Real Estate

5 Ways A Commercial Property Inspection Will Help You Save (And Even Earn) More Money

As a commercial investor, you want to feel confident about your property’s value and earning potential. The key to smart buying? Ordering a commercial property inspection. Here are five ways commercial inspections can save you from hidden costs while allowing for maximum return on investment: 1. Predicts future property earnings. An inspection could tell you Continue Reading »

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 »

The Outlook for Franchising in 2015

If you’re considering starting your own business, then you may already know that you want to buy a franchise. After all, a franchise offers many benefits, including the following: Start your company with an established brand and a positive reputation Increase the chance of your success and become profitable faster Use a proven business model, 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 »

Looking for a Real Estate Career? How About Home Inspection?

Real estate is an exciting industry, which is why it appeals to many people. It’s an industry you can enter as a first career or as a second career. As you’ve been exploring real estate careers, you may have found several areas that interest you based on your skills, interests and income requirements. For example: 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 »

Fly South for the Winter: Real Estate Investment Is up in Southern States

Year-end data compiled by Local Market Monitor, the national real estate forecaster, and HomeVestors of America reveals that the hottest markets for investment property sales are in the southern United States. That means good business for property inspectors in that region. Texas, North Carolina, Tennessee and Florida top the list of best investment property markets. Continue Reading »