Monthly Archives: February 2015

National Property Inspections, Inc., Named a Top 500 Franchise by Franchise Grade®

National Property Inspections, Inc., parent company of National Property Inspections in the United States and Global Property Inspections in Canada, is excited to announce that it has been ranked on the Franchise Grade® Top 500 list for 2014-2015.  FranchiseGrade.com ranks the top franchises by measuring past and current success of franchise sectors and specific franchise systems. Continue Reading »

Taking a Risk Paid off Big for Florida Franchise Owner

Tony Marino had worked at the same printing company for 25 years when the company shut down his division despite solid production numbers. From that point on, Marino decided to take a new career path: self-employment. “If I was going to fall on my face,” he said, “it was going to be my own two Continue Reading »

Entrepreneur Magazine Names National Property Inspections, Inc., a Top 500 Franchise of 2015

National Property Inspections, Inc., parent company of National Property Inspections in the United States and Global Property Inspections in Canada, is once again pleased to be included in Entrepreneur Magazine’s Franchise 500®, which ranks the best franchises based on objective, quantifiable measures of a franchise operation. The most important factors in the Franchise 500® formula Continue Reading »

‘Other Property Inspection Companies Weren’t on the Level’

Roger Pigeon didn’t know anything about the home inspection business until he became a customer himself — and a dissatisfied one, at that. Pigeon and his family were relocating to San Diego in 1999 and purchasing a house when they got their first look at the property inspection industry. “I didn’t really know what to Continue Reading »

National Property Inspections Franchisees Welcomes Four New Franchise Owners in January

National Property Inspections, Inc., parent company of National Property Inspections in the United States and Global Property Inspections in Canada, is pleased to announce four new franchise owners in January who will take the NPI brand to new areas: James Dunlap from Anacortes, Washington, will have franchise territory covering Snohomish County in Washington. Gary Hudkins Continue Reading »

Award-winning Franchisee Has Been With NPI More Than 25 Years

In 1988, Ken Helbing was working as a loss control inspector for the insurance industry when he spotted an ad in USA Today for National Property Inspections franchises. In the ad, Helbing saw the opportunity to parlay his skills, experience and education into his own business. “I thought the home inspection industry would be an Continue Reading »

National Property Inspections Named a Top Franchise Opportunity of 2015

NPI/GPI is pleased to announce its inclusion on Franchise Gator’s new list of Top 100 Franchises of 2015. Franchise Gator is one of the largest franchise and business opportunity directories in North America. Franchise Gator’s Top 100 Franchises of 2015 were carefully selected by measuring the quality of a franchise system over time. The rankings are Continue Reading »

South Carolina Franchisee Considers NPI a Partner

Hank Shadwell received his bachelor’s degree in communications and theater. He was looking for a job in television when he decided to start work in construction — specifically electricity. After becoming a master electrician, Shadwell started his own residential and commercial company, Shadwell Electric Company. However, when the commercial construction industry in his hometown collapsed Continue Reading »