Property Damage Appraisers

At a Glance

Products & Services: Commercial and residential property management

Number of Locations: 260

Total Investment: $21.5K - $49.3K

Founded: 1963

Began Franchising: 1963

About Property Damage Appraisers

Based in Fort Worth, Texas, Property Damage Appraisers inspect automobiles, homes and heavy equipment. The company also provides lease turn-in condition reports, vehicle protective coating inspections and mechanical warranty inspections.

Franchise Units

Year U.S. Canadian International Company Owned
2010 260 0 0 0
Where Seeking Franchisees: Franchisor is seeking new franchise units in the following states:
Alaska, Alabama, Arkansas, Arizona, California, Colorado, Connecticut, Delaware, Florida, Georgia, Hawaii, Iowa, Idaho, Illinois, Indiana, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Massachusetts, Maryland, Maine, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, Mississippi, Montana, Nebraska, North Carolina, North Dakota, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New Mexico, Nevada, New York, Ohio, Oklahoma, Oregon, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, South Carolina, South Dakota, Tennessee, Texas, Utah, Virginia, Vermont, Washington, Wisconsin, West Virginia, Wyoming.

Startup Costs, Ongoing Fees and Financing

Total Investment: $21,530 - $49,250
Ongoing Royalty Fee: 15%
Term of Franchise Agreement: 3 years, renewable

How This Franchise Supports Franchisees

Training: Available at headquarters: 4.5 days. At franchisee's location: 3 days. Ongoing
Ongoing Support: Newsletter, Meetings, Toll-free phone line, Internet, Field operations/evaluations, Purchasing cooperatives
Marketing Support: Regional advertising,

Franchise Ranking History

Franchise 500®: #265 (2011), #315 (2010),
Low-Cost: #56 (2011), #76 (2010),
Top Home-Based: #82 (2011), #90 (2010),