Did you know that tick born illness have more than doubled in the last decade? Thirty percent of mosquito consumers are looking for a natural solution and this number grows annually, showcasing the increase in demand for enviornmentally-friendly solutions. That's where tick franchises like ohDEER come in. The ohDEER franchise is a leading all-natural deer, tick and mosquito control business. Founded in 2006 by Kurt and Colleen Upham, the brand specializes in all-natural products designed to address outdoor pest challenges. The brand began franchising in 2014 and has 14 locations spanning across Maryland, Massachusetts, New York, Rhode Island and Virginia. ohDEER franchisees retain 92% of their customers, which gives them recurring revenue that comes back every season. The franchisor offers discounts and financing that make the upfront costs lower so you have more to invest in your business.
Franchise owners benefit from experienced leadership and support. You'll be supported in terms of marketing support, a robust training system, software support, bookkeeping, and more. In terms of the initial investment, it ranges between $116,280-$143,542, which includes an initial franchise fee of $49,500. To incentivize veteran ownership, they receive a 10% discount on the franchise fee. The Massachusetts-based business is a member of the International Franchise Association's VetFran Program, which helps military members transition to business ownership. Royalty fees are 8% of total sales. Qualified candidates are passionate about customer service and have a net worth of at least $50,000 - $250,000 and need at least $50,000 - $100,000 in cash and other liquid assets. The pest control brand offers absentee and home-based opportunities as well exclusive territories.