Pillar To Post Named #1 in Home Inspections Entrepreneur Magazine's 2008 Franchise 500 Issue

    TORONTO, Jan. 28 /CNW/ -- For the sixth consecutive year, Pillar To Post,
Inc., the leader in home inspection services, has been named #1 in the Home
Inspection category by Entrepreneur Magazine's 29th Annual Franchise 500(R)
issue. Overall Pillar To Post ranked #143 in the Entrepreneur 500 list.
    "Earning a #1 ranking in Entrepreneur Magazine is one of the highest
accolades we could achieve," said Dan Steward, president. "The foundation to
our success is the relationships we have with our Franchise owners and the
innovative programs we enact together. Having been acknowledged with such a
high ranking from Entrepreneur is extremely gratifying."
    Entrepreneur Magazine conducted extensive evaluations of franchise
organizations covering a range of criterion to create the Franchise 500 lists.
Key points 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. Financial data was audited by an independent
CPA firm. Every company with verifiable data received a cumulative score, with
the highest scoring franchises becoming the Franchise 500.
    "Pillar To Post has maintained our dominant position in rankings this
year thanks to the dedication and success of our franchise owners and staff,"
said Steward. "We anticipate continued forward momentum and growth in 2008,
and appreciate Entrepreneur's support as we pursue aggressive business
    About Pillar To Post
    Pillar To Post is the leading provider of home inspection services to
home buyers and real estate professionals in North America.  Operating more
than 450 franchises in the U.S. and Canada, Pillar To Post offers the most
comprehensive inspection program available to residential buyers and sellers
and real estate professionals.
    Founded more than a decade ago, Pillar To Post is today ranked #1 in the
Home Inspections category by Entrepreneur Magazine.  The company's home
inspections and Ready For Sale services ensure that Pillar To Post supports
home buyers, sellers and real estate professionals to provide peace of mind
and informed decisions.  For more information visit

For further information:

For further information: Margaret Skillicorn, Marketing and Public 
Relations of Diboll & Associates, +1-530-550-7578, 
Margaret.skillicorn@dibollandassociates.com, for Pillar To Post, Inc. Web
Site: http://www.pillartopost.com

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