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2021 Franchise 500 Rank
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Initial investment
$98K - $129K
Units as of 2016
37 -14.0% over 3 years

Company Overview

Started in 1994, House Doctors is based in Milford, Ohio and began franchising in 1997. Franchisees offer handyman, home-improvement and light remodeling services.

About House Doctors

Industry
Maintenance
Founded
1994
Parent Company
H.D. Franchising Systems Inc.
Leadership
Jim Hunter, CEO

Franchising Overview

Franchising Since
1997 (24 years)
# of employees at HQ
23
Where seeking

This company is seeking new franchisees throughout the US.

# of Units
37 (as of 2016)

Franchisor Information

Social
Facebook, Twitter
Corporate Address
400 Technicenter Dr., #101
Milford, OH 45150

Information for Franchisees

Here’s what you need to know if you’re interested in opening a House Doctors 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
$58,900
Initial Investment
$98,000 - $128,650
Net Worth Requirement
$300,000
Cash Requirement
$60,000
Veteran Incentives
25% off franchise fee
Royalty Fee
4-6%
Ad Royalty Fee
2%
Term of Agreement
10 years
Is franchise term renewable?
Yes

Financing Options

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

Third Party Financing
House Doctors has relationships with third-party sources which offer financing to cover the following: franchise fee, startup costs, equipment, inventory, accounts receivable, payroll

Training & Support Offered

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

On-The-Job Training
3-4 weeks
Classroom Training
1 week
Ongoing Support
Purchasing Co-ops
Newsletter
Meetings & Conventions
Toll-Free Line
Grand Opening
Online Support
Security & Safety Procedures
Field Operations
Marketing Support
Co-op Advertising
Ad Templates
Marketing Planning & Support

Operations

Additional details about running this franchise.

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

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Updated: February 8th, 2021