Although a home inspection business is a great low-cost enterprise, starting one can be a bit more costly than one might think. Beyond the basic tools needed for the job, there are many other things to consider.
Even a perfectly clear day can limit an inspector's ability to perform an inspection. Home inspections performed during times of excessive heat should be done with care.
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.
One of the most important steps when buying a home is to have it inspected. The inspection can reveal problems as well as give the buyer peace of mind.
American Home Inspection Training Institute asked O’Malley about his career, tips for being a successful home inspector and his thoughts about home inspection’s future.
Those buying a condo may think that they are in the clear when it comes to needing a home inspection. But that's not necessarily so.
Whether a home inspector has to be licensed or abide by specific regulations to practice varies by state. Some states have no professional requirements for home inspectors.
Retired Air Force Lieutenant turned home inspector Jim Belt has seen a lot in his more than 20 years of performing home inspections.
Buyers and sellers have a lot of details to consider when deciding to purchase or sell a home. Hiring the wrong home inspector, or opting out of the inspection altogether, are just two of the mistakes they can make.