WIN Home Inspection

Home Based, low-overhead, high margin, mobile, low-investment real estate services business providing accurate and timely Home Inspection service and reports.

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WIN Home Inspection

WIN Home Inspection Franchise Cost and Requirements for 2024


America? ™s Most Advanced Home Inspection Franchise

Strong brand and advanced systems helps WIN Franchise Owners dominate in rebounding residential real estate market.

WIN Home Inspection is the most advanced home inspection franchise in America, with a strong brand, a savvy marketing strategy, and innovative technology that has helped its Strategic Partners establish strong businesses nationwide.

Our strengths create opportunities. WIN? ™s revenue grew 31% from 2011 to 2013, and WIN expects strong revenue growth to continue.

WIN is a home-based business and a low-cost franchise, with startup costs that begin at $33,900 (and which can be even lower for veterans). WIN franchises that have been open for three years or longer generated an average revenue of $112,644 in 2013, up 12% from the year before. Fifty-eight WIN owners exceeded that average revenue amount, generating an average of $180,559 in 2013.

Company Details

Established: 1993
First Unit Franchised: 1995
Franchised Units: 189
Company Owned Units: 0

Passive ownership not allowed

Average Number of Employees: ?1-2

Item 19 in FDD?

Markets and Avaiiability: ?US markets available: ?Any state other than North Dakota, South Dakota, Delaware, Connecticut, Rhode Island and Massachusetts. ?We do not accept Canadian or other international referrals.?

Support and Training Offered By WIN Home Inspection

The Win Online introductory course begins in your home, as you familiarize yourself with inspection technology, building systems and home construction methods. ?This 40 hour online course cost $600 and can be started before signing a franchise agreement

Our two-week interactive program is held at the WIN training facility in Franklin, TN. WIN is approved for pre-license training in many licensing states. Contact Franchise Development or visit our WIN Home Inspection website for specifics.

Technical Inspection Training
You will undergo extensive classroom training, and experiencing real-life situations in the field. You will be able to perform inspection services for a new or existing home, condominium, manufactured or multi-unit housing upon completion. WIN training also provides a foundation to expand into additional revenue sources, such as radon screening, water quality analysis, septic and well system evaluations, and swimming pool/hot tub inspections.

Technology training
WIN technology experts teach you how to efficiently operate the tablet computer system and our proprietary 'WINspect' home inspection reporting software. Also, WIN will train you on using advanced inspection technologies that help you screen for carbon monoxide and moisture penetration as part of the inspection service.

Marketing and Customer Service Training
WIN will detail step-by-step instructions on how to utilize the WIN marketing and advertising programs to best suit your needs, identify potential customers, target them in local market and understand the market forces that will help business growth.

Business Operations and Management Training
The professional staff at WIN provides thorough instruction in accounting methods, inspection agreements, business procedures and risk management essential for operating a successful business.

Post-Training Support
With the guidance of the WIN support team, you will put to work all the skills learned to get your business started quickly. The experts at WIN also assist in keeping skills and business knowledge current with weekly technical updates and ongoing business consultant support.

The cost for training is included in the Franchise License fee for WIN training. * * State specific training required to obtain inspector license is paid for by the franchisee. **

We offer a $1000 rebate to the franchisee after they complete training to offset their travel, lodging, and meal expenses.

We mentor new franchisees with our 90-day "Go Plan" which includes weekly support calls from the home office. Continued support and training are provided throughout the 10-year franchise agreement.

2024 Franchise Requirements Needed to Own a WIN Home Inspection Franchise.

What does a WIN Home Inspection Franchise Cost?

WIN Home Inspection franchise fees for 2024:

Franchise Fee:
  • Standard Desginated Marketing Area: $22,000
  • WIN for America (Veteran Program): $15,400
Total Investment Range (Single unit)
  • Standard Designated Marketing Area ?$44,250 - $67,500

Liquidy (cash, stocks, bonds) requirement:?$30,000 - $60,000
Net Worth Requirement:?$100,000
Royalty:?6% - 7%
Additional Fees: 3% Advertising Fund

Average Number of Employees: 1-2
Home Based: Yes - Absentee ownership is not available
Master Franchise/Area Developer Opportunities: Yes

Financial Assistance Available
  • Win Home Inspection financing available for up to 50% of the franchise license fee
  • Independent lender contacts who like our business model and success story are available
VetFran Program:
Win for America Veteran's program can provide a 10-50%?credit against the cost of the franchise license for qualified candidates

Registered with SBA

Item 19 in our FDD provides earnings guidance.

Is WIN Home Inspection a Semi Absentee Franchise with a Passive Ownership Opportunity?

Yes. WIN Home Inspection is a semi absentee franchise and allows passive ownership. A semi-absentee franchise is a business you could start and run while still maintaining a job or other obligation.

Is WIN Home Inspection a Home Based franchise?

Yes. WIN Home Inspection is a home based franchise opportunity.

What Do WIN Home Inspection Franchise Owners Make?

Click here to find out how much WIN Home Inspection franchisees make. WIN Home Inspection offers an Item 19 in their Franchise Disclosure Document which provides financial information about select franchisees in their franchise system.

Is WIN Home Inspection a Master Franchise Opportunity?

No. WIN Home Inspection is not a master franchise opportunity.

Does WIN Home Inspection Offer a Veteran Discount?

Yes. WIN Home Inspection franchise does offer a veteran discount.

Does WIN Home Inspection Work with E2 Visa and EB-5 Visa Candidates?

No. WIN Home Inspection franchise does not work with E2 Visa and EB-5 Visa candidates.

Is WIN Home Inspection Looking for Franchisees in Canada?

No. WIN Home Inspection franchise is not looking for Canada franchisees.

Is WIN Home Inspection Looking for International franchisees?

No. WIN Home Inspection franchise is not looking for International franchisees.

Where can I see WIN Home Inspection's FDD (Franchise Disclosure Document)?

Buying a Franchise Guide: What is a Franchise Disclosure Document?

When evaluating a franchise opportunity, reading and understanding the current version of their FDD is a necessity. Considering the benefits of franchising, such as established brand recognition and support from the franchisor, it's important to also take into account franchise fees and franchising royalty fees. Since most franchisors are privately owned companies, the current versions of their FDDs are typically not available unless requested directly from them.

Click here to connect with a Franchise Consultant who can help you obtain a copy quickly and for free. They can also guide you through the essential franchise questions to ask, ensuring you make a well-informed decision about your investment.

Additional Information

Additional Categories

Home Services, Real Estate, Non Food Franchises

Number of Units Open

100+ UNITS

Cash Required

$25,000 - $50,000

Master Franchise


Passive Franchise


Home Based Franchise


Item 19 Franchise


Veteran Discount




Franchise Opportunities in Canada


International Franchise Opportunities


E2 Visa Franchise


WIN Home Inspection Franchises for Sale

Click Here to inquire about existing WIN Home Inspection franchises for sale. We may have WIN Home Inspection franchise resales. A franchise resale is an already established franchise owned by a franchisee and the franchisee is looking to sell their franchise.

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