Spectora Spotlight with Kevin Wagstaff
Why staying small can be very profitable in home inspections - Zac Knoblauch

Why staying small can be very profitable in home inspections - Zac Knoblauch

May 21, 2022

In this month's Spectora Spotlight, Zac Knoblauch talks about staying small and the benefits of running a very profitable 1 man home inspection company.

They also get into:

  • Importance of websites, branding and social media
  • The economy and slowdown
  • Tacos 🌮
  • Reports
  • Spectora Connect and the future of subscription revenue for inspectors

You can connect with Zac at his website or on his Instagram account.

 

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Conquering your local market, using social media & future state of the industry

Conquering your local market, using social media & future state of the industry

April 29, 2022

Adam is on the first team nice guy list in the home inspection industry. Adam has a thoughtful chat with Kevin about using social media & CRMs, his small town approach and how he sees his company helping homeowners past the inspection.

They also get into:

- How Actions is the best thing that happened to him (Spectora Advanced)

- Future state of the industry

- Websites, communication & efficiency

- You can get in touch with Adam at his website

 

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Taking a journey through the first year as a home inspector

Taking a journey through the first year as a home inspector

April 27, 2022

Josh tells Kevin his story of getting into the home inspection industry, the ups and downs and how he approaches client service, empathy and buyer psychology.

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Inspecting million dollar 2nd homes + firing crazy people

Inspecting million dollar 2nd homes + firing crazy people

March 21, 2022

This was a fun conversation with Stephen Saturno out of Lake Tahoe/Truckee, CA. We get into a few fun topics:

  • What it's like inspecting million dollar/2nd homes
  • Charging higher prices
  • Dealing with unreasonable clients
  • Handling growth & hiring
  • The future of the industry

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You can’t grow your way out of a bad business model - Hyde Anderson

You can’t grow your way out of a bad business model - Hyde Anderson

March 11, 2022

Hyde is one of the clear thinkers in the industry. He has a vision for scalable growth and has accomplished a ton in 5 years.

Kevin and Hyde cover SO much in this one, so buckle in.

  • "Chuck in a truck days
  • Early days of using Spectora
  • Growth lessons and do-overs
  • Get your marketing and branding game tight
  • Never repeat yourself
  • How using Spectora landed 1000 inspections
  • IEB and the future of the industry
  • Contractor referrals

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🤯 Getting to a $650 average home inspection price

🤯 Getting to a $650 average home inspection price

March 4, 2022

Phil is back! And he brings the heat again.

Phil gives us a business update and how he's building his culture of obsessive client service and what that means to him.

They also get into:

- How his average home inspection price is $650

- What the 70 Google Review mark meant for him

- Being a human and connecting with agents over social media

 

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Calling all building performance and home energy nerds!

Calling all building performance and home energy nerds!

February 11, 2022

On episode #85, Kevin talks with Jonathan Gach of Energy Home Inspection out of Saluda, North Carolina.

They talk building performance, home energy and how he thinks about the role of those types of inspections within his main inspection business.

They also get into some websites, Actions and the future of the industry!

You can find Jonathan at his website - https://www.EnergyHomeInspection.com

 

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STOP doing this in 2022 when dealing with agents - Realtor Perspective

STOP doing this in 2022 when dealing with agents - Realtor Perspective

January 5, 2022

This might be the most helpful episode yet!

Kevin talks to 2 top producing real estate agents, Jenn Kessel-White and Kim Purdy-Valdez about what home inspectors need to STOP doing when trying to network with them, as well as what they LOVE about certain home inspectors.

Kim and Jenn bring it - they are candid, knowledgable and full of life.

Other topics covered:

  • Current market conditions and how buyers are responding
  • The worst thing new home inspectors can do to win their business
  • What home inspectors should do to get their foot in the door
  • How home inspectors can better set client expectations
  • Their thought process throughout the home inspection

You can find Jenn on Instagram @welcomehome614 or her website - https://lkwhometeam.com/

You can find Kim on Instagram @purdyyogarealtor or her website - https://kim-purdy-valdez.business.site/

 

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🧐 Why you should care about Spectora NextGen - James & Megan

🧐 Why you should care about Spectora NextGen - James & Megan

December 15, 2021

Curious what all the hype around NextGen is about? Hear directly from our Product Managers and the guy who built the new mobile app about how NextGen benefits you and your business.

Through a beautiful and fast mobile app, new client portal and solid infrastructure, you'll be just as pumped as we are about the future of home inspection technology.

Want the YouTube version? Click here to watch the interview.

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Not Asking Questions is Hearing No - Joe Neese

Not Asking Questions is Hearing No - Joe Neese

December 14, 2021

On episode #82, Kevin talks with Joe Neese of S4 Inspections out of Issaquah, Washington.

Joe tells his story of being an "industry outsider" and using his practical sales background to win over agents. He also talks about differentiation and minding the details that add up to a wonderful client experience.

🗣 Talk to a real person about Spectora: https://bit.ly/2Xk1r48
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