Bound Brook, N.J., // PRNewswire // -- HouseMaster(R), the first and one of the largest home inspection franchisors in North America, has been named the top rated franchisor in the home inspection category by Entrepreneur Magazine in its 30th Annual Franchise 500 Ranking. This year also marks HouseMaster's 30th anniversary franchising in home inspections.
"Earning this ranking is a great honor and is highly reflective of our commitment to providing our franchisees with the most comprehensive training and support," said Kathleen Kuhn, President of HouseMaster. "We value our relationships with our franchisees and credit our success to their hard work and dedication to customer service, on-going education and to the brand."
Overall, HouseMaster ranked 154 in the Entrepreneur 500 list, claiming its place as the number one home inspection franchisor. HouseMaster has been named as the number one home inspection franchisor in the Entrepreneur ranking more times than any other company in the category.
Entrepreneur's ranking is based on extensive evaluations of franchise organizations covering a range of criterion to create the Franchise 500 list. Key factors included financial strength and stability, growth rate, and size of the system. Entrepreneur also considered the number of years in business and length of time franchising, startup costs, litigation, percentage of terminations, and financial data. Every company with verifiable data received a cumulative score, with the highest scoring franchises making up the Franchise 500.
"We celebrate this recognition with our franchisees and look forward to continued growth and success in 2009 as we celebrate our 30th Anniversary," said Kuhn.
Headquartered in Bound Brook, N.J., HouseMaster is the oldest and one of the largest home inspection franchisors in North America. With more than 385 franchised areas throughout the U.S. and Canada, HouseMaster is the most respected name in home inspections. For 30 years, HouseMaster has built upon a foundation of solid leadership and innovation with a continued focus on delivering the highest quality service experience to their customers and providing HouseMaster franchisees the tools and support necessary to do so. Each HouseMaster franchise is an independently owned and operated business. HouseMaster is a registered trademark of DBR Franchising, LLC.