Better Homes and Gardens Real Estate

Better Homes and Gardens Real Estate

Real estate
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2021 Franchise 500 Rank
#189 Not ranked last year
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Initial investment
$32K - $455K
Units as of 2021
389

Company Overview

Realogy Corporation, which also franchises Century 21, Coldwell Banker and ERA, reached an agreement in 2007 to license the Better Homes and Gardens Real Estate brand from Meredith Corporation. Franchising of the concept began in 2008.

About Better Homes and Gardens Real Estate

Industry
Services (Other)
Related Categories
Real Estate
Founded
2008
Parent Company
Realogy Holdings Corp.
Leadership
Sherry Chris, President & CEO

Franchising Overview

Franchising Since
2008 (13 years)
# of employees at HQ
29
# of Units
389 (as of 2021)

Franchisor Information

Corporate Address
175 Park Ave.
Madison, NJ 07940

Information for Franchisees

Here’s what you need to know if you’re interested in opening a Better Homes and Gardens Real Estate franchise.

Financial Requirements & Ongoing Fees

Here’s what you can expect to spend to start the business and what ongoing fees the franchisor charges throughout the life of the business.

Initial Franchise Fee
$0 - $35,000
Initial Investment
$32,420 - $455,000
Net Worth Requirement
$250,000
Cash Requirement
$100,000
Veteran Incentives
Franchise fee waived
Royalty Fee
5%
Ad Royalty Fee
1%
Term of Agreement
10 years
Is franchise term renewable?
No

Financing Options

Some franchisors offer in-house financing, while others have relationships with third-party financing sources to which they refer qualified franchisees.

In-House Financing
Better Homes and Gardens Real Estate offers in-house financing to cover the following: startup costs

Training & Support Offered

Franchisors offer initial training programs and a variety of ongoing support options to help franchisees run their businesses.

Classroom Training
32 hours
Ongoing Support
Newsletter
Meetings & Conventions
Grand Opening
Online Support
Field Operations
Proprietary Software
Franchisee Intranet Platform
Marketing Support
Ad Templates
National Media
Regional Advertising
Social Media
SEO
Website Development
Email Marketing

Operations

Additional details about running this franchise.

Is absentee ownership allowed?
No
Can this franchise be run from home/mobile unit?
No
Can this franchise be run part time?
No
Are exclusive territories available?
No

Franchise 500 Ranking History

Compare where Better Homes and Gardens Real Estate landed on this year’s Franchise 500 Ranking versus previous years.

Additional Rankings

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Ranked #189

Franchise 500 Ranking

Ranked #96

Fastest-Growing Franchises

Ranked #99

Fastest-Growing Franchises (U.S. & Canada)

Ranked #32

Top Franchises for Less Than $150,000

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Updated: February 8th, 2021