Franchising

Should I Start My Own Business or Buy a Franchise?

You have reached a point in your life that brings you to making a decision about your career. You know what kind of work you want to do, and you know you want your own business. Now you are down to the final decision of choosing to start a business or buy a franchise. What Continue Reading »

Atlanta Franchise Owner Wins NPI/GPI Franchise of the Year

National Property Inspections, Inc., is pleased to announce that NPI franchise owner Bob McDonough of Atlanta is the winner of the NPI/GPI 2015 Franchise of the Year Award. “Having started my inspection business with NPI in 2008, at the beginning of the real estate disaster, I am extremely proud of the accomplishments of my team Continue Reading »

What You Need to Know Before Signing a Franchise Agreement

When you decide to become an entrepreneur, making the investment in your financial future can be a big decision. Your thought process should be thorough and precise before you make the final choice about how you will invest your money and time. Some people may choose to start their own businesses and create their own Continue Reading »

NPI/GPI Named a Top 100 Franchise for Veterans

National Property Inspections, Inc., parent company of National Property Inspections in the United States and Global Property Inspections in Canada, is pleased to announce our inclusion in Franchise Business Review’s 2015 Top Franchises for Veterans special report. The report highlights the 100 franchise companies rated highest in franchisee satisfaction by military veterans who were surveyed. Franchise Continue Reading »

Baby Boomers Turn to Franchising During Retirement

Over the next 15 years, baby boomers will be turning 65 and will account for 20 percent of the U.S. population. That means a huge wave of people retiring from their current jobs. For some, retirement will mean taking it easy and relaxing. But for many, retirement is an opportunity to embark on a new Continue Reading »

What Skills Do I Need to Become a Property Inspector?

If you’re looking for career options for your first career or your next career, then property inspection may pique your interest. As one of the leading property inspection franchisors, National Property Inspections and Global Property Inspections have franchise owners from a wide variety of backgrounds. Here are the top four skills you’ll need to become Continue Reading »

Choosing the Right Franchisor

Do you find yourself thinking that you are just not where you want to be in life? Maybe your daily work routine is too monotonous and you need to do something else. Or have you come to the conclusion that you really want to make an investment in your life, to discover and flourish your Continue Reading »

What to Know Before You Buy a Franchise

You made your decision and have evaluated the franchise you want to purchase. You are ready to make the investment and complete the required training to start your business. Before you make a final commitment, you should check out two things: the FTC and the FDD. Let’s look at what each of these acronyms stand Continue Reading »

When Choosing a Franchisor, Consider These Things

By Roland Bates, President, NPI/GPI National Property Inspections and Global Property Inspections have been training and supporting franchise owners for a long time — nearly 30 years — and we always have our ears open as to what our competitors in the property inspection franchising industry are doing. We also pay attention to what other Continue Reading »

Learn How to Start Your Own Home Inspection Business

If you’re frustrated with the corporate grind, tired of working for someone else or ready to put your entrepreneurial spirit to work, then you may be thinking of starting your own business. If you already know what business you want to go into, then you’re lucky. For many others who are searching for business ideas Continue Reading »