Where is the Book by Owner main office?
Our main office is located just West of Denver in Lakewood, CO
How many franchise partners does Book by Owner have today?
We have 9 franchise partners managing more than 300 vacation homes hosting thousands of guests each year.
How much is the initial investment?
The initial franchise fee is $30,000 which secures your exclusive territory, a domain name and a webpage for your business, as well as a new I-Pad or tablet PC, access to our web based operating systems, extensive training, start up support, marketing materials, management contracts, operation manuals and ongoing training and support.
Is there a royalty?
Book by Owner collects a 6% royalty on income from direct sales.
How many properties will I be expected to manage?
We prefer each franchise manage a minimum of 50 - 75 properties but depending on your territory there may be no limit to the number of properties you can manage.
How do you determine a territory?
Typically a territory is a well defined geographic resort area, however we work with each potential franchise partner to define their territory prior to finalizing a franchise agreement.
Do I need special skills or education to become a franchise partner?
No. Our system can be operated by anyone with an energetic, outgoing, entrepreneurial spirit and adventurous attitude who enjoys working with technology based tools. Experience in property management, hospitality, sales, customer service and marketing is also beneficial.