Global Property Inspections

It’s Never Too Late to Change Careers

Frustrated with the corporate grind or tired of working for someone else, encore entrepreneurs — those over 50 who plan on working through their retirement — are looking at changing careers by going into business for themselves. Oftentimes, this involves starting a franchise business. According to the Small Business Administration (SBA), one in four individuals between Continue Reading »

The Outlook for Franchising in 2015

If you’re considering starting your own business, then you may already know that you want to buy a franchise. After all, a franchise offers many benefits, including the following: Start your company with an established brand and a positive reputation Increase the chance of your success and become profitable faster Use a proven business model, Continue Reading »

Consider Home Inspection When Looking for a Rewarding Career

Are you uncertain about your career path? Perhaps you are deciding on the field you wish to enter, or maybe you are considering a career change. A career as a home inspector can secure your future in an exciting and rewarding industry. As the housing market recovers and home construction and sales increase, the demand Continue Reading »

Give Your Career a Second Wind

You’ve retired. That’s supposed to be the end of working, right? But now you’re bored, or you’re feeling unfulfilled, or golf and gardening aren’t actually as much fun as you’d imagined. Maybe money is tighter than you had expected and you need additional income. Whatever the reason, you’ve gotten a second wind in the career Continue Reading »

Franchise Business Review Names National Property Inspections a Top Low-Cost Franchise

National Property Inspections, Inc., is proud to be named a top low-cost franchise opportunity by Franchise Business Review for the second year in a row. To be included on the list, a franchise must cost less than $100,000 and must adhere to the publication’s recommended best practices. The list of top opportunities includes the low-cost Continue Reading »

National Property Inspections, Inc.: The Genesis of a Franchise Business

By Roland Bates, President, NPI/GPI New franchisees oftentimes ask me how I first started National Property Inspections, Inc. Hopefully the following information will be helpful for anyone thinking of starting any type of business and certainly to someone thinking about franchising their business. Just to preface things a little, when I first started this business Continue Reading »

Why Choose Our Franchise?

You’ve decided that property inspection is right for you, and you know you want start your business as a franchise. The next step is to choose the franchise system that is right for you. But which one is that? One of the factors you should consider is franchisee satisfaction: How satisfied are the franchisors current Continue Reading »

National Property Inspections 2015 Franchisee Survey Reveals Strong Satisfaction

In February and March, National Property Inspections, Inc., participated in an independent franchisee satisfaction survey conducted by Franchise Business Review. We scored 4.1 out of 5.0 and outperformed others in its industry, showing high franchisee satisfaction. NPI received the same score in our 2014 survey. Some of the highlights of this year’s survey include the following: Nearly 95 percent Continue Reading »

3 Tips for Building Your NPI/GPI Franchise

So, you’re interested in a National Property Inspections or Global Property Inspections franchise? The rewards can be tremendous: earning a great income, choosing your own schedule, having a better work-life balance. You should also plan for growth and follow a few simple tips, which we offer here. Follow Our Playbook. We’ve been franchising since 1987, 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 »