Category: Home Inspection

My attendance is incorrect; how do I get this fixed?

You can call Student Services at 1-888-HONDROS (466-3767) and one of our Student Services Associates will be happy to help you.
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Does the program help me pass the licensing exam?

Absolutely! We have built our reputation on great instructors, great courses, and great prep to pass licensing exams. We will get you there successfully, and efficiently. Our curriculum is built around the specific requirements recommended by the OHIB and our comprehensive textbooks are written by t...
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Why Become A Home Inspector?

As a Licensed Home Inspector, you can dictate your schedule and be your own boss! Gross annual full-time income of around $70K About 75% of home inspectors work for themselves. You’ll stay busy, too, as nearly 90% of homes sold in the United States involve an inspection.
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What should I do if I am currently working as a Home Inspector in Ohio but not yet licensed?

The most important consideration is to be prepared so you do not miss time conducting business when the licensing laws go into effect. As the OHIB rules currently await approval, ODRE encourages all potential new home inspectors, and current home inspectors that did not qualify under the “grandfathe...
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How can I be sure a career in home inspection is right for me?

We encourage you to review your career objectives and what you are hoping to achieve with your career path. Discuss the pros and cons with someone who knows first-hand what the industry is like and then make your decision. Attend a Virtual Open House to learn more about a day in the life of a home i...
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Will I be able to purchase an extension for my online Hondros insurance course after the 6 month timeframe?

No, we will not be allowing extensions on these products after 6 months, but you will be able to purchase a new course through XCEL. We strongly encourage students to complete within the 6-month timeframe so as to eliminate duplicate effort.
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How do I get started with the pre-licensing education?

As an institution of higher education in the State of Ohio, Hondros College is the best place to start! We’ve been helping active, busy adults get the professional education they need to successfully launch their home inspection business for over 30 years. With the new licensing requirements, we’re ...
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What are the most effective study tips to help me finish on time?

Create a reasonable and attainable completion goal. Keep up with your studies until all the elements of the course have been completed. Register for your state examination as to help you remain on target.
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What is required to become a Home Inspector?

To apply for your Ohio Home Inspector’s License, the Ohio Division of Real Estate and Professional Licensing requires you to complete 80 hours of approved home inspector education, via an online setting or a classroom/Livestream setting. Qualifying education covers the following topics: Build...
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How long will it take me to complete the 80-hour course?

You decide! We’ve built in flexibility allowing you to complete the 32 hours of online-self-study coursework at your convenience. The 6 days of instructor-led Livestream classes (48 hours) are scheduled monthly including Monday-Tuesday-Wednesday classes for 2 consecutive weeks. We encourage students...
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