Top 50 Franchises You Can Buy for Less Than $100K.
1. Click IT Franchise – Managed IT Services Franchise
Click IT is a new emerging franchise providing IT services and support, computer sales, and repair to both residents and commercial customers. In business for ourselves with a company store since 2012, our emphasis is on selling recurring revenue solutions to both consumers and small to medium-sized businesses (SMBs). Click IT store: $119,521-$218,773, Capital Investment: $50,000, Franchise Fee: $49,996.
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2. Allstate Insurance Company
Minimum cash required to start business: $100,000
For insurance agents looking to run their own offices, Allstate offers affordable franchises with a reasonable investment. There are no franchise or licensing fees, and Allstate does not take control of any of the buyer’s capital. Those seeking to purchase an Allstate franchise should keep in mind that while Allstate doesn’t require any previous insurance sales experience to buy a franchise, passing a state licensing exam is required for anyone selling insurance in the United States.
Eleven was the No. 1 franchise on our list in 2017, and it took the No. 2 spot this year. The convenience-store franchise has a wide price range — anywhere from $37,550 to more than $1 million. You can learn more about the individual pricing for each location by visiting the 7-Eleven franchising website.
The commercial cleaning industry is another area that never seems to slow down. Coverall is a well-known commercial cleaning business that is looking for passionate franchisees, and you need less than $5,000 to get started. If cleanliness is next to godliness in your book, then this is the perfect business opportunity for you.
is a wireless accessories and cell phone repair business operating more than 700 kiosks and stores across North America, South America and Europe. The company’s goal is to reach 1,000 stores by the end of 2013 and 1,500 by 2015.The wireless accessories industry was valued at $34 billion in 2011 and is projected to grow to $50 billion by 2015.
RE/MAX is ranked No. 5 on the Franchise 500. The real estate franchise has a liquid cash requirement of $35,000, which is way lower than the other companies in our top five. For example, our No. 1 franchise, McDonald’s, requires franchisees to have at least $500,000 in liquid cash.
7. American Business Systems, LLC
American Business Systems, LLC offers medical billing services. As one of the most in demand services in the country, medical billing services continues to grow by leaps and bounds. By franchising with American Business Systems, you can work from anywhere, even home, and set your own schedule. No special degrees or professional licenses are required to be a medical biller and the ABS system simplifies complicated medical coding.
8. Caring Matters Home Care
As the number of seniors in the U.S. increases, the need for trustworthy in-home care services also grows. Caring Matters Home Care is a leading in-home care brand looking for franchisees to help expand their brand and they are one of top franchises under $100K. If you love caring for people and developing strong relationships, in home care is the right place for you to be. To get started, it will only take about $40,000.
helps small-business owners, who are already in business or transitioning out of corporate life, with any business decision by providing an objective view on things like finances, business operations and business planning.
ActionCoach currently has over 1,000 offices in 26 countries and continues to grow.
With jobs for experienced executives harder to come by, more and more people are becoming entrepreneurs — a trend that will no doubt continue.
ActionCoach has several options for franchisees — from a single practice unit in a designated territory all the way up to a master franchisee license.
The initial investment total for a single practice unit is roughly $61,000 to $75,000. For a firm with business coaches working under the franchisee, an initial investment ranges closer to $275,000.
10. BITBOX ATM
The Bitcoin ATM industry is one of the fastest growing industries in the world. In fact, projections indicate an annual compound growth rate of 46.61% by 2024. BITBOX ATM Franchises start at $41,950! Benefit from immediate income, a Home-Based Business, turn-key operation and a Bitcoin ATM industry that is generating $20,000 to $300,000 in transactions per month. We find your locations, install your machines and take care of all compliance and regulations.
Join the 22 Billion Dollar After-School Industry Become a Stemtree Franchise Owner Stemtree’s focus on science, technology, and engineering aligns with today’s nationwide emphasis on STEM: Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics. This is a response to escalating concern that the US is not preparing enough students to be leaders in these subjects, undermining our competitive edge on the international stage.
13. InXpress Australia
Global shipping business InXpress has built a solid reputation across the distribution sector, over 20 years of successful franchise growth. Here in Australia, the brand recently celebrated its 10-year anniversary on the local market.
