Spectora Spotlight with Kevin Wagstaff
Going Out on Your Own, Gen Z Advice & Bears in 7M Houses - Gabe Deiro

Going Out on Your Own, Gen Z Advice & Bears in 7M Houses - Gabe Deiro

November 17, 2022

Gabe is on the young side of home inspectors...but don't let that fool you. He's using it to his advantage. This was a great interview where Kevin and Gabe talk about:

  • Going out on your own after working for a company
  • Being a good employee
  • Advantages of being Gen Z
  • Home inspections are a good living if you do it right
  • Crazy story about a bear and a $7M house

 

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Gettin Awkward with Agents, Open Houses & Vulnerability - Bryan Zionskowski

Gettin Awkward with Agents, Open Houses & Vulnerability - Bryan Zionskowski

November 7, 2022

This episode was a treat with Bryan. He is off to a monster start in the business and his mindset drives his success. We talk about:

- Some amazing mindset books to read

- How to talk to agents at open houses

- Being vulnerable

- Using Instagram to win

- Other types of inspections

- Branding 101

 

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Why Veterans thrive in the home inspection industry - Howard Burch

Why Veterans thrive in the home inspection industry - Howard Burch

October 31, 2022

Howard wins the best mic contest. He also is a refreshing first year, veteran inspector that exceeded all traditional expectations through dedication, practicality and creativity! He and Kevin get into so much including:

  • Being a millennial in the business
  • Why veterans do so well in home inspections
  • Outsourcing
  • Dedication >>> Motivation
  • AI writing tools
  • Content, content, content
  • Using a VA

 

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Using Insta + Advanced to grow in a recession - Eric Harmon

Using Insta + Advanced to grow in a recession - Eric Harmon

October 3, 2022

Eric Harmon is easy to root for. A practical guy that tracks his numbers and goes with what works. Simple right?

He drops lots of juicy nuggets in this one:

- His origin story

- How he got inspection #1

- Using IG to get 34% of his agents

- Using local contractors as a differentiator

- Making thousands more a month from 1 upsell email

 

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How to use Instagram and breakfast to get inspections - Blaine Wallace Interview

How to use Instagram and breakfast to get inspections - Blaine Wallace Interview

September 30, 2022

Blaine Wallace keeps it fun and creative.

He brings the knowledge on how he used Instagram to his benefit (still does) and how breakfast meetings helped him scale up.

We get into more amazing topics for new inspectors:

  • How and why he doesn't like going to offices
  • How he gets all online bookings and no phone calls
  • Mentorship
  • How to explain defects smoothly

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Do you KYN home inspectors?! JT back again to drop wisdom…

Do you KYN home inspectors?! JT back again to drop wisdom…

July 28, 2022

JT is always a treat. He's one of those guys that seems like he's got it all figured out. This time we get into:  

  • His acceptance into the Enterprise level of IEB
  • Using Spectora Advanced for both of his companies
  • Self-improvement
  • KYN (Know Your Numbers!)
  • Training & personality assessments
  • How he's thinking about growth, digital vs. Realtors

If you want to see JT's impressive companies, you can find them below:

Central Florida Building Inspectors: www.cfbinspect.com
Elite Mold Services: www.moldinspect.org
”Let me be your 3rd inspector” - Trish Wise on content, Google Reviews & more

”Let me be your 3rd inspector” - Trish Wise on content, Google Reviews & more

July 21, 2022

Trish is practical and effective. She got agent lists, created content, did "fireside chats" and got Google Reviews! And she's building an amazing business up in Canada. Listen in and Kevin and Trish talk about her first inspection, getting a big ole list of agents, creating content, training and more!

 

You can connect with Trish at her website - https://www.wiseonhomeinspections.com/ or wiseonhomeinspections@gmail.com

Your clients want a home consultant! See how Inspect Canada handles their biz

Your clients want a home consultant! See how Inspect Canada handles their biz

July 7, 2022

In this month's Spectora Spotlight, we got the Inspect Canada team to talk about their journey in the Canadian home inspection market, creating content to grow and how to wow client's with true home consultant services.

You can connect with Dave and his team at their website - https://inspect.ca/

 

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Recession proofing your business through partnerships - Spectora Team

Recession proofing your business through partnerships - Spectora Team

June 2, 2022

On today's episode we have special guests Mike Wagstaff and Liz Devine. You know Mike (co-founder and CEO) but Liz is a talented Product Manager at Spectora that's running our partnerships program. We have always been all about looking forward and finding ways to elevate our industry. This is one of the ways our industry is transforming in real time. 

They talk about:

  • The state of the industry and how it relates to clients, data, leads and monetization for inspectors
  • Spectora's stance on ethical ways home inspectors can and should benefit
  • The needs of the modern homebuyer
  • How our industry will evolve in the coming years and how you can be ahead of the curve

What do you think about the future? How can we position and protect home inspectors by participating in this sea change? Shoot Liz an email with what you think at Liz@Spectora.com or write into our chat, we'd love to hear your thoughts.

5 takeaways from the IEB Unite home inspector conference - Mini episode

5 takeaways from the IEB Unite home inspector conference - Mini episode

May 21, 2022

The Spectora team always enjoys being a sponsor at the IEB Unite conference. What the team enjoys the most is sitting in on the sessions and soaking up the knowledge of the biggest and best in the industry.

Kevin gives you his 5 key takeaways from his notes on the conference.

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