Housing Market

Strong Real Estate Market Means Increased Business for Property Inspectors

As you may have guessed, the real estate market affects the home inspection industry, and it’s been good news for both fields as recent economic information shows an uptick in the housing market. July had the highest rates for new-home construction in the past eight years. Furthermore, interest rates remain low, and the job market Continue Reading »

What’s the Market for a Home Inspection Business?

If you’re interested in starting a property inspection business, you’re undoubtedly curious about the market for home and commercial building inspections. The past year’s recovery of the housing market and its current stability are positive signs for the inspection business. But, according to an article posted by the American Society of Home Inspectors (ASHI), the Continue Reading »

Consider Home Inspection When Looking for a Rewarding Career

Are you uncertain about your career path? Perhaps you are deciding on the field you wish to enter, or maybe you are considering a career change. A career as a home inspector can secure your future in an exciting and rewarding industry. As the housing market recovers and home construction and sales increase, the demand Continue Reading »

Millennials Hit the Housing Market in 2015

By Bill Erickson, Executive Vice President, NPI/GPI National Property Inspections and Global Property Inspections franchise owners/inspectors are doing more first-time home buyer inspections than ever before. One explanation is the improving job market and economy. The other reason is demographics. The National Association of Realtors (NAR) expects that 2015 will turn out to be a big Continue Reading »