The franchise provides an easy to use software platform that helps small to medium businesses easily book their domestic and global shipments online whilst providing them with local support.
A franchise will set you back $64,950 plus GST, and that includes a five-year agreement term, with an addition five-year option.
No previous experience is necessary as full training is provided, however a passion to succeed in sales and build a successful business is a definite advantage.
14. MowBot Franchise
Get started now and partner with MowBot. We are an eco-friendly business with state-of-the-art Mowbot robots for lawn maintenance. We offer multiples of revenue streams that include Bot Only, Full Service Lawn Care and Installation and Maintenance Services. Our call center is the jewel of our franchise support and will help you jump start your franchise from day one. Join the next big franchising trend today.
15. Patrice & Associates
We are one of the largest restaurant and hospitality management recruiting firms in the country. LOW START-UP COSTS! No inventory to buy, no car to wrap, no office to lease or location to build, no employees to hire. All you need is a telephone and the internet to be in business! Patrice & Associates is the only staffing and recruiting franchise in North America to give you leads (CLIENTS) from Day One! Work from home recruiting with the ability to bring on additional recruiters who can work from their homes anywhere in the country.
16. Appliance Tagging Services Pty Ltd
Workplace safety operation Appliance Tagging Services is one of the most innovative and specialized operations in our business services franchises under $100k list.
The flexible model provides franchisees with access to a national client base, plus expert technical and business support, with all invoicing and administration done by head office.
Franchisees visit workplaces to complete electrical safety assessments, as well as testing and reporting management systems in accordance with Australian and New Zealand standards.
The investment cost is a meagre $57,000 plus GST (excluding fire training and licensing), with the model requiring no prior experience, just a passion for safety and a commitment to your business.
17. MOSQUITO JOE
ENJOY YOUR WORK LIFE AGAIN. OWN A MOSQUITO JOE FRANCHISE Are you at a crossroads in your professional life? Not sure what the best next step is? Now is a great time to start your own mosquito control franchise and be your own boss. Outdoor pest control is an emerging, high-growth market and Mosquito Joe is the leader in the industry. When you own a Mosquito Joe franchise, you have a nationally recognized brand, continual support and best-in-class systems. Find success and a satisfying lifestyle in the great outdoors.
18. MR. ROOTERP
More Resources, More Possibilities There are multiple paths to starting a plumbing business or growing your current one, but so many of them leave you feeling overworked or stuck in the truck. Consider the path that leads to a flexible lifestyle and personalized support: a Mr. Rooter plumbing business. We’ve refined our franchise system for more than five decades to help capable people like you reach their goals.
19. The P3 Cost Analysts
Imagine Earning a Living By Helping People Save Money No matter the size of the organization, monthly recurring charges from vendors are rife with errors and overcharges.By digging into your client’s bills, and using our decades of industry expertise, we uncover savings client’s didn’t know they had.Our work generates significant monthly savings going forward, and vendor refunds and credits looking back. When we save your clients money, we share in the savings with them. A win win for everyone.
20. Two Maids
If you’re looking for a residential cleaning franchise that has been growing at an overwhelming rate, look no further than Two Maids & A Mop. Franchise owners benefit from more than 15 years of direct operating experience. You can convert 100’s of our leads into real, paying customers. We do all the advertising and marketing and semi-absentee ownership is allowed.
21. Wow 1 day painting
START A BUSINESS WITH WOW 1 DAY PAINTING
AVAILABLE FRANCHISE OPPORTUNITIES
It’s time to make your dream of starting a business a reality. By buying a franchise, YOU can be your own boss. YOU can control your own destiny, and YOU can reap the rewards of your own hard work.
For over 30 years, we’ve given great people the opportunity to build something of their own using our proven recipe for success – could you be next?
22. Junk King
Is a Junk King Franchise Opportunity Right for You?
Looking to Start Your Own Business?
Would you like to be a part of a team that believes in you and will support your future success as a business owner?
Junk King is looking for people who are excited about joining a dynamic team that is committed to serving its franchise partners, their customers, their communities and the planet.
You can do this!
23. Premier Gaming Trailers
Premier Gaming Trailers has been revolutionizing birthday parties and events for the past five years. We take the technology that children from 5 to 75 crave and put it into a multiplayer utopia capable of turning an ordinary celebration into a memorable event. Gaming trailers can be fully customized. No royalty or franchise fees and we provide outstanding support. Start a mobile children’s gaming business today.
