Country Properties

Summary of Operation:
Residential estate agency, sales and lettings. Respected and highly regarded brand that is recognised as a symbol of reassured professionalism and quality. Handling properties in all price bands, our Franchisees are provided with the opportunity to reap the huge benefits a powerful and progressive network such as ours can provide.

Ideal Franchise Owner:
People with or without previous experience who first and foremost recognise an exceptional business opportunity and will enjoy running a business following our guidance. Alone or in partnership, they will ideally be affable, keen to learn, firmly believe in the power of ’marketing’ and have a strong determination to win.

Training Provided:
Tailored training provided.

Training Location:
Baldock and other branches.

Support Services:
Management of residential lettings, financial services, sales of property abroad.

Year Established: 1974
Year of First Franchise: 1984
Number of Company Outlets: 1
Number of Franchised Outlets: 24
Franchises Planned: National coverage
Areas of Priority Development: All areas surrounding our existing network.

Overseas Opportunities Exist: AOR
Overseas Opportunities Planned: AOR

Total Cost of Franchise: £60k minimum
Initial Investment: £0
Management Service Fees Payable: 7.5% plus 1% marketing levy on sales. 2.5% plus 1% marketing levy on lettings.
Breakdown of Package: £7,500 Entrance fee plus setup and working capital.
Financial Assistance Available: Two thirds of start up capital

BFA Member: No
IFA Member: No

Year 1£160,000None
Year 2£240,000£40,000
Year 3£300,000£80,000