Show Me The Money

showmethemoneyI hear all the time from home inspectors who are convinced that it is best to just accept payment once the home inspection is completed and never before.  The primary reasons they give me are, either,  “If there are changes to the home inspection at the time of inspection, then I don’t have to go back and adjust the transaction (i.e. give a partial refund or run the card for additional money)” or “If the home inspection gets cancelled, I don’t have to go back and give the customer a refund.”  These are both completely valid points.  However, receiving payment before the inspection is a “best practice”… Continue reading “Show Me The Money”

To Square or Not To Square for Home Inspectors

paymentjackThe introduction of mobile payment options, like Square, have changed the landscape of credit card processing.  The question is, as a home inspector, is Square type of account right for you?  In this article, we will discuss the pros and cons of Square as well as other options that you, as a home inspector, may want to take a look at.

The first question you want to ask yourself when considering if a Square type of account is right for you, is…. Continue reading “To Square or Not To Square for Home Inspectors”

T4220 Upgrade Program

Dear Valued Merchants,

CreateThumbNail (3)As you may know, the Hypercom 4200 series terminal software certificate will expire October 2015. In order to help our merchants with the transition of their outdated equipment, Total is launching a terminal Upgrade Program.

Total Merchant Services recently made a significant investment by purchasing all new Ingenico terminals for our Terminal Placement Program. The Ingenico iCT220 is EMV ready and can accept all NFC payment types like Apple Pay, Google Wallet and Samsung Pay. They also feature….. Continue reading “T4220 Upgrade Program”