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The Process of Buying a Franchise

Buying a franchise can be a life-changing experience. There is a long road between meeting the franchisor, reviewing the franchise agreement, performing your due diligence and having your grand opening. We will help you understand the franchise buying process.

How to Use Your Creativity as a Franchisee
There are many ways to make the franchise your own while still adhering to the franchisor’s rules and regulations.

Franchises for Veterans
Leran about franchises for Veterans. As veterans search for a smooth transition into a new career after leaving active duty, franchising can be quite a viable option to consider.

Higher Likelihood of Success with a Franchise Business
Franchising is a popular method for new entrepreneurs to become successful business owners in a new venture. Franchises usually have a higher likelihood of success.

When You Buy a Franchise You Buy a Proven System
When you buy a franchise you are buying a proven system. The franchise company has typically developed a successful structure with the bugs worked out through trial and error over a period of time.

What Support Can You Expect from the Franchisor?
The support that a franchisee should expect to receive from his/her franchisor depends on many variables.

Different Types of Franchise Ownership
There are many different types of franchise ownership opportunities. Learn the differences between the 5 different ownership opportunities.

Low Cost Franchise Opportunities - What You Should Know
Low cost franchise opportunities, what you should know before you buy. Learn the advantages and disadvantages of buying a low cost franchise.

Healthy Fast Food Franchises
All about healthy fast food franchises. Learn why a healthy fast food frranchise might be a good investment.

Franchise Earnings Claims - How Much Can I Make with a Franchise
What are franchise earnings claims? Learn all about franchise earnings claims and how much you can make if you buy a franchise.

Franchising Fears - Buying a Franchise in a Bad Economy
Should you Buying a franchise in a bad economy? Some experts say it is the time to buy.

Jerome J. Williams - Guest Franchise Author
Jerome J. Williams has over 20 years worth of business experience in the Business Office Equipment, Medical Products, and Franchising industries where he has worked for and received numerous awards & achievements from companies such as Xerox, Johnson & Johnson Medical, Baxter Healthcare Corporation and Fantastic Sams Franchised Hair Salons.

Franchising After Retirement
Franchising after Retirement. With many Americans now living long after retirement, numerous retirees have found life more enjoyable and healthy if they stay active, not only physically but mentally as well.

How to Avoid Purchasing a Franchise that Might Fail
Learn how to avoid purchasing a franchise that might fail. Learn the steps to take and the questions to ask.

The Pros and Cons of Buying an Existing Franchise
Buying a new franchise does not guarantee success. When you buy an existing franchise you can sometimes better your odds of success. The pros and cons of buying an exisitng franchise.

Small Business or Franchise - The Pros and Cons
Should you buy a franchise or start my own business? Find out the pros and cons of starting a small business and buying a franchise.

The Franchise Agreement
Learn all about the franchise agreement when buying a franchise. Learn what is included in the franchise agreement and how it differs from the Franchise Disclosure Document (FDD).

The Process of Buying a Franchise
The process of buying a franchise is a very long process that should be done very carefully. There are many things to consider, and many steps to take during the franchise buying process. The 5 following stages will help you better understand the franchise buying process.

How Safe is Buying a Franchise?
There are many factors that point to franchising as one of the safest ways to go into business. After all, there is an established system in place for running the business. How can you make sure that the franchise you choose is a safe one?

Is Buying a Franchise Buying a Job?
Is buying a franchise buying a job? Buying a franchise can be both similar and different from buying a job. When you buy a franchise are you buying yourself a job?

All About Home Based Franchises
You may wonder about the safety of getting involved in a home-based franchise. There are some scams out there, but there are also many legitimate opportunities available. Learn the pros and cons of home-based franchises.

Purchasing a Franchise in a New Franchise System
Purchasing a franchise in a new franchise system. Learn the advantages and disadvantages of buying a brand new franchise.

Master Franchise Opportunities
Master Franchising allows people or corporations to purchase the rights to sub-franchise within a certain territory. Here is a list of franchises the offer master franchise opportunities.

Should I Hire a Franchise Attorney?
Should I hire a franchise attorney? In becoming a franchisee, you will invest a large portion of your valuable time and money as a new business owner. You should consider hiring a franchise lawyer or franchise attorney.

Federal Trade Commission - Buying a Franchise: A Consumer Guide
The Federal Trade Commission, the nation’s consumer protection agency, has prepared this booklet to explain how to shop for a franchise opportunity, the obligations of a franchise owner, and questions to ask before you invest.

IFA University - Free Introduction to Franchising Course
The International Franchise Association (IFA) offers this comprehensive course to help you "investigate before investing". Franchising is an excellent way to go into business for yourself but not by yourself. This online course is absolutely free.

Federal Trade Commission - Business Opportunity Scam Website
The FTC has created a website that offers information about some common business opportunity scams; how to spot, stop and avoid them; and how to file a complaint if you think you've experienced a fraud.

What to Look for When Buying an Existing Franchise
Business expert and franchise expert Richard Parker discusses what to look for when buying an existing franchise.

What to ask the Franchisor about Competitors and Market Share
As you consider purchasing a particular franchise, there are some important questions that you should ask the franchisor with regard to competition and market share.

Franchisee Self-Analysis
A checklist of questions to ask yourself if you are thinking about starting a franchise.

Location, Location, Location: Where to Set Up Your Franchise
A poorly selected site for a franchise will most likely mean failure — even if the concept is great. How to choose a location for your franchise business.

Negotiating a Franchise Agreement
Franchise Agreement, negotiation, adhesion contracts, territorial rights, right of first refusal, right of first notice, multi-unit franchisee

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