3 Important Criteria To Consider When Evaluating A Franchise

1. What is the company's position within the industry?

No other franchise has performed more inspections than AmeriSpec. AmeriSpec business owners have performed approximately 1.5 million home inspections since 1988. This experience in the home inspection industry is a direct result of our time tested and proven business operating system coupled with continuous innovation. AmeriSpec is Number One in North America.

2. What is the current satisfaction level of the franchisees?

AmeriSpec has realized a 99.6% franchisee renewal rate average over the last four years. These satisfied franchisees follow the operating system, renew their franchise agreement after the original term and many also re-affirm their original decision by making an additional territory purchase. 20% of the business owners in the U.S. have purchased a second franchise and 6% own 3 or more. Satisfied business owners recognize a long term, mutually beneficial relationship with AmeriSpec.

3. How well can the level of support be substantiated?

Support must first be quantified with personnel, then by the number and quality of programs available. AmeriSpec currently has 45 employees, 25 of whom are in seven key departments within the franchise support function for US owners. This equates to an average support ratio of one person for every 9 US franchisees.

Within this support framework, each business owner is assigned a dedicated Business Consultant. This affords each franchisee a single point of contact who is trained to provide support in the business management, technology and marketing aspects of the business. Support is further extended through a private intranet site that permits 24 hour communication to occur owner to owner and from owners to the corporate staff.

Home Inspection Services are one of the country's hottest growth industries
Find out why AmeriSpec conducts more than 150,000 inspections annually and is Number One in North America. Smart entrepreneurs have found that AmeriSpec's proven technical, marketing, risk and business management training, and the proprietary technology tools, software and marketing programs are beneficial in building a successful career in the home inspection industry.

Support starts with a designated territory and two weeks of hands-on and classroom training. This is followed with the exclusive AmeriSpec Smart Start 27-week business start-up program. Additionally, easy to follow local and national marketing plans are crafted each year to facilitate continued growth.
AmeriSpec is a division of ServiceMaster. ServiceMaster (NYSE "SVM") currently provides outsourcing services for more than 10.5 million customers with combined customer level revenue of approximately $5.1 billion. These services are provided through a network of over 5,400 company-owned and franchised service centers and business units operating under leading brands which include Terminix, TruGreen ChemLawn, TruGreen LandCare, American Residential Services, Rescue Rooter, American Mechanical Services, ServiceMaster Clean, American Home Shield, AmeriSpec, Merry Maids and Furniture Medic.

AmeriSpec offers locations in both small and large markets. Franchise fees run from $18,000 to $26,900.

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