Franchise Resales For Sale

We have over 6,320 Franchise Resales for sale. If you are thinking of purchasing a franchise, you can buy an existing franchise for sale or a new franchise opportunity. These existing or established franchises for sale are known as franchise resale opportunities.

Purchasing a franchise resale has a number of benefits:
  • The franchise resale is already in operation.
  • Buying an existing franchise can save time and money.
  • There are established franchise revenues and cash flows.
  • There is less risk involved with the same name recognition and brand awareness.
  • There is a possibility of buying an undervalued franchise resale if the existing franchise owner is eager to sell.
  • Buyer financing may be available from the seller for resale franchises.
Whether you are looking to buy a franchise resale or start a new franchise opportunity, we can help you find a franchise that's right for you. To view our franchise resales including franchise for sale by owner listings, select a state or province or use the search feature below. You can also check out our comprehensive directory of Franchises and Franchise Opportunities.

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