20 Franchises You Can Launch for Less Than $50,000

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AmeriSpec Home Inspection Services

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CleanNet USA

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Complete Weddings and Events

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Computer Troubleshooters

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CruiseOne

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Dale Carnegie Training

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Doc Popcorn

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Fresh Coat

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The Glass Guru

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Green Home Solutions

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Happy & Healthy Products

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H&R Block

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Proforma

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MaidPro

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My Gym Children's Fitness Center

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RE/MAX

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Sit Means Sit Dog Training

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The Senior's Choice

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Unishippers Global Logistics

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Young Rembrandts Franchise

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Think you can't afford to be your own boss? Think again: Some of the top franchises in the world cost less than $50,000 to start.

These bargain franchises encompass everything from pet training to commercial painting, so there is something for every hopeful franchise owner. Here are 20 of the top affordable franchises from Entrepreneur's 2015 Franchise 500.  

Category: Home inspections

Website: amerispec.com

Startup cost: $44.3K-$75.5K

Total franchises/co.-owned: 290/0

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Category: Commercial cleaning

Website: cleannetusa.com

Startup cost: $9.8K-$97.95K

Total franchises/co.-owned: 2,951/14

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Category: Photography, DJ, video and photo-booth services

Website: completewedo.com

Startup cost: $30.4K-$48.7K

Total franchises/co.-owned: 200/2

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Category: Technology consulting for small businesses

Website: comptroub.com

Startup cost: $17.2K-$82.9K

Total franchises/co.-owned: 344/0

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Category: Travel agency

Website: cruiseonefranchise.com

Startup cost: $3.2K-$21.9K

Total franchises/co.-owned: 1,000/0

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Category: Workplace training and development

Website: dalecarnegie.com

Startup cost: $26K-$182.5K

Total franchises/co.-owned: 202/2

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Category: Kettle-cooked popcorn

Website: docpopcorn.com

Startup cost: $39K-$355.1K

Total franchises/co.-owned: 94/2

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Category: Residential and commercial painting

Website: freshcoatpainters.com

Startup cost: $49.4K-$76.95K

Total franchises/co.-owned: 112/0

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Category: Window and glass restoration and replacement

Website: theglassguru.com

Startup cost: $30.2K-$119.99K

Total franchises/co.-owned: 92/0

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Category: Environmentally friendly mold cleaning, pest control and odor elimination

Website: greenhomesolutions.com

Startup cost: $21.1K-$72.7K

Total franchises/co.-owned: 102/1

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Category: Frozen fruit bars

Website: happyandhealthy.com

Startup cost: $37.2K-$113.1K

Total franchises/co.-owned: 63/0

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Category: Tax preparation, electronic filing

Website: hrblock.com/franchise

Startup cost: $31.5K-$148.7K

Total franchises/co.-owned: 4,846/6,165

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Category: Printing and promotional products

Website: onlyproforma.com

Startup cost: $4.7K-$50.2K

Total franchises/co.-owned: 703/0

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Category: Residential cleaning

Website: maidpro.com

Startup cost: $45.9K-$202.8K

Total franchises/co.-owned: 187/1

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Category: Early-learning/fitness programs

Website: mygym.com

Startup cost: $34.3K-$247.2K

Total franchises/co.-owned: 329/0

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Category: Real estate

Website: remax.com

Startup cost: $37.5K-$279.5K

Total franchises/co.-owned: 6,751/21

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Category: Dog training

Website: sitmeanssit.com

Startup cost: $45K-$123.9K

Total franchises/co.-owned: 82/1

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Category: Nonmedical home care

Website: theseniorschoice.com

Startup cost: $38K-$55K

Total franchises/co.-owned: 170/1

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Category: Shipping services

Website: unishippers.com

Startup cost: $48.2K-$2.2M

Total franchises/co.-owned: 222/92

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Category: Art classes for ages 3 to 12

Website: youngrembrandtsfranchise.com

Startup cost: $40.2K-$48.9K

Total franchises/co.-owned: 107/0

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