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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


Startup cost: $44.3K-$75.5K

Total franchises/co.-owned: 290/0

Fresh Coat

Category: Residential and commercial painting


Startup cost: $49.4K-$76.95K

Total franchises/co.-owned: 112/0

H&R Block

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

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