In Brief:

      • A number of major real estate brands operate as franchises in the United States.
      • Franchising can be a way for entrepreneurs to enter the property sales and management industry.
      • Here’s AskMrFranchise’s list of the top 4 real estate franchises for sale!

Most people buy real estate not only as a place to live, but also as an investment. The real estate industry can also be a great investment for entrepreneurs seeking an interesting and exciting new career. 

The good news for entrepreneurs is that there’s plenty of real estate franchises for sale that offer intriguing career options to explore, including becoming a real estate agent or property manager. While the real estate industry can be challenging in many respects, it can also potentially be very rewarding for entrepreneurs with a knack for sales and good instinct of what their clients are truly looking for in a new home. 

Here’s AskMrFranchise’s picks for the top real estate franchises for sale in 2021 based on our research!

1. All County Property Management

Initial Franchise Fee: $39,500

Startup Costs: $66,950- $98,900

Established in 2008, All County Property Management specializes in both real estate sales and property management.  Additional services offered include property maintenance services, real estate rental services, real estate sales and listing services, and more. 

The company offers an intriguing opportunity for entrepreneurs seeking a franchise that offers extensive training and support, low startup costs, flexibility, and a proven business model in an economic sector that’s not going away anytime soon!

2. National Property Inspections

Initial Franchise Fee: $34,900

Startup Costs: $40,700 – $43,000

Founded in 1987, National Property Inspections is another one of the top real estate franchises for sale and a respected leader in the $3 billion property inspection industry. The business offers both residential and commercial property inspections as well as energy evaluations, mold and termite inspections, and additional services for anyone interested in buying or investing in real estate. 

National Property Inspections may be a good fit for entrepreneurs seeking a company with strong brand recognition, robust corporate support and training, and an exclusive guaranteed territory.

3. Real Property Management

Initial Franchise Fee: $45,000

Startup Costs: $86,795 – $117,795 

Real Property Management, established in 2004, provides property management services all across the United States, including rent collection, leasing, property maintenance, tenant screening, and more. The company’s aim is to help clients avoid any hassles related to maintenance and tenant issues, and maximize the value of their property. An established brand with a national presence, this franchise has the potential to be a good fit for entrepreneurs looking for a role in a prominent real estate business.


One of the largest, oldest, and best-known real estate brands in the United States, RE/MAX LLC was founded back in 1973 and headquartered in Denver, Colorado. Boasting one of the largest market shares in the U.S. property market, RE/MAX LLC has long been an industry leader in real estate franchising and remains an attractive opportunity for aspiring professionals looking for a major brand with strong global recognition. 

By Steve Longo and Jim Notaris

Callens Capital

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