24. Eatgatherlove – Kitchens Reimagined
An Eat Gather Love Franchise is a very special business opportunity. You will own your own business. You will be in charge of the time you put into that business. It’s you that will benefit from the success.
However, you won’t be on your own. We bring the experience, knowledge, systems, guidance, support and training to help you manage and grow your business.
Ultimately it’s about you taking control of your future rather than working for someone else.
25. Naturals 2go Vending
Healthier snack options from a vending machine. The vending business is going in that direction and Naturals2Go Vending is front and center. We work closely with our vending business operators to take advantage of this trend. We offer nearly 30 years of experience in the vending machine business. Learn more today!
26. 101 MOBILITY
We are a beacon of hope in a fragmented market.
101 Mobility franchises help seniors, veterans, and disabled individuals in their communities. With unparalleled manufacturer relationships, a government VA contract, and a proven business model, we set you up for success.
Do you want to own a business helping others?
27. TAPSNAP Photo Entertainment
EARN A LIVING BY MAKING PEOPLE SMILE
If you’re outgoing and friendly and you’ve just been waiting for an opportunity where you can put your personality and entrepreneurial spirit to good use, then a TapSnap photo booth franchise might be for you. Join over 100 Franchisees who have been able to create a business out of making happy memories.
28. HONOR YOGA
Join One of the Fastest Growing Yoga Franchises And Bring the Benefits of Yoga to Everyone.
Ready to Practice?
Turn Your Passion into Purpose and Profit with Honor Yoga.
Our Team is Ready to Empower You as a Studio Owner to Succeed.
We are seeking qualified yogipreneur for new locations nation-wide.
29. Matco Tools
Own a Matco Tools franchise and benefit from a franchise system that has been successfully operating for 25 years. Matco Tools provides new franchise owners with a specific geographic territory to cover and a list of at least 325 potential customers that they can call on in that area. Franchise Fact: More than 200 new Franchises are currently available with pre-established routes, contacts, and potential customer lists. Low start-up costs, financing of the franchise fee, inventory, start-up costs and more.
30. Apex Leadership Co.
Franchise with the Apex Leadership Co. team and help build tomorrow’s leaders today. They will assist you in raising money for schools in your community. Our powerful online platform maximizes your time and increases your reach for fundraising, all while our team of athletes does the heavy lifting and teaches PBIS-based leadership lessons. We combine fitness, fundraising and leadership into a powerful united event that builds your funds and your students’ character education. One of the fastest growing franchises in America!
31. FirstLight Home Care
JOIN THE HOME CARE FRANCHISE THAT TRULY CARES. FIRSTLIGHT IS THE HOME CARE FRANCHISE THAT IS SETTING A NEW INDUSTRY STANDARD.
We don’t just say we put people ﬁrst—we do it, every single day, through our Culture of Care. As the owner of a FirstLight home care franchise, our brand’s consistent, proven approach and ongoing support gives you a decisive
advantage in building a future for yourself—all while addressing the real needs of a growing population.
32. Snowy River Cocktail Co
Join the 22 Billion Dollar after-school industry by becoming a Stemtree franchise owner. Stemtree’s focus on science, technology, and engineering aligns with today’s nationwide emphasis on STEM: Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics. Did you know, more than 55 Million students in grades K-12 are enrolled in schools in the United States. The concern that our schools are not preparing enough students to be leaders in STEM subjects, means a good portion of K-12 students need our education programs. Learn more here.
33. Amazing Athletes
SINCE 2006 AMAZING ATHLETES HAS EMPOWERED FRANCHISE OWNERS.
Now is a great time to invest in an Amazing Athletes franchise. Our children’s fitness business has been steadily growing as more and more people see for themselves the positive impact we have on early childhood physical education. Our franchisees love that they’re able to build a flexible business that often works around their schedule.
34. Cousins Maine Lobster
Versatile & Easy-to-Operate Restaurant Models. Brick & Mortar storefronts, standalones, in-lines, food halls & more. We offer flexible models to fit your market. Cousins Maine Lobster will assist you every step of the way in choosing a location, building your restaurant, opening, and beyond! Versatile, easy-to-operate buildouts ranging from 200 sq ft. – 1500+ sq ft.
