Basics of a HMA Franchise
If you’re thinking about buying a HMA franchise, there are many things to consider before signing on the dotted line. Becoming a HMA franchisee is not a guarantee of success, but rather a blueprint that can assist you in achieving success. Given the correct market conditions, skills and dedication, being a HMA franchisee might be financially rewarding.
Owning a HMA franchise is a serious commitment and works best when you make a thoughtful, educated decision.
- Just because you love HMA’s products or services doesn’t mean that you will be able to successfully operate a HMA franchise.
- Being emotionally attached to the idea of becoming a HMA franchisee is not a state of mind in which you can effectively evaluate an opportunity.
- Your positive experience as a customer of HMA should not form the basis for deciding to become a franchisee.
As an example, just because you love Big Macs doesn’t mean that you should become a McDonald’s franchisee.
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HMA Due Diligence
You must conduct smart due diligence and determine from a business perspective whether owning a HMA franchise is right for you.
If you truly want own a HMA franchise, get all the information you can from HMA and secure a qualified advisor who has experience helping people like you purchase franchises.
You may also want find that gaining a better understanding of the terms related to franchising would be helpful. If so, you may want to visit A Glossary of Franchise Terms.
Make sure that owning a HMA franchise fits in with both your skills and life style objectives. If you don’t want to work evening and weekends, don’t purchase an ice cream shop. If you’re an introvert, don’t buy a franchisee that requires you to be extroverted.
Are you interested in more questions to ask HMA franchisor, HMA franchisee, or even yourself? Get to know the terms.
HMA Franchise Disclosure Document
Carefully read the HMA Franchise DisclosureDocument (Also known as an FDD). They can be intimidating.
As you are reviewing HMA’s Franchise Disclosure Document you will have a number of calls with HMA’s franchise team before you will be allowed to call HMA franchisees.
When you are allowed to call HMA franchisees make sure you speak to at least five to eight franchisees. You will find that most HMA franchisees will be honest and unbiased about HMA. If you would like more information on how to dissect a HMA FDD consider the following resources:
Does a HMA Franchise Make Money?
A critical part of your due diligence is to build an estimated P&L (profit and loss statement) and see what the numbers might look like if you become a HMA franchisee. Reading Chapter 13 of The Educated Franchise teaches you the secrets of this key step.
The decision making tools in Chapter 15 of The Educated Franchise and in Step 13 of The Franchisee Workbook shows you how to honestly evaluate whether or not buying a HMA franchise is the right move for you.
If you’re serious about becoming a HMA all franchisee and want to explore owning a HMA franchise, take the best first step you can and grab your copy of The Educated Franchise today!