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Old 12-14-2013, 07:10 AM
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Nothing wrong with that, but if it's a successful franchise why sell it?
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Old 12-14-2013, 09:34 AM
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They are nearing retirement.
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Old 12-16-2013, 06:17 PM
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I bet they won't let it go cheap then! There are fees for selling your franchise.
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Old 12-16-2013, 10:41 PM
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No its not cheap.
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Old 12-16-2013, 11:08 PM
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You might be better off just buying a franchise from the USL guys, or is the territory not for sale?
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Old 12-16-2013, 11:12 PM
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Our state is covered by USL.
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Old 12-19-2013, 12:19 AM
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I have a friend who just signed up for a grounds guys , He is Screwed . he is already being screwed financially cause he has clients out of the zone he purchased , and now he cannot service them . If he wants to quit he cant even mow anyone for a period of years even though they were his clients before he bought the franchise .
BUYER BEWARE Franchises want you to Do well cause you will need to to pay them more money But if you dont they are going to take your clients !!!!! If you Fail they can take it over themselves or sell it to someone else and make even more money . Think about it were else do you pay someone to work for them its a bizzare concept
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Old 12-19-2013, 06:48 AM
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I would bet that the contract that he signed clearly stated everything that he or you are stating that he just found out. Territory boundary, non compete etc.
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Old 12-19-2013, 07:56 AM
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I have a friend who just signed up for a grounds guys , He is Screwed . he is already being screwed financially cause he has clients out of the zone he purchased , and now he cannot service them . If he wants to quit he cant even mow anyone for a period of years even though they were his clients before he bought the franchise .
BUYER BEWARE Franchises want you to Do well cause you will need to to pay them more money But if you dont they are going to take your clients !!!!! If you Fail they can take it over themselves or sell it to someone else and make even more money . Think about it were else do you pay someone to work for them its a bizzare concept
This is NOT true! I am an existing business and asked about this specific situation myself and have read the FDD nowhere does it state this is the case, please don't spread false info!
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Old 01-07-2014, 07:42 AM
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All I can say is you will find easier to get capital if you are in a franchise.
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