Other resources for home inspectors
With Carson Dunlop, a great education is just the beginning. Our goal is to help you build a successful business. We offer support in many forms.
Here are some examples
Horizon – State-of-the-art Report Writing: Horizon is our cloud based report writing software and business management system for home inspectors. Students taking our home inspection training program receive FREE access to Horizon during their training. To learn more about the power and elegant simplicity of Horizon, click here (Take them to Horizon part of site) or contact us at 800-268-7070 Ext. 243 or info@Discoverhorizon.com .
The Home Reference Book Report Writing: Prefer a paper based reporting system? The HRB has set the standard since 1989. To learn more, click here (Take them to Home Reference Book part of site) or contact us at 800-268-7070 Ext. 243 or info@Discoverhorizon.com .
Field Training – applying what you have learned: Our one-week intensive field training program provides an opportunity to work with an experienced inspector/facilitator. You will have an opportunity to inspect homes with the facilitator, write the report, and discuss the results with the facilitator. At the end of the day, there is no substitute for experience. To learn more, contact us at 800-268-7070 Ext. 251 or education@CarsonDunlop.com .
Inspector’s Edge – A high quality, cost effective website: You can have an incredible website for your company, pre-loaded with great content and a professional appearance gets you up and running fast, without the complexity and high cost. You get a site that makes you look experienced, successful and accomplished. As a bonus, your business cards, letterhead, envelopes and brochures are built around the look of your website. A professional integrated look goes a long way to establishing your credibility. To learn more, contact us at 800-268-7070 Ext. 251 or education@CarsonDunlop.com .
Sales and Marketing Training – Building Your Home Inspection Business: This 40-hour course is designed for those who have graduated from the training program. It describes the sales and marketing approaches that have worked for Carson Dunlop. To order, go to (send them to the right page on our store). To learn more, contact us at 800-268-7070 Ext. 251 or education@CarsonDunlop.com .
Technical Reference Guide – Help with dating and sizing heating and cooling equipment: Home inspectors need to know the age and capacity of furnaces, boilers, air conditioners and water heaters. This field guide helps predict life expectancy and provides valuable information. At $79, it delivers incredible value. To order your copy, go to (send them to the right page on our store). To learn more, contact us at 800-268-7070 Ext. 251 or education@CarsonDunlop.com .
Illustrated Home – Our renowned picture book of homes: The Illustrated Home is a remarkable assembly of over 1700 color illustrations that help home inspectors and their clients understand how houses work. The Illustrated Home proves that a picture is worth 1000 words. To order your copy, go to (send them to the right page on our store). To learn more, contact us at 800-268-7070 Ext. 251 or education@CarsonDunlop.com . By the way, if you use our Horizon reporting software you don’t need this book. It is integrated into the software – FREE.
The Home Reference Book as a report enhancement and marketing tool: Whether you use it as a report writing system or a standalone book, the Home Reference Book makes a great companion to any report or as a gift to home buyers and real estate professionals. Providing a valuable book ($69 value) creates a perception of value not typically available from a professional consulting service.
One-on-One Business Consulting: Carson Dunlop has collaborated with Kevin O’Hornett of PROSPEX, an experienced home inspection consultant and business coach. Kevin provides incredible value for a nominal cost, delivering several services from helping set up your contract and report, to on-the-fly technical support. Kevin is a unique asset in the profession, putting decades of experience and expertise at your fingertips. To get more detail, go to (send them to Kevin’s website). To learn more, contact us at 800-268-7070 Ext. 251 or education@CarsonDunlop.com .
We are with you every step of the way!