trades and enjoys continuing to learn about all aspects of a home. He has a passion for educating his clients, and specifically enjoys working with first time home buyers to help eliminate their fears of homeownership and the great unknowns.
Josh grew up in Hancock and currently resides in Peterborough. In his spare time he likes to unwind at the gym, go fishing, and occasionally play video games. Let us know if Josh can assist you upon your next home purchase.
Ricky is a Home Inspector with Norway Hill Home Inspections. He has been in the Home Inspection industry for 3 years. In this role, Ricky looks at a variety of aspects as a Home Inspector. This includes conducting many of the services we provide. Ricky helps other inspectors on and off the job site in any way he can.
Ricky is a Licensed Home Inspector in both New Hampshire and Vermont.
Ricky is no stranger to Home Inspecting having hit over 372 inspections in November. 2019.
Before joining Norway Hill Home Inspections, a year and a half ago, Ricky worked in the home industry for over a decade. In 2011, Ricky earned his degree in building construction technology.
Ricky has experience in all phases of custom home building with most recent years focusing on cabinetry and finish work. Ricky enjoys working with Clients and Agents, he realizes homes can be quite foreign and a scary thing for many people. Let us know how Ricky can assist you in feeling more confident about your home’s future!
Rich joined Norway Hill Home Inspections in 2020 and has worn many hats during his time with us. After serving as a career firefighter and EMT for Raymond, Chester, and Northwood, NH, over a 30 year period, he decided to come out of retirement and start a new career performing home inspections.
His vast building-related experience also includes Building Inspector, Code Enforcement Officer, Fire Inspector, and Health Officer for the Towns of Chester, and Northwood, NH, throughout a span of 27 years.
Upon Rich’s arrival in 2020, Norway Hill Home Inspections was experiencing rapid growth in response to the exploding real estate market. He assisted company wide doing everything from installing real estate signage in the in-house sister company, to acting as the company’s radon and water technician setting and picking up environmentals associated with clients’ home inspections. Rich has had rigorous training through InterNACHI (The International Association of Certified Home Inspectors) and is a state certified home inspector with the States of New Hampshire and Vermont.
Rich looks forward to building his reputation as a home inspector and establishing relationships with companies and real estate agents in the area. We congratulate him on his successes, as well as his recent marriage. He and his wife recently bought a home on a mountain in Warner, NH, where they enjoy running a gentleman’s farm with several animals and a dog.
Jakob Snell (aka Jake) joined Norway Hill Home Inspections in March of 2020, and is working as a licensed home inspector.
Jakob is currently licensed to conduct home inspections in both New Hampshire and Vermont, mold inspections in Vermont, and can also set radon tests, do oil tank inspections, and sewer scopes.
Jake is also working toward a Master’s Inspection certification, mold certification in New Hampshire, as well as being credentialed to be a septic evaluator.
Jake joined Norway Hill Home Inspections after working outdoors in the landscaping and hardscaping industries. He currently resides in Manchester, NH,
with his boyfriend, Eric, and new addition to the family, Lilly, their new puppy. In his time away from work, he enjoys running, biking, photography, and
being outside in nice weather.
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