1st Inspection Services

1st Inspection Services

Commercial and residential inspections
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2023 Franchise 500 Rank
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Initial investment
$31K - $115K
Units as of 2022
10 25.0% over 3 years

Company Overview

About 1st Inspection Services

Industry
Services (Other)
Related Categories
Home Inspections
Founded
2003
Parent Company
1st Inspection Services Inc.
Leadership
Kal Patel, President/CEO
Corporate Address
5720 Gateway Blvd., #104
Mason, OH 45040

Business Overview

Franchising Since
2005 (18 years)
# of employees at HQ
7
Where seeking

This company is offering new franchisees in the following US states: Alaska, Alabama, Arkansas, Arizona, Colorado, Connecticut, District of Columbia, Delaware, Florida, Georgia, Iowa, Idaho, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Massachusetts, Maine, Missouri, Mississippi, Montana, North Carolina, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New Mexico, Nevada, Ohio, Oklahoma, Oregon, Pennsylvania, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas, Utah, Vermont, West Virginia, Wyoming

# of Units
10 (as of 2022)

Information for Franchisees

Here’s what you need to know if you’re interested in opening a 1st Inspection Services franchise.

Financial Requirements & Ongoing Fees

Here’s what you can expect to spend to start the business and what ongoing fees the franchisor charges throughout the life of the business.

Initial Franchise Fee
$25,000
Initial Investment
$31,350 - $115,000
Net Worth Requirement
$100,000
Cash Requirement
$10,000 - $100,000
Veteran Incentives
10% off franchise fee
Royalty Fee
8%
Term of Agreement
20 years
Is franchise term renewable?
Yes
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Financing Options

Some franchisors offer in-house financing, while others have relationships with third-party financing sources to which they refer qualified franchisees.

In-House Financing
1st Inspection Services offers in-house financing to cover the following: franchise fee, startup costs, equipment

Training & Support Offered

Franchisors offer initial training programs and a variety of ongoing support options to help franchisees run their businesses.

On-The-Job Training
40 hours
Classroom Training
120 hours
Ongoing Support
Purchasing Co-ops
Newsletter
Meetings & Conventions
Toll-Free Line
Grand Opening
Online Support
Security & Safety Procedures
Lease Negotiation
Field Operations
Site Selection
Proprietary Software
Franchisee Intranet Platform
Marketing Support
Co-op Advertising
Ad Templates
National Media
Regional Advertising
Social Media
SEO
Website Development
Email Marketing
Loyalty Program/App

Operations

Additional details about running this franchise.

Is absentee ownership allowed?
No
Can this franchise be run from home/mobile unit?
Yes
Can this franchise be run part time?
No
# of employees required to run
1-2
Are exclusive territories available?
Yes
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Updated: December 12th, 2022