Starting a business is never easy. The cost alone can be off-putting even if the will and desire are there. The good thing is that you don’t need an insane amount of money to start a business. There are many franchises you can buy for less than $25,000. The franchises come from different industries and to help you out, we have picked 11 of the most promising:

1. Jan-Pro

Jan-Pro provides commercial cleaning services for businesses. There are two types of franchises available. You can go for the home-based franchise, where you will work on your own to do the cleaning, or the master franchise, where you can oversee a few employees doing the job.

2. Coverall

Coverall is also another commercial cleaner and it’s been franchising for the last three decades. As of 2017, the company had a total of 8,575 locations around the United States. The fees start from as low as $13,500.

3. Cruise Planners

The company is a home-based travel agent network. Source: Franchise Panda

Cruise Planners is a home-based travel agent network. It sells full-service travel packages to customers around the world. If you have some background in the travel industry, this would be the ideal way to get started as a business person.

4. Jazzercise Inc.

The dance and aerobics classes that are offered by Jazzercise Inc. are quite popular and the company has done very good business around the US. Jazzercise Inc. was first founded in 1969 and until 2017 it had managed to open a total of 8,880 locations in the world.

5. Dream Vacations

This is another opportunity for people who are interested in venturing into the travel world. Just like Cruise Planners, Dream Vacations is a home-based travel agent network. However, it offers an initial discount for veterans who want to join its franchise program.

6. Chester’s

You can invest a very little amount to start this business. Source: Village Food Markets

Chester’s is a fried chicken franchise that is open to all kinds of investors. You can invest as low as $8,000 or even as high as $300,000 depending on your current asset plans. If you are starting from scratch, you may need to spend a lot more.

7. Property Management Inc.

The franchise simply helps tenants find rental properties. It also offers property owners rent processing as well as inspections. You will basically be helping landlords manage their properties.

8. Dale Carnegie Training

In case you have a passion for teaching, then this would be the perfect franchise to start with. It focuses on training business subjects.

9. SuperGlass Windshield Repair

There are three main areas you will work in with this franchise. They include windshield repair, headlight restoration, and scratch removal. This franchise is designed for people with a background in auto mechanics.

10. Little Kickers

This franchise is perfect for soccer fans. Source: Startups

Little Kickers provides pre-school soccer classes. It’s ideal for people who have a passion for sports, and those who love to spend time with kids.

11. Town Money Saver

This franchise distributes direct mail advertising flyers to homes and businesses. It’s a very simple task too and you can do it without any special skills.

Some of the other franchises worth mentioning include Leadership Management Inc., OpenWorks, Kinderdance International Inc., and Proforma. Make sure you do some research on them before you consider starting.