Buying a Franchise

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The Basics of Buying a Franchise
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The Basics of Buying a Franchise

If you're thinking about becoming a franchisee, find out what you're getting yourself into by reviewing this quick guide.
The Staff of Entrepreneur Media, Inc.
What to Ask Before You Buy a Franchise
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What to Ask Before You Buy a Franchise

Get answers from someone who's already done it, but make sure they're the answers you need.
Tracy Stapp Herold
Buying a Franchise? What to Look for in a Company's History
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Buying a Franchise? What to Look for in a Company's History

The documents franchises offer tell part of the story, but franchisees need the full history before committing to anything.
Joe Prusha
Franchise Forecast Continues Strong for 2013
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Franchise Forecast Continues Strong for 2013

The number of franchise establishments in the U.S. is expected to grow by 1.3 percent this year.
Catherine Clifford
Looking to Buy a Franchise? Here's How to Start
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Looking to Buy a Franchise? Here's How to Start

If the cookie-cutter franchise model appeals to you, then take these first five steps.
Colleen DeBaise
Beware of 'Song Birds' When Doing Homework on a Franchise
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Beware of 'Song Birds' When Doing Homework on a Franchise

Some franchisers will try to steer prospects to franchisees who will only sing their praises. Follow these five steps to make sure your research yields a more accurate picture of how a system is faring.
Jeff Elgin