Investing in a franchise can be a great way to own a business without having to experience all the hardships of starting from the ground up, but it’s not for everyone. Here are some relevant points that you should consider before buying a franchise.
Deciding to join a building franchise is a significant decision so its natural to have some questions regarding the process of joining, what support you will receive and what is expected from both the franchisee and franchisor. One important question revolves around the cost of starting a building franchise. In this video, James Stroud explains […]
In this video series, Mark Harris from Stroud Homes takes you through the top 5 reasons Australian builders go broke and offers some sound advice on how to avoid these pitfalls.
James Stroud chats with Peter Verrier of Stroud Homes Tamworth about Peter’s experience as a Stroud Homes builder.
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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