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Visa Franchise Services

At Visa Franchise we specialize in helping foreign nationals find the best franchise investment that will qualify them for an E-2, L-1, or EB-5 investor visa. Our goal is to simplify the process by finding and analyzing the best franchise investments for our clients and their family based on their own unique profile. We seek to understand our client’s investment goals, desired location, industries of interest, and investment size, among a variety of important factors, in order to find the best investment opportunities for them and their family.

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12 Step Process to Investing in a Franchise

At Visa Franchise we focus on helping our clients find and analyze the best franchise investments for them and their family based on their own unique profile. We specialize in helping foreign nationals find the best franchise investment that will qualify them for an EB-5, L-1, or E-2 investor visa. While the research and analysis service that we provide is important in finding the right franchise, it is also important for our clients to understand the full process and steps it takes to become a franchisee. Therefore, in this guide we have outlined the typical 12-step process that is necessary during the franchise review process in order to help the individual investor make an educated and informed investment decision. Here we would like to note that not every franchise will follow the same exact steps and order, though each franchise is likely to have a process that is quite similar. It helps to know that the entire process can take anywhere from 4 months to 12 months.

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Glossary of Franchise Industry Terminology

We at Visa Franchise have helped numerous clients from countries all around the world find and analyze the best franchise investments for them and their family. We realize that the franchise industry uses many terms that are unique to the franchise industry. Therefore, in the following guide we have created a list of many of the most common words and terms used within the franchise industry as well as their definitions.

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What to Know Before Speaking to a Franchisor

The initial introduction call or meeting is an integral part of the process when deciding which franchise investment is the right one. The introduction discussion typically serves as the first time a potential franchisee speaks directly with someone from the franchise team. The discussion is basically an interview for both parties. The franchisor is typically looking to find out whether the franchisee candidate is qualified for their franchise.

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Key Questions to Ask the Franchisor

Analyzing franchise concepts can be a daunting task, even for the most experienced of investors. For that reason we at Visa Franchise are there to help our clients navigate the franchise research and review process so that they are as informed as possible before making their investment decision. While our focus is on investment consulting for our clients interested in EB-5, L-1, or E-2 eligible business investments, our franchise investment knowledge can be used by anyone interested in franchise investments. Before having to make the decision to invest in a franchise, the potential franchisee will have numerous opportunities to speak with the franchise of their choice. In this guide we have compiled a list of key questions that should be used in the process of deciding whether a franchise is a good investment option.

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Key Questions to Ask Franchisees

We at Visa Franchise have helped coach many of our clients through the franchise review process as they analyze investments that will qualify them for the EB-5, L-1, or E-2 investor visa. An important part of our service includes teaching our clients all about the franchise industry in the U.S. A major benefit when looking at investment opportunities in the franchise industry is having the chance to speak with individuals that are already franchisees of the system. These franchisees are typically very transparent with prospective franchisees regarding their experience with the franchise, including both the positive aspects as well as the negative aspects. It is imperative to know the type of questions to ask these franchisees when the time comes to schedule these meetings. In this guide we have prepared a list of the most important questions to ask when speaking to the franchisee.

Guide exclusively available for Visa Franchise clients

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