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Marketing for Home Inspectors

Marketing for Home Inspectors Complied by Cary Barker, Assit. Editor Whether you are new to the industry or consider yourself a pro, everyone can use help getting his/her name in front of clients. Networking “Try open houses. You might connect with a Realtor who may use you. You may also meet the homeowner and get… Read More

Fannie Offers Cert #23 “Fix”

Fannie offers Cert #23 “Fix” By David Brauner, Editor WRE Just days after the new forms took effect and in the midst of widespread confusion and fear among appraisers nationwide regarding their increasing liability and responsibility under the new forms, and especially Cert. #23 (Intended User), Fannie Mae’s Mark Simpson, speaking to appraisers at Valuation… Read More

20 Reasons to do Business with You!

20 Reasons to do Business with You! Editor’s Note: The following was written by a home inspector in response to a client’s question about why they should do business with them. How do you measure up? 1. We answer our phone during the day. 2. We work weekends by appointment for your convenience. 3. We call… Read More

Appraiser Cleans House

Appraiser Cleans House By Christie M. Bond I own and operate a two-appraiser firm in a small, under-served town in West Michigan. I have worked very hard to build a good reputation for my firm and myself.  Fed up, burned out and tired of the day-to-day struggle to maintain that reputation and keep a steady cash flow, I have decided to take drastic measures with my current and future clients…. I fired them all. After six years in… Read More