7 of the Best Real Estate Franchises for Sale in the US
There are many reasons why you should buy a real estate franchise. These include:
You’ll have access to a proven business model that has been tested and refined by experts
You’ll have access to all the tools and resources you need to succeed
Brand recognition should give you a competitive advantage
You will be able to leverage your own skillset to give yourself an even greater edge over other competitors in the market
But there are so many potential targets for your business investment, you’re confused as to which you should buy. To help you make your decision, we’ve composed this list of seven of the best real estate franchises in the USA.
Joe Homebuyer franchisees operate with three potential income streams ─ wholesaling, fix-and-flip, and the rental market.
The company has been franchising its business model since 2019, and already has more than 50 franchisees. It’s a low-overhead, high-profit-margin business that does not require previous real estate experience ─ you’ll receive full training and support in a highly scalable business.
For a total investment of between $50k to $100k and a passion for real estate, you could be the next Joe Homebuyer franchisee.
Franchising since 1975, and with over 9,000 franchise units, RE/MAX is one of the best-known names in the industry.
You’ll be providing a host of real estate services to customers from an office location. Training for this includes a four-day initial education program, and there are other training courses available to you as your business grows. There’s a huge amount of support available to you, though you won’t be guaranteed an exclusive territory.
Your total investment for an initial five-year franchise will be between around $44k and $240k.
HomeVestors of America
Claiming to be the number one homebuyer in the United States, HomeVestors of America helps its franchisees succeed with a combination of training, marketing, and ongoing support. Founded in 1989 and franchised since 1996, the company now boasts well over 1,000 franchisees.
You’ll be making a difference in communities and neighborhoods, helping first-time buyers, renters, and real estate investors to find the homes they desire. You will also help distressed sellers to sell their homes quickly.
A total investment of between $80k and $450k is needed to become a HomeVestors franchisee.
Weichert Real Estate Affiliates
Named in the Franchise Business Review in its 2022 lists of ‘Top Franchises for Women’, ‘Top Low-Cost Franchises’, and ‘Top Recession-Proof Franchises’, Weichert Real Estate Affiliates has around 500 franchised units around the world.
Services that you will provide to customers include a listing of real estate, mortgages and financing options, and home and title insurance. You’ll receive training and support that includes a lead provision to help you succeed as a broker.
Franchising since 2000, the initial investment required will be between around $60k and $325k.
Do you want to own a real estate business that benefits from great branding, technology, and marketing? Do you want to be the ‘personal buyer’ for people looking for their next home? Then a NextHome franchise could be ideal for you.
Having started franchising its successful business model in 2014, the company now supports more than 400 franchisees in their success. You’ll need to invest around $15k to $215k.
Realty One Group
Founded in 2005 and franchising its success since 2012, Realty One Group has more than 200 units, with franchisees benefitting from state-of-the-art tools, technology, and training for life in the business of real estate.
In the top 40 of Entrepreneur Magazine’s Franchise 500 list, Realty One operates a 100% commission model, making its return on your success and a combination of marketing, promotion, and transaction fees.
To become a Realty One franchisee, a total investment of between $45k and $225k is needed.
Epcon Communities specializes in helping entrepreneurs develop and profit from residential communities for over-55-year-olds. You’ll benefit from a streamlined approach to the entire process, and help with land acquisition, marketing, and brand recognition.
The company was founded in 1986 and has a reputation for developing some of the most desirable neighborhoods in the United States.
The investment needed to become a franchisee in this lucrative business starts at around $1.1 million.
Which real estate franchises in the United States should you buy?
There are many top real estate franchises in the United States. These seven are only a small selection of those available to buy. For many entrepreneurs, the range of options can be confusing.
When deciding which of the top real estate franchise companies is right for you, you should consider a range of factors, including:
We help clients to assess their entrepreneurial and business skills, help them to understand their personal business goals, and then identify the real estate franchises that provide the best match to all of these factors.
Where do you start on your road to identifying a real estate franchise that will give you the greatest opportunity to maximize profitability in this lucrative marketplace?
Either take a franchisee assessment or if you prefer, book a free consultation to discuss your business goals and franchising objectives.