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My Salon Suite franchise financing options

Compare costs, fees and where to get financing for a My Salon Suite.

Overall costs for My Salon Suite/Salon Plaza run anywhere from $166,734 to $420,456. 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 My Salon Suite/Salon Plaza franchise may result in higher or lower fees.

Franchise fees

My Salon Suite/Salon Plaza franchise fees total around $50,000, which is more than the $37,000 average for the 200 largest franchises.
Franchise Cost
Initial franchise fee $50,000 to $50,000
Estimated total $50,000 to $50,000

Equipment fees

Equipment fees total $219,595 for My Salon Suite/Salon Plaza. This costs more than the $180,023 average for the top 200 franchises.
Equipment Cost
Furniture and fixtures $111,079 to $309,188
Signage $3,655 to $15,268
Estimated total $114,734 to $324,456

Training fees

My Salon Suite/Salon Plaza initial training costs total $2,000, which comes in under the nationwide average of $9,788.
Training Cost
Travel and living expenses $1,000 to $3,000
Estimated total $1,000 to $3,000

Other expenses

Miscellaneous expenses for My Salon Suite/Salon Plaza total $22,000 — less than the nationwide average of $69,970.
Other Cost
Miscellaneous opening costs $1,000 to $3,000
Three months' additional funds $0 to $40,000
Estimated total $1,000 to $43,000
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 My Salon Suite/Salon Plaza is on the more costly side, we recommend following these steps to get fully financed:
  1. Go to the My Salon Suite/Salon Plaza franchising website and review its financial requirements, including cash-on-hand requirements.
  2. Reach out to My Salon Suite/Salon Plaza 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 $293,595 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 My Salon Suite/Salon Plaza — 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 My Salon Suite/Salon Plaza 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 My Salon Suite/Salon Plaza 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 $166,734. 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
Lendio business loans
$500
$5,000,000
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.
National Funding business loans
$5,000
$500,000
Be in business at least one year and make at least $150,000 in annual sales. Other loan types have additional requirements.
Working capital loans and equipment financing, some high-risk industries may be eligible.
Fundbox lines of credit
$1,000
$150,000
6 + months in business, $100,000+ in annual revenue, 600+ credit score
Get flat rate, short-term financing based on the financial health of your business, not your credit score.
Bitty Advance business cash advances
$2,000
$25,000
$5,000 monthly bank revenue, 6+ months in business, business bank account open 3+ months, 450+ credit score
With APRs in the triple digits, this is best saved as a last resort.
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How My Salon Suite/Salon Plaza stacks up

Compare how My Salon Suite/Salon Plaza holds up against two similarly sized franchises.
Experimax My Salon Suite/Salon Plaza Ace Handyman Services
Average Franchise fees $49,500 $50,000 $57,500
Average Equipment fees $82,400 $219,595 $4,300
Average Real estate fees $1,750 NA $1,225
Average Training fees NA $2,000 NA
Average Inventory fees $19,000 NA NA
Average Marketing fees $12,500 NA NA
Average Licenses and permits fees NA NA $1,115
Average Insurance fees $1,500 NA $2,150
Average Admin fees $1,250 NA NA
Average Personnel fees NA NA NA
Average Other fees $62,500 $22,000 $25,000

Bottom line

My Salon Suite/Salon Plaza franchise costs run a total of $293,595. 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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