There is a great strategic business question that I’ve come to love: “What are your customers doing 5 minutes before they engage with you, and what are they doing 5 minutes after they engage with you?”….this post takes that question to the home inspection industry.
In today’s world of home inspections (due to standards of practice), most clients are left hanging after the home inspection. They are delivered a report with a bunch of findings but none of it is actionable.
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Over the past couple years, I have been keeping a mental record of the things that growing inspection firms do, to ensure growth year after year. The industry has came a tremendously long way especially when it comes to technology, networking, education, and outsourcing. Growing businesses in every industry are constantly evolving, and that is no different in the inspection world. These are some items to consider when striving to grow your home inspection business.
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In the last several months we’ve been fielding a number of recurring questions about HomeBinder.
Despite efforts otherwise, many inspectors have come to think that our business model is based on soliciting clients. When in fact, our true north is the homeowner and our job is to make sure that they have a great app to manage their largest asset.
These are the most common misconceptions that home inspectors have about HomeBinder:
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Nine years ago next month I purchased the home I live in now. We’ve made a number of improvements over the years including a mudroom and partial central air, plus we upgraded a couple appliances, but….we haven’t had a professional come back and see how well things are maintaining (or not) and what we should be aware of…and I find that a bit illogical knowing homes and the industry as I do.
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(Guest Blog by Andrea Worley of Complete Protection)
The 90-day warranty is designed for you, the home inspector, with two purposes in mind: 1) to provide a layer of protection from liability and 2) to allow you to stand out from your competitors.
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