2006 Low-Cost Franchise Rankings

Displaying 1 - 50 of 79
Rank
Franchise
Startup Costs
4
RE/MAX LLC
Real estate
$38K - 259K
5
Liberty Tax Service
Tax preparation, electronic filing
$58K - 72K
6
Jan-Pro Franchising Int'l. Inc.
Commercial cleaning
$3K - 51K
7
ServiceMaster Clean
Commercial/residential cleaning, disaster restoration
$50K - 181K
8
Kumon Math & Reading Centers
Supplemental education
$72K - 149K
9
Jazzercise Inc.
Dance-fitness classes, conventions, apparel and accessories
$4K - 76K
10
Chem-Dry Carpet & Upholstery Cleaning
Carpet, drapery and upholstery cleaning; tile and stone care
$40K - 140K
11
CleanNet USA Inc.
Commercial cleaning
$10K - 98K
13
Bonus Building Care
Commercial cleaning
$9K - 42K
14
Coverall Health-Based Cleaning System
Commercial cleaning
$14K - 48K
15
Merry Maids
Residential cleaning
$60K - 88K
16
Realty Executives Int'l. Inc.
Real estate
$20K - 119K
17
Assist-2-Sell
Discount real estate
$23K - 43K
18
Heaven's Best Carpet & Upholstery Cleaning
Carpet and upholstery cleaning
$45K - 66K
19
Home Helpers/Direct Link
Medical/nonmedical personal care
$65K - 105K
20
Home Instead Senior Care
Nonmedical senior care
$99K - 115K
21
Cruise Planners
Travel agency
$2K - 22K
23
Comfort Keepers
Home care
$83K - 114K
24
Rooter-Man
Plumbing, drain and sewer cleaning
$47K - 138K
25
Club Z! In-Home Tutoring Services
In-home tutoring
$33K - 57K
26
Decorating Den Interiors
Interior decorating services and products
$56K - 80K
27
Pillar To Post Home Inspectors
Home inspections
$33K - 42K
29
Vanguard Cleaning Systems
Commercial cleaning
$10K - 36K
30
Novus Glass
Auto glass repair and replacement
$47K - 229K
31
Anago Cleaning Systems
Commercial cleaning
$11K - 66K
32
Coffee News
Weekly newspaper distributed at restaurants
$10K - 11K
33
Weed Man
Lawn care
$68K - 85K
34
MARS Int'l. Inc.
Auto appearance reconditioning services
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$1K - 147K
35
Computer Troubleshooters
Technology consulting for small businesses
$17K - 83K
36
AmeriSpec Home Inspection Services
Home inspections
$44K - 76K
37
WIN Home Inspection
Home inspections
$34K - 55K
38
CruiseOne
Travel agency
$5K - 26K
40
National Property Inspections Inc.
Home and commercial property inspections
$40K - 42K
41
The HomeTeam Inspection Service
Home inspections
$39K - 72K
42
Eye Level Learning Centers
Supplemental education
$68K - 135K
44
American Poolplayers Association
Recreational billiard league
$17K - 20K
45
Visiting Angels
Nonmedical home care
$61K - 99K
46
Kitchen Tune-Up
Residential and commercial kitchen and bath remodeling
$46K - 56K
47
Mad Science Group Inc.
Science education and entertainment programs
$72K - 92K
48
Dr. Vinyl & Associates Ltd.
Auto vinyl, leather, fabric and plastic repair
$41K - 72K
49
U.S. Lawns
Commercial grounds care
$33K - 79K
51
Sculpture Hospitality
Liquor inventory-control services
$43K - 57K
53
The Alternative Board (TAB)
Peer advisory boards, business coaching
$91K - 102K
54
The BrickKicker Home Inspection
Residential and commercial inspections, related services
$14K - 35K
57
Buildingstars Int'l. Inc.
Commercial cleaning
$2K - 52K
58
TSS Photography
Youth sports, school and event photography
$42K - 77K
59
Right at Home Inc.
Home care, medical staffing
$77K - 127K
60
Certified Restoration DryCleaning Network LLC
Textile restoration
$46K - 236K
61
Anytime Fitness
Fitness center
$79K - 371K
62
Decor&You
Decorating services and products
$50K - 344K
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