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Why Do You Need UAS Insurance for your Inspector Tools?

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Drone usage is not just a trend in the insurance and telecommunications industries.  In August 2016, the FAA approved the usage of drones for commercial use.  Often, the unmanned aircraft systems (UAS), are used in areas that are difficult or dangerous for people to inspect, such as condemned buildings, new construction, damaged roofs and collapsed […]

Why Should You Carry Insurance As A Home Inspector?

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Carrying Errors and Omissions (E&O) and General Liability (GL) insurance as a home and/or building inspector is important contrary to what some people might tell you.  Like any form of insurance, E&O and GL are designed to protect you from unforeseen or unintended circumstances that result in some sort of loss or hardship for others.  […]

Tools/Equipment and Physical Drone Coverage

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Make sure you get coverage for your tools and equipment! EliteMGA, LLC now offers a policy starting at $250, covering $10,000 in your daily tools. This includes leased and rented items too. This will cover your ladders, cameras, iPads/tablets, laptops and other items inspectors carry from site to site. Other examples: Dropping the camera from the roof while […]

Getting to Know Ben – Elite MGA’s National Program Director

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Meet Ben Garrison, EliteMGA’s National Program Director. Ben has served at EliteMGA since April 2013 and has over 11 years working with home inspectors across the country helping to manage their risk through various insurance strategies.  Prior to joining Elite, he worked as Vice President of Sales for FREA, located in San Diego California, which […]

Dan Huber, Distinguished Inspections Industry Expert and CEO of ISN

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Dan Huber is the co-foudan-hubernder and CEO of Inspection Support Network (ISN), a global leader in connecting, streamlining, and automating any aspects of operating an inspection company. Not only does he have more than 25 years of training inspectors and real estate agents, but he was also a top producing real estate agents, earning him a membership in the RE/MAX Hall of Fame.

Postponed: Don’t’ Risk Your Business and Attend a Risk Management Seminar

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Attention: This event will be rescheduled due to the winter storm.  The reschedule date will be confirmed on March 17th, 2017. On March 14th & 15th at 8:30am to 12:00pm, one of EliteMGA’s partners, Inspector Claim Assist, will be hosting a continuing education event at the Philadelphia Navy Yard covering Inspector’s Risk Mangagement.  At the […]

Top Answers to Get the Job: Home Inspectors

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It is important to answer honestly and calmly display your expertise to alleviate unnecessary anxiety. At Elite InspectorInsure, we understand that it is hard enough to be an expert in your field, but having to “sell yourself” adds another layer of difficulty to the situation.

Be In The Know: Important E&O and General Liability Insurance Requirements

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  What Are the E&O and General Liability Insurance Requirements for Home Inspectors?Many professionals in service occupations are required to carry various types of insurance.  Professional home inspectors have similar requirements that also include a type of professional liability insurance known as errors and omissions insurance, often referred to as “E&O insurance.” We’ll look at […]

Get Ready to Inspectivize: Giving Home Inspectors and Home Owners Power

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New Home Inspectors App for Inspectors and Owners Makes Life Easier! Having a consistent flow of clients as a home inspector is difficult. The inspector may have great credentials, be properly certified, and have good E & O insurance, but getting people to call you can be the biggest barrier as a home inspector. Advertising […]

Avoiding Summer Home Inspection Dangers

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While winter can pose some specific dangers to a home inspector, summer is the time of year with the most hidden dangers that can pose a risk to safety and wellbeing if they are not prepared. Here are some of the biggest summer home inspection dangers and ways to avoid them. The Heat One of […]