Berkshire Hathaway Homeservices Franchise Review

Franchise Facts

Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices real estate brokerage franchisee network that is associated with Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway company in Omaha, NE. The broker networks consists of middle-market communities, high-end residential markets and commercial real estate.

How much does a Berkshire Hathaway Homeservices franchise cost?

Berkshire Hathaway Homeservices has a franchise fee of up to $25,000, with a total initial investment range of $43,260 to $88,135.

  • Initial Franchise Fee: $25,000
  • Total Investment: $43,260 to $88,135
  • Working Capital: $30 to $525
  • Royalty Fee: 6%

The initial cost of a franchise includes several fees -- Unlock this franchise to better understand the costs such as training and territory fees.

How much does a Berkshire Hathaway Homeservices franchise make?

Franchise revenue depends on a wide range of factors, as does profit. How much money you can make from any franchise depends on a number of specific factors such as franchise location, labor costs, commercial lease rates and a number of other factors. Unlock this franchise for franchise-specific data and insight.

How many franchise locations do they have?

As of the 2016 Franchise Disclosure Document, there are 244 franchised Berkshire Hathaway Homeservices locations in the USA.

Are there any Berkshire Hathaway Homeservices franchise opportunities near me?

Based on 2016 FDD data, Berkshire Hathaway Homeservices has franchise locations in 45 states. The largest region is the South with 87 franchise locations.

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Last Reviewed: 2016

Berkshire Hathaway Homeservices is a Franchise Grade Made The Grade™ franchise, which means it's ranked highly by our analysts!

Berkshire Hathaway Homeservices Franchise Stats

Total Investment

$43,260 - $88,135
Franchise Fee

$25,000
Franchise Agreement
Initial Term
5 Years
Renewal Term
0 Years
Franchisee Outlet Growth
2010
0
2017
244
Ongoing Fees
Royalty
6.0%
Ad Fees
1.0%
# of Franchised Outlets

151

Additional Questions

Do they provide any initial training and opening assistance?

Yes, they have an initial training program of 23 hours. This includes 22 hours of classroom training. In their FDD they outline who’s in charge of the training. Unlock to find out more.

Online 0
On-the-Job 0
Classroom 22
Total 23

Do they offer Territory Rights?

Berkshire Hathaway Homeservices does NOT offer exclusive territories.

Do they have computer and technology support in place?

Yes. Berkshire Hathaway Homeservices offers comprehensive support for franchisees. Unlock this franchise to find out more details.

When did they begin franchising?

They began franchising in 2013. The average Brokerage franchise began franchising in 2005.

Do they offer financing support?

Yes, you can also click here to fill out our affordability calculator and understand your financing options.
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