Home inventory businesses are springing up everywhere these days. And theyíre great business opportunities you can work at either part-time or full-time and still make a great deal of money.
So what is a home inventory business? Itís exactly what it says. Itís where a person goes into a home or business and inventories all valuable items for insurance purposes. In a home environment, they look at art, furniture, jewelry, and other things that have value to person owning home. In a business one, they look at equipment, supplies, etc. They record all these things and then set a dollar amount on what these things are worth.
A home inventory business helps homeowners, business owners, and insurance companies tremendously by providing this service. As an impartial professional who knows just how much that quilt your great-grandmother made or that European water purifying system you had installed at your business is truly worth, insurance companies know how to advise you on insuring your home or business.
Should something happen like a fire and you lose everything, record provided by an inventory business provides everyone involved information they need on payouts. Now, you canít just open a home inventory business. Most states require you to obtain a license or certfication in order to operate a home inventory business. And even if they donít, insurance companies will. Since this is a fairly new field for independent contractors, state regulations are changing rapidly.
Before you start, you have to know what regulations are for your state. A good place to start your research is with your stateís Insurance Commissioner. That office can point you in direction you need to go to obtain proper certifications in order for you to proceed in pursuing your home inventory business opportunity.
Also, there are many courses available for you to take so that you can start one of hot home inventory businesses. You can find them at your local colleges, community colleges, and online. There are also correspondence courses available. The courses are neither expensive nor difficult.