35. Fitness Machine Technicians
Are You the Next Fitness Machine Technicians Franchise Owner?
At Fitness Machine Technicians, we pride ourselves on offering aspiring business owners the opportunity to build their franchise quickly and efficiently so they can thrive in their new career path. We are also committed to providing the best customer service around, making sure all our customers are satisfied with the work we do.
Franchise Dictionary Magazine thinks we’re doing a great job too! For two years in a row, the Fitness Machine Technicians franchise was recognized as one of their TOP 100 Game Changers in 2018 and 2019. We couldn’t be more thrilled and grateful!
Their team reviewed several hundred exceptional franchise businesses before picking their top 100. We were featured in the December 2018 issue as a business that is raising the bar on service.
36. Dryer Vent Wizard
From the get-go, Dryer Vent Wizard is ready to assist its newest franchisees. Immediately after signing your franchise agreement, we begin to implement training that will provide the foundation for starting off on a successful note.
Our training is designed for the industry we created, and it helps franchisees feel supported and as a part of the Dryer Vent Wizard family. We understand that training is an integral part of your investment in a franchise, so we ensure that you get what you paid for with our tailored courses.
37. Icebox Cryotherapy
BECOME A FRANCHISE PARTNER
We prefer franchisees/operators to be actively involved in their first store. Above all, we are looking for people who share our obsessive dedication to health and wellness.
- Retail or health & wellness business experience
- Passion for a healthy lifestyle
- Energy and enthusiasm
- General compatibility with the concept
- Commitment to exceptional customer service
38. The Glass Guru
A FEW REASONS TO CONSIDER OUR FRANCHISE OPPORTUNITY.
The Glass Guru offers a unique combination of cutting-edge window/glass restoration services, glass replacement, and niche services to residential/commercial customers.
The Glass Guru has had significant growth and financial success since inception. Our model allows our owners an opportunity to fast-track their business to profitability.
Our support team of business and glass industry experts work closely with franchise owners and staff to provide the best in ongoing training, guidance, systems, and support.
39. Franserve Franchise Consulting
We represent more than 500+ top franchise brands. At FranServe, an expert franchise consultant can help you search through our database containing 500+ of the hottest franchise opportunities on the market, in nearly every imaginable industry, at no cost to you, and help you with funding options. Check out just some of the brands to get ideas!
AWAT, The All Weather All Terrain mobile fitness service, that can be performed any where at any time 24/7 365 days a year, founded by Rich Decker an international fitness enthusiast. Decker with over 30 years background in the fitness industry from designing and owning facilities, to creating fitness equipment with 2 US fitness patents, an inspirational speaker and author created AWAT fitness, as who needs a gym when we have the great outdoors.
AWAT method is we bring the gym to you. Our trucks have 20 workout stations that address strength , flexibility, core, agility , cardio vascular and most importantly the mind, body and spirit connection. You get to work out without the hassle of driving, parking, checking in, crowds etc, as time is a valued commodity and at AWAT we respect that.
41. Idolize Brows & Beauty Spa
Being the owner of an Idolize Brows & Beauty spa is an opportunity to own the ultimate feel-good business. Your experienced and trained staff will serve clients with our wide variety of spa services, focusing on our no appointment necessary eyebrow and facial threading, full body waxing, facials, and lash extensions.
Opening your own Idolize spa is worry-free, as our Corporate Team is here to help you, step by step, through the entire process. Our comprehensive training, simple operating systems, and management training will get your spa open and operating quickly, so you can concentrate on being successful.
42. Conserva Irrigation
We want you to see yourself as a Conserva Irrigation owner! Whether you are looking to convert your irrigation business or you want to take part in something bigger than yourself, we are here for you.
When you partner with Conserva Irrigation, you’ve got everything you need to blow the competition away. We can put more support and effort into your business because we have more knowledge and experience than any other irrigation franchise. Our company is part of Outdoor Living Brands™, America’s leading outdoor living franchise network. Innovation, experience, infrastructure, technology – it’s all here working for you.
