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Great Expectations: Buying a Franchise in Canada

If the data from Robert Half Canada is correct, it appears that a third of Canadian workers in the Gen Z and Millennial category are interested in pursuing something other than their current job—especially if it means a return to the office setting. A similar survey on Job Optimism also doesn’t look too optimistic for [...]

By |2021-09-21T21:51:06+00:00September 21st, 2021|Categories: Articles, Blogs, General|Tags: , , , |

Study: Resale Value of Franchises Tops Non-Franchise Businesses

One of the key benefits of getting into franchise ownership is the asset you own. We’ve said it before, a business you own is a business you can one day sell. Many entrepreneurs take advantage of this aspect, even planning for a sale down the road once the business has become a profitable enterprise. Now, [...]

By |2021-09-16T12:17:48+00:00September 16th, 2021|Categories: Articles, Blogs, General|Tags: , |

Having Trouble Getting Home Services?

I know I am! Not being a do-it-yourselfer, I have to hire out for the vast majority of my home repairs and renovations. Seems like a simple task, right, merely dial a number and then write a check? My recent experience has been quite the opposite. If I am able to get someone to answer [...]

By |2021-09-08T13:13:27+00:00September 8th, 2021|Categories: Articles, Blogs, General|Tags: , , , |

The Time Has Come for Mompreneurs

This FranNet of DFW & Oklahoma blog is dedicated to Moms everywhere. No, it’s not Mother’s Day, but a wise soul once observed that every day should be. Today, we’re talking about the moms who used to fill the ranks in Corporate America. The ones who put their career on hold for 15+ years to [...]

By |2021-09-08T13:08:46+00:00September 8th, 2021|Categories: Articles, Blogs, General|Tags: , , , |

On Lending – SBA vs. Franchise Registry

For a majority of entrepreneurs, looking to own a business of their own through franchising, financing can be an extremely important factor. While there are a multitude of ways and means by which franchisee candidates can secure funds, there are a couple of standards that determine access to lending. For a business concept to establish [...]

By |2021-08-27T16:15:59+00:00August 24th, 2021|Categories: Articles, Blogs, General|Tags: , |

Why Flexibility with Franchising is a Road to Success

One of the key benefits of franchise ownership is the flexibility it affords work-life balance. Once you decide to follow an entrepreneurial path, you’re trading out your previous time commitments with one where you’re in the driver’s seat. There’s a joke about the daily commute in here somewhere, but we digress. In this FranNet blog [...]

By |2021-08-20T17:01:01+00:00August 20th, 2021|Categories: Articles, Blogs, General|Tags: , , , |

Removing the Emotional Connection to Business Ownership

If you aren’t already aware of this fact, there are thousands of franchise concepts to choose from. Spanning dozens of industries and profiles, you can likely find a franchised business for any occasion. It’s not difficult to contemplate when you consider the type of businesses available to own and operate using franchising’s business model. There [...]

By |2021-08-02T11:13:50+00:00August 2nd, 2021|Categories: Articles, Blogs, General|Tags: , , , |

Valuing Franchises Post-Covid

If you’ve been paying attention lately, you may have heard tell of the red-hot residential real estate market across the United States. All of a sudden, home values have skyrocketed—leaving some current owners shocked at double-digit increases in home equity. A combination of factors, including low-interest rates, scarce supply, and high demand, have allowed homes [...]

By |2021-07-15T19:53:18+00:00July 15th, 2021|Categories: Articles, Blogs, General|Tags: , , |

Who, Exactly, is Looking at Franchise Ownership? You’d be Surprised…

It takes an entrepreneurial mindset to consider going into business for yourself. Some people have always known they’d one day be their own boss, while others end up business owners after previous career acts. And while they all have one goal in mind—control of their own destiny—the candidates we deal with at FranNet of DFW [...]

How Important is Being a Good Fit for a Franchise?

Even those who already possess an entrepreneurial mindset have questions about their future as a business owner. Most—if not all—have already dedicated a portion of their lives working in the service of others, perhaps content with their company roles. But taking that leap of faith into the unknown, they wonder what the best business ownership [...]