Tag Archives: Home Inspector business

How to Keep up with Social Groups for Home Inspectors

If you’re a home inspector, then I’m sure you know that social media plays a big role in marketing your business. But are you taking advantage of the social media space to connect with your inspector colleagues? Did you know that there are about 35 groups on Facebook that are specific to home inspectors? 35!  […]

How to Grow Your Business With Add-On Services

At some point in time, most home inspectors will think about growing their business beyond the initial home inspection that they offer their clients. By offering add-on services, you can provide a well rounded inspection to the client. You can also stay competitive or help differentiate your company from the other inspection companies. Before you […]

Can You Estimate Repairs For A Home Inspection?

Should you do this for a home inspection client? Probably not! But you may think about it as you inspect. Here is a chance to give it a shot, and have fun. Who doesn’t like a good contest, especially around the holiday season where you can win a Major Prize! As a home inspector, you […]

Is a Home Inspection Franchise right for you?

If you are looking to get into the home inspection business, you have a few options. You can get your training, get your license(if required in your state) and work for a multi inspection firm. In this case you are simply working for someone else. But, most inspectors start because they want to work for […]

Water Quality Testing as a Revenue Stream…It’s Simple

Are you currently offering a water quality test to your clients as part of the home inspection process? While not all clients may request a water test, many may not even think about the need for one. The power of suggestion can be an amazing revenue source. Adding water quality testing to your inspections can […]

What’s In Your Tool Bag? How Many Tools Do You Really Need?

This seems to be one of the common questions that keeps coming up from new inspectors, as well as experienced inspectors. The problem is, there are always new tools and toys to add to your collection. But do you really need some of those fancy tools to run your home inspection business. Let’s talk about […]

InspectorPro Insurance: The pioneers of E&O and general liability coverage for home inspectors have your back.

Having the proper home inspection insurance is critical to your business. InspectorPro Insurance is the industry leader and sets a standard for inspection insurance. They provide a guest post to share how they stand out as an insurance provider. As a home inspector, you’re used to being the scapegoat. If there are post-inspection defects in […]

What to Expect When Your Accepting

It seems that there is a hard debate over accepting credit cards as payment at the end of an inspection. The truth is, it has to become a way of life for consumers and home inspectors need to accept that more and more clients will be paying in this method. The concern amongst small business […]

Work Smarter, Not Harder

As I get ready to celebrate my 11th year as a home inspector, I began to reminisce about the days when I was first starting out. I was taking part time classes at a local college for a year, and after that, I shadowed a tenured inspector for three months. Once I had finally received […]