Become A Home Inspector

Home Inspector Success Story: Malcolm Godwin & The Chattanooga Home Inspector

Each Home Inspector has their own story to tell – from the day they decided to start a new career to having a successful Home Inspection business. Want to know what it takes to be a successful Home Inspector? In my recent interview with  Malcolm Godwin, owner of Chattanooga Home Inspector, Malcolm shared with me his Home Inspector Career journey.  Having no Home Inspection business background in his family, who would have thought that a Defense Contractor serving in the Middle East would shift a career and own a successful business in the industry? Malcolm shared how he started and got his license. As all Home Inspector knows, getting a license does not directly equate to being a success in the career. Being new in the career, he had some troubles getting clients. He shared his experience ...Read More

How To Become a Home Inspector

The consumer movement has spawned a new breed of savvy and demanding home buyers who want to know all they can about their potential home before making their final decisions. As a result, the opportunity is there for you to become a successful home inspector. Becoming A Certified Home Inspector While the numbers continue to grow, the American Society of Home Inspectors (ASHI) estimates that 77 percent of the homes sold in the United States and Canada today are inspected prior to purchase. This means that the market is still underserved and that the remaining growth potential is considerable. This trend leaves room for many to become a home inspector and construct a home inspection career, or even begin a home inspection company. While the market determines what a home inspector can charge ...Read More

Problems And Solutions In Establishing A 5 Star Reputation For Your Firm

Let’s take a look at the issues you’ll need to do deal with in order to develop your home inspection firm’s five star reputation online… Issue 1: Chances Are Your Home Inspection Firm Is Not Listed On The Correct Directory Sites Thousands of customers everyday search on local business directories like Google+, Yelp, Yahoo Local, and dozens of other sites to find the most reputable company to do business with. After extensive research we found that most home inspection firms could not be found or are not properly set up on some of the most vital directories for your business. Solution: Research, Set Up, and Claim Local Directories 1. Proper Industry Directory Research Develop detailed research on local directories based on industry keyword research Research top competitive companies to find...Read More

Marketing Top Producers

Get On The Team! Who’s Handling Those All Important Home Buyers The Top Producer Is Bringing In? Often time the Top Producers have a “Team” that they have put together. And in many cases the Top Producer herself will work more on the listing side of the business and she will have one or more “buyers agents.” We want to conduct inspections for both the buyers and sellers of the top producer but often times it easier to make in roads on the buyers inspection side. The first thing you need to do is a little research about the top producer. Review their web site and ask other agents in their office about who’s on their team. It’s often times difficult to get to the top producer herself, so use the end around approach and make contact with one of the team members first. I will assure you that y...Read More