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Do I Really Need a Website? Probably

A web presence isn’t just nice, it’s expected, especially with younger, millennial home buyers. Without a website, you stand to lose a lot of business. And if you think about it, it makes total sense. Your work depends on attracting customers to you. And that’s what a web presence does, as long as it’s done […]

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Social Media: You’re Doing it All Wrong

Social media for business isn’t exactly the same as a private account. You have to nurture it and tend to it. If you do, you’ll eventually start getting the leads that you want. But if you don’t, the whole idea will be a waste of your time. Community building is what generates leads. You want […]

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Expert Interview Series: Home Inspector Mike Chamberlain on Building a Successful Home Inspection Business

Mike Chamberlain is the owner and lead home inspector with MC2 Home Inspections. He has a background in construction and residential real estate and has nine years of experience as an inspector and business owner. We recently asked him about the challenges of running a home inspection business. Here’s wha the had to say: What […]

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4 Reasons Why a Visual Inspection Might Not Cut It

If you’ve been in the home inspection industry for more than a minute, you’re well-familiar with the “visual inspection” language that’s so common. It’s in nearly every Standards of Practice, both with associations and at certain state levels. But are any inspections really visual only? And could a visual inspection ever be sufficient? Some industry […]

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Is ICA School Really That Much Different?

You don’t have to choose ICA School, but our training program is a smart decision. Where some programs fall short in one area or another, ours goes the extra mile at a more affordable cost. How is that possible? It’s simple. When a program is affordable, more students can enroll. We believe that a quality […]

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Thought Leader Series: Marketing Tips for Your New Home Inspection Business

Lorena Brockman is a blogger for JennsBlahBlahBlog.com and has notable know-how in blogging, marketing, business, and has been deemed “Greatest Auntie Ever” by many. To learn more about Lorena, visit her company’s blog at JennsBlahBlahBlog.com. Starting a home inspection business is exciting and challenging. How do you get customers in the door? How do you […]

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