21 Things Every Home Inspector Should Know: Practical Advice for Building a Successful Home Inspection Career

As an option to the Marketing your Home Inspection Book, we would like to recommend the following book, "21 Things Every Home Inspector Should Know: Practical Advice for Building a Successful Home Inspection Career".

Book Summary:

On your first day on the job, you should know how to inspect a house; but it could be years before you understand how the home inspection business works. This book saves you time (and money!) by offering practical insights on the basics of the home inspection business in one easy-to-read resource.

Highlights

  • Interviews and testimonials from dozens of the industry’s most respected home inspectors, addressing a variety of topics ranging from "getting started" and "tools of the trade" to "marketing your business," "liability and the courts," and "selling your skills to the do-it-yourselfer."
  • Insight into industry politics from key inspectors working in the field
  • First-hand testimonials on women working in the home inspection industry

CONTENTS
Come On In and Join Us · How Did You Get in Here? · What Do You Need to Know? · Home Inspection: It Isn’t Just a Man’s World · Tools of the Trade · Market Thyself · Where Do You Fit In the Deal? · Who Is Your Client? · Getting Paid · How Busy Can You Be? · How Far Does Your Inspection Have to Go? · How Dangerous Is This Job? · Working With Buyers · Getting Along Without You · Liability and the Courts · Everything Is About Ethics · The Organizational You · You’re Involved in Politics · The Challenges Ahead · What Else Can You Do? · You and the High-Tech Home of the … · Why Do People Fail? · Conclusions · Glossary · Index

The book is $25.70 plus postage and handling. If you would like a copy of this book, let Jim Vaughan or Julie Jamison know at class on Saturday. You can pay when the book is delivered.