Top 10 Articles – Visa Franchise

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Patrick Findaro
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Published on 16 Mar 2021 Time to read 4 min read Last update on 19 Apr 2024

Based on more than 1,839,802 visits to over the last 7 years, we’ve compiled our top 10 most-read articles.

Top 10 Articles

1. Top 10 reasons NOT to invest in a gas station

Are you attracted to buying a gas station due to the simplicity and necessary nature of its service? There is a lot of competition and other factors to consider AGAINST investing in a gas station. Enjoy the video here.



2. E2 business visa investment opportunities – Top 40 (franchises)

Investing in a franchise is one of the best ways to secure an E2 business visa. Our team reviewed all the franchises in this article, and many have multiple E2 visa approvals. Watch the full video here.

3. E-2 investor visa: Review

Over the past years, few U.S. visa categories have increased as much on a percentage basis as the E2 investor visa. At Visa Franchise, we have advised many clients who invest in U.S. franchises, qualifying for the E2 visa. In this article, we review the E2 visa, its growing number of issuances, the high growth in Latin America as well as other pertinent topics related to the E2 visa. Read more here.

4. How to be prepared for the E2 visa interview? 

Regardless of the visa category, sooner or later most foreign nationals will have to attend an in-person interview at the U.S. Consulate or Embassy in their country of residency. This important and necessary step is particularly true for E2 Visa applicants. This is so because U.S. Consulates must adjudicate every E2 Visa application. Even if USCIS approved previously or even by their own consulate in the past. Read more here.

5. Beware of that E2 visa business for sale

Many of our clients initially inquire regarding the option of investing in an existing business in order to obtain their E-2 or L-1 investor visa. While purchasing an existing business has the potential to qualify for an E2 visa, there are many issues that are unique to investing in an existing business that can be avoided when investing in a new franchise business, distributorship, or joint-venture (JV) opportunity. Read more here.

6. What is an E2 visa?

The E2 visa allows a national of a treaty country the ability to invest and reside in the U.S. There is no minimum investment. Although, an investment of $150,000 or greater increases the chance of approval.

7. F45 franchise cost & profit worth failure risk in 2022?

The F45 franchise is a training studio that provides exercise training involving alternating periods of short, intense anaerobic exercise. The F45 Training system started in Australia in 2012 and currently has over 2,200 franchises sold in 63 countries. In the United States, F45 began offering franchises in 2015, and now they have 469 franchise units and 3 company-owned units. Read more here.

8. Is McDonald’s franchise cost worth the profit potential?

McDonald’s franchise is the quintessential American fast-food chain restaurant. It was founded in 1940 as a restaurant operated by Richard and Maurice McDonald in San Bernardino, California, United States. The restaurant chain has over 38,000 locations in over 100 countries around the world. McDonald’s has been a franchising company since 1955 and has relied on its franchisees to play a major role in the system’s success. Currently, about 95% of all U.S. restaurants are franchised to independent franchisees and about 5% are company-owned. Read more.



9. Indians can obtain the EB-5 visa through a franchise

Learn how you can earn U.S. permanent residence (green card) through investing in a franchise HERE.

10. Does a real estate investment meet the E-2 investor visa requirements?

Depending on how the real estate investment is structured, and the management necessary to administer the properties, real estate investments can qualify for the E2 visa. However, this option is rarely available for less than a $400,000 total cash investment and requires the purchase of numerous residential properties or one large commercial property. Read more here.

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