Buy A Franchise – Showhomes

August 21st, 2010

If you have been looking for an inexpensive, highly profitable, semi-recession proof Franchise, that is growing rapidly, then Showhomes may just be the Franchise you have been looking for (Buy A Franchise, Seattle Franchise, Bellevue Franchise).

Showhomes has helped Realtors and homeowners sell more than 22,000 homes worth more than $8 billion since its founding in 1986. Showhomes gives its franchisees an opportunity to add value to a well-defined, but under-served, real estate niche: vacant houses. Showhomes offers a turn-key suite of services that involves whole-house furnishing, staging and design and live-in home managers that keep homes in show-to-sell condition. These services help homeowners and their Realtors sell vacant homes faster and for higher prices.

Background Financial Terms Training and Support
• Year Established: 1986
• Year First Franchised: 1994
• Franchised Units: 35
• Company Owned Units: 1
• Projected New Units (12 months): 30
• States/Countries Registered In: U.S. all but North and South Dakota
• Availability in Canada: Masters / Area Developer – No
• States, from which Broker Referrals are not being accepted: North and South Dakota • Cash Investment: $10K
• Total Investment: $59K
• Minimum Net Worth: $50K
• Franchise Fee: Unit 1 is $29,900, Unit 2 is $19,900, Unit 3 and all additional is $19,000
• Discounts: VetFran, Women, Minorities? VetFran
• VetFran Program Participant: Yes. $5,000 discount per unit
• Royalty: 10%
• Ad: 2%
• Average # of Employees: 2
• Passive Ownership Allowed: No
• Earnings Claim: Yes • Financial Assistance Provided: Franchise Fee is financed with a minimum of $5,000 down per territory
• Site Selection Assistance: Yes
• Lease Negotiation Assistance: No. This is a home based business.
• Co-operative Advertising: No
• Training: One week (5 days) at corporate HQ in Nashville, TN. Shadow training 3-5 days in a franchise before and after basic training; peer bi-weekly conference calls; National Franchise Advisory Council; Field Operational Reviews; follow up support; national convention; coaching; teleconference; and regional continued training.

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2 Responses to “Buy A Franchise – Showhomes”

  1. Thomas Scotton 21 Aug 2010 at 12:11 pm

    Showhomes is a great franchise with good numbers, over two decades of market experience and really strong franchisee validation. For more recent information than is on this blog, visit

  2. hubb international insuranceon 23 Sep 2010 at 1:44 pm

    Could be the best post I have read all week!?!

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