43. Club Z! Tutoring
Club Z! is the world’s Premier In-Home and Online Tutoring Service. A Entrepreneur Franchise 500 company since 2016. Cash in on the $133 billion tutoring and test prep market. Manage a staff of teachers from your home. In fact, our Club Z! Tutoring franchise owners don’t tutor or teach. This is an executive model that can be full or part-time. Over 400 franchises worldwide. No experience necessary!
44. Assisted Living Locators
Pioneers of America’s First Senior Placement Franchise. Looking for a home-based franchise in the recession-resilient senior care industry, no employees needed?
Seniors – those among us age 65+ – are the fastest growing demographic segment in the U.S.
Senior population will double in the next 40 years
More than 10,000 baby boomers turn 65 every day. After the age of 70, an estimated 75% will need a senior living or care solution.
Senior living facilities in the U.S.
By 2030, there will be more than 72 million people in the U.S. over the age of 65, and at least 35 million of them will need senior care.
45. Press Waffle Co.
Our Brand. Your Business. A winning combination.
A one of a kind concept, Press Waffle Co. meets the demand for unique, customizable, indulgent offerings that customers crave. Join our growing family of friendly shops and let us help you take control of your future today!
We can’t wait to share our story with you, and become part of your story as you build your business with this emerging product in an exciting, growing industry.
We are looking for motivated individuals that share our vision of expanding this brand across the country. Join forces with a management team continually committed to the success of its franchisee partners.
If the entrepreneur in you is looking for something new and different, take a closer look at the unique opportunities that Press Waffle Co. offers.
46. Bloomin’ Blinds
Our All-in-One Business Model Gives You the Competitive Edge. Bloomin’ Blinds does things differently. For starters, we don’t downplay the fact that we are family owned and operated. In fact, we revel in it and let it inform the way we do business. We strive to bring a personal touch to our blinds franchise by getting to know our franchise owners as individuals and offering ongoing support and encouragement. This personalized culture carries over into our reputation with clients, who trust the Bloomin’ Blinds name to deliver exceptional blind sales, installation, and repair services for homes and businesses across the country.
Let’s talk about those repair services. At Bloomin’ Blinds, we not only sell and install blinds, we repair them. This means that you’ll retain clientele, reap higher profits, and develop a base of repeat customers much faster than a sales-only company. The other guys can’t compete with that.
47. Let Mommy Sleep
Work at Home! Let Mommy Sleep has started a newborn care revolution. Since 2010 we’ve grown and profited in double and triple digits primarily because of the tremendous need for our service. Our Registered Nurses and Newborn Care Providers provide nurturing care to newborns, education to parents and we have been awarded a government contract to teach Newborn Care.
48. Heaven’s Best Carpet & Upholstery Cleaning
Ready to Own a Franchise Business?
Achieve your dream of business ownership with a Heaven’s Best Carpet and Upholstery Cleaning franchise. You’ve decided to take control of your own future. Request an information packet today! In order to receive your free information packet, please submit your mailing and contact information below. We look forward to hearing from you!
49. MERRY MAIDS
The Nation’s Top Cleaning Franchise Opportunity. We are entrepreneurial enthusiasts, natural caregivers, innovative problem solvers—we are Merry Maids®, one of the largest house cleaning franchises in the United States, and we are excited that you are exploring our franchise opportunity! As part of our family, you’ll have the independence of owning your own business while being supported by a brand with national recognition. With your drive and dedication and our decades of industry knowledge, together we can accomplish amazing things.
50. Amerispec Home Inspection
When you’re ready to launch a home inspection business, there are hundreds of details to consider. When you become an AmeriSpec franchise, we’ll provide the operational support you need to get up to speed quickly, as well as assist you in marketing your team’s services to real estate agents, property professionals and homeowners in your community.
51. Garage Force
Garage Force has worked tirelessly to build a reputation as one of the most dependable installers of concrete coatings for both commercial and residential markets. We have developed a product that speaks for itself and we are proud to operate a business that we can not only stand behind but feel confident asking others to join us.
We are looking for motivated entrepreneurs who are looking for a profitable franchise opportunity to bring Garage Force to your area. We know that we have a superior product, but a large part of our company is offering personal experience and in custom installation to our customers. And, we need YOU to help us achieve that, nationwide! We’ve spent years developing a strong business strategy and marketing plan that will enable you to operate your own Garage Force franchise and begin generating immediate revenue.
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