JUNE 2020 NEWSLETTER

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Funding Your Business
Use Your IRA/401K
to Fund Your Business
  
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If you have retirement funds that you have not yet paid taxes on, you can access those funds to capitalize a business. You can then use those funds to buy a business, for any business expense, and to pay salary!

 

You are in control, you decide how much of your retirement funds you wish to use for the business. When working with a company that specializes in this funding option, and follows all of the IRS guidelines, you are able to buy a business Debt Free and Equity Rich (from the rollover of your IRA/401K funds). Additionally, you'll have a new 401K/Profit Sharing Plan that you can begin to contribute Tax Deferred.
 
Click here to learn more about using your retirement account and other funding options that are available.
Fun Facts
Public Storage Inc. was founded in 1972 by B. Wayne Hughes and Kenneth Volk Jr. in El Cajon, CA.

Public Storage is currently the largest brand of self-storage services in the US.

Today, there are more than 2,200 Public Storage self-storage locations in the US, Canada and Europe.
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The Fear Factor of Buying a Franchise

 

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Author and Philosopher Bertrand Russell once said "To conquer fear is the beginning of wisdom."

Buying a franchise is one of the biggest decisions you will ever make, so feeling fear is not only normal, it is entirely appropriate to the situation.

Who has fear? Everyone! Fear prevents us (most of us, anyway) from jumping out of a moving car or going over a waterfall in a barrel. Fear helps us make choices that are less likely to endanger our lives. Fear also prevents us from gambling our life's savings on a horse race or marrying someone we've known only a few days.
  
However, when we feel we have enough information about a subject, we can often get over fear and do things that were beyond our comfort zone.
  
If you are one of those people who has done your homework and found the franchise opportunity you've always dreamed of but can't seem to commit to a decision, then the final doubts you have are probably about your own abilities rather than the franchise itself.
  
This is where a qualified franchise consultant can help you. By assessing your interests, skills and experience, a consultant can guide you to a decision where risks are at an acceptable level and the benefits, while not certain, are well worth the effort.
  
The only problem with fear is when you allow it to stop you from doing something you know will make a positive difference in your life. Don't let fear stop you from reaching your goals! 
Buyer Checklist 
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1. Work with a consultant, he/she already knows the answers to most of your questions.

2. Take your time.

3. Identify your financial goals.

4. Understand your marketplace. 

5. Compare several franchise options.

6. Attend the Discovery Day.

7.Validate information with current franchisees.

8. Consult with a franchise attorney prior to signing any documents.

9. Begin your journey as a successful business owner.

Did you know... 
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One out of every 12 businesses operating today is a franchise.

 

What are some of the benefits to owning a franchise?

  
1. It's an established, successful brand.  
2. There are proven operating systems in place.  
3. Volume purchasing power. 
4. Shared experience with other franchisees. 
5. Formalized training and marketing programs to help ensure your success.

   

We've helped many aspiring business owners, just like yourself, realize their entrepreneurial dreams by matching them with their ideal Business or Franchise Opportunity.  If you're ready to take control of your future but need expert assistance finding just the right business, we can help.
    
You are never charged a fee for our services.
This Month's
Featured Franchise Category
Building & Storage
College H.U.N.K.S.
Cash Needed: $70K
Total Investment: $95K-$208K
Current Locations: 129              
                    
College H.U.N.K.S  Hauling Junk & Moving help their customers with their moving and junk removal needs.  With boxes, mattress covers, packing peanuts, labels, tape, and all the necessary tools, they can help you with every step of the moving process.  College H.U.N.K.S has licensed, bonded, and insured professionals who will treat all your belongings with the utmost care and respect.  They also offer free estimates and same-day service options.  Whether you are trying to move out of a house, commercial building, or storage unit, they can provide comprehensive moving and junk pick up solutions. 
 
