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A Baker's Dozen - 13 Strategies for Success in the Home Inspection Business By George Wells
eBook (PDF): $14.98
Just because you can bake a cake doesn't mean you can run a bakery. When it comes to business, there are no recipes for success; no guarantees. There are only best practices, the will and... More > determination to succeed and strategies that will tip the scales in your favor. Today’s successful home inspector is a true entrepreneur. Having an entrepreneurial spirit is an essential element to success but real business skills are needed too. You may be a natural born entrepreneur but you have to learn to be a business administrator and manager. The 13 Strategies in this book will put you on the road to becoming a successful business owner and operator and they will save you from making potentially fatal business mistakes. By the time you finish this book, your intellectual and creative wheels should be turning. If you do not follow any of the 13 Strategies but they provide the catalyst to get you on the road to developing your own, then the book has accomplished its intended objective.< Less
An Opinion is Mandatory By George Wells
eBook (PDF): $14.98
This book is a business survival guide. It is not enough to be technically competent in today’s fiercely competitive world. Being successful in business requires a well-honed set of business... More > skills, knowledge, continuing education and an insatiable appetite for success. The home and commercial building inspection industry is still in its infancy. The recent economic recession has spurred its growth. Buyers are no longer willing to buy foreclosed and vacant properties without having them inspected. The risk of not getting an inspection is too great. As many as 80% of all new businesses fail. The good news is that it is not too hard to be one of the survivors. Small business owners and operators mistakenly believe that their technical capabilities will see them through. They need more. Developing good business skills and habits will enable you not only to survive but to prosper and flourish. “An Opinion is Mandatory” is one step on your path to success!< Less
Home Inspection Pricing - A Guide for Home Inspectors By George Wells
eBook (PDF): $12.98
Knowing how to price your services is vital to your success as a home inspector. This book explores pricing concepts and strategies. the most popular price models are compared; listing the major pros... More > and cons of each price model. The third Edition also includes graphs of the results of a pricing survey conducted by Management Science Institute.< Less
How to Write a Better Home Inspection Report By George Wells
eBook (PDF): $19.95
Whether you are an experienced inspector who has done thousands of inspections or you are a new inspector just getting started in the home inspection business, you will write better inspection... More > reports and get more business after you read this book. The techniques you will learn from the book will help you write better reports and you will write your reports more efficiently. Your reports will be more effective than ever before. Your clients and real estate agents will be happy because they will be able to read and understand your reports. You will be happy because you will have happy clients, you'll get more business, you'll stay out of court, and you'll make more money. These are techniques that you will be able to use on your very next inspection. Regardless of how you write your reports, you will be able to use the techniques you will learn from the book. The techniques you will learn are not based on the use of any particular brand of home inspection report software.< Less
Grounding and Bonding By MS International
eBook (PDF): $16.98
This manual provides general guidance for design, construction, modification, inspection and acceptance testing of the grounding and bonding subsystems for building protection, electrical power... More > ground fault protection, lightning protection and signal ground protection for both new and existing facilities. The procedures presented in this manual are basic. The objective of the manual is to define the state of the art and most commonly accepted practices for an integrated set of grounding and bonding practices of design and installation that is applicable to both new and existing facilities. This manual is based on a material previously published by the United States government. References to government facilities are made throughout the manual but the principles also apply to civilian construction. United States government standards typically are at least equal to civilian standards and usually exceed civilian standards.< Less
Construction Electrician - Basic By BestInspectors.Net
eBook (PDF): $12.95
Learn the fundamentals of Electrical Construction using the same study materials used by the United States Navy. The United States Navy provides some of the best technical training in the world.... More > Navy trained electricians are generally regarded as being among the best trained electricians in the World. Management Science International is proud to be able to bring this World-class training to you. The material contained in this course occasionally refers to the U.S. Navy but the principles are the same for civilian construction. Most practices are based on the widely recognized National Electrical Code®. We have carefully edited the original documents to make them easier to read than the versions available through the U.S. Government Printing Office.< Less
Grounding and Bonding By MS International
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This manual provides general guidance for design, construction, modification, inspection and acceptance testing of the grounding and bonding subsystems for building protection, electrical power... More > ground fault protection, lightning protection and signal ground protection for both new and existing facilities. The procedures presented in this manual are basic. The objective of the manual is to define the state of the art and most commonly accepted practices for an integrated set of grounding and bonding practices of design and installation that is applicable to both new and existing facilities. This manual is based on a material previously published by the United States government. References to government facilities are made throughout the manual but the principles also apply to civilian construction. United States government standards typically are at least equal to civilian standards and usually exceed civilian standards.< Less
A Baker's Dozen - 13 Strategies for Success in the Home Inspection Business By George Wells
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Just because you can bake a cake doesn't mean you can run a bakery. When it comes to business, there are no recipes for success; no guarantees. There are only best practices, the will and... More > determination to succeed and strategies that will tip the scales in your favor. Today’s successful home inspector is a true entrepreneur. Having an entrepreneurial spirit is an essential element to success but real business skills are needed too. You may be a natural born entrepreneur but you have to learn to be a business administrator and manager. The 13 Strategies in this book will put you on the road to becoming a successful business owner and operator and they will save you from making potentially fatal business mistakes. By the time you finish this book, your intellectual and creative wheels should be turning. If you do not follow any of the 13 Strategies but they provide the catalyst to get you on the road to developing your own, then the book has accomplished its intended objective.< Less
An Opinion is Mandatory By George Wells
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This book is a business survival guide. It is not enough to be technically competent in today’s fiercely competitive world. Being successful in business requires a well-honed set of business... More > skills, knowledge, continuing education and an insatiable appetite for success. The home and commercial building inspection industry is still in its infancy. The recent economic recession has spurred its growth. Buyers are no longer willing to buy foreclosed and vacant properties without having them inspected. The risk of not getting an inspection is too great. As many as 80% of all new businesses fail. The good news is that it is not too hard to be one of the survivors. Small business owners and operators mistakenly believe that their technical capabilities will see them through. They need more. Developing good business skills and habits will enable you not only to survive but to prosper and flourish. “An Opinion is Mandatory” is one step on your path to success!< Less
How to Write a Better Home Inspection Report By George Wells
Paperback: List Price: $24.95 $19.96 | You Save: 20%
Prints in 3-5 business days
Whether you are an experienced inspector who has done thousands of inspections or you are a new inspector just getting started in the home inspection business, you will write better inspection... More > reports and get more business after you read this book. The techniques you will learn from the book will help you write better reports and you will write your reports more efficiently. Your reports will be more effective than ever before. Your clients and real estate agents will be happy because they will be able to read and understand your reports. You will be happy because you will have happy clients, you'll get more business, you'll stay out of court, and you'll make more money. These are techniques that you will be able to use on your very next inspection. Regardless of how you write your reports, you will be able to use the techniques you will learn from the book. The techniques you will learn are not based on the use of any particular brand of home inspection report software.< Less