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Wireless Zone franchise financing options

Compare costs, fees and where to get financing for a Wireless Zone.

Overall costs for Wireless Zone run anywhere from $84,000 to $232,500. 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 Wireless Zone franchise may result in higher or lower fees.

Franchise fees

Wireless Zone franchise fees total around $13,000, which beats out the $37,000 average for the 200 largest franchises nationwide.
Franchise Cost
Initial franchise fee $1,000 to $25,000
Estimated total $1,000 to $25,000

Equipment fees

Equipment fees total $13,000 for Wireless Zone. This is less than the $180,023 average for the top 200 franchises.
Equipment Cost
Business equipment and supplies $10,000 to $16,000
Computer equipment, signs, fixtures, kiosks and displays The then-current costs for computers, POS equipment, signs, fixtures, etc., at the time of each remodel or upgrade. Current remodel fees range from $35,000 to $70,000 or more, depending on the scope of the remodel.
Estimated total $10,000 to $16,000

Real estate fees

Real estate will set you back $30,000 for Wireless Zone, thought it's less than the average of $788,376 for the top 200 franchises.
Real estate Cost
Real estate and rent Not Included to
Real estate improvements $10,000 to $50,000
Estimated total $10,000 to $50,000

Training fees

Wireless Zone initial training costs total $5,250, which comes in under the nationwide average of $9,788.
Training Cost
Travel and living expenses while training, per person $2,500 to $8,000
Estimated total $2,500 to $8,000

Inventory costs

Initial inventory for Wireless Zone shakes out to $62,500. This is more expensive than the nationwide average of $53,119.
Inventory Cost
Initial product inventory $50,000 to $75,000
Estimated total $50,000 to $75,000

Marketing costs

Advertisement and marketing costs total up to $5,000 for Wireless Zone, beating out the nationwide average of $9,938.
Marketing Cost
Initial marketing program $5,000 to $5,000
Estimated total $5,000 to $5,000

Administrative fees

Wireless Zone administrative fees total up to $20,500 — which comes in over the overall nationwide average of $6,761.
Admin Cost
Sales tax, use tax, other similar tax, freight and delivery charges $3,000 to $38,000
Estimated total $3,000 to $38,000

Other expenses

Miscellaneous expenses for Wireless Zone total $9,000 — less than the nationwide average of $69,970.
Other Cost
Miscellaneous opening costs $2,500 to $15,500
Estimated total $2,500 to $15,500
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 Wireless Zone is on the more costly side, we recommend following these steps to get fully financed:
  1. Go to the Wireless Zone franchising website and review its financial requirements, including cash-on-hand requirements.
  2. Reach out to Wireless Zone 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 $158,250 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 Wireless Zone — 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 Wireless Zone 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 Wireless Zone 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 $84,000. 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
Fora Financial business loans
$5,000
$500,000
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
$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.
OnDeck short-term loans
$5,000
$250,000
600+ personal credit score, 1 year in business, $100,000+ annual revenue
A leading online business lender offering flexible financing at competitive fixed rates.
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.
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How Wireless Zone stacks up

Compare how Wireless Zone holds up against two similarly sized franchises.
Rainbow International Restoration Wireless Zone 100 Montaditos
Average Franchise fees $40,000 $13,000 NA
Average Equipment fees $92,000 $13,000 NA
Average Real estate fees NA $30,000 NA
Average Training fees $8,300 $5,250 NA
Average Inventory fees NA $62,500 NA
Average Marketing fees $20,000 $5,000 NA
Average Licenses and permits fees $2,638 NA NA
Average Insurance fees $11,250 NA NA
Average Admin fees NA $20,500 NA
Average Personnel fees $495 NA NA
Average Other fees $58,750 $9,000 NA

Bottom line

Wireless Zone franchise costs run a total of $158,250. 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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