   
 
College H.U.N.K.S stands for Honest. Uniformed. Nice. Knowledgeable. Service. and they are not just a franchise opportunity with a huge financial upside but they also boast a customer satisfaction score that is higher than household brands like Costco, Nordstrom, Amazon and Apple.  College H.U.N.K.S. continues to receive awards and recognition, as well as, national exposure in various media outlets including The New York Times, Oprah, CNN, Fox News and MSNBC, to name a few.
 
College H.U.N.K.S. is a full-service, one-stop shop for all moving and junk removal needs, their synergistic approach allows greater cross-selling and bundling to create a 100% stress-free experience for their clients and greater revenue opportunities for their franchisees.  
 
For more information, Click here 
Or call 800-401-9154
impresa Modular
Cash Needed: $50K
Total Investment: $139K-$313K
Current Locations: 1      
                    
Impresa Modular is a nationwide custom home builder.  They utilize modern modular building techniques to provide their leading edge homes to every state in the country.  The strength of a national custom builder coupled with the ability to deliver locally, virtually everywhere, makes Impresa Modular the team to trust with your new home.
 
The processes of modular construction are very different from those of on-site construction.  Many people who are new to off-site construction learn about the modular construction method and choose it because of its three main benefits:
  • Factory Built Quality and Efficiency
  • Better Value for the Builder and the Customer
  • Faster Construction Timeframe
 
 
Impresa Modular franchising was built to make you a successful custom modular home builder.  As an impresa Modular franchisee, you will gain access to all of the leads in your marketing area that register at ImpresaModular.com.  You will also receive the benefit of ongoing, field-tested marketing and design research and development, along with access to powerful construction and business system resources to help you stay ahead of the competition.
 
Impresa Modular's processes are designed to help you sell more and build faster.  But most importantly, you are joining a team with decades of experience that is ready to offer plenty of advice to help you as you establish and grow your custom modular home business. 
 
For more information, Click here 
Or call 800-401-9154
NorthStar Moving Company
Cash Needed: $111K-$188K
Total Investment: $111K-$188K
Current Locations: 3                                    

Since 1994, NorthStar Moving Company has proven the state-of-the-art way to move is with their red carpet service.  As a result, they have been consistently rated "A+" by the Better Business Bureau, and have earned the most five star ratings on Trustlink, Google Guarantee and Yelp.

NorthStar Moving Company move both families across town or the nation.  They also do commercial moves for corporations, as well as, the lucrative storage business, and have excellent links for international moves.

NorthStar Moving Company continues to elevate the level of customer service, customized care and environmental consciousness transforming the moving industry.  They continue to expand their eco-luxury services, commitment to the community and quest to move happiness home.



NorthStar Moving Company is at the beginning of another journey; they are expanding and want franchisees who share their commitment to client service, the community and to their team members.  Because they are just starting on this phase of their journey, there is a huge opportunity for you to choose your ideal location.

NorthStar has a strong presence in California and they also have a very strong national reputation; thanks to the amazing press they have received in publications like: Vanity Fair, Fortune Small Business, NBC National News, Robb Report, Real Simple Magazine, Inc Magazine, etc.

People move a lot.  And when you do a great job for someone you move, they become your best ambassadors.  They tell their friends, family and co-workers.  You don't need to advertise.  They do it for you!  Why?  Because moving is stressful.  They appreciate that you're taking the time to make a stressful situation into a smooth one.  They remember a job well done.  They remember who got them safely into the next part of their journey.

For more information, Click here
Or call 800-401-9154
Refresh Renovations
Cash Needed: $50K
Total Investment: $137K-$197K
Current Locations: 42           

Refresh Renovations grew out of a desire to provide homeowners with a practical solution to their renovation woes.  Before Refresh existed, the typical renovation experience included disorganized schedules, blown budgets and homeowners all but pulling their hair out from the stress of trying to manage it all on their own.

Today, Refresh Renovations has managed home renovations for over 1,000 homeowners, using their bespoke design and build process.  They take care of every stage of your renovation for you; including design, costings, council consents, scheduling, construction and decorating.  With Refresh, completing renovations on time and on budget isn't the exception, it's the expectation.

