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Home Inspection Pictures

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Claims against home inspectors can and do happen. Therefore it is important to protect yourself with proper home inspection pictures. Taking photos is the most direct way of capturing evidence in response to a claim made against your home inspection work. Additionally, you can use these photos in your inspection report as references to point…
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Home Inspections Still Matter: How to Convince Buyers

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Home inspections used to be a given. Buyers and sellers alike considered it a prerequisite to home sale negotiations. COVID-19 changed the rules, and now some buyers are waiving home inspections to make their offers more attractive to sellers as the demand for homes soars. Here are some tips from EliteMGA – a leading provider…
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Commercial Building Inspection Vs Home Inspection – Benefits for Inspectors

Since many home inspectors do not perform commercial building inspections, adding commercial inspections to your repertoire is a great way to expand your business. But before you get started, you should understand that there are major differences between home and commercial building inspections. Commercial Building Inspections vs. Home Inspections Overview Commercial building inspections are considered…
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How to Grow Your Home Inspector Business

Congrats! You just became your own boss and started down a highly profitable path. But now what? Becoming a professional home inspector sets you on the path for a lucrative career. Once you’ve set up shop and insured against claims that could potentially take a devastating financial toll, it’s time to get proactive about building…
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Things You Need to Know about Vacant Property Inspections?

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For the most part, properties found on the market are sold by owners who are upgrading, downgrading or moving to another area. These buildings have typically served as a primary residence and sellers took care of them accordingly. Every once in a while, vacant structures can also sneak into the market, whether from a deceased…
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Employment Contracts for Home Inspectors and Independent Contractors

Creating a comprehensive home inspector contract that includes all the necessary information to make sure you are protected can be challenging.  Home inspectors are always open to lawsuits despite having an extensive contract.  Home inspector insurance can protect you in the unfortunate occurrence that you get sued. EliteMGA offers great home inspector insurance coverage at…
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Why Do You Need UAS Insurance for your Inspector Tools?

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Drone usage is not just a trend in the insurance and telecommunications industries. In August 2016, the FAA approved the usage of drones for commercial use. Often, the unmanned aircraft systems (UAS), are used in areas that are difficult or dangerous for people to inspect, such as condemned buildings, new construction, damaged roofs and collapsed…
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Avoiding Summer Home Inspection Dangers

While winter can pose some specific dangers to a home inspector, summer is the time of year with the most hidden dangers that can pose a risk to safety and wellbeing if they are not prepared. Here are some of the biggest summer home inspection dangers and ways to avoid them. The Heat One of…
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Chinese Drywall Issues in Home in Southern States

At this point, virtually every home inspector has heard of the contaminated Chinese drywall that is causing havoc in homes built during the housing boom between 2004 and 2007. What many may not realize is that this is still an ongoing problem in thousands of homes in Florida, Mississippi, Louisiana, and Alabama. For home inspectors…
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