I find it incredibly rewarding to assist my clients in finding secure and comfortable homes while protecting them from potential money pits. I am well compensated, it can be a great career.
If you’re interested in a home inspection, start by registering for our class. We’re always excited to talk about home inspection careers.

JJ Greive
School of Professional Home Inspection
WA Home Inspector #469

Our next live lecture “The Fundamentals of Home Inspection” is June 17th, 2024, for 2 weeks in our classroom* or online.

Our Home Inspection classes are offered in WashingtonOregonIdahoMontanaWyoming, Utah, Nevada and  Colorado.
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Why you should choose the School of Professional Home Inspection

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Becoming a home inspector is a rewarding and fulfilling career choice. Not only does it offer a strong earning potential, but it also provides the freedom and flexibility of being your own boss as an entrepreneur. The School of Professional Home Inspection offers a comprehensive training program that will equip you with the knowledge and skills needed to succeed in this industry.

At School of Professional Home Inspection we teach you the skills you need to know, testing GFCIs

Our curriculum was written and developed by our experienced instructors, who have years of experience in the field of home inspection. Our small class size allows us to provide personalized instruction and answer any individual questions you may have. We also share tips and strategies for search engine optimization, social media impact, marketing, and client management, which will help you to build a successful business as a home inspector.

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One of the greatest benefits of becoming a home inspector is earning potential as a self-employed entrepreneur. With the right knowledge, skills, and marketing strategies, you can build a successful business that can provide you with a comfortable income.

At the School of Professional Home Inspection, we also provide advice on reporting and scheduling systems, which are essential tools for running a successful home inspection business. These systems will help you to streamline your business operations and manage your clients more efficiently. With the right tools and training, you will be able to offer a high-quality service that will set you apart from the competition.

We understand that buying the right tools can be a daunting task, especially when starting a new business. That’s why we are here to help you make informed decisions when it comes to purchasing equipment. We will guide you through the process of identifying the tools that are essential for your business and help you find high-quality, reputable products at a reasonable cost. Whether it’s a moisture meter, a thermal imaging camera, or a ladder, we will provide you with the information you need to make an informed decision.

Your first step toward becoming a Licensed Home Inspector in Washington State is to download the “Candidate Handbook“. This outlines the eligibility requirements to receive your Home Inspection License in addition to valuable information about passing the exam.

As a complement to your education, we are happy to offer support to get your Home Inspection business up and running as soon as possible. It is our mission to prepare you for success in this lucrative marketplace, even beyond the classroom.

Our proven track record as successful Inspectors and educators makes the School of Professional Home Inspection the best choice in home inspection education, software, and field training.

Test your inspection skills! Take the 25-question practice exam here. These are the types of questions you might expect on the State and national exam.

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