2009 Low-Cost Franchise Rankings

Displaying 1 - 50 of 87
Rank
Franchise
Startup Costs
1
Instant Tax Service
Retail tax preparation & electronic filing
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$39K - 89K
3
Jan-Pro Franchising Int'l. Inc.
Commercial cleaning
$3K - 51K
4
Kumon Math & Reading Centers
Supplemental education
$72K - 149K
5
ServiceMaster Clean
Commercial/residential cleaning, disaster restoration
$50K - 181K
7
Stratus Building Solutions
Commercial cleaning
$3K - 58K
8
Jazzercise Inc.
Dance-fitness classes, conventions, apparel and accessories
$4K - 76K
9
Vanguard Cleaning Systems
Commercial cleaning
$10K - 36K
10
RE/MAX LLC
Real estate
$38K - 259K
11
Bonus Building Care
Commercial cleaning
$9K - 42K
12
Anytime Fitness
Fitness center
$79K - 371K
14
Chem-Dry Carpet & Upholstery Cleaning
Carpet, drapery and upholstery cleaning; tile and stone care
$40K - 140K
15
Merry Maids
Residential cleaning
$60K - 88K
16
Coffee News
Weekly newspaper distributed at restaurants
$10K - 11K
17
Home Helpers/Direct Link
Medical/nonmedical personal care
$65K - 105K
18
System4
Commercial cleaning
$6K - 38K
20
Anago Cleaning Systems
Commercial cleaning
$11K - 66K
21
Novus Glass
Auto glass repair and replacement
$47K - 229K
22
Home Instead Senior Care
Nonmedical senior care
$99K - 115K
23
Cruise Planners
Travel agency
$2K - 22K
24
United Country Real Estate
Real-estate, auction and marketing services
$16K - 39K
25
Rooter-Man
Plumbing, drain and sewer cleaning
$47K - 138K
26
Proforma
Printing and promotional products
$5K - 50K
27
Heaven's Best Carpet & Upholstery Cleaning
Carpet and upholstery cleaning
$45K - 66K
28
CruiseOne
Travel agency
$5K - 26K
29
CleanNet USA Inc.
Commercial cleaning
$10K - 98K
30
Club Z! In-Home Tutoring Services
In-home tutoring
$33K - 57K
31
Aire Serv LLC
HVAC services
$85K - 216K
32
HouseMaster
Home inspections
$61K - 108K
33
AmeriSpec Home Inspection Services
Home inspections
$44K - 76K
34
Decorating Den Interiors
Interior decorating services and products
$56K - 80K
35
OpenWorks
Commercial cleaning, facility services
$17K - 120K
36
Realty Executives Int'l. Inc.
Real estate
$20K - 119K
37
Furniture Medic
Furniture and wood restoration and repairs
$54K - 70K
38
Fast-teks On-site Computer Services
On-site computer-repair services
$36K - 62K
39
Right at Home Inc.
Home care, medical staffing
$77K - 127K
40
Stretch-N-Grow Int'l. Inc.
On-site children's fitness program
$30K
41
American Poolplayers Association
Recreational billiard league
$17K - 20K
42
MARS Int'l. Inc.
Auto appearance reconditioning services
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$1K - 147K
43
Colors On Parade
Mobile auto paint and dent repair
$40K - 525K
44
Mr. Sandless/Dr. DecknFence
Interior and exterior sandless wood refinishing
$9K - 53K
45
Mr. Appliance LLC
Household appliance services and repairs
$55K - 114K
46
Leadership Management Inc.
Leadership and organization training
$20K - 28K
47
Pillar To Post Home Inspectors
Home inspections
$33K - 42K
48
i9 Sports
Youth sports leagues, camps and clinics
$45K - 70K
49
SeaMaster Cruises
Cruises
*See Cruise Holidays
$10K - 17K
50
The Senior's Choice Inc.
Nonmedical home care
$34K - 51K
51
Buildingstars Int'l. Inc.
Commercial cleaning
$2K - 52K
52
Ident-A-Kid Franchise Corp.
Children's safety products and services
$34K - 44K
53
My Gym Children's Fitness Center
Early-learning/fitness programs
$34K - 247K
54
National Property Inspections Inc.
Home and commercial property inspections
$40K - 42K
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