TORONTO – () –Worker, the leading provider of home service management software, today announced a partnership with Wisetack enable home service businesses to offer financing options to their customers. The new consumer finance feature gives homeowners the flexibility to pay for jobs such as home renovations, landscaping, roof repairs, a new oven or a new air conditioner in monthly installments, giving them more flexibility to pursue large projects or deal with urgent and unforeseen repairs. While owners will have the benefit of paying over time, home service businesses using Jobber will continue to receive full payment for a job as soon as it is completed.

“Consumer financing is another way Jobber helps home service entrepreneurs meet homeowners’ expectations, compete with larger competitors, and ultimately be more successful,” he said. said Sam Pillar, CEO and co-founder of Jobber. “Jobber customers can now offer premium services with more confidence, and owners can undertake projects and repairs with a convenient and flexible payment option. We’re excited to add consumer finance to Jobber’s suite of financial solutions and enable small businesses to deliver great service to their customers.

“Jobber’s reach among home service professionals means we can be more accessible to more businesses nationwide,” said Bobby Tzekin, CEO and co-founder of Wisetack. “We have received very good feedback from the service providers we have worked with so far and we are excited to empower more businesses with this launch. ”

With Jobber, consumer financing can be automatically offered on residential quotes between $ 500 and $ 25,000. To apply for monthly financing, homeowners complete a short application and receive a decision instantly. Annual Percentage Rates (APRs) range from 0 to 29.9 percent and there are no prepayment penalties, setup fees, late fees, or compound interest applied to the owner’s account. *

“My client was extremely grateful to have this consumer finance option,” said Jeff Kerr, Client of Jobber, Owner and Director of Operations at Marlin Wastewater Services. “The repair came at a very bad time for her, and she was left with a very good feeling. . I think it’s also an incredibly easy process. ”

A survey commissioned by Jobber of 1,000 American adults (aged 25 and over) revealed how important the consumer finance option is to homeowners and how this offer could make the difference between a service professional. who wins and loses a job. In fact, 62% of respondents said they would choose one home service provider over another if the company offered monthly financing. Additional study results include:

Encourage dream projects for homeowners

Sixty-three percent (63%) of homeowners indicated that they would be willing to take on a more expensive project if there was a financing option available to them. More than half of homeowners (54%) postponed a project due to lack of funds, while one in four (25%) considered borrowing on their 401k for a home improvement project.

Activation of emergency repairs

Sixty-six percent (66%) of respondents would be more likely to use monthly funding for emergency work, such as repairing a damaged roof or a burst pipe. Almost one in four homeowners (24%) reported having less than $ 500 for emergency home repairs and 39% said they had $ 1,000 or less. Homeowners aged 45 to 54 have the lowest amount of money available for emergency repairs, with more than half (53%) indicating reserves of $ 1,000 or less.

Young homeowners like consumer finance

Throughout the survey, younger respondents (25-34 years old) expressed stronger opinions about the ability to fund home care projects. Eighty percent (80%) would choose one home service provider over another because it offered monthly financing – eighteen points above the overall average. Seventy-seven percent (77%) of homeowners in this age range would also undertake more expensive projects if they could pay in monthly installments. More than half (53%) put a home service project on a credit card so they could pay for it over time.

Consumer financing is available to Jobber customers in the United States who meet the eligibility requirements and are approved by Wisetack. To learn more about the benefits of this feature for your plumbing, HVAC, landscaping or other home service business, visit: https://getjobber.com/features/consumer-financing/

ABOUT JOBBER

Jobber is an award-winning business management platform for small home service businesses. Unlike spreadsheets or pen and paper, Jobber keeps track of everything in one place and automates day-to-day operations, so small businesses can provide 5-star service on a large scale. Jobber’s more than 100,000 home care professionals have served more than 12 million homes in more than 47 countries. The company consistently ranks among the fastest growing and most innovative Canadian companies in Canadian company and Macleans, The Globe and Mail, Fast Company, and Deloitte. For more information visit: https://getjobber.com/.

ABOUT WISETACK

Wisetack makes it easy for in-person businesses to offer financing to their consumers. Through its API suite, Wisetack integrates financing options into software platforms that companies already use in their day-to-day operations. In-person businesses can start providing financing to consumers in minutes and increase sales. Consumers can pay over time for purchases that will improve their lives, with no surprises or unanticipated costs.

* All loans are subject to credit approval. Your terms may vary. Wisetack loans are issued by Hatch Bank. See wisetack.com/faqs.