The Home Inspection Network™ and Right At Home Realty Inc. announce partnership

Two high-quality brands partner to bring additional value to their networks and consumers

TORONTO, Jan. 16, 2013 /CNW/ - The Home Inspection Network™ announced today that it has reached an agreement to provide Right At Home Realty Inc. with value added services including home inspection and audit services, agent training and supporting educational materials for the brokerage, the salespeople and their clients.

In addition to agent training, Right At Home Realty's agents and customers will have access to The Home Inspection Network's substantive article and video library covering everything from the structure of the home, energy efficiency ratings and best practices to home valuation and appraisal. Most importantly, these materials focus on how to best translate this into true and significant additional home value.

"We are excited to partner with The Home Inspection Network, which stands for quality and assurance in the home inspection and energy audit industry," said Don Kottick, President & Broker-of-Record of Right At Home Realty.

"By leveraging The Home Inspection Network services and benefiting from training in home inspections, energy efficiency and appraisals, our agents will continue to stand out above the rest and maintain our position as the number 1 selling office in TREB", continued Kottick.

Phil West, President of Centract and The Home Inspection Network agreed, "We are committed to quality, service and professionalism in our services and for the industry overall. Working with Right At Home Realty and its high quality agent network enables us to execute on that vision and continue to make a difference in the marketplace."

About The Home Inspection Network

The Home Inspection Network™ is a network of highly qualified, experienced and professional home inspectors and energy auditors that is owned and operated by Centract Settlement Services, an indirect subsidiary of Brookfield Asset Management Inc.  The Home Inspection Network was created to meet the needs of real estate agents, consumers and other industry stakeholders by encompassing comprehensive due diligence and management of its network and supporting best-in-class technology, customer service operations, quality training and innovation. For more information, please visit www.HomeInspectionNetwork.ca.

About Right At Home Realty

Right At Home Realty is Canada's largest independently owned real estate brokerage* with more than 2,300 salespeople and brokers. Right At Home Realty has offices in Toronto, Oakville, Mississauga, Richmond Hill, Durham and Burlington. For more information, please visit http://rightathomerealty.com/ .

* Real Trends - Canadian Top Brokerages report, based on closed 2011 transactions.

SOURCE: The Home Inspection Network

For further information:

The Home Inspection Network
Yvonne von Jena
Director, Product Development & Marketing
(416) 386-4339
yvonne.vonjena@centract.com

Right at Home Realty Inc.
Nancy Tencer
Marketing Manager
(416) 847-8463