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National Property Inspections franchise financing options
Compare costs, fees and where to get financing for a National Property Inspections.
Estimated initial costs
Our cost estimates are accurate as of 2021 from Franchise Direct and include opening fees and expenses only. The location you choose for your National Property Inspections franchise may result in higher or lower fees.
Franchise feesNational Property Inspections franchise fees total around $34,900, which beats out the $37,000 average for the 200 largest franchises nationwide.
|Initial franchise fee||$34,900 to $34,900|
|Royalty||8% of gross sales or a minimum of $300.00 per month, whichever is greater.|
|Estimated total||$34,900 to $34,900|
Equipment feesEquipment fees total $1,125 for National Property Inspections. This is less than the $180,023 average for the top 200 franchises.
|Vehicle signage||$300 to $1,200+|
|Tools and equipment||$250 to $500|
|Estimated total||$550 to $1,700|
Training feesNational Property Inspections initial training costs total $738, which comes in under the nationwide average of $9,788.
|Travel and living expenses for training||$600 to $875|
|Estimated total||$600 to $875|
Marketing costsAdvertisement and marketing costs total up to $575 for National Property Inspections, beating out the nationwide average of $9,938.
|Advertising and promotions||$400 to $750|
|Estimated total||$400 to $750|
Licenses and permits costsNational Property Inspections initial licenses and permits will set you back $300. This comes out to less than $18,770 — the overall nationwide average.
|Licenses and permits||Cost|
|Licenses, depending on state||$200 to $400+|
|Estimated total||$200 to $400|
Insurance costsInitial insurance costs for National Property Inspections run $625. This means you'll be paying less than the overall nationwide average of $6,311.
|Initial insurance premiums||$625 to $625|
|Estimated total||$625 to $625|
Administrative feesNational Property Inspections administrative fees total up to $1,400 — which comes in under the overall nationwide average of $6,761.
|Association and organization membership||$1,000 to $1,200|
|Legal||$250 to $350|
|Audit||If the franchisor audits, cost of audit plus the royalty fee % of understatement plus interest.|
|Estimated total||$1,250 to $1,550|
Personnel costsUniforms, name tags and the like make up personnel costs, and for National Property Inspections it will run you $250. The nationwide average cost of personnel fees comes in at $22,818, which means you'll be paying less to outfit your employees.
|Apparel||$200 to $300|
|Estimated total||$200 to $300|
Other expensesMiscellaneous expenses for National Property Inspections total $1,775 — less than the nationwide average of $69,970.
|Additional funds||$1,775 to $1,775|
|Estimated total||$1,775 to $1,775|
How to financeThe average cost to open one of the 200 biggest franchises in the US — $361,378 — is well over the estimated total initial costs for $41,688. Securing funds will likely be easier at lower amounts, just follow these steps:
- Review the financial requirements on the National Property Inspections franchising website.
- Compare banks, online lenders and business credit cards and determine which financing type best suits your needs.
- Once you settle on a financing type, compare lenders based on credit history requirements, amounts offered and interest rates.
- Gather all required documents and apply online or in person.
What types of financing is available?Consider one of the following options for covering a portion of the costs to open a National Property Inspections.
- Online loan. For a turnaround that's faster than a bank, an online business loan could be the way to go. Credit requirements are often more flexible than those of traditional bank loans, too.
- Credit card. Using a business credit card allows you to spend up to your preapproved limit. This means if extra expenses pop up, you can likely cover them without having to take out another type of financing.
- Bank loan. If you have stronger credit — typically a score of 670 or higher — a traditional bank loan may get you a more favorable interest rate than a credit card or online loan.
- SBA loan. Qualifying for an SBA loan is easier than a traditional bank loan, but it typically comes with fees and higher interest rates.
Compare small business lendersYou may not need financing to cover the estimated $40,500. But if you need funds for other business ventures, select the loan amount, your time in business and revenue and your personal credit score to compare a selection of lenders.
We update our data regularly, but information can change between updates. Confirm details with the provider you're interested in before making a decision.
How National Property Inspections stacks upCompare how National Property Inspections holds up against two similarly sized franchises.
|Caring Transitions||National Property Inspections||Sir Speedy|
|Average Franchise fees||$44,900||$34,900||$12,500|
|Average Equipment fees||$2,750||$1,125||$89,285|
|Average Real estate fees||$1,775||NA||NA|
|Average Training fees||$1,675||$738||$30,000|
|Average Inventory fees||NA||NA||NA|
|Average Marketing fees||$3,500||$575||NA|
|Average Licenses and permits fees||NA||$300||NA|
|Average Insurance fees||$2,000||$625||NA|
|Average Admin fees||$112||$1,400||NA|
|Average Personnel fees||$2,500||$250||NA|
|Average Other fees||$11,000||$1,775||$137,500|
Bottom lineNational Property Inspections franchise costs run a total of $41,688. Before you decide to become a franchisee, compare the total costs against industry averages. And to learn more about financing read our guide to franchise financing.
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