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NPI/GPI Prepares to Celebrate 30 Years by Remembering First Franchisee

By Roland Bates, President, NPI/GPI It will soon be 30 years since I sold the first NPI franchise. I am pleased to say that franchisee, Clyde Yost, is still with us. The first franchise is certainly the hardest one to sell. You are selling your idea, and at that point, no one other than you Continue Reading »

Franchisees Find a Bright Future in the Property Inspection Industry

Whether you have construction experience or sales and marketing experience, National Property Inspections, Inc., offers the opportunity for a bright future. Our turn-key franchise system gives franchisees the tools, training  and support to succeed in the property inspection industry. BusinessOpportunities.biz recently interviewed Roland Bates, president of National Property Inspections, Inc., parent company of National Property Inspections (U.S) and Global Property Continue Reading »

Tools of the Trade

By Randy Yates, Training Consultant Administrator, NPI/GPI Home and commercial property inspectors need specific tools to perform certain portions of the inspection. Inspecting properties requires more than just a clipboard and flashlight — although a flashlight is one of the tools needed. An inspector’s basic set of tools includes the following: Shock-resistant combination flat/Phillips screwdriver. Continue Reading »

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 »

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 »

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 »

Award-winning Franchise Owners Love Being Their Own Bosses

With a background in business management, David Riley worked as a service manager for a corporation when he decided he wanted to go into business for himself. He did a lot of research to find the opportunity that best suited his skills and background. Property inspection seemed like a good fit. “I knew an average Continue Reading »

Michigan Franchise Owner Succeeds With NPI

Thom Bowyer brings to his National Property Inspections business a varied background and a mix of talents. Bowyer was a retail store manager for nine years, editor of a golf magazine for one year, and a stay-at-home dad to his two daughters for a year when his wife’s employer transferred her out of state and Continue Reading »