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“The biggest thrill comes from opening and nurturing new business. The buzz from this is difficult to beat”

“The biggest thrill comes from opening and nurturing new business. The buzz from this is difficult to beat”

As one of the U.K.’s most established franchises, Agency Express offers a safe and profitable return on investment for its owner-operator franchisees

Agency Express is the U.K.’s largest provider of professional estate agency board services and has been the industry’s market leader since 1998. With 117 franchisees operating successfully across England, Wales, Scotland, and Northern Ireland, Agency Express services and maintains over 60 per cent of all U.K. estate agency boards.

As one of the U.K.’s longest-established franchises, a three-time bfa HSBC Franchisor of the Year award winner, and the recipient of nine estate agency Supplier of the Year awards, Agency Express offers a truly successful business model.

The van-based ‘For Sale’ board management franchise is owner-operated, benefiting from low start-up costs, low overheads, and high returns. Franchisees also gain from one of the most comprehensive franchise packages available in the U.K., which includes everything you need to get your business up and running. From top-of-the-range tools and technology to a comprehensive five-day training programme and a three-day business launch, everything is carefully planned to maximise success.

With Agency Express, franchisees are also assured of receiving exceptional ongoing support. Each franchisee is guided through every aspect of running their business, be it manual or administerial. They have access to accounts and operational support, to ongoing marketing and sales backup, giving them all the knowledge and confidence needed to become successful business owners.

Agency Express franchisee, Brian Skinner, shares his thoughts on being an Agency Express business owner. “Every day is different and presents an assortment of opportunities. Most of the day-to-day challenges are covered in the training, so I haven’t experienced anything that I’m unprepared for. The biggest thrill comes from opening and nurturing new business. The buzz from this is difficult to beat.

“Within the first six months of trading I developed enough additional business to take on a second van and driver, and in 2022 I expanded into a second territory. The opportunities are there if you want them, and the ongoing support from head office is outstanding.

“Being a manual franchise, it can be hard work, but I reap all the benefits. I wish I’d discovered Agency Express 10 years ago. The business model works and it’s easy to operate. All you need to do is apply yourself, and success will follow.”

If you’re considering franchising and would like the reassurance of a proven business model, then the Agency Express van-based opportunity could be a perfect match for you. With Agency Express, no previous experience or qualifications are required, just self-motivation and a willingness to succeed.

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