If you are considering business ownership there are three options available to you. Start your own business from scratch, buy an existing business or buy the rights to a franchise in your local market. This 144 page guide is for those who are considering buying a franchise. The processes can be very confusing and demanding trying to work out the many variables such as which franchise to buy, what franchises are available, what is the initial cost, how much are the royalties and any other ongoing costs and which legal entity to use. It also looks at getting a loan, what the Franchisor provides, your role, how much and what sort of support you get. This guide covers all these questions and many more. If you are serious about buying a franchise this guide will walk you through the steps and provide the answers for you from the initial steps to opening the doors of your business while answering all your questions so you do things from a position of strength.