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The National Property Inspections franchise fee is $34,900. We offer a 20% discount for eligible military veterans, police officers, firefighters and first responders. We're the only inspection franchisor to sell only exclusive territories. Click here to see everything else that's included with an NPI franchise.

How much you make with NPI is only limited by your own drive and commitment to growing your business. The average NPI franchisee grossed $157,245 in 2021, with our top 10 percent of earners bringing in an average of $558,979.* Click here to learn more about your earning potential with NPI.

*Please see NPI's FDD, issued as of June 28, 2022, for further explanation on Item 19 revenue references.

No. Our inspectors come from all walks of life and a wide array of backgrounds, such as general contracting, dentistry, retail management and civil engineering. All you need to become a successful property inspector is an eye for detail and a willingness to learn a new skill.

  • NPI only sells exclusive territories. Unlike other franchises, your fellow NPI franchisees are your allies, not your competition.
  • Founded in 1987, we're North America's first residential and commercial inspection franchise.
  • Our dedicated National Accounts department hands out hundreds of referrals to NPI franchisees every month.
  • NPI has the largest marketing team of any home inspection franchisor. With NPI, you'll have unlimited access to a team of copywriters, graphic designers, and networking experts.
  • NPI has zero hidden fees.
  • Click here to see more about how NPI stacks up against our competition.

At NPI, we don't have hidden fees. You won't be charged a binder fee per inspection. With NPI, your monthly fees are a flat 10% of your monthly earnings: an 8% royalty that gets you unlimited access to our full-time support staff and rights to the NPI brand, and a 2% advertising fee to finance ongoing advertising, marketing, and public relations programs that benefit the NPI brand at the national and local levels.

As an NPI franchisee, you'll pay just $600 per year for access to our proprietary report-writing software. Other inspection software on the market today would cost you upwards of $99 per month. With our annual fee, you get access to our proprietary report-writing software, unlimited tech support 7 days a week, and industry-leading inspection templates that will set you apart from your competition.

National Property Inspections will provide you all the training you need to become a successful property inspector. You’ll attend our two-week, hands-on training academy where you’ll become familiar with residential and commercial property inspection techniques, how to write a report, and marketing strategies tailored to our industry. In addition to our two-week Omaha course, you'll receive one week of field training with a professional inspector in your local area. Our program will prepare you to become a licensed or certified inspector according to your state’s unique requirements. Click here to learn more about the NPI training program.

With NPI, your franchise neighbors are allies, not competition. When you invest in an NPI franchise, you invest in your very own exclusive, lucrative territory based on a viable number of households and real estate agents.

National Property Inspections operates as Carson Dunlop Franchising in Canada. With a Carson Dunlop franchise, you'll enjoy all the benefits of an NPI franchise, along with the brand recognition the Carson Dunlop name has throughout Canada. If you're looking to franchise in Canada, click here for more information about our Canadian franchise opportunity, Carson Dunlop Franchising.