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Thriving During the Pandemic: Flipping Real Estate

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Thriving During the Pandemic: Flipping Real Estate

While the real estate sector might be entering a down market, the opportunity is still ripe for investors to capitalize on leads driven by a national company with more than two decades in the business. Learn why now might be the perfect time to join the HomeVestors franchise from franchisees Scott Jones and Sheila Konecke.

TWO MEN AND A TRUCK—Driving A Recession-Proof Business for More than 30 Years

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TWO MEN AND A TRUCK—Driving A Recession-Proof Business for More than 30 Years

In 2000, at age 24, he invested in his first TWO MEN AND A TRUCK® franchise in Michigan. After spending 8 months in a general manager role, he took out a Small Business Administration loan and bought out the owners. Despite the events of 911 and the economic challenges that followed, Arnold was able move forward and help customers relocate to new homes and apartments.

Going Above and Beyond the Call of Duty: Cruise Planners Franchisees Serve on the Front Lines of the COVID-19 Pandemic

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Going Above and Beyond the Call of Duty: Cruise Planners Franchisees Serve on the Front Lines of the COVID-19 Pandemic

Andy and Lilly Popick, owners of a Cruise Planners franchise in Broward County, Florida, had planned to lead a group of 47 people on a trip to Australia in April. The trip was canceled, and instead, both worked as part of two federal emergency response missions aimed to support individuals and medical professionals affected by the coronavirus.

The Future of Travel: Why Now is a Good Time to Buy a Travel Franchise

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The Future of Travel: Why Now is a Good Time to Buy a Travel Franchise

While travel sales slowed down during the pandemic, as restrictions begin to ease, there will be a huge amount of pent up demand and customers will increasingly seek experts to help them navigate the new travel landscape in the upcoming months.

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First-Annual Franchise Culture100 Awards

First-Annual Franchise Culture100 Awards

This year's FBR Culture100 Awards features the top franchise companies with the most successful organizational cultures in the franchise industry. These brands are truly among the best-of-the-best in franchising.

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Rollovers for Business Start-ups (ROBS) - Step by Step Guide

Rollovers for Business Start-ups (ROBS) - Step by Step Guide

Your retirement funds can lead to franchise ownership. Learn how 401(k) business financing, a.k.a. Rollovers for Business Start-ups (ROBS), funds your dreams without tax penalties

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Sub-franchising, Master Franchisees and Multi-Unit Developers: Making Sense of Franchising Beyond the Single Unit

Sub-franchising, Master Franchisees and Multi-Unit Developers: Making Sense of Franchising Beyond the Single Unit

In addition to single unit franchise ownership, there are other models such as sub franchising and area development that can allow a franchisee to control a larger territory and bring in additional revenue streams.

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