It’s a common misconception that buying a franchise costs a fortune. Many people with dreams of business ownership can get started without having to pay an extraordinary price tag. If you’re looking for an affordable way to get started, here are 11 of the best low cost franchises available.
#1. CruiseOne: $495
If you love to travel and you love to plan vacations, CruiseOne is probably one of the best franchises you can own. The investments start at as little as $495, which in the franchising world is unheard of, but you can get more bang for your buck as you increase your spending. The choice is yours.
#2. Cruise Planners/American Express Travel: $25,000
This is another home-based travel planning franchise backed by support from American Express. It has been ranked #1 in the industry for over a decade and offers unique benefits, such as buying power, higher commissions and more.
#3. 9round Fitness & Kickboxing: $25,000
If you’re looking for a franchise that blends well with your love of healthy living, 9round is your low cost solution. Start with their proven business plan. Then, get marketing support and guidance along the way without having to pay a high price tag.
#4. Maid Simple: $25,000
Love to clean but hate finding customers? Maid Simple is a low cost franchise that will do all the sales work for you. All you need to do is show up with a strong work ethic and get the job done well.
#5. Home Vestors: $15,000
This franchise is best known as the “We Buy Ugly Houses” franchise. If you’ve ever wanted to flip real estate for a living, you’ll love being a part of this organization. Get the guidance you need to start earning money right away.
#6. TapSnap: $25,000
Take advantage of the photo booth phenomenon with a TapSnap franchise. You have a potential customer with every organization hosting an event in your area. There’s low overhead and a low cost to get started.
#7. Drama Kids International: $25,000
Host summer camps or after school teen workshops for kids in your area with this home-based franchise. Classes are held in schools, community centers or other organizations.
#8. Kinderdance: $12,000
Pass your love of dance on to future generations (even if you’re not a dancer yourself) with a Kinderdance franchise. This is one of the largest and fastest growing franchises in the country.
#9. WIN Home Inspection: $20,000
Enter the exciting field of real estate without having to sell homes with a WIN Home Inspection franchise. Realtors have ranked this franchise as number one in the highest-quality home inspection franchise in an industry facing high demand.
#10. 360 Clean: $21,350
This is a cleaning franchise with a twist. They focus specifically on medical cleaning, such as at hospitals and senior care facilities. The franchise offers guidance and support to help you grow your customer base and your business.
#11. Healthier4U Vending: $18,000
The vending machine industry isn’t going away as long as people love to snack. This franchise lets you put healthier snacks in the hands of hungry customers, all with a low cost to entry.
Whatever your interest and industry, there’s a low-cost franchise ready for you to buy. Which one catches your interest?