Experts Weigh in on Solar Roofing Inspections

  Homeowners want their houses to be safe, comfortable and aesthetically pleasing. For many modern homeowners, though, being eco-friendly is just as important as creating a beautiful, cozy home. As solar roofing options become more popular, home inspectors must evolve with the green trend. Understanding the standards, installation process and maintenance concerns associated with solar…

Worth It: Certification Beyond Home Inspection Licensing Requirement

When it comes to buying a house, there are a million regulations to follow. Whether dictated by the lender extending the mortgage, the homeowner’s insurance company, or by the state, it seems there are countless hoops to jump through before closing. Of course, the requirements differ slightly for every home that is bought or sold…

Which Career Backgrounds Make the Best Home Inspectors?

A home inspector’s job is to evaluate the soundness and safety of a house before it’s purchased or while it’s being built or remodeled. To be competent at their jobs, inspectors need to understand the basics of foundations, structures and a home’s plumbing, electrical, heating and cooling systems. Home inspection was an occupation once dominated…

Continuing Your Home Inspection Certification

You’ve completed your home inspector training and certification, received your license and are actively involved in marketing your services and conducting home inspections. That doesn’t mean that your home inspection education and training is over—far from it! Where Continuing Education is Required In most states where home inspectors need to be licensed, continuing education is…

How Much Do Home Inspectors Earn?

   You’ve been wanting to change jobs, and have been thinking seriously about starting a new and exciting career as a full-time certified home inspector. Or perhaps you’re looking for a second source of income to supplement the earnings from your present job. You’re bound to be curious about how much money you can expect…