Home Inspection Franchises in the US: Market Research Report

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Home Inspection Franchises Market Research Report | Business Franchises | Personal Service Franchises | Aug 2012

Home sweet home: The improving housing market will aid the industry's recovery

IBISWorld’s Home Inspection Franchises market research report can be used to help you: understand market size and growth potential; major companies; draft business plans and pitch books; and conduct benchmarking and SWOT analysis. Our industry analysis highlights macro industry trends in the overall sector and micro trends faced by companies that do business in the industry. The industry report also provides key industry statistics and 5-year forecasts to anticipate future industry prospects so you can decide with confidence.

Report Snapshot
Market Share of Companies
FirstService FirstService market share
HouseMaster Home Inspections HouseMaster Home Inspections market share
National Property Inspections Inc. National Property Inspections Inc. market share
ServiceMaster ServiceMaster market share
Industry Statistics & Market Size
Annual Growth 07-12
Annual Growth 12-17
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Industry Analysis & Industry Trends

The collapse of the housing market weighed heavily on industry operators. As fewer residential buildings needed inspecting, demand and revenue for the industry dropped. However, a recovery in the housing market is expected to boost revenue over the next five years as housing starts and existing home sales rise.... purchase to read more

Industry Report - Starting a New Business Chapter

Home inspectors are required to hold appropriate state and local government certifications and licenses. This is the only formal barrier to entry for potential franchisees. To obtain certification, an applicant must pass an examination on relevant building codes. Success as a franchisee also improves if an individual has experience in the home building industry, typically as a construction manager or experienced realtor. The introduction of national building codes under the International Code Council (ICC) has lowered this barrier to entry. This is because inspectors have greater freedom to move among geographic markets with the nationally recognized certification that the ICC provides... purchase to read more


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What is the Home Inspection Franchises Industry?

This industry operates franchises that provide home inspection services and does not include commercial inspection services.Our Business Franchise collection focuses solely on franchised outlet operations and exclude non-franchise data. They show the total number of franchise outlets, total revenue and the average profit margin earned by franchisees. Our reports also highlight the largest franchisors by market share.

Industry Products
General home inspectionsNew construction inspectionsOther specialty inspections (e.g. infrared, radon, termite, energy)
Industry Activities
General home inspectionsNew construction inspectionsOther specialty inspections

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