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
Let’s face it, nobody likes callbacks. But here’s the thing, don’t take it personally. Consumers that call are almost never correct when they say you missed something but that doesn’t matter
Are you answering phone calls or doing your home inspection marketing in your home inspection business? Are you thinking about bringing your spouse to work into your home inspection business? If so, what will they do for your firm? Should they answer the phone for you or engage in home inspection marketing? Some of the worries that home inspectors have when they bring in their spouse into the business are… The potential loss of insurance and other employee benefits that the spouse might have with their current employer. The loss of income from the job the spouse currently has. The risk of having all of the family income come from one source (your home inspection business). Will they be able to work and live with their spouse (this should be very carefully evaluated). So before you ta...Read More
Check out what The Savvy Inspector Coaches say about their concerns in moving from a one man shop to a multi-inspector firm. If you’re interested in moving your one-man shop to a multi-inspector firm then you really need to spend a few minutes watching this video.