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Coldwell Banker Residential franchise financing options

Compare costs, fees and where to get financing for a Coldwell Banker Residential.

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Overall costs for Coldwell Banker Residential run anywhere from $64,800 to $189,000. See how the costs break down and what funding options might be right for your new venture into the franchise foray.

Estimated initial costs

Our cost estimates are accurate as of 2021 from Franchise Direct and include opening fees and expenses only. The location you choose for your Coldwell Banker Residential franchise may result in higher or lower fees.

Franchise fees

Coldwell Banker Residential franchise fees total around $12,500, which beats out the $37,000 average for the 200 largest franchises nationwide.
Franchise Cost
Initial franchise fee $0 to $25,000
Royalty fees 6% of gross revenue.
Estimated total $0 to $25,000

Equipment fees

Equipment fees total $22,525 for Coldwell Banker Residential. This is less than the $180,023 average for the top 200 franchises.
Equipment Cost
Building signs $700 to $20,000
Yard signs $1,900 to $5,000
Open house signs $800 to $1,250
Miscellaneous rider signs $100 to $300
Computer equipment for electronic data system $5,000 to $10,000
Estimated total $8,500 to $36,550

Training fees

Coldwell Banker Residential initial training costs total $1,750, which comes in under the nationwide average of $9,788.
Training Cost
Coldwell banker connect travel expenses and costs $800 to $2,700
Estimated total $800 to $2,700

Marketing costs

Advertisement and marketing costs total up to $6,300 for Coldwell Banker Residential, beating out the nationwide average of $9,938.
Marketing Cost
Printed materials $5,100 to $7,500
Estimated total $5,100 to $7,500

Administrative fees

Coldwell Banker Residential administrative fees total up to $8,000 — which comes in over the overall nationwide average of $6,761.
Admin Cost
Legal expenses $0 to $4,000
Website $0 to $10,000
Multiple listing services $0 to $2,000
Estimated total $0 to $16,000

Personnel costs

Uniforms, name tags and the like make up personnel costs, and for Coldwell Banker Residential it will run you $450. The nationwide average cost of personnel fees comes in at $22,818, which means you'll be paying less to outfit your employees.
Personnel Cost
Name badges $150 to $750
Estimated total $150 to $750

Other expenses

Miscellaneous expenses for Coldwell Banker Residential total $75,375 — more than the nationwide average of $69,970.
Other Cost
Miscellaneous $250 to $500
Three months' additional funds $50,000 to $100,000
Estimated total $50,250 to $100,500
All costs were found using the 200 largest franchises nationwide using Franchise Direct's list of more than 300 franchises, and are accurate as of 2021.

How to finance

Since the estimated total for Coldwell Banker Residential is on the more costly side, we recommend following these steps to get fully financed:
  1. Go to the Coldwell Banker Residential franchising website and review its financial requirements, including cash-on-hand requirements.
  2. Reach out to Coldwell Banker Residential about in-house financing for franchisees.
  3. If in-house financing isn't available, look for online loans, bank loans and SBA loans to help meet the $126,900 estimated opening costs.
  4. Compare lenders based on amounts, interest rates and what types of personal and business credit history they accept.
  5. Once you settle on a lender, gather all required documents, including account statements and assets.
  6. Apply for financing online or in person as required by the lender.

What types of financing is available?

You have several options when it comes to financing a Coldwell Banker Residential — even if the cost is on the heavier side. What assets you have available will largely determine how much you need to borrow, and which option suits you best.
  • Online loan. A number of online business lenders offer amounts up to $1 million, with some extending up to $5 million.
  • Bank loan. Your personal credit will typically need to at least be good — 670 or higher — when it comes to getting a bank loan large enough to cover a significant portion of Coldwell Banker Residential opening costs.
  • SBA loan. While your personal credit score doesn't need to be as good to qualify for an SBA loan, they usually cost more than standard term loans from banks or online lenders.
Also check if Coldwell Banker Residential franchise financing is available. You may be able to get some of the costs covered for less than you would with other traditional funding options.

Compare small business lenders

You may not need financing to cover the estimated $64,800. But if you need funds for other business ventures, select the loan amount, your time in business and revenue and your personal credit score to compare a selection of lenders.
Name Product Filter Values Min. Amount Max. Amount Requirements
Biz2Credit business loans
6+ months in business; $100,000+ monthly revenue; 500+ credit score
Get only the capital you need through secure, prescreened lenders with this highly rated company offering SBA, expansion, working capital and other loans.
OnDeck short-term loans
600+ personal credit score, 1 year in business, $100,000+ annual revenue, active business checking account
A leading online business lender offering flexible financing at competitive fixed rates.
Fora Financial business loans
6+ months in business, $12,000+ monthly revenue, no open bankruptcies
Get qualified for funding in minutes for up to $500,000 without affecting your credit score. Best for companies with at least six figures in annual revenue.
Lendio business loans
Operate business in US or Canada, have a business bank account, 560+ personal credit score
Submit one simple application to potentially get offers from a network of over 300 legit business lenders.
ROK Financial business loans
Eligibility criteria 3+ months in business, $15,000+ in monthly gross sales or $180,000+ in annual sales
A connection service for all types of businesses — even startups.

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How Coldwell Banker Residential stacks up

Compare how Coldwell Banker Residential holds up against two similarly sized franchises.
Coldwell Banker Commercial Coldwell Banker Residential Yves Rocher
Average Franchise fees $10,000 $12,500 NA
Average Equipment fees $21,500 $22,525 NA
Average Real estate fees $10,350 NA NA
Average Training fees $1,750 $1,750 NA
Average Inventory fees NA NA NA
Average Marketing fees $6,250 $6,300 NA
Average Licenses and permits fees NA NA NA
Average Insurance fees NA NA NA
Average Admin fees $2,000 $8,000 NA
Average Personnel fees NA $450 NA
Average Other fees NA $75,375 NA

Bottom line

Coldwell Banker Residential franchise costs run a total of $126,900. Before you decide to become a franchisee, compare the total costs against industry averages. And to learn more about financing read our guide to franchise financing.

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