2006 Low-Cost Franchise Rankings

Displaying 1 - 50 of 79
Rank
Franchise
Startup Costs
4
RE/MAX LLC
Real estate
$37.5K - 259K
5
Liberty Tax Service
Tax preparation, electronic filing
$57.79K - 71.9K
6
Jan-Pro Franchising Int'l. Inc.
Commercial cleaning
$3.15K - 50.9K
7
ServiceMaster Clean
Commercial/residential cleaning, disaster restoration
$49.59K - 180.58K
8
Kumon Math & Reading Centers
Supplemental education
$72.19K - 149.32K
9
Jazzercise Inc.
Dance-fitness classes, conventions, apparel and accessories
$3.52K - 75.75K
10
Chem-Dry Carpet & Upholstery Cleaning
Carpet, drapery and upholstery cleaning; tile and stone care
$40K - 139.5K
11
CleanNet USA Inc.
Commercial cleaning
$9.76K - 97.94K
13
Bonus Building Care
Commercial cleaning
$9.02K - 41.91K
14
Coverall Health-Based Cleaning System
Commercial cleaning
$14.14K - 47.65K
15
Merry Maids
Residential cleaning
$60.15K - 87.75K
16
Realty Executives Int'l. Inc.
Real estate
$20.39K - 119K
17
Assist-2-Sell
Discount real estate
$23K - 42.99K
18
Heaven's Best Carpet & Upholstery Cleaning
Carpet and upholstery cleaning
$44.9K - 65.9K
19
Home Helpers/Direct Link
Medical/nonmedical personal care
$64.5K - 104.9K
20
Home Instead Senior Care
Nonmedical senior care
$99.01K - 114.91K
21
Cruise Planners
Travel agency
$2.09K - 21.98K
23
Comfort Keepers
Home care
$77.55K - 109.95K
24
Rooter-Man
Plumbing, drain and sewer cleaning
$46.75K - 137.6K
25
Club Z! In-Home Tutoring Services
In-home tutoring
$32.59K - 56.54K
26
Decorating Den Interiors
Interior decorating services and products
$55.77K - 79.59K
27
Pillar To Post Home Inspectors
Home inspections
$33.34K - 41.54K
29
Vanguard Cleaning Systems
Commercial cleaning
$9.85K - 35.83K
30
Novus Glass
Auto glass repair and replacement
$46.77K - 229.5K
31
Anago Cleaning Systems
Commercial cleaning
$10.52K - 65.58K
32
Coffee News
Weekly newspaper distributed at restaurants
$10.25K - 11.25K
33
Weed Man
Lawn care
$68.05K - 85.11K
34
MARS Int'l. Inc.
Auto appearance reconditioning services
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$0.5K - 147K
35
Computer Troubleshooters
Technology consulting for small businesses
$17.2K - 82.9K
36
AmeriSpec Home Inspection Services
Home inspections
$44.29K - 75.5K
37
WIN Home Inspection
Home inspections
$33.9K - 54.5K
38
CruiseOne
Travel agency
$4.61K - 26.27K
40
National Property Inspections Inc.
Home and commercial property inspections
$39.54K - 42K
41
The HomeTeam Inspection Service
Home inspections
$38.7K - 72.4K
42
Eye Level Learning Centers
Supplemental education
$68.08K - 135.1K
44
American Poolplayers Association
Recreational billiard league
$16.7K - 19.86K
45
Visiting Angels
Nonmedical home care
$60.75K - 98.5K
46
Kitchen Tune-Up
Residential and commercial kitchen and bath remodeling
$45.84K - 55.9K
47
Mad Science Group Inc.
Science education and entertainment programs
$71.8K - 92.3K
48
Dr. Vinyl & Associates Ltd.
Auto vinyl, leather, fabric and plastic repair
$41.31K - 71.5K
49
U.S. Lawns
Commercial grounds care
$32.79K - 79.3K
51
Sculpture Hospitality
Liquor inventory-control services
$43.4K - 57.09K
53
The Alternative Board (TAB)
Peer advisory boards, business coaching
$91.36K - 102.26K
54
The BrickKicker Home Inspection
Residential and commercial inspections, related services
$13.6K - 35.2K
57
Buildingstars Int'l. Inc.
Commercial cleaning
$2.25K - 52.38K
58
TSS Photography
Youth sports, school and event photography
$42.25K - 77.16K
59
Right at Home Inc.
Home care, medical staffing
$76.69K - 127.09K
60
Certified Restoration DryCleaning Network LLC
Textile restoration
$45.54K - 235.5K
61
Anytime Fitness
Fitness center
$78.69K - 371.17K
62
Decor&You
Decorating services and products
$49.61K - 343.92K
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