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Molly Maid franchise financing options
Compare costs, fees and where to get financing for a Molly Maid.
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 Molly Maid franchise may result in higher or lower fees.
Franchise feesMolly Maid franchise fees total around $75,150, which is more than the $37,000 average for the 200 largest franchises.
|Initial franchise fee||$14,900 to $14,900|
|Territory fee||$45,000 to $65,000|
|Initial startup package||$5,000 to $5,500|
|Estimated total||$64,900 to $85,400|
Equipment feesEquipment fees total $10,250 for Molly Maid. This is less than the $180,023 average for the top 200 franchises.
|Auto lease deposit and three months' lease expense||$3,000 to $5,500|
|Computer hardware package||$2,000 to $4,000|
|Fixtures, furniture and equipment||$2,500 to $3,500|
|Estimated total||$7,500 to $13,000|
Real estate feesReal estate will set you back $8,000 for Molly Maid, thought it's less than the average of $788,376 for the top 200 franchises.
|Leasehold improvements||$1,000 to $5,000|
|Real estate, utility deposits and three months' rent||$4,000 to $6,000|
|Estimated total||$5,000 to $11,000|
Training feesMolly Maid initial training costs total $4,500, which comes in under the nationwide average of $9,788.
|Training expenses, including travel, food and lodging||$4,000 to $5,000|
|Estimated total||$4,000 to $5,000|
Licenses and permits costsMolly Maid initial licenses and permits will set you back $550. This comes out to less than $18,770 — the overall nationwide average.
|Licenses and permits||Cost|
|Permits and licenses||$100 to $1,000|
|License fee||3 u2013 6.5% of gross sales except for roll-in sales. In addition, minimum license fees apply.|
|Estimated total||$100 to $1,000|
Insurance costsInitial insurance costs for Molly Maid run $3,750. This means you'll be paying less than the overall nationwide average of $6,311.
|Three months' insurance and deposit||$2,200 to $5,300|
|Estimated total||$2,200 to $5,300|
How to financeSince the estimated total for Molly Maid is on the more costly side, we recommend following these steps to get fully financed:
- Go to the Molly Maid franchising website and review its financial requirements, including cash-on-hand requirements.
- Reach out to Molly Maid 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 $102,200 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?You have several options when it comes to financing a Molly Maid — 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 Molly Maid 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.
Compare small business lendersYou may not need financing to cover the estimated $83,700. 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 Molly Maid stacks upCompare how Molly Maid holds up against two similarly sized franchises.
|Menchie's||Molly Maid||Pet Supplies Plus|
|Average Franchise fees||$40,000||$75,150||$49,900|
|Average Equipment fees||$81,562||$10,250||$180,750|
|Average Real estate fees||$142,184||$8,000||$292,500|
|Average Training fees||$1,613||$4,500||$6,000|
|Average Inventory fees||$6,300||NA||NA|
|Average Marketing fees||$4,250||NA||$25,000|
|Average Licenses and permits fees||NA||$550||NA|
|Average Insurance fees||$1,350||$3,750||NA|
|Average Admin fees||NA||NA||$15,500|
|Average Personnel fees||$900||NA||$22,500|
|Average Other fees||$21,000||NA||$90,000|
Bottom lineMolly Maid franchise costs run a total of $102,200. 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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