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  • HomeVestors Franchise

    America's #1 Real Estate Franchise
    • Our Franchisees have bought over 60,000 houses!
    • Established national brand attracts a steady stream of sellers.
    • Financing available to purchase and rehab houses.
    • Extensive training from experienced investors.
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  • Kinderdance International Franchise Opportunity Information.

    Low Cost Kids Franchise

    Kinderdance is a low-cost kids franchise that has been franchising for over 30 years. In fact, Kinderdance International is the fastest growing children's franchise in the world. Their education based dance programs are known throughout the world. Franchise owners have four business models to choose from starting at $15,000.

    Cash Required: $5,000
    Shear Madness Kids Salon Franchise Information.

    Shear Madness

    Our Salon Retail Boutique Rocks! - No one carries the amount of retail that we carry. Our model is both a service (haircuts, parties) and a Merchandising (retail) model. Our retail sales account for 18 – 39% of our store revenues. Learn more about Shear Madness today!

    Cash Required: $50,000
    Chem-Dry Carpet Cleaning Franchise Opportunity

    Chem-Dry Franchise Opportunity

    The TOP carpet cleaning franchise for 29 years in a row according to Entrepreneur Magazine! In fact, Chem-Dry franchise owners average annual revenues are $305,595. That means you can quickly recoup your total investment starting at $56K. Veterans get a 10% discount. Best carpet cleaner on the planet!

    Cash Required: $30,000
  • YB12 Coach Business Opportunity Information.

    Be A YB 12 Coach

    YB12 Coach is a low cost, home based, and proven business opportunity to be an elite life coach, speaker, or trainer. Our bite-sized training includes 20 individual mini workshops tailored to meet client needs. We have a proven system for securing clients for you! Learn more about this 25-year-old brand that is growing rapidly.

    Cash Required: $5,000
    Molly Maid Residential Cleaning Franchise Information

    Molly Maid

    Did you know the top 25% of Molly Maid franchise owners last year averaged $1.2 million in annual revenues and the average established franchise owner had sales of over $826,000? Molly Maid will teach you all you want to know and provide ongoing support.

    Cash Required: $65,000
    Budget Blinds

    Budget Blinds

    Budget Blinds is one of the TOP HOME BASED franchises in America. More and more entrepreneurs are joining the Budget Blinds team and benefitting from a great brand name, no true overhead, manufacturing alliances, easy start-up and training and support.

    Cash Required: $44,950
  • e² Young Engineers Franchise Information.

    e2 Young Engineers Franchise Opportunities

    Open a new chapter in your life. e² Young Engineers franchise offers unique programs introducing Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics. Easy start-up, diverse revenue stream, healthy ROI. 10% discount to franchise fee exclusively at America's Best Franchises!

    Cash Required: $39,000
    Cold Stone Creamery Franchise Information.

    Cold Stone Franchise Opportunity

    For more than 25 years, Cold Stone Creamery has been one of the most talked about ice cream franchises in the world. Today, Cold Stone has nearly 1,000 ice cream franchises operating in the U.S. Both single unit and multi-unit franchise opportunities are available nationwide.

    Cash Required: $99,950
    Federal Direct Tax Services Business Opportunity Information

    Tax Services Franchises

    Federal Direct Tax Services is a low-cost tax preparation business that you can either a home based business or you can choose to lease office or retail space. Complete training, marketing system, and IRS continuing education is provided. Four tax preparation partnership packages to choose from.

    Cash Required: $299

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5 Tips for Buying Equipment for Your Franchise Business

One of the biggest expenses when you first open your new franchise will be equipment. Depending on what kind of franchise you’re opening, these costs will vary. For example, if you plan to open a restaurant franchise, you could spend upwards of $100,000 on equipment alone. With a fitness franchise, you can end up spending $50,000 to outfit your gym franchise business.

Suffice it to say, franchise equipment doesn’t come cheap. But there are a few ways you can save money and still get what you need.

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Buying a Franchise vs. Buying a Stock Portfolio – Why Not Choose You?

If your day is consumed with thoughts about wanting a better retirement but you don't know where to turn, you're not alone. Historically, Americans have opted to buy a stock portfolio and hoped for spot-on investment advice and growth to sustain you and your family in retirement.

Have you ever thought about buying a franchise with your best friend or in an Investment Club?

Buying a franchise with a pattern of financial growth over time not only gives you a hard asset that builds equity but also puts you in control. Choose yourself to control your destiny as opposed to taking the investment advice of a stock firm or commissioned salesperson with a gross commission quota to meet.

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Food Franchises Trending In 2017

Food Franchises and Restaurant Franchises are designated as either Quick Service, Casual Dining, Upscale Casual, Fine Dining or Fast Casual formats. Which restaurant format is trending in 2017.

If you’ve been researching food franchises, you may not have heard of the fast casual format. Essentially, fast casual is a blend of fast food and casual dining with a menu that features healthier, fresher, high-quality ingredients.

First quarter 2017 Restaurant Performance

Restaurant sales continued to struggle in March. Same-store sales dropped 1.1 percent while traffic dropped 3.4 percent. That’s a slight improvement over February 2017, but same-store traffic in the first quarter dropped 3.6%.

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