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Mar
27

Buying A Franchise From A New Franchisor. Should You?

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Considering Buying A Franchise From A Start-up Franchisor

If you are considering buying a franchise from a new Franchisor because you are one of those entrepreneurs that gets excited about new ideas or a new take on an existing successful business, you are probably not alone. Here are some things to look at before you make your final decision. These tips should help you identify the risks and benefits.

After all, you will be investing your life savings or a healthy portion of it in this new and young system with the hope that it could be the next big thing. So when you consider buying a franchise, especially from a new franchisor, be sure you have all the facts and figures to help make that determination of the chances of success you are hoping for. That is, long term success, not a flash in the pan.

Buying A Franchise From A  New FranchisorWhen buying a franchise from a new franchise system, first consider that the risk factor is higher than seasoned franchise systems. Secondly, there is normally less discernible information that can be fact checked than you would find with an established franchise. Thirdly, a lot of potential buyers tend to follow their heart rather than their brain.

Conversely, a new system could offer a better more desirable variety of great locations in your choice of markets and you could be an effective contributor to the growth of that young franchise putting you in the position of reaping an even bigger payoff. Remember, someone has to buy the first and then the second and so on. If successful, the sky is the limit. But, you need to be comfortable with your decision. To help avoid a loser, here are some tips to consider before a final decision is made to dive in.

Look For These When Buying A Franchise From A New Franchisor

When looking at buying a franchise from a new franchisor, you will want to be sure that A Starting Point When Buying A Franchisethe franchise is strong enough and has enough potential growth in order for you to be successful and reach the goals that you have set for the long term (it is important to set these goals). There are several elements that need to be considered and when all of these are present in the franchise system you are considering, you very possibly could have a winner. It helps to have a Professional In Franchising to get detailed information you can use.

All of these key elements should be part of any franchise you are considering:

A.  Good Concept
B.  Good Systems
C.  Successful Prototypes
D. Dedicated Management Team
E. Money Money Money

As we stated, these elements should be a part of any consideration when buying a franchise of any kind, new or well established. And, we have expanded on these elements in a previous article. Click on the following title to view this information “Take A Look At Franchising To Expand And Grow

We will continue with More Buying A Franchise Tips From New Franchisors in our next article. Be sure to tune in to get these valuable tips and ideas on this subject.####

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