Your Journey Starts Here
The process of buying a franchise can be complex and confusing. Not all franchise business opportunities are created equal and it’s important to make a selection that meets your unique needs and goals. Using our proprietary technology and deep industry experience, we’ve developed the FBR Franchise Academy to help guide you through the process. Here we will take a deep dive into the six essential steps to franchise ownership—Discover, Educate, Explore, Research, Plan, Buy—to guide you along the way. Are you ready to explore the possibilities? Let’s get stared!
Six Steps to Franchise Ownership
Find out if business ownership and the franchising model is the right path for you.
Learn more about the common costs and fees of owning a franchise, understand how much you can realistically afford, and get familiar with the common terms of franchising.
Dive into the best franchise brands on the market today, learn how to compare your top choices, and decide if you should hire a franchise broker.
Ask the right questions of franchisees and franchisors, review credible resources, and learn how to make the most of Discovery Days.
Prepare your business plan with expert guidance, explore your financing options, and ensure you understand the Franchise Disclosure Document.
Execute a successful purchase with advice on hiring an attorney and an accountant, reviewing the franchise agreement before you sign, and understanding business compliance.
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Take the Personality Quiz
Do you have what it takes to own a franchise? Find out by taking the FBR Personality Quiz!
Franchise ownership is a great opportunity for anyone motivated with an entrepreneurial mindset. At the same time it’s not for everyone nor is every franchise going to be a good investment. We’re here to help you with each step of your journey – so, let’s start by taking our Personality Quiz to help determine if franchising might be a good match for you.
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