Tag Archives: Home Inspector

Asbestos Resources For The Home Inspector

Fact: Most asbestos related diseases are diagnosed 15 years after exposure(American Cancer Society). What does that mean to the home inspector. For starters, take precaution inspecting older homes where asbestos may be present. The folks at Asbestos.com have produced a Comprehensive Guide To Asbestos In The Home that all home inspectors should have, for their […]

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 […]

Home Performance Education for the Home Inspector.

Home Performance education

Do you want to make yourself a more knowledgeable home inspector? Maybe set yourself apart from your competitors? Education is key. Home performance is generally an add on service to inspections, but having the knowledge to talk about it should be part of your verbal skill set when communicating with clients. GreenHomes America is the […]

Securing Your Clients Safety Just Got Easier!

Would you like to help your inspection clients and make some extra money in doing so? Home security is a big concern to many home buyers, especially first time home buyers. As their home inspector, you have the ability to add a bit more value, and help those clients feel safe. Secure 24 Alarms is […]

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 […]

The Pay As You Go Home Inspection software list. Here are your options.

One of the biggest expenses when starting out as a home inspector will likely be the inspection writing software or platform you choose. There are many options to choose from, and it can be overwhelming for the new or part time inspector to research and decide what is best. Additionally, these software programs can be […]