Starting your own business is never an easy feat, and very few entrepreneurs possess the natural ability and expertise to be proficient in all aspects of running a successful building company. That is where a well-established franchisor’s experience comes into play; when you buy a franchise, you buy a system – a complete method of […]
Essential Reading for Prospective Franchisees
In my discussions with prospective franchisees I tend to encounter the same sort of questions and concerns. To help you decide whether a Stroud Homes franchise is right for you I've put together the following series of articles. I strongly encourage you to read each of these articles prior to our first conversation.
Collaboration is Key Over the years, Stroud Homes has managed to develop a strong reputation as a franchising home building business all across Australia as well as in New Zealand, attracting new clients and builders alike. An imperative aspect of Stroud Homes’ success and high performance as a major player in the industry is their […]
Communication, Training & Support The reasons for starting and running your own home building franchise are as plentiful as they are diverse. But deciding to buy your own building business is also daunting and requires a leap of faith. It requires product knowledge, business skills, sales, and more than anything, hard work. Therefore, a vital […]
Getting Started “If you’re going to start a new home building business, you need to sell homes,” says Stroud Homes owner James Stroud. That sounds pretty straight forward when James says it, but it seems that many builders wanting to go out on their own forget this critical point. Even James himself wasn’t even aware […]
Recently I came across an article by Jeff Lefler The Top 3 Reasons to Invest in an Emerging Franchise. The article sums up the advantages of investing in an emerging franchise. As the founder and CEO of just such an emerging franchise, I can certainly attest to these benefits. Lefler explains that franchise systems are […]
Celebrating “Most Innovative Company” win in the 2017 Asia/Pacific Business Excellence Forum Award. Congrats to fellow winner Mick Bentham awarded for his Bentham foundation and their work in Nepal!
If you’re a local home builder in Melbourne, Geelong or other growing areas of Victoria, you should know that Stroud Homes has a number of franchise opportunities throughout the state. We’re especially targeting areas of East Melbourne such as Ringwood and regional centres like Geelong. At Stroud Homes we look for locations where Housing Industry […]
There are always plenty of opportunities out there for hard working home builders wanting to start a Stroud Homes Franchise, but at the moment we’re urgently calling for builders in Newcastle and North Sydney. At Stroud Homes we look at a lot of data before we start a new franchise, making sure there are enough […]
When starting a business from the ground up, you go through what’s known as the ‘trial and error’ period where your so called business plan takes many right hand turns requiring time and money to get back on track.
It’s been a big year for Stroud Homes as the company has grown with new franchises in Melbourne, Wide Bay, Wagga Wagga, Sydney South West and Brisbane West, as well as taking out a number of HIA awards and a QMBA. None of this would be possible without the hard work our franchisees put into […]