15-Step Checklist for Home Inspector Success



STEP #1: Join InterNACHI

    Join InterNACHI as a member at $49 per month (cancel any time) or $499 per year. 
      Why join? InterNACHI is the world's leading association for home inspectors.  We provide free training, online testing and certification, business development, marketing support, discounts on everything from home inspection software to E&O insurance to your next truck, and more.

      InterNACHI School is accredited as a postsecondary education institution by the national accrediting agency of the U.S. Department of Education to provide tuition-free online training, examination, certification, and continuing education to InterNACHI® members. 

      Members have unlimited access to all of InterNACHI's free, online training and Continuing Education, our recommended list of home inspector courses, our free Certification Programs, the members-only forum, the Online Inspector Exam, the Ultimate Home Inspection Practice Test, the Inspector Training App, the Inspection Defect Flashcards, and amazing membership benefits.
       
      Members can become a Certified Home Inspector in six steps. All online, all free. 

       
       

      STEP #2: Training & Certifications

       
       
       

      STEP #3: Members-Only Account

      Your Members-Only Account is a portal through which you access everything, including the free Online Agreement System.  And be sure to update your profile so that you get free inspection leads generated by InterNACHI for you. 

       

       
       
       

      STEP #4: Free Business Course 

        Learn how to build and operate a successful home inspection business by taking our free, online Home Inspection Business Course.  Start with pricing profitable inspection fees by going through Chapter 11 of the Home Inspection Business Course.
         
        You may also be interested in some inspection business success tips
         
         
         

        STEP #5: Your Brand & Marketing

        InterNACHI's Member Marketing Team provides one-one-one consultation and marketing design services for free to members, including print marketing and logo design.  We'll design and print your business cards, flyers and brochures. We'll also design your business logo with you until it's just right.  And all of the consultation, editing, proofing and design work is free for members.

        One of the best marketing strategies for a home inspection company is to provide clients and their agents InterNACHI's home maintenance book, which can be fully customized with your brand. 

        Start by ordering custom business cards and flyers for your business by contacting the Member Marketing Team
         
         

        STEP #6: Your Website

        If you can write a home inspection report, you can build and host your own website. 
         
         
         
         

        STEP #7: Your Membership Benefits

         
         
         

        STEP #8: Boost Your Business

          And many more ways to boost your business...
           
           
           

          STEP #9: Advanced Training

            Free Live Online Classes on NACHI.TV
             
             
            Live, hands-on training at the House of Horrors® in Boulder, Colorado.  
             
             
             

            STEP #10: Inspection Tools

            You need more than a good flashlight.

             
             
             

            STEP #11: Report Writing & Software

             
             
             

            STEP #12: Your Clients

             
             
             

            STEP #13: What's New?

             
             
             

            STEP #14: Contact InterNACHI

            Contact us any time for anything.

             
             
             

            STEP #15:  Business Development

            • Answer a few short questions about your business, and BizVelop will show you how to take it to the next level to become profitable.  BizVelop has the answers you need!
            • Not sure where to start or what to do next?  We recommend contacting Alicia Gromicko at InspectorCoach.com for one-on-one business and marketing coaching and advice.  She also provides a free downloadable "8 Steps to Building a Successful Home Inspection Business" book from her website.