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How to Set Your Home Inspection Prices

What is the best way to determine your home inspection prices? After all, your time and skills are valuable, so you don’t want to sell yourself short. On the other hand, if you set your prices too high, you may lose potential customers to other home inspection businesses that charge less. Several factors go into […]

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What to Do if Your Home Inspection Business Doesn’t Take Off

Not everyone is a natural entrepreneur, and that’s okay. Unfortunately, too many new home inspectors give up altogether before their business is a year old because it isn’t sustainable as-is. Maybe what they need isn’t another new career, but a different approach to being a certified home inspector. Your business might benefit from some professional […]

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What if Your Customer Wants You to Ask for Repairs?

Most home buyers know a little about what home inspectors do, but the details can be confusing. It’s probably been years since the last time they hired an inspector, if they’ve ever hired one at all. That’s why some folks aren’t sure about the difference between an appraisal and an inspection. It’s also why they […]

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What to Do When Your Home Inspection Software Doesn’t Work

Home inspection reporting apps are awesome…until they’re not. In theory, apps are one of the best technological advances in the industry. Instead of carrying a clipboard and pen the way that home inspectors worked in decades past, you can enter all of the inspection details into a mobile device. Unfortunately, not every home inspection app […]

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6 Tips to Get More Home Inspection Customers

While relying on real estate agents has always been a great way to obtain referrals, you may come to a point where your home inspection business requires other opportunities for business growth. Exploring new avenues of business could be the key to bringing in new leads. Inbound marketing paves the way for new growth. Could […]

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How Angie’s List Can be Your Best Marketing Asset

Home inspectors need every possible marketing avenue that they can find. That’s especially true in the beginning when newly certified inspectors are just starting out, but it’s good advice for anyone. As long as you get noticed by people who need your services and it doesn’t cost a fortune, exposure is a good thing. Angie’s […]

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How to Handle Shady Home Inspection Competitors

Maybe they swoop in and steal away your best referring agents. Or maybe they’re a detriment to the industry, not to mention their customers, with poor or unethical home inspection practices. Shady home inspectors do no one any favors, not even themselves in the long run. In areas with professional regulation plus licensing and continuing […]

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How Hurricane Harvey Gave Validity to Drones for Home Inspections

Hurricane Harvey caused widespread destruction and left many homes borderline, unsafe, or completely destroyed. Then a team of drone pilot experts offered their services, making damage maps and insurance claim information more accurate and improving safety for rescue and insurance workers on the ground. Drones are becoming the norm for home inspections. Before long, they […]

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