John Hansen is an Illinois licensed home inspector located in the western suburbs of Chicago.
John has been associated with the construction of homes for most of his career and is eager to share his experience with home buyers and home owners.
In total, John managed some or all of the construction phases and details on nearly 1,000 homes. He has at various times worked for the largest home builder in the United States and later he worked with the oldest home builder in Illinois. John started out as an Assistant Superintendent on a community of 60 homes in Streamwood, Illinois. While working at that community, he also served as the construction superintendent for four off-site homes built in Fox Lake, Ingleside, Inverness, and Arlington Heights, Illinois.
Through the course of his career John served as Superintendent, Project Manager, Contracts Manager, Director of Construction, and Director of Contracts and Purchasing.
The many types of homes that he directly managed included single family, duplexes, 3, 4, 6, 8, 10, and 12 unit multi-family condominiums.
John’s longest time with one builder was almost 10 years building in the Fox Valley from Aurora to Batavia. He has also built homes in St Charles, Woodstock, Fox Lake, Waukegan, Olympia Fields, Buffalo Grove, Lake Forest, Glenview, Hanover Park, Lake In The Hills and many other scatter site locations in unincorporated areas of Kane, Dupage, McHenry, and Cook counties.
The smallest home that John built in Aurora was less than 1000 square feet with a one car attached garage. The largest home was in Lake Forest that was over 3500 square feet with a three car attached garage.