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Making Your Franchise Dream Reality -- On the Cheap

From cruising to carpet cleaning, you'll find plenty of opportunities on our list of the Top 100 Low-Cost Franchises.

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This story appears in the November 2010 issue of Entrepreneur. Subscribe »

Everyone's looking for a bargain these days--including would-be franchisees. If you're among those who want to dream big without spending big, never fear. There are plenty of businesses that can be started for less than $50,000, and this is just the place to begin your search: Entrepreneur's list of the Top 100 Low-Cost Franchises for 2010.

The ranking includes many of the usual low-cost suspects: Tax services, including the No. 1 franchise on our list, H & R Block. Commercial cleaning, which dominates the list with 14 companies. And real estate companies that keep costs low by allowing existing real estate businesses to convert to their brand.

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