“Upon Further Inspection” – Texas Realtor Magazine Article

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“Upon Further Inspection” – Texas Realtor Magazine Article

What you don’t know about home inspectors

Upon further inspection, you would find that I enjoy reading, writing, working online, web design, social media, SEO consulting and, raising Texas Longhorn Cattle. An odd and somewhat unrelated range of subjects I know. On the subject of writing, I was asked by Texas Realtor Magazine to right an article about some of the ways in which home inspectors and real estate agents are alike. So I did. And, I hope you will take the time to read my printed article in the Texas Realtor Magazine or the Online PDF Version.

 

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David Selman
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Phone: 469-371-3228 
Email: david@SelmanHomeInspections.com

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Larry Lawfer
YourStories Realty Group - Westwood, MA
"I listen for a living." It's all about you.

You are kicking it good here David.  Sharing such important information makes you one of my trusted resources. Thanks for your posts

May 15, 2010 11:44 AM #1
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Teral McDowell
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Good article, David, I think I saw it on Facebook but I am glad to see you in the Rain too.

May 15, 2010 04:44 PM #2
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Karen Otto
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Great PR David! Congratulations on your article!

May 16, 2010 09:14 PM #3
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Chris Wechner
CW Health Inc - Waterford, MI

David Selman (Selman Home Inspections): Good article, David.  At first, I saw page 33, and I got nervous.  Then I realized that YOUR story BEGAN on page 33.  (Actually, it was 32, but my Adobe was acting strangely.)

Here's a question...Within your article, you mention that real estate agents SHOULD attend, at least, part of the home inspection.  About what percentage of them actually do?

Jun 29, 2010 01:00 AM #4
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David Selman
Selman Home Inspections, Inc. - Dallas, TX
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Chris, in my experience less than 10 percent of agents attend the home inspection. Out of all of the agents who refer me to their clients, only 2 regularly attend the home inspection.

Jun 29, 2010 08:45 AM #5
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Chris Wechner
CW Health Inc - Waterford, MI

LESS than 10 Percent?  I'm not an agent, but....WOW!

 

As for the agents that know your work, I can probably make a case for them.  There isn't any need to "assist" you with the inspection.  However, I agree with you that it might make the clients they represent feel much better.

Thanks for your feedback, David.

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Well I guess I don't have to spend the weekend fuiginrg this one out!
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