Frequently Asked Questions
Quite simply to save time, money and potential aggravation! Our service is free. Your franchise fees or business purchase price will not be greater if you choose to use our service. We provide all the information a potential business owner needs to find the opportunity that fits their goals, plus we already know many of the safest, strongest and most lucrative opportunities in business today, a task that can take months for someone outside the industry. This is based on years of experience running our own businesses.
The consumer doesn’t pay for the services that a franchise broker offers. You will pay the published price for any franchise just as if you had gone directly to the franchiser. The franchiser absorbs our marketing costs. The franchisers respect the processes we follow and recognize the quality and fit of clients we refer to them after our consultations are complete. A franchise broker is uniquely able to provide a win-win scenario for the investor and the franchise.
- What are your reasons for wanting a business of your own?
- Have you ever owned a business of your own?
- What hours do you like to work?
- Where do you want you business to be located?
- How do you feel about managing people?
- How much capital do you have to start a business with?
- Will you have partners?
- Do you want to build multiple units?
- How soon do you want your business to open?
- Will you be involved on a full-time or part-time basis?
These are just a few of the many issues we will discuss with you over the course of our consultation process. With this information we can create a personalized profile and model for you to use in evaluating opportunities. We can also usually match our clients with a few opportunities that have characteristics consistent with the ones they’re looking for in order to save time and effort in the process.
Sorting through the thousands of potential franchise opportunities can be a long, confusing process. Many people spend months sorting through companies without ever finding an opportunity that has what they really want in a business. We can help!
We’ve done a lot of the homework for you. We have pre-screened hundreds of companies from all areas of business. They must meet the exacting standards we have set to be included in our inventory. We do all of this so we can offer the franchise opportunity that will be the “perfect fit” for you.
Prior to your opening, they provide extensive initial training and support so you’re well prepared to handle whatever comes. They can also provide advertising and marketing support to help build your business faster. The most significant benefit to franchising is the reduced level of risk. This comes from a franchise system’s proven method of doing business.
The best source of information about financing options for any franchise is the franchisor. Once again, we are dealing with an issue that the franchisor has addressed numerous times with other franchisees and they will have a good deal of information about the practical options that are available. We also can make introductions to different funding sources based on your unique situation.