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.
Home inspectors almost always work for buyers so it is important for sellers to remember a few things before the inspection appointment.
It goes without saying that prospective home buyers should hire a licensed, professional home inspector to inspect a home they plan to purchase. But how can they determine whether a home is worth buying at first showing?
On the low side at $2,000, the costs are very much in line with businesses like janitorial or house-cleaning services, where business owners constantly must restock cleaning supplies.