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3 Reasons Franchise Ownership is a Better Deal

When people think about owning their own small business, they tend to picture building it from the ground up: starting in their home office with just a desk and a dream, and slowly expanding and making a name for themselves over time. While this can be very rewarding if you’re successful, there’s another way to [...]

By |2018-08-22T18:06:20+00:00August 22nd, 2018|Categories: Articles, Blog, Informational|Tags: , , |

What does it mean to be in business for yourself but not by yourself?

You often hear a familiar refrain in franchising that says you’re in business for yourself, not by yourself, but what exactly does that mean for franchisees? The simple answer is that when you enter a franchise, you get almost unlimited amounts of guidance from the franchisor, but it goes even beyond that. If you were [...]

8 Most Canadian Types of Franchises to Start

Happy (belated) Canada Day! You should start a franchise, eh.The question is: What type of franchise should you start? If you want to stay close to your Canadian roots or you have come to Canada from somewhere else and want your business to reflect your new homeland, might we suggest the following eight types of fantastic [...]

By |2019-07-31T18:16:02+00:00July 2nd, 2018|Categories: General|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

Will Franchising be Your Independence Day?

As we roll into a holiday workweek, the country is poised to once again celebrate the 4th of July, Independence Day, if you prefer. For those needing a quick brush up on the origins, the good folks at History.com remind us: “On July 4th, the Continental Congress formally adopted the Declaration of Independence, which had [...]

By |2019-07-31T18:16:02+00:00July 2nd, 2018|Categories: General|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

How FranNet Can Help You Find the Right Financing Options

In our last blog edition, we spoke a little bit about a fact we’re quite proud of. For over three decades, FranNet has employed qualified representatives who both live and work in the communities they represent. Many have franchise and business ownership records of their own. That’s why they’re in such a unique position to [...]

By |2019-07-31T18:16:03+00:00June 28th, 2018|Categories: General|Tags: , , , , , , , |

How to Fund a Franchise Purchase

If you’ve decided that you want to buy a franchise, one of the first questions you may ask is how to fund it. Ideally, you have enough cash saved up for the total investment outright but in many cases, additional funding is needed. When seeking a franchise to buy and how to fund it, the [...]

By |2017-12-04T18:38:27+00:00December 4th, 2017|Categories: Articles, Blog, Informational|Tags: , , , , , , , |

Franchise Financing Options – Where Do You Stand?

If you’re finally considering crossing over onto the path of becoming your own boss, you aren’t alone if you’re worried about how you’re going to pay for the privilege. While there are over 3,000 different franchise concepts to choose from, financing a brand of your choice will require decisions. And decisions require information. So where [...]

By |2017-09-27T00:00:00+00:00September 27th, 2017|Categories: General|Tags: , , , , , , , |

Financing Guide for the First-Time Franchisee

The Problem with Franchise Financing In my experience, it is extremely discouraging for first-time franchisees to learn the hard way that the lending sources who helped them buy their house or car may not be able to help them finance their franchise opportunity. The long and difficult financing process (made more complex after the recent [...]

By |2016-09-11T11:41:30+00:00September 11th, 2016|Categories: Finance, Franchise Advisor, Franchise research|Tags: |