Top Franchises Under $30k

Buying a franchise may be more affordable than you think. These  franchises under $30K can help you get started with a low initial  investment which covers the franchise fee and several other costs required to get up and running.

Franchises with an investment under $30,000 are often home-based businesses that do not require upfront investment in the  construction of a brick-and-mortar storefront or leasing a physical space. Many franchises under $3oK require very little equipment or inventory which makes them ideal low-cost franchise opportunities.

These low-cost franchise brands  have a minimum investment of less than $30,000, but their maximum investment may be higher. It pays to do your research.

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360clean is a health-focused office cleaning service for businesses throughout the United States.

Investment: $20,800 - $29,000 Cash Required: $20,000
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American Poolplayers Association

The American Poolplayers Association (APA) is the largest amateur pool league in the world with over 250,000 members. With leagues playing in over 13,000 venues across North America, it is the first c…

Investment: $22,936 - $29,411 Cash Required: $22,936
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Auto Appraisal Network

Industry: Automotive, Services

Auto Appraisal Network provides a centralized appraisal report process and national network of certified appraisers to ensure consistent, accurate, and professional appraisals.

Investment: $16,700 - $44,275 Cash Required: $3,000
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Brightway Insurance

Brightway Insurance is a national property/casualty insurance distribution company with more than $900 million in annualized written premium, making it one of the largest Personal Lines agencies in th…

Investment: $18,100 - $173,500 Cash Required: $25,000
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Card My Yard

Industry: Services

Card My Yard exists to serve our communities with joy and partner with local organizations to help them celebrate. As the Premier Yard Greeting company we strive to grow and expand while serving the n…

Investment: $9,800 - $18,000
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Century 21 Real Estate

Industry: Real Estate

The CENTURY 21® brand has the scale and the reputation to lead the real estate industry into the future. While others focus on simply facilitating a transaction, CENTURY 21® Agents believe in the va…

Investment: $24,700 - $456,750 Cash Required: $75,000
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COMPUCHILD enriches thousands of children every week through supplemental and after-school classes at child care centers, elementary schools, and community centers in the United States and Canada.

Investment: $14,900 - $29,900 Cash Required: $30,000
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Cruise Planners

Cruise Planners is a travel agency specializing in booking cruises to destinations around the world.

Investment: $2,295 - $23,465 Cash Required: $10,995
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Dream Vacations-CruiseOne

Home-based Dream Vacation franchise owners sell travel packages, including travel protection, shore excursions, hotels and tours to individuals, couples, families, businesses and groups. 

Investment: $1,795 - $21,000 Cash Required: $3,500
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FranNet assists individuals with the entire franchise process – from franchising an existing business to purchasing or selling a franchise.

Investment: $28,754 - $42,754 Cash Required: $25,000
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Kampgrounds of America

Kampgrounds of America is the world’s largest system of privately held campgrounds with more than 525 campgrounds across North America.

Investment: $30,250 - $9,172,925 Cash Required: $500,000
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Network in Action

Network In Action believes that the perfect mix of technology and face-to-face networking to empower local businesses. They help local groups of professionals meet monthly, share insights and advice, …

Investment: $25,000 - $26,000 Cash Required: $10,000
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NextHome is committed to changing how people buy and sell real estate, putting the human interaction at the center of the transaction.

Investment: $16,250 - $220,345 Cash Required: $4,500

Premier Pool Service

Premier Pool Cleaning and Pool Service is a full service pool care company that handles any and all pool service and repair requests. When you call Premier Pools, you can rest assured that their pool …

Investment: $26,822 - $98,972 Cash Required: $10,000
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Proforma is a printing, promotional products, and packaging industry franchise with a creative edge to add impact and value to your programs.

Investment: $4,730 - $50,195
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Property Damage Appraisers

Property Damage Appraisers (PDA), the nationwide leading independent damage appraisal firm, is revolutionizing the industry by providing consistent quality products at speeds never experienced before …

Investment: $20,300 - $41,950 Cash Required: $20,300