2008 Low-Cost Franchise Rankings

Displaying 1 - 50 of 87
Rank
Franchise
Startup Costs
1
RE/MAX LLC
Real estate
$38K - 259K
3
Kumon Math & Reading Centers
Supplemental education
$72K - 149K
4
Bonus Building Care
Commercial cleaning
$9K - 42K
6
Liberty Tax Service
Tax preparation, electronic filing
$58K - 72K
7
Jan-Pro Franchising Int'l. Inc.
Commercial cleaning
$3K - 51K
8
Chem-Dry Carpet & Upholstery Cleaning
Carpet, drapery and upholstery cleaning; tile and stone care
$40K - 140K
9
ServiceMaster Clean
Commercial/residential cleaning, disaster restoration
$50K - 181K
11
Jazzercise Inc.
Dance-fitness classes, conventions, apparel and accessories
$4K - 76K
12
CleanNet USA Inc.
Commercial cleaning
$10K - 98K
13
Instant Tax Service
Retail tax preparation & electronic filing
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$39K - 89K
14
Vanguard Cleaning Systems
Commercial cleaning
$10K - 36K
15
Merry Maids
Residential cleaning
$60K - 88K
17
Coffee News
Weekly newspaper distributed at restaurants
$10K - 11K
18
Home Helpers/Direct Link
Medical/nonmedical personal care
$65K - 105K
19
Anytime Fitness
Fitness center
$79K - 371K
20
Orion Food Systems LLC
Fast-food systems for nontraditional markets
$59K - 133K
21
Home Instead Senior Care
Nonmedical senior care
$99K - 115K
22
Heaven's Best Carpet & Upholstery Cleaning
Carpet and upholstery cleaning
$45K - 66K
23
United Country Real Estate
Real-estate, auction and marketing services
$16K - 39K
24
Rooter-Man
Plumbing, drain and sewer cleaning
$47K - 138K
25
Cruise Planners
Travel agency
$2K - 22K
26
Proforma
Printing and promotional products
$5K - 50K
27
System4
Commercial cleaning
$6K - 38K
28
Novus Glass
Auto glass repair and replacement
$47K - 229K
29
MARS Int'l. Inc.
Auto appearance reconditioning services
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$1K - 147K
30
Club Z! In-Home Tutoring Services
In-home tutoring
$33K - 57K
31
CruiseOne
Travel agency
$5K - 26K
32
Decorating Den Interiors
Interior decorating services and products
$56K - 80K
33
Pillar To Post Home Inspectors
Home inspections
$33K - 42K
35
HouseMaster
Home inspections
$61K - 108K
37
Anago Cleaning Systems
Commercial cleaning
$11K - 66K
38
Colors On Parade
Mobile auto paint and dent repair
$40K - 525K
39
The Alternative Board (TAB)
Peer advisory boards, business coaching
$91K - 102K
40
The Growth Coach
Small-business and sales coaching and mentoring
$52K - 82K
41
The HomeTeam Inspection Service
Home inspections
$39K - 72K
42
National Property Inspections Inc.
Home and commercial property inspections
$40K - 42K
43
High Touch-High Tech
Science activities for schools/parties
$60K - 64K
44
Stretch-N-Grow Int'l. Inc.
On-site children's fitness program
$30K
45
Re-Bath LLC
Bathroom remodeling
$81K - 353K
46
American Poolplayers Association
Recreational billiard league
$17K - 20K
47
N-Hance
Wood floor and cabinet refinishing
$24K - 132K
49
Mr. Appliance LLC
Household appliance services and repairs
$55K - 114K
50
Visiting Angels
Nonmedical home care
$61K - 99K
51
Ident-A-Kid Franchise Corp.
Children's safety products and services
$34K - 44K
52
SeaMaster Cruises
Cruises
*See Cruise Holidays
$10K - 17K
53
Aire Serv LLC
HVAC services
$85K - 216K
54
Computer Troubleshooters
Technology consulting for small businesses
$17K - 83K
55
Buildingstars Int'l. Inc.
Commercial cleaning
$2K - 52K
56
i9 Sports
Youth sports leagues, camps and clinics
$45K - 70K
57
Fast-teks On-site Computer Services
On-site computer-repair services
$36K - 62K
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