Buddy's Home Furnishings Franchise

Rent-To-Own (“RTO”) furniture, appliances, electronics and computers

Buddy’s Home Furnishings is
the third largest Rent-To-Own (“RTO”) furniture, appliance, electronic
and computer provider in the United States. Buddy’s was founded in 1961
in Tampa, Florida and for the first 30 years of existence the Company
operated 21 stores in the Greater Tampa Area. Over the past five years,
Buddy’s has aggressively expanded its footprint by adding new
company-owned and franchised stores outside of its home area. As of July 1, 2015, 103 franchise, 54 company, and 45 partnership stores located
in the South, Southeastern and Southwestern regions of the U.S. The
Company plans to continue this rapid growth over the next several years
by opening new company-owned stores, acquiring independently operated
RTO stores and franchising stores.

The total investment necessary to begin operation of a Buddy’s Home Furnishings retail business is $385,166 to $912,594. This includes
$100,860 to $243,510 that must be paid to the franchisor or an
affiliate. If you enter into a Development Agreement, your investment to
begin operation of your first Buddy’s Home Furnishings retail business
will be as described above (minus the initial franchise fee for the
first Buddy’s Home Furnishings retail business that will be paid as part
of the development fee under the Development Agreement), and you will
pay the franchisor a development fee due in connection with signing the
Development Agreement. The development fee will be $25,000 for your
first Buddy’s Home Furnishings retail business to be developed under the
Development Agreement and 40% of the initial franchise fee for each
additional Buddy’s Home Furnishings retail business to be developed
under the Development Agreement. You must commit to develop a minimum of
two Buddy’s Home Furnishings retail businesses under the Development
Veteran Incentives  20% off franchise fee

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How much does it cost to open a Buddy's Home Furnishings Franchise?

The investment required to open a Buddy's Home Furnishings Franchise is between $385,166-$912,594. There is an initial franchise fee of $25,000 which grants you the license to run a business under the Buddy's Home Furnishings name.

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When did the first Buddy's Home Furnishings open? 1965
When did Buddy's Home Furnishings start Franchising? 2007

United States: Nationwide


Expense In-House Third Party
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Startup Costs N/A Yes
Equipment N/A Yes
Inventory N/A Yes
Accounts Receivable N/A N/A
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On-The-Job Training: 60+ hours
Classroom Training: Up to 42 hours

Purchasing Co-ops
Grand Opening
Online Support
Security/Safety Procedures
Field Operations
Site Selection
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Co-op Advertising
Ad Templates
Regional Advertising
Social media
Website development
Email marketing
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To calculate how much income a franchise owner can do at Buddy's Home Furnishings Franchise, may vary on factors like location, size etc., On the other side as a business owner your goals to maintain the quality of service while streaming sales high and expenses low. As any other franchise may include rent/mortgage, staffing/family, inventory supplies, utilities, administrative costs vise vera. Location to location and seasons the months costs may vary. Most franchises start up costs are typically fixed and they will cover most of the initial operating costs like signage, furniture, decoration and renovations.

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rent-to-own, electronics, furniture, appliances, computers
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Buddy's Home Furnishings

Buddy's Home Furnishings

4705 S. Apopka Vineland Rd.
Orlando, FL


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