Many home inspectors rely on referrals to garner business. To ensure sure you're top-of-mind when Realtors and real estate agents are looking for a home inspection company to recommend, it's important that your business presents itself as an asset to the real estate industry.
Don’t try to ask Dotty Dosé about being a woman in a male-dominated industry. Even after 27 years as the president/founder of Echo Home Inspection in suburban Chicago, she’s too busy looking forward to worry about such mundane topics.
In a recent realtor.com article, Welmoed Sisson, a Maryland home inspector with Inspections by Bob, provided insight into the flaws that could be potential deal breakers for a homebuyer.
The real estate market in Seattle has become so heated there often aren’t enough inspectors and appraisers to keep up with the growing demand, a dilemma that's creating more risk and extra costs for homebuyers.
September has been designated National Preparedness Month and who better to help homeowners prepare their homes for natural disasters than home inspectors.
How informed about the home inspection process should clients be and how do you think it will help or hinder the home inspection?
Although starting a home inspection business may require less capital than other small businesses, you will still need seed money to get it up and running. Wouldn't it be great if you could start your home inspection business loan-free?
As things stand today, consumers can go online, fill out some forms, pay a fee and receive a certificate that proclaims they are a home inspector within days.