Let me go at this from my end, inspections,,, I can promote and promote, and do 25 a week plus,, I have done this in the past,,
but, figure the cost? and taxes?
you leave on Monday morning, sometimes Sunday evening, and come in on Friday night,, David has helped me a few times "get home" keeping me awake on the long drive home,,,, YOU ARE A GOOD MAN, MR. HUNT!,,,,
if I spend 14 hours a day on the road, and do , lets say, five a day,, at 150 per,,, does that sound like a lot of money? but, break it down,,, what is that, $750 a day? but, wait, we don't always get 150 per, to do that many, we may have to work for a brokerage service at 100 per claim, no matter, lets stay on the high end,,,
750 a day, or, lets say, more realistic, 3000 a week, but, add in to that Mon - Fri schedule of 70 hours, another 16 to 18 hours writting reports on the weekend, and making calls to schedule the next week,,, how many hours am I working?
what else can I add to this?
so, maybe, after all this, I net, maybe, lets say, 1200? for, 80 plus hours of work?
gee, maybe I make 15 an hour,,
now, if I cut the travel, the motel rooms by limiting my territory, cut out eating out, less gas, less maint. for my car,,, and my taxes goes down with less volumn,,, I can do 10 to 12 a week within a hundred miles of my house, and guess what, I make just about the same! and, at only about 40 hours a week, and, I have a life again,,,, I think one of the biggest things you guys can learn from David is not how to work, but, how to "work smarter" to make more... for some reason, all of us in this biz seem not to use our minds to much sometimes,,, maybe, we should listen and think, work smarter, work better, better quality, make more,,, David, is some of what I saying/asking what you are also talking about or am I off on another wild ride thru the dark night of an old hippie,,,,
now, my point, why not do fewer for more money for people who pay more?
The mills control the price of inspections, so, why not move away from them? I am,,, and enjoying it more and more!