Run your own Estate Agents - Martin & Co
Martin & Co is one of the only UK property agency franchises that offer a combined lettings and estate agency business with UK-wide recognition. With a network of just under 200 franchise owners, we are the largest property franchise business in the UK.
With strong high street and online presence, the secret of our franchise owners' success is that they can provide local property knowledge whilst being backed by a national brand. It's no wonder Martin & Co has been recognised for its award-winning service by its clients winning Gold for Best Large Letting Chain at the ESTAS (Estate & Letting Agent Awards) in 2009 and 2012, as well as Silver in 2010 & 2011 and most recently in 2013.
Our franchise owners take market share in their dedicated franchise territories using our support, sales training and understanding of best practice in the property industry. On lettings income alone, on average our franchise owners turnover £230k in year 3 and you can expect to build your business value to in excess of £275k in just 5 years.
Your success is our success
Who is ideally suited to our franchise?
Our most successful franchise owners are motivated individuals looking to build a business of value to support themselves, their families and their futures. Typically, you will either have a strong business background but want to benefit from our property industry knowledge or you come from a strong sales background within our industry but would like our business start-up support. All of our franchise owners recognise the benefit that the Martin & Co brand brings in giving their new business the kick-start and quick growth to take market share.
You'll most likely start your Martin & Co franchise as an owner-operator and very quickly grow it into a management franchise - your role in the business will depend on your skills and interests. The daily tasks in your Martin & Co office will include:
*Marketing, networking and PR
*Meeting and advising new clients
*Registering applicants and conducting viewing appointments
*Administration of new tenancies and property management
*Negotiation with buyers and sellers.
Our franchise owners use approved third party accountants to process rent and collect fees so you can concentrate on growing your business.
25 years of business success
Our franchise package gives you the best start
Everything that you'd expect from a proven franchise model and more.
*Exclusive 5 year franchise agreement
*Funding & business plan
*Extensive induction programme
*Your own website with IT support
*Cost effective advertising
*Head office support team including visits from our operations directors
*Annual franchise conference and best practice sharing
*Launch marketing package
*Ongoing marketing, media & public relations support
*40,000 total enquiries per month through the Martin & Co website
Investing in your future
How the financials stack up
Our franchise fee is £18, 500 + VAT and to open your Martin & Co high street office you will need to invest a total of c£85,000 + VAT. (An online set up is c£35,000+VAT)
Due to the success of our franchise, the major high street banks will lend up to 70% of the cost of the franchise depending on your personal circumstances.
You will pay monthly Management Services Fee of 9% of turnover + VAT. This pays for all the ongoing support you will receive from our dedicated support team.
Your return on investment will always be intrinsically linked to the effort that you put in to your business. However, on average our franchise owner turnover £275k by year 3 and we will be able to work through potential figures for your franchise during a discovery meeting.
We welcome enquiries from people from any industry sector. A lot of our current franchisees are from backgrounds such as Travel, Catering & Hospitality, recruitment, public sector, transport and logistics, healthcare, education, consultancy, insurance and IT
Job Type : Any
Location : Brighton, Oxford, Exeter, Bath, Wolverhampton, Cardiff, Swansea, Newport, Bristol, Northampton, Swindon, London, Norwich, Ipswich, Plymouth, Southampton, Portsmouth, Bournemouth, Uk
Salary : Turnover £275,000 pa
Date Advertised : 27 Jan 2014
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