Do I need insurance? If so, what kind?
It is typically in the inspector’s best interest to carry general liability and E&O insurance. Additionally, many clients will not entertain a proposal without some form of insurance protection.
Some will ask to be listed as an additionally insured on your policy, including your client, seller, property manager, or broker. The What to Do When the Owner of a Commercial Property Asks the Inspector for a Copy of the Inspector’s Certificate of Insurance or Asks to Be Named as an Additional Insured article provides additional information about this situation.Question Category: Operations/Proposals and Agreements
Is there a commercial property inspection proposal template available?
Do I need to provide my clients with a copy of the ComSOP?
Inspectors are not required to provide their clients with a copy of the ComSOP. However, it is typically in their best interest if it is mentioned at a minimum in the proposal and inspection agreement. When beginning your business, it is best to consult with local council for further advice and guidance.Question Category: Operations/Proposals and Agreements