Toby

About Toby Adamson

Toby believes that when you apply a fresh set of eyes and innovative thinking to an existing problem, you can come up with revolutionary solutions. As CEO and Co-founder of HomeHubZone, Toby is applying her wealth of experience innovating new solutions to maximize productivity and quality for home inspectors.

Get the Checklist: How to Pick the Right Android For Home Inspections

“What tablet should I buy?”  We get asked this question a lot by home inspectors starting their search for a new Android. Inspectors have unique requirements they need to factor into the evaluation process. Earlier this year, we published a blog post on what home inspectors should consider when buying a new tablet. The response was [...]

By | February 8th, 2016|Technology|2 Comments

Officially Launched and Out the Door

Inspection Reporting that Matches How You Work It’s official: HomeHubZone™ is now publicly available to all US and Canadian home inspectors looking for an innovative approach to inspection reporting, just in time for ASHI Inspection World. If you’ve been following us for a while, you know that we started by throwing out all preconceptions about [...]

Can You Make Everyone Happy With A Single Report Option?

Creating the perfect report can be a real challenge. There are many stakeholders to please and risks to be aware of, not the least of which are killing the deal and protecting yourself from a lawsuit further down the road. Things can get tricky whenever you serve multiple masters, including realtors, buyers, lawyers, and most [...]

By | January 11th, 2016|Inspection Reporting Software, Reports|8 Comments

Getting Close to the Finish Line

HomeHubZone Early Adopter (Beta) Release Update. It’s been awhile since we’ve given an update on the much anticipated HomeHubZoneTM early release. This final development cycle is focused on ensuring that we deliver to you the best product possible, one you can depend on for your inspections and clients. We’re also taking the opportunity to top it [...]

By | November 20th, 2015|Inspection Reporting Software, Startup|0 Comments

Top 8 Considerations When Buying an Android for Home Inspection Reporting

Home inspectors have a lot to consider when buying a new tablet that can withstand the rigors of a home inspection and efficiently run a home inspection reporting app. As much as I would like to tell you to buy model X, the answer is not that cut and dried. We’ve identified  8 major considerations, [...]

By | October 22nd, 2015|Technology|1 Comment

Imagine How This Technology Could Change Home Inspections

Google's new Project Soli is truly exciting. Imagine how it could change the home inspection industry. How will you inspect a house that uses radar and motion sensing technology to control the lights, security system, garage door, kitchen appliances, etc? What if technology becomes so embedded into our househould systems that you can't inspect a house without [...]

By | June 15th, 2015|Technology|0 Comments

Refining the Design and Integration

Usability testing was essential to understanding what aspects of our home inspection reporting design worked well and what needed some refinement. We have spent many thought cycles and working lunches on how to refine the design and yesterday reviewed some great ideas. In the meantime, integration with the Inspection Support Network (ISN) is complete and [...]

By | April 29th, 2015|Startup|0 Comments

Successful But Exhausting Usability Test Road Trip

On Friday, I finished a week and a half of traveling around this nation meeting with home inspectors to get feedback on the very early release our products. Let me start out by saying how absolutely gracious everybody was. From Dan who had to make an early exit from a play date with his granddaughter to [...]

By | April 12th, 2015|Inspection Reporting Software, Startup|0 Comments

Realtors Are Clearly Not Loyal to Home Inspectors

One of the more interesting findings in our survey of realtors on their perception of home inspectors is that many realtors showed they are more than willing to change inspectors, and have lived by their word. Some have changed inspectors even though they proclaimed reticence in the survey. 66% of the realtors surveyed said they [...]

By | March 28th, 2015|Realtors, Survey|0 Comments

Expanded Resources, Survey Results and More

It’s been a great couple of weeks for HomeHubZoneTM as we make progress on many fronts: We are excited to increase our development velocity through a new developer starting on Monday.  Welcome Jason! We practically doubled the size of our advisory board as we start to plan the second round of usability testing. I’m excited [...]

By | February 15th, 2015|Startup, Survey|0 Comments