In the construction business, workers have to ensure that new construction, changes, or repairs complied with local and national building codes and ordinances. This is very similar to being a home inspector! As a home inspector, you have to make sure that the home is up to par for the potential buyer.
As a carpenter, they have to learn how to construct and repair building frameworks and structures, such as stairways and doorframes. If you have this background, this is an easy transition into a home inspection career because you already know what to look for on your inspection.
Real Estate Agent
As a real estate agent, one must sell homes, and by doing this has already allowed the agents to establish great people skills, which will help in the home inspection business.
Many people retire and realize that they want to do something else just to keep busy or maybe they want to work on their own, and create their own business! Why not join the home inspector workforce.
Now that you know this information, what are you waiting for! At AHIT we have representatives available to talk to you about your new career move and how we can make sure that you have a successful experience in our classes. We are home inspections and we know what you need to be a home inspector.
Kristin is the Marketing Director at AHIT. She has authored content for numerous real estate brands, and managed corporate communications for a public real estate company. She is passionate about the home inspection and real estate industries, and loves digging into research to provide insights that empower home inspectors and real estate agents in their businesses.