Home-Based Franchises and Business Opportunities
When you're running your part-time or full-time business from your home, you get a much more flexible work-life balance, and generally lower start-up costs and overhead.
Home-based franchises and business opportunities are booming across the US
What does it cost to get into the Home Based sector?
The average investment in the Home Based sector is $79,102. But, that doesn’t tell the whole story. There's a striking difference between the average and median.
Of all Home Based franchises, 0 have an investment lower than $61,840. The average initial investment is skewed because the most expensive franchise in this sector is $484,836.
When looking at franchise opportunities make sure you examine brands within your investment range. Search below for Home Based investments that fit your financial criteria. If you're not sure what you can afford, fill out our Franchise Affordability Calculator.
How much can I make in the Home Based sector?
How much money you can make from a Home Based franchise depends on several factors, including location and demand for your services.
One way to predict your profit potential is to evaluate the financial performance representations provided by a franchisor in Item 19 of their Franchise Disclosure Document. Franchisors are not required to disclose this information, some are more transparent than others.
In the Home Based sector, 51% disclose a financial performance representation. Of those, only 36% disclose some type of expense data on its franchisee operations.
Unlock our Home Based Sector Report to learn which franchises are profitable.
- Some start out in your home, but require that you move to an office after so many years
- Some are mobile based – your home is your headquarters, but you work primarily on the road to deliver products or services to your customers
- Some require employees who work remotely (senior care)
- Some don’t require employees at all, the owner runs the entire business