Becoming a Franchise Owner with Handyman Connection
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Franchisee Responsibilities & Roles
Owning a Handyman Connection franchise means you are expected to actively engage in the operation of your business. Whether you purchase a brand-new franchise or buy into an existing business, your role as a Handyman Connection franchise owner is full of leadership responsibilities.
Although you won’t need to perform handyman work yourself, you will involve local craftsmen to complete work for your clients. Your areas of focus for your Handyman Connection franchise will include:
Market your Handyman Connection Services in the Community
- Building your client base through local marketing efforts with our marketing programs.
Recruit, Hire & Retain Quality Craftspeople
- Identifying reliable, qualified, individuals build your team with to complete all projects.
Customer Engagement & Service
- Client acquisition, sales and retention. Strong advertising and word of mouth recommendations.
- Appropriately and accurately manage all finances of the business.
Coordination & Scheduling
- Manage job schedules, coordinate contractors, suppliers and work-loads.
Be a Hands-On, Eager and Involved Owner
- Your business is the success of your business.
Available Franchise Territories
Handyman Connection has franchising business opportunities for qualified candidates to open their own home services business in many markets across the US and select markets in Canada. Available territories include:
As with any franchise business investment, there are certain criteria we look for to be considered for a Handyman Connection franchise. Below are the basic financial requirements we like to see in a successful candidate:
- Liquid Assets: $75K+ available to invest in the business. These funds can be from savings, stock/brokerage portfolios and even qualified retirement plans.
- Net Worth: $250K+ in personal net worth is important, particularly if a candidate is planning on securing any funding for business start-up expenses.
Franchisee Investment Information
The Handyman Connection franchise fee is $60,000 but there are several additional factors to consider which will add to that depending on how much marketing you plan on doing, what resources you have (office, computers, etc.) and the size of business you plan to pursue.
We estimate that the total investment to start your Handyman Connection franchise business ranges from $99,525 to $152,730, which includes the initial franchise fee, software fee, working capital, initial marketing funds and other start up expenses to open the business. The Franchisee pays an ongoing 5% monthly royalty on their Gross Sales. The Handyman Connection franchise costs are laid out in our franchise disclosure document (FDD).
Your Estimated Initial Investment
|Type of Expenditure||Amount||Method of Payment||When Due||To Whom Payment is to be Made|
|Initial Franchise Fee||$60,000||Lump Sum||On Signing Franchise Agreement||Handyman Connection|
|Travel and Living Expenses while Training||$2,325 to $4,100||As Incurred||As Arranged||Airline, Hotels, Restaurants and Auto Rental|
|Real Estate (Leased)||$1,600 to $4,800||As Incurred||Per Lease Terms||Lessor|
|Office Equipment||$1,700 to $6,800||As Incurred||As Arranged||Various Vendors|
|Lease & Utility Deposits||$650 to $1,500||Lump Sum||Upon Signing Lease||Landlord, Utility Company|
|Insurance||$1,940 to $6,250||As Incurred||Prior to and During Operation||Insurance Company or Agency|
|Licenses and Permits||$215 to $6,500||As Arranged||Prior to Opening||Government Agencies|
|Grand Opening Marketing, Advertising, and Promotion||$18,580 to $32,630||As Arranged||Prior to Opening and During Operation||Various Vendors|
|Computer Hardware and Software||$7,175 to $14,775||As Arranged||Prior to Opening and During Operation||Various Vendors and Handyman Connection|
|Additional Funds – Working Capital (Estimated for 3 Months)||$5,340 to $15,375||As Arranged||As Incurred During Operation||Various Vendors including Handyman Connection for answering services and staff|
|Total||$99,525 to $152,730|
*This information is presented to you to share the information as listed in the 2018 Handyman Connection FDD, and is not meant as an offer nor to replace any information in the FDD.
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Franchise Award Process
Finding the right franchise means finding a business that matches up with your personality and preferences for the long-term. We encourage our candidates to do their due diligence on the home improvement industry and learn about us by working with our Franchise Developers, talking to franchisees and our Home Office team. As we move along in the discovery process, we will ask you to complete an Application, a personality profile assessment and a background check.
After both parties have been able to assess a fit, we look forward to meeting our candidates in person at our Discovery Day where you’ll have the opportunity to meet one on one with the Executive team and determine if Handyman Connection is the place for you.