About Kathleen Kuhn

Kathleen Kuhn is President of HouseMaster, the original home inspection franchise. She oversees an organization with more than 315 franchise locations across the U.S. and Canada.

5 Myths about the Home Inspection Business

It’s estimated that there are more than 25,000 home inspection businesses in the U.S. alone. Home inspections as a career or business opportunity can be very appealing – it offers flexibility, challenges, the chance to be your own boss, and the satisfaction of helping others. And, despite the many disruptors facing real estate, home inspections

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5 questions to ask before hiring a home inspector

Fifty years ago, only one in 50 homes were inspected before a sale. We have since seen a seismic shift in pre-sale inspections,

Negotiate with confidence, learn about the property

Buying a house is thrilling. Every home sale could mean that new owners take over the house of their dreams, or past owners can move on to explore new opportunities. But before the sale is complete and the contract final, there’s often a crucial step for the potential new owners: a home inspection. This process

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How to handle unexpected discoveries during an inspection

Sometimes inspections reveal a few unwanted surprises; here are some tips on how to handle it with a client Your clients have decided to sell. They’re eager to make their home look its best, get it on the market and, of course, receive top dollar for their property. Maybe they’ve done some landscaping or finally

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6 Lead Nurturing Strategies for Real Estate Agents

Sales is an integral part of real estate, but it isn’t everything. Given the nature of the business though, it can be tempting to spend too much time focusing only on the numbers game, while neglecting the most crucial part of the process: relationship building and customer service. No matter the industry, the true sales

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4 Things to Know About the Biggest Home Buying Group

Millennials have grown up in front of our very eyes. Perhaps surprisingly, the generation born in the 1980s and 1990s has been the most active segment of home buyers compared to other generations for five straight years, according to a study from the National Association of Realtors. But some real estate agents may see working

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5 Tips for Selling Smaller Homes

Bigger isn’t always better in real estate. While some buyers may really value the square footage of a home, there are a number of buyers who may

5 Tips for Real Estate Pros Looking to Exceed Client Expectations

What separates good real estate professionals from great ones is straightforward: their dedication to serving clients and building relationships that help them land more of them.

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