Ask the Expert: How Can I Guide Clients Through the Home Inspection Process?

Q: What can be done to guide clients through the home inspection process? A: After being in business for 25 years and performing over a million inspections, HomeTeam Inspection Service has identified the top ways to ensure a smoother home inspection, contributing to happier clients and a better outcome. Make It Convenient The home inspection process—from …

Home Inspections a Crucial Piece of the Real Estate Puzzle

“Whether you’re buying something that’s 100 years old or brand new—whether it’s 5,000 square feet or 500—you should inspect. It’s money well spent and it’s about being a smart buyer or seller,” says Larry Wallenstein, a real estate agent with RE/MAX Consultants Realty 1 in Fort Lauderdale, Fla. Wallenstein knows the true value and importance …

Ask the Expert: How Can Homeowners Ensure Preparedness For Fall?

Q: What can homeowners do to ensure their home is well prepared and more energy-efficient throughout the coming months? A: Fall officially begins this month and HomeTeam Inspection Service—the only national home inspection company to utilize a team of inspectors onsite—offers the following home maintenance tips. Roof Inspect the roof covering and flashing from the ground …

Flexibility Key for Home Inspections

Kevin Patterson of the Patterson Group in Colorado Springs, Colo., is no stranger to the inner workings of successful real estate transactions. He’s been in the industry for 20-plus years, and when it comes to a winning home inspection company, Patterson looks for four components: responsiveness, knowledge, integrity and flexibility. In fact, flexibility is what …

Ask the Expert: How Should Homeowners Prepare Their Home for Winter?

Q: What can homeowners do to ensure their home is well prepared and more energy-efficient throughout the coming months? While winter is fast approaching, HomeTeam Inspection Service—the only national home inspection company to utilize a team of inspectors onsite—offers the following tips for homeowners as they prepare for the colder months ahead. Inspect around windows …

Ask the Expert: What Are the Best Ways to Prepare for a Home Inspection?

Q: What are the best ways to prepare a client for a home inspection? A: Today, home inspections are almost universally recommended by every real estate professional. When it comes to their clients—especially first-time buyers—many are not familiar with the home inspection process, and what they can expect. Here are a few things you can …

Spotlight on HomeTeam Inspection Service: Capitalizing on Teamwork

In an industry where timing is everything, Julie Dulaney—a broker with Real Estate Unlimited in Louisville, Ky.—counts on HomeTeam Inspection Service to keep the inspection process moving quickly and efficiently once a property is under contract. “After meeting HomeTeam Owner Brian O’Rear at a networking event and learning about the way they do business, I …