 
Benefits of owning A Refresh Renovations franchise:
  • Proven Business Model - Their 5-step process makes it easy to manage renovations and leaves no details out.  This ensures you begin each project with a clear understanding of what your business will gain, and end each project with a satisfied customer.
  • Innovative Technology - Their cloud-based systems keep projects organized and contractors connected.  You can easily communicate with your team, instantly access project information and update customers as needed.
  • Ongoing Support - You'll have a large team of marketing and business strategy specialists helping you to grow your business every step of the way.
  • Guidelines and Structure - Every Refresh franchise owner has access to a large online library full of helpful guides, tutorials and tools.  Everything you need to run a successful business is in one place.
Refresh Renovations has engineered a very powerful model that combines a fully integrated software system, enabling its franchisees to deliver the best customer experience and solve a massive problem for both homeowners and contractors.

For more information, Click here
Or call 800-401-9154
UNITS
Cash Needed: $250K-$500K
Total Investment: $500K-$1M
Current Locations: 30 
                                 
UNITS was established in 2004 during the emerging mobile storage and moving industry.  The company's mission is to provide personal mom-and-pop type customer service and supply the most innovative and highest quality equipment.  They strive to provide solutions for all kinds of space issues and eliminate the usual frustrations associated with moving a home or relocation of a business.  

UNITS offers high quality constructed containers featuring a translucent top allowing for natural light to enter the space.  The Unit container is clean, weather-resistant, spacious and available in 12' and 16' lengths.  The UNITS delivery system is the most technologically advanced in the industry, virtually eliminating any shift in contents when lifting containers on and off transport vehicles.  The Unit container may be placed in a UNITS secure storage and service center or at the customers desired location, always at ground level for easy access.   Nationwide, UNITS Storage and Service Centers are locally-owned and operated and familiar with the communities they service.
 








UNITS Moving and Portable Storage is one of the largest portable storage companies in the U.S. and is an industry leading company that provides short and long-term storage and convenient moving capabilities with the most secure storage container in the industry.   The $41 billion moving and portable storage industry is growing at a rapid pace, and is one of the most recession and technology resistant industries available.

UNITS Moving and Portable Storage business is simple and easy.  The business allows for a franchise to be run with few employees, semi-absentee or owner operated.  The franchise partner can either retain their day job by hiring a manager or they can leave their day job and run the business from their home, office or on-site.

UNITS' vision is continuous, sustainable growth, unsurpassed container equipment, and extraordinary local customer service.  They are quickly becoming a nationwide, and soon, a global, service provider of premier moving and portable storage solutions.
 
For more information, Click here  
Or call 800-401-9154
Master What is an Area Representative or Master Franchise?
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Some franchises have opportunities known as Area Representative or Master Franchise.  An Area Representative Franchise involves the development of a geographic region that can be as small as a single city or as large as an entire state; while a Master Franchise is normally reserved for the development of an entire country.  You purchase the right to develop a designated area and share in the franchise fees and royalties with the franchisor.  You work closely with commercial real estate agents, business brokers and consultants in the development of your area.  The investment needed to secure an Area Representative or Master Franchise opportunity can start as low as $150K depending the franchise, size of the population and the geographic area.
For more information, Click here  
Or call 800-401-9154
Master This Month's Featured Resale

Flooring Coverings International
Raleigh, NC
$88,690

Most franchise systems offer resales.  To find out what's available in your area, Click here
If you would like to learn more about this month's Featured Business Opportunities or have questions about business ownership, you may contact me directly by calling the number below. 

Sincerely,
Dave Struck 

Dave Struck

Founder/Consultant

Quest Franchise Advisory Group
Direct: 770-910-7767 ext. 101

dstruck@questfran.com 

www.questfran.com 

 

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Big $avings for  U.S. Veterans
As a way of saying "Thank you" to our Veterans, many franchise companies offer our Veterans discounts on franchise fees ranging from 10%-50%. Some also offer discounted royalty fees of up to 50% for your first year in business. Call us and we'll be happy
to match you with a participating franchise.