Internationally recognised A Buyer’s Choice Home Inspection (ABCHI), has formally announced the signed agreement with MACJ, India to bring for the first time the concept of Professional Home Inspection in India on 30th March 2016 in Kolkata. With this agreement, the company will now expand in India and will open 100 units in the next five years through partnership with MACJ, India.
A Buyer’s Choice Home Inspection (ABCHI) started in the mid 2000 by Bill Redfern is an industry leader in the home inspection franchise in USA and Canada and is presently having 200 franchises sperad across 15 countries on a path to become the world’s largest home inspection company.
MACJ, India on the other hand has been copromoted by Mahendra Sureka, Arvind Kumar Bhotica along with a couple of investors.
Bill Redfern, founder and CEO of A Buyer’s Choice Home Inspection (ABCHI), said “this is an incredible moment for our company to expand into India. We have recognised a growing need for professionally certified home inspections across the country through ongoing analysis in local real estate markets. MACJ is the perfect team to lead the efforts of fill this unmet need. The momentum of the brand is remarkable and we are thrilled to be bring ABCHI’s high quality services and franchise opportunity to India.”
Meanwhile Mr Mahendra Sureka (Director-CEO, MACJ India) said “Professional Home Inspections Services is the need of the hour. The demand is unlimited and we hope to provide quality and assured services with complete transparency that will fullfill the need of all stake holders, i.e devlopers, home buyers, real estate agents, bankers, insurer and the government. It will fill the void of the real estate industry as well as open new avenues of skilling and providing employment opportunities in India”. Mahendra also informed that a Professional “Home inspection is a non invasive, visual examination of all accesible area (system and components) of a property using normal operating controls, using specialised tools and equipment, is designed to identify and report issues within specific systems and components that are both observed and deemed critical by the inspector and generate software driven inspection reports for the customers. Home inspectors are function and safety examiners”.
The venture which will covers the entire country including major metropolitan areas. The Indian entity will submit comprehensive home inspection reports for customers (real estate developers and individual home buyers/owners) after inspections that will help them to make more informed decisions about the homes they are considering.
The Joint Venture Company will also market the franchisees to other motivated business oriented people around the country, including those in Delhi, NCR, Mumbai, Hyderabad, Bangalore, Chennai, Pune, Ahmedabad and all other major cities of India. For individual franchisees, it is an ideal offer, as it’ll offer greater work life balance, opportunity to work as entrepreneurs and in a sunrise sector with unlimited potential. The franchisees investment includes multiple certification courses from US, training, use of special tools and equipment, softwares and on going support from the corporate offices in India and USA.
Mr. Ravindra Chamaria, Chairman, Infinity Group, a benchmarking real estate developersaid “he is gladto learn about the arrival of this much needed service in India, which is a win win for all”. Mr Kamal Prakash, Co Promoter, Jiwanram Sheoduttrai Group, said“having a global business in 40 countries, has arrived in India which will benefit all the stake holders”. Mr Jonathon Ward, US Consulate General’s Principal Commercial Officer, Eastern/North Eastern India was glad that a leading American company, ABCHI has come to India to introduce its US standards and also invest in the Joint venture. Mr. Sushil Mohta, Promoter, Merlin Group/President, CREDAI, Bengal said “that this initiative will be a boost to the industry by giving quality assurance to the end user and enhancing developers goodwill and brand. Also assured all support from CREDAI for this new initiative”.