Showhomes

At a Glance

Products & Services: Home-management and staging services

Number of Locations: 53

Total Investment: $49.8K - $96K

Founded: 1986

Began Franchising: 1994

About Showhomes

Showhomes franchisees help home owners and real estate agents make vacant houses more appealing to buyers by filling them with furniture, accessories and art. They also provide home managers to live in and manage the house until it's sold, pay all or part of the utilities and reduce the risk of vandalism. The company is based in Nashville, Tennessee, and has been franchising since 1994.

Franchise Units

Year U.S. Canadian International Company Owned
2015 53 0 0 0
2014 56 0 0 0
2013 55 0 0 0
2012 60 0 0 0
2011 72 0 0 0
Where Seeking Franchisees: Franchisor is seeking new franchise units throughout the U.S.

Startup Costs, Ongoing Fees and Financing

Total Investment: $49,800 - $96,000
Franchise Fee: $34,900
Ongoing Royalty Fee: 10%
Term of Franchise Agreement: 10 years, renewable
Veteran Incentives: $2,500 off franchise fee
Financial Requirements
Net Worth: $250,000
Liquid Cash Available: $30,000
Operations
Franchise can be run from home. 10% of all franchisees own more than one unit. Absentee ownership of franchise is NOT allowed. (100% of current franchisees are owner/operators).
Financing Type In-House Third Party
Franchise Fee
Startup Costs
Equipment
Inventory
Accounts Receivable
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How This Franchise Supports Franchisees

Training: Available at headquarters: 1 week.
Ongoing Support: Meetings, Grand opening, Internet, Field operations/evaluations
Marketing Support: Co-op advertising, Ad slicks, National media,

Franchise Ranking History

Franchise 500®: #256 (2012), #214 (2011),
Fastest-Growing: #100 (2011),
Low-Cost: #45 (2012), #45 (2011),
Top Homebased/Mobile: #74 (2012), #62 (2011),

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