Comparison: Letting Agency Franchise versus the Southcourt Letting Agency Business Package
There is no doubt that the franchise concept
...for new business start-ups is an established and well trodden route. Starting a business under a well known and proven brand name, or with a unique product or formula, is more or less a guarantee of some degree of success.
However for anyone wishing to start a letting agency business, we do not consider that a letting agency franchise is a worthwhile choice to make these days. The reasons for this are twofold. Firstly, there is no well known or proven brand name which stands out above others, nor is there any unique product or service that can be offered to clients.
The second reason is the revolution to businesses that the internet has brought. No longer is it important, especially in a service industry such as a letting agency, to have shop premises, because most clients, whether landlords or tenants, will use the internet to find what they require.
The internet is a great leveller. With the benefit of a professional website the small single branch letting agency, even if home based, can appear as grand as a large multi branch lettings franchise. The landlord can see that his property will be advertised on the internet and receive just as much exposure as with a large high street agency.
This is why the online letting agency is becoming so popular. The letting agent receives enquiries by email or over the telephone, and meets landlord and tenant clients at the properties. Paperwork is handled by email or post, and payments of deposits and rents can be made over the internet via PayPal.
However if you purchase a letting agency franchise, you will have no choice but to trade from high street shop premises. The companies insist on this in their business model, mainly in order to provide a visual presence which they hope will promote their trading name nationwide, thereby also promoting their brand name.
It is for the above reasons that our letting agency business package has become so popular. Not only will you save thousands of pounds in franchise fees, but you will be building your own independent business in your own chosen name and style. You will truly be your own boss.
In our business package you will receive our comprehensive step by step training and operating manual, which takes you right through the various processes of setting up and running your letting agency, and learn methods that we have perfected over the years that we ourselves have traded as letting agents.
In addition you will learn numerous tricks of the trade and winning methods of acquiring business, which should ensure the smooth and rapid growth of your new business. Also included are the tools you will require, from website and software through ongoing support.
As well as the cost, and the independence benefits, you will, if you wish, be free to trade part-time or alongside another business concern rather than full-time. These options are simply not available with a franchise, where full commitment is the only choice available.
To learn more about our well proven letting agency franchise alternative, please read through this website, and if you wish contact us for a chat. Or better still order your business package right away. Its time to stop dreaming and start doing.
The lettings industry is booming, and the sooner you get the ball rolling, the sooner you will be up and earning. And remember, you will only need to let one property to recover the cost of our business package.