HomeHubZone Blog

Say “No” to Paper for Inspection Reporting

It might not be as sexy as losing ten pounds this January, but giving up paper reporting in 2016 can literally save you hundreds of hours this year. Our survey1 of home inspectors found that 1/3 were still using paper in some way, shape or form. Some of these inspectors stick just to paper, but [...]

By | December 28th, 2015|Categories: Inspection Reporting Software|0 Comments

Home Inspection Reporting Software Early Release Now Available

A whole and hearty thank you goes out to all of our Alpha Testers and developers today. The HomeHubZone™ Early Adopter (beta) release is now up and available to use for your home inspections! We are super excited to have reached this milestone and are eager to hear what our 100+ Early Adopters have to [...]

By | December 18th, 2015|Categories: Inspection Reporting Software, Startup|0 Comments

Survey: Help Us Serve You Better

We want to make sure that we are providing you and your home inspection business valuable tools and information in the format that you prefer. Can you please take a few minutes to answer a short survey to help us serve you better? Respond by Sunday, December 6th to be entered to win a $50 [...]

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|Categories: Inspection Reporting Software, Startup|Tags: |0 Comments

5 Ways to Boost Your Marketing With Yelp

Some people may love it, others hate it, but everyone has an opinion when it comes to Yelp. If you have been resisting putting your home inspection business on Yelp, or are just starting out and want to get your name out there, it’s time to claim your free listing and start entering your information. [...]

By | November 16th, 2015|Categories: Advertising, Marketing, SEO|Tags: , , , |0 Comments

Creating a Home Inspection Report: How Much Time is Too Much Time?

There were a few things we really wanted to understand when we were contemplating building a new home inspection reporting system. Knowing how much time the average home inspector was taking to complete a report, before and after the actual inspection, was tops on our must-know list. If you want to create a better solution, [...]

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|Categories: Technology|Tags: , , |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|Categories: Technology|Tags: |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|Categories: Startup|Tags: , , , |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|Categories: Inspection Reporting Software, Startup|0 Comments