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Fresh Coat franchise financing options
Compare costs, fees and where to get financing for a Fresh Coat.
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 Fresh Coat franchise may result in higher or lower fees.
Franchise feesFresh Coat franchise fees total around $44,900, which is more than the $37,000 average for the 200 largest franchises.
|Initial franchise fee||$44,900 to $44,900|
|Royalty fees||6% of gross revenues; $300 monthly minimum.|
|Estimated total||$44,900 to $44,900|
Equipment feesEquipment fees total $3,500 for Fresh Coat. This is less than the $180,023 average for the top 200 franchises.
|Furniture and equipment||$0 to $1,000|
|Computer system||$1,000 to $3,000|
|Vehicle||$0 to $2,000|
|Estimated total||$1,000 to $6,000|
Real estate feesReal estate will set you back $500 for Fresh Coat, thought it's less than the average of $788,376 for the top 200 franchises.
|Monthly office rental payment||$0 to $1,000|
|Estimated total||$0 to $1,000|
Training feesFresh Coat initial training costs total $1,000, which comes in under the nationwide average of $9,788.
|Travel and living expenses while training||$500 to $1,500|
|Estimated total||$500 to $1,500|
Insurance costsInitial insurance costs for Fresh Coat run $4,000. This means you'll be paying less than the overall nationwide average of $6,311.
|Insurance||$2,000 to $6,000|
|Estimated total||$2,000 to $6,000|
How to financeSince the estimated total for Fresh Coat is on the more costly side, we recommend following these steps to get fully financed:
- Go to the Fresh Coat franchising website and review its financial requirements, including cash-on-hand requirements.
- Reach out to Fresh Coat about in-house financing for franchisees.
- If in-house financing isn't available, look for online loans, bank loans and SBA loans to help meet the $53,900 estimated opening costs.
- Compare lenders based on amounts, interest rates and what types of personal and business credit history they accept.
- Once you settle on a lender, gather all required documents, including account statements and assets.
- Apply for financing online or in person as required by the lender.
What types of financing is available?Consider one of the following options for covering a portion of the costs to open a Fresh Coat.
- Online loan. For a turnaround that's faster than a bank, an online business loan could be the way to go. Credit requirements are often more flexible than those of traditional bank loans, too.
- Credit card. Using a business credit card allows you to spend up to your preapproved limit. This means if extra expenses pop up, you can likely cover them without having to take out another type of financing.
- Bank loan. If you have stronger credit — typically a score of 670 or higher — a traditional bank loan may get you a more favorable interest rate than a credit card or online loan.
- SBA loan. Qualifying for an SBA loan is easier than a traditional bank loan, but it typically comes with fees and higher interest rates.
Compare small business lendersYou may not need financing to cover the estimated $48,400. 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.
We update our data regularly, but information can change between updates. Confirm details with the provider you're interested in before making a decision.
How Fresh Coat stacks upCompare how Fresh Coat holds up against two similarly sized franchises.
|Wayback Burgers||Fresh Coat||Miracle Method Surface Refinishing|
|Average Franchise fees||$35,000||$44,900||$51,500|
|Average Equipment fees||$126,500||$3,500||$11,122|
|Average Real estate fees||$149,750||$500||NA|
|Average Training fees||$5,500||$1,000||$9,040|
|Average Inventory fees||$13,250||NA||NA|
|Average Marketing fees||$5,000||NA||$12,500|
|Average Licenses and permits fees||NA||NA||$2,750|
|Average Insurance fees||$2,750||$4,000||NA|
|Average Admin fees||NA||NA||NA|
|Average Personnel fees||NA||NA||NA|
|Average Other fees||NA||NA||$8,859|
Bottom lineFresh Coat franchise costs run a total of $53,900. 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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