How to Become a Home Inspector in West Virginia
- Complete Your Education.
Have high school diploma or GED.
- Complete Classroom Home Inspector Training.
Complete 80 hours of approved home inspection CLASSROOM training.
- Take the NHIE.
Pass the NHIE (National Home Inspectors Exam).
- Get a Background Check.
You must pass a criminal background check to become a home inspector in.
- Get Liability Insurance.
Obtain E&O and Liability insurance - Check out our home inspector's insurance page!
- Get a Business License.
You must obtain a West Virginia business license from the West Virginia Department of Tax & Revenue.
The process of becoming a qualified home inspector is simple. All American Training Institute’s (ATI) courses provide real-world experiences to fully prepare and qualify you for your home inspection career. In West Virginia home inspectors are regulated and certified by the West Virginia Office of the State Fire Marshal.
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How Much Does a Home Inspector Make in West Virginia?
The average annual salary for a home inspector in the state of West Virginia is $43,710 per year or $21.01 per hour. Of course, if average is your goal, you won’t be self employed for long. You stand to make much more when you become the BEST.
How Long Does it Take to Become a Home Inspector in West Virginia?
It may take a few weeks or a few months. It’s up to you. Getting certified or licensed may only take days, but that’s not BECOMING a home inspector. Take ATI Training online courses at your own pace. The best way to become a home inspector the fastest in the state of West Virginia is to start NOW.
How do I Get Home Inspector Insurance in West Virginia?
ATI/OREP's home inspector insurance is the best in West Virginia. We've got you covered on getting E&O insurance, general liability insurance and even health & dental. Home inspector insurance keeps you safe, makes you money and keeps things that way. Get home inspector insurance now, or wish you had later—the choice is yours.
How to Start a Home Inspection Business in West Virginia
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Home Inspector Exam Prep in West Virginia
ATI Training prepares you for the NHIE using more than just a free online home inspector practice test. With our hands-on training experiences, we’ll provide real knowledge you can use beyond the confines of a written exam. We stay with you long after you receive your certification by offering continued education opportunities, marketing materials & more.
Currently our course in the process of approval, however, our home inspection course will fully prepare you to pass the required examinations. No matter what city you will be inspecting in; Charleston, Clarksburg, Huntington, Martinsburg or Morgantown our courses will fully prepare you for what you will encounter while performing home inspections in West Virginia.