Inspect Abode offers residential home inspector services in Eugene, OR. Inspect Abode offers home inspections complete, along with additional services, such as electromagnetic field testing and radon test. The service will be available to both buyers and sellers. The majority of sales will come from real estate agents who will have entered into strategic relationships with Inspect A-bode.
In order to reach projected profitability, the company’s two major goals are the utilization/reference of Inspect A-bode in at least five of the top 15 real estate brokers in the area, and to increase the number of clients sold by 20% per year.
The company will be owned and operated solely by Mr. Chek Dominicile. Mr. Domisile, has 12 years of industry experience. These years of experience will be leveraged to develop a competitive advantage, along with an unapproachable level of professionalism.
Selle Domisile is Chek’s wife and will be a paid advisor. Selle is a residential realtor and has been for 10 years. She will make sure that her existing relationships are used to refer people to Inspect A Bode. The company doesn’t plan to hire additional employees, and all accounting and bookkeeping will be outsourced.
The company offers a range of inspection services. These include foundation inspections to look for cracks, settlement and moisture influx. Check for leaks and damage to plumbing, as well as checking for proper water pressure. An electrical inspection is performed by the company to check for shorts, loose wires, shock/fire hazards, and the proper operation of Ground Fault Interrupt (GFI), receptacles. A house’s interior inspection will determine whether it has adequate heating and insulation, ventilation as well as vapor barriers, dry-rot, pest infestations, and other carbon dioxide hazards. Other services include radon testing and electromagnetic field testing.
The cost of the entire service is between $200 and $400, depending on the size of the home, layout, or any special areas like a swimming pool that require extra attention.
Eugene’s home inspection market is fairly large with about 20 companies. The majority of companies are small, offering a very standard service. Items are also inspected in the same way as their price.
Inspect Abode will concentrate on two groups of customers. The first is real estate agents. Agents will be able to refer Inspect A-bode clients through strategic relationships.
Individual sellers and buyers can also be targeted by inspect A-bode. Each group has something to gain from having an inspection performed on the property they wish to buy/sell. Inspect A-bode will target these groups through focused advertisements providing visibility of Inspect A-bode.
The company will be launching an advertising campaign in publications that home buyers are typically reading, as well as in the Yellow Pages.
The following are A-bode’s goals for the first three year of operation:
- To create a service-oriented business that surpasses customer expectations.
- The utilization/reference of Inspect A-bode in at least five of the top 15 real estate brokers as listed in the Eugene Chamber of Commerce book of lists.
- Superior performance will increase the number clients sold by 20% each year.
- To develop a sustainable home business.
Inspect Abode’s mission to provide residential home inspections at the highest level possible is ours. This maxim will guide everything else. Our services will meet or exceed customer expectations.