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4 Easy Steps to Get More Home Inspections

Is your home inspection business name something that people remember? Are you marketing to the right people at the right time in the right places? Home inspectors leave training with loads of skills, but creating a demand for business isn’t always easy. If you’re struggling to drive in more customers or ready to grow into […]

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Do You Know the History of Home Inspecting?

Believe it or not, home buyers were once at the mercy of their own knowledge or that of a trusted friend. Sellers had no duty to disclose material defects. Real estate professionals weren’t tasked with helping buyers understand what they were getting into. Property inspectors didn’t exist. And many buyers had little choice but to […]

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4 Winter Projects for Your Home Inspection Business

Winter is the slow real estate season, which means your business might slow down, as well. But you don’t have to wait with idle hands. There’s plenty to keep you busy when your work pace isn’t quite as hectic. If you’re looking for some interesting projects to boost your business before the market upswing next […]

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You’re a Certified Home Inspector: Now What?

Working your way through training and certification is just the beginning. Your career is what comes after. It all might seem intimidating, at least at first. But plenty of other inspectors have stood where you are now. And you’ve got a roadmap. You’ve earned the skills to take on your first home inspection. And you’ll […]

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Chinese Drywall Isn’t the Only Toxic Game in Town

Drywall that’s manufactured in China has given American and Canadian homeowners plenty to worry about. But some American-made drywall has tested worse for the corrosive substances than the familiar wallboard from the Far East. Surprised? So was almost everyone else. While the “Chinese Drywall” phrase gets tossed around whenever there’s an issue with defective, rotting […]

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Should You Start a Home Inspection Blog?

You’ve read a blog or two, so why not give blogging a shot? You don’t have to be an award-winning writer to create home inspection-related content that your audience will want to read. You only have to talk about what matters to them. It’s not difficult, and it doesn’t have to cost a single penny. […]

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4 Reasons to Join a State Home Inspector Association

What’s so great about a state-level home inspector association, anyway? Plenty. Many home inspectors join one of the major national associations. But many states have their own associations, too. For example, Kentucky has KREIA and California has CREIA. We never said their acronyms had to be clever. Benefits of a state association membership are similar […]

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How’s Your Home Inspector Social Media Marketing IQ?

Practically everyone uses social media, and so should your home inspection business. Social is the way that businesses network, build their unique brand and get out the message out. If you aren’t taking advantage of this inexpensive (often free) opportunity for marketing and advertising, it’s time to get started. Not sure about where to begin? […]

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