The BrickKicker Home Inspection Franchise
The BrickKicker is a franchise for a business providing home inspection services. It was founded in 1989 and started franchising in 1994. It was established in Naperville, Illinois wanting to offer sellers and home buyers with timely and professional home inspections.
It is their mission to provide a professional home inspector who has a genuine intention on understanding and providing the customers with their needs and exceeding the expectations of the community and industry standards. It is a part of their pledge to work with the highest degree of courtesy, integrity, and expertise. They generate accurate, thorough, and unbiased assessment of the property. They now have 180 locations all over the United States and they have 28 locations that are company owned.
What can a home buyer expect from a home inspection done by The BrickKicker?
The report is presented in a sturdy three ring binder that is yours to keep. They present it with easy access tabs to make it easy for you to locate documents that you will need. It also includes a 95 page home reference guide which gives you tips on home maintenance. It has an area that you can use as a journal for such things as when the furnace filter was changed or when the driveway was sealcoated. It will also include a phone resource book with a list of local phone numbers for service providers.
What do they offer home sellers?
They help minimize market time through value added benefit of your home because you will have proof of your property’s true condition. It gives assurance to prospective clients that your property has been inspected by professionals. It also gives you time to fix defects that may lower the value of your home or you may use this to disclose “as is” condition of you property. It will also help real estate professionals determine a listing price that is fair to you and the buyer and when they know the price id fair, it would be easier to sell.
Cost and requirements on running The BrickKicker franchise
You will need to have a net worth of $50,000 and a total liquid asset of at least $20,000. Expect to be investing about $12,000 to $45,200. The BrickKicker Home Inspection franchise fee is $7,500 to $25,000 with an on-going royalty fee of 6%. This is for a renewable seven year term agreement. This franchise can be run from home. You will need about one or two employees to run one location. They do not allow absentee ownership.
What is included in the franchise package?
There will be five to 10 days training at the headquarters, two to four days at your location, and on-going training. Their training includes business and administrative, marketing and sales, technical and inspection. The home inspectors will be trained at the Inspection Technology Institute. It is a training branch of The BrickKicker and is nationally recognized and acknowledged by the American Society of Home inspectors and the National Association of Home Inspectors. There would also be annual conferences, seminars, and training sessions that addresses issues that directly affects the business. For marketing, you will receive assistance at the grand opening. You will be visited by a senior marketing representative to review your market, help you with the start-up process and initiate your Market Entry Program.
The BrickKicker Contact Details:
You may reach them at:
Address: 849 N. Ellsworth St. Naperville, Illinois 60583