Major real estate companies (EXIT Realty, Coldwell Banker) charging fees to put home inspectors on their referral list. Do these companies not make enough money charging commissions! Real estate companies are creating their own little monopoly. They get three to six inspectors paying anywhere from $150 to $300 a month. If you’re not on the list the agent can’t give out your card, nor will your card be available at the main office for hand out to walk in clients.
This is not only wrong but will lead the new home buyers down a path for an inside deal for inspections. Realtors will now be leading the home inspector so they can stay on the list.
Just another hand in the pockets of a small America business. Just another payoff in the USA.
What’s your thoughts?