When choosing to invest in your dream franchise industry, you should consider your finances and how they might be impacted during the purchasing process. Considering your financial logistics during the franchise investment process is essential for the successful closing of your deal. Additionally, knowing how you’re going to fund your franchise is incredibly important before you even begin to pursue franchise listings. At Atlantic Business Brokerage, we have a wide range of franchise listings available at numerous price points. Knowing your budget, how much you’re able to take out on a loan, and how much you can afford for your total investment is vital. Here are a few financial tips for franchise investors that you should know before contacting Atlantic Business Brokerage.
Financial Tips for Franchise Investors: Contact Prospective Lenders First
Before you begin searching through available franchise listings, it’s essential to contact your desired lenders to get a price point in loan amounts that you are pre-approved for. By receiving a pre-approval for particular loan amounts, you’ll know what’s within your budget range. Anything outside of your pre-approved budget range will have to come in the form of cash. By knowing what you can afford upfront, you can confidently browse franchise listings and even place an offer when you’re ready.
Avoid Debt Prior to Franchise Investment
It’s critical to avoid debt before making a franchise investment. Any accrued debt can negatively impact your credit score, affecting how much of a loan you’re pre-approved for. By saving up and avoiding credit card debt or debt accrued by other means, you can ensure that you’re starting your franchise investment with a clean slate and healthy finances.
Crunch the Numbers When Placing an Offer
Lastly, when it comes down to placing an offer on your franchise investment, you’re going to want to crunch the numbers on your specific franchise location. You should understand completely what you’re investing in, the period you’ll be paying it off for, and the potential profitability of your franchise investment. By crunching the numbers, you can prepare yourself to kick into high gear when you take over ownership of your new franchise location.
Sell With Atlantic Business Brokerage, Inc.
At Atlantic Business Brokerage, our mission is quite simple; we help sellers sell businesses, and buyers buy businesses! Over the past 30 years, ABBI has facilitated the sale of countless commercial properties, businesses, and franchised locations. With our unparalleled knowledge of the business purchase and sale industry and our network of contacts, we offer services to both buyers and sellers that no other brokerage firm can match. Contact us to discuss your business buying and selling goals today at 410-561-9800 or Toll-Free at 800-279-7569. Email us at [email protected], and follow us online on Facebook and LinkedIn.