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The Complete Idiot's Guide® To Low-Cost Startups by Gail Margolies Reid

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Home Inspector

Estimated startup costs: $1,000
Estimated first-year revenue: $50,000-$75,000
Home inspection is a great source of revenue and is a business that you can run cost-effectively. Like some of the other startups discussed in this book, it is much simpler to launch a low-cost home-inspection company if you have already taken the certification training and have experience working for someone else before starting your own company. If this is not your situation, you will need good financing to limit your intial cash outlay to $1,000. However, the potential earning power of this startup is so good that we have included it here for you to consider.
The main goal of a residential home inspector is to conduct a visual examination of a ...

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