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20 Franchises You Can Launch for Less Than $50,000


Sep. 16, 2017 Entrepreneur

Think you can’t afford to be your own boss? Think again: Some of the top franchises in the world cost less than $50,000 to start.

These bargain franchises encompass everything from pet training to commercial painting, so there is something for every hopeful franchise owner. Here are 20 of the top affordable franchises from Entrepreneur’s 2015 Franchise 500.

AmeriSpec Home Inspection Services

Category: Home inspections

Website: amerispec.com

Startup cost: $44.3K-$75.5K

Total franchises/co.-owned: 290/0

Fresh Coat

Category: Residential and commercial painting

Website: freshcoatpainters.com

Startup cost: $49.4K-$76.95K

Total franchises/co.-owned: 112/0

H&R Block

Category: Tax preparation, electronic filing

Website: hrblock.com/franchise

Startup cost: $31.5K-$148.7K

Total franchises/co.-owned: 4,846/6,165

Young Rembrandts Franchise

Category: Art classes for ages 3 to 12

Website: youngrembrandtsfranchise.com

Startup cost: $40.2K-$48.9K

Total franchises/co.-owned: 107/0

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