House Doctors

Since the company's purchase in 2012 by Jim Hunter, House Doctors is now a thriving handyman, home improvement franchise. Franchisees are executives who manages a small team and benefit from the work of others. They no longer swing a hammer and have a very scalable opportunity.

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House Doctors

House Doctors Franchise Cost and Requirements for 2022


"Home Improvement Just Got Easier"

Home Improvement is a $100 BILLION PLUS industry that is very fragmented. Often finding a contractor or handyman that shows up on time and does quality work is a huge challenge for home and business property owners. HouseDoctors Professional technicians arrive on time, in uniform, driving logo wrapped vans (your own mobile billboard). We provide estimates created on our web-based software and do quality work that is guaranteed for a full year. Our marketing and operating systems ensure you will generate loyal customers who continue to use your services and refer their friends for years to come.

About Us

HouseDoctors, founded in 1997, provides a full range of Handyman and remodeling services to residential and commercial customers. In June of 2012, HouseDoctors was purchased by then president, Jim Hunter, who has a passion for building businesses. Jim spent the first 10 years of his career as a franchisee so he has the utmost respect for and commitment to our franchisees. If you would like join a concept where your success is the franchisor's number one priority, "the Doctor is in."

Why HouseDoctors

  • Home based -?No need to lease space and pay rent each month
  • Regular hours -?You don't have to work nights and weekends
  • Protected Territory -?3 Options available to meet your financial goals and investment level
  • Open Quickly -?Our Fast Start program can have you open in as little as 45 days
  • Low Overhead -?Minimal inventory, add Technicians and lease vans as you grow
  • National Accounts -?Established relationships and discounts with many national partners
  • Technology -?Web based Software for Scheduling, Quoting, Invoicing & Customer Feedback
  • Support -?Weekly coaching sessions covering Finance, Operations and Marketing
  • Accessibility -?Speak with anyone on our team, including the CEO, without an appointment

Company Details

Established: 1995
First Unit Franchised: 1997
Franchised Units: 40
Company Owned Units: 0
States Registered In: ALL STATES EXCEPT: California, Hawaii, Iowa, Nebraska, North Dakota, South Dakota, Utah and Washington

Support and Training Offered By House Doctors

Financial Assistance Provided: Yes
Site Selection Assistance: Yes
Lease Negotiation Assistance: Yes
Recruiting Assistance: Yes
Co-Operative Advertising: Yes
Training: 3-6 weeks Pre-classroom at home and 1 week Comprehensive Classroom in Cincinnati, OH

2022 Franchise Requirements Needed to Own a House Doctors Franchise.

What does a House Doctors Franchise Cost?

House Doctors franchise fees for 2022:

Cash Investment: $50,000
Total Investment: $89,300 - $120,000
Minimum Net Worth: $300,000
Franchise Fee: $53,700
Royalty: 6 - 4%
Ad: 2%
Average Number of Employees: 3 to start
Master Franchise Opportunities: No

Is House Doctors a Semi Absentee Franchise with a Passive Ownership Opportunity?

Yes. House Doctors is a semi absentee franchise and allows passive ownership. A semi-absentee franchise is a business you could start and run while still maintaining a job or other obligation.

Is House Doctors a Home Based franchise?

Yes. House Doctors is a home based franchise opportunity.

What Do House Doctors Franchise Owners Make?

Click here to find out how much House Doctors franchisees make. House Doctors offers an Item 19 in their Franchise Disclosure Document which provides financial information about select franchisees in their franchise system.

Is House Doctors a Master Franchise Opportunity?

No. House Doctors is not a master franchise opportunity.

Does House Doctors Offer a Veteran Discount?

Yes. House Doctors franchise does offer a veteran discount.

Does House Doctors Work with E2 Visa and EB-5 Visa Candidates?

Yes. House Doctors franchise does work with E2 Visa and EB-5 Visa candidates.

Is House Doctors Looking for Franchisees in Canada?

No. House Doctors franchise is not looking for Canada franchisees.

Is House Doctors Looking for International franchisees?

No. House Doctors franchise is not looking for International franchisees.

Additional Information

Additional Categories

Repair & Restoration, Maintenance, Home Services

Number of Units Open

20-50 UNITS

Cash Required

$50,000 - $100,000

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E2 Visa Franchise


House Doctors Franchises for Sale

Click Here to inquire about existing House Doctors franchises for sale. We may have House Doctors franchise resales. A franchise resale is an already established franchise owned by a franchisee and the franchisee is looking to sell their franchise.

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