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
Startup cost: $44.3K-$75.5K
Total franchises/co.-owned: 290/0
Category: Residential and commercial painting
Startup cost: $49.4K-$76.95K
Total franchises/co.-owned: 112/0
Category: Tax preparation, electronic filing
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
Startup cost: $40.2K-$48.9K
Total franchises/co.-owned: 107/0