In the home inspection world, there are a lot of extra services that inspectors can add to their business. Also known as ancillary services, these [...]
Getting the most value out of your home can be as easy as changing out your air filters. Homeowners that ignore the filters in their [...]
Marketing is one of the most significant factors in starting a home inspection business. Though it can be costly up front, complicated and sometimes frustrating, marketing will ensure a home inspection business will grow and prosper.
We have all heard about incidents with carbon monoxide (CO). Many home inspectors are not familiar with the sources or the “acceptable” exposure levels.
Fred Buck, a home inspector since 1982 who works for King Inspections, Inc. in San Antonio and a field training instructor for American Home Inspectors Training Institute, answered some questions about CSST for AHIT.
AHIT asked Jim Ullom about how he built a successful home inspection business in Northwest Indiana, what he might have done differently and his best advice for today’s home inspectors.
LaBell also uses time between and after appointments to look for weekend and other opportunities to be an instructor for AHIT and American Society of Home Inspectors. He teaches not only future home inspectors but also real estate agents taking continuing education courses.
AHIT alumnus Dan Kutchin started Northern Wisconsin-based HomeEx in 2012. Five years into the business, the couple’s home inspection service has hit its stride.
In part two, AHIT senior technical instructor Bill Ross discussed three additional areas that inspectors should scrutinize when inspecting bonus rooms and additions: attic conversions, heat sources, and decks. [...]
Bonus rooms and additions should be inspected for the same issues of safety and habitability as the rest of the property.