Top 250 Franchise by Entrepreneur – Rank no. 182 – Caring Transitions – US
Products & Services: Sales of estates & household goods
Number of Locations: 148
Total Investment: $49.79K – 78.48K
Began Franchising: 2006
About Caring Transitions
Caring Transitions was founded in 2006 by Gary D. Green, who also founded Home Helpers/Direct Link, Growth Coach and Fresh Coat. Caring Transitions franchisees offer seniors assistance with moving by organizing and packing personal belongings, coordinating change of address, managing estate sales, cleaning and repairing the old property and interviewing real estate agents.
Where Seeking Franchisees: Franchisor is seeking new franchise units worldwide.
Startup Costs, Ongoing Fees and Financing
Total Investment: $49,799 – $78,479
Franchise Fee: $36,900 – $42,900
Ongoing Royalty Fee: 5%+
Term of Franchise Agreement: 10 years, renewable
Liquid Cash Available: $29,799 – $58,479
Franchise can be run from home. Number of employees needed to run franchised unit: 2. Absentee ownership of franchise is allowed. (100% of current franchisees are owner/operators).
How This Franchise Supports Franchisees
Training: Available at headquarters: 5 days. Regional/national meetings; sales boot camps
Ongoing Support: Newsletter, Meetings, Toll-free phone line, Grand opening, Internet, Security/safety procedures, Purchasing cooperatives
Marketing Support: Co-op advertising, Ad slicks, National media,
Franchise Ranking History
Franchise 500®: #182 (2013), #181 (2012), #210 (2011), #500 (2010), #439 (2009),
Fastest-Growing: #74 (2012), #68 (2010),
Low-Cost: #26 (2013), #28 (2012), #43 (2011), #97 (2009),
Top New: #7 (2011), #31 (2010), #45 (2009),
Top Home-Based: #39 (2013), #41 (2012), #60 (2011),
America’s Top Global: #166 (2011),
|Your Total Solution: For peace of mind and minimizing stress.|
|Long Distance Solution|
Today, it’s common for family members to live far apart. When an unfortunate event occurs, it can be very difficult to cope from long distances. With one phone call, Caring Transitions is your onsite advocate, keeping your family’s best interests at heart. We work with moving companies, real estate agents, bank trustees, and other relocation and liquidation professionals so you don’t have to make numerous trips away from your job and family. We also perform those necessary tasks not always associated with the sale of items or a move, such as gathering information, running errands and arranging for painting.
|Your Revenue Centers|
The Caring Transitions model is unique because, unlike other businesses, it offers you seven distinct revenue streams to help you make money faster. Aging Boomers and their parents have created the business opportunity of a lifetime through:
Caring Transitions is a turn-key franchising system, which means we offer you all of the comprehensive training, ongoing support, and top-notch marketing programs you need to get your business up and running faster. Plus, we’re not just a single-service business like an auction house or moving company. At Caring Transitions, we teach you how to coordinate all of the transition services, such as the planning, scheduling, sorting, staging, and liquidation, included in Senior Moving, Downsizing, and Estate Sales. Having these multiple profit centers can help you generate more revenue, clients and referral sources at a faster rate, which can mean more profit potential for you!
As families face unexpected life changes, such as aging, illness, or the loss of a loved one, they often must make numerous difficult and sometimes overwhelming decisions. Many don’t have the time, flexibility, or ability to cope. They need a Total Solution. With Caring Transitions, you can make a difference in the lives of others while building a successful business for you and your family. We’ll teach you everything you need to know about running a successful and rewarding business. Take control of your future by owning a company that’s part of a recession-resistant industry today!
Source: Caring